A Dog's Life with Anna Webb
A Dog's Life with Anna Webb
Anna Webb, Mike Hanson
Dogs. They’re companions, guardians, and much much more – they complete us. And they just might save us from ourselves. Anna Webb explores all levels of modern dog ownership and brings to life why every dog is extraordinary. She speaks to scientists and experts - people who have and are changing our understanding of dogs - on everything from emotional intelligence to nutrition to behaviour, delving deep into subjects like homeopathy, telepathic communication and the pet food scandal. It's thought provoking, alternative, and not a little subversive. Cover photo by @Gruffpawtraits
Lise Hansen on the Titre Test
Our In House vet Lise Hansen returns to talk about why every dog owner should get a Titre Test for their pet.
Sep 12
29 min
Independent Retailer Special
Anna travels to Pet Pavllion in Hampstead, London to find out how independent pet shops were considered essential services during Lockdown and how they give pet parents healthy choices for their dogs.
Sep 5
34 min
Tom and Baggy: The Pollution Detectives
Tom Hunt and his Labrador, Bagheera (Baggy for short!) join Anna along with Tom’s father, Matt, to chat about Tom’s passion for investigating air quality at dog height both indoors and out! His findings have most recently been discussed in Parliament.
Aug 29
26 min
Katrina from Katrina and the Waves (and the Poodles)
Pop star and Poodle lover, Katrina Leskanich, joins Anna to talk about her life with Miss P and her new album Hearts, Loves, and Babys.
Aug 22
32 min
Marc 'The Vet' Abraham
The Vet and Campaigner joins Anna to talk about his journey to end third part puppy sales in England. He reveals the highs and lows as a campaigner to achieve success with #LucysLaw, which became law in April just as the book #LucysLaw was published. He also talks about the ground breaking E petition: Ban the Exploitative Import of Young Puppies for Sale in the UK. And his passion for championing animal welfare in Westminster with APDAWG.
Aug 15
34 min
Dogor the Prehistoric Puppy
Dr Dave Stanton a Research Fellow at the Swedish Museum of Natural History joins Anna to chat about Dogor a prehistoric puppy discovered in Siberia. Dave worked with the Centre for Palaegenetics in Stockholm and dated Dogor as 18,000 years old. As the oldest dog-like creature found so perfectly preserved, could Dogor be the missing link between wolves and dogs? Are wolves dogs or are dogs wolves? When did we domesticate dogs, or did they domesticate us? Dogor as a unique specimen might just have some answers.
Aug 8
31 min
Dr Bob and Susan Goldstein of Earth Animal
Dr Bob and Susan Goldstein join Anna to chat about their journey to the holistic view and how they’ve pioneered the ‘integrative’ approach that represents the future of modern Veterinary medicine. Plus how their company Earth Animal is setting a precedent environmentally to help pets and their pet parents into the future. They discuss their excitement at launching into the UK with the NO HIDE wholesome chews and why its a start to help one Earth Animal at a time.
Aug 1
31 min
Gabby Kuehn of PAAW House
Gabby Kuehn from PAAW House joins Anna to chat about private landlords flying in the face of government guidelines by misinterpreting ‘pet clauses’ or ignoring them completely.
Jul 18
33 min
Bill Lambert from the Kennel Club
Bill Lambert Head of Health & Welfare at The Kennel Club joins Anna to chat about the concerns of an unprecedented demand for puppies as we ease out of Lockdown. The implications for both dogs and their owners, how Lucy’s Law will help stop unscrupulous breeders exploiting dogs, and more!
Jul 4
36 min
Toby Rose
Toby Rose, cinema journalist and founder of the Palm Dog and the FIDO’S joins Anna to chat about dogs in film. From the silents to the talkies (barkies?), the role of dogs and why they capture our hearts on screen.
Jun 20
32 min
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