All Things Wise and Wonderful (an animal welfare podcast)

by Jody Gordon & Dr Henrietta Linnemann

This podcast, hosted by Dr Henrietta Linnemann and Jody Gordon, is about all things animal welfare and veterinary with discussions about welfare and vet related issues, news items related to animals and discussions with experts working in the animal welfare and veterinary world. Email the show at

Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • Don't turn on the mixer!!

    Don't turn on the mixer!!

    Seperation Anxiety and the changing behaviours of our pets in lockdown. Hen and Jody explore some of the causes, effects and solutions that lockdown and the return to work and going out has had on our dogs and cats.

  • Season 1

  • NOT A PUG!!

    NOT A PUG!!

    With 3 million puppies being bought in the UK in 2020 and pets in general on the increase, are people making the right choices when it comes to choosing a pet for them and their family? In this episode Hen & Jody discuss the things to consider when trying to decide what is the most appropriate pet for your household, looking at what it means to provide for the needs of your pet and trying to understand the cost, time and commitment required. With Mental Health Awareness week they also touch on the high suicide rate in the veterinary profession and the help available to those who are struggling with their mental health.

  • Someone's Got Your Goat!

    Someone's Got Your Goat!

    This episode is all about horse racing. We are joined by equine vet Dr Douglas McRobbie to discuss all the issues associated with horse racing and try to look at the bigger picture around horse welfare and keeping horses.

  • Vegetarian Horses!!

    Vegetarian Horses!!

    This episode, Hen & Jody talk to special guest, Master Groomer, Actor and dancer STUART SIMONS, all about his passion for animals, the dog grooming world and the welfare of dogs, the misconceptions of 'creative grooming' and his hopes and vision for the future of dog groomers grooming.

  • For WELLY

    For WELLY

    The first episode introducing the 2 hosts and looking at some of the topics that will be discussed. Hen and Jody discuss their careers in animal welfare and talk about their own pet history as well as discussing the difficulties of pet ownership and losing a pet.