Episodes

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…

Puppies and Kids with Michelle Stern

Jan. 20, 2021

Today we have an interview with Michelle Stern of Pooch Parenting. Michelle is a certified professional dog trainer and certified dog behavior consultant. She is the owner and founder of Pooch Parenting, which offers Profess…

Puppy Car Sickness and Anxiety

Jan. 17, 2021

My Mini Aussie, Dixie, used to suffer from severe car anxiety, which made her drool the entire car ride and throw up once she got home. Now she enjoys riding in the car. Here are the 4 steps that I used to help her overcome…

How to Stop Puppy Play Biting

Jan. 14, 2021

Puppy play biting is one of the most undesirable behaviors that every new puppy owner wants to get fixed. It cause some serious physical damage and frustration to the entire family. This is not related to dog aggression. Pla…

FAQ from our TikTok Page

Jan. 13, 2021

This episode features FAQ's from out Tiktok page: How do I teach the drop it command? How do I stop my puppy from pulling on leash? What do I do if my puppy has anxiety? How do I socialize my puppy during COVID-19 Pandemic? …