Medical Service Dogs Get Their Very Own Veterinary Clinic

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (10-17-2022) #801B: Carol Borden — Founder and Director of Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs (and Tracie’s co-host on her training show GOOD DOGS!) proudly describes the new non-profit teaching medical facility for their service dogs and the community that bears her name and sets a high bar for a standard […]

Do We Expect Dogs to Forget They are Dogs?

Good Dogs! (12-15-2021) #6098: Tracie and Carol Borden discuss the moral quandary of wanting “good dogs” yet disregarding their essential dogness in molding responsive, obedient companions. They are in agreement that we have a moral obligation to respect that canines are a different species with natural drives and desires that are important to them – […]

Penny the Philosopher Cat

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (05-02-2021) #725: Featuring Karl Stevens, Carol Borden, and Kenda Summers. Karl Stevens, a graphic novelist and cartoonist, discusses Penny: a Graphic Memoir which is the first graphic novel that Tracie has been able to immerse herself in; Carol Borden — founder of Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs [and Tracie’s co-host […]

The New York Times Discovers My Sponsor Pet Anti-Breeding System!

I was enjoying a fun and funny column called “Pet City” by Andy Newman in the Sunday New York Times which was describing a whole raft of high tech and unexpected products and creations that have emerged to service the family pet.  Mr. Newman was expressing surprise and even bemusement at the myriad ways inventors […]

Dog Talk #379 (7/12/2014)

Dog Talk (7/12/2014) #379: Author and Alaskan aficionado Nick Jans talks about the courtship between one of his dogs and a huge wild wolf in A WOLF CALLED ROMEO, which dispels many of the myths in the demonization and misunderstanding of wolves; Marcy, a co-host from GOOD DOGS! on the Radio Pet Lady Network, talks […]

Secrets of Dog Training: Baiting the “Bait Bag”

Secrets of Dog Training: Baiting the “Bait Bag” With the arrival in my life of Maisie, the gorgeous Blue Weimaraner we recently drove up from Tri-State Weimaraner Rescue in Virginia Beach — I find myself thrust back into the world of dog training. I have to teach basic manners and build reliable communication and response […]

Dog Talk #358 (2-1-2014)

Dog Talk (2-1-2014) #358: Focus on the Westminster Dog Show! Dog trainer Babette Haggerty (Tracie’s co-host on GOOD DOGS! Wednesday nights on the Radio Pet Lady Network) discusses what she looks out for at the Westminster Show, where she has been going since she was in utero!;  agility will be featured for the first time […]