Tag Archives: DOG TALK

Get Working Dogs From Shelters – Not From European Breeders!

Why does the United States military – and various police departments around the country – continue to spend tens of thousands of dollars per dog to buy potential working dogs from Eastern Europe? Not long ago on DOG TALK® I spoke … Continue reading

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Is This Dog Dangerous? Shelters Struggle with Testing “Aggressive” Dogs

For decades, animal shelters have evaluated whether a dog was dangerously aggressive by poking a rubber hand attached to a pole into a dog’s food bowl while he was eating – then pulling the bowl away from him. If the … Continue reading

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Do You Want Your Public Radio Station to carry DOG TALK® (and Kitties, Too)?

  We had some wonderful news this week: DOG TALK® has joined the programming on Saturday mornings at 10 AM on a lovely new public radio station in upstate New York: WCSQ-LP 105.9 FM, known on air as “Radio Cobleskill.” … Continue reading

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Horsing Around With Your Dog!

One of the topics on this week’s Dog Talk® was a lively conversation I had with Marc Bekoff, the dog expert and educator, who has written too many impressive animal-oriented books to list! Marc is a fun and modest gentleman … Continue reading

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Cats In Quarantine

  Scary avian flu infects shelter cats in NYC After a mysterious outbreak of bird flu swept through New York City shelters earlier this month, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) opened an emergency quarantine … Continue reading

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