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Kennel Club expresses huge concern over Ealing Council puppy ruling

The Kennel Club has raised serious concerns after being made aware of Ealing Council's consideration to increase the number of puppies that can be held on the premises of a local pet shop, from 8 to 40.

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Discover Dogs this weekend

This weekend the DogCast Radio team will be in great company with hundreds of other dog lovers at Discover Dogs. The Kennel Club show will be at Earls Court 1, London, and to whet your appetite for it, here's a few facts:

• Discover Dogs coincides with Remembrance Sunday - there will be a two minute silence to remember not only the men and women who have fought for our country but also the many animals which have sacrificed their lives in wartime.

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Episode 144 - Crufts 2013 Special

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Released Sat April 6, 2013
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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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Sarah Fisher at Crufts 2013

Sarah Fisher talking to Julie at Crufts 2013.

The heelwork to music team at Crufts 2013

Jenny Deakin and her heelwork to music team at Crufts - including the Julie Moss with Malamute Memphis, and Sandra Hallam with deaf spaniel Henry.

Tony Head at Crufts 2013

Actor Tony Head at Crufts 2013 promoting the Kennel Club's Bark and Read Foundation.

The Kennel Club supports the implementation of compulsory microchipping for dogs

Government to implement compulsory microchipping in England and Wales

The Kennel Club has today pledged to gift microchip scanners to every local authority in England and Wales in support of the government’s decision to introduce compulsory microchipping for all dogs.

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Welsh Government looking for feedback to the Control of Dogs (Wales) Bill

The Welsh Government is looking for feedback to its Control of Dogs Bill. Do you think a dog is in the wrong if it bites a burglar? Should the law persecute a dog in such a situation? If you have a strong opinion on the subject do feedback - you have until the 1st March 2013.

Here's the info from the Welsh Government website:

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Episode 128 - Debbie Connolly discusses Crufts 2012 vet checks

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Released Tue March 13, 2012
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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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211 - Doglogy University and how to find a good dog trainer

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!

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.