Good Dogs! ™

Empowering breeders and owners to raise stable, healthy, well-mannered puppies that enrich people’s lives. Do you wish your dog was better behaved? This show will help you give the right beginning to a young dog and improve an older dog's behavior, too — featuring the wisdom of three veteran trainers, Gayle Watkins, Lise Pratt and Marcy Burke — who will take turns co-hosting. They have also spent decades breeding and competing healthy performance Golden Retrievers — and created Avidog, a system to help breeders and new puppy owners raise well-behaved companions.

Hosted by Tracie Hotchner, Gayle Watkins, Lise Pratt, Marcy Burke


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Verifying Dog Breeder Claims

Good Dogs! (09-07-2015) #6042: Golden Retriever breeder Gayle Watkins from Avidog talks to Tracie about he new puppy with multiple problems and how she — of all people — got duped by a lying, unscrupulous breeder. Why isn’t there a “PuppyFAX” and a way to check a breeder’s records and claims re: OFA clearances and previous AKC champions. Well there is! Gayle explains whether there’s any meaning to the phrases  “pet quality” or “show quality.”