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Raising and Training Puppies with Dr. Sarah Kassing

Raising and Training Puppies with Dr. Sarah Kassing

November 30, 2022

Raising puppies responsibly is a lot of work. To add in harness training can seem overwhelming with so many mixed messages on the internet. In this episode join Chelsea and she sits down to talk with musher and DVM Sarah Kassing about the science behind puppy growth and development and some key considerations you should make while raising your next sled dog. 

Resources Mentioned in This Episode: 
Weight Chart: 
https://petobesityprevention.org/pet-weight-check
Dr. Darryl Mills Study Review:
https://www.mylamedog.com/post/what-is-the-logic-behind-not-exercising-puppies-until-the-growth-plates-are-closed 

Learn more about Chelsea's Virtual Dog-Powered Sports Classes: 
https://www.pawsitivefutures.com/onlinecourses

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To connect with Sarah Kassing more you can follow her at:
Bikejoring Western USA - Facebook Group
Bikejoring Eastern USA - Facebook Group
Dark Sky Racing Kennels - Facebook Page

Vet Physio with Steph Evans

Vet Physio with Steph Evans

November 16, 2022

Vet Physios work with dogs not only to help rehab injuries but also to prevent them from happening. Join Chelsea in a chat with Steph Evans from Vet Phys Pro as they talk about fitness programs, warm up and cool downs, and how you can easily add routines into your life- and have fun with them! 

Learn more about Chelsea's Virtual Dog-Powered Sports Classes:
https://www.pawsitivefutures.com/onlinecourses

Support this podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/PawsitivelyDogPowered

You can connect with Steph and VetPhysPro here:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/dogmum/?ref=share
https://www.facebook.com/vetphyspro 
www.VETPHYSPRO.com 

Bikejoring with Viktor Sinding-Larsen

Bikejoring with Viktor Sinding-Larsen

November 2, 2022

Viktor is a world champion in sled dog sports. He sits down with Chelsea to talk about his experiences working with sled dogs and how he trains competitively for bikejoring and keeps himself and his dogs in top shape. 

Learn more about Chelsea's Virtual Dog-Powered Sports Classes:
https://www.pawsitivefutures.com/onlinecourses

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Secrets of Success with Lena Boysen Hillestad

Secrets of Success with Lena Boysen Hillestad

April 20, 2022

Success is a big word that encompasses a lot of hard work, specialized training plans, and a strong relationship with your dog. In this episode, I sit down with 25x world champ Lena Boysen Hillestad to talk about her lifelong passion of mushing sports and how she centers her training and dog care. 

Learn more about Chelsea's Virtual Dog-Powered Sports Classes:
https://www.pawsitivefutures.com/onlinecourses

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You Can Connect with Lena on Her Social Accounts:
https://www.instagram.com/lenaboysenhillestad/
https://www.facebook.com/lenabh
musher@frisurf.no

Tales from the Trails

Tales from the Trails

April 6, 2022

Some of our recent podcast members share some adventurous stories from their times on the trails. Life with dogs is certainly an adventure! 

Learn more about Chelsea's Virtual Dog-Powered Sports Classes:
https://www.pawsitivefutures.com/onlinecourses

Support this podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/PawsitivelyDogPowered

Lessons from a Mentor with Cruz Schubert

Lessons from a Mentor with Cruz Schubert

March 23, 2022

Having a nearby mushing community is a wonderful learning tool. But living without a local community doesn't mean you will be without access to quality mentoring! In this episode I sit down with musher, Siberian Husky breeder, and passionate mentor Cruz Schubert to talk about some of the early lessons she helps relay to her mentees. 

Learn more about Chelsea's Virtual Dog-Powered Sports Classes:
https://www.pawsitivefutures.com/onlinecourses

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Mentioned in this episode:
Cruz's Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/cruzlin.schubert
Heartland Musher's Association:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/574185956020351

Fitness for Mushers with Laurie Meyer

Fitness for Mushers with Laurie Meyer

March 9, 2022

While we often think about how to improve our dog's training skills and fitness, we don't often address the other half of the team. Spending time focusing on our own fitness goals can dramatically improve our ability to enjoy and thrive in this sport. In this episode, I sit down with musher and fitness enthusiast Laurie Meyer to talk about how we can be better for our dogs.

Learn more about Chelsea's Virtual Dog-Powered Sports Classes:
https://www.pawsitivefutures.com/onlinecourses

Support this podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/PawsitivelyDogPowered

Connect with Laurie: https://www.facebook.com/laurie.meyer.31

Adding a New Dog to Your Home and Team with Katie Sipple, IAABC-ADT

Adding a New Dog to Your Home and Team with Katie Sipple, IAABC-ADT

January 26, 2022

Building healthy and long-lasting relationships between dogs can be an art form. For small growing teams, maintaining positive relationships indoors and on the trails is essential. In this episode I sit down with fellow dog trainer Katie Sipple, and we talk about how to introduce a new dog into your home and how to avoid fights and conflict.

Learn more about Chelsea's Virtual Dog-Powered Sports Classes:
https://www.pawsitivefutures.com/onlinecourses

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Mentioned in this episode:

Sled Dogs in the Movies

Sled Dogs in the Movies

January 12, 2022

There's a lot more to sled dogs than just running on the trails! These owners also train their dogs for movies and tv! Join us for a panel discussion on the audition process, life on set, skill-building, some special BTS and more! See if your dog has what it takes to be a star.

Learn more about Chelsea's Virtual Dog-Powered Sports Classes:
https://www.pawsitivefutures.com/dog-poweredsports

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Selecting and Outfitting a Sled with Carissa Daniels

Selecting and Outfitting a Sled with Carissa Daniels

December 29, 2021

Are you ready to dive into some more fun in the snow? Even with one dog you can get out for some fun with sleds. But choosing your sled carefully and being mindful about safety is essential for your winter adventures. 

In this episode I sit down with friend and sprint musher Carissa Daniels and we talk all about how to choose the right sled or kicksled for your team and additional equipment, training, and race prep that our winter sports can demand.

Learn more about Chelsea's Virtual Dog-Powered Sports Classes:
https://www.pawsitivefutures.com/dog-poweredsports

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