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Mind-Jam Podcast: Pet Health & Longevity

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Join Rodney Habib and Dr. Karen Becker, DVM as they mind-jam with leading experts, scientists, and thought leaders to help pet parents increase the health and longevity of their dogs and cats. The Mind-Jam Podcast features candid conversations discussing the latest research and ideas on pet nutrition, health, and industry-related news. Rodney Habib and Dr. Karen Becker, DVM are pet parents on a mission to improve animal health and wellbeing.

Join Rodney Habib and Dr. Karen Becker, DVM as they mind-jam with leading experts, scientists, and thought leaders to help pet parents increase the health and longevity of their dogs and cats. The Mind-Jam Podcast features candid conversations discussing the latest research and ideas on pet nutrition, health, and industry-related news. Rodney Habib and Dr. Karen Becker, DVM are pet parents on a mission to improve animal health and wellbeing.

Location:

Canada

Description:

Join Rodney Habib and Dr. Karen Becker, DVM as they mind-jam with leading experts, scientists, and thought leaders to help pet parents increase the health and longevity of their dogs and cats. The Mind-Jam Podcast features candid conversations discussing the latest research and ideas on pet nutrition, health, and industry-related news. Rodney Habib and Dr. Karen Becker, DVM are pet parents on a mission to improve animal health and wellbeing.

Twitter:

@rodneyhabib

Language:

English


Episodes

Live | Essential Oils for Dogs & Cats, Increasing Pet Adoptions, and more...

3/23/2021
Are missing nutrients and boredom changing your cat's behavior? A software that may help shelter dogs find their forever home. Also this week, confusion over essential oils for dogs and cats and what you should and should not be doing, plus much more with Rodney Habib & Dr. Karen Becker! Rodney & Dr. Becker discuss the latest science and research on nutrition and health in this replay of their weekly Facebook Live in the Inside Scoop. Original LIVE aired 2.14.2021

Duración:00:41:09

Live | Antioxidant-Rich Foods for Healthy Aging in Dogs & Cats, and more...

2/16/2021
Microbial resistance in dogs and cats is skyrocketing. Could the meat in pet food be contributing to the problem? And if your pet needs antibiotics, the most important test you should be asking your vet for first! Also in this week's Live replay, the antioxidant supplement that is being used for heart health, anti-inflammation, cancer, and now new research suggests, may slow down the aging process in dogs. Plus the top 10 foods to feed your pet for this antioxidant, and much more. Rodney &...

Duración:00:41:20

Live | How You're Storing Pet Food Could Be Creating a Big Problem

2/10/2021
Scientists in Italy find over 70% of pet parents are storing their dog and cat food improperly and it may be creating a big problem for their pets. Rodney & Dr. Becker also discuss a common and misleading myth about phytoplankton; the surprising supplement that boosts memory and may help with cognitive decline; and a recent study that reveals almost 76% of dogs may not be as healthy as owners think they are, plus much more. Rodney & Dr. Becker discuss the latest research on nutrition and...

Duración:00:35:59

Live | The Invisible Killer & How to Protect Your Pets

2/2/2021
Almost every year, dogs and cats needlessly die of mycotoxin poisoning from pet food. Rodney and Dr. Becker discuss the recent recall affecting hundreds of dogs and what pet parents can do to protect their dogs and cats. Plus, an effective but often untried therapy for allergies, the effects of fasting on cancer treatment, and much more! Rodney & Dr. Becker discuss the latest research on nutrition and health in this replay of their weekly Facebook Live in the Inside Scoop. Original LIVE...

Duración:02:15:03

Live | The Dangerous Cat Food Trend, Must-Have Superfood, & more...

1/26/2021
A 2-year shelf life for raw food?! The nutritional concerns of freezing food for too long. Why you want to include some vegetables and fiber in your dog's diet. The concerning and potentially dangerous trend of feeding cats cheaper dog-food. Plus much more! Rodney & Dr. Becker discuss the latest research on nutrition and health in this replay of their weekly Facebook Live in the Inside Scoop. Plus they answer listener questions.

Duración:00:58:13

Live | Effects of a MCT Diet in Dogs, Diet & Reproduction, Aloe Vera & More...

1/6/2021
How MCT oil may influence your dog's behavior. Treating hotspots...the plant that outperformed a commonly prescribed topical antibiotic against staph in dogs and cats. Rodney & Dr. Becker discuss the recent research plus more in this replay of their weekly Facebook Live.

Duración:00:51:30

Tamar Geller | Is Your Dog's Food Affecting Their Behavior?

9/19/2020
Celebrity dog trainer & a NY Times bestseller, Tamar Geller discusses how the food your dog eats may be sabotaging your training efforts. She also shares the importance of teaching dogs "life skills", not commands, and understanding their six core needs in order to improve our relationship with them.

Duración:00:30:17

Susan Michals | The Great Divide Between Cats & Dogs

9/1/2020
Susan Michals has a cat-chat with Rodney and Dr. Becker about why cats seem to get the short end of the stick when it comes to pet nutrition, research, and the bias against men & cats. Susan also reveals this year's CatCon celebrity guests!

Duración:01:19:47

Alexandra Horowitz | Giving Your Dogs the Freedom to Make Choices

7/25/2020
#1 NY Times Bestseller, Dr. Alexandra Horowitz discusses the power of allowing dogs to make choices. She also shares her lab's recent findings on the impact nose work has on a dog's anxiety and reactivity levels, plus Rodney & Dr. Becker weigh in on the heated debate of being a pet parent vs pet owner.

Duración:00:42:52

Steve Hetterscheidt & Augie | Longevity Secrets of a 20-year old Dog, the World's Oldest Golden Retriever

7/13/2020
Dog dad to the world's oldest living Golden Retriever, Steve Hetterscheidt mind-jams with Rodney Habib & Dr. Karen Becker about food, lifestyle choices, and the genetics that may have helped get Augie to 20-years old. Stick around after the interview as Dr. Becker & Rodney discuss some of their insights, as well as the controversy this interview stirred up.

Duración:00:35:49

Dr. Anna Hielm-Björkman | Feeding Your Dog Fresh Foods May Ward Off Allergies

6/29/2020
Veterinary scientist Dr. Anna-Hielm Bjorkman discusses her research team's recent findings that feeding pregnant dogs and puppies fresh, raw foods significantly lowers their risk of developing allergies. She also shares with Rodney & Dr. Becker other environmental variables that may contribute to decreasing the risk of allergies, and some very promising developments in training dogs to sniff out asymptomatic COVID-19.

Duración:00:17:37

Marion Nestle | Pet Food Research: Science or Marketing?

6/8/2020
Nutrition icon, consumer advocate, and author Marion Nestle discusses the biases of industry-funded research, the importance of feeding our dogs and cats nutritional diversity, and much more!

Duración:03:51:25

Dr. David Jockers | Coconut Oil, Keto, and Fasting for Dogs

5/24/2020
World-renown ketogenic expert, Dr. David Jockers discusses feeding our dogs a ketogenic diet, coconut oil, fasting, and supporting immune function.

Duración:00:34:24

Dr. Sarah Caddy | SPECIAL EDITION: Top 6 COVID-19 Questions

4/17/2020
A special edition update with Dr. Sarah Caddy! Rodney and Dr. Becker welcome back infectious disease expert Dr. Caddy to answer pet parents' top 6 Coronavirus questions concerning their dogs and cats.

Duración:00:17:02

Dr. Scott Weese | New Study Shows Cats Get Coronavirus - Don't Worry!

4/6/2020
As media swirls around a new study that shows cats can contract COVID-19 and pass it on to other cats, veterinarian & infectious disease expert Dr. Scott Weese joins Rodney and Dr. Becker to explain why there's still no need to panic and provides tips for managing the threat to our pets.

Duración:00:11:10

Dr. Sarah Caddy | CORONA VIRUS UPDATE: Is It Safe to Touch My Dog

3/23/2020
One of the UK's top infectious disease experts and veterinarian Dr. Sarah Caddy, joins Rodney & Dr. Karen Becker to provide the latest updates on coronavirus and the safety of our pets. Dr. Caddy explains what we can all do in regards to our pets to help fight the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Duración:00:26:58

Ian Dunbar | Bred to Die Young

3/13/2020
Rodney and co-host Dr. Karen Becker sit with Dr. Ian Dunbar to discuss the evolution of training methods, how bad breeding is shortening the lifespan of dogs today, and the importance of working together.

Duración:00:17:28

Debbie Phillips-Donaldson | Why is Feeding "Fresh" Pet Food Dangerous?

2/9/2020
Rodney mind-jams with pet food industry leader, Debbie Phillips-Donaldson, to discuss some of the hot topics and big debates in the pet food industry.

Duración:00:30:56

Ryan Yamka | Is Grain-Free Dog Food Bad?

1/13/2020
Rodney talks to animal nutritionist Ryan Yamka, PhD of Petfood Industry Magazine about grain-free food, Petco's fake news, industry drama, DCM & much more.

Duración:01:07:24

Dr. David Sinclair | Longevity & Increasing Our Pets' Lifespans

10/8/2019
Dr. David Sinclair, TIME magazine’s “100 most influential people in the world” (2014), mind-jams with Dr. Karen Becker on aging and what we can do to slow down the aging process in our pets' lives and increase lifespan. This bonus segment is a sneak-peak excerpt from Rodney and Dr. Becker's upcoming book The Forever Dog.

Duración:00:14:52