Ep. 33: Plenty in Life is Free With Kathy Sdao

Marissa Martino of Paws & Reward Dog Training in Boulder, CO interviews Kathy Sdao of Bright Spot Dog Training in WA. In today’s episode, they talk about a very important concept that can make an impact in these 3 areas: Improving your dog’s behavior Improving your behavior when interacting with your dog Enhancing your relationship with your canine companion The …

Ep. 25: The Fallout of Punishment

Most of our listeners know that Ursa, Kayla and Marissa are all positive reinforcement trainers, meaning they stay far away from punishment at all costs. They would prefer to teach your dog what to do instead of the problematic behavior. Listen as Marissa and Kayla walk you through the 6 reasons to not punish your dog and why your relationship …

S01 Ep07: How Medical Concerns Affect Behavior with Dr. Jennifer Summerfield

In this episode, we interview Dr. Jennifer Summerfield, veterinarian, and professional dog trainer. Dr. Summerfield focuses on treating behavior problems including aggression, separation anxiety, and compulsive behavior issues. She meets with clients through a private veterinary practice where she has the opportunity to blend her two passions, medicine and behavior. She also writes a blog and hosts a podcast, offering …

S01 Ep01: Meet the Canine Conversations Crew!

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Meet the crew of Canine Conversations Podcast. Hear about the crew’s childhoods, how they get into dog training, where their businesses are now, and why they are positively obsessed with dog behavior. Kayla Fratt, CDBC First started training homing pigeons in 2007 Started Journey Dog Training in 2012, focusing on private day training Got really into animal behavior while studying …