Renee interviewed two dog trainers today: Nannette Morgan and Jo Jacques. Both trainers are extremely knowledgeable about Siberian Husky sled dogs. They discussed an incident that occurred after the 2010 Winter Olympics where 100 sled dogs were inhumanely destroyed at a tourist center in Vancouver, British Columbia. Nannette and Jo also talked about how sled dogs can easily be re-homed despite the fact that they’ve lived outdoors on a tether all of their lives. If you love Huskies, you’ll enjoy this program!
Renee interviews Nancy Weller, owner, breeder, groomer of Bichon Frises, and professional dog trainer from Saratoga, California. Nancy talks about the Bichon Frise breed, and how she did some very unique things to help socialize her one and only litter of puppies.
Nannette Morgan, California trainer, returns to The Doghouse today to talk about Siberian Huskies. She talks about the sport of mushing and the Alaskan Ididarod races. Nannette explains how to effectively train Huskies, but also mentions some of the challenges owners face when living with this intelligent breed.
Renee chats with Lucy Kennedy about Pugs. They discuss what it’s like to live with these sweet and loving little dogs and what their needs are. Lucy is very involved in Pug rescue. She explains the main reason Pugs wind up in rescue and how people can prevent problems when they live with these dogs.
Mary Harwelik, Union County, NJ dog trainer and expert on Pitbulls, talks about the horrible abuse dogs endure when used in dog fighting operations. Much discussion centered on the 49 surviving dogs that were saved from Michael Vick’s dog fighting ring. For more info about Pitbulls, go to www.realpitbull.com.