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Episode 6 - Dog Whisperer and Dog hotel


Released Sat November 26, 2005
Length: 0:50:04
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Dog and Cat Hotel

What arrangements do you make for your dog when you go on vacation?

In this episode find out about the luxurious accommodation available at the America Cat and Dog Hotel, in Las Vegas.

It's certainly not a "dog's life" here - with every suite having its own television!

Dog Whisperer

Have you ever wondered what a dog whisperer actually does?

Listen to Steve Fryer as he shares his experiences with us from his years facilitating communication between people and dogs.

Steve has helped countless families experiencing problems with their dog - but guess how many times he's been bitten. You'll have to listen to find out!

Interview: Shirlee Kalstone, author of "How to Housebreak Your Dog in Seven Days"

Toilet training your dog can be a frustrating experience.

Shirlee Kalstone's book "How to Housebreak Your Dog in Seven Days" has invaluable advice for anyone struggling with this problem.

In this interview, find out how understanding the fundamental nature of the dog will give you an advantage in housebreaking your dog.

This is must listen radio!

Website review: Your Purebred Puppy

Have you ever wished you could find a source of absolutely realistic dog breed advice? Well your search is over - try

Here Michele Welton will tell you the pros and cons of almost 200 dog breeds.

For the A-Y (there is no Z!) of dog breeds, check out this site.

Buddy's Diary

Buddy is generally a happy chap, but in his diary this time, he relates the few things that do trouble him.

The worst of Buddy's problems is his arch enemy, Vacuum.

News and issues

In the DogCast Radio news, do you know who Jennifer Anniston's favourite room mate is?

Also find out about the latest "designer breed", that's sweeping across America, and has now made it to Australia.

However, Australians tell it like it is, and there are objections that huge sums of money are being exchanged for what is essentially a mongrel.

The subject is followed up in our issues section, so if you want to have your say on it - get in touch.

Other items

All this plus catch up on Buddy's tattoo, a website review on a site that gives you realistic breed advice, and some of our favourite dog quotes.

Happy listening!


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Chloe Cavoodle is an assistance dog who posts all about her life in Sydney - her human, Liana, suggests we stop interactions with all strange dogs. Hear why! Plus hear the first chapter of Julie's book Crufts or Bust about Julie and Buddy's attempts to qualify for Crufts.

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

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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.