Episode #25: The Punishment Fallacy with Michael Baugh

Marissa MartinoPaws & Reward Podcast

Join me for episode 25 where Michael Baugh of Michael’s Dogs Behavior Group and I talk about holistic approaches to behavior concerns. Sometimes it can feel like we’re climbing an uphill battle and our first instinct could be to punish in order to make a behavior stop. However, without addressing the root concern, punishment can often make the underlying issue … Read More

Episode #23: Getting a New Puppy with Debbie Martin

Marissa MartinoPaws & Reward Podcast

Join me interview Licensed Veterinary Technician, Debbie Martin on her journey of getting a new puppy. We discuss when the time is right, how to integrate the puppy into a household with other dogs, and how to plan ahead before the puppy arrives. Having a puppy is a lot of work and there is a lot to prioritize. Debbie shares … Read More

Episode #22: Dealing with the Puppy Blues

Marissa MartinoPaws & Reward Podcast

Join me and Kayla Fratt talk about puppy blues, what it is, why it happens to many pet parents, and how to take care of everyone involved during this very important time of your dog’s life. It’s very common for people to be so excited about getting a puppy and it’s even more common for that excitement to quickly turn … Read More

Episode #20: Help! My Dog Bit Someone with Lisa Mullinax

Marissa MartinoPaws & Reward Podcast

I had the pleasure of bringing my dear friend Lisa Mullinax back on the show. In the previous episode we recorded and released: Ep #9: Living with your Difficult Dog, we briefly talked about experiences we had when our dogs escalated to biting. During this episode, we go into detail about our personal experiences, what we learned, and how we … Read More

Episode #18: Support for Reactive Dog Clients with Rachel Laurie Harris

Marissa MartinoPaws & Reward Podcast

In today’s episode, I have the pleasure of interviewing Rachel Laurie Harris of A Good Feeling Dog Training in Denver CO about leash reactivity. We talk about the many, necessary skills both the pet parent and the dog need in order to be successful in navigating this behavior concern. Some of these skills include training mechanics, reading body language, staying … Read More