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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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Episode 248 - Detection Dogs and are we treating our dogs to early death

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Released Sat January 22, 2022
Length: 1:10:01
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Isabelle Groc talks about how her book Detection Dogs examines more than how dogs are helping us conserve our environment. Veterinarian Sean McCormack discusses research that shows over treating our dogs may cause them to die early. Plus a top speed DogCast Radio News - ten stories in six minutes!

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Episode 247 - Can you have a dog and work?

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Released Sat January 1, 2022
Length: 0:46:07
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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 246 - dog owning in the time of Covid and Jess and Moxie Ride Around the World

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Released Sat December 11, 2021
Length: 1:57:53
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Expert behaviourist Carolyn Menteith discusses research by Tails.com into the perceptions of changes in the dog world in the last two years. Jess Stone talks about how she and her GSD Moxie are biking around the world to raise money for Girl Up. A feel good podcast.

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Episode 245 - Rancho Luna Lobos and Canine Partners

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Released Sat November 20, 2021
Length: 1:00:04
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In an episode all about dogs helping people, and people helping dogs, Fernando Ramirez talks about using dog sledding as a form of therapy for dogs, and Fiona Airey talks about her assistance dog, Verlin, and how Canine Partners have given her her life back. An uplifting listen.

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Episode 244 - Grisha Stewart and Jennifer Billot

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Released Sat October 30, 2021
Length: 1:41:11
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In this podcast hear Grisha Stewart talk about BAT, leash belay, her online expert dog training lessons and more. Jennifer Billot talks about setting puppies up for success in the real world. Two great beahviourists in one great show, helping you help your dog be as happy as possible.

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Episode 243 - Positive Pet Project and Lance A Spirit Unbroken

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Released Sat October 2, 2021
Length: 1:48:24
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Jon Garstang is an animal shelter expert who is spearheading the first ever national initiative in Greece to teach children the value of relationships with animals. Walter Stoffel describes himself as having survived the rescue of Lance, a border Collie with issues.
Two inspiring dog advocates.

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Episode 242 - Woof and Brew

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Released Sat September 18, 2021
Length: 0:37:00
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You can share a cuppa with your canine and keep your dog happy and healthy thanks to Woof & Brew. Treat your dog to a Christmas treat or an everyday tonic. Co-founder Steve Bennett talks about his inspiration and his love for his rescue dogs. Steve also runs Dog Friendly, helping dog owners to find genuinely dog friendly venues in the UK.

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Episode 241 - Andy Hale and National Happy Dog Day

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Released Sat September 4, 2021
Length: 0:54:53
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In celebration of National Happy Dog Day on 9th September, certified behaviourist Andy Hale advocates moving past the "how" of dog training, and focusing on the "why". Andy's priority is the dog's emotional experience, and he and Julie discuss how we can allow our dogs to be happy. Join in the discussion online with the hashtag #HappyDogDay.

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Episode 240 - Pets helping pupils and Canine Capers

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Released Sat August 14, 2021
Length: 1:03:16
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Through all the ups and downs of the pandemic, our dogs and other pets have been at our sides as we've worked and studied at home. Mars Petcare has been researching the effect of having pets involved in the learning process. When a dog got into difficulty in a lake, an unlikely friendship was born, and now Jane and Shelagh are hoping that a calendar celebrating dogs will raise money for a Swansea charity. Julie and Jenny discuss new research that indicates cats see us in more of a parental role than dogs do.

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259 - Loving Edie and 101 Dogs

Meredith May had had dogs before but was not prepared for life with Golden Retriever Edie. She discusses her book Loving Edie, which their shared journey. Nicola Jane Swinney loves dogs, so much so that she's written a book about 101 Dogs, giving a quirky insight into their characteristics. Listen during the dog walk, or cuddled up on the couch with your canine.

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.