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101 Dogs by Nicola J Swinney

Gorgeous canines of every shape, size and colour bound through this book - all 101 of them! From dinky dachshunds to massive mastiffs, shaggy sheepdogs and slinky salukis, this beautifully illustrated guide to over one hundred dog breeds is perfect for those looking to purchase a pooch or just doting dog lovers who want more information. Expertly written by ex-Horse and Hound editor Nicola Swinney, and with stunning illustrations by The New Yorker artist Romy Blümel.

Loving Edie by Meredith May

When Meredith and her wife Jenn adopt Edie, a sweet golden retriever puppy, they find themselves becoming late-bloomer parents, doting over her as if she were flesh and blood. But it isn’t long after Edie joins the family that the problems begin.

Mutts

Acclaimed photographer Olivia Pritchard is using her new fine art coffee table book “MUTTS” to help animal rescues and inspire more people to adopt these lovely creatures.

Dog Days

Dog Days: Life in Lockdown with Olive & Mabel by British sports commentator and bestselling author Andrew Cotter is a behind the scenes look at his loyal dog companions, Olive and Mabel, from the highs and lows in lockdown and their rise to internet stardom.

257 - Sit Stay Heal and RAD

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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RAD Assistance Dogs

RAD Assistance Dogs helps people with MHDI train their own dog as their assistance dog.

Sit Stay Heal

Sit, Stay, Heal shares Dr Renee Alsarraf's experiences helping her canine patients beat cancer, as well as her own personal fight with the disease.

Renee Alsarraf

Renee Alsarraf had to fight cancer for herself and her dog. (c) Joseph Frazz

Kobe

Four-year-old German shepherd cross Kobe (pictured) was brought overseas as a puppy before moving to the UK. He was taken in by Stubbington Ark, Hampshire, and has been waiting over a year for his forever home. He can be reactive towards strangers and dogs so needs continued training. He has formed close bonds with our staff and acts like a big puppy around them. He loves toys, cuddles on the sofa and playing new games and learning tricks.

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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.