Anna's Blog

  • A Dog's Life with Anna Webb hosting a 'Visit From the Vets'

    This week Anna is joined by three pre-eminent vets in a rare round table discussion. Recorded at the Natural Pet Care Show, Anna chews the ‘fat’ with Dr Nick Thompson, Lise Hansen, and Andrew Prentis.

  • A Dog's Life with Anna Webb joined by Dale Nash at Pawable

    This week Anna is joined by Dale Nash from Pawable who chats about a new Collar-gen that’s been launched for dogs.

     

    From the makers of a human collagen called So Body Co, the Collar-gen for dogs was inspired as customers would ask if they could give the human brand to their dogs. Being passionate about preventative care, and prolonging longevity, Anna couldn’t wait to find out more about this product, and discuss the benefits of Collagen as a supplement.

  • A Dog's Life with Anna Webb joined by Dr Zazie Todd on a PURR-cast

    This week Anna is joined by Zazie Todd (Companion Animal Psychology) talking about her new book Purr - the science of making your cat happy.

     

    Zazie has a PhD in Psychology, and an Advanced Certificate in Feline Behaviour from International Cat Care. Her award winning book Wag was featured in episode: 53 of A DOG’S LIFE and similarly covers all the essentials and latest science to work out how to make your pet happy.

  • A Dog's Life with Anna Webb joined by Nadia Leguel of Wagit

    This week Anna is joined by Nadia Leguel founder of Wagit, championing dog friendly, Nadia is bringing her vision to  making it easy to find pubs, cafes, restaurants that are genuinely dog friendly.

     

    The platform which also includes, groomers, pet boutiques, and more is designed with modern pet parents in mind. Wanting to take their pooches with them when out socialising, Wagit makes this so easy with hundreds of tested venues listed. Nadia and her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel have spent months checking out places, being tipped off about new venues joining the dog friendly revolution. 

  • A Dog's Life with Anna Webb joined by Debbie Humphreys - Red Hound For Dogs

    This week Anna is joined by Debbie Humphreys, the founder of Redhound for Dogs. As a small independent business, Debbie chats about why she set up her business to offer Whippets with a stylish, yet practical coats for wet , wintry walks.

     

    We chat about her passion for the Whippet, her concerns as Whippets’ popularity has grown through the pandemic. The worry being Whippets may fall victim to unscrupulous breeders, or to pet parents without the experience to take on a ancient sight hound.

  • A Dog's Life with Anna Webb joined by Lynne McTaggart

    This week Anna is joined by the pre-eminent natural health guru, Lynne McTaggart to chat about her journey to becoming an award winning author of seven books, including worldwide bestsellers: The Field, The Bond and The Power of Eight.
    Lynne is also the editorial director of the worldwide magazine What Doctors Don’t Tell You, as well as the  founder of the Natural Health Show, which for the first time combines The Natural Pet Care Show in June at the Business Design Centre in Islington 
  • A Dog's Life with Anna Webb joined by Sarah Hollinshead at Attest

    This week Anna is joined by Sarah Hollinshead, Head of Brand & Content at Attest, which is one of the largest consumer SaaS platforms. We’re chatting about a new study that reveals that Brits are still barking mad about dogs. Flying in the face of the soaring cost of living pet parents prioritise their pets and go the extra mile, notably taking the time to shop at their local pet boutique, rather than online.

  • A Dog's Life with Anna Webb joined by John Curtin at Camp Beagle

    Friday April 22 was National Beagle Day. Anna marked the day by chatting to John Curtin, one of the leaders of Camp Beagle, who have been camped outside Marshall Bio Resources since last July, protesting their ongoing supply of Beagles for 'aboratory testing'. 

    Despite being redundant and unnecessary research, the treatment of the beagles is also cruel, owing to their docile nature.

    Campaigning for justice for the Beagle and for true animal welfare that is 'allowed' in the name of science in an institutionalised way- a bit like 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest". 

  • A Dog's Life with Anna Webb joined by Chris Broadbent

    In an uncanny small world, it turns out that Chris' son, Will, is OJ's producer who had booked Anna as a guest. In this episode Anna and Chris catch up post Crufts, chatting about how Chris’s world has gone to the dogs - in a good way of course!  Having been high flying in the world of corporate advertising, he crashed out of the industry, questioning what life should be about. 

  • A Dog's Life with Anna Webb joined by Karin Lee on the Bloodhound trail

    This week Anna is joined by dog Behaviourist, Karin Lee, who talks about her working Bloodhounds who have helped the police with man-trailing and tracking down people, a bit like in the movies. We chat about the Bloodhound as one of the oldest breeds, with superior olfaction, which has been deployed over the centuries. Find out more about Karin's British Man-trailing Academy - tune in! 
  • A Dog's Life with Anna Webb joined by Annie Wilson : What's in my Genes

    This week Anna is joined by Annie Wilson who has launched a petition to lobby Government to ensure that dog breeders health test all their breeding stock; and to act responsibly, putting health and temperament before profit. With only 30% of all puppies bred being registered with the Kennel Club and even fewer being Assured Kennel Club breeders.
  • A Dog's Life with Anna Webb joined by Radio 2's OJ Borg

    This week Anna is joined by Broadcaster OJ Borg, who chats about his passion for dogs, especially his rescue for Manchester Dog's Home Lebowski. He's a Jack Russell mix and very part of the family. 

    OJ talks about why for him AdoptDontShop is so important, giving dogs a second chance. he also airs some of his bugbears, including the growth in designer crossbreeds rather than adopting.