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Episode 258 - Andrew Cotter Olive and Mabel and celebrating Mutts

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Released Sat November 19, 2022
Length: 1:15:15
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Sports broadcaster Andrew Cotter made charming videos of his two Labrador dogs Olive and Mabel, which kept us smiling in lockdown and beyond. He talks to Julie about Dog Days, the book he has written about the ups and downs of life with his dogs, and their rise to social media stardom. Photographer Olivia Pritchard loves mutts - mystery mixed breeds as she puts it - and has created a stunning fine art coffee table book in celebration of them. She talks about her experiences meeting the dogs that feature in the book, and about her own rescue dog.

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Episode 257 - Sit, Stay, heal and RAD assistance dog charity

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Released Sat October 15, 2022
Length: 1:29:31
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Dogs helping humans and humans helping dogs - the circle of dog human life. Dr. Renee Alsarraf fought cancer on her canine patients' behalf for over two decades, before finding herself in a personal fight. RAD Assistance Dogs is a charity which trains people with mental health disability impairment to train their own dog as their assistance dogs. In this podcast you can hear a celebration of the dog human bond.

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Episode 256 - Keep fit with your dog and holistic animal practice

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Released Sat September 17, 2022
Length: 1:33:40
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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.

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Episode 255 - Comedy with Underdog and matching dogs to people with Hands 2 Paws

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Released Sat June 18, 2022
Length: 1:39:47
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Comedian Dave Chawner reveals the journey behind his Edinburgh fringe show, Underdog, and app creator Elizabeth Menegon discussed her motivation for matching people with their ideal dog breed via Hands 2 Paws.

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Episode 254 - whistle recall training and eco dog harnesses and revolutionary pet identity

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Released Sat July 23, 2022
Length: 1:12:51
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Make walks less worrying by whistle training a recall with Jemma Milne. Make the world a better place by opting for eco dog harnesses and leads - and make your dog more secure from theft or getting lost with Toni Koutu's revolutionary pet identity system.

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Episode 253 - force free dog training and bake your own dog treats

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Released Sat June 25, 2022
Length: 1:26:15
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Shannon Riley-Coyner is passionate about force free dog training, Tracey Voss is passionate about engaging with dog owners about the treats they feed their dog. Hear from two women who are improving pet welfare.

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Episode 252 - puppy exercise and dog food banks

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Released Sat May 28, 2022
Length: 0:47:30
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In this podcast Dr Darryl Millis discusses how to give puppies the right amount of exercise and his article What is the Logic Behind Not Exercising Puppies Until the Growth Plates are Closed? John Cahill, Manager of Blue Cross Sheffield rehoming unit, talks about the charity's pet food bank.

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Episode 251 - grappling with dog issues and guess the dog news story

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Released Sat April 30, 2022
Length: 0:41:21
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In this podcast, Julie and Jenny grapple with the dog issues of the day - they discuss some popular google searches anyway. Plus play guess how the dog story ends. So what happened to the dog with cancer in his leg, and the dog who failed as an explosives sniffer dog? Plus will I see my dog in heaven, where should my dog sleep, should my dog wear a coat, does my dog need a seat belt. Pick up some science on the way - what are R&K species?

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Episode 250 - Zazie Todd and Shelly Volsche

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Released Sat March 26, 2022
Length: 1:43:38
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In the 250th DogCast Radio podcast, eminent scientists Zazie Todd and Shelly Volsche talk about dog issue you need to know about. Learn the science behind making your dog happy with Zazie, and Shelly shares her research into pet parenthood. A celebration of the love between us and our dogs as Julie and Jenny reminisce about 17 years of DogCast Radio.

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

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Released Sat February 19, 2022
Length: 1:12:25
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Hear about the exciting new initiative to help rescue dogs travel to their new homes, Help The Dog Fly. Plus we celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Blue Cross, and get top tips on how to have a thriving dog social media account.

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258 - Andrew Cotter Olive and Mabel and celebrating Mutts

Sports broadcaster Andrew Cotter made charming videos of his two Labrador dogs Olive and Mabel, which kept us smiling in lockdown and beyond. He talks to Julie about Dog Days, the book he has written about the ups and downs of life with his dogs, and their rise to social media stardom. Photographer Olivia Pritchard loves mutts - mystery mixed breeds as she puts it - and has created a stunning fine art coffee table book in celebration of them. She talks about her experiences meeting the dogs that feature in the book, and about her own rescue dog.

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.