DogCast Radio episode guide


Episode 119 - The Power of Wagging Tails and the Sheepdog Experience

Released Sat June 11, 2011
Length: 0:41:06
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Dawn Marcus talks about her heart-warming new book The Power of Wagging Tails, which highlights how beneficial dogs are for us in so many ways. Host Julie and Jenny have been on the Sheepdog Experience at the Mainline Border Collie Centre, hear Barbara and Vicki Sykes talking about the dogs they love. In the DogCast Radio News hear how dog owners have been falling fowl of the law, and hear why Julie's looking forward to doing some housework.

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Episode 118 - Surfing dog Ricochet and rescue greyhounds

Released Sat May 21, 2011
Length: 0:43:47
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Surf dog Ricochet is inspiring people to be the best they can, but her life was meant to take a different direction. There are many myths and misunderstandings about Greyhounds - we talk to an ex-racing Greyhound adopter to find out the truth. Plus find out what the DogCast Radio team have been up to, and hear the latest DogCast Radio News.

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Episode 117 - Osteoarthirtis research and Nikki Moustaki

Released Sat April 16, 2011
Length: 1:00:17
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The University of Liverpool's Small Animal Teaching Hospital is researching osteoarthritis treatment in dogs - we speak to a researcher and a participant. Nikki Moustaki talks about her Pet Postcard Project and Nitro's Law. Plus the DogCast Radio News, and how to treat a dog like a dog.

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Episode 116 - Crufts 2011

Released Sun March 27, 2011
Length: 1:04:49
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Interviews from Crufts 2011 - Marc Abraham, Debbie Connolly, Carolyn Menteith, assistance dog owners Wendy Morrell and Sheila Sadler, plus Oldies Club and Nowzad Dogs.

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Episode 115 - Older dogs, Crufts and Westminster

Released Sat March 19, 2011
Length: 0:53:31
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Older dogs can find themselves stuck in rescue shelters simply because of their age, but Karen Litzinger knows the joys of adopting an older dog first hand, and in this interview she draws on her experiences with her dog Tika whom she adopted at the age of eleven.

From Crufts 2011 there are interviews about Cardigan Corgis and a unique assistance dog, plus Nikki Moustaki and host Julie discuss the two most prestigious shows in the dog world, Crufts and Westminster.

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Episode 114 - Search and Rescure and Pit Bull NationPit Bull

Released Sat February 12, 2011
Length: 0:51:45
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Find out goes on when search and resuce dogs are called out to locate a missing person. Hear how Pit Bull advocate Cindy Marabito started her own rescue for the dogs she loves. Plus some surprising revelations about the beginnings of the human-dog relationship in the DogCast Radio News, and fiction feature Place in the Pack.

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Episode 113 - New Year's Resolutions and Pit Bull Nation

Released Sat January 8, 2011
Length: 1:02:41
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Discover what three New Year's resolutions you can make to improve your dog's life in 2011 with trainer Nick Jones' thought provoking suggestions. Hear from Cindy Marabito about her uplifting and shocking experiences rescuing Pit Bulls. Plus host Julie brings you some happy dog related news stories.

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Episode 112 - Why dogs bark and what your dog really wants for Christmas

Released Sat December 11, 2010
Length: 0:52:16
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Joyce Geier is a Border Collie expert who knows that what dogs most want from their owners is quality time; she has advice for keeping your dog happy and occupied. David Ryan is a Clinical Animal Behaviourist and Chair of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors, and he has some fascinating observations about why dogs bark. Plus Buddy delivers his Christmas address and there's the DogCast Radio News.

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Episode 111 - Orphans of Katrina

Released Sat November 13, 2010
Length: 1:07:55
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Karen O'Toole lived through the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and she discusses her book about her experiences - Orphans of Katrina: What Really Happened on the Gulf. Dr Muriel Brasseur gives advice to a listener about why her dogs are mouthing and how to stop it. Plus hear the DogCast Radio News, Buddy's Diary, a plea for help for the Save Lennox campaign, and a review of Pukka: The Pup After Merle.

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Episode 110 - Newfoundlands and recovering from pet loss

Released Sat October 9, 2010
Length: 1:12:53
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Newfoundlands are a breed of dog who sometimes find themselves in need of a new home simply because they've grown too large. We talk to the owners of some rescue Newfies about their beautiful dogs' stories as we help commemorate forty years of the Newfoundland Club welfare. Karen Litzinger has experienced dog loss and is a qualified counsellor. She has produced a CD Heal Your Heart to help comfort those grieving for a pet. In the DogCast Radio News there are stories of exceptional Guide Dogs and police dogs who Tweet. Plus what's your advice for a Beagle owner with a problem?

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