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Good Dog offers expert advice on dog behavior, training, breed choices, care, feeding, and more about our 4-legged friends hosted by Joanne Greene.

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Good Dog offers expert advice on dog behavior, training, breed choices, care, feeding, and more about our 4-legged friends hosted by Joanne Greene.

    Pet Friendly Restaurants

    Pet Friendly Restaurants

    Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant, hosts of the podcast "Stuff You Should Know", discuss traveling and dining with dogs. Ever wonder why it's OK to bring your dog to dinner in Paris but not in any American city? There's no federal law prohibiting pets in restaurants and, recently, dining establishments with outdoor seating have been growing increasingly tolerant of our furry friends. Hear all about pet-friendly restaurants in this episode of the "Good Dog" podcast with Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant hosts of the podcast "Stuff You Should Know" and writers/editors at www.howstuffworks.com.

    • 12 min
    Prolonging the Lives of Our Dogs

    Prolonging the Lives of Our Dogs

    Ted Kerasote, author of "Merle's Door", "Out There" and "Why Dogs Die Young and What We Can Do About It"When a 10-year old Sussex spaniel won 'best in show' at Woodminster, the world applauded. After all, if 60 is the new 40 for humans, then 10 is the new 7 for dogs. Author Ted Kerasote contends that we can prolong the lives of our dogs and keep them both sharp and agile by working them physically and mentally, just as we do ourselves. His book, "Why Dogs Die Young and What We Can Do About It" charges inbreeding, environmental pollutants, commercial dog foods, and vaccinations as factors which cut short our dogs lives by giving them, among other diseases, cancers.We really appreciate your feedback and value your opinion. Could you please let others know what you think of the Good Dog podcast by writing a review in iTunes? 

    • 18 min
    Choosing, Training, & Caring for Your Adopted Shelter Dog

    Choosing, Training, & Caring for Your Adopted Shelter Dog

    Kim Saunders, author of "The Adopted Dog Bible" on choosing, training and caring for your sheltered or rescued dog.Adopted dogs generally arrive with baggage, so one should be prepared and never make an impulsive decision when adopting a rescued or sheltered dog. Of course, it always makes sense to know what you're in for before getting a pup. Kim Saunders, VP of Shelter Outreach and PR for Petfinder.com has written "The Adopted Dog Bible" and on this episode of the Good Dog Podcast, Joanne speaks with her about the kind of up front research that really helps to insure that you make the right decisions. It helps to realistically consider your time and money constraints before you take the leap, as well as the kind of environment and exercise you'll be able to provide for your new family member.

    • 9 min
    Selecting The Right Dog Breed for Your Family

    Selecting The Right Dog Breed for Your Family

    Dog trainer Laurie Williams on how we and the Obamas should choose the right breed of dog. Many factors should be considered when choosing the right breed of dog for your family or personal situation. Dog trainer Laurie Williams, perhaps best known for her role on the CBS reality show "Greatest American Dog", talks about everything from shedding to the need for exercise that set some breeds apart. On this historic presidential inauguration day, we focus on the dogs that the Obamas are considering as well as the issues that should be considered when selected a breed. We also talk about what it's like to be on a Survivor-style television series with a tiny Chihuahua.We really appreciate your feedback and value your opinion. Could you please let others know what you think of the Good Dog podcast by writing a review in iTunes?

    • 10 min
    Puppy Potty Training For People

    Puppy Potty Training For People

    Pooch Coach Beverly Ulbrich provides the basics on housebreaking dogs. If you do everything by the book, expect that housebreaking your puppy will take at least a few weeks. Generally, according to Pooch Coach Beverly Ulbrich, it can take up to a couple of months to insure that your dog understands where and when to go. On this episode of the "Good Dog" podcast, we learn how to reward appropriate behavior, how to handle mistakes, and how to reinforce what you've taught your puppy or dog.

    • 12 min
    Courthouse Dogs

    Courthouse Dogs

    Courthouse dogs provide emotional support in Seattle's criminal justice system. Imagine the difference it could make to a child giving testimony about her sexual abuse if she could be petting a trained dog. In Seattle, Courthouse Dogs are calming witnesses, reducing stress for defendants and their families, and greeting members of the jury. In this episode of "Good Dog" podcast Courthouse Dogs founder, prosecuting attorney Ellen O'Neill-Stephens, explains how the organization began, how the dogs are trained, and shares inspirational success stories.

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

BingCrosby88 ,

Great podcast

I really enjoy this podcast and listen every week. Great guests, stories and information for dog lovers

Mariana_mon ,

It’s changing

I like the older episodes, but lately they’ve started to get very sales/ad driven.

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