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Episode 64 - Merle's door

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Released Sat April 26, 2008
Length: 0:56:35
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If you haven't read "Merle's Door" by Ted Kerasote, you've missed out on a treat. This is an amazing book that tells the story of a man and a dog living in harmony.

Ted met Merle when the dog was around ten months, and living wild in the Utah desert. Ted was on vacation taking a river trip, and Merle ended up travelling down the river with him and his friends. At the end of the trip a bond had been formed, and Merle accompanied Ted back to Wyoming.

Ted's home in Kelly is in the middle of a national park, and the dogs living there are afforded freedom which would be impractical in most areas. Having lived alone, Merle had become independent, and wanted to come and go on his own timetable. To enable this, Ted installed a dog door - Merle's door. Man and dog could then develop their own routine.

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Episode 2 - Rottweilers and kickboxing dogs

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Released Sat September 24, 2005
Length: 0:55:16
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  • Rottweiler breed profile with interviews
  • Training tip from Joe Timko of Canyon View Ranch, California
  • Kickboxing Black Russian Terrier
  • Puppy Playtime for younger listeners
  • Buddy's Diary
  • News
  • Two Minute Fiction
  • What your dog would never say
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Episode 1 - Labradors

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Released Sat August 27, 2005
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  • Labrador breed profile with interviews
  • Buddy's Diary
  • Competition
  • Website review - Pet Planet
  • Training tip from Joe Timko of Canyon View Ranch, California
  • News
  • Top 5 dog quotes
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Episode 26 - Guide Dog Special

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Released Sat September 23, 2006
Length: 0:54:20
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  • Two Minute Fiction
  • Julie and Wallace the Guide Dog - interviews
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In a bumper, bonanza, bulging at the seams episode, hear the inspiring story of the Tripawd Superdogs inspired by photographer Sarah Loveland's own three legged dog. History in the making, as the first British team enters the Senior Agility World Championships. Tuk’s Law campaigns to stop dogs and other pets being put down without the owner's knowledge. Daisy the escapee kitten was saved by a search and rescue dog, and her story is worthy of a Disney movie!

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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.