Why Dogs & Carbs Are Complicated

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (06-15-2019) #627: Featuring Linda Case, Brian Duggan, and Sharon Peters. Linda Case explains why the issue of “Dogs & Carbs” is complicated, and invites people to participate in her webinars; Brian Duggan discusses his new historical book GENERAL CUSTER, LIBBIE CUSTER AND THEIR DOGS: A PASSION FOR HOUNDS, FROM THE […]

Dismissing “Unkind” Puppy Training Myths & Methodologies

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (05-18-2019) #623: Featuring Linda Case, Tabitha Bell, and Kelsea Brown. Linda Case, the author of DOG SMART: EVIDENCE-BASED TRAINING WITH THE SCIENCE DOG, dismisses “unkind” training myths and methodologies like forcing dogs to use a crates, or bad advice like not to comfort an anxious dog; Stanford student Tabitha Bell […]

The Depth of Dogs’ Cognitive Abilities

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (12-08-2018) #600: Featuring Linda Case, Ellie Laks, and Sara Driscoll. Linda Case talks about her book “Dog Smart” and research on the depth of dogs’ cognitive abilities; Ellie Laks’ book MY GENTLE BARN: CREATING A SANCTUARY WHERE ANIMALS HEAL AND CHILDREN LEARN TO HOPE, is a moving account of a […]

Can Dogs Make Choices?

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (10-20-2018) #593: Featuring Linda Case, Terry Woodford, and Ken Foster. Linda Case talks about her new book DOG SMART and her blog site The Science Dog, exploring the “theory of mind,” which looks at dogs’ intentions and whether they can make choices; Terry Woodford came from the rock and roll […]

Dog Talk, and Kitties, Too #383 (8/09/2014)

Dog Talk (8/09/2014) #383: Linda Case returns to discuss her book DOG FOOD LOGIC, and how people can be hoodwinked by deceptive packaging and marketing of pet foods (and human foods, too); Ellen Cooney talks about her very special novel MOUNTAIN TOP SCHOOL FOR DOGS (and Tracie announces a giveaway of two signed copies!); Renea […]

Dog Talk #377 (6/28/2014)

Dog Talk #377 (6/28/2014) Dog Talk (6/28/2014) #377: Linda Case is the author of DOG FOOD LOGIC, which Tracie likens to Malcolm Gladwell’s riveting books that explain how we make decisions. Here, Linda Case explains all the unrecognized influences on our attitudes about pet nutrition, and the need instead for rational, objective thinking in making […]