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Review of Second Chance by Elizabeth Wrenn

Review of Second Chance by Elizabeth Wrenn

Review of Pukka's Promise: The Quest for Longer-Lived Dogs by Ted Kerasote

Review of Pukka's Promise: The Quest for Longer-Lived Dogs by Ted Kerasote

Review of Pukka: The Pup After Merle by Ted Kerasote

Review of Pukka: The Pup After Merle by Ted Kerasote

Review of Monday to Friday Man by Alice Peterson

Review of Monday to Friday Man by Alice Peterson

Review of Mad About The Dog by Belnda Harley

Review of Mad About The Dog by Belnda Harley

Review of Rescue Me by Dogs Trust and Alison Smith

Review of Rescue Me by Dogs Trust and Alison Smith

Review of Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know by Alexandra Horowitz

Review of Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know by Alexandra Horowitz

Review of Reaching the Animal Mind: Clicker Training and What It Teaches Us About All Animals by Karen Pryor

Review of Reaching the Animal Mind: Clicker Training and What It Teaches Us About All Animals by Karen Pryor

Review of Genevieive Small Dog Big Life. Memoirs of a Furry Genius by Dennis Fried

Review of Genevieive Small Dog Big Life. Memoirs of a Furry Genius by Dennis Fried

Review of Lost & Found by Jacqueline Sheehan

Review of Lost & Found by Jacqueline Sheehan

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196 - The Wisdom of Wolves with Jim and Jamie Dutcher

This episode focuses on the incredible experiences of Jim and Jamie Dutcher, living with a pack of wolves. In this fascinating interview, Jim and Jamie tell Julie in detail about their time with the Sawtooth Pack. Along the way they share insights into what a wolf family is like, the wolves' attitude towards pups and immature wolves, the sounds the wolves made, how wolves interact with the natural world around them - and what that tricky term "alpha" really means. There are also lots of anecdotes illustrating the subjects discussed. Plus there's the DogCast Radio News, and sadly, a tribute to Buddy, who passed away earlier this month.

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.