Episodes

Puppy Training Series: Teaching Come

May 24, 2021

This is the final installment in our puppy training series, teaching puppy recall (come). Todays Lesson: Make sure you have a good sit, down, and stay before expecting a good recall under distractions. DO NOT call you puppy to you and punish them or make them do something they don’t walk like go to…

Puppy Training Series: Teaching Stay

May 11, 2021

Puppy Training Series: Teaching Stay. Unlike sit and down, we are not going to use shaping or luring with food. Down-stay is the ultimate calming command for any puppy or dog. 4 Steps to “stay” Make sure that your puppy has a good sit and down, episodes #31 and #33. Program the command “stay” firm…

Puppy Training Series: Teaching Down

May 5, 2021

This episode is part a change in the format for Puppy Talk Podcast. Once a week I will be providing detailed instructions of training commands for your puppy. This episode coaches you how to teach your puppy the "down" command. Todays Lesson: Teaching down using shaping Need training treats - see e…

Michelle Dart and Yo Armendariz of The Empowered Dog Show

April 29, 2021

Interview with Michelle Dart and Yo Armendariz of The Empowered Dog Show

Puppy Training Series: Teaching Sit

April 19, 2021

This episode starts a change in the format for Puppy Talk Podcast. Once a week I will be providing detailed instructions of training commands for your puppy. This episode coaches you how to teach your puppy the "sit" command. Todays Lesson: Teaching sit using shaping Need training treats - see epis…

Canine Nutrition with Rei Kawano of Heed Foods

April 11, 2021

In this episode, I had a great interview about canine nutrition with Rei Kawano of Heed Foods. We talk about many things related top optimal puppy and adult dog nutrition. Be sure to visit their website at https://www.heedfoods.com/ How you founded the brand? What is so important about the ingredi…

How to Control Puppy Barking

April 4, 2021

To control Puppy Barking, we first need to determine what type of barking it is. Here are the 4 most common types of barking: Frustrated Barking Fear Barking Guard Barking Excited Barking For creating a solution to the barking, here are 4 tips: Make sure your puppy is getting plenty of physical and…

5 Tips for Puppies That Are Picky Eaters

April 2, 2021

In this episode, I talk about 5 tips that will help your puppy if they are a picky eater.

Leash Training Puppies with Irith Bloom

March 26, 2021

In this episode me and Irith Bloom discuss leash training and leash walking for puppies.

4 Essential Things Every Puppy Needs

March 18, 2021

This episode focuses on 4 things that every puppy, and adult dog, needs to be healthy, happy, and obedient. The link with an outline of the 4 things is on our blog here https://www.puppytalkpodcast.com/blog/4-things-that-every-puppy-needs/ Be sure to visit our sponsor https://topgundogtraining.com/…

How to Prevent Puppy Jumping on People

March 14, 2021

In this episode I explain what you need to do to stop your puppy from jumping on people.

Major Biden Dog Bite Incident at the White House

March 10, 2021

In this episode, I talk about the Major Biden Dog Bite Incident at the White House that happened on March 9, 2021.

Dog Parks vs Doggie Day Care

March 9, 2021

In this episode I provide a comparison of dog par vs doggie day care and rate each on 8 different categories. In the end, I also provide an overall winner, and some final thoughts and tips. Remember that for puppies to go to either the dog park or doggie day care, they need to be fully vaccinated,…

Managing Multi-Dog Households with Trish McMillan

March 7, 2021

In this episode, me and Trish discuss how to properly manage multi-dog households, with a special bonus of how to manage dogs and cats in the same home.

Crate Training for Puppies

March 4, 2021

In this episode, I provide tips for crate training your puppy.

How to Stop Overstimulating Your Puppy

March 2, 2021

For this episode I provide 4 tips on how to stop overstimulating your puppy. This is a follow up to Episode #18 on The Importance of Puppy Relaxation. Here are the 4 tips: Stop talking to your puppy so much Stop playing with your puppy on floor or couch Do mental stimulation with your puppy Make su…

How to Raise a Puppy in an Apartment

Feb. 26, 2021

In this episode, I talk about how to raise a puppy in an apartment. These tips will hopefully minimize the risk of puppies eliminating, chewing, and barking  inside of the apartment.

The Importance of Puppy Relaxation with Laura Donaldson

Feb. 25, 2021

The episode focuses on THE IMPORTANCE OF RELAXATION FOR PUPPIES (& ALL DOGS). Topics covered include mat training for puppies, calming enrichment activities and the cognitive as well as emotional underpinnings of the RELAXATION RESPONSE that we want to teach our puppies.