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Episode 122 - Run a fun dog show and Chance's Happy Ending


Released Sat September 17, 2011
Length: 0:41:26
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Judy Rentrop tells the remarkable story of rescue dog Chance who ended up in a life-saving role. TV vet Joe Inglis talks about his new website Run A Fun Dog Show. Mad About The Dog by Belinda Harley is reviewed and host Julie talks about the latest addition to the DogCast Radio pack - Border Collie Rusty.

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Episode 121 - Puppy socialisation and listener advice from Judy Rentrop


Released Sat August 13, 2011
Length: 0:49:20
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Cat Hughes provides some excellent tips on socialising your puppy as smoothly as possible. Judy Rentrop gives advice in response to a listener's problem. Nick has news of a dog with and unusual problem, Julie has some great reviews - plus are you an owner or a guardian, and does it really matter?

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Episode 120 - The Power of Wagging Tails and the Great British Greyhound Walk


Released Sat July 9, 2011
Length: 0:45:08
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Dawn Marcus talks about her book The Power of Wagging Tails which highlights how incredibly good for us dogs are by focussing on therapy dog experiences. The Great British Greyhound Walk saw Greyhound owners all over the UK getting their dogs out to meet the public and show what good pets Greyhounds make. Host Julie reviews the Dyson DC25 animal vacuum and the groom tool which actually vacuums your pet direct, and the new book from Dogs Trust Rescue Me – How to successfully rehome a rescue dog. Plus in the DogCast Radio News hear why Germaine Greer wants to kill British dogs.

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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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272 - dog AITA and having fun with your dog

In the first podcast of 2024, Julie considers some dog themed AITA questions from the Reddit site.Who are the goodies and who are the baddies of some canine conundrums? And here's a new year's resolution you can stick to - have fun with your dog! We have lots of suggestions from listeners about fun activities with your dog.

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.