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Say no to shock collars

Animal-lovers have just one week left to sign an urgent electric shock collar campaign asking Members of Parliament to put pressure on the UK Government to not abandon a pledge to ban the cruel devices.

Canine Colleagues: the Pros and Cons of a Dog-Friendly Office

The modern workplace is undergoing a transformation, as more companies consider innovative ways to enhance employee satisfaction and productivity. One such trend gaining traction is the concept of a dog-friendly office, where employees are allowed to bring their furry companions to work. This is on top of the benefits that remote employees get by being able to work with their canine friends from home.

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Cute office dog

The concept of a dog-friendly office offers a unique blend of advantages and challenges that companies must carefully evaluate.

Dogs are our friends in the office

The concept of a dog-friendly office offers a unique blend of advantages and challenges that companies must carefully evaluate.

office dog

The concept of a dog-friendly office offers a unique blend of advantages and challenges that companies must carefully evaluate.

Dogs in the office

The concept of a dog-friendly office offers a unique blend of advantages and challenges that companies must carefully evaluate.

Episode 266 - Search and Rescue Sport and the command which could save your dog's life

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Released Sat August 26, 2023
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Hear about Search and Rescue Sport from Melissa Stagnaro, the Vice President of the American Rettungshunde Sport Association. Melissa's dogs have also painted masterpieces, and enjoy playing corn hole too. Julie shares the most important command to teach your dog is - and it might just save their life!

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Melissa Stagnaro mantrailing

German Short Haired Pointer Boozie Tim thrives on scentwork.

Melissa Stagnaro and Kludde

Kludde the Dutch Shepherd has produced many paintings.

PDSA advice for helping to keep flat-faced dogs safer in the heat

During summer last year, when the UK faced record-breaking high temperatures of over 40C in July, over 50% of dogs treated for ‘heatstroke’ by PDSA* were those with flat faces (brachycephalic breeds) such as Pugs, British & French Bulldogs and Shih Tzus.

With the summer season underway, a group of UK dog welfare experts is urging owners of flat-faced dog breeds to take extra care to protect these dogs in the warm weather.

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275 - Controversial advice from Chloe Cavoodle: stop interactions with unknown dogs

Chloe Cavoodle is an assistance dog who posts all about her life in Sydney - her human, Liana, suggests we stop interactions with all strange dogs. Hear why! Plus hear the first chapter of Julie's book Crufts or Bust about Julie and Buddy's attempts to qualify for Crufts.

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.