An Heir(ess) to James Herriot (the veterinarian who wrote “All Creatures Great & Small”)

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (10-31-2022) #803B: Dr. Charlotte Rogers is the onsite veterinarian at the new Carol Borden Medical Center at Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs in Florida. Dr. Charlotte looks after puppies and their mamas, along with the German Shepherd dogs in training and those dogs already placed with people who need them. […]

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 […]

Grand Opening! The Borden Veterinary Hospital at Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs!

Good Dogs! (09-07-2022) #6113: Carol talks about her life-long dream of having their own vet hospital to take care of all their service dogs, which are bred, raised and trained on their campus in Williston Florida. The dream has come true — the on-site non-profit hospital will provide for all medical needs of the dogs […]

The Human-Animal Bond Goes Wild: Cuddling a 6 ft Tall Kangaroo

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (07-31-2022) #790: Featuring Don Argott, Carol Borden, and Kim Brophey. Don Argott, the co-director of “The Bond” on Discovery+ TV talks about the glorious stories of a woman in New Zealand bonded with a kangaroo, a woman who goes to Turks and Caicos to swim with the dolphin who has […]

Guardian Angels Dogs Prevent Veteran Suicides

Good Dogs! (06-01-2022) #6107: Carol Borden, the Founder and Director of Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, talks about their pride in winning the Vetty Award for the second year in a row — an award sought out by organizations of all kinds that are dedicated to preventing suicide in veterans. Carol talks about their gratitude […]

When Are Service Dogs Not What They Seem?

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (04-03-2022) #773: Featuing Justin Goodman, Meredith May, and Carol Borden. Justin Goodman, the VP of the White Coat Waste Project, sheds light on how half a billion dollars in US tax dollars have been paid to Russian laboratories to conduct cruel experiments on cats that would not be permitted in […]

Social Mission Pet Food companies and Nauticats 2020 Animated Films

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (12-05-2021) #756: Featuring David Yaskulka, Karim Ghonima, and Carol Borden. David Yaskulka — Sr. VP of Social Responsibility for MidAmerica Pet Food — discusses what sustainability and being a “social mission company” means in the pet industry; Karim Ghonima, the filmmaker who created the animated series “Nauticats 2020,” talks about […]

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 […]

Hope in High Country

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (04-04-2021) #721: Featuring Pamela Houston, Carol Borden, and Lili Chin. Pam Houston reads from her gorgeous book celebrating dogs and the natural world, Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country; Carol Borden is the Founder of Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, where they train German Shepherds to assist people […]

Documentary Celebrates Stray Dogs

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (03-21-2021) #719: Featuring Bruce Cameron, Elizabeth Lo, and Carol Borden. Bruce Cameron, author of the famed A Dog’s Purpose, has quietly been creating a children’s book series of “puppy tales” to delight middle-grade dog-lovers; documentary filmmaker Elizabeth Lo speaks from Hong Kong, about the years it took her to film […]