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Episode 247 - Can you have a dog and work?

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Released Sat January 1, 2022
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Can you have a dog and work? Of course you can - but possibly not with every dog. In this podcast we hear from a breeder who doesn't home her puppies to owners who work, leaving the home empty all day. We also hear from an owner and breeder who works and keeps her dogs happy. If there's no ultimate wrong or right, how do we ensure our dogs are happy? Plus we celebrate breeders who care about their dogs - as opposed to "greeders" who churn our puppies purely for money.

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Episode 237 - dogs got me through a heart attack

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Released Sat July 24, 2021
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When Scott Watkins had a heart attack, his dogs inspired to get healthy and stay healthy. Scott has his own dogs and offers holiday care for others' dogs. This interview is a great illustration of how our dogs become intertwined with every aspect of our lives.

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Episode 233 - K9 Nation

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Released Sat April 24, 2021
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K9 Nation is an app which allows you to connect and share information with other dog owners. Whether you're looking for a good dog walk, or struggling with your puppy, you can find practical help.

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230 - Be a Green Dog Owner and The Particulars of Peter

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Released Sat March 13, 2021
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Find out how to be a green dog owner, as George Bramble, of Beco pets, and James Bennett, of Wolfe Vets, have a wide-ranging discussion. Plus, there's a dog food giveaway offer for the first 100 DogCast Radio listeners who email Beco - details at www.DogCastRadio.com Kelly Conaboy shares the adventure she went on to write The Particulars of Peter, all about her dog. And Julie and Jenny have fun bringing you the DogCast Radio News.

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256 - Keep fit with your dog and holistic animal practice

Physiotherapist and lecturer Steph Evans helps people and dogs have fun and keep fit. Lisa Tully explains her holistic approach to dog health, and reveals how she has communicated with companion and wild animals. Julie takes exception to the trend of "10 dog breeds which..." articles.

189 - The Dog Healers and War Dogs Remembered

In this episode you can hear Mark Winik talk about his debut novel, The Dog Healers, and listen to Julia Robertson explain why she founded the charity War Dogs remembered. Plus there's the DogCast Radio News, and what Mischief the German Spitz puppy has been up to.

188 - Service Dogs UK and Roxie the Doxie Finds Her Forever Home

In this episode you can hear about Service Dogs UK, a fantastic charity which trains assistance dogs to support veterans of any service - military personnel, police, firefighters, paramedics and the coastguard - who develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder due to their job. Also, listen to Dr Jody A Dean, a clinical psychologist talk about how her book, Roxie the Doxie finds her Forever Home, is helping children understand and talk about adoption and other family issues. Plus the DogCast Radio News and some thoughts on the alpha dog myth.

187 - Muffins Halo and Chorley Fun Dog Show

In this episode you can hear about Muffin's Halo for Blind Dogs, and what motivates people to enter their dog in a fun dog show. In the DogCast Radio News, listen to stories about the latest dog related research. Plus there's a new member of the DogCast Radio team!

186 - Maxwell Muir on wolves

In this episode you can hear trainer, behaviourist, writer, broadcaster and wolf expert Maxwell Muir talk about what wolves mean to him personally, their plight in a modern world, and his hopes for their future. Plus we have the DogCast Radio News.