Episode 14 – Puppy Independence Trails with Rose Browne, KPA CTP.

This episode’s guest is Rose Browne, KPA CTP. She was a student in my Unlocking Resilience course. I was so impressed by one of the assignments that she submitted for this course that I asked if she’d be willing to come on the podcast to share her ideas with a wider audience. Rose is a Karen Pryor Academy… Continue reading Episode 14 – Puppy Independence Trails with Rose Browne, KPA CTP.

Episode 10 – Dr. Emily Bray

In this episode, I speak with Dr. Emily Bray, Ph.D. Dr. Bray is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Arizona Canine Cognition Center in the College of Veterinary Medicine and at Canine Companions, the largest US non-profit providing service dogs to people with disabilities. She earned her undergraduate degree at Duke University, completing a senior… Continue reading Episode 10 – Dr. Emily Bray

Rethinking Adolescence

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Adolescence. We all know what it’s like. Raging hormones, wanting to be the center of attention, rebellion, risk-taking behavior–and those all-important social relationships. I’m talking about humans, but is it really so different in our dogs? Adolescence in dogs starts around six months of age (in females, it begins when they enter their first estrous).… Continue reading Rethinking Adolescence

The Terrible Teens – Adolescence in Dogs

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Over the years, I have been increasingly interested in adolescent dogs for a number of reasons. First, this is a hugely challenging period of time for dog guardians – and an age when many dogs are given up. It’s also probably a challenging time for the dogs themselves. That would explain why their behavior often… Continue reading The Terrible Teens – Adolescence in Dogs