Podcast: Canterbury family stuck with nine XL Bullies as rescue dog gives birth to surprise litter of puppies

A Canterbury woman who rescued an XL Bully now has nine of them, after the surprise arrival of a litter of puppies.

The breed has now been banned which means they cannot legally be sold or given away.

Also in today’s episode, there are concerns for the future of a foodbank in Sittingbourne as the building it is in could be demolished.

Phoenix House has fallen into disrepair and Kent County Council want to knock it down or sell it to save money.

The KentOnline Podcast has been told there has been a dramatic increase in the number of pets being dumped since Christmas.

The RSPCA say the cost of living crisis is one of the main factors.

In football, Gillingham will be looking to bounce straight back from last weekend’s defeat as they welcome Walsall tomorrow.

The visitors to Priestfield are three places and five points behind the Gills in the league two table.

Meantime, new striker Josh Andrews has been telling fans what they can expect from him.

The 22-year-old has signed on a permanent deal from Birmingham City.

And, a Chatham man who was born with spina bifida has joined the world’s only competetive team of all-disabled racing drivers.

Dom Shore is paralysed from the knees down, and uses hand controls to drive his car.