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Episode 211 - Doglogy University and how to find a good dog trainer

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Released Sat August 31, 2019
Length: 1:24:51
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In this episode, hear Matthew Lamarand's secret of training - which is totally free and inside yourself! Plus Rachel Rodgers tells you how to find a good trainer and/or behaviourist - and why "balanced" training is to be avoided. And we have the latest dog news stories from around the world in the DogCast Radio News. Whether you're cuddling a canine on the couch, or having a hike with a hound, we're the ideal podcast to listen to!

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Episode 205 - Empowerment Training for your Power Dog

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Released Sat March 16, 2019
Length: 0:53:47
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It's important to train every dog - but it's vital to get your training right when you have a powerful dog. That involves getting your relationship with you dog right, but includes taking into account society's attitude towards your dog. In this in depth interview, Dawn Antoniak-Mitchell discusses everything you need to know about training your power dog, something she has written a book about - Empowerment Training for Your Power Dog: Unleash the Positive Potential in Bully and Mastiff Breeds, Pit Bulls, and Other Strong Dogs. Plus the DogCast Radio News - including PC Dave Wardell and PD Finn who won the Crufts Friends for Life award.

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Episode 203 - Easy Peasy Puppy Squeezy

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Released Sat January 26, 2019
Length: 0:55:23
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In the first episode of 2019 you can hear Steve Mann's expert advice on how to get things right with your puppy, and your dog, as he talks about his book Easy Peasy Puppy Squeezy. Plus there's the DogCast Radio News read by Julie and Jenny, and some reflections on the simple step that just might revolutionise your dog training! And a listener's review of the Dutch film, Buddy.

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Cori training

In the SICS exercise below, Cori is towing three individuals, the human part of her team, a “crisis victim”, and another less critical “victim” who is holding onto her vest.

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What Rusty taught me today

I learned something today about my dog and about the way that I train my dogs that I found really surprising. I think it will help me be a better trainer, and it will certainly help make my dog happier during training.
 

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Free training sessions a Aricia Dog Training

If you're within driving distance of north Shropshire and you fancy a bit of free training take advantage of this opportunity at Aricia Dog Training:
 
Wanted Dogs and Handlers
 
Dogs and handlers wanted to take part in the Association of Pet Dog Trainers Assessment Weekend.
Free tuition - The classes are for 1 hour 15 minutes.
 
On Saturday 22 October
9.15-10.45 a.m.
10.30-a.m. - noon
12.15-1.45 p.m.
1.30-3.00 p.m.
2.45-4.15 p.m.
4.00 p.m. - 5.30 p.m.

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A great opportunity to get advice from Debbie Connolly

It isn't often you get the offer of something completely free these days, so if you fancy some free training and behaviour advice from expert Debbie Connolly here's how you can get just that:

 

From status symbol to a child’s best friend – get to know the real ‘nanny’ dog

Animal behaviourist, Debbie Connolly, has campaigned for many years to improve dog breeding practices and the responsibilities of pet ownership and is currently doing talks and seminars at UK shows about pet and child safety. 

As consultant to several animal rescues, she is very aware of the problems facing the bull breeds and rotties due to over breeding from back yard breeders -

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Debbie Connolly training

Debbie training Zeus, a rottie rescued from a dog pound who went on to have a successful police career making a number of appearances at Crufts. Picture by Gary Trotter.

Episode 113 - New Year's Resolutions and Pit Bull Nation

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Released Sat January 8, 2011
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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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213 - Dog obesity and carbohydrates and Disc Dog and accessibility

Daniel Schulof investigated dog diets, and which led him to feed his own dogs differently, write a book and start his own dog food company. Heather Smith, who competes, judges and trains around the world, discusses Disc Dogs and accessibility. Plus the DogCast Radio News, which is all about - you guessed it, dogs!

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.