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Episode 223 - Rock and Roll Over, Raising a lockdown puppy and languages for dogs

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Released Sat September 26, 2020
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In a fun and packed podcast, Norty Cohen and Steve McWilliams talk about Rock and Roll Over, an album of songs all about dog breeds. Annie Grossman from School For The Dogs advises on how to raise a lockdown puppy. Jason Forrest gets tips from Joe Nutkins on how to teach dogs foreign languages. The DogCast Radio News brings you all the dog themed news you need.

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Debbie Connolly

Debbie Connolly can help you transition your dog out of lockdown.

Melissa McCue McGrath shares her advice

Melissa McCue McGrath has the advice you need.

Melissa McCue McGrath

Melissa McCue McGrath is a dog trainer and author who has helped people through lockdown.

Episode 219 - Dog behaviour in lockdown and beyond

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Released Sat May 30, 2020
Length: 1:30:04
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Many dogs have been having behaviour changes during lockdown. Author and trainer Melissa McCue McGrath in the USA, and behaviourist and dangerous dogs expert witness in the UK Debbie Connolly discuss their experiences, and some of the questions they've been consulted about. Plus we explore how we can help our dogs move out of lockdown. And there's the DogCast Radio News. Happy listening!

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Help your dog adjust when you go back to work after lockdown

As some return to work, RSPCA issues advice to dog owners to help their pets adjust

The RSPCA is urging dog owners to prepare their pets for their return to work and a change to their lockdown routine.

For many of us, life has changed significantly during the Covid-19 lockdown - and it’s also changed for our dogs. When the restrictions are lifted, we will have to adjust again to returning to our normal routines. And our dogs will too.

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RSPCA receives 40 abandonment reports a day during coronavirus lockdown


More than 1,600 reports of abandoned animals to RSPCA since lockdown began
The RSPCA has received more than 1,600 reports of abandoned animals across England & Wales since lockdown began - that’s 40 a day.

The charity has released the figures as part of its emergency appeal, launched to keep its rescue teams out on the road during the Coronavirus crisis and continuing to rescue animals most in need.

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RSPCA receives 40 abandonment reports a day during coronavirus lockdown.

Episode 218 - Keep your dog happy and healthy during lockdown

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Released Sat May 2, 2020
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While you're at home during lockdown - or any other time - you can keep your dog happy and healthy. Nathalie Ingham is Canine Training and Behaviour Manager at Battersea and she has practical, easy advice to keep your dog entertained. Behaviourist and expert witness Nick Jones has helped develop Work Out Your Walkies to allow you to walk your dog in your own garden. Plus the DogCast Radio News. And a surprising amount of mentions of flying cars.

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Dog toys provide fun during lockdown

Use toys and other household items to provide your dog with mental stimulation.

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224 - Major: A Soldier Dog and Paws Against Elbow Dysplasia and the Mayhew

In this podcast you can hear how Paws Against E D has an ambitious plan to help dogs with elbow dysplasia and other conditions. The War Dog program saw thousands of Americans send their dog to be trained to help the war effort, hear about their moving experiences. Jason Flemyng tells is how The Mayhew is launching A Life Shared is a Life Saved to raise funds to support their work. We're honouring the dogs of the past, and striving to make the future as happy and healthy as possible for dogs.

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.