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Episode 249 - Help the Dog Fly, Blue Cross anniversary and dogs on social media


Released Sat February 19, 2022
Length: 1:12:25
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Help The Dog Fly

When Marta Negro met a rescue dog, Teaspa, in Thailand, she bonded with her and made plans to bring her home to the UK. Then the covid pandemic hit and Marta was forced to hurriedly travel home alone.

The difficulties of arranging to get Teaspa home inspired Marta to found Help The Dog Fly, an initiative which helps reunite dogs and adopters, and can help out with travellers' costs. Hear from Marta how she is reducing the carbon footprint of the company, and her plans for the future.

Find out more at the Help the Dog Fly website or their
Instagram .

Blue Cross 125th Anniversary

The Blue Cross has been supporting pets and people for 125 years. In this interview, Kelly Taylor, Education Manager at Blue Cross, talks about how things have changed over the years for the charity. Kerry and Julie discuss recent research carried out by the charity, which reveals how important our pets are to us.

Keep up to date with this wonderful charity at their website or on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

Social media advice from Nina Cole

We all want a healthy following on social media, and Nina Cole can help you and your dog achieve that. Nina has a successful social media strategy, and enjoys incorporating her cute dog Ellie into her posts.

Learn how to interact meaningfully - don't "post and ghost"!

Connect with Nina at her website, where you can find links to her social media including Instagram, Twitter and more!


270 - clinical behaviourist Rachel Rodgers and author Mark E. Scott

Clinical dog behaviourist Rachel Rodgers and her team of rehabilitation dog trainers are helping dogs live their best life. Author Mark Scott is assisted in many ways by his Australian Shepherd, Brody. Host Julie shares some positive dog news stories.

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.