10/22 – Mutt-i-grees Curriculum – Teaching Kids Empathy and Diversity with Shelter Pets

Great conversation with Christina Capatides of Mutt-i-grees Curriculum.

Northshore Animal League America teamed up with Yale University to develop a curriculum of 25 lessons that teachers, guidance counselors and librarians can use.

Mutt-i-grees Curriculum teaches kids about empathy, compassion and diversity by telling stories about shelter animals.

Check ‘em out online at: www.education.muttigrees.org

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10/15 – Do Dogs Have Souls? Today I talk with Chaplain Mike Neil about his thoughts on the matter.

Mike Neil is the President and founder of The WSCF_logo Gold.smallWashington State Chaplain Foundation, a network of Statewide Police Chaplains serving the Washington State Patrol and the Department of Fish and Wildlife that respond to any tragedy when called to provide care, comfort and counseling.

 

After experiencing the intense connection between handler and working dog, Chaplain Mike Neil questioned whether dogs have souls/dogs go to heaven.  They must, he felt.

Today I talk with Mike about his well-researched thoughts on the matter, that come from his strong religious beliefs.

Learn more about Mike Neil at www.mdneil.com

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10/8/14 – John Katz, author of “Going Home: Finding Peace When Pets Die”

Updated events, then running an interview with one of my favorite authors: Jon Katz.  Great conversation about a sensitive and important topic – end of life with our pets.

 

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The Art of Non-Verbal Communication: Free Talk Given by Julie Forbes 10/23/14!

Use your body, not your words

Use your body, not your words

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D Cups Saving Teacups Founder Kim Sill – Puppy Mills and Pet Stores. They ROCK!

Kim Sill has it goin’ on in California with her organization D Cups Saving Teacups.  She’s actually gotten some of the area pet stores to start working with shelters, rather than sourcing their dogs from puppy mills… YUCK!  Puppy mills keep their breeding dogs in horrible conditions and also tend to breed dogs with genetic and health problems.  Bad news.

Listen to my informative and inspiring interview with Kim Sill and enjoy being educated and entertained!

www.dcupssavingteacups.com

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9/24 – Positive Association: when it does, and doesn’t work. Pure Ayre Odor Eliminator

Great conversation with Rico Yingling and Alice Pfaff of Pure Ayre Odor Eliminator.  This stuff is great!  Works well and is totally safe for you two and four legged family members!  And it works.

www.pureayre.com

 

Use your body, not your words

Use your body, not your words

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Julie Forbes is giving a talk on “The Art of Non-Verbal Communication with Your Dog”

Use your body, not your words

Use your body, not your words

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Susan Thixton, Author of “Buyer Beware” – The Truth About Pet Food

Informative and important interview with Susan Thixton, founder of www.truthaboutpetfood.com and author of “Buyer Beware”.

Knowledge is power and with a tricky industry like pet food, it’s so important that you are informed in your choices for feeding your dog (and cat!)

 

Julie Forbes is giving a talk on October 23rd at Natural Pet Pantry in Kirkland!

“The Art of Non-Verbal Communication with Your Dog” – Thursday October 23rd at 7pm.

This talk is free, but please RSVP to reserve your spot!  Learn how to effectively communicate with your dog, speaking your dog’s language – using your body, not your words.

RSVP: randi@naturalpetpantry.com or call 425-739-4738

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9/10/14 – Dogs, Women and Leadership

On today’s show, I share my experience coaching people, mostly women, over the last twelve years in how to effectively communicate with their dogs using their bodies and “non-verbal communication”.

A lot comes up within this context, because asking a woman to be more assertive or to have bigger energy and take up more space, isn’t something to take for granted, given our history and cultural conditioning.

Could learning how to communicate like a dog give women access to freedom and healing?

Listen to today’s show and let me know what you think.  host@dogradioshow.com

 

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9/3/14- President of NADOI – and then co-founder of Wooftrax, the App that donates when you walk your dog!

NADOI – The National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors is the oldest certification organization for professional dog trainers and obedience instructors in the country.  With a focus on balanced methods, NADOI does not discriminate against any specific training tool, assuming that any NADOI trainer knows how to use it properly and fairly.  www.nadoi.org

Every dog is a unique individual and being equipped with lots of different methods and tools to match each dog yields great results.

Then Julie talks with Doug Hexter, co-founder of WoofTrax – the App you can download that will make a donation to an animal shelter/rescue of your choice, every time you go for a walk with your dog!  How cool is that?

www.wooftrax.com

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