DogCast Radio episode guide


Episode 180 - Crufts 2017

Released Sun March 19, 2017
Length: 1:17:59
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We were at Crufts 2017 sniffing out the latest news on old friends and new. In this show you can hear why French Bulldogs are becoming so popular and the consequences that mat have for the breed, from charities such as Service Dogs UK, Medical Detection Dogs, The Blue Cross and The Animal Health Trust, plus we hear how to keep dogs and children safe around each other from Debbie Connolly, we meet Doug the Pug Therapy Dog and we find out how Lintbellls' Yumove is helping dogs like Buddy cope with arthritis.

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Episode 179 - Car travel problems and helping your dog through surgery

Released Sat February 25, 2017
Length: 1:07:18
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Expert dog trainer and TTouch practitioner Toni Shelbourne talks about her latest book Help! My Dog Doesn't Travel Well In The Car Solving Motion Sickness And Other Traveling Issues. Experienced veterinarian Deidre Chiaramonte explains how owners can best support their dogs through surgery. Lots of practical advice in this show to help with some stressful issues, and help make dogs' and owners' lives happier and healthier.

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Episode 178 - Maxwell Muir

Released Sat January 21, 2017
Length: 0:50:37
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In this show trainer and behaviourist Maxwell Muir shares his mission to help owners understand their dogs so they can find natural balance in their relationship. You can hear him discuss the topics of three of the seminars he offers - how to live in harmony with your dog via a natural and humane approach, how you can communicate effectively with your dog, and how you can provide daily enrichment and stimulation for your dog. Listen to Maxwell and make 2017 a great year for you and your dog.

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Episode 177 - Canine cancer

Released Sat December 17, 2016
Length: 0:44:09
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Cancer is a subject which can be extremely scary - and it can affect our dogs as well as us. When you're told your dog has cancer, it's a huge and upsetting shock, but if you arm yourself with information you can make things easier for yourself and your dog. Whether your dog has been diagnosed with cancer, or is still healthy, veterinarian Dr Patrick Mahaney has the information you need.

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Episode 176 - Conservation K9 Consultancy

Released Sat November 26, 2016
Length: 0:59:54
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Hear from expert trainer Louise Viljoen how her dogs are playing a vital role in conserving wildlife around the world. The dogs' incredible sense of smell enables us to monitor wildlife with as little disturbance to them as possible - and the dogs Louise trains and works with are rescue dogs. A great, positive story in many ways.

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Episode 175 - How to Right a Dog Gone Wrong

Released Sat October 22, 2016
Length: 1:00:02
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In this show Pamela Dennison draws on years of working with students and personal experience to offer help and hope to those coping with a reactive of aggressive dog. Listen to Pam explain how you can help your dog cope with life, offering practical advice along the way. All delivered with honesty and humour.

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Episode 174 - author Graeme Sims

Released Sat September 24, 2016
Length: 0:48:15
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A stray dog came into Graeme Sims' life at a low point, and transformed it. In this interview the ad-man turned shepherd, turned showman, turned vicar, turned author discussed why not all dogs are equal, and why Italians have taken him to their hearts.

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Episode 173 - Pet loss and end of life

Released Sat September 10, 2016
Length: 0:55:02
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When you've loved a dog, losing them can plunge us into grief, but there is help available. Wendy Van de Poll is a certified end of life and pet loss grief coach, and she has advice to help you cope with the death of your beloved dog.

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Episode 172 - Oodles of Doodles and DoodleFest

Released Fri August 26, 2016
Length: 0:53:38
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Doodles - Poodle mixes- are growing in popularity, but the Poodle mindset is not always a good fit with other breeds, and can have unexpected results. Top behaviourist and trainer Carolyn Menteith talks about her concerns for the Doodle mix. Doodle Trust founder Barb Turnbull echoes those concerns, and knows firsthand why some Doodles end up in rescue. The DogCast Radio attend DoodleFest, where Julie judges the novelty classes.

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Episode 171 - Flatcoat Walkies and How to Foster Dogs

Released Sun July 17, 2016
Length: 1:11:26
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In this episode you can hear from experienced dog expert, Pat Miller, about what fostering a dog is, what support you should expect, and how it helps dogs find their forever homes. Flatcoat Walkies is a group that started out simply to provide opportunities for Flatcoat Retriever owners to meet up, hear how it has grown, and what life is like with the breed affectionately known as a Flattie. Plus you can hear our latest original fiction, Honesty, and hear about the dog who ate her owner's teeth.

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