We Need to Think Again about “What Dogs Know”

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (07-10-2022) #787: Featuring Juliane Brauer, Jennifer Brooks, and RuthAnn Lobos. Juliane Brauer speaks from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, Germany where she heads DogStudies and has written an intriguing book about everything we know to this point, called “What Dogs Know”; Jennifer Brooks […]

May is Mental Health Month

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (05-01-2022) #777: Featuring Julia Hansen, Janessa Vanden Berge, and Dr. RuthAnn Lobos. College student Julia Hansen — who founded Yellow Tulip Project when she was a teenager concerned about friends taking their own lives — kicks off May, the Mental Health Month, by partnering with Merrick Pet Care to raise […]

Advice for Slimming Down a Fat or Obese Dog

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (09-06-2020) #691: Featuring Dr. RuthAnn Lobos and Trevor Jones. A Fat Dog is a Diseased Dog! Dr. RuthAnn Lobos — a competitive athlete herself and lead veterinarian at Merrick Pet Care — discusses with Tracie the American Veterinary Medical Association’s designation of obesity as a disease. Tracie is worried about […]

America’s VetDogs: Training Dogs for Specific Veteran Needs

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (08-09-2020) #687: Featuring Maria Nuzzi, and Dr RuthAnn Lobos. Maria Nuzzi is a dog trainer at America’s VetDogs which is part of Guide Dogs, and talks about their mission of breeding, raising and training of dogs for a specific veteran’s needs, at no cost to them (in answer to Tracie’s […]