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Episode 240 - Pets helping pupils and Canine Capers

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Released Sat August 14, 2021
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Through all the ups and downs of the pandemic, our dogs and other pets have been at our sides as we've worked and studied at home. Mars Petcare has been researching the effect of having pets involved in the learning process. When a dog got into difficulty in a lake, an unlikely friendship was born, and now Jane and Shelagh are hoping that a calendar celebrating dogs will raise money for a Swansea charity. Julie and Jenny discuss new research that indicates cats see us in more of a parental role than dogs do.

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Connor to the rescue

Brave Connor to the rescue!

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Charlie and the ducks

Charlie tried to swim after the ducks.

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Charlie and Titch playing at the water's edge

Initially Charlie and Titch were playing happily at the water's edge.

Episode 236 - drowning dog rescue by brave teenager

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Released Fri June 4, 2021
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When Charlie the Shih Tzu got into trouble in the water, brave teenager Connor waded out into the water to rescue him. But Connor couldn't swim. Charlie's distraught owner watched on in horror, her disabilities preventing her form entering the water herself. As Connor got hold of Charlie and fought to get back to land, dog and teenager bobbed up and down in the water.

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Jane and Michele with their dogs

Jane and Michele were best friends. Here with their dogs Tictch, Sasha and Charlie. This is a very special photo for Jane, as Michele died. Jane adopted her friend's dog, Charlie, who is now as well as a beloved dog in his own right, a special link to her best friend.

Charlie

Cheeky Charlie was lucky Charlie!

Jane Titch and Charlie

Jane with Titch and Charlie.

Kate Leaver and Bert

Bert helps Kate when she has depression.

Kate and Bert

Kate with Bert.

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243 - Positive Pet Project and Lance A Spirit Unbroken

Jon Garstang is an animal shelter expert who is spearheading the first ever national initiative in Greece to teach children the value of relationships with animals. Walter Stoffel describes himself as having survived the rescue of Lance, a border Collie with issues. Two inspiring dog advocates.

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.