5 episodes

The Conservation K9 Podcast celebrates the dog teams protecting the natural world. Hosted by working dog trainer and handler James Davis.

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The Conservation K9 Podcast celebrates the dog teams protecting the natural world. Hosted by working dog trainer and handler James Davis.

    Season 1 Episode 5: Nathan Hall

    Season 1 Episode 5: Nathan Hall

    In this episode, conservation dog team trainer and host James Davis is joined by Dr Nathan Hall, Director of the Canine Olfaction Lab at Texas Tech.They talk about a dog’s olfactory ability, the importance of keeping and using appropriate training aids,...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Season 1 Episode 4: Megan Parker

    Season 1 Episode 4: Megan Parker

    In this episode, Australian conservation dog team trainer and host James Davis is joined by Megan Parker, co-founder of Working Dogs for Conservation and a pioneer in the use of dogs in conservation.They talk about innovation, dog and handler selection...

    • 1 hr
    Season 1 Episode 3: Sam Wasser

    Season 1 Episode 3: Sam Wasser

    In this episode, specialist conservation dog trainer and host James Davis is joined by Dr Samuel Wasser, the 'guru of doodoo'.Sam holds the endowed chair in Conservation Biology at the University of Washington, where he is Director of the Center for...

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Season 1 Episode 2: Chris Aycock

    Season 1 Episode 2: Chris Aycock

    In this episode, host James Davis is joined by Chris Aycock, President and CEO of the American Society of Canine Trainers (ASCT).They talk about canine neuroscience, and the training and certification of conservation K9 teams around the world.Chris can...

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Season 1 Episode 1: Bennie Van Zyl

    Season 1 Episode 1: Bennie Van Zyl

    In this episode James Davis is joined by Bennie Van Zyl.Bennie is the Specialist Canine Technical Adviser for the Frankfurt Zoological Society at North Luangwa National Park in Zambia. He talks about his career from explosives detection in Iraq through...

    • 42 min

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