The Controversy About E-Collars on Dog Talk®

There was a small handful of people who follow my show who immediately responded negatively to the title I gave a recent show — “E-Collars Can be part of a Positive Training Relationship.” I purposely chose that heading to be provocative, so people might notice it. I had hoped people might listen and consider another […]

Understanding Animals’ True Needs

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) #526REV: Marc Bekoff discusses his newest book THE ANIMALS’ AGENDA: FREEDOM, COMPASSION, AND COEXISTENCE IN THE HUMAN AGE, co-written with Jessica Pierce, about respect, understanding and compassion for what animals’ true needs are to live their best lives; Dr. Robert Reisman, a forensic vet at the ASPCA, was profiled in […]

Dog Talk #328 Tracie Hotchner (07-05-2013)

Dog Talk Show #328: Victoria Stillwell (Animal Planet’s It’s Me or the Dog) talks about branching out to work with law enforcement to understand the causes of severe aggression in dogs, while her new book “Train Your Dog Positively” tells dog owners how to solve easier behavior problems; Melissa Gillespie (Pioneers for Animal Welfare Society, […]