Good Dogs! ™

Dog Training is People Training All dogs are GOOD DOGS!  We believe it is people who have to be educated to understand dogs on their terms, to "bring out the good" in each dog so we can live together harmoniously. This show explores all aspects of communication between people and dogs --- whether they are K-9 partners in military work, purpose-bred and trained service dogs, competitors in dog sports, or pets --- from a newly-adopted senior dog or young puppy. Tracie is joined by co-host Carol Borden, a veteran of 60 years training people to train dogs. She is the founder of Guardian Angel Medical Service Dogs, which has trained dogs through her college accredited/VA approved curriculum to work inside the Pentagon and other Department of Defense facilities alongside disabled staff members. Carol has also personally competed in the demanding sport of Schutzhund and has trained ex-military and police K-9 handlers to work at Guardian Angel training service dogs. NOTE: The first 77 GOOD DOGS! shows in the library were co-hosted by Tracie with three veteran trainers --- Gayle Watkins, Lise Pratt and Marcy Burke --- who bred agility performance Golden Retrievers. Guardian Angel Medical Service Dogs (logo)

Hosted by Tracie Hotchner, Carol Borden


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Guardian Angels Dogs

Good Dogs! (03-10-2021) #6078: Tracie welcomes Carol Borden, the Founder of Guardian Angel Medical Service Dogs, who will be her new co-host on this training show. Carol talks about how she brought her years of dog training knowledge and applied it to rescuing, raising and teaching German Shepherd Dogs to become invaluable companions to people struggling with a variety of medical conditions like PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, diabetes, seizure disorder, and mobility challenges. She talks about providing these dogs without charge and how it’s been possible to accomplish that with over 350 recipients of dogs trained just for their needs.