16 episodes

Join Marissa Martino of Paws and Reward on her podcast where she stops and reflects on behavior change, dog training, the human-canine bond, and the relationships with our loved ones!

Paws & Reward Podcas‪t‬ Marissa Martino

    • Natural Sciences
    • 4.9 • 19 Ratings

Join Marissa Martino of Paws and Reward on her podcast where she stops and reflects on behavior change, dog training, the human-canine bond, and the relationships with our loved ones!

    Ep 16: Expectations of our Dogs Through the Lens of Research with Erin Jones

    Ep 16: Expectations of our Dogs Through the Lens of Research with Erin Jones

    Join Marissa Martino of Paws & Reward catch up with Erin Jones of Merit Dog Training in Christchurch, New Zealand. Erin is a certified professional dog trainer and behavior consultant. She is currently getting her PhD at the University of Canterbury. In today's episode, we discuss her current research focused on the human-dog relationship, humane training, and the concepts surrounding canine consent. Tune in to listen about how our expectations impact our training and relationships with our dogs.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Ep 15: What Training Dogs Teaches Us About Life with Sarah Stremming

    Ep 15: What Training Dogs Teaches Us About Life with Sarah Stremming

    Join Marissa Martino of Paws & Reward catch up with Sarah Stremming of the Cognitive Canine. During this episode, they each share three life lessons they have learned from training their own dogs, working with clients and their dogs, and making careers of being behavior nerds. They share their challenges and successes regarding training, relationships, and life.   

    • 44 min
    Ep 14: Human Behavior Change with Grisha Stewart

    Ep 14: Human Behavior Change with Grisha Stewart

    Join Marissa Martino of Paws & Reward interview Grisha Stewart about modifying human behavior. It's critical to understand how to modify human behavior since our behavior affects our dog's behavior. During the episode, they identify specific human behaviors that are important for communication and training success for you and your dog. Marissa and Grisha even explore this concept as it relates to our behavior in relationships with ourselves and others! 

    • 50 min
    Ep 13: Being an Advocate for Your Dog with Juliana Willems

    Ep 13: Being an Advocate for Your Dog with Juliana Willems

    Join Marissa Martino of Paws & Reward interview Juliana Willems of JW Dog Training & Behavior Consulting talk about what it means to be your dog's advocate. We explore our experiences being advocates for our dogs and talk about what makes this job necessary and challenging at times. We offer a list of considerations for our listeners so they can develop their own advocacy plan when engaging with strangers, practitioners, and family members. Find your voice and build trust with your dog today! 

    • 56 min
    Ep 12: The Good Enough Dog with Nancy Tucker

    Ep 12: The Good Enough Dog with Nancy Tucker

    Join Marissa Martino of Paws & Reward interview Nancy Tucker talk about her brainchild, The Good Enough Dog. Join us as we explore why we place so much pressure on ourselves and our dogs, and how reframing our thoughts from "the good" dog to the "good enough" dog is one of the most powerful things we can do for ourselves and our canine companions.  

    • 39 min
    Ep 11: Supporting Everyone's Needs with Kayla Fratt

    Ep 11: Supporting Everyone's Needs with Kayla Fratt

    Join Marissa Martino of Paws & Reward interview Kayla Fratt of Journey Dog Training discuss how to provide your dog with the necessary daily enrichment while also taking into consideration what you need from the relationship as a pet parent. They share 6 different ways you can meet your dog's needs. They also share a list of questions to consider, inviting you to personalize this content to support you and your dog!

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

ladyyas123 ,

Love this new show!

I’m a dog behavior podcast junky! I listen to at least 10 different shows on dog training and behavior. This is one of my favorites! Marissa is a great host and has some amazing guests on the show. Love it! Thank you for sharing your experience and wisdom!

BodhiPup ,

Spot on

I’ve only listened to one episode so far: What training dogs teaches us. I related so well to the conversation points. I’m so glad I found this podcast. I’m looking forward to listening to so many more.

JPinCB ,

One of my favorites!

Marissa’s rapport with her guests is so authentic and honest. I am loving this podcast. Great interviews, great topics and wonderful insight! Thank you so much, Marissa!

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