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Trying to get longterm Dogs Trust residents a home

Sad news from Dogs Trust:
Dogs Trust Merseyside appeals on behalf of its overlooked dogs

Almost a third* of the dogs currently at Dogs Trust Merseyside are classed as ‘sticky’, meaning they have been in kennels for six months or more waiting to find a new home. The rehoming centre is making an appeal on behalf of two of its stickies, Dream & Dinky, to see if they can be ‘unstuck’!


Christmas present dogs already being abandoned

This is heartbreaking. The latest press release from Dogs Trust:
Christmas present pups handed in to Dogs Trust rescue centres

We all know “A Dog is for Life, Not just for Christmas” yet sadly this was not the case for puppies “Cluedo” and “Scrabble” who were handed in to Dogs Trust rehoming centres today, 28th December 2011.  


Community spirit raises funds for Dogs Trust

When dog lovers pull together they can achieve big things - even within a small community as this latest news from my local Dogs Trust shelter shows:

- Dogs Trust Shrewsbury receives £1,200 from local fundraisers

The staff and dogs at Dogs Trust Shrewsbury are over the moon this week as they received an amazing £1,200 donated by a local fundraising group who call themselves “Hair of the Dog” and are based in Coalbrookdale in Shropshire.


Rescue Me

From Rescue Me – How to successfully rehome a rescue dog

Spending time together and taking care of your dog will help to form a strong bond.

Dogs Trust record attempt

Would you like to be part of a record attempt? Here's the info you need:
Call for South West dogs and their owners to join in amazing ‘Super Stay’
Dog owners and their canine companions from across the South West are being encouraged to join in the ‘Super Stay’ at Dogs Trust Salisbury’s Open Day on Sunday 7th August.


Miss Galaxy visits newly re-named Dogs Trust Shrewsbury

Jamie-Lee and puppy “Shrewsbury” officially rename dog rehoming centre “Dogs Trust Shrewsbury”.

Jess and Worthy

Terrier cross, Worthy, and Spaniel cross Jess are an adorable pair who would love a place to play ball. These eight-year-olds love to keep active and are tennis ball fanatics! This keen to please, cuddly pair would love a home where they can exercise and have fun with their new owners.

Tye and Cassie

Tye and Cassie are two adorable 11-year-old Collie crosses who are looking for a comfortable home where they can live out the 'good life' together. They are missing their home comforts and would love to potter around in the garden. They would prefer an adult only home.

Will and Kate

11-year-old crossbreed, Will, is a handsome, confident boy who looks after his ‘other half’ Kate, a pretty Yorkie. Will and Kate are as inseparable as their royal namesakes and are hoping to continue their lifelong friendship in a new home. They would love a quiet home with someone who can take them on gentle walks.


276 - put a stop in your dog walk and anxiety in dogs and children

Don't rush around the dog walk - stop! Pennie Clayton suggests we pause and just be! You and your dog will benefit. Author Hillary Harper talks about her anxious dog, and the children's book she has written to help children and dogs who have anxiety. Julie has been collaborating with photographer Sarah Loveland to celebrate Tripawd Superdogs. And last - but definitely not least - Diamond the Papillon puppy has joined the DogCast Radio family.

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.