Your Family Dog Podcast
YFD 105: First Principles of Dog Training

YFD 105: First Principles of Dog Training

October 8, 2019

Julie Fudge Smith and Tina Spring talk about some of the guiding principles that shape their dog training and the way in which they approach clients and their dogs. This wide ranging discussion also looks at problematic dog behaviors in a new way. Maybe Fido really isn't stubborn...and maybe, just maybe, Fifi jumps because she doesn't want someone to pet her!

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YFD 104: Blended Families: How To Integrate Canine Households

YFD 104: Blended Families: How To Integrate Canine Households

September 24, 2019
Are you considering blending a family of dogs, kids and dogs, dogs and cats, or other combinations of people and animals? Is it not going as smoothly as you would like? If so, this podcast is for you! Tina Spring and Julie Fudge Smith discuss the process, as well as, the ups and downs of creating a blended family.

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YFD 103: Teaching A Dog TO Bark

YFD 103: Teaching A Dog TO Bark

September 10, 2019

In episode 102 Tina Spring and Julie Fudge Smith discussed how to get your dog to stop barking. In this episode we look at the other side of that coin: What if my dog doesn't bark? Is there a way to get her to bark at unwanted intrusions?

 

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YFD 102: What Do I Do About My Barking Dog?

YFD 102: What Do I Do About My Barking Dog?

August 27, 2019

Do you have a dog who needs to alert you about every gust of wind or falling leaf? In this episode, Tina Spring and Julie Fudge Smith discuss the why's and wherefore's of vocalizing canines and what you can do to help your dog understand when it is and isn't appropriate to bark.

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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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