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

Episode #15: What Training Dogs Teaches Us About Life with Sarah Stremming

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In today’s episode, I am thrilled to catch up with Sarah Stremming of the Cognitive Canine. During this episode, we each share three life lessons we have learned from training our own dogs, working with clients and their dogs, and making careers of being behavior nerds. This conversation between us started when we were brainstorming our upcoming webinar series launching … Read More

Episode #14: Human Behavior Change with Grisha Stewart

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In today’s episode, Grisha Stewart, known for developing Behavior Adjustment Training (BAT), and I sat down to discuss human behavior change. Many of my clients make statements like, “I need training just as much as the dog does” and they are 100% accurate! This topic is really important, especially if our goal is to modify our dog’s behavior. We often … Read More

Episode #12: The Good Enough Dog with Nancy Tucker

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Join me interview Nancy Tucker about her brainchild, The Good Enough Dog. We explore why we place so much pressure on ourselves and our dogs, and how reframing our thoughts from “the good” dog to the “good enough” dog is one of the most powerful things we can do for ourselves and our canine companions.   Nancy, can you share with … Read More

Episode #11: Supporting Everyone’s Needs with Kayla Fratt

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In today’s episode, I hopped on the line with one of my old co-hosts of Canine Conversations, Kayla Fratt. Kayla Fratt owns Journey Dog Training and lives in Missoula, Montana. On the show, we discussed how to provide your dog with the necessary daily enrichment while also taking into consideration what you need from the relationship as a pet parent. … Read More

Episode #9: Living with Difficult Dogs with Lisa Mullinax

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Living with a dog that requires a lot of training and management can be really hard on the pet parent. Most people did not bring a dog into their home to take on a training challenge. Join me as I interview Lisa Mullinax, a behavior consultant in Seattle, discuss what life is like living with challenging dogs and what to … Read More

Episode #8: The Story of Raising A Puppy

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raising a puppy

In today’s episode, I get to interview one of my favorite clients. Noelle walks us through her journey of raising Finn, her goofy Vizsla puppy. Noelle talks about her favorite parts of raising a puppy, how she got through the challenges, and what she learned about herself throughout the process.  What was your favorite part about raising a puppy?  When … Read More