Renee & Karen interview Betsy Banks Saul, co-founder of the very well-known website; www.petfinder.com Betsy explained how her site works to get thousands of dogs adopted every year. She also informed listeners that each time people purchase a puppy from a pet store, they only increase the sales of puppy mills who are mass producers of unhealthy and unsocialized puppies
Karen answered an email from a listener whose mini-poodle is suddenly growling at people when they approach her. This little dog has cataracts and can no longer see very well. Listen to the advice Karen and Renee offer this listener. Renee then answered another email from someone whose Black Lab can’t control his excitement when visitors enter the house. The girls offer this owner some suggestions on how to teach this Lab some self-control.
Renee & Karen talk to New Hampshire trainer, Jessica Janowski about a pre-relaxation protocol she’s created to teach dogs how to calm down. If you have a dog who never seems to tire no matter how much exercise you’re providing, or if you have a dog who becomes out of control, or paces around your house and can’t seem to sit still, this show is for YOU!
Victoria Stilwell, TV dog trainer on “It’s Me Or The Dog,” talks about the challenges of working with dogs while filming a TV show. She also talks about how important it is to use positive training methods, and how she hopes her TV program will help spread that word to the dog-owning community.