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Dog trainer, blogger, competitor.

Cog-Dog Radio Sarah Stremming, The Cognitive Canine

    • Education
    • 4.8, 136 Ratings

Dog trainer, blogger, competitor.

    A Dog's Emotional Cup with Sarah Owings

    A Dog's Emotional Cup with Sarah Owings

    Here we talk all about what drains, and fills a dog's emotional cup in this interview with Sarah Owings.

    • 51 min
    Functional Dog Breeding with Jessica Hekman

    Functional Dog Breeding with Jessica Hekman

    Join Sarah as she interviews Dr Jessica Hekman.

    Jessica Hekman, DVM, PhD is a veterinary researcher at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and teaches online classes about the biology and genetics of canine behavior. Jessica received her Ph.D. in Animal Sciences (Genetics, Genomics, and Bioinformatics) in 2017 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she studied canid behavioral genetics. Previously, Jessica graduated from the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2012 with a dual DVM/MS degree. Her Master's work was on the behavior and cortisol responses of healthy dogs to being hospitalized overnight. She also completed a shelter medicine veterinary internship at the University of Florida Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program. Jessica's current work focuses on the genetics of behavior in both pet and working dogs through a citizen science approach. Jessica is passionate about using genetics to discover how brain function differs between confident and anxious dogs.

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    • 53 min
    Much Ado About Quadrants

    Much Ado About Quadrants

    What are the four quadrants of operant conditioning? Should you care? Can we ever restrict ourselves to just one or two quadrants, and if we can, should we? All this and more!

    • 31 min
    Upgrade Dogs

    Upgrade Dogs

    Your first dog was fun, easy, and you had a lovely time in dog sports. But for your second you decided you wanted a faster model. You upgraded. Or, did you?

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    • 21 min
    Safety is An Illusion: An Update from Jade's Human, Emily Russell

    Safety is An Illusion: An Update from Jade's Human, Emily Russell

    Back when Cog Dog Radio was born, Sarah covered the case of Jade the golden retriever. Catch up with Jade's human and hear about how his life looks now, and how Emily has been able to reconcile the inherent risks in off leash hiking.

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    • 42 min
    Loose Leash Walking

    Loose Leash Walking

    You asked, here it is! Sarah talks all things loose leash walking. Sarah's orthopedic and chronic pain struggles make leash pulling an absolute no-go for her, so she has a unique and multi-faceted approach to solving this common dog behavior problem.

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
136 Ratings

136 Ratings

ladyyas123 ,

Not sure what to think...

Was excited to listen to the Leash Pulling episode but was disappointed in the endorsement to use painful equipment to control pulling. I am not a fan of choke and prong collars.

Melle-lighting ,

Mixing new love of agility with behavioral health for dogs

Love listening to this podcast, wait each week for a mew one. Honest and down to earth, we are all always learning

Beaglegold ,

Thanks Sara!

Love Cog Dog Radio! It has changed the way I see my dogs and completely opened my eyes to so many things about training.

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