Animal Welfare Institute Needs Our Help With Alicia Prygoski

In the 38th episode of the Social Dog podcast, Alicia Prygoski, joins Cindie and Marilyn. Prygoski is a fellow animal lover, former environmental lobbyist from Michigan, and she holds a law degree from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. Prygoski parlayed her lobbying experience and love of animals into a career advocating the better treatment […]

Reiki For Dogs with Kathleen Prasad

  In our sixth episode of our Social Dog Show podcast, we spoke with Kathleen Prasad. Kathleen’s is an Animal Reiki teacher internationally known for her pioneering work in the field of Animal Reiki. She founded Animal Reiki Source® (ARS) in 2004, which has grown from a small Animal Reiki private practice into a world-renowned teaching […]

11 Ways to LOVE your Dog

Taro the Shiba Inu

1. Show them you care by baking some HEALTHY treats from the “Dog-Gone Good Cookbook.” Research for yourself what is a healthy portion size for your pet’s food and the quantity/quality of treats. Do you know if your dog is overweight? Do the simple feel test around your pet’s rib cage. If you can’t feel […]

How to train your dog to give kisses

Dog kissing human

Giving kisses on command is a favorite dog trick for many people, especially children. It also happens to be one of the easiest tricks to train a dog to do. What You Need Some yummy treats are all that you need to train a dog to give kisses. Peanut butter or cream cheese works well […]

What is Fostering?

Basically pet fostering involves providing a temporary home for a rescued animal. As a foster family you provide love, attention, and care for the animal in your home while he /she waits to be adopted. The duration of the animals stay can be anywhere from a couple days to several months and during that time […]