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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

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

38. Sinister Theory

1/31/2018
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This week! We talk about Delta Airlines tightening rules for service animals, paw-preference and stress in cats, and the most News for Dogs story ever! Man. Bites. (Police) Dog. Also, your questions about what kind of dog to get, carpets and cats and landlords . . . and catupulting foxhounds. Plus Efrem interrupts Beyond Sit! to find out how to teach Olive Oyl how to roll over.

Duration:00:52:42

37. The Jesus Lizard Theory

1/17/2018
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This episode we discuss new breeds, dogs and cats working together, some new ways for dogs to use their art history degrees, and frozen iguanas! And your questions: Is my dog going senile? And can I get a little privacy in my studio apartment? Plus a Beyond Sit for the human in your life, how to Be a Tree!

Duration:00:47:49

36. Tilapia Theory

1/3/2018
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In this episode, we have news of a rescued mountain lion in California, randy mice (and how you can hear 1600 hours of their sultry singing), and a video of a squirrel on the run from the law. Plus your questions on tougher dog toys, cat people vs. dog people, and helping out a kitties' self-confidence. Finally, here's a round up of our favorite animal charities

Duration:00:53:50

35. Gratuity Theory

12/20/2017
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This week we answer all your holiday tipping and winter dog questions! Plus, the story of the first pit bull police dog in Kansas!

Duration:01:00:18

34. Brain Soup Theory

12/6/2017
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How do I protect my cat and my Christmas tree? How small can my new studio be for me and my greyhound? And there's no shame in being a failed foster! Plus, a report from the FDA warns against giving your dog processed bone treats for Christmas. We discuss handler bias with police K-9s. And what you've all been waiting for — is dog brain soup smarter than cat brain soup? Finally, we teach our pets how to be Perching Pirate Parrots!

Duration:00:52:05

33. Colorblindness Theory

11/22/2017
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This week, we talk turkey—that is, what Thanksgiving foods your pets can and cannot eat. Plus we take your pet questions—What's up with hissing cockroaches? Can I put a dog on a rotating schedule? And a deep dive into canine composting. Plus in News For Dogs, we explore some shocking revelations about prehistoric dog owners, some not-at-all shocking news about dog vision, and meet some highly intelligent squirrels.

Duration:01:00:00

32. Laika's Theory

11/8/2017
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Here we are, back with a new episode on our new bi-weekly schedule. Your questions: Posting pee notices and eye gunks, before a nose-flip of a trick for Beyond Sit! But first! The return of Efrem's Bat Eave, the 60th anniversary of Leika's fateful trip, and fluid dynamics in fish schools.

Duration:00:36:05

31. Eye Contact Theory

10/26/2017
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This week—a big announcement, followed by your questions: Oh, and a great fake pee trick!

Duration:00:46:52