Local Dog Trainer, Phil Guida from Canine Dimensions in the South Jersey and Philadelphia areas talks to Renee this morning about his rescue group, Garden State German Shepherd Rescue. Their discussion focuses a lot on what owners need to know about these very intelligent dogs to ensure a successful relationship exists from the very beginning.
This week, Renee talks with Karen Fazio, another N.J. trainer about the pros and cons of people watching dog training programs on TV. Karen owns her own business and listeners can visit her website at: www.mybestfriendsdogschool.com You can also hear her online radio shows at www.nj.com/pets.
Renee’s guest is a professional trainer and behavior consultant from Mystic Connecticut, Michael Shikashio. Michael owns his own training business, Complete Canines, LLC and he volunteers and provides foster care for American Lab Rescue, an all breed rescue concentrated on the east coast. Listen and learn about Labrador Retrievers today. Visit www.americanlabrescue.com if you’d like to adopt one of their dogs.
Renee talks to Texas obedience trainer and behavior consultant, Hannelore Orkis about how owners can best communicate to dogs and how to read their dogs’ emotions, especially when they’re in training. Hannelore educates us on “green light, yellow light and red light” learning modes.
Renee interviews Carl Herkstroeter, President of the American Temperament Test Society, Inc. His organization specializes in testing dogs of all breeds on various aspects of temperament. The ATTS has tested over 180 breeds and the description and results of these tests are on their website: http://www.atts.org/testdesc.html