Your Family Dog Podcast
YFD 101: Summer Fun with Tina!

YFD 101: Summer Fun with Tina!

August 13, 2019

In their first podcast together, Tina Spring and Julie Fudge Smith, discuss some of the hazards, as well as joys, that warm weather can bring, including: wildlife, water, insects, and whether or not you should let your pup have the run of the house when you're not home!

 

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YFD 100: New Beginnings For Your Family Dog Podcast

YFD 100: New Beginnings For Your Family Dog Podcast

July 30, 2019

In this episode we discuss a wide range of topics from ziplines to Grace to teaching a dog to read! Colleen Pelar also bids farewell to Your Family Dog and introduces Tina Spring as the newest member of the Your Family Dog pack. Tina hails from Georgia and is the owner of Sit Happens Training and Behavior.

 

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YFD 99: Four Lessons Colleen Has Learned From Dogs

YFD 99: Four Lessons Colleen Has Learned From Dogs

July 16, 2019

In an earlier episode, Lessons from Zuzu, Julie Fudge Smith talked about the things that her dog Zuzu has taught her, and now Colleen talks about the things she has learned from four very special dogs.

 

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YFD 98: What Is It Like To Be A Breeder? An Interview With Judy Gladson of Victory Retrievers

YFD 98: What Is It Like To Be A Breeder? An Interview With Judy Gladson of Victory Retrievers

July 2, 2019

In our second episode with Judy Gladson of Victory Retrievers, Colleen Pelar and Julie Fudge Smith talk with her about how she became a breeder, as well as the highs and lows of breeding pure-bred dogs.

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YFD 97: Puppies from a Breeder’s Perspective: An Interview with Judy Gladson of Victory Retrievers

YFD 97: Puppies from a Breeder’s Perspective: An Interview with Judy Gladson of Victory Retrievers

June 18, 2019

Judy Gladson, owner of Victory Retrievers and breeder of multipurpose Flat Coated Retrievers joins Colleen Pelar and Julie Fudge Smith to discuss puppies and puppy development from a breeder's perspective.

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YFD 96: How To Be An Awesome Adopter!

YFD 96: How To Be An Awesome Adopter!

June 4, 2019

In part 2 of the series with Johanna Humbert, Executive Director of the Michiana Humane Society in Michigan City, Indiana, Colleen Pelar and Julie Fudge Smith talk about what shelters look for in adopters and what you can do to ensure that the adoption process works for you.

 

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YFD 95: How to Choose an Animal Shelter

YFD 95: How to Choose an Animal Shelter

May 21, 2019

Johanna Humbert,  Executive Director of the Michiana Humane Society in Michigan City, Indiana, joins Colleen Pelar and Julie Fudge Smith in a two part series on animal shelters. In this first episode, we discuss what you need to know and what to look for when choosing a shelter.

 

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YFD 94: Lessons from Zuzu

YFD 94: Lessons from Zuzu

May 7, 2019

This week Colleen Pelar and Julie Fudge Smith talk about the many lessons that Julie's dog, Zuzu, has taught her, from coffee, to medications, to how to appreciate the quirkiness of a life spent in the company of dogs.

 

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YFD 93: Another Look At Resiliency

YFD 93: Another Look At Resiliency

April 23, 2019

This week Colleen Pelar and Julie Fudge Smith continue their discussion of resiliency by looking at caregiver fatigue and how that can relate to the family dog owner, the owner of a special needs dog, an elderly dog, or anyone who has challenges when caring for their pet. 

 

YFD 92: Building Resiliency In Your Family Dog

YFD 92: Building Resiliency In Your Family Dog

April 9, 2019

We all know that resiliency is a good thing, but what is it exactly? Colleen Pelar is now focusing her work on helping pet professionals build resiliency and she and Julie Fudge Smith talk about what it is, how to encourage resiliency in our canine buddies, and how that improves the quality of their lives as well as ours.

 

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