Meet Millie, the hospital visitor

Yellow labrador Millie is one of two Pets as Therapy (PAT) dogs that visit Petersfield Hospital. This month on Dogs with Jobs, we accompany Millie on her hospital rounds, during which she spreads joy among patients, staff and visitors alike. In fact it took us 15...

Meet the beagles!

This month in Dogs with Jobs we meet a modern beagle pack. Presenter Kate Fairweather caught up with the beagles at the Alresford Show. Her interviewee Danny Allen has worked as kennel huntsman with the Palmer Marlborough Clinkard Meon Valley Beagles for eight years....

Meet Clover, the accidental gun dog

Many retrievers, spaniels and other traditional breeds trained in gun dog work don’t get anywhere near an actual shoot. Rather, it’s a satisfying hobby that keeps a working breed happy and stimulated, and intensifies the bond between a dog and its handler....

Meet the Little Nippers, arena performers

This month, Dogs with Jobs comes to you from the South Downs Show at Queen Elizabeth Country Park. Presenter Kate Fairweather meets Kim, the Jack Russell, who starred in Saturday’s show, and Buttons, who stepped in as understudy following Kim’s unexpected...

Meet Louis, the Fire Investigator

Meet Louis, a talented springer spaniel, who works for the Hampshire Fire service.  There are just 17  working “fire dogs” in the whole of the UK , which makes this a rather special interview. At four, Louis is in his prime as a Fire...

Meet E.T. the military assistance dog

This month, Kate Fairweather stays very local, visiting Ramsdean to meet E.T. (short for Endal III), a talented young labrador retriever. E.T. in his Hounds for Heroes harness. Young E.T. has big paw prints to fill. He’s the third in a line of exceptional...

Meet Debit and Dervish, the trail hunting hounds

Meet Debit and Dervish. These exuberant, affectionate hound puppies are five months old and live with their puppy walker, Carolyn, in an orchard in Hampshire.  The pups arrived at 8 weeks old and will spend most of their first year with her, before they return to...

Meet Daisy, the autism assistance dog

Meet the talented Daisy, who works with Marcus, an autistic teenager and his family. Hear how this golden retriever has transformed the lives of her human partner and those closest to him. Daisy has worked with Marcus since he was 13. Daisy provides an invaluable...

Meet Alfie, the actor and model Dalmatian

This months Dogs with Jobs takes a turn for the glamorous… Meet Alfie, the charismatic, half patched Dalmatian and hear about his busy working life as a highly sought after model and actor. Alfie as the face of pitpatlife, which keeps track of dogs’...

Meet Drake, the gun dog champion

Meet Drake, a talented black labrador with a kennel full of trophies. Hear him work to the whistled commands of owner, professional gun dog trainer Jason Mayhew on the Cowdray Estate. Drake was the last puppy in the litter – considered less desirable because of...