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Crufts 2012

Ruach - paws on shoulders

Just one of the moves you can do with a Great Dane in heelwork to music - paws on shoulders! Ruach and Christina Oxtoby.

Heelwork to music display at Crufts 2012

The heelwork to music display in the main arena of Crufts 2012, with Jenny Deakin leading the display. Heelwork to

Crufts 2012 YUMPRO Mon Cher

A breeder who feared a stomach infection might force her to pull her puppy from Crufts says a health product launched at Crufts 2012 (Lintbell's YUMPRO) helped her to take a top breed prize.

Nina Ottosson

Doggy game designer Nina Ottosson was on the Company of Animals stand at Crufts.

Paul Keevil and Crosby

Dandie Dinmont enthusiast Paul Keevil with his lookalike dog Crosby. Paul got to the finals of the Crufts Factor with another dog, Jackson.

Crufts Factor winner

Elee the Shiba Inu with her owner Delphine Lamalle won Crufts Factor 2012 with an impressive display of tricks.

High Flyers

The Hertfordshire-based flyball team the High Flyers are joint hosts and organisers of the European Championships, a three day event which is likely to attract around 150 international teams and up to 2,000 dogs. It takes place in July 2012 at Littleport in Cambridgeshire.

Lintbells at Crufts 2012

John Howie with Julie Growcott and Ted publicising Yumpro Bio Activ on the Lintbells stand.

Julie and Lesley Nicol

Julie was delighted to meet Lesley Nicol who plays Mrs Patmore in Downton Abbey.

Sharing

242 - Woof and Brew

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.

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.