A great outcome of owning a pet is finding a love for compassion towards all animals.
Caring for a dog is a bit of a learning curve. If you’re a first time dog owner, there are quite a few things you might not consider before bringing your four-legged friend home.
#62 Why the Animal Welfare Act Isn’t Working The idea of treating animals fairly didn’t somehow magically pop into policymaker’s minds in 1966, but that’s when we see the original Animal Welfare Act (AWA) passed by the United States government. Like many social justice initiatives, the work to pass the AWA started long before 1966, […]
It’s safe to say most dog owners know that there’s more than meets the eye to their canine companion. From time to time, we all ponder the extent to which our dogs understand us. We know, thanks to researchers and specialists, that the depths of a dog’s mind and soul go deeper than simple comprehension […]
It’s probable that most people would argue that animals deserve kindness, care, and love. Unfortunately, some fail to provide this to their pets, and the effects can be quite detrimental to the lives of many animals all over the United States. In a lot of low-income areas, some […]
#58 Xylitol Poisoning in Dogs More Than Doubled in 7 Years As a dog owner, it’s your responsibility to know what could cause harm to your pet. It’s easy to avoid giving your dog food that’s bad for its heart or body, but accidents can happen. In that case, it comes down to what you […]
As a dog owner, it goes without saying that we wish to be connected to our pets. In many cases, pets doesn’t even feel like the right word. Our dogs are family, and in many ways, help us through some of our happiest and most difficult times. There is […]
Episode #37: “Shelter of the Month” Austin Pets Alive By Elizabeth Lefelstein In episode #37 of The Social Dog podcast, our host Cindie Carter brings on Katera Berent – Communications & Events Manager at Austin Pets Alive (APA) – in our first installment of our “Shelter of the Month” series. Based in Austin Texas, the […]
Everyone Has the Ability to Communicate with Animals – Even You! By: Ballie Ward On a recent episode of the Social Dog podcast, we were joined by animal communication expert Dr. Maia Kincaid, a pioneer in the field of telepathic animal & nature communication. Maia came onto the show with an exciting claim: that everyone […]
Honor, Integrity and Sportsmanship, The cornerstone of the Westminster Dog Show with Christa Cook Doh Handler
By:Elizabeth Lefelstein Have you ever wondered what it would be be like to be a professional dog handler in the famous, Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show? Here on the Social Dog Podcast, we have too. Which is why, we are so excited to announce we’ve brought on a very special guest, Christa Cook for this […]