Dog Aggression Against People

Good Dogs! (12-01-2021) #6097: Tracie talks to Elaine Berg, the founder of Golden Rule Dog Training, who specializes in aggressive dog behavior. Elaine discusses the what/why/how of dogs who show aggression toward people — what it is, why it happens, how to handle it. She and Tracie also discuss dog aggression towards wildlife and how to avoid and manage those situations.

Totes Umbrella Trick for Defense Against Aggressive Dogs

Good Dogs! (10-06-2021) #6093: Guest co-host Elaine Berg of Golden Rule Dog Training in Evergreen, Colorado, specializes in working with aggressive dogs. She returns to talk about what to do if an aggressive dog comes at you and your dog. She recommends having a small portable umbrella (Totes or any brand) along with your poop bags and leash and describes how to use it to protect yourself and your pooch.

What Does “Aggressive Dog” Really Mean?

Good Dogs! (09-22-2021) #6092:  Guest co-host Elaine Berg of Golden Rule Dog Training in Evergreen, Colorado, specializes in working with aggressive dogs. What does “aggressive” actually mean, and how do we misunderstand aggression in managing a dog’s behavior? MP3 Audio [16 MB]DownloadShow URL

Humane Pet Food

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (02-14-2021) #714: Featuring Laura Clark, Aimee Sadler, and Kerry D’Amato. Laura Clark talks about the paradox of being a lifelong vegetarian who is running MEATME, a company that makes Certified Organic and Certified Humane raw meals for dogs and cats, which she hopes will lead the way for more people […]

About the 107 Million Can Dog Food Recall

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (04-07-2018) #565: More than 107 million cans of dog food have been recalled because they contained trace amounts of pentobarbital, the tranquilizer used to put down sick or injured animals. How did this happen? Tracie talks to Dr.Tim Evans, an associate professor of veterinary pathobiology and head of toxicology in […]

Is This Dog Dangerous? Shelters Struggle with Testing “Aggressive” Dogs

Is This Dog Dangerous? Shelters Struggle with Testing “Aggressive” Dogs For decades, animal shelters have evaluated whether a dog was dangerously aggressive by poking a rubber hand attached to a pole into a dog’s food bowl while he was eating — then pulling the bowl away from him. If the dog lunged or bit at […]