Lately I've discovered the joy of listening to podcasts in my car. While I download non-dog-related episodes as well (This American Life, Snap Judgment), what I enjoy the most are the canine-centric. I can't think of a better way to spend my commute time than to learn even more about my favorite four-footed companion! These are the ones I listen to most frequently:
Keep the Tail Wagging - Kimberly's podcast is the one that started it all and had me searching for more of these wonderful audio installments about dogs. I get so excited whenever I see there is a new episode and can't wait to hear what she's been up to with her two sets of littermates: adults Sydney and Rodrigo and puppies Scout and Zoey as well as learning about raw feeding and raising dogs naturally. It's like a 20 minute chat with a fellow dog lover, and in fact I was interviewed for Episode 15, which was so much fun!
The Great Dog Adventure - This podcast is hosted by Fern Camacho, a dog trainer, rescue advocate and owner of a 13 year old pit bull, Hailey. I find this one wonderfully informative, as Fern brings guest experts on the show to talk about everything from the loss of a pet to making the best choice's for your dog's diet.
Victoria Stilwell Positively Podcast - Victoria Stilwell is a positive-reinforcement trainer famous for her television program "It's Me or the Dog." I enjoy listening to her English lilt and her encouraging advice for solving behavioral problems, as well as topics such as canine allergies.
Doggy Dog World Radio - This podcast is hosted by trainer and author Liz Palika, and it's one I've just started listening to. She brings guest speakers on and it is akin to sitting around with your dog buddies talking about issues and experiences. I recently listened to the episode on the loss of a dog and I appreciated its depth and honesty as the host and guests talked about their own grieving processes.
Do More With Your Dog - Host Kyra Sundance is a stunt dog trainer and founder of the Trick Dog Title Program . Her podcast features training tips and friendly discussion with co-host Abbey Hood. They can get a little off-track sometimes but as trick-training is one of favorite hobbies with Ruby, I usually garner something useful from each episode.
Do you have a favorite dogcast you'd like to share?