Episodes

May 24, 2021

Puppy Training Series: Teaching Come

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 t...

May 11, 2021

Puppy Training Series: Teaching Stay

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 ...

May 05, 2021

Puppy Training Series: Teaching Down

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" comman...

April 29, 2021

Michelle Dart and Yo Armendariz of The Empowered Dog Show

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

April 19, 2021

Puppy Training Series: Teaching Sit

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....

April 11, 2021

Canine Nutrition with Rei Kawano of Heed Foods

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.heedfo...

April 04, 2021

How to Control Puppy Barking

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 barkin...

April 02, 2021

5 Tips for Puppies That Are Picky Eaters

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

March 26, 2021

Leash Training Puppies with Irith Bloom

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

March 18, 2021

4 Essential Things Every Puppy Needs

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-ever...

March 14, 2021

How to Prevent Puppy Jumping on People

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

March 10, 2021

Major Biden Dog Bite Incident at the White House

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

March 09, 2021

Dog Parks vs Doggie Day Care

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...

March 07, 2021

Managing Multi-Dog Households with Trish McMillan

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.

March 04, 2021

Crate Training for Puppies

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

March 02, 2021

How to Stop Overstimulating Your Puppy

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 ...

February 26, 2021

How to Raise a Puppy in an Apartment

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.

February 25, 2021

The Importance of Puppy Relaxation with Laura Donaldson

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.