Posted on: July 8, 2020 - No Comments
I don’t participate in competitive dog sports or obedience trials, but I do love watching dogs and their handlers having fun, and appreciate how much time it takes on both sides to become proficient.
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: July 5, 2020 - No Comments
I’m flying to Portland, Oregon, from Los Angeles and the pilot has just told us that there will be turbulence the closer we get to Portland. It is 53 degrees at our destination with rain and gusty winds. He tells us that our descent is likely to be very bumpy.
Posted on: July 1, 2020 - No Comments
I lived with a Labrador. She was a hungry hound who was on a constant mission to find food wherever and whenever she could get it. When she reached the grand old age of 16 I thought her food obsession might diminish a little, but it remained as strong as ever.
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 24, 2020 - No Comments
What should you do if your pet is stolen and why should veterinarians scan new patients? Debbie Matthews from www.vetsgetscanning.co.uk joins Victoria to talk about pet theft, Fern’s Law and the importance of compulsory scanning.
Posted on: June 15, 2020 - No Comments
Victoria is joined by Certified Animal Behaviourist Andrew Hale, to talk about the new UK Dog Behaviour and Training Charter and how a different way of viewing canine behavior can improve the human/canine relationship.
Posted on: June 9, 2020 - No Comments
In this episode, Aly Lecznar joins Victoria to talk about canine fitness and how to exercise safely with your dog.
Posted on: June 7, 2020 - No Comments
I marched today in peaceful support of the change needed regarding the lack of true justice and equality for people of color and minorities. Here's my message to the haters.
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: May 1, 2020 - No Comments
If you live with a dog that displays aggressive behavior (lunging, growling, or even biting), using management to keep everyone safe is the first priority, along with a good behavior modification plan. What Is Management? One of my favorite descriptions of management is from the book “Behavior Adjustment Training 2.0: New Practical Techniques for Fear, Read More
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 20, 2020 - No Comments
But I bet that most of you know that already. The dogs who live in fear or anxiety of people/things/animals that they see in the environment are reveling in the fact that far fewer people are trying to be up close and personal with them now. Their owners probably feel the same relief. But the Read More
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 26, 2020 - No Comments
The International Dog Behaviour Conference is a global online event bringing together the most influential, progressive and inspirational pet industry experts with dog lovers, owners, trainers, and professionals from around the world.
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.