World-renowned pet behavior expert Victoria Stilwell (It's Me or the Dog) is joined by CNN reporter Holly Firfer for entertaining, informative conversations and explorations into the dog world. From dog training and behavior tips to the latest news and humorous takes on all things pet-related, the Positively Dog Training Podcast features Victoria's trademark wit, behavior expertise and background as both a pet expert and TV personality. Regular segments include the Positively Hotline with special guests, Animal Academy quizzes, and the Ask Victoria section where listeners can get their dog training and behavior questions answered by one of the pet industry's leading authorities on positive dog training.
Episode 833 – Dogs and Wolves
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.
Episode 832 – Dogs and Aggressive Behavior
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.
Episode 831 – How to Treat Separation Anxiety
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.
Episode 830 – Rescue and Pitbull Type Dogs
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.
Episode 829 – Advocating for Animals with Peter Egan
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.
Episode 828 – A Fresh Take on the Debate About Shock Collars
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.