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Episode 148 - If I should die before my dog and First aid kit for dogs

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Released Sat July 27, 2013
Length: 1:00:06
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In this show Kerry Rhodes talks about the items you should have in your canine first aid kit and Joe and Cathy Connolly talk about their book If I Should Die Before My Dog which every dog owner should have. Plus the DogCast Radio news and more.

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Episode 147 - Terrier training and Treibball

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Released Sat June 1, 2013
Length: 1:03:10
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In this show you can hear Dawn Antoniak-Mitchell talk about her book Terrier-Centric Dog Training- From Tenacious to Tremendous which offers effective advice to those trying to live in harmony with their terrier or terrier mix - and it may surprise you to know which dogs are terriers. We hear from Sarah Hursthouse about Treibball, the latest dog sport to arrive in the UK - a herding sport where dogs push large balls into a goal. And in the DogCast Radio News you can listen to the dog stories you might otherwise miss out on.

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Episode 146 - Dognition and Reiki

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Released Sat May 11, 2013
Length: 1:08:30
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In this show we investigate the scientific and the alternative as Dr. Brian Hare talks about the citizen science project Dognition, looking into the different types of canine cognition, and Reiki Master Teacher Rob Fellows talks about how Reiki can help you and your dog. Plus the DogCast Radio News, and a UK petition that aims to change the way puppies are sold.

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Episode 145 - Crufts 2013 Special (Part 2)

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Released Sat April 13, 2013
Length: 0:30:15
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In the second part of our Crufts coverage Rob Fellows about the work of the charity Nowzad who rescue stray animals in Afghanistan, Garry Botterril want you to raise money for Hounds for Heroes by getting Fit in Kit, Jenny Brown tells how her Beagle Tiga has sniffed out lost dogs, Sharon Rose talks about her lovely and very laidback Great Danes, and Donal Murphy explains how National Pet Month promotes responsible pet ownership. Plus we announce our Doggitude giveaway winner.

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Episode 144 - Crufts 2013 Special

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Released Sat April 6, 2013
Length: 0:38:41
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Hear our Crufts 2013 coverage, with interviews from Sarah Fisher and Tony Head, Nick Jones talks about offering advice to Crufts visitors, Sara Bingham discusses her Parti Poodle, Claire Guest launches a Medical Detection Dogs initiative, Tracy Genever reveals how the Blue Cross supports grieving dog owners, and Juie interviews two of the Kennel Club's Heelwork to Music Activity Team.

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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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208 - Benefab and Jayda finds a home

In Episode 208 of DogCast Radio, you can hear how Kat Chrysostum invented benefab, a fabric that is helping dogs to life as healthily and happily as possible. When Duschanca Singh met rescue dog Jayda at the Mayhew, it was love at first sight. Plus the DogCast Radio News with stories of dogs around the world who are being bribed, learning to cope with being blind, training to lead visually impaired people - and one emotional roller-coaster of a story!

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.