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Bulldog Bruce goes from burned to beloved

A terrified and injured French Bulldog who was found dumped with horrific untreated burns across his body has made an amazing recovery from his ordeal and is now loving life in his forever home.

Poor Bruce, aged 8, was taken into the RSPCA Preston and district branch by a woman who said she found the pet dumped and shivering in a bush near a park in the Thorpe Lane area of Preston, Lancashire, on February 18.

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Bruce in his forever home

Bruce with his new owners.

One-eyed French bulldog Ugly Betty hopes to win over heart of new owner

Affectionately named Ugly Betty searches for paw-fect partner

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And the affectionately named Ugly Betty is hoping that is true - as the unusual-looking French bulldog is looking for a home.

The eight-year-old arrived in the RSPCA’s care in July after her owners could no longer care for her.

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Betty 5

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And the affectionately named Ugly Betty is hoping that is true - as the unusual-looking French bulldog is looking for a home.

Betty 4

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And the affectionately named Ugly Betty is hoping that is true - as the unusual-looking French bulldog is looking for a home.

Betty 3

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And the affectionately named Ugly Betty is hoping that is true - as the unusual-looking French bulldog is looking for a home.

Betty 2

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And the affectionately named Ugly Betty is hoping that is true - as the unusual-looking French bulldog is looking for a home.

Betty

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And the affectionately named Ugly Betty is hoping that is true - as the unusual-looking French bulldog is looking for a home.

Two ‘ugly’ alien pups rescued by the RSPCA enjoy a beautiful new life

From cardboard box to goggle box, pups to star in TV series
Two ‘beautifully ugly’ French bulldog pups discovered dumped in a cardboard box are turning heads for all the right reasons now.

The scrawny bald pups were named Yoda and Mogwai by their rescuer RSPCA inspector Simon Evans because of their strange otherworldly appearance.

However after a remarkable transformation the pair have been found new homes and will play a starring role in the first episode of the new series of The Dog Rescuers on Tuesday (June 27).

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258 - Andrew Cotter Olive and Mabel and celebrating Mutts

Sports broadcaster Andrew Cotter made charming videos of his two Labrador dogs Olive and Mabel, which kept us smiling in lockdown and beyond. He talks to Julie about Dog Days, the book he has written about the ups and downs of life with his dogs, and their rise to social media stardom. Photographer Olivia Pritchard loves mutts - mystery mixed breeds as she puts it - and has created a stunning fine art coffee table book in celebration of them. She talks about her experiences meeting the dogs that feature in the book, and about her own rescue dog.

189 - The Dog Healers and War Dogs Remembered

In this episode you can hear Mark Winik talk about his debut novel, The Dog Healers, and listen to Julia Robertson explain why she founded the charity War Dogs remembered. Plus there's the DogCast Radio News, and what Mischief the German Spitz puppy has been up to.

188 - Service Dogs UK and Roxie the Doxie Finds Her Forever Home

In this episode you can hear about Service Dogs UK, a fantastic charity which trains assistance dogs to support veterans of any service - military personnel, police, firefighters, paramedics and the coastguard - who develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder due to their job. Also, listen to Dr Jody A Dean, a clinical psychologist talk about how her book, Roxie the Doxie finds her Forever Home, is helping children understand and talk about adoption and other family issues. Plus the DogCast Radio News and some thoughts on the alpha dog myth.

187 - Muffins Halo and Chorley Fun Dog Show

In this episode you can hear about Muffin's Halo for Blind Dogs, and what motivates people to enter their dog in a fun dog show. In the DogCast Radio News, listen to stories about the latest dog related research. Plus there's a new member of the DogCast Radio team!

186 - Maxwell Muir on wolves

In this episode you can hear trainer, behaviourist, writer, broadcaster and wolf expert Maxwell Muir talk about what wolves mean to him personally, their plight in a modern world, and his hopes for their future. Plus we have the DogCast Radio News.