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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.


Dog friendliness on my doorstep!

It's not every day that you wake up and find that a town which is
virtually on your doorstep is launching a bid to be the dog-friendliest
town in Britain, but that's what happened to me this morning.
Bridgnorth, a very picturesque town in Shropshire, is setting out to
dethrone Keswick in the Lake District as being the most dog friendly UK
town. And since this is a place I can, and do, visit with my dog, it
caught my interest.


Win a dog friendly break with Vet's Kitchen and Dog Friendly

If you need something to look forward to in these dark, drab January days, consider a break with your dog, Vet's Kitchen and Dog Friendly would love to help you get away from it all with your four legged friend:



TV Vet Joe Inglis’ natural veterinary pet food brand, VET’S KITCHEN ( has joined forces with UK website Dog Friendly ( to produce their first exclusive



TV Vet Joe Inglis’ natural veterinary pet food brand, VET’S KITCHEN has joined forces with UK website Dog Friendly to produce their first exclusive on pack consumer promotion. Dog Friendly maintains the UK’s largest database of places to stay and visit that welcome dog owners and their pets.

May Days

We've had some lovely long weekends during May thanks to Easter, May Day and the royal wedding, and we've made the most of it, getting out and about with our dogs. Thinking back over May they've had some very different experiences. We've all climbed to the top of the Stiperstones, where the air is clear and the view breath-taking, but we've also gone underground. When we visited the Snailbeach Mine, I had no idea they would be so dog friendly, but they assured us that as long as the dogs were happy, they were welcome to accompany us into the mine.

So off we set - Buddy and Star trotting along beside us,



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.