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Nick Jones at Crufts

Trainer Nick Jones was on the Dogs Monthly stand at Crufts, dispensing advice.

A guide to taking your dog on your holiday

By Nick Jones

Taking your dog on holiday with you can add a lot to your vacation - if you get it right. Here are some useful tips to make sure it's an enjoyable time for you and your dog.

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Nick Jones' Dog Behaviour Questionairre

Nick Jones has been a guest on DogCast Radio several times and will be in our October show discussing the subject of dogs on beds.
 
He is currently studying for his masters degree and would appreciate some help. If you have five minutes to read through some material and give some feedback visit this blogpost from Nick. As Nick points out there are no wrong or right answers, and you may well learn something along the way.
 

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So do you let sleeping dogs lie on your bed?

I was invited onto the Radio 5 breakfast show this morning to discuss whether dogs should be sleeping on their owner's bed. This is the second time I've been asked on to talk about this issue, and it's one that rumbles around and erupts into the news every so often. Interestingly, the latest survey in the UK has found that almost double the amount of dog owners in Scotland share their bed with a pet than the rest of us further south, and I think it's possibly because the weather up there is slightly cooler.

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Recommended reading

Do you have blogs that you like to follow? Well obviously, in addition to this one! There are various ones that I like to check in with regularly, and I thought I'd share some with you.

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Are you showing leadership to your dog?

By Nick Jones

A quick reminder from Nick Jones of Alpha Dog Behaviour about how to avoid problems.

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Dog aggression

By Nick Jones

Dog behaviourist Nick Jones of Alpha Dog Behaviour talks about Dog Aggression.

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Exercise that dog!

By Nick Jones

Nick Jones of Alpha Dog Behaviour discusses dog exercise

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Fireworks, your dog and how to cope

By Nick Jones

Nick Jones of Alpha Dog Behaviour discusses fireworks, and how to cope.

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Dog behaviour and leadership

By Nick Jones

Nick Jones of Alpha Dog Behaviour talks about dog behaviour and leadership.

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201 - I heart dogs and An Armful of Animals

In this episode, Marshall Morris talks about how he founded I Heart Dogs with the aim of making the world a better place for people and dogs. Malcolm Welshman talks about his memoir, An Armful of Animals, and the animals - especially dogs - who have enriched his life. Plus there's the DogCast Radio News, discussion of contrafreeloading, and a petition to get army dogs the best retirement possible.

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.