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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


It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 145 Suggestions for Adopting a Puppy

10/11/2016
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In a recent podcast, Liz, Petra and Kate talked about getting a new puppy from a reputable breeder but we know that many people would prefer to adopt a puppy from a shelter, rescue, or other source so in this podcast we'll talk about some of those options. All three of us have had rescued dogs and know the pleasures of doing this as well as some of the downfalls. So tune in and hear our suggestions as to how to do this as safely as possible and yet find the best puppy for you. Questions...

Duration: 00:31:41


It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 144 Looking for a Puppy? Choose the Breeder Wisely

7/13/2016
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Liz, Petra, and Kate talk about how to find a good, reputable breeder and what to expect when you talk to her. This includes questions you should ask the breeder and what questions you should expect the breeder to ask you. Now, this doesn't mean that Liz, Petra, and Kate don't also work with rescue; that's going to be a future podcast! Questions or Comments? Email Liz at: liz@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Looking for a Puppy? Choose the Breeder Wisely...

Duration: 00:37:53


It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 143 Old Dogs Revisited

6/29/2016
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Liz, Petra and Kate have discussed old dogs previously; after all, it's a subject all dog owners face at some time. But since Kate's Walter is now twelve and a half; Liz's Bashir is twelve; and Petra's Keeley is coming up on eleven it's a subject that is near and dear to their hearts. So tune in and here about some of the changes that dogs go through as they grow older. Questions or Comments? Email Liz at: liz@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Old Dogs...

Duration: 00:40:37


It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 141 Can Dogs Really Show Jealousy?

3/1/2016
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In years past, scientists often said people were the only animals who showed sophisticated emotions such as jealousy. Dog, cat, and horse owners, as well as those who shared their lives with other animals, argued that humans aren't the only ones with emotions. Let's take a look at jealousy, how dogs show it, and what to do about it. Questions or Comments? Email Liz at: liz@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Can Dogs Really Show Jealousy on Pet Life Radio

Duration: 00:32:33


It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 140 Know the Breed Well

12/18/2015
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Before you add a dog to your family, take a look at both the breed's ancestral occupation and it's occupation today. As dog trainers, far too often Liz, Petra and Kate see frustrated owners and unhappy dogs because the dog's breed (or its occupation) didn't fit in with that particular family's lifestyle. As Liz explains, "I have active herding dogs who want to be on the go and do something because I like that. But if a family is looking for a more laid back dog, my breeds of choice would...

Duration: 00:34:22


It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 139 Doing Any Holiday Shopping for Dogs?

12/9/2015
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Liz, Petra, and Kate take a look at some different holiday gift ideas that showed up in Kate's email feed this past week. Some looked like fun while others were, well, different. Then the trio offers some realistic gift ideas for the dogs in your life or for your friends' dogs. So before you finish your holiday shopping, listen to their ideas. And just a note: Liz, Petra and Kate received no reimbursements for these suggestions! Questions or Comments? Email Liz at: liz@petliferadio.com...

Duration: 00:37:06


It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 137 Popularity Isn't a Good Thing; Really!

9/8/2015
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Dogs are a part of our lives so it's no surprise that they are in movies, on TV, in books, and commercials. Plus we see celebrities with their dogs, dogs in dog shows, and so much more. But all of this exposure can have its downside. Let's take a look at how dog breeds become popular and the downside of that popularity. Questions or Comments? Email Liz at: liz@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Popularity Isn't a Good Thing; Really on Pet Life Radio

Duration: 00:41:08


It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 135 Frequently Asked Questions About Dogs Part 2

7/15/2015
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Liz, Petra, and Kate answer questions about dogs and dog behavior on a daily basis. Some questions come from training class students of course, and from podcast listeners. But questions also come from friends and family. There were enough commonly asked questions that they were split into two podcasts; here is the second one. Questions or Comments? Email Liz at: liz@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Frequently Asked Questions About Dogs Part 2 on Pet Life Radio

Duration: 00:38:17


It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 134 Frequently Asked Questions About Dogs Part 1

6/27/2015
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Liz, Petra, and Kate answer questions about dogs and dog behavior on a daily basis. Some questions come from training class students of course, and from podcast listeners. But questions also come from friends and family. There were enough commonly asked questions that they were split into two podcasts; here is the first one. Questions or Comments? Email Liz at: liz@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Frequently Asked Questions About Dogs Part 1 on Pet Life Radio

Duration: 00:33:30


It's A Doggy Dog World Episode 133 Boosting a Shy Dog's Confidence

6/2/2015
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Liz's middle dog, Sisko, and Australian Shepherd, is shy with strangers and in uncertain situations. She's worked hard since she adopted him to help him feel more comfortable in his world and although he'll always be a little shy, he's now happier and more confident. Tune in for tips for helping a shy dog. Questions or Comments? Email Liz at: liz@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Boosting a Shy Dog's Confidence on Pet Life Radio

Duration: 00:37:06

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