A podcast that dives deep into the real world of positive reinforcement training and dog-powered sports. If you're like me, your life revolves around your dogs and you can be found on the trails every chance you get. We never know what challenges we might encounter while running dogs, but knowing you're not alone, helps! Join us here for inspiring stories and positive reinforcement training tips so that you can have a better time chasing tails on the trails.
Reactive Dogs in Dog-Powered Sports Part 2
In this episode, we continue the conversation about reactive dogs in dog-powered sports. We discuss the difference between engage/disengage games and "on by" and how to handle distractions and triggers you encounter on the trail. We help you identify features of reactive dog friendly trails and know when you should muzzle.
We reference the following training protocols:
-Grasha Stewart BAT https://grishastewart.com/bat-overview/
-Emma Parsons Click to Calm https://www.clickertraining.com/node/343
-Alice Tong Engage Disengage https://www.clickertraining.com/reducing-leash-reactivity-the-engage-disengage-game
-Leslie McDevitt Control Unleashed http://www.controlunleashed.net/
Reactive Dogs in Dog-Powered Sports Part 1
Does your dog have BIG feelings about other dogs? Dog-powered sports like canicross and bikejoring are actually GREAT outlets for our reactive dogs, BUT specialized care is necessary! Come join me (Chelsea Murray ATDI, CPDT-KA, KPA-CTP with Pawsitive Futures) as I sit down to talk with Aly Lecznar CPDT-KSA, VSPDT of The Animal Scientist about reactive dogs in this sport. In this conversation, we talk about what reactivity is, management and training plans, what to do on the trail and more!
Sibersong's Trail to the Iditarod
Ever wonder what it takes to get to the Iditarod? In this episode, we sit down with Jaye Foucher of Sibersong Sleddogs who is preparing to run her first Iditarod in 2022. From her first dog to building teams, dog training, breeding, survival training, and more. Get a look inside this long-distance race program and how Jaye made her dreams happen.
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Gain The Competitive Edge
In this episode, we are hanging out with Nancy Reyes who is a professional dog trainer and certified mental management instructor at her company For Your K9. As we get into the competition world, it is normal for us to have anxiety. But in order for us to be a good teammate for our dog, we need to learn how to improve our mindset and manage our stress.
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Welcome to Pawsitively Dog-Powered
In our pilot episode of Pawsitively Dog-Powered, I introduce myself and explain the goals of this podcast. It's short and sweet. Get to know me and the kind of content you can expect to hear!
Mentioned in this episode is Pawsitive Futures (Chelsea's company):
Customer ReviewsSee All
Reactive Dogs Pt 1
This episode had good stories and great advice on how to manage my dog in everyday situations. Loved the comparisons of stress for the dogs that we would feel as owners!
Interesting and Informative
Chelsea is so knowledgeable and well spoken. It’s very interesting to listen to her and her guests discuss the world of dog powered sports. It’s great for those of all levels looking to learn more about how to get outside and enhance their relationship with their dogs.