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Working LIke Dogs features pet podcasts about working animals. In this working animal podcast, we cover everything from how to get started as a trainer of working animals or how to acquire a working animal to how to take care of your animal companion. In these podcasts, you will learn what it means to work side by side with an animal. We cover working animals such as service dogs, guide dogs, hearing dogs, police dogs, search and rescue dogs, drug dogs, seizure dogs, military dogs, etc. In addition to dogs, we talk about working horses, elephants, pigeons, and the list goes on and on. We discuss topics such as equipment, grooming, nutrition, training, traveling with your working companion, veterinary issues, retirement, and behavior. Our working animal podcasts include guests in every field of the working animal world. Trainers, handlers, veterinarians, working animal experts, and animal communicators give you the inside scoop on everything you’ve always wanted to know about working animals.

Working LIke Dogs features pet podcasts about working animals. In this working animal podcast, we cover everything from how to get started as a trainer of working animals or how to acquire a working animal to how to take care of your animal companion. In these podcasts, you will learn what it means to work side by side with an animal. We cover working animals such as service dogs, guide dogs, hearing dogs, police dogs, search and rescue dogs, drug dogs, seizure dogs, military dogs, etc. In addition to dogs, we talk about working horses, elephants, pigeons, and the list goes on and on. We discuss topics such as equipment, grooming, nutrition, training, traveling with your working companion, veterinary issues, retirement, and behavior. Our working animal podcasts include guests in every field of the working animal world. Trainers, handlers, veterinarians, working animal experts, and animal communicators give you the inside scoop on everything you’ve always wanted to know about working animals.
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Working LIke Dogs features pet podcasts about working animals. In this working animal podcast, we cover everything from how to get started as a trainer of working animals or how to acquire a working animal to how to take care of your animal companion. In these podcasts, you will learn what it means to work side by side with an animal. We cover working animals such as service dogs, guide dogs, hearing dogs, police dogs, search and rescue dogs, drug dogs, seizure dogs, military dogs, etc. In addition to dogs, we talk about working horses, elephants, pigeons, and the list goes on and on. We discuss topics such as equipment, grooming, nutrition, training, traveling with your working companion, veterinary issues, retirement, and behavior. Our working animal podcasts include guests in every field of the working animal world. Trainers, handlers, veterinarians, working animal experts, and animal communicators give you the inside scoop on everything you’ve always wanted to know about working animals.

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English


Episodes

Working Like Dogs - Episode 155 K-9 Commando Dogs

10/19/2018
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Jeff Franklin visits with Marcie and Lovey about his distinguished career as a military and police dog trainer and the exhilarating new book about him written by Matthew Duffy, Franklin: The Man Behind the United States Commando Dogs. Jeff gives us a glimpse into the incredible lives these canine warriors are leading in the field to keep our country safe. He talks about how these military dogs work with Special Operations Forces groups to perform such awe-inspiring tasks as jumping out of...

Duration:00:35:20

Working Like Dogs - Episode 153 Honey – the Miniature Horse Service Animal

9/28/2018
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In Part 1 in our series on Miniature Horses, Jessica Wellman and her miniature horse service animal, Honey join Marcie and Lovey to talk about their human/equine working relationship. Jessica talks candidly about how Honey is trained to assist her in living more independently with her disability. She also discusses the unique differences between a canine and a miniature horse and what you need to think about if you’re considering a miniature horse as your service animal. More details on...

Duration:00:30:47

Working Like Dogs - Episode 152 Pick of the Litter

9/18/2018
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Emmy award-winning filmmaker, Don Hardy, stops by to talk with Marcie and Lovey about his and Dana Nachman’s new film, Pick of the Litter The film follows a litter of Guide Dogs for the Blind puppies on a two-year odyssey that spans from the moment they’re born until they begin their careers as guide dogs. Finally, the mysterious and magical true story of how a puppy becomes an assistance dog has been captured on film. Lovey and I can’t wait to see this movie! More details on this episode...

Duration:00:32:21

Working Like Dogs - Episode 151 FBI Crisis Response Canines

9/4/2018
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Did you know that the FBI has Crisis Response Canines, Wally and Giovanni as part of their Victim Services Division? They, along with their human handlers, have responded to the mass terrorist shooting in San Bernardino, California and the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Listen in as Wally’s handler, Staci Beers, talks about the work she and Wally are doing and the impact Wally is having on the victims the FBI serves. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - FBI Crisis Response...

Duration:00:30:00

Working Like Dogs - Episode 150 Who Knew Game Wardens Have Police K-9s?

8/23/2018
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Game Warden Lance Hockett with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism and his police K-9, Kodak, visit with Marcie and Lovey about their incredible daily work. Game Warden Hockett talks about how he and Kodak were trained to track humans, animals, fowl, and fish, as well as to find inanimate objects like guns, casings, gun powder and residue, cell phones and a whole lot more. Kodak was trained to perform evidence recovery and wildlife detection, and Game Warden Hockett shares...

Duration:00:30:24

Working Like Dogs - Episode 149 The Critters and Me

7/24/2018
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Laura Moore’s mission is to educate animal lovers on ways to enrich and prolong their animals’ lives. She shares her valuable knowledge about nutrition, homeopathic and alternative treatments and expertise with Marcie and Lovey. She also provides helpful tips so that you can do everything you can to maintain good physical health for your working dog. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - The Critters and Me with Marcie Davis

Duration:00:30:05

Working Like Dogs - Episode 148 Divine Dog Wisdom

6/15/2018
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Barbara (Barb) Horn and Randy Crutcher creators of the Divine Dog Wisdom cards and guidebook, stop by to visit with Marcie and Lovey. Listen in as they talk about how they were inspired to create the 62-card deck of dog wisdom and how you can use these cards to have a laugh, or to go a little deeper into seeing, valuing, and appreciating the lessons life puts before you. Barb and Randy explain how using divination cards taps into an ancient, time-honored way to connect with our spirit...

Duration:00:30:05

Working Like Dogs - Episode 147 U.S. Military Dogs with a Mission

4/27/2018
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Kennel Master Roberto Garcia talks with Marcie and Lovey about the military working dogs housed at Pensacola Naval Air Station. It is one of the busiest Navy kennels in the country and is located at the first permanent naval air station, established in 1914 on the Florida Gulf Coast. Kennel Master Garcia talks about the types of prestigious working dogs the Navy deploys and the advanced training these dogs receive to prepare them for their dangerous missions. He also shares with us what...

Duration:00:23:50

Working Like Dogs - Episode 146 Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

4/12/2018
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Richard Lanni, Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero Director, Writer and Executive Producer, visits with Marcie and Lovey about his new intergenerational film about canine courage and the human animal bond. Stubby is a homeless mutt who embarks on an adventure with his new found friend, Robert Conroy, to become America’s most decorated dog. Set during World War I, this animated feature is based on the true story of a mutt that wandered off the streets of New Haven, Connecticut, and into the care of...

Duration:00:20:22

Working Like Dogs - Episode 145 Canine Fitness - FitPAWS!

3/20/2018
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Did you know that working dogs often have the risks associated with highly competitive canine athletes and you can reduce their risks of injuries by having a consistent physical training program? Canine conditioning and fitness experts, Maureen Stephens and Stefanie Walter stop by to talk with Marcie and Lovey about canine fitness, conditioning, and rehabilitation. Listen in to hear how you can maintain your dog’s core strength for increased performance and injury prevention. FitPAWs can...

Duration:00:32:44

Working Like Dogs - Episode 144 Behind the Scenes with NBC TODAY Show’s “Puppy with a Purpose” – Charlie

2/28/2018
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America’s VetDogs’ trainers, Olivia Poff and Katie Ruiz, visit with Marcie and Lovey about their incredible experience working with NBC TODAY Show’s "puppy with a purpose," Charlie. They give us behind the scenes info about Charlie’s appearances on NBC's TODAY morning show, his advanced training as a future service dog, and how he was matched with his human partner, retired United States Air Force Veteran and Combat Photographer, Stacy Pearsall. Olivia and Katie also share with us how...

Duration:00:31:36

Working Like Dogs - Episode 143 Dogs in Public – Who’s Who and What’s What

2/13/2018
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Do you know the difference between a service animal, an emotional support animal, a therapy dog, and a pet? Denise Dumesnil and Shana Aldahl stop by to talk with Marcie and Lovey about their awesome project that answered these questions for domestic violence shelters and resulted in the “Model Guideline Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals in Domestic Violence Programs and Shelters” They provide valuable information for anyone who deals with the public and may encounter an...

Duration:00:35:04

Working Like Dogs - Episode 142 NBC Today Show’s Puppy with a Purpose – America’s VetDogs’ Charlie

1/10/2018
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America’s VetDogs’ puppy with a purpose, Charlie, has made regular appearances for 15 months on NBC's TODAY morning show as he grew and trained to become a service dog. Now Charlie, and his new veteran partner, Stacy Pearsall, are here to talk with Marcie and Lovey about their exciting new life together. Listen in as Stacy, a retired United States Air Force Veteran and Combat Photographer, talks about how she and Charlie were partnered and all of the amazing tasks Charlie performs to enable...

Duration:00:31:31

Working Like Dogs - Episode 141 Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS)

12/22/2017
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Laura Watamanuk, Executive Director of Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS), stops by to visit with Marcie and Lovey about the incredible dogs they are training for an array of jobs. Laura gives you a detailed, insider’s glimpse into PADS' methodical training and placement process. PADS’ dogs are trained to assist people with disabilities other than blindness, and include hearing dogs and service dogs. PADS also trains facility dogs for jobs in the victim services field. Laura shares some...

Duration:00:31:52

Working Like Dogs - Episode 140 The Best and The Bravest!

12/7/2017
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Marcie and Lovey welcome April Gettys from Midnight Sun Service Dogs and Major John Romspert and Major Brock Roden from the Alaska National Guard’s 212th Rescue Squadron to the show to talk about the phenomenal work they are doing with the Squadron’s first facility dog, TOML (That Others Might Live). Majors Romspert and Roden and April talk candidly about the amazing work TOML is doing in Alaska and abroad to support the mental and spiritual welfare of these high-performing military...

Duration:00:34:06

Working Like Dogs - Episode 139 Canine Heroes Responding to National Disasters

11/10/2017
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Sonja Heritage, Head Trainer at the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation drops by to talk with Marcie and Lovey about the work they are doing to rescue, train and partner shelter dogs with firefighters and other first responders to find people buried alive in the wreckage of disasters around the world. Sonja talks about their state-of-the-art national training facility. She also provides insightful details about how they screen shelter dogs for these intense, professional jobs and how...

Duration:00:37:05

Working Like Dogs - Episode 138 Lessons in Courage from the World’s K9 Cops

10/21/2017
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Rachel Rose, acclaimed author and poet, stops by to talk with Marcie and Whistle about her new book – The Dog Lover Unit: Lessons in Courage from the World’s K9 Cops. Rachel introduces us to police dogs in the United States, France, Canada and Britain. She poetically describes the grit, determination and courage she witnessed firsthand with these law enforcement officers and their K9 partners. Rachel also shares with us the work she is currently doing with Pacific Assistance Dogs Society...

Duration:00:31:44

Working Like Dogs - Episode 137 In the Line of Duty - Protecting Working Dogs from Opioid Overdose

9/27/2017
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Did you know that the opioid epidemic is not only impacting humans but it’s also impacting working dogs? Police dogs are being exposed to deadly drugs in the line of duty. Dr. Ashley Mitek and Dr. Maureen McMichael from the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital are working with law enforcement and veterinarians to help handlers and veterinarians be prepared to prevent and treat a dog that has been or is suspected of being exposed to an opioid. Their work is fascinating and it...

Duration:00:33:01

Working Like Dogs - Episode 136 Do You Know the Difference Between an Assistance Dog and a Pet?

8/16/2017
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We regularly hear a news story of someone trying to bring a fake assistance dog into a business or public place. Listen in as Marcie and Lovey visit with Marsha Gilford, Regional Corporate Affairs Director for the Southwest Region of the Kroger Company, the largest traditional grocery retailer in the United States. Marsha stops by to talk about a communication program she and Kroger created about the difference between service dogs and pets. We love their educational and positive approach to...

Duration:00:34:02

Working Like Dogs - Episode 135 The Dog-Human Relationship

7/24/2017
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Marcie and Lovey welcome world-renowned dog researcher Dr. Adam Miklosi to the show. Dr. Miklosi is the Director of the Family Dog Research Project the first research group to study the behavioral and cognitive aspects of the dog-human relationship. Based in Hungary, they are one of the largest dog research groups in the world! Dr. Miklosi shares some of his latest research on dog cognition, animal learning, and aging. He also talks about how you can get connected with the Family Dog...

Duration:00:34:50