Pup Pup & AwayMay 18, 2023
Your Training Trains You Too
Choosing your training method could have some other “side effects” so be sure you pick the best one for you and your dog
May 18, 202312:50
The Most Common Training Mistakes Pt 2
Here are a few more common training mistakes a lot of people make
May 11, 202312:04
The Most Common Training Mistakes
Over 10 years, I’ve collected some of the most common mistakes my clients make. Maybe you’re making some too!
May 04, 202313:51
Enrichment: What you haven’t thought about
Let’s chat about the factors you should consider when planning your Sidekick’s enrichment schedule
Apr 27, 202313:01
Doggy Myth Busters!
Learn some new interesting facts the are contrary to what you’ve probably heard your entire life 🤯
Apr 20, 202316:46
This exercise is a GAME CHANGER
Start working this exercise into our training plan for more well-rounded obedience
Apr 13, 202311:19
Help! I hate my dog!
Ok, hate is obviously a strong word. But it got your attention! In this episode we talk about all the emotions of dog training because it can be frustrating and embarrassing when our dogs act a certain way
Apr 06, 202319:25
Tips for training in the real world
Spring has sprung! Which means you and your Sidekick might be out and about more. Here’s a few tips to make it successful and fun!
Mar 29, 202317:01
A conversation about fear/sensitive periods and how to help your dog through one
Sep 29, 202240:12
Sibling Rivalries pt. 2
Uh oh! Your dogs aren’t getting along. Here are some exercises and thoughts around mending the bond
Sep 15, 202228:13
Sibling Rivalries pt. 1
What’s the best way to introduce a dog to your dog and to your home? What are some good bonding activities? How to avoid developing dog-dog aggression
Sep 01, 202201:25:47
Daycare Topics Part II
Hear some random thoughts around daycare and some common behaviors that might be troublesome in a group setting
Aug 25, 202201:00:55
Debbie Downer Daycare Opinions
We talk about all the reasons daycare might not be the best option for your pup and why our daycare is better than most, if not all :)
Aug 18, 202201:12:57
What You’re Missing from your Training
If you’ve just listened to this podcast but never worked with a trainer, you’re missing out!
May 26, 202237:20
Make Bob Barker Proud- Spay and Neuter Your Pets!
Let’s have a chat about the benefits and drawbacks of spaying and neutering
May 12, 202201:01:57
Fearful dogs and my weird fears
Learn how to deal with your dogs fears and some of the irrational fears Steph has
Apr 28, 202201:02:09
Fact or Fiction
Maggie and I take turns trying to stump each other with facts. Grab a drink and play along with us!
Apr 21, 202219:26
Moving with your Dog
This week, we talk about exercises to set your dog up for success in your new home!
Apr 14, 202201:04:47
Don’t Break Your Puppy
Exercises to do as soon as you bring your puppy home
Apr 07, 202256:17
Puppy Mill Nightmares
What is A Puppy Mill and why you shouldn’t buy from one
Apr 01, 202253:43
Who is Maggie?
We now have a co-host of the pawdcast!
Mar 31, 202210:22
Along Comes Baby Pt. 2
Following last episode's discussion, we talk about exercises to do in the thrid trimester to prep your dog for arrival of your baby and how to have a better introduction.
Mar 25, 202201:08:23
Along Comes Baby Pt. 1
Take a listen as I talk with 4 expecting parents in how to get their pups ready for their first two-legged edition to the fam
Mar 10, 202201:07:45
We often make our dogs do things by physically forcing them. Here’s how I got my dog to be a better team player in those moments and how it boosted her confidence
Mar 03, 202221:21
Do’s and Don’t’s of Puppy Socialization
Your puppy’s socialization period im can be fun and exciting! But let’s make sure you’re focusing on all the right things
Feb 24, 202235:33
Cujo in the Car- Car Reactivity
How can we focus on training reactivity in the specific location of the car
Feb 11, 202230:21
Walk the Walk- All about Walking Tools
From leashes to harnesses and more- learn some pros and cons of regular walking tools and which ones I recommend
Feb 03, 202224:10
Here are my top puppy tips and how you can get your puppy questions answered
Jan 20, 202236:14
HELP! My dog goes CRAZY on leash!
Sounds like you’re experiencing leash reactive reactivity! Learn what it is and how to train against it
Jan 13, 202242:38
Doggy Myth Busters
Here are 10 common myths I hear often and have some things to say about!
Dec 30, 202121:22
Fireworks. Loud noises. Oh shit! Oh my!
Gets some tips on how to prevent your dog creating a negative response to fireworks or how to manage the occasion
Dec 23, 202120:08
MCT-The Magic Ingredients to an Effective Training Plan
Your dog isn’t stubborn! Just confused! Which means you’re probably missing one of these three things
Dec 16, 202122:05
Just Push Play- What Healthy Dog Play Looks Like
We’ve all seen dogs play, but do we truly understand what’s going on. Find out some signs of good play, as well as what to look out for and how to make sure your dog is having a great play session
Dec 09, 202134:40
Meet Me at the Dog Park- Dog Park Etiquette
Today we chat about all the good and bad about dog parks. Learn some easy DOs and DONTs to help every visit be a blast
Dec 02, 202130:42
Calm your Pits- Natural Calming Aids
A conversation all about calming aids to assist in desensitization and counter conditioning of fear triggers
Nov 18, 202124:02
Too Stressed to be Blessed
What does Fear, Stress and Anxiety look like for our dogs and how can we help them
Nov 11, 202125:52
Shut Yo’ Mouth- A Conversation about Muzzles
Why muzzles make a great training tool and how to train your dog to use one
Nov 04, 202111:59
The 4 Quadrants of Training
What types of dog training methods are out there and why Positive Reinforcement is scientifically more effective
Oct 28, 202127:56
The Culture Clash
A discussion about how human culture and doggy culture don’t always align
Oct 21, 202136:38
Holy crap! Our first episode! I’m Stephanie Garza- certified dog trainer and canine behaviorist. Join me as we talk about dogs, dog training, and all things dog!
Oct 14, 202110:44