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Drinking From the Toilet: Real dogs, Real training

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A behind-the-scenes look into the reality of dog training, behavior, teaching, and learning. We love our dogs, we love our jobs, but sometimes it's not all unicorns and rainbows. Sometimes at the end of the day, you just need a drink and friend who gets it. We'll keep it fun, and keep it real.

A behind-the-scenes look into the reality of dog training, behavior, teaching, and learning. We love our dogs, we love our jobs, but sometimes it's not all unicorns and rainbows. Sometimes at the end of the day, you just need a drink and friend who gets it. We'll keep it fun, and keep it real.

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United States

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A behind-the-scenes look into the reality of dog training, behavior, teaching, and learning. We love our dogs, we love our jobs, but sometimes it's not all unicorns and rainbows. Sometimes at the end of the day, you just need a drink and friend who gets it. We'll keep it fun, and keep it real.

Language:

English


Episodes

#120: Three Essential Skills for Living with a Reactive Dog with Leslie McDevitt

9/18/2020
In this episode, we discuss what makes living with a reactive dog hard in addition to the top three skills that make life easier. While we're at it, we discuss how the pandemic brought about surprising changes, too! For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/120 This podcast is supported by Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DFTT

Duration:00:54:22

#119: Using stations in training sessions

9/8/2020
In this episode, we talk about training stations and the multitude of ways to get geeky about laying down on a mat! For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/119 This podcast is supported by Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DFTT

Duration:00:38:13

#118: Reinforcing Diversity with Ken Ramirez

8/31/2020
In this episode, we discuss why diversity matters, what we can do to promote inclusion in the industry, and how Ken's personal experience influences his thinking. For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/118 This podcast is supported by Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DFTT

Duration:01:08:50

#117: Geeking Out with Dr. Jesús Rosales-Ruiz

8/21/2020
In this episode, we are geeking out with Dr. Jesús Rosales-Ruiz on shaping, Conditioned Emotional Responses, and more. For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/117 This podcast is supported by Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DFTT

Duration:01:42:51

#116: Fading a prompt or lure

7/24/2020
In this episode, we discuss what a prompt and lure are, why you would want to fade a prompt (or not), options for techniques, and the number one thing to avoid. For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/116 Support the show on Patreon! www.patreon.com/DFTT

Duration:00:45:18

#115: Different Perspectives - Panel Discussion

7/16/2020
In this episode, we discuss getting started in dog training, small business ownership, the importance of role models, code-switching, why representation matters, implicit bias and human behavior, and easy actions you can take right now to help support BIPOC in the training industry. For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/115 Support the show on Patreon! www.patreon.com/DFTT

Duration:02:36:44

#114: Accidental Behavior Chains

7/8/2020
In this episode, we discuss how behaviors accidentally get chained together. For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/114 Support the show on Patreon! www.patreon.com/DFTT

Duration:00:27:08

#113: Cue Hierarchies with Vidhya Karthikeyan, Part 2

7/2/2020
In this episode, we discuss how context cues affect training, how cue hierarchies function, how to set up a training session to teach cue discrimination, how errorless learning plays a role, what default behaviors are and how to choose them. For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/113 Support the show on Patreon! www.patreon.com/DFTT

Duration:01:07:29

#112: Cue Hierarchies with Vidhya Karthikeyan, Part 1

6/29/2020
In this episode, we discuss how context cues affect training, how cue hierarchies function, how to set up a training session to teach cue discrimination, how errorless learning plays a role, what default behaviors are and how to choose them. For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/112 Support the show on Patreon! www.patreon.com/DFTT

Duration:01:07:56

#111: Dealing with Self-Reinforcing Behaviors

6/23/2020
In this episode, we discuss what trainers mean when they say "self-reinforcing," whether a behavior can really reinforce itself, the kinds of behaviors that fall into the self-reinforcing category, what might be actually reinforcing those behaviors, and your training options to deal with the self-reinforcing problem behaviors. For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/111 Support the show on Patreon! www.patreon.com/DFTT

Duration:00:42:33

#110: Transferring a Cue

6/5/2020
In this episode, we discuss how cue transfers work, the importance of the order of events (it must always be NEW cue, then OLD cue!), examples of transferring a hand signal to a verbal cue, transferring cues in real life, how cues can transfer when you don't mean for them to, how to un-transfer a cue you didn't want. For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/110 Support the show on Patreon! www.patreon.com/DFTT

Duration:00:27:34

#109: A Different Way to Think About Shaping with Mary Hunter

4/28/2020
In this episode, we discuss the common "staircase" metaphor as applied to shaping plans, a new non-linear approach to thinking about shaping, breaking down a goal behavior into components, how the wrong starting point or intermediate step can make getting to your goal behavior harder (even if it looks closer), thinking in terms of actions rather than outcomes, and lots of examples with dogs, horses, and people! For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/109 This podcast is...

Duration:01:11:42

#108: Raising a Puppy in a Pandemic with Debbie Martin

4/14/2020
In this episode, we discuss the challenge of socializing a puppy while also social distancing, creative ideas to build your puppy's resilience, options to make the most of what you CAN do, how to strategize your puppy's training to prevent problems in the future, that not everything is ruined, and that there is still hope your puppy will be behaviorally normal, even after all this. For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/108 Support the show on Patreon!...

Duration:01:03:58

#107: Stress and Confidence Building with Chirag Patel, Eva Bertilsson, and Theresa McKeon

4/8/2020
In this episode, we discuss how stressed out I've been lately, how we might attempt to operationalize stress, what stress means in our dogs and what that might look like, steps we can take in training to reduce the effect of stress, and training for relaxed and confident behavior. For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/107 Support the show on Patreon! www.patreon.com/DFTT

Duration:01:05:32

#106: Emotions and Other Things with Dr. Eduardo Fernandez

3/27/2020
In this episode, we discuss emotions in animals (and people), emotions vs emotional responses, counter conditioning, Conditioned Emotional Response (CER), and the emotional lives of penguins. For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/106 Support the show on Patreon! www.patreon.com/DFTT

Duration:01:51:15

Podcast #105: They Aren't Puppies Anymore with Emelie Johnson Vegh

3/13/2020
In this episode we discuss the challenges of canine adolescence, setting reasonable expectations for teenage dogs, taking the long view with our training, and where we are (or should be) focusing our efforts. For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/105 Support the show on Patreon! www.patreon.com/DFTT

Duration:01:00:59

#104: Anxiety vs Fear with Dr. Chris Pachel

3/6/2020
In this episode, we discuss the difference between anxiety and fear, how medical models apply, treatment/training plan modifications and when it's appropriate to consult a vet behaviorist. For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/104 Support the show on Patreon! www.patreon.com/DFTT

Duration:01:13:26

#103: Dog Emotions In Practical Training with Kiki Yablon

2/19/2020
In this episode, we discuss dog emotions (and people emotions) with Kiki Yablon - including why a functional description is important, how to talk about pet emotions with clients and how to incorporate them into your training. For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/103 This podcast is supported by the official merchandise of Drinking from the Toilet via Bonfire: www.hannahbranigan.dog/merch

Duration:01:43:17

#102: Nosework Alerts with Lucy Newton

2/11/2020
On this episode, we chat with Lucy Newton about canine nosework, "alerts", advantages/disadvantages of various kinds of alerts and how - at the end of the day - it's all just really good training. For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/102 This podcast is supported by the official merchandise of Drinking from the Toilet via Bonfire: www.hannahbranigan.dog/merch

Duration:00:32:42

#101: All About Flyball with Julie Norman Jenkins

2/5/2020
In this episode, Julie Norman Jenkins and I talk about what flyabll is all about and what foundation skills are important to get started. Julie is a multi-sport dog trainer and owner of Quicksilver Canine in Julian, NC. For full show notes, visit: www.hannahbranigan.dog/podcast/101 This podcast is supported by the official merchandise of Drinking from the Toilet via Bonfire: https://www.bonfire.com/store/drinking-from-the-toilet/

Duration:00:48:04