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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th February 1938 1st public experimental demonstration of Baird color TV (London)
17th February 1896 London Country Councils' Muzzling Order becomes effective
17th February 1883 A Ashwell patents free-toilet in London
17th February 1740 The end of the great frost, freezing of the Thames and a terrible Winter
Battersea Dogs and Cats Home
The famous dogs and cats home in Battersea.
Location: 4 Battersea Park Road, Battersea, SW8 4AA
Description: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home (and formerly known as the Temporary Home for Lost and Starving Dogs, and The Battersea Dogs Home) is the UK's oldest and most famous home for dogs and cats. It is financed by voluntary donations with an income of almost 12.2 million in 2010.
In September 2012, the ITV documentary For the Love of Dogs hosted by Paul O'Grady saw the host follow the work of Battersea over seven weeks.