TV’s Debbie Connolly and radio’s Julie Hill discuss dog news and what’s going on right now in the world of dogs in the UK, USA and internationally at
In this weeks episode, Debbie opens proceedings with a story from New Zealand where a woman’s dog fought off her attacker. Do you think our dogs should have the freedom to defend us from attack in this way, or should people always have greater legal protection than dogs?
We’re often told to beware of unscrupulous breeders, but Julie has a story of a breeder who should have been more wary of her customers.
Debbie has a story that carries implications for all dog owners in the UK. Julie Lindley Bull Mastiff dogs attacked three young girls on the street in an incident that hit the headlines. Obviously, our sympathies go to the children involved, but the case raises extremely worrying and important issues.
Julie has Debbie’s favourite thing – research! This time it’s a study from The University of California, where a team have been looking into the medical records of over 700 Golden Retrievers and the affect neutering has had on their health with relation to two joint diseases and three cancers.