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Respected dog trainer and social psychologist Zazie Todd is the author of Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy. She writes a column for Psychology Today and received the prestigious Captain Haggerty Award for Best Training Article in 2017.
In this interview Zazie reveals the some of the steps you can take to make your dog happy, as well as the science which backs up her recommendations. Zazie own dogs feature in and inform her work.
- Zazie Todd
Shelly Volsche is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Boise State University in the Department of Anthropology. She is the author of Voluntarily Childfree: Identity and Kinship in the United States.
When the Pope said recently that choosing to have pets instead of children is selfish and diminishes our humanity, it caught Julie's attention. She turned to Shelly to find out more about whether people are turning to pets instead of having human offspring, and
what the factors behind the decision are.
- Shellly Volsche
DogCast Radio now consists of 250 podcasts, plus video content, article, breed and book reviews and more. In a discussion which gets very emotional, Julie and Jenny look back at nearly 17 years of podcasting, and sharing the love of everything dog. From kickboxing Russian Terriers, to sneezing Bichon Frises, to encounters with Wolves, to being in the main arena of Crufts with Buddy, DogCast Radio has been a wonderful adventure.
Here's to many more adventures - and meeting many more dogs and their people.