The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry: The Guiding Hound

Series 18, episode 1

Dogs and humans have gone paw in hand for thousands of years. Historic and genetic evidence shows we've shaped each other's existence over millennia. However, dogs were only first trained as guides for blind people in the UK 90 years ago. In response to a listener's query, geneticist Adam Rutherford and mathematician Hannah Fry address the biology behind this extraordinary partnership, in particular how guide dogs know where they're going

Cast (unconfirmed)

Adam David Rutherford
Hannah Fry