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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 168 - Canine assistants and dog friendly Bridgnorth

Length: 1:09:24

Released Sat April 2, 2016
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In this episode you can hear Canine Assistants' founder Jennifer Arnold talk about how she educates, rather than trains, the assistance dogs she provides. It's an approach that is yielding amazing results. In the UK, Bridgnorth, in Shropshire, is bidding to become the most dog friendly town in Britain. Hear what happened when Julie went to investigate.
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Episode 167 - Carolyn Menteith Understanding Puppies

Length: 0:57:05

Released Sat March 12, 2016
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Life with a puppy is sometimes a surprise, because they don't act the way we want them to. In this interview you can hear experienced behaviourist Carolyn Menteith explain what puppies are like, why they do certain things, and how you can help your puppy become the dog you want. You can also listen to Buddy's Diary, in which Buddy tells the tale of his latest surgery, and there it the DogCast Radio News too.
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Episode 166 - Pam Dennison - You CAN Train Your Dog

Length: 1:11:45

Released Sun March 1, 2015
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Pam Dennison is a dog trainer who is passionate about making training clear and fun for the dog. In this interview you can hear her talk about her new book - You CAN Train Your Dog. So what are training myths and what is training fact? Pam has the answers. Plus in the DogCast Radio News, hear about dogs working as conservation canines, and the dog IQ test that could offer insights into human dementia. And do you agree that lessons on looking after your dog should be compulsory?
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Episode 165 - There's more to a puppy pile than cute

Length: 0:52:21

Released Sat January 30, 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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