Banbury and North Oxford RSPCA officer Lauren Bailey will appear once again in an episode of the Channel 5 show The Dog Rescuers.
The programme goes on the road with the familiar faces of the RSPCA’S finest inspectors, and the latest episode will be aired next Tuesday from 8pm-9pm.
The episode shows Ms Bailey as she is called to a house where the police have reported three dogs that are not in great shape. One of the dogs worrys her it has just given birth to a litter of eight puppies. Despite the dog’s owner refusing to take the animals to the vets, Lauren is forced to ask the police to seize the mother and her puppies.
With more than 1.3 million reports of cruelty and mistreatment of animals made to the RSPCA every year, the charity is under increasing pressure to safeguard our nation’s pets from the constant threat of abusive owners and unscrupulous breeders.
This series follows those inspectors and officers that deal with ensuring man’s best friend is being properly treated. Cameras followed inspectors investigating crimes of abuse against dogs and puppies, in rural and inner cities, as poor living conditions, malnutrition, illegal mass-breeding are eradicated in the aid of saving dogs’ lives.
Dermot Murphy, assistant director inspectorate for the RSPCA. said: “We are delighted to be back to show our dedicated officers working hard in often difficult circumstances to help rescue and save dogs from cruelty and neglect.
“They face heartbreaking situations but detal with them with compassion and dignity to help protect man’s best friends.”
Miss Bailey appeared in a previous episode on July 14 when she was called to a house in Hertfordshire, where 17-year-old terrier Cassie was in a bad way after getting stuck in a hedge in the back garden.