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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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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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Lead aggression

By Nick Jones

Nick Jones of Alpha Dog Behaviour discusses aggression when on the lead, and how to cope with it.

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Pulling on the lead

By Nick Jones

Nick Jones of Alpha Dog Behaviour discusses pulling on the lead.

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Modern lifestyles, and how they impact on our dogs

By Nick Jones

Nick Jones of Alpha Dog Behaviour discusses modern lifestyles, and how they impact on our dogs.

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The importance of Doorways…

By Nick Jones

Well I’m sure that most of you know this one, but for those in a student role this is a must on every visit as far as I’m concerned. Looking at the behaviour in the dog's home, the hub of its life is essential to have the benefits in the outside world.
The benefits of ensuring that the owner goes before the dog at doorways are three-fold.

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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.