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Rememebering War Animals

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Released Sun October 21, 2018
Length: 0:59:27
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In this, our 200th episode, we feature author Robin Hutton, discussing the animals heroes of World War II. On Remembrance Day, we recall the sacrifice of those who gave their lives in the line of duty. Those brave soldiers were courageously supported by many animals, and you can hear Robin tell some of their amazing stories.
Plus Julie and Jenny bring you the DogCast Radio News, featuring remarkable dogs, clever dogs, working dogs, and according to a study, the ubiquitous feature of modern life which can depress our dogs.
We celebrate our 200th podcast with a look back at how things have changed over the past thirteen years.

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Revolutionary Cricket Dog treats and Record Breaking Dogs

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Released Sat September 22, 2018
Length: 1:12:56
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In this episode you can hear two amazing interviews: Rachael Grylls tells us about her World Record Breaking dogs (they hold four records between them - and counting!), and Anne Carlson talks about her cutting edge dog treats made from crickets (great for dogs and the environment). Plus the DogCast Radio News.

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Episode 198 Surf Dog Ricochet and Help the Street Animals of Morocco

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Released Sat August 25, 2018
Length: 1:05:20
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In this episode we catch up with Surf Dog Ricochet who enhaces the lives of many people with disabilities. We hear about the work of Help the Street Animals of Morocco and their devoted volunteers. Plus we have the DogCast Radio News and we hear about the toy which annoyed Mischief.

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Episode 197 - Canine Compulsive Disorder and VIP pet sitting

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Released Sat July 28, 2018
Length: 1:05:16
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In this episode, you can hear Laura Vorreyer explain how she got into VIP pet sitting. Toni Shelbourne has everything you need to know about Canine Compulsive Disorder, a condition which causes dogs and owners great distress. Plus there's the DogCast Radio News read by Julie and Jenny, and Julie recalls Buddy's last holiday - which was an unplanned, but enriching experience for him.

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Episode 196 - The Wisdom of Wolves with Jim and Jamie Dutcher

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Released Sat June 30, 2018
Length: 1:02:19
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This episode focuses on the incredible experiences of Jim and Jamie Dutcher, living with a pack of wolves. In this fascinating interview, Jim and Jamie tell Julie in detail about their time with the Sawtooth Pack. Along the way they share insights into what a wolf family is like, the wolves' attitude towards pups and immature wolves, the sounds the wolves made, how wolves interact with the natural world around them - and what that tricky term "alpha" really means. There are also lots of anecdotes illustrating the subjects discussed. Plus there's the DogCast Radio News, and sadly, a tribute to Buddy, who passed away earlier this month.

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Episode 195 - Well Informed Pet and dog grooming secrets

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Released Sat May 26, 2018
Length: 1:04:07
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Well Informed Pet is an app that lets you - and all those who care for your dog - keep track of all their health information. We go behind the scenes at the dog grooming salon, and deal with some controversial issues. Plus in the DogCast Radio News the dog who wasn't a dog, the assistance dog who might not be, the First Lady who dove into a lake for her dog, and more!

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Episode 194 - Crufts 2018

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Released Sat April 28, 2018
Length: 0:48:09
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At Crufts 2018, we brave sensory deprivation on the Guide Dog stand, found out more about Finnish Laphunds, discovered some very large doggy blood donors, chatted to John Howie about natural health supplements for dogs, and to Debbie Connolly about the need to provide the police with a quick, easy way to assess dogs they encounter. Plus the DogCast Radio News - which features new research, and chromosomes.

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Episode 193 - Finn's law and Alabama Rot

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Released Sat March 10, 2018
Length: 1:04:11
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Hear PC Dave Wardell talk movingly about the night his police dog, Finn, nearly died, and how that gave rise to the campaign to have Finn's Law, and give legal protection to police dogs. Alabama Rot has been hitting the headlines in the UK, but how worried should dog owners be, and how can owners protect their dogs from it? Vet Marc Dhumeaux tells you what you need to know. Plus the DogCast Radio News.

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Episode 192 - Rescue dogs: how to adopt one and how to help if you can't

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Released Sat February 17, 2018
Length: 0:54:25
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In this episode you can hear an expert dog trainer's 10 steps to getting a great dog from the shelter. If you can't adopt a rescue dog, you can still help support dog shelters and charities in a wide variety of ways. Plus the DogCast Radio News is an emotional rollercoaster.

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Episode 191 - Dog First Aid and The Firmest Friend

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Released Sat January 13, 2018
Length: 0:59:37
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In this episode, you can hear documentary maker Andrew Fixell talk about his film The Firmest Friend, which focuses on three homeless people and their pitbull dogs. Dog First Aid expert Jo Middleton shares her top tips for keeping your dog safe. Plus there's the DogCast Radio News featuring dogs who got into danger, how AI may enable us to understand our dogs better, and the British lamp post powered by dog poo.

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Rememebering War Animals

In this, our 200th episode, we feature author Robin Hutton, discussing the animals heroes of World War II. On Remembrance Day, we recall the sacrifice of those who gave their lives in the line of duty. Those brave soldiers were courageously supported by many animals, and you can hear Robin tell some of their amazing stories. Plus Julie and Jenny bring you the DogCast Radio News, featuring remarkable dogs, clever dogs, working dogs, and according to a study, the ubiquitous feature of modern life which can depress our dogs. We celebrate our 200th podcast with a look back at how things have changed over the past thirteen years.

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.