Archive

139: Socializing Your Puppy During a Pandemic

Tina Spring and Julie Fudge Smith have a lively discussion about socializing your puppy during a pandemic, how socialization can be over done, and the importance of allowing your dog to set the pace for meeting new people, places, and experiences. Resources: Podcasts: Puppy Socialization…

138: Is Your Dog Getting Enough Sleep?

How can you tell if your dog needs more sleep? In this episode, Julie Fudge Smith and Tina Spring discuss three young pups whose behavior indicated that with a few more zzz’s they could be the happy, well-mannered dogs their owners desired. Find out what…

137: Is Enrichment Socialization?

Socialization for your puppy usually refers to exposing Fido to a wide variety of people, places, and experiences in a positive way. Those are important aspects to socializing a puppy. Tina Spring and Julie Fudge Smith, however, explore the idea that enrichment is also a…

136: Achievable Resolutions for 2021

Tina Spring and Julie Fudge Smith talk about some soft resolutions for the New Year. In other words: those things that one might have a chance of actually achieving! They offer ideas and suggestions for managing your dog a bit better so you can carve…

135: Adding A Dog To Your Family? Here’s What You Need To Know!

Are you considering adding a dog to your family? Whether this is your first dog, your fifteenth, a solo pet, or another canine companion, there are things you will want to consider when making this decision. Tina Spring and Julie Fudge Smith talk in detail…

134: Getting Your First Dog…The Right Way!

Annelise Halliday Norman had a Corgi shaped hole in her heart for many years before she was able to fill it. She joins Tina Spring and Julie Fudge Smith to discuss the research, preparation, as well as the surprises that came with adopting a puppy…

133: Every Dog’s Guide to Home Contractors

Thomas King of the Cleary Company, in Columbus Ohio, and Nathan Coker of Stanfield Air Systems in Athens Georgia, join Tina Spring and Julie Fudge Smith for a discussion of how dogs, their owners, and contractors can work together better. Whether the job lasts an hour…

132: Crate Training, Part 2.

Julie Fudge Smith and Tina Spring continue the discussion from episode 131 on crate training, by talking about enrichment and how to help your dog learn to love her crate, ex-pen, or other cozy enclosure! Resources: Podcasts:  131: Crate Training 9: Fun with Food! How…

131: Crate Training

Tina Spring and Julie Fudge Smith talk about the value of having your dog not only accept, but love her crate and how you can get your dog to think this is the best idea she ever had! Resources: Podcasts: Karen Deeds On the Importance…
Menu