Battersea’s Oldest Dog Travels 270 Miles to New Home

October 9, 2012 by  
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Battersea Dogs & Cats Home’s oldest dog Blackie has found his new retirement home in Durham, 270 miles away from the charity’s London center. Aged 19 in dog years and 133 in human terms, golden oldie Blackie is the oldest dog ever to arrive at Battersea, and is among a growing number of golden oldies arriving at the charity.

Carrying the Torch

August 1, 2012 by  
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Recently, the rescue dogs of Battersea Dogs & Cats Home had a special role in helping the Olympic torch pass through on its way to London, improving the image of pit bull type dogs in the process. Here, StubbyDog chats with Battersea’s Debbie Chapman about this historic occasion.