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 […]

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 […]

The Puppy Series, #2 Leash/Harness Walking

Good Dogs! (09-01-2021) #6091: Carol teaches every service dog puppy to walk properly without ever using a leash – which astonishes Tracie, who bemoans all the puppies who drag their people around or are dragged by then, often making polite walking a small nightmare.   MP3 Audio [12 MB]DownloadShow URL

A Dog’s Courage

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (05-23-2021) #728: Featuring Bruce Cameron, Monique Udell, and Kristy Haley. Best-selling novelist Bruce Cameron continues in the tradition of A Dog’s Purpose in seeing the world from a dog’s perspective with his newest addition, A Dog’s Courage; Monique Udell, Director of the Human-Animal Interaction Lab at Oregon State University (she […]

Running Marathons Blind With Guide Dog

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (05-12-2018) #570: Featuring Thomas Panek, Arin Greenwood, and Kim Brophey. Thomas Panek, CEO of Guiding Eyes (guidingeyes.org), talks about the first Wag-a-thon (https://give.guidingeyes.org/wag-a-thon), a virtual marathon everyone can do on their own during the month of May, which is a fund-raiser to offset the costs of the service dogs provided […]

How Service Dogs Lower Levels of PTSD Symptomology

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (03-24-2018) #564: Pet radio star Steve Dale talks about being on the board of the WINN Feline Foundation — which for 50 years has funded research into cat health problems — and how they are now the national beneficiary of the NY Cat Film Festival as it travels the country; […]

Forever Curious Shares Service Dog Information

Forever Curious Shares Service Dog Information An interesting non-profit, Forever Curious.org, reached out to me after hearing some of the radio shows I’ve done about various types of service dogs, in particular service dog organizations that provide dogs for children with autism, diabetes and other special needs. Forever Curious is an unusual non-profit, a self-proclaimed […]

NYC’s First Pet-Friendly Domestic Violence Shelter

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (12-3-2016) #501: Nathaniel Fields, President of the Urban Resource Institute, talks about opening NYC’s first pet-friendly domestic violence shelter (which was chronicled in a New York Times article “Where the Abused, and Their Pets, Can Be Safe,” which addresses the need for co-sheltering of pets with their owners since 40% […]

Happy New Year and Heartfelt Thanks to My Listeners

Happy New Year and Heartfelt Thanks to My Listeners I recently received an utterly pure expression of gratitude and kindness from a listener that caused me to stop and reflect on the comfort and joy her words gave me, but also to recognize how inspiring and satisfying it is for me, selfishly, to produce and […]