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Episode 147 - Terrier training and Treibball


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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Sarah Hursthouse

Sarah Hursthouse offers classes in Treibball at Dogskool in Cheshire, UK.

Try a new dog sport at the APDT activity weekend

If you fancy trying something new with your dog, the APDT - Association of Pet Dog Trainers - has an activity weekend in June that could be just what you're looking for. You can attend and participate with your dog, or you can just watch what's going on. So if you'd like to find out more about gundog training, search and rescue, treibball (a dog sport that's very new to the U.K.), working trials or rally, and even have a go at any of them with your dog, all the information you need is here:


Episode 140 - Treibball and The Truth about Wolves and Dogs


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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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.