25 episodes

Real pet stories. Proven guidance from pet professionals. The human impact of pet parenthood. Every two weeks, host Hilary Giorgi welcomes guests to discuss the pivotal moments of the parent-pet relationship. From inspiring stories to actionable wellness advice, you’ll enjoy honest, expert-driven discussion about the subjects that affect all Pet Parents. Brought to you by Buddies by Blue Buffalo.

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    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 56 Ratings

Real pet stories. Proven guidance from pet professionals. The human impact of pet parenthood. Every two weeks, host Hilary Giorgi welcomes guests to discuss the pivotal moments of the parent-pet relationship. From inspiring stories to actionable wellness advice, you’ll enjoy honest, expert-driven discussion about the subjects that affect all Pet Parents. Brought to you by Buddies by Blue Buffalo.

    New Ways For Pet Parents to Think About Sustainability

    New Ways For Pet Parents to Think About Sustainability

    For many of us, we try to make choices with the environment in mind. We often ask ourselves how we can be more sustainable with our food, our clothes, and our energy. But what about with our pets? Are there ways that we as Pet Parents can think about sustainability and help the environment in a positive way? On this episode, Rachel Fall, Capabilities & Sustainability Brand Manager at Blue Buffalo Co, Nicole Kandoth, Pet Packaging Lead, Blue Buffalo, and Patrick Keenan, R&D Principal Engineer, Blue Buffalo, help us understand how the pet industry is thinking about this and provide tips on the ways Pet Parents can act and think more sustainably.

    • 41 min
    The Monumental Ways Dogs Empower Veterans

    The Monumental Ways Dogs Empower Veterans

    Veterans, by definition, are selfless in their service to their country. When a veteran has a service or emotional support animal, they receive the same level of selfless support. On this episode, Stefanie Marvin-Miller, the Human Resources and Veteran Manager for Sierra Delta, discusses the impact service animals make in the veteran community, and how you can get involved to help, as well.

    • 33 min
    The Magic of The Human-Animal Relationship

    The Magic of The Human-Animal Relationship

    There is an undeniable bond that humans have with their pets, and the benefits of that relationship are numerous. But what is actually going on between humans and animals? How are these bonds forming and what are the positives and negatives that they yield? Dr. Kerri Rodriguez, an assistant professor at the University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine where she directs the Human Animal Bond Lab, researches this very subject, and she explains these powerful bonds on this episode.

    • 37 min
    Exploring Pet Dental Health

    Exploring Pet Dental Health

    As humans, we know why it’s important to take care of our teeth and we take steps to keep them healthy. But oftentimes we don’t do the same for our pets. On this episode, we’ll hear from Jae and Adrienne, AKA the Two Crazy Cat Ladies, about the lessons they learned the hard way about their pets’ dental health. And then Dr. Todd McCoy, a board-certified veterinary dentist and oral surgeon, explains everything we need to know about what’s going on in our pets’ mouths and what we can do to keep them healthy.

    • 35 min
    How To Start Negative And Positive Reinforcement Dog Training

    How To Start Negative And Positive Reinforcement Dog Training

    There is often confusion about the differences between positive and negative reinforcement training, and the efficacy of each. Eric Wiese, a certified trainer and the host of Lucky Dog on CBS, joins us to clear up some of the misconceptions and help Pet Parents get on the best track with their training.

    • 33 min
    What You Need To Know About Traveling With Your Pet

    What You Need To Know About Traveling With Your Pet

    If we could bring our pets everywhere with us, we probably would. Luckily, traveling with your pet is becoming more and more feasible. So what do Pet Parents need to know? Bryan Reisberg, the man behind Little Chonk pet carriers, and Dr. Paige Hashimoto, a licensed vet and pet travel expert, share their insights on this episode.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
56 Ratings

56 Ratings

Tim525 ,

Great for learning more about your dogs

I recently adopted a rescue dog. First time dog owner. I really enjoy this podcast as it gives me some great insight and tips I use with my dog. Wish I would have learned some of this before I adopted. still great information and podcast.

Snervin ,

My Dog literally loves this show…

It’s wild how much my dog loves this show.. if you know you know.. Hilary is an epic host🙌🏻

melrutty ,

So excited for more episodes!

Compelling story and great production. Animal lovers finally have a great go to podcast. The first episode had me reaching for the tissues. I will keep tuning in!

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