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Episode 80 - Listener's problem and Swapping Bones For Brocolli


Released Sat January 10, 2009
Length: 0:56:11
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  • Problems in a multi dog house
  • Swapping bones for broccoli?
  • News
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Episode 79 - Tailwaggers and Rethinking rescue dogs


Released Sat December 27, 2008
Length: 1:02:12
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  • Rethinking rescue dogs
  • Tailwaggers charity
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Episode 78 - Choosing a puppy and more on spending less at the veterinarian


Released Sat December 13, 2008
Length: 1:02:35
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  • Spending less at the veterinarian
  • Choosing a good dog breeder
  • News
  • Buddy's Diary
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Episode 77 - Spending less at the veterinarian and Walking Ollie


Released Sat November 22, 2008
Length: 1:02:59
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In this episode, veterinarian Paula Terrifaj talks about how you can spend less at the veterinarian's surgery without compromising your dog's health. Author Stephen Foster talks about his book Walking Ollie, and adopting his two dogs Ollie and Dylan. Plus the DogCast Radio News and how Buddy is enjoying a damp, chill English autumn.

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Episode 76 - The National Dog Show, Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs and Puppy Farm Protests


Released Sat November 8, 2008
Length: 0:53:44
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The National Dog Show sponsored by Purina will be televised on Thanksgiving Afternoon, and is fast becoming a holiday tradition. Co-host David Frei tells us what viewers can expect to see.
Lady Margaret Flack, together with the Kennel Club and Our Dogs, is mounting a campaign to try to put an end to puppy farming, dog smuggling, dog dealing and dogs being sold in pet shops.
The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is now recognised by the UK Kennel Club. Host Julie talks to Kimberley MacDonald, the woman who brought the Swissies to Britain, worked to have them recognised by the Kennel Club, and is now setting up a breed club.

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Episode 75 - Australian Terriers and more on settling a new puppy


Released Sat October 25, 2008
Length: 1:00:06
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Australian Terriers are cheerful, companionable, lively little dogs, and in this episode breeder Doreen Simpkins gives us an insight into life with this delightful breed.

Matthew Culmore's interview about settling a new puppy into the house concludes in this episode. You can hear the first part in episode 74 of DogCast Radio.

Former Australian High Commissioner/Ambassador to the Caribbean Winfred Peppinck gives us a poignant story, A Phoenix in Black and White, Winfred recalls the bitter-sweet arrival of new puppy Harry Lime.

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Episode 74 - Settling a puppy and Canine Good Citizen


Released Sat October 11, 2008
Length: 0:55:31
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Top Bichon Frise breeder Matthew Culmore talks about settling a new puppy in to your home.

Many national Kennel Clubs around the world offer dogs and owners the chance to participate in the Canine Good Citizen Scheme. Buddy and host Julie have passed the Bronze and Silver levels, and are currently working on their Gold Award. Julie talks to trainer Jill Arnold from Paws 4 Thought Dog Training about what the scheme involves.

Buddy has been watching his people, and frankly they have been up to some strange behaviour recently. What makes birthdays so good? Why do they smear smelly stuff from tins onto the walls? Above all, what on earth is in that big glass box? All will be revealed in Buddy's Diary.

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Episode 73 - Clicker Training


Released Sat September 27, 2008
Length: 0:46:06
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Clicker training - you've probably heard of it, but do you know how to do it? In this show you can hear Aaron Clayton from Karen Pryor Clicker Training explaining exactly what clicker training is, how you can start using it, and some of the amazing results you can get with it. We bust some myths about clicking, and talk about how it can be used for both family pets and those competing at the highest level.

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Episode 72 - Calming your dog and Tellington Touch


Released Fri September 12, 2008
Length: 0:55:52
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Find out about calming your dog from trainer Pat Miller, hear Joanna Brown tell us Monty's story, and about Tellington Touch, and listen to the news and the latest excert from Buddy's Diary.

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Episode 71 - Separation anxiety and Border Collie Profile


Released Fri August 8, 2008
Length: 0:55:32
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Barbara Sykes tells us about Border Collies, and Cindy Scott talks to us about seperation anxiety.

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270 - clinical behaviourist Rachel Rodgers and author Mark E. Scott

Clinical dog behaviourist Rachel Rodgers and her team of rehabilitation dog trainers are helping dogs live their best life. Author Mark Scott is assisted in many ways by his Australian Shepherd, Brody. Host Julie shares some positive dog news stories.

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.