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DogCast Radio is a twice monthly radio show all about dogs. You can hear for free at this website, download it to listen at home or on your MP3 player, or subscribe to it as a Podcast. Listen to the latest show now. It seeks to cover anything and everything dog related. Check out our Subject Index or Episode Guide to see what we've already covered. All episodes are still available for listening or downloading.
If you enjoy DogCast Radio, you may like The Dog News Show a new podcast. It's hosted by Julie Hill of DogCast Radio and Debbie Connolly from TV's Dog Borstal and features spirited discussion of current dog related news stories.

Episode 165 - There's more to a puppy pile than cute

Length: 0:52:21

Released Sat October 1, 2016
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When puppies cuddle up together it's very cute, but did you know there's more to it than that? In this show Jill Breitner explains what we can learn from the puppy pile, and how we can apply that to help settle puppies entering our homes. In the DogCast Radio News hear how one charity is encouraging adopters to ensure they are rescue ready, and the Twitter feed that will tweet you a picture of you as a dog.
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Episode 164 - Dogopedia and Harry the Labradale

Length: 0:58:56

Released Sun December 13, 2015
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In this show you can hear about Battersea Dogs and Cats Home's new book Dogopedia. The book includes such subjects as whether our dogs feel guilt, if they know when we're coming home, and what makes a breed a pedigree or a made up breed, and more. Chris Farley talks about life with her clever and dexterous dog Harry. They have performed together in the Crufts Factor, The London Pet Show and on BBC TV, but what's life like with such a high achieving dog? Plus hear the story of the little girl who asked Santa to bring her missing dog back.
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Episode 163 - Let your dog sniff and K9 Rescue International

Length: 1:05:44

Released Sat November 28, 2015
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In this show find out the benefits of letting your dog sniff during a walk. Sarah Pennington explains why your dog will be happy if you stimulate hos brains - and the easy ways you can do this. Jayne Jones was so touched by the plight of dogs in Bulgaria that she started a rescue - hear how K9 Rescue International is saving dogs' lives. Plus hear the latest news from the dog world.
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Episode 162 - Keller the double Merle and making training fun

Length: 0:52:57

Released Sat October 31, 2015
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In this show you can hear trainer Lyn Dubois explain how training can be fun, and the benefits of making it fun. Lyn also gives us an insight into the amazing behaviours she has taught her Belgian Shepherd, Tammy. Listen to Amanda Fuller talking about the dangers of double merle matings, and how her dog Keller copes with being a double merle. The consequences of double merle matings affects many breeds and the UK Kennel Club will not register double merle pups. Plus hear about the French Bulldog who had a surprising encounter with two bears.
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Episode 161 - Hands on First and Help! My Dog's Scared of Fireworks

Length: 0:50:55

Released Sat September 12, 2015
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Have you heard of the practice of dog trucking? It's a growing problem in parts of the USA, and Melissa McCue McGrath want to get the message across that you should have #HandsOnFirst. People seem to let fireworks off at more times of the year, so if your dog is afraid of the loud bangs involved, it can be miserable for both of you. Toni Shelbourne and Karen Bush have written a book that will help your dog relax during firework season - but you need to take action now!
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