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Dogs Trust Disappointed By Government Response To Efra Report

Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, is disappointed by the Government’s response to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Efra) Committee Report on Dog Control and Welfare, published yesterday (17th April). The response to the Committee’s recommendations highlights the Government’s piecemeal approach to tackling the various issues surrounding dog control and welfare, particularly dangerous dogs.


Dogs Trust makes strides to accommodate left hand dog walkers in accordance with EU law

Dogs Trust makes strides to accommodate left hand dog walkers in accordance with EU law


Bella at home

Bella the blind Bedlington Terrier - how cute is she? Thanks to Dogs Trust she got her happy ending; a new beginning.

Bella the blind Bedlington Terrier at the beach

Bella the blind Bedlington Terrier has fun at the beach with new owner Lindsey Claydon.

Lindsey Claydon and Bella

Lindsey Claydon with Bella the blind Bedlington Terrier she adopted from Dogs Trust.

Life Brightens up for Blind Homeless Hound

Dogs Trust Darlington’s Blind Bedlington Terrier finds her furry tail ending


Dogs Trust responds to publication of Efra Committee Report

Charity acknowledges commitment to tackling dog-related issues but slams recommendations to extend breed specific legislation


Richard Moore demonstrating microchipping a dog

Richard Moore from Dogs Trust demonstrates microchipping. All UK dogs must be microchipped from 2016.

Clarissa Baldwin, Owen Paterson and Richard Moore

Clarissa Baldwin CEO Dogs Trust Owen Paterson and Richard Moore Dogs Trust.

Dogs Trust response to microchipping announcement

Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, has hailed the Government’s commitment to introduce compulsory microchipping for all dogs as a watershed for dog welfare.
Dogs Trust has long campaigned for the introduction of compulsory microchipping, which has proven to be the most effective way of ensuring lost dogs are returned to their owners.



275 - Controversial advice from Chloe Cavoodle: stop interactions with unknown dogs

Chloe Cavoodle is an assistance dog who posts all about her life in Sydney - her human, Liana, suggests we stop interactions with all strange dogs. Hear why! Plus hear the first chapter of Julie's book Crufts or Bust about Julie and Buddy's attempts to qualify for Crufts.

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.