Episode #22: Dealing with the Puppy Blues

Marissa MartinoPaws & Reward Podcast

Join me and Kayla Fratt in this episode of the Paws & Reward podcast as we talk about the 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 … Read More

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

Marissa MartinoPaws & Reward Podcast

an aggressive dog whose owner is working on An aggressive, biting dog is often an owner’s biggest nightmare. So what can you do? Get our best dog training tips for biting and aggression

I had the pleasure of bringing my dear friend Lisa Mullinax back on the Paws & Reward Podcast to share dog training tips for biting and aggression.  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, … Read More

Episode #16: Expectations of our Dogs Through the Lens of Research with Erin Jones

Marissa MartinoPaws & Reward Podcast

a couple and their dog sit by a river, discussing how human behavior impacts dog behavior

Join me on this episode of the Paws & Reward podcast as I catch up with Erin Jones of Merit Dog Training in Christchurch, New Zealand and learn more about her research on the human-dog relationship. Erin is a certified professional dog trainer and behavior consultant. She is currently getting her Ph.D. at the University of Canterbury. In today’s episode, … Read More

Episode #14: Human Behavior Change with Grisha Stewart

Marissa MartinoPaws & Reward Podcast

In today’s episode, Grisha Stewart, known for developing Behavior Adjustment Training (BAT), and I sat down to discuss how human behavior impacts dog behavior. 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. While we often start by thinking about behavior modification … Read More

Episode #13: Being an Advocate for Your Dog with Juliana Willems

Marissa MartinoPaws & Reward Podcast

In today’s episode of the Paws & Reward Podcast I have the pleasure of not only interviewing the lovely Juliana Willems but also talking about one of my favorite topics: being an advocate for your dog!  We started off the episode by defining what we mean by being your dog’s advocate. Juliana says, “For me, being an advocate for your … Read More