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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 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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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

Working Like Dogs - Episode 156 SearchDog The Movie

11/9/2018
Mary Healey Jamiel, Director of the award-winning documentary, SEARCHDOG drops in to talk with Marcie and Lovey about this exciting new film that highlights humans and canines working together to accomplish heroic acts. Mary gives us a behind-the-scenes look into the canine talent and intelligence that she chronicled. She also talks about the movie’s renowned search and rescue specialist, Matthew Zarrella, and how she obtained footage during real-time missing person K9 searches. We...

Duration:00:31:05

Working Like Dogs - Episode 154 Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses

10/12/2018
In Part 2 in our series on Miniature Horses, listen in as Debbie Garcia-Bengochea talks about how the all-volunteer, charity Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses that serves over 25,000 adults and children annually. Teams of tiny horses visit libraries, hospitals and hospice programs to work with individuals, families, veterans and first responders. These specially trained pint-sized equines have responded to countless traumatic events including Sandy Hook Elementary School, the Pulse...

Duration:00:35:20

Working Like Dogs - Episode 153 Honey – the Miniature Horse Service Animal

9/28/2018
In Part 1 in our series on Miniature Horses, Jessica Wellman and her miniature horse service animal, Honey join Marcie and Lovey to talk about their human/equine working relationship. Jessica talks candidly about how Honey is trained to assist her in living more independently with her disability. She also discusses the unique differences between a canine and a miniature horse and what you need to think about if you’re considering a miniature horse as your service animal. More details on...

Duration:00:30:47

Working Like Dogs - Episode 152 Pick of the Litter

9/18/2018
Emmy award-winning filmmaker, Don Hardy, stops by to talk with Marcie and Lovey about his and Dana Nachman’s new film, Pick of the Litter The film follows a litter of Guide Dogs for the Blind puppies on a two-year odyssey that spans from the moment they’re born until they begin their careers as guide dogs. Finally, the mysterious and magical true story of how a puppy becomes an assistance dog has been captured on film. Lovey and I can’t wait to see this movie! More details on this episode...

Duration:00:32:21

Working Like Dogs - Episode 151 FBI Crisis Response Canines

9/4/2018
Did you know that the FBI has Crisis Response Canines, Wally and Giovanni as part of their Victim Services Division? They, along with their human handlers, have responded to the mass terrorist shooting in San Bernardino, California and the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Listen in as Wally’s handler, Staci Beers, talks about the work she and Wally are doing and the impact Wally is having on the victims the FBI serves. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - FBI Crisis Response...

Duration:00:30:00

Working Like Dogs - Episode 150 Who Knew Game Wardens Have Police K-9s?

8/23/2018
Game Warden Lance Hockett with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism and his police K-9, Kodak, visit with Marcie and Lovey about their incredible daily work. Game Warden Hockett talks about how he and Kodak were trained to track humans, animals, fowl, and fish, as well as to find inanimate objects like guns, casings, gun powder and residue, cell phones and a whole lot more. Kodak was trained to perform evidence recovery and wildlife detection, and Game Warden Hockett shares...

Duration:00:30:24

Working Like Dogs - Episode 149 The Critters and Me

7/24/2018
Laura Moore’s mission is to educate animal lovers on ways to enrich and prolong their animals’ lives. She shares her valuable knowledge about nutrition, homeopathic and alternative treatments and expertise with Marcie and Lovey. She also provides helpful tips so that you can do everything you can to maintain good physical health for your working dog. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - The Critters and Me with Marcie Davis

Duration:00:30:05