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Keep your dogs and cats happy, healthy, and safe! Every other week (mostly), our host Mia talks to expert guests to bring you preventive veterinary health, safety, behavior, and training information. Preventive Vet was started in response to the many heartbreaking, and preventable cases being brought into veterinary practices and emergency rooms. Mia is an animal lover, pet parent, and goat rescue volunteer. It's the Preventive Vet team's goal to spread awareness, save lives, and help nurture the human animal bond.
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Keep your dogs and cats happy, healthy, and safe! Every other week (mostly), our host Mia talks to expert guests to bring you preventive veterinary health, safety, behavior, and training information. Preventive Vet was started in response to the many heartbreaking, and preventable cases being brought into veterinary practices and emergency rooms. Mia is an animal lover, pet parent, and goat rescue volunteer. It's the Preventive Vet team's goal to spread awareness, save lives, and help nurture the human animal bond.
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    How to Train Your Dog to Stop Jumping

    How to Train Your Dog to Stop Jumping

    Having puppies jumping all over you may feel like heaven when they're tiny, but as they grow and the behavior continues, not only can it can be a real nuisance but it can actually be dangerous (even for small dogs).
     
    Tune in to this special video episode, live from Yappy Hour, where Cathy shares real life examples and gives play-by-play feedback to help you train your pup to keep four paws on the floor.

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    • 53 min
    Animal Fostering 101

    Animal Fostering 101

    If you listen to this podcast, you're obviously an animal lover, which also probably means at some point you've given thought to fostering animals. I spoke with current cat foster guardian, LeeAnna Bias, about what fostering is and what it isn't, the steps to take to find the right rescue or shelter to work with, and the many benefits for everyone involved. If you were sitting on the fence about whether to get started, be prepared to start searching for foster opportunities after listening.
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    • 45 min
    Blue-Green Algae Toxicity Awareness

    Blue-Green Algae Toxicity Awareness

    It’s summer time and the living, well, it’s not that easy this year. If you’re looking for an escape from the heat, the indoors, and everything else going on in the world, there’s a good chance you’ll head towards somewhere with water.
     
    Dr. J joined me virtually to talk about the dangers of blue-green algae, some resources available to help you take preventive measures to identify and avoid it, and what to look out for in case your dog is starting to show symptoms of its toxic effects.

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    • 19 min
    Preparing Your Dog for Baby's Arrival

    Preparing Your Dog for Baby's Arrival

    Preparing for the arrival of a baby is an exciting and stressful time. When you've got a dog at home, there are even more considerations and precautions to take to ensure the entire family is safe, comfortable, and secure.
     
    Special guest, certified dog trainer and founder of Pawsitive Transformation, Jennifer Anderson, is back with great tips for setting your growing family up for success.

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    • 55 min
    Estate Planning for Pets

    Estate Planning for Pets

    Today’s show has actually been in the works for a long time but is coming late due to some technical glitches. The timing couldn’t be more perfect though, because the current pandemic has a lot of us thinking about who might be able to care for our pets in case something happens to us.
    Our special guest Debra Hamilton provides a lot of great information, including an actual plan you can follow to ensure your fur family’s needs are met.

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    • 41 min
    Puppy Nipping and Biting Tips from a Trainer

    Puppy Nipping and Biting Tips from a Trainer

    We’re shaking it up a little bit and bringing you a live taping from one of our Yappy Hours that was all about puppy nipping and biting. Cathy gave a great overview of training with lots of emphasis on incompatible behaviors, redirection and counter-conditioning and then took questions from our audience. All of the videos referenced during this taping are available in the blog post for this episode.
    Learn more about our Puppy Essentials Workshops, lead by our certified dog trainer, Cathy Madson.

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    • 1 hr 13 min

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