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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Understanding Hormones in Dogs

Good Dogs! (04-18-2016) #6050: Vasectomies for dogs? Avidog’s Dr. Gayle Watkins talks about hormones in male dogs, which at 10 months old are in adolescence at the peak of testosterone levels. A male’s raging hormones can make it a challenge to manage such young gentlemen — however for females, estrogen is a full body hormone, not just a sex hormone, so we need to have a healthier respect for ovaries.