Episode 50: “I Started To See We Were Making Progress": Trick Training for Confidence with Kaylin of Luna the Trick Dog
August 9th, 2023 | 40 mins 3 secs
do more with your dog, positive reinforcement, pupfluencer, rescue dog, trick training
Kaylin wasn't looking for a small dog, but when she met Luna, she knew she was the one. They started off with more compulsion-based training, and Luna was having a hard time. When they discovered positive reinforcement, Luna started thriving. Now, they are pupfluencers, showing off their skills under Luna the Trick Dog on Instagram. Kaylin is Kaylin shares trick tutorials and enrichment ideas to help other dog parents have the best life with their dogs. Kaylin is also a Certified Trick Dog Instructor, Do More With Your Dog evaluator, and middle school teacher.
January 27th, 2023 | 41 mins 51 secs
certified dog trainer, dog training, little dogs, positive reinforcement, small dogs, sports dogs, therapy dogs
Vivian Pineda shares her experience owning and working with small dogs, how to consider what small dog you'd like to bring home, and consent handling.
January 12th, 2023 | 34 mins 4 secs
certified dog trainer, dog training, dog training journey, positive reinforcement, small dogs, training journey
Vivian Pineda shares her training journey, how she narrowed her training focus, and what advice she has for folks who want to become dog trainers.
Episode 46: “I Wanted To Find A Way To Make Their Lives Better”: Workshopping Shy Dogs with Alicia Harantschuk
December 9th, 2022 | 35 mins 26 secs
certified dog trainer, dog training, journal, peer reviewed, positive reinforcement, positive reinforcement dog training, shy dogs, workshops
Alicia Harantshuck is back, and this time she's talking shy dogs and why she developed a workshop over helping the nervous pups, along with discussing the article she wrote for the IAABC journal.
June 11th, 2022 | 43 mins 8 secs
behavior consultant, dog trainer, dog training, positive reinforcement, preventive vet, pupstanding academy, rehoming
Certified Trainer Cathy Madson of Preventive Vet joins Elizabeth Silverstein of Telltail Dog Training to discuss responsible rehoming. Transcript and other resources will be added soon!
Episode 34: “Knowledge is Key”: Starting a Dog Training Business and Discussing Pitbull Misconceptions with Masina Kakese
February 25th, 2022 | 33 mins 23 secs
dog trainer, dog training, dogs, force free, pitbulls, positive reinforcement, rescue dogs
Masina Kakese’s love of dogs began at a young age, surrounded by chickens, cats, and Pugs on three acres of land. She began a professional career with animals through dog walking, and she decided to learn more about behavior and training. She has also fostered, volunteered at local shelters, and worked in kennels and at a doggy daycare. She has continued her education as she launched her own business, Q & A Dog Training, and she’s currently enrolled in The Academy for Dog Trainers. She joined Elizabeth Silverstein of Telltail Dog Training to discuss why she started her business, Q & A Dog Training, how she ended up with Q, her 5-year-old Black Lab-Pit Mix, and how she navigates an unregulated industry.
Episode 33: "Love Has No Age Limit": Managing Older Rescue Pups and Children with Karen B. London, PhD
December 17th, 2021 | 1 hr 5 mins
behaviorist, dog trainer, dog training, dogs, kids and dogs, love has no age limit, older dogs, positive reinforcement, rescue dogs
Karen B. London, Ph.D., is a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist and Certified Professional Dog Trainer. She specializes in working with dogs with serious behavioral issues, including aggression. Karen writes the animal column for the Arizona Daily Sun and is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Northern Arizona University. She joined Elizabeth Silverstein of Telltail Dog Training to discuss her 2011 book, Love Has No Age Limit, her more recently published Treat Everyone Like a Dog, her training journey, and how she manages and advises kids and dogs and their families, especially with older rescue pups.
December 9th, 2021 | 35 mins
dog trainer, dog training, dogs, kids and dogs, positive reinforcement, tip top breedz dog training
Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner Damelle A. Morgan Sr. of Tip Top Breedz Dog Training joins Elizabeth Silverstein of Telltail Dog Training to share his training journey, his top tips for keeping a puppy safe, the importance of teaching kids and dogs to respect one another, why he loves bully breeds, and the chance TV commercial that got him on the path to becoming a dog trainer.
November 11th, 2021 | 1 hr 4 mins
behavior, dog trainer, dog training, dogs, every dog austin, kids and dogs, positive reinforcement
Certified Trainer Miranda Hitchcock of Every Dog Austin joins Elizabeth Silverstein of Telltail Dog Training to share her training journey, why she believes everyone deserves access to quality, safe dog training, how she began her nonprofit, kids and dogs and reducing bite risk, behavior vs. training, and so much more.
Episode 30: You Need to Teach Both the Dog and the Child Boundaries: Babies and Dogs with Lauren Haley
October 20th, 2021 | 32 mins 45 secs
babies and dogs, dog trainer, dog training, dogs, kids and dogs, pitbulls, positive reinforcement
It's time to discuss babies and dogs! This is part one of a series. Trigger warning: child deaths are discussed.
Board-certified behavior analyst and a long-time dog owner Lauren Haley joins Elizabeth Silverstein of Telltail Dog Training to discuss getting her pitbull, MJ Watson Barker, ready for her baby, and the management she learned and implemented.