17 episodes

If you love your dog but are frustrated with quirky behavior, this podcast will help you understand and change that behavior.

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    • Education

If you love your dog but are frustrated with quirky behavior, this podcast will help you understand and change that behavior.

    Handling Dog Reactivity

    Handling Dog Reactivity

    On this episode, Scott and Jess talk about reactivity in dogs. What is it and what can I do about it?Topics discussed include:Dog tip of the dayWhat is leash reactivity and how does it vary?You could be activating the dog with your leashJess talks about opposition reflexSometimes prey drive causes leash reactivityWhat should I be doing if the dog exhibits leash reactivity?Force the dog to engage with youWhat is barrier aggression and how do I deal with it?What about dogs that are aggressive when woken up?What is movement reactivity?Find out more about the biothane leash at https://caninehealing.com/product/biothane-leashPurchase canine calm oil at https://caninehealing.com/product/canine-calm-oilYou can contact the show by email at studio@thequirkydog.comMore info on See Spot Sniff can be found at seespotsniff.comYou can find Scott and Jess’s website at caninehealing.comMore info on Scott and Jess’s free course at caninemindshift.comHave you ever wondered why your dog behaves a certain way? Are there things you need help with or support? Join Scott and Jess Williams each week as they explore these and other topics.

    • 27 min
    What are the Evils of Balanced Training?

    What are the Evils of Balanced Training?

    On this episode, Scott and Jess talk about balanced training. They bring balance to the topic of balanced training.Topics discussed include:Dog tip of the dayWhat is balanced training?What is an aversive consequence?Is balanced training better than alternative training methods?The dog needs to listen in all circumstancesLeash direction takes years of practiceThere are some situations where food creates more harm than goodCheck out the book Rough LoveHow can I make positive training work for me?You have to look at all sides of the training equationA trained dog has more freedomThe more you work with your dog, the fewer corrections will be necessaryYou can contact the show by email at studio@thequirkydog.comMore info on See Spot Sniff can be found at seespotsniff.comYou can find Scott and Jess’s website at caninehealing.comMore info on Scott and Jess’s free course at caninemindshift.comHave you ever wondered why your dog behaves a certain way? Are there things you need help with or support? Join Scott and Jess Williams each week as they explore these and other topics

    • 31 min
    Considerations with Rescues

    Considerations with Rescues

    On this episode, Scott and Jess talk about the things you need to consider when bringing a rescue into your home. It’s important to know what to look for.Topics discussed include:Dog tip of the dayDon’t adopt a rescue just from a photo on the internetGo into getting a rescue with your eyes openA lot of rescues have been coming from the South and many have problemsMany rescues have behavioral problems, health problems and may not have had the proper vaccinesIt’s important to do research on the rescue organizationIf you can, bring a dog trainer with you to evaluate the dogSee if you can get any video of the dog with other dogs and kidsBe honest about your situation and your family’s lifestyleIf you have kids, don’t bring them with you when you initially meet the dogDon’t be afraid to return the dog if the dog has extreme behavioral problemsScott strongly advises not adopting multiple dogs that have come from the same homeIf you already have animals at home, you need to consider the temperament of the dogsIf you already own a female dog, you may want to consider adopting a maleYou can contact the show by email at studio@thequirkydog.comMore info on See Spot Sniff can be found at seespotsniff.comYou can find Scott and Jess’s website at caninehealing.comMore info on Scott and Jess’s free course at caninemindshift.comHave you ever wondered why your dog behaves a certain way? Are there things you need help with or support? Join Scott and Jess Williams each week as they explore these and other topics.

    • 27 min
    Kickoff to 2020

    Kickoff to 2020

    On this episode, Scott and Jess welcome Dave Garofalo, the owner of Studio 21 Podcast Café and 2 Guys Smoke Shop. He is going to teach Scott and Jess how to smoke a cigar for this New Year’s special episode.Topics discussed include:Dog tip of the dayDave gives some pointers on how to get ready to smoke a cigarScott and Jess successfully cut their cigarsTheir world changes after they light their cigarsSpend 10 minutes of quiet time with your dogEvery Monday at 8PM, Scott and Jess do a dog meditation on their Canine Healing Facebook pageDave is thinking of getting a new dogScott and Jess offer Dave some adviceDave asks about feeding raw food to dogsIn the new year, address your dog’s weight problemsYou can contact the show by email at studio@thequirkydog.comMore info on See Spot Sniff can be found at seespotsniff.comYou can find Scott and Jess’s website at caninehealing.comMore info on Scott and Jess’s free course at caninemindshift.comHave you ever wondered why your dog behaves a certain way? Are there things you need help with or support? Join Scott and Jess Williams each week as they explore these and other topics.

    • 31 min
    Giving Back at Christmas

    Giving Back at Christmas

    On this episode, Scott and Jess talk about giving back at Christmas. What can you give to dogs in need?Topics discussed include:Dog tip of the dayScott and Jess share a list of items you can donate to your local dog shelterTry to stay local with your givingDouble up your purchase at this time of year and donate half to a shelterShelters can use all sorts of items: food, cleaning products, leashes, collars, etc.You can also volunteer your time or do a donation driveYou can also spend some time just visiting the dogs at a shelterDepending on your profession, you may be able to volunteer your servicesIt is also possible to sponsor an animalFostering a rescue is another option for some peopleTrain your own dog to make him a more upstanding citizenChristmas is not the perfect time to get a puppyConsider buying for dogs in needYou can contact the show by email at studio@thequirkydog.comMore info on See Spot Sniff can be found at seespotsniff.comYou can find Scott and Jess’s website at caninehealing.comMore info on Scott and Jess’s free course at caninemindshift.comHave you ever wondered why your dog behaves a certain way? Are there things you need help with or support? Join Scott and Jess Williams each week as they explore these and other topics.

    • 22 min
    Alternative Therapies and Dogs

    Alternative Therapies and Dogs

    On this episode, Scott and Jess talk about dogs and alternative therapies. Are these therapies as effective as traditional medicine?Topics discussed include:Dog tip of the dayHow can I use acupressure for my dog?Should I tap my dog with a magnetic hammer?More information on Tom Tam https://tongrenstation.comWhat is emotional freedom technique (EFT)?More information on EFT https://www.emofree.comMany vets have Eastern medicine veterinarians on staffProfessional acupuncture can help some dogsWith the guidance of a professional, some homeopathics can helpCan CBD be helpful for dogs?Lasers are becoming more common for the treatment of dogsYou can contact the show by email at studio@thequirkydog.comMore info on See Spot Sniff can be found at seespotsniff.comYou can find Scott and Jess’s website at caninehealing.comMore info on Scott and Jess’s free course at caninemindshift.comHave you ever wondered why your dog behaves a certain way? Are there things you need help with or support? Join Scott and Jess Williams each week as they explore these and other topics.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

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Expert Dog Trainers on demand

Jess and Scott are considered experts in the field of dog training. Jess was even featured on the Oprah show! Now you can get their expert training advice whenever you want with their new podcast. They bring humor and passion to their show. I recommend this podcast to all dog owners!

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Great info, lovable stars

I enjoy the Scott and Jess team! They’re the perfect mix of informative and fun!

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Entertaining and Informative!

Entertaining, yet informative content. A must for dog people!

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