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Working LIke Dogs features pet podcasts about working animals. In this working animal podcast, we cover everything from how to get started as a trainer of working animals or how to acquire a working animal to how to take care of your animal companion. In these podcasts, you will learn what it means to work side by side with an animal. We cover working animals such as service dogs, guide dogs, hearing dogs, police dogs, search and rescue dogs, drug dogs, seizure dogs, military dogs, etc. In addition to dogs, we talk about working horses, elephants, pigeons, and the list goes on and on. We discuss topics such as equipment, grooming, nutrition, training, traveling with your working companion, veterinary issues, retirement, and behavior. Our working animal podcasts include guests in every field of the working animal world. Trainers, handlers, veterinarians, working animal experts, and animal communicators give you the inside scoop on everything you’ve always wanted to know about working animals.

Working LIke Dogs features pet podcasts about working animals. In this working animal podcast, we cover everything from how to get started as a trainer of working animals or how to acquire a working animal to how to take care of your animal companion. In these podcasts, you will learn what it means to work side by side with an animal. We cover working animals such as service dogs, guide dogs, hearing dogs, police dogs, search and rescue dogs, drug dogs, seizure dogs, military dogs, etc. In addition to dogs, we talk about working horses, elephants, pigeons, and the list goes on and on. We discuss topics such as equipment, grooming, nutrition, training, traveling with your working companion, veterinary issues, retirement, and behavior. Our working animal podcasts include guests in every field of the working animal world. Trainers, handlers, veterinarians, working animal experts, and animal communicators give you the inside scoop on everything you’ve always wanted to know about working animals.

Location:

United States

Description:

Working LIke Dogs features pet podcasts about working animals. In this working animal podcast, we cover everything from how to get started as a trainer of working animals or how to acquire a working animal to how to take care of your animal companion. In these podcasts, you will learn what it means to work side by side with an animal. We cover working animals such as service dogs, guide dogs, hearing dogs, police dogs, search and rescue dogs, drug dogs, seizure dogs, military dogs, etc. In addition to dogs, we talk about working horses, elephants, pigeons, and the list goes on and on. We discuss topics such as equipment, grooming, nutrition, training, traveling with your working companion, veterinary issues, retirement, and behavior. Our working animal podcasts include guests in every field of the working animal world. Trainers, handlers, veterinarians, working animal experts, and animal communicators give you the inside scoop on everything you’ve always wanted to know about working animals.

Language:

English


Episodes

Working Like Dogs - Episode 176 Caesar the No Drama Llama

8/29/2020
Caesar, the celebrity No Drama Llama and his handler, Larry McCool, dropped by for a chat with Marcie and Lovey about the high profile work they’ve been doing at the recent protests in Portland, Oregon and other major gatherings. This 6-year-old Argentine grant champion show llama works tirelessly as a therapy llama and “llamactivist.” Listen in as Larry talks about their adventures and how Caesar offers endless love and emotional-support hugs to everyone he meets. EPISODE NOTES: Caesar...

Duration:00:35:44

Working Like Dogs - Episode 175 Guiding Emily

8/7/2020
Best-selling author Barbara Hinske stopped by to visit with Marcie and Lovey about her newly released book, Guiding Emily. The first book in her new series about a woman who is blind, Emily Maine, and her guide dog, Garth. Barbara shares how a visit to the Foundation for Blind Children ignited her passion to raise awareness for people who are blind and their guide dogs. She wants to tell the story of their path to independence and their incredible relationship with their canine partners....

Duration:00:34:50

Working Like Dogs - Episode 174 Puppies Behind Bars

6/22/2020
Puppies Behind Bars President and Founder Gloria Gilbert Stoga visits with Marcie and Lovey about their extraordinary program that provides service dogs for wounded veterans and first responders as well as explosive-detection canines for law enforcement. Based in the heart of New York City, Puppies Behind Bars works with carefully selected inmates in six prisons throughout New York and New Jersey. Get your tissues ready as Gloria talks about this agile program and the impact these incredible...

Duration:00:31:48

Working Like Dogs - Episode 173 Paws and Breathe!

6/12/2020
Co-founder and leading service dog trainer Lu Picard from ECAD (Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities), and professor and medical health care expert Joanne Singleton, PhD, from Pace University stop in talk about their groundbreaking new programs, Paws and Breathe and Canines Assisting in Health. Lu and Joanne give Marcie and Lovey the inside scoop on how these programs were created, how they are impacting stress relief for dogs and their handlers, and how they are changing the way...

Duration:00:39:37

Working Like Dogs - Episode 172 Dog is Love!

5/19/2020
Just when you thought you couldn’t love your dog more, Clive D. L. Wynne, Ph.D., the founding director of the Canine Science Collaboratory at Arizona State University, talks with Marcie and Lovey about his new book, Dog is Love: Why and How Your Dog Loves You. Dr. Wynne shares fascinating insights about how dogs, especially working dogs, really care about humans and have a deep desire to help. He talks about the incredible mutation of three genes that occurred in the dog’s journey from wolf...

Duration:00:35:14

Working Like Dogs - Episode 171 No Ordinary Dog

5/6/2020
Will Chesney, former United States Navy SEAL and dog handler, visits with Marcie and Lovey about his new book, No Ordinary Dog. Will talks candidly about his canine partner, Cairo, and the perilous work they did together as Navy SEALS. He also shares insights about their ultimate mission in 2011, Operation Neptune Spear, which resulted in the death of Osama bin Laden. Will and Cairo are authentic, self-sacrificing American heroes! EPISODE NOTES: No Ordinary Dog

Duration:00:33:32

Working Like Dogs - Episode 170 To Be Of Service

3/5/2020
Academy Award nominee Josh Aronson stops by to visit with Marcie and Lovey about his new documentary, To Be Of Service Josh wrote, directed and produced this powerful film that explores the complex stories of veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the impeccably trained service dogs they're partnered with. This film reveals the magic bullet these dogs can be to veterans who are experiencing debilitating PTSD. Josh also talks about the Paws Act legislative bill that would...

Duration:00:28:13

Working Like Dogs - Episode 169 Pack Your Bags!

2/3/2020
Marcie and Lovey welcome Christine (Chris) Goodier, travel writer and co-author of the new book, Traveling With Service Animals: By Air, Road, Rail, and Ship Across America, and her black Labrador, hearing dog Raylene, to the show. Chris shares practical tips and wisdom to prepare you for traveling confidently with your assistance dog. She and her co-author, Henry Kisor, have created a practical guidebook chock-full of in-depth travel information, personal experiences and guidance. Chris...

Duration:00:31:48

Working Like Dogs - Episode 168 Service Dog Support

12/3/2019
Staci Woodruff, Staff Vice President of Medicare Product Management and Operations for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, and her Great Dane mobility service dog, Merle, join Marcie and Lovey to talk about the new Anthem Medicare Advantage supplemental benefits. These groundbreaking benefits will provide service dog support to eligible Medicare Advantage recipients in 2020. Staci gives us the details about this innovative program and how you can apply. She also talks about how Merle has impacted...

Duration:00:31:26

Working Like Dogs - Episode 167 Mobility Dogs

11/22/2019
Gail Harbott and her assistance dog, Coda, talk with Marcie and Lovey about Gail's exciting new position as Client Ambassador for Mobility Dogs Her enthusiasm is contagious as she talks about the wonderful work she and Mobility Dogs are doing to transform the lives of people with disabilities in New Zealand. Gail also shares some of the inspiring things that Coda performs for her every day that enable her to live a more independent and productive life. EPISODE NOTES: Mobility Dogs with...

Duration:00:32:45

Working Like Dogs - Episode 166 Tails of Valor

7/1/2019
Emmy Award-nominated Kel Mitchell, host of the CBS Dream Team’s Tail of Valor stops by to visit with Marcie and Lovey about Tails of Valor. Kel talks about his experiences on the show with working dogs and working animals. He also discusses some of the many projects he has in the works such as his starring role as Double G on Nickelodeon’s series Game Shakers and voice work as T-Bone in Clifford the Big Red Dog. EPISODE NOTES: Tails of Valor with Marcie Davis

Duration:00:15:39

Working Like Dogs - Episode 165 Making the World a Safer Place

4/6/2019
Paul Hammond has worked all over the world combatting domestic and international terrorism and training K9s to serve alongside their military and private security handlers as indispensable assets in that fight Paul talks with Marcie and Lovey about the principled training these dogs and their handlers receive, the K9s acute olfactory abilities and how they are used to detect body-worn explosives on a moving target. These multi-disciplined K9 teams are trained to be deployed in settings...

Duration:00:34:50

Working Like Dogs - Episode 164 The Dog in the Dentist Chair!

3/28/2019
Author, Peggy Frezon drops by Working Like Dogs to visit with Marcie and Lovey about her newest book, The Dog in the Dentist Chair: And Other True Stories of Animals Who Help, Comfort, and Love Kids. Peggy talks about the incredible dogs, miniature horses, cats, doves, guinea pigs, and other loving critters that she highlights in this book. She also talks about the work she and her husband do to rescue senior Golden Retrievers and the rewarding therapy work they are now doing with these...

Duration:00:32:16

Working Like Dogs - Episode 163 Here Comes the Judge!

3/13/2019
Marcie and Lovey welcome the Honorable Chief Judge Kim McGinnis and her Courthouse Facility Dog, Kiki, from the Pueblo of Pojoaque Tribal Court located north of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Judge McGinnis is the first and only judge in a tribal court to utilize a Courthouse Facility Dog. Kiki is a yellow lab trained by Assistance Dogs of the West dogs to work in criminal justice settings by helping to foster a safer and more comfortable environment for children and adults. Judge McGinnis talks...

Duration:00:30:08

Working Like Dogs - Episode 162 Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses and Their Canine Guardians

2/22/2019
Debbie Garcia-Bengochea stops back by to talk with Marcie and Lovey about the wonderful work that Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses have been doing since her last visit. She gives us an update on the adults and children these tiny teams are serving at hospitals, hospice and other programs. She also tells us about the enchanting Maremma sheepdogs that work alongside these mini therapy horses and the special bond they have developed with the herd. More details on this episode MP3...

Duration:00:32:36

Working Like Dogs - Episode 161 Physical Therapists’ Guide Dog Research

2/8/2019
Ground-breaking researchers, Dr. Teresa Conner-Kerr and Dr. Sue Ann Kalish from the University of North Georgia College of Health Sciences and Professions visit with Marcie and Lovey about the work they are doing to study guide dogs and their human partners with visual impairments. Listen in as they talk about some of their major research findings, how you can participate in their study and their plans for future work. Their research findings will be a game changer in the guide dog world, as...

Duration:00:32:03

Working Like Dogs - Episode 160 Dogs, the Netflix Documentary

1/31/2019
Academy award-winning producer, Glen Zipper stops by to talk with Marcie and Lovey about the global Netflix documentary sensation Dogs. Glen shares his personal story of how his adopted dog, Anthony, changed his life from being a prosecuting attorney to an Oscar winning producer. Glen gives us some personal and behind the scene insights into this documentary that beautifully captures the bond between dogs and humans. He talks about the different challenges, the different characters and the...

Duration:00:28:13

Working Like Dogs - Episode 159 Electronic Detection Dogs

1/15/2019
Did you know there are dogs that can detect electronic devices? Anthony Maes, Special Agent in Charge with the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office and Commander of the New Mexico Internet Crimes Against Children and Human Trafficking Task Forces, visits with Marcie and Lovey about their new canine staff member, Joey. Joey is a uniquely trained Labrador Retriever who can sniff out electronic storage devices making him a tremendous asset when a suspect may have hid child pornography or other...

Duration:00:29:45

Working Like Dogs - Episode 158 Therapy Dogs and Therapy Animals

12/31/2018
Have you ever thought your dog or other beloved animal would be an amazing therapy animal? Ann Howie, leading expert in animal-assisted therapy and animal-assisted interactions, stops by to talk with Marcie and Lovey about how we can determine if our dogs or other animals would succeed at therapy work. She explains the differences between animal-assisted therapy and animal-assisted interactions. She also provides valuable tips and helpful information from her book, Teaming With Your Therapy...

Duration:00:33:11

Working Like Dogs - Episode 157 Canine Stress

12/6/2018
Dr. James Ha renowned animal behaviorist and researcher, visits with Marcie and Lovey about his research and new book Dog Behavior: Modern Science and Our Canine Behaviors. Dr. Ha talks candidly about canine stress in working dogs and how to identify it and prevent it. He discusses the physiology of stress, positive vs. negative stress, and common causes and indicators. Every dog handler needs to hear this valuable and innovative information! More details on this episode MP3 Podcast -...

Duration:00:34:22