Posted on: February 15, 2021 - No Comments
Dogs share a common ancestor – the wolf – but how did wolves turn into dogs and what can we learn from wolves that might help us with the relationship we have with our dogs? Behavioral scientist Clive Wynne joins the podcast to talk about the similarities and differences between dogs and wolves.
Posted on: February 8, 2021 - No Comments
Aggression is a serious behavior issue that is all too common in our domestic dogs. Aggression expert Michael Shikashio joins Victoria and Holly to talk about why dogs aggress and what dog lovers can do about it.
Posted on: February 1, 2021 - No Comments
Why do dogs become anxious when home alone and how can this be prevented? Dog trainer Lisa Waggoner joins Victoria and Holly for this podcast on a common behavior problem that is hard to treat.
Posted on: January 25, 2021 - No Comments
Do people respond differently to Pitbull type dogs? Holly and Victoria are joined by Heather Paul to start off this new year of podcasts to explore how people react to their dogs when out in public.
Posted on: September 29, 2020 - No Comments
Advocating for Animals – Victoria and Holly are joined by actor and animal activist, Peter Egan to discuss dogs, moon bears and how animals can make us more compassionate human beings.
Posted on: September 8, 2020 - No Comments
I’ve only ever had female dogs. This has never been a conscious choice on my part, I just fell in love and adopted dogs that happened to be female. I don’t know if things would be any different if I had a male dog in the house, but people often ask me what the behavioral differences between male and female dogs are and if gender either influences or suits one lifestyle over another.
Posted on: August 18, 2020 - No Comments
Victoria is joined by dog behaviour expert and a driving force behind the UK Dog Behaviour & Training Charter Andrew Hale to discuss the interesting results to come out of the latest dog shock collar studies.
Posted on: August 11, 2020 - No Comments
The rescue of 180 Chihuahuas sparks a larger conversation on how to transition dogs from crisis situations into homes.
Posted on: July 7, 2020 - No Comments
How do dogs perceive sound and can music help dogs suffering with separation anxiety and aggression? Joshua Leeds and Alynn Lecznar join Victoria for part two of this fascinating exploration into a dog’s ear.
Posted on: June 30, 2020 - No Comments
How does sound help reduce canine anxiety and can music really help prevent and reduce canine fear and noise phobias? Sound researcher and founder of Through A Dog’s Ear Joshua Leeds, joins Victoria along with Animal Scientist Aly Lecznar, to discuss the latest research on how sound can prevent and treat canine anxiety.
Posted on: June 4, 2020 - No Comments
Holly is back to give a journalist’s perspective on latest events and to talk about her senior dogs and canine cancer.
Posted on: May 20, 2020 - No Comments
Victoria explores why teaching obedience cues like ‘sit’ should not be the focus of dog training.
Posted on: May 12, 2020 - No Comments
Victoria is joined by VSPDT Kat Kekel, Behavior Tech at Cherokee County Animal Shelter to talk about sheltering, fostering and adopting animals during the pandemic.
Posted on: May 5, 2020 - No Comments
Petrepreneur marketing guru J. Nichole Smith joins Victoria to discuss the importance of identifying and building around your ‘why.’
Posted on: April 29, 2020 - No Comments
Victoria is joined by Holly Root-Gutteridge, post-doctoral researcher at the University of Lincoln, to talk about how science is unlocking the canine mind.
Posted on: April 21, 2020 - No Comments
Do dogs feel love? Are they capable of hatred? Victoria connects with one of her favorite dog experts, Clive Wynne to explore.
Posted on: April 14, 2020 - No Comments
Is your dog happy? Victoria is joined by Zazie Todd, author and creator of Companion Animal Psychology to discuss her upcoming Dog Behaviour Conference presentation.
Posted on: April 8, 2020 - No Comments
Victoria talks with veterinary behaviorist Dr. Meghan Herron about training methods, modifying behavior in a shelter environment, as well as her work for Gigi’s, an Ohio based organization that helps homeless dogs get into homes sooner.
Posted on: March 31, 2020 - No Comments
What is e-learning, and what should you look for in an online course? Victoria and Aly break it all down here.
Posted on: March 24, 2020 - No Comments
Victoria visits Dr. Duffy Jones to talk through safety tips, the latest on the virus’ effect on our pets, and best practices for veterinary success during the pandemic.
Posted on: March 19, 2020 - No Comments
What’s the secret to staying engaged, productive and efficient when working or learning from home in the age of social distancing?
Posted on: March 17, 2020 - No Comments
Victoria and Dr. Paula Bloom discuss the emotional impact of the coronavirus on people and their pets.
Posted on: March 10, 2020 - No Comments
Tips for dog owners whose dogs are entering elderly status in order to keep them alert, active and healthy.
Posted on: March 3, 2020 - No Comments
The animal rescue scene in Puerto Rico following the recent natural disasters, updates on Victoria’s Unsung Heroes video series, and Holly’s trip to an experiential art institution.
Posted on: February 24, 2020 - No Comments
What’s the best way to acclimate a new puppy to a household? Whether or not to comfort a crying puppy, top tips for puppy housetraining, how long it takes for puppies to adjust to a new home, and more.
Posted on: February 17, 2020 - No Comments
Following the death of UK presenter Caroline Flack, Victoria and Holly are joined by Dr. Paula Bloom for a special podcast focusing on mental health, depression and bullying on social media.
Posted on: February 5, 2020 - No Comments
Victoria and Holly share a new vision for the future of the Positively Podcast and the way fans' questions will help drive what the podcast is all about. Victoria discusses her emotional trip to help Humane Society International close a South Korean dog meat farm and rehome the farm's animals while helping the farmers relaunch a plant-based business instead.