A Dog's Life with Anna Webb

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Summary

Author and Journalist, Simon Garfield, joins Anna to chat about his latest non-fiction piece A Dog’s Best Friend: a brief history of an unbreakable bond. Talking about his own dogs, Simon discusses why he felt it so important to document our extraordinary journey through time with dogs, man’s best friend. We chat about why in the past 50 years there’s been a fascination with ’the dog’ and how we've perhaps begun to let dogs down. We discuss the highs, the lows, how modern science impacts our relationships and why ultimately dogs are integral to our shared humanity.

Show Notes

Dog's Best Friend by Simon Garfield is available on all good online bookstores or from your local book seller:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Dogs-Best-Friend-History-Unbreakable-ebook/dp/B07Z4KLLGK
 
For the latest info follow: @Orionbooks and @wnbooks

Follow Anna on:
https://annawebb.co.uk
 
 
Produced by Mike Hanson for Pod People Productions
https://podpeopleproductions.co.uk/
 

 Music by Mike Hanson
 

 Cover photo by Rhian Ap Gruffydd @gruffpawtraits
 
 
Art work by https://jaijo.com

What is A Dog's Life with Anna Webb?

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