Episodes

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…

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.heedf…

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 barki…

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-eve…

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 t…

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…

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 RELAXAT…

Pandemic Puppies - Response to the New York Times Article

Feb. 19, 2021

In this episode I talk about the New Your Times Article liked below. The name of this article is The People Who Got Puppies Were in Over Their Heads. Now professional dog trainers are all booked up. While you wait, they ha…

Applied Ethology with Kim Brophey

Feb. 18, 2021

Kim Brophey is an applied ethologist and professional Family Dog Mediator™ working to solve problems between people and dogs with modern science. Kim is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC), a Certified Professional D…

Clicker Training for Puppies

Feb. 12, 2021

In this episode I talk about the history of Clicker Training why you would want to use  Clicker Training, and how to use Clicker Training for your puppy. I provide a basic explanation of clicker training, and examples on how…

Separation Anxiety with Moira Hechenleitner

Feb. 11, 2021

Moira Hechenleitneris a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and is a Certified Separation Anxiety Trainer (CSAT). Moira is a founding board member of the Chilean Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT Chile)

Enrichment for Puppies Part 2

Feb. 7, 2021

This episode is a continuation of episode #12, where we interviewed Eileen Koval on the importance of Puppy Enrichment.

Enrichment For Puppies with Eileen Koval

Feb. 4, 2021

Eileen is a certified dog behavior consultant and a certified professional dog trainer. She is one of only two certified dog behavior consultants in the state of Nevada.

The Best Puppy Training Treats

Jan. 31, 2021

In this episode, I list my choices below and talk a little about each in this episode. Make sure that any training treat you use is soft and chewy and the dog can eat quickly to continue the training. Also, look for high qua…

Preventing Puppy Aggression with Michael Shikashio

Jan. 27, 2021

Michael is a an internationally sought after keynote speaker and presenter on the topic of aggression at numerous events, conferences, and universities worldwide. He has mentored and presented to thousands of animal professi…

Why Puppies Need Positive Dog Training

Jan. 26, 2021

In this episode, I discuss the power of positive training for puppies, and and dangers of other forms of training. Positive reinforcement training is especially important for young puppies to to teach them the behaviors tha…

Six Ideas for Socializing Your Puppy

Jan. 22, 2021

Socializing a young puppy is probably the most important thing you can do. In 2020, I have seen a lot of Pandemic Puppies which were not properly socialized sue to COVID-19, and improper socialization during the puppies crit…