YFD 84: Canine Cognitive Dysfunction with Eileen Anderson.

December 11, 2018

Eileen Anderson (of the award winning blog, eileenanddogs) joins Julie Fudge Smith and Colleen Pelar to discuss her book, Remember Me? Loving and Caring for a Dog with Canine Cognitive Dysfunction. Learn about the symptoms and signs of canine dementia and how you can make your dog's life safe and comfortable.

 

For more information and show notes, please see: Your Family Dog

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YFD 83: Canine Updates With Colleen and Julie

November 27, 2018

Colleen Pelar and Julie Fudge Smith discuss the current state of dogs(and cats!) in their lives as well as some of the challenges facing them and their clients. Join them for a lively discussion of all things canine.

 

For more information, please see: Your Family Dog

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YFD 82: Teens and Dogs with Jen Shryock of Family Paws Parent Education

November 13, 2018

Jen Shryock of Family Paws Parent Educationjoins Julie Fudge Smith and Colleen Pelar for a lively discussion about teens and dogs, and how parents and other adults can help them be happy, engaged, and successful with one another.

For more information and show notes, please see: Your Family Dog

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YFD 81: The Problems with Designer Dogs

October 30, 2018

Colleen Pelar and Julie Fudge Smith talk with Madeline Bernstein of the spcaLA about the problems with designer dogs and how the demand for these canines has led to the rise of disreputable breeders and global puppy mills. 

 

For more information and show notes please see: Your Family Dog

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YFD 80: The Three Second Meet and Greet…Not Just for Dogs!

October 16, 2018

Colleen Pelar and Julie Fudge Smith talk about using the 3 Second Rule to successfully introduce dogs to one another and to people. Learn how you can help your dog to calmly and appropriately greet a new friend.

For show notes and links, please see: Your Family Dog

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YFD 79: Loving A Special Needs Dog

October 2, 2018

When Laura and Scott Sommers adopted Neo, a Great Dane, they knew he was special, but had no idea of what lay in store for them with this gentle giant. Colleen Pelar and Julie Fudge Smith talk with Laura about what it takes to care for a dog with special needs and what he gave to them in return.

 

For show notes, please see: Your Family Dog

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YFD 78: The Problems of Puppyhood with Jen Shryock of Family Paws

September 17, 2018

Jen Shryock of Family Paws joins Colleen Pelar and Julie Fudge Smith to talk about puppies and the challenges that everyone, (trainers and professionals included) face when adding a puppy to the household. Practical tips for a more successful puppyhood included!

 

For more information please see: Your Family Dog

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YFD 77: Puppy Socialization with Dr. Christopher Pachel, Episode 2: Over Stimulation

September 3, 2018

In part 2 of the series with Dr. Christopher Pachel, DVM, DACVB, CABC, Julie Fudge Smith and Colleen Pelar discuss the consequences of socialization that is too arousing or exciting for puppies and what can happen if socialization is too much fun.

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YFD 76: Puppy Socialization with Dr. Christopher Pachel, Episode 1: Trauma and Your Puppy

August 20, 2018

Dr. Christopher Pachel, veterinary animal behaviorist joins Colleen Pelar and Julie Fudge Smith in a two part series about problems with puppy socialization and what can go wrong with even the best of intentions. In part 1, we discuss trauma associated with socialization and what that can mean for you and your puppy.

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YFD 75: Affordable Pet Ownership

August 7, 2018

Colleen Pelar and Julie Fudge Smith talk about cost-effective ways to feed (including a very clever way to make dog treats), vaccinate, and spay or neuter your dog, so that pet ownership remains a joy, not a burden. 

 

Please see Your Family Dog, for links and show notes about food, vaccination clinic, low-cost spay or neuter programs and more. 

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