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Episode 143 - Ted Kerasote - Pukka's Promise: The Quest for Longer Lived Dogs (Part 2)

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Released Sat March 30, 2013
Length: 0:56:39
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In this, the second of two in-depth interviews, Merle's Door author Ted Kerasote talks with humour and honesty about his experiences and research writing Pukka's Promise: The Quest for Longer-Lived Dogs, and has simple suggestions to help every dog owner extend their dog's life. After years alone, Ted talks touchingly about his life being once more lit up by dog light; let's help all our dogs shine that light for as long as possible.

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Episode 142 - Ted Kerasote - Pukka's Promise: The Quest for Longer Lived Dogs

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Released Sat March 2, 2013
Length: 0:54:24
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In this, the first of two in-depth interviews, Merle's Door author Ted Kerasote talks with humour and honesty about his experiences and research writing Pukka's Promise: The Quest for Longer-Lived Dogs, and has simple suggestions to help every dog owner extend their dog's life. After years along, Ted talks touchingly about his life being once more lit up by dog light; let's help all our dogs shine that light for as long as possible.

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Episode 141 - Doggitude and grumpy dogs

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Released Sat February 16, 2013
Length: 1:06:57
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Talented artist Carole Pivarnik talks about producing Doggitude, her book of stunning dog portraits. Heelwork to music specialist Jenny Deakin talks about preparing for Crufts and her classes for "grumpy" dogs. Plus the DogCast Radio News, mandatory microchipping in the UK and more.

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Episode 140 - Treibball and The Truth about Wolves and Dogs

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Released Sat January 26, 2013
Length: 0:51:59
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Treibball is the latest dog sport - hear all about it from Sandi Pensinger. Toni Shelbourne talks about her book The Truth about Wolves and Dogs which questions alpha theories. Plus hear in the DogCast Radio News how you can vote to keep the dog token in Monoploy and join in the latest online fad of Find Momo.

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Episode 139 - 12 Dogs of Christmas and Canine First Aid

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Released Sat December 15, 2012
Length: 1:11:32
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Hear from Ken Kragen about the book and movie of The 12 Dogs of Christmas. Kerry Rhodes has canine first aid advice that could save your dog's life, plus the DogCast Radio News and a brand new Christmas fiction feature in which a puppy farmer is visited by three ghosts- but will it soften his heart?

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Episode 138 - The 12 Dogs of Christmas and Roann's Dog Therapy Team

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Released Sat November 24, 2012
Length: 0:52:09
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Hear from Ken Kragen how the book and movie of The 12 Dogs of Christmas started as a doodle on a place mat. A team approach to dog training is paying off for Roann's Dog Therapy Team. Plus the DogCast Radio News brings you stories PETA, a hawk attack on a dog and more, and what are you most thankful for about your dog?

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Episode 137 - On Toby's Terms, The Spirit of The Dog and Lizzie Owen

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Released Sat October 27, 2012
Length: 1:03:21
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Tamsin Pickeral and Astrid Harrisson talk about their stunning new book The Spirit of the Dog, which traces the development of dog breeds. Charmaine Hammond shares the life lessons her troubled dog Toby taught her, and how her book On Toby's Terms has touched hearts worldwide. Lizzie Owen reveals how her assistance dog Frodo helps her and the ways you can help support the charity.

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Episode 136 - teach a hug and take great photos of your dog

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Released Sat September 29, 2012
Length: 0:42:47
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Pamela Johnson tells you how to teach you dog a hug behaviour - and the practical applications this has. Professional photographer Sarah Loveland has advice to help you take great photos of your dog. Plus the DogCast Radio News, Buddy's Diary and much more.

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Episode 135 - Best dog toys and Hayley the fundraising Basset Hound

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Released Sat August 25, 2012
Length: 0:49:07
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There are so many dog toys on offer that sometimes it can be difficult to know what to choose for your dog. But when you've made your choice and bought it, do you know how to get the most out of a toy with your dog? Plus hear about Hayley the fundraising Basset Hound.

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Episode 134 - Scruffts and Women and Dog Training

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Released Sat July 14, 2012
Length: 0:51:30
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Roger Alan Bernard talks about the reasons women encounter dog training problems, we celebrate the crossbreed with a trip to a Scruffts heat, and remember dogs who have been loved and lost recently. Plus the DogCast Radio News with the stories other news sources might just have overlooked.

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193 - Finn's law and Alabama Rot

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.

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.