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It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 165 More on Housetraining

7/18/2018
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In this, the second of two podcasts on housetraining, Liz, Petra, and Kate discuss options for housetraining including the pros and cons of doggy doors, potty pads, litter box options, and more. Included are suggestions for housetraining a dog in the big city as well as what you can do should you work long hours. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - More on Housetraining on Pet Life Radio

Duration:00:37:37

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 164 Housetraining

7/3/2018
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In this and their next podcast, Liz, Petra, and Kate are talking about housetraining. This subject is the source of many questions from class students and podcast listeners. In this podcast, they discuss the definition of housetraining, why a schedule is important, teaching a vocabulary, word, crate training, and much more. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Housetraining on Pet Life Radio

Duration:00:45:25

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 163 Teaching the Come

5/8/2018
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A common problem that dog trainers here is that the dog won't come when called. Since a reliable come makes everyday life so much easier and can be a life saver for your dog, teaching the come is important. Liz, Petra, and Kate discuss several ways to teach the come as well as a couple of things you shouldn't do. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Teaching the Come on Pet Life Radio

Duration:00:34:42

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 162 Spring into Summer

4/24/2018
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Spring is an great time to get ready for summer's challenges. Just as we check our smoke and CO2 alarms when time changes we can check a few other things. Are you prepared for fleas, ticks, and heartworms? If not, talk to your veterinarian. When was the last time you scrubbed out your dog's outside water bowl? It's easy to forget. Liz, Petra, and Kate don't want to tell you how to live with your pet, but instead just want to offer some suggestion you may not have thought about...

Duration:00:36:13

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 161 Walter's Thirteen Now

3/26/2018
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Kate's cocker mix, Walter, is thirteen now and is almost blind and pretty much completely deaf. Kate's been doing quite a bit of research on how to help her dog and wants to share that. Liz and Petra talk with Kate about disabled dogs, old dogs, and ideas for helping them. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Walter's Thirteen Now on Pet Life Radio

Duration:00:46:12

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 160 The Magic of Dogs

3/19/2018
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If you're listening to this podcast, you already think dogs are pretty special. We do, too. But the love that our dogs have for us sometimes goes beyond special. There's a touch of magic there, too. Tune in and listen as Liz, Petra, and Kate talk about some special dogs and the magic they provide. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - The Magic of Dogs on Pet Life Radio

Duration:00:42:19

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 159 Help Your Veterinarian Help Your Pet

3/3/2018
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We asked veterinarians on social media this question, "What can your clients do to help you help their pets?" We received a number of responses from veterinarians across the US. Although some of their responses were expected, others were not. Tune in to see what they said. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Help Your Veterinarian Help Your Pet on Pet Life Radio

Duration:00:31:33

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 158 Adolescence Re-Visited

2/15/2018
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We talked about adolescence a few years ago but this is a subject that can't be re-visited too many times. The teenage stage in puppies (or humans for that matter!) can be frustrating and challenging. Since Liz and Petra both have teenage puppies, as does another of Kindred Spirits' trainers, this is a subject that has been on our mind. We'll share some of our coping techniques. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Adolescence Re-Visited on Pet Life Radio

Duration:00:47:33

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 157 Revisiting RVs, Dogs, and Travel

12/13/2017
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Liz, Petra, and Kate have talked several times previously about traveling with dogs, both at hotels and in RVs. On their last trip they invited friends Wayne and Kei to join them. Kei joins the podcast to talk about their decision to rent an RV, the challenges in getting to know the RV, how their dogs reacted, and the fun they had on the trip. Kei also offers suggestions for those thinking about doing this. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Revisiting RVs, Dogs, and Travel on...

Duration:00:35:21

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 156 Let's Talk About a Dog Bite

11/13/2017
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Liz, Petra, and Kate invite a friend and fellow dog trainer, Sue Dewer to talk about the dog bite Sue is still recovering from. The dog that bit Sue is a pit bull but Sue isn't blaming the breed, or even that particular dog. Instead, the dog was newly adopted and Sue is questioning the shelter's screening process. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Let's Talk About a Dog Bite on Pet Life Radio

Duration:00:32:15

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 155 Indoor Housetraining

10/11/2017
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There are a number of reasons why some dog owners would like to teach their dog to relieve herself inside, appropriately of course! In this podcast Liz, Petra, and Kate discuss some of the reasons why, new and old products that can make it easier to do, how to transition the dog to outside if you'd like to do that, and of course, how to teach your dog. Petra, who has Pomeranians trained to go inside, talks about her experiences. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Indoor...

Duration:00:28:51

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 154 Long Distance, Large Numbers Dog Rescues

9/18/2017
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Hurricane Irma was charging up the coast of Florida while Liz, Petra, and Kate were recording this podcast. At the same time, 100 dogs from Texas were landing in San Diego to make room in Texas shelters for dogs rescued from Hurricane Harvey. While everyone seems to agree that these dogs needed a chance for a better life, sometimes well meaning rescue groups aren't as careful as they could be. Kate leads the conversation here and discusses her concerns. More details on this episode MP3...

Duration:00:29:27

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 153 Our Favorite Dog Books

7/10/2017
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Liz and Kate have been voracious dog books readers since childhood but Petra admits that as a kid she read more horse books than dog books. But all three talk about their favorites, from older ones such as Jack London's Call of the Wild and White Fang to newer books. Tune in to hear the wild variety mentioned. Questions or Comments? Email Liz at: liz@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Our Favorite Dog Books on Pet Life Radio

Duration:00:30:15

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 152 Our Favorite Dog Movies

6/20/2017
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Liz, Petra, and Kate talk about their favorite movies featuring dogs. The dogs may or may not have been the stars, such as with Lassie, but may have played an important part. Older movies, such as Turner & Hooch, are mentioned as well as newer movies like the Secret Life of Pets. Tune in and see who likes what. Questions or Comments? Email Liz at: liz@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Our Favorite Dog Movies on Pet Life Radio

Duration:00:40:35

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 151 Ban the Act not the Breed

4/26/2017
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Breed Specific Legislation (BSL) continues to grow even though it's been shown not to work. Overall, it doesn't lessen overall dog bites in any community where it's been instituted. Plus, once one breed has been banned, it's easy for the legislative body to add one or more breeds. And if you think you're breed won't be banned, think again! Liz, Petra, and Kate talk about breed bans, BSL, and what would work better. Questions or Comments? Email Liz at: liz@petliferadio.com More...

Duration:00:36:09

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 150 Summer Safety

4/12/2017
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Although we certainly don't want to frighten our listeners - and that isn't our intent - we do hope that this coming summer will be a safe one for you and your dog. Liz, Petra, and Kate talk about some common dangers including insects, hot camp fires, dangerously hot asphalt, and more. Tune in for things to know to help keep your dog safe. Questions or Comments? Email Liz at: liz@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Summer Safety on Pet Life Radio

Duration:00:43:36

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 149 What is Oppositional Reflex?

2/1/2017
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Oppositional reflex is a commonly used term that refers to the actions of your dog when pressure is applied. A good example is when your dog pulls hard on the leash as you're acting as an anchor. The word reflex isn't appropriate for these actions though as it truly isn't a reflex. Tune in and hear what Liz, Petra, and Kate have to say as they explain this action and what a more appropriate term might be. Questions or Comments? Email Liz at: liz@petliferadio.com More details on this...

Duration:00:28:34

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 148 Teaching Your Dog to Pay Attention

1/20/2017
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It's impossible, or at least difficult, to teach your dog if he doesn't know how to pay attention to you. Plus, when your dog knows how to pay attention, especially with distractions, you can use this as a way of preventing problems. In addition, as with so many things, we also make a game out of teaching attention. So tune in and find out what Liz, Petra, and Kate do with this training exercise. Questions or Comments? Email Liz at: liz@petliferadio.com More details on this episode ...

Duration:00:30:19

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 147 How to be a Considerate Traveler with Your Dog

12/29/2016
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If you're a regular listener you know Liz, Kate, and Petra travel a lot with their dogs. Staying at RV parks, campgrounds, with friends, and at hotels; their dogs are always expected to be well behaved and Liz, Kate, and Petra work to make sure their dogs don't disrupt other travelers. Here are some of their tips. Questions or Comments? Email Liz at: liz@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - How to be a Considerate Traveler with Your Dog on Pet Life Radio

Duration:00:31:51

It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 146 Interesting Gifts for Your Dog

12/8/2016
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With the holidays in mind, Liz, Kate, and Petra did some research for some things you and your dog might like. We talked to dog owners, looked at reviews online and at Amazon, and what looked fun to us. Hopefully some of them will sound good to you! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you and your dogs. Questions or Comments? Email Liz at: liz@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Interesting Gifts for Your Dog on Pet Life Radio

Duration:00:42:37