BARKS Podcast with DogBiz founders Veronica Boutelle & Gina Phairas: March 5, 2019

Guests: dogbiz founders Veronica Boutelle and Gina Phairas Topic: Is It Your Time to Go Full Time? A lively, informative discussion on starting a dog training business— the start up process, what it takes to be your own boss and make it as a dog trainer, avoiding common mistakes and sidestepping common misconceptions, and ethical entrepreneurship in an unregulated industry. If […]

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BARKS Podcast with Dr. Nathan Hall: February 7, 2019.

Guest: Dr. Nathan Hall,  assistant professor of companion animal science at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, and the director of the canine olfaction research and education laboratory in the department of animal science. Topic:  Understanding Gene-Behavior Relationships in Domestic Dogs. Dr. Hall’s PPG Annual Summit, presentation. Canine Aggression & Bite Prevention Education Seminar, April 2019 Portland, OR. Listen to […]

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BARKS Podcast with Jean Donaldson: November 8, 2018

Guest: Jean Donaldson, Founder and Principle Instructor of The Academy for Dog Trainers Topic: Upcoming PPG Webinar “It’s Mine!” – Object Guarder Cases Studies: Two DSCC and a DRI.in which Jean will present three case studies of resource guarders.  Two resolved using desensitisation and counterconditioning and one using differential reinforcement. Listen to the Podcast here.

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BARKS Podcast with Jane Bowers: October 2, 2018

Guest: Jane Bowers of Dogs of Distinction Canine Training in Vancouver, British Columbia. Topic: Bowers’ article in BARKS, Reducing Conflict, and Assessing and Interpreting Dog Behaviour, a training course hosted by the Canadian Police Knowledge Network for law enforcement personnel and others who meet unfamiliar dogs in the course of their duties. Listen to the Podcast here.

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BARKS Podcast with David Shade – August 1, 2018

Guest: David Shade of At Attention Dog Training; United States military veteran. Topics: Shade’s articles in BARKS, The Best I Can Be and Lulu’s Lottery: Life Lessons from a Boxer, that detail his journey, which started out using aversive methods, to becoming the force-free trainer he is today; and how his boxer, Lulu, saved his life – twice. Listen here.    

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BARKS Podcast with Dr. Lynn Bahr – July 10, 2018

Guest: PPG Cat Committee, PPG Summit presenter, and founder of Dezi & Roo, Dr. Lynn Bahr. Topics: Dr. Bahr’s recent PPG blog post, Why Every Cat Needs a Place to Hide and her article in BARKS, Pain Underlying, in which she discusses the issue of pain, how well cats can hide it, and the impact chronic pain can have on behavior. Dr. Bahr also talked about […]

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BARKS Podcast with Sam Redmond, and Pam & Miranda Mahar – June 20, 2018

Guests: PPGBI Steering Committee member, Sam Redmond and PPG Corporate Partners, Pam and Miranda Mahar of 4Legs4Pets. Topics: Sam discusses her work with wolfdog breeders and animals of different content levels and what professionals can expect from these kinds of dogs when they see them in practice; Pam and Miranda showcase their family owned and operated manufacturing business, which has been producing USA-made indoor […]

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