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Episode 194 - Crufts 2018


Released Sat April 28, 2018
Length: 0:48:09
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At Crufts 2018, we brave sensory deprivation on the Guide Dog stand, found out more about Finnish Laphunds, discovered some very large doggy blood donors, chatted to John Howie about natural health supplements for dogs, and to Debbie Connolly about the need to provide the police with a quick, easy way to assess dogs they encounter. Plus the DogCast Radio News - which features new research, and chromosomes.

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Episode 157 - Crufts 2015 Special Part Two


Released Sat April 4, 2015
Length: 1:02:04
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In the second of our Crufts specials you can hear from Dr Mike Starkey who is researching canine cancer - this is an interview every dog owner should listen to. We also have an inspiring interview with Sharon Rose who donated her dogs' bodies to the Animal Health Trust. We talke to Ben Wilkes from the Border Collie Trust, we find out how to keep your dog happy with Rob Fellows, and the Kennel Club's Access Advisor Stephen Jenkinson talks about a subject never far from a dog owners' mind.

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Episode 156 - Crufts 2015 Special Part One


Released Sun April 19, 2015
Length: 1:01:41
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In the first of our two Crufts 2015 specials you can hear how Jodie Forbes got on in the grooming competition, about the work of Dogs for the Disabled, Medical Detection Dogs and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, about the board game even the family dog can join in (and you can win yourself a copy), how the world can intimidate some dogs and how we can help them with that, how and why we need to protect our dogs from lungworm, and how the Kennel Club wants to help commercial dog walkers become professional dog walkers.

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Episode 154 - Pre Crufts special


Released Sat February 7, 2015
Length: 1:10:35
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In this show you can hear from some of the people who are busy preparing for Crufts. From the author looking forward to giving a lecture to dog professionals, to the Young Kennel Club member waiting to show off her grooming skills, to the top level obedience competitor, to the leader of the heelwork to music display team, t to the journalist eager to sniff out some of the great dog related stories, and of course the owner of a show dog - find out how all these people are gearing up for the most prestigious dog show in the world.

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Episode 145 - Crufts 2013 Special (Part 2)


Released Sat April 13, 2013
Length: 0:30:15
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In the second part of our Crufts coverage Rob Fellows about the work of the charity Nowzad who rescue stray animals in Afghanistan, Garry Botterril want you to raise money for Hounds for Heroes by getting Fit in Kit, Jenny Brown tells how her Beagle Tiga has sniffed out lost dogs, Sharon Rose talks about her lovely and very laidback Great Danes, and Donal Murphy explains how National Pet Month promotes responsible pet ownership. Plus we announce our Doggitude giveaway winner.

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Episode 144 - Crufts 2013 Special


Released Sat April 6, 2013
Length: 0:38:41
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Hear our Crufts 2013 coverage, with interviews from Sarah Fisher and Tony Head, Nick Jones talks about offering advice to Crufts visitors, Sara Bingham discusses her Parti Poodle, Claire Guest launches a Medical Detection Dogs initiative, Tracy Genever reveals how the Blue Cross supports grieving dog owners, and Juie interviews two of the Kennel Club's Heelwork to Music Activity Team.

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Episode 130 - Crufts 2012 Part 2


Released Sat March 31, 2012
Length: 0:57:36
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The second part of our Crufts coverage including interviews with Susan McKeon whose Greyhound lead her into a whole new career, Sealyham Terrier breeder Harry Parsons, The Blue Cross's Education Development Manager Tracy Genever talks about the charity's rebrand, plus interviews from those competing and judging in the Heelwork to Music finals, and youngsters getting involved in the Young Kennel Club.

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Episode 129 - Crufts 2012 Part 1


Released Sat March 24, 2012
Length: 1:01:22
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Crufts 2012 - Carolyn Menteith, Paul Keevil, Nina Ottosson, Dr. Roger Mugford, Dr. Claire Guest, Lesley Nicol (Mrs Patmore from Downton Abbey) and more, plus Bruce Fogle talks about his photo competition Scratched and Chewed.

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Episode 128 - Debbie Connolly discusses Crufts 2012 vet checks


Released Tue March 13, 2012
Length: 0:30:30
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At Crufts 2012 the Best of Breed dog in fifteen high profile breeds had to face a vet check - and in six of those breeds the dogs failed the check and were disqualified. This move has attracted a lot of comment, and in this indepth interview dog expert Debbie Connolly gives her insights into and opinions on the issue.

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Episode 116 - Crufts 2011


Released Sun March 27, 2011
Length: 1:04:49
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Interviews from Crufts 2011 - Marc Abraham, Debbie Connolly, Carolyn Menteith, assistance dog owners Wendy Morrell and Sheila Sadler, plus Oldies Club and Nowzad Dogs.

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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.