The Healthy Dog Pod is brought to you Bondi Behaviourist and So Help Me Dog, creating a conversation around dog health. From the way we interact with our dogs and train them to our understanding of their psychological and physical needs. We are out to tackle the issue of masses of uneducated misinformation, conflicting theories and straight up outdated practices. We will be bringing the most up to date scientifically based information to the public, by creating a conversation with industry professionals.
Episode 26: Puppy School - What to look for in a good one
Ian & Sophie talk about what people can look for in a good puppy school and why as well as what to avoid.
Episode 25: Dr Cherlene Lee of My Vet Waterloo
In this funny but educating episode, Dr. Cherlene Lee talks about the importance of maintaining anal gland health and how to do so.
24. Scott Francipane The Little Paws Pack
Scott talks to us about the things to consider when employing a dog walker, how he puts emphasis on socialising and the dog's having a good experience rather than simply walking, dog park etiquette, safety in the car while traveling and his book "Friends For All Seasons" available here: http://www.thelittlepawspack.com.au/book/friends-for-all-seasons
23. Dog play!! More than just a game
How we play with our dogs and allow our dogs to play with others can set the foundations for their communication skills. Dog play is a conversation, not solely fun fun fun. As non-verbal communicators they speak and listen to body language acutely and understanding what they’re saying and knowing how to interact with them healthily can go a long way to building their social skills and relationships.
22. Dominique Hone of The Dog Brigade
Dominique is one of the best trainers we know, having worked with dog behaviour for many years now she has become a valuable source of knowledge and support to both of us and in this episode shares her insights into dog training with all of us.
21. Christmas Special
Check out the Christmas Jumpers on these clowns. In this episode, we discuss the seasonal issues that crop up at this time of year.