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Toronto dog walker Amanda Factor is on a mission to learn more about dogs. Join her as she gets schooled by the experts on all sorts of dog-related topics.

"I’m learning so much and I’ve listened to every episode twice so far because I don’t want to miss anything. So happy I found this, thank you for sharing such important information!" -Apple Podcasts review

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Dec 22, 2020

Richard Gonzalez of The Domesticated Dog teaches us what kids learn when they train dogs, how to keep kids feeling excited and motivated, and why attending training sessions together benefits the whole family (and their dog).
 
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Dec 9, 2020

Returning guest Lyz Knight of Rover Rehab shares her reaction to the 1989 buddy cop classic Turner & Hooch, starring Tom Hanks and Beasley the Dogue de Bordeaux! 
 
We discuss the movie from a dog trainer's perspective and consider important questions, such as: Why are the animal control officers so bad at their jobs?...


Nov 13, 2020

Ben Micflikier of Polite Pets teaches us what to consider before adopting a dog from a shelter or rescue, what to expect the first few weeks with your adopted dog, and what to do if your adoption application gets turned down.
 
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Nov 6, 2020

Holly Ovington of Positive Paws Dog Training teaches us how to set your reactive dog up for success, why it's important to prevent reactions before they happen, and how to be more direct and advocate for your reactive dog.
 
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Oct 30, 2020

Dr. Valli Fraser-Celin (PhD) teaches us about her work studying wild canids and community dogs, why dogs aren't pack animals, and why language is important when we talk about our dogs.
 
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