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April 7, 2020

Episode 77 Age Differences

What difference does age make with behavior problems during grooming, vet care, and care at home? What should be be thinking abou…

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April 1, 2020

Episode 76 Helping Owners

This week we're talking about helping owners during the Corona Virus. We'll talk about the problems they may befacing with their …

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March 24, 2020

Episode 75 What if I'm not a trainer? How do I find a trainer?

In the first part we'll talk about how much training is going on in day to day life. Training doesn't just hapoen when a trainer …

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March 18, 2020

Episode 74 Safety And Your Animal Career

In the first part we'll talk about having a Safety Policy and explaining to customers the many ways that a dog who is having trou…

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March 10, 2020

Episode 73 Asking The Right Questions

This week we'll be playing around with a made up example of when we aren't asking the right questions. We'll ask "do we need a be…

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Feb. 26, 2020

Episode 72 Medications For Behavior Issues.

This week we're talking about our role as dog pros who are not veterinarians. Gathering clues about what behaviors are normal and…

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Feb. 18, 2020

Episode 71 Consent and Cooperative Care

In the first part we'll talk about what consent is and why it's important. In the second part we'll talk about consent as communi…

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Feb. 11, 2020

Episode 70 A Trip Into "Crazy Land"

In the first part we'll discuss what we would do if were "in crazy land" and wanted to teach dogs to be aggressive for grooming a…

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Feb. 4, 2020

Episode 69 Planning For Pain And Discomfort.

In the first part we'll go over some questions for owners to find out how their dog responds when they don't want ro be touched. …

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Jan. 28, 2020

Episode 68 Why are people reluctant to try?

This week we'll talk about why some people aren't ready to try to teach dogs to be good for grooming, vet visits, and home care. …

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Jan. 21, 2020

Episode 67 Every Dog, Every Time, and Every Situation

This week we'll talk about what we should try with Every Dog, Every Time, and in Every Situation. --- Send in a voice message:…

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Jan. 14, 2020

Episode 66 A "Quick Answer" Isn't Always A Good Idea.

This week we're talking about answering questions with more questions and clue gathering. How does that work when we talk about a…

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Jan. 7, 2020

Episode 65 Train Your Dog Month!

January is train your dog month. We'll be discussing what training is and how we can encourage owners to continue to train during…

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Jan. 1, 2020

Episode 64 What owners can do with puppies

This week we'll talk about some puppies that I'm working with. In the first part we'll talk about breaking things into tiny steps…

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Dec. 24, 2019

Episode 63 Patience

This week we're talking about patience and 3 strategies to help us be patient. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/…

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Dec. 17, 2019

Episode 62 Understanding other dog professions

This week we're talking about the importance of having a working knowledge of other dog professions. Learning more about how dogs…

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Dec. 10, 2019

Episode 61 For Owners- and the Pros Who Work With Them.

This week is for the owners. Have you ever said phrases like "He doesn't let me", "..but she doesn't like it", "I've tried everyt…

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Dec. 3, 2019

Episode 60 What Is "Humane"?

This week we're talking about "Humane". What does it mean? How do we define int? How do we operationalize it? --- Send in a vo…

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Nov. 26, 2019

Episode 59 Struggling And Fighting

This week we're talking about dogs who struggle and fight with us and why struggling and fighting with them makes things worse. …

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Nov. 19, 2019

Episode 58 A puppy grooming and touching in training lessons

In the first part we'll talk about my grooming appointment with a new puppy. In the second part we'll talk about adding touching …

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Nov. 12, 2019

Episode 57 Trust Starts At Home

In the first part we'll talk about some things that owners can do at home. In the second part we'll talk about speeding up the pr…

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Nov. 5, 2019

Episode 56 Behavior Problems During The Holiday Rush

This week we're talking about handling the pressure of getting perfect holiday trims on dogs with behavior issues. --- Send in…

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Oct. 29, 2019

Episode 55 Scratch Boards and Lifting Dogs

In the first part we'll talk about scratch boards aka nail boards and if they're a good idea. In the second part we'll talk about…

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Oct. 22, 2019

Episode 54 Still and Wggles

In the first part we're talking about using wiggle breaks to reward still. In the second part we talk more about why standing sti…

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