5 episodes

The dog world. Done differently. Join Nathan Olivieri of RightPaw and George Sofronidis of Orivet as they discuss the latest news, topics, and content that matters to dog breeders and owners.

RightPaw is on a mission to help every dog and owner start off on the right paw. This podcast will see us provide dog breeders and owners with the latest education on health, behaviour, socialisation, the latest advocacy news, and much more! We'll also have special guests - both animal and human - coming along for the ride!

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    • Kids & Family

The dog world. Done differently. Join Nathan Olivieri of RightPaw and George Sofronidis of Orivet as they discuss the latest news, topics, and content that matters to dog breeders and owners.

RightPaw is on a mission to help every dog and owner start off on the right paw. This podcast will see us provide dog breeders and owners with the latest education on health, behaviour, socialisation, the latest advocacy news, and much more! We'll also have special guests - both animal and human - coming along for the ride!

    5. The World of Microchips, with Dr. Doug Black

    5. The World of Microchips, with Dr. Doug Black

    Today, we take microchips for granted, but they weren't always so common! This week, we're joined by Dr. Doug Black, co-founder of Central Animal Records and one of the team who introduced microchips into the dog world. We discuss how microchips started in Australia, why they are so important, the different databases that exist, and why every owner who has found a lost dog has a microchip to thank!



    For more information on Central Animal Records, and to list your pet on a national database, visit https://car.com.au/ .

    • 54 min
    4. Pedigree Breeding, with Di Gooding

    4. Pedigree Breeding, with Di Gooding

    This week, we dive into the world of Pedigree Breeding, with RightPaw breeder Di Gooding - from Rynkls Shar Pei and Chow Chows. We learn all about what a pedigree is, why breeds have 'standards', and the importance of trying to preserve these breeds for the future. We also discuss the role that newer 'cross-breeds' have to play in this.



    You can find out more about Di via her RightPaw Profile - https://rightpaw.com.au/l/rynkls-shar-pei/5e9d308c-0e04-4d70-a338-9e473aceeea2.

    • 55 min
    3. COVID Chaos, with Dr. Imogen

    3. COVID Chaos, with Dr. Imogen

    This week, Dr. Imogen - Chief Vet at RightPaw - is back, and we are discussing the impact of COVID-19 on the dog world! We touch on everything from the big trends - including the increase in puppy adoptions and rise of puppy scams - to the impacts on our day to day lives, such as the risk of separation anxiety with our pets. Plus George has a bone to pick on why owners need to be more mindful at dog parks!

    • 52 min
    2. Dawn of the Dog, with Dr. Imogen

    2. Dawn of the Dog, with Dr. Imogen

    This week, Nathan and George are joined by Dr. Imogen - Chief Vet at RightPaw - to talk about the origins of the modern dog. We discuss some of the most popular theories around where the dog came from, the oldest known breeds, why certain traits have been bred for, and why dog shows have the power to influence the way dogs evolve.

    • 46 min
    1. Origin Stories - RightPaw and Orivet

    1. Origin Stories - RightPaw and Orivet

    Let's start at the beginning! Hosts Nathan Olivieri, Co-Founder at RightPaw, and George Sofronidis, Co-Founder at Orivet, share the stories of how RightPaw and Orivet began. Two companies dedicated to helping animals - and the humans behind them - lead healthier and happier lives.

    Hear how it all began, the ups and downs, and what the future has in store.

    RightPaw is on a mission to connect responsible breeders and trusted owners, and help every dog journey start off on the right paw.

    Orivet provides animal genetic testing to breeders, vets, and owners.

    'What The Bark? - The RightPaw Podcast' is a new podcast dedicated to the latest news, topics, and content that matters to dog breeders. We will be discussing everything across health, behaviour, socialisation, the show world, the latest advocacy news, and much more! We'll also have special guests coming along for the ride.

    • 38 min

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