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Herbert needs treatment

The RSPCA has launched an emergency fundraising appeal to help with the costs to care for Herbert, a very special dog with a ‘severe back deformity’.

Herbert needs help

The RSPCA has launched an emergency fundraising appeal to help with the costs to care for Herbert, a very special dog with a ‘severe back deformity’.

Algae dangerous for dogs

Dog experts Kennel Store have advised dog owners on how to keep dogs out of harms way and highlight the possible dangers of blue-green algae.

Warning To UK Dog Owners As Blue-Green Algae Puts Dog In CRITICAL Condition

Dog owners are being warned of the dangers surrounding blue-green algae, as a dog in Glasgow was rushed to the vet over the weekend after the dog came in contact with the dangerous substance. Google trends data shows a 5,000% increase in searches for ‘how long does it take for blue green algae to make your dog sick’ so this is actively being searched for and concerned pet owners want to keep their dogs as safe as possible this summer.

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Algae dangerous for dogs

Dog experts Kennel Store have advised dog owners on how to keep dogs out of harms way and highlight the possible dangers of blue-green algae.

Dr Darryl Millis examining a dog

Dr Darryl Millis was alarmed by a breeder who didn't want a puppy taken outside for over a year.

Episode 248 - Detection Dogs and are we treating our dogs to early death

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Released Sat January 22, 2022
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Isabelle Groc talks about how her book Detection Dogs examines more than how dogs are helping us conserve our environment. Veterinarian Sean McCormack discusses research that shows over treating our dogs may cause them to die early. Plus a top speed DogCast Radio News - ten stories in six minutes!

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Well Informed Pet keeps Kona smiling

Lovely Kona is the dog who inspired Well Informed Pet.

Exciting Dog Business Franchise Opportunity - with a Difference!

Dog First Aid Limited is a company focused on providing the best quality dog first aid training to canine professionals from dog walkers to groomers, boarding kennel staff to charity workers, as well as responsible dog owners. It is the only qualified UK company to offer the Continued Professional Development accredited Emergency Canine Care™ (ECC) Course.

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276 - put a stop in your dog walk and anxiety in dogs and children

Don't rush around the dog walk - stop! Pennie Clayton suggests we pause and just be! You and your dog will benefit. Author Hillary Harper talks about her anxious dog, and the children's book she has written to help children and dogs who have anxiety. Julie has been collaborating with photographer Sarah Loveland to celebrate Tripawd Superdogs. And last - but definitely not least - Diamond the Papillon puppy has joined the DogCast Radio family.

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.