23 episodes

I am Chris Onthank, the Canine Master. I am an advocate of everything to do with dogs; sharing info, tips, stories, photos & videos. Follow my blog for an in-depth coverage of dog-related topics including training, health, innovative pet products and general information on how to keep dogs happy, healthy and safe.

Join me for practical information and tips on all aspects of dogs and their well-being. Topics will include understanding how a dog thinks and feels, the importance of proper training to develop a confident and happy dog, health information and tips on how to keep your dog healthy, choosing the right puppy for your family and so much more!

Canine Master - Dog training and behavior on Pet Life Radio (PetLifeRadio.com) Chris Onthank

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.5 • 28 Ratings

I am Chris Onthank, the Canine Master. I am an advocate of everything to do with dogs; sharing info, tips, stories, photos & videos. Follow my blog for an in-depth coverage of dog-related topics including training, health, innovative pet products and general information on how to keep dogs happy, healthy and safe.

Join me for practical information and tips on all aspects of dogs and their well-being. Topics will include understanding how a dog thinks and feels, the importance of proper training to develop a confident and happy dog, health information and tips on how to keep your dog healthy, choosing the right puppy for your family and so much more!

    Canine Master - Episode 23 Mastering The Dog Urine Marking Behavior

    Canine Master - Episode 23 Mastering The Dog Urine Marking Behavior

    Join Chris as he discusses a destructive and misunderstood canine behavior that has left its mark on households around the world since the first dogs became domesticated... The Canine Master and Jaimee are discussing marking behavior in dogs.



    Listen in as they talk about the instinctual why and - most importantly - the how to control this troublesome and off-putting behavior. Chris goes in-depth on the Canine Master methodology that he developed and offers personal insight into its background and how it can help. Tune in for a master class on marking behavior that will change the relationship you have with your dog.

    • 29 min
    Canine Master - Episode 22 Integrative Veterinarian Medicine And Its Benefits To The Wellness Of Our Companion Animals With Dr. Marty Goldstein

    Canine Master - Episode 22 Integrative Veterinarian Medicine And Its Benefits To The Wellness Of Our Companion Animals With Dr. Marty Goldstein

    Join Chris as he takes you behind the scenes of the new documentary, "The Dog Doc". We’ll talk with Dr. Marty Goldstein of the Smith Ridge Veterinary Center to explore holistic animal care and the impact it can have on pets and their owners. Find out why we’ve seen an increase in cancer diagnoses in our animals and the importance of boosting the immune system. This enlightening conversation bridges traditional medicine and alternative medicine in a sensible way you will be sure to find fascinating. Could this be the future of animal care?

    • 33 min
    Canine Master - Episode 21 Sheepdogs In Ireland

    Canine Master - Episode 21 Sheepdogs In Ireland

    While on vacation in Ireland with his family, Chris is joined by landowner John Davoren of County Clare in the southwest of Ireland. Since the age of 16, John has been training dogs to work with both sheep and cattle on his farm. The sheepdog is an integral part of farming culture and is of utmost value when trying to move or direct sheep and cattle across the vast rocky landscape. The use of a small number of well-understood directions enables the sheepdog to complete tasks in half the time it would take several people. This, along with the qualities of loyalty and hard work, make the sheepdog the very best pet a farming family could want. Tune in to this episode to better understand how and why these dogs are chosen, how they are trained and how John is trying to educate the public on the valuable work these dogs do.

    • 22 min
    Canine Master - Episode 20 Say YES to the YARD!

    Canine Master - Episode 20 Say YES to the YARD!

    This podcast is all about how to solve those common problems we face when spending time outdoors with our dogs. Does your dog Dig? Eat sticks and leaves and everything else on the ground? Bad manners around the pool? Want to teach your dog how to go potty in one area of the yard? We will solve all of these and more so you enjoy the summer with a well-behaved dog!

    • 37 min
    Canine Master - Episode 19 Expecting a New Baby? What to Expect from your Dog When you are Expecting!

    Canine Master - Episode 19 Expecting a New Baby? What to Expect from your Dog When you are Expecting!

    This show is all about how to prepare your dog for the arrival of a new baby. Having a baby is one of the most joyous times in your life, but it is important to prepare and make sure that relationship with your dog is safe and loving and off to the right start!

    • 29 min
    Canine Master - Episode 18 Mouthing and Chewing 101: Ouch! Survival Guide to Help with Your Puppy's Mouthing and Chewing

    Canine Master - Episode 18 Mouthing and Chewing 101: Ouch! Survival Guide to Help with Your Puppy's Mouthing and Chewing

    This show will cover all you need to know to understand and learn how to manage your dog’s mouthing and chewing. What's normal, what isn't, and how to stop it!

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

Madgehart ,

Real Life Tools & Advice!

I have 3 large dogs who were rescues and I struggle to control their behavior. Jumping, barking, fighting, pulling. I’m the issue and I know it - so confused with all of the advice out there. Chris takes the best from many and breaks things down so you can actually do them! I can finally communicate with my dogs. Thanks Chris!!

Debate is fun. ,

Terrific insight

Pup Psych 101
Best pod for training a pup into a well-adjusted adult dog. It's explained from the dog's point of thinking.which makes it relatable, understandable and logical. Thanks for sharing..

Animalnutt ,

Informative, but intro is too long.

I like the information provided in each podcast, but the intro is too long. The music (especially), synopsis intro & advertisement just make for a less than tolerable wait. 😴Unfortunately, because of this, many potential listeners may never become loyal listeners. 🙁

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