Clare Balding celebrates the difference a dog can make to your life. Today Clare and her wife, Alice Arnold, talk to Sports Commentator Andrew Cotter about his dogs, Mabel and Olive, who have taken the internet by storm. Nearly 20 million people have watched videos of these Labradors competing for a rubber toy.
Expert Jessica Holm answers listeners canine conundrums. Plus breed focus: we hear about the joys of sled-running in Suffolk with Alaskan Malamutes.
Also, Clare and Alice peruse costumes to make your dog the sensation of any Halloween party, and share ideas to dress your dog at home. Archie is not impressed.