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Episode 274 - Crufts 2024 and can dog friendly be neurodivergent friendly?


Released Sat March 30, 2024
Length: 3:09:04
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Can dog friendly also be neurodivergent friendly?

Michelle Foulia is a dog owner, but she is also neurodivergent, and has experienced problems around the noise other people's dogs create. She believes if we are all considerate of each other, we can all live happily. She talks to Julie about her philosophy, her experiences of living with neurodivergence, and how her family dog, Poppy, impacted their interactions positively.

Michelle is a Therapeutic Coach, a Bibliotherapist, a writer, author and speaker. She is also a Clinical Hypnotherapist. You can find out more about her at her website as well as at her Instagram and on Facebook .

Crufts 2024

Julie and Jenny went to Crufts 2024, and you can hear the conversations they had in his immersive coverage.

Julie interviewed Alex Wilson of Xtra Dog and Jodie Forbes of Crazelpup Dog Training, and Julia De Cadenet of No To Dog Meat . Julie also talked to Katie Dable with her dog Lexy, Liv with her dog Mocha Livgility , and Tina with her dog Percy.

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274 - Crufts 2024 and can dog friendly be neurodivergent friendly?

In this episode Julie and Jenny go to Crufts 2024 and Michelle Foulia explores whether dog friendly can be neurodivergent friendly too. Plus the problems the French Bulldog faces, and how our dogs are good for our neurobiology!

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