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A podcast for pets, and their people.

A podcast for pets, and their people.
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A podcast for pets, and their people.

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@PetTheories

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English


Episodes

57. Trick or Theory

10/31/2018
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Happy Halloween! We have a sporktakular episode for you all today! From eclipsed bees to dogs carrying MRSA around hospitals, hear all the news for animals to keep you up at night! Plus a deep look into the value of pet insurance. And your scariest questions! Halloween costumes for pets and fat weiner dogs. And Beyond Sit with some tips for how to help your dog handle all the ghouls' night out. (We know you cats have today all figured out.)

Duration:00:57:57

56. Avian Drunk Tank Theory

10/17/2018
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We talk about some drunk birds in Minnesota and some new research on preventing separation anxiety. Then we answer your questions on wedding doves, whether dogs have a “most important meal of the day”, and what to look for in a new dog walker. Plus, a new DIY puzzle for Beyond Sit!

Duration:00:41:48

55. Monkey Won't Doo Theory

10/3/2018
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This episode has all the answers—What's going on at PetSmart? Did you get scammed and lease your pet? Well, NY State can help! And have these female cockroachesfigured it all out? Plus, your questions: All that, and another brain teaser for your dog!

Duration:00:52:20

54. Spiders! Theory

9/20/2018
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In this episode we talk a lot about spiders in the news and on twitter. And give advice for a cabin-fevered dog during a hurricane. Just where should your dog go to the bathroom when you aren't allowed outside?

Duration:00:53:49

53. No More Shock Theory

9/5/2018
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This week, we say "good show" to England for banning shock collars, talk about mis-identified dogs (with some killer charts and graphs), and get a bit into why your pup is watching you pound. And we answer your questions: Are pets bad for the environment? And how good is yogurt for dogs? Plus, Eve takes us through The Bang Game, and we stop for a little monkey torture.

Duration:00:59:25

52. Historically Accurate Crow Theory

8/22/2018
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This episode! A summer dog flu alert. Plus, a French theme park hires some industrious crows. Plus, your questions about puppy pronouns and dog-park flirts. Eve has a Dennis Miller moment. Oh, and how to adopt a failed government dog! They can't smell bombs, but they can smell love.

Duration:00:29:41

51. Déjà vu all over again Theory

8/8/2018
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This week, we're looking back at some of your favorite questions, along with an encore presentation* of our interview with the Senior Keeper at the Carolina Tiger Rescue. In this episode... While you're here, please check out the Carolina Tiger Rescue's Amazon Wish List and get them something fun, like essentials oils for animal enrichment or giant plastic tubs so they can make bloodsicles to help the cats keep cool in the hot summer months. We'll be back with an all-new episode next...

Duration:00:55:04

Episode 50! Unextinct American Dog Theory

7/25/2018
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It's episode 50! We discuss the DC cat census, along with the ancient dogs of the Americas, and some new research about a rare dog cancer. Check out this seagull! Plus your questions on horse pets and bug pets. Finally! Impress the Gong Show judges! Have your dog jump thru your arms!

Duration:00:59:38

49. Ripple Theory

7/11/2018
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This week, we talk about training people (surgeons, no less) with dog clickers, the ASPCA rehabbing "unadoptable" dogs, and if humans are causing animals to be more nocturnal. And dingos and their fences, changing the landscapes of Australia. And we answer your questions: Is this dog depressed? How do you handle hot spots? And we wrap up with some more tips for walking your dog in the dog days of ugh nevermind forget I just wrote that.

Duration:01:00:35

48. Digression Theory

6/27/2018
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This week, we have News for Dogs, and then some . . . Plus, your questions: And like dogs to water, we talk about some swimming and water tips for you and your dog.

Duration:00:46:01

47.5 Interruption Theory

6/20/2018
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Sorry for the delay in a real episode this week, but Efrem went to HerosCon instead! Go to our website pettheoriespodcast.com and check out the great drawings of Olive Oyl that he got made.

Duration:00:04:48

47. Billionaire Buffalo Theory

6/6/2018
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This episode, we discuss a squirrel and its new pinecone stash, the lesser long-nosed bat being taken off the endangered species list, a new Guam kingfisher born at the Smithsonian, and whether "emotional support" animals really provide any benefits. And your questions about gentrification and fancy dog food, and the best way to find an adoptable dog when you have a small kid. Then, Eve tells us how to help our dogs take a bath this summer.

Duration:00:56:52

46. Lonesome Dog Theory

5/23/2018
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This week, we help out two dogs waylaid by their owners' romantic lives. Plus, we look into the seedy world of wildlife photography, Jacksonville's newest dog park, and the wonderful intestinal flora we share with our pets.

Duration:00:57:38

45. Spring Awakening Theory

5/9/2018
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This episode, we're all about it finally being springtime! We answer your questions about helping your anxious dog cope with thunderstorms, and long road trips with your best friend. Plus news about some catty dog owners in Tribeca, and spring health tips about fleas, ticks and heartworms.

Duration:01:09:38

44. Lie Down with Dogs Theory

4/27/2018
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As a special Anniversary Edition of the show, we're devoting the whole episode to this fascinating Washington Post story about the weird, co-dependent relationship that's sprung up between two unlikely groups—dog breeders and dog rescues. The internet makes for strange kennel-fellows. We'll be back next week with more of your pet questions!

Duration:00:44:50

43. Dogs of a Feather Theory

4/11/2018
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It's #NationalPetDay and we're back with an all-new episode! We talk about African greys imitating a pack of dogs, cleaning up after your dogs (and not leaving it for nature), sound-conditioned animal shelters, and a tribute for a local fallen k9 hero. And your questions! Then we finish by teaching our our pups to give themselves a mani-pedi.

Duration:00:51:24

42. Overlap Theory

3/30/2018
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Sorry for the delay, but one's was worth the wait! All this, plus your questions: What do you do when the vet says "don't worry about it" . . . but you still worry about it? And does overlapping dogs help kids cope? Finally, we teach our dogs how to wipe their paws before they come inside. How nice of them!

Duration:00:55:16

41. Streisand Theory

3/14/2018
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A nice long show to take you through the next massive snow storm, with an all-new batch of questions and stories. Plus, an update on that dog food recall (seriously, don't buy Gravy Train or Kibbles'n'Bits), some new rules at Crufts, DARPA scanning the pelagic depths for enemy intelligence, and foxes and coyotes, man, living in harmony, thanks to our garbage. All this, with just time enough to squeeze in a new trick: teaching your dog directions.

Duration:01:09:44

40. Year of the Dog Theory

2/28/2018
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I an episode chock full of animal news, we end up discussing the logic of the Disney universe, salmonella—a lot—and an auspicious start to the Year of the Dog. We also answer questions about doggy escape artists, safe leftovers, and argue a bit about chickens.

Duration:00:43:50

39. Kibble Crush Theory

2/14/2018
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In this episode, we follow a golden eagle across several national parks, help some old dogs learn new video games, and calculate if being axious makes you more likely to get bitten by a dog. Plus, just what is dander, tips for walking a big dog, and how can I get my cat into better shape?

Duration:00:45:54