Pawsitively Dog-Powered
Reactive Dogs in Dog-Powered Sports Part 2

Reactive Dogs in Dog-Powered Sports Part 2

February 24, 2021

In this episode, we continue the conversation about reactive dogs in dog-powered sports. We discuss the difference between engage/disengage games and "on by" and how to handle distractions and triggers you encounter on the trail. We help you identify features of reactive dog friendly trails and know when you should muzzle.

We reference the following training protocols:

-Grasha Stewart BAT https://grishastewart.com/bat-overview/
-Emma Parsons Click to Calm https://www.clickertraining.com/node/343
-Alice Tong Engage Disengage https://www.clickertraining.com/reducing-leash-reactivity-the-engage-disengage-game
-Leslie McDevitt Control Unleashed http://www.controlunleashed.net/

Reactive Dogs in Dog-Powered Sports Part 1

Reactive Dogs in Dog-Powered Sports Part 1

February 10, 2021

Does your dog have BIG feelings about other dogs? Dog-powered sports like canicross and bikejoring are actually GREAT outlets for our reactive dogs, BUT specialized care is necessary! Come join me (Chelsea Murray ATDI, CPDT-KA, KPA-CTP with Pawsitive Futures) as I sit down to talk with Aly Lecznar CPDT-KSA, VSPDT of The Animal Scientist about reactive dogs in this sport. In this conversation, we talk about what reactivity is, management and training plans, what to do on the trail and more!

Sibersong’s Trail to the Iditarod

Sibersong’s Trail to the Iditarod

February 10, 2021

Ever wonder what it takes to get to the Iditarod? In this episode, we sit down with Jaye Foucher of Sibersong Sleddogs who is preparing to run her first Iditarod in 2022. From her first dog to building teams, dog training, breeding, survival training, and more. Get a look inside this long-distance race program and how Jaye made her dreams happen.

Mentioned in this episode: 
www.sibersong.com

Gain The Competitive Edge

Gain The Competitive Edge

February 10, 2021

In this episode, we are hanging out with Nancy Reyes who is a professional dog trainer and certified mental management instructor at her company For Your K9. As we get into the competition world, it is normal for us to have anxiety. But in order for us to be a good teammate for our dog, we need to learn how to improve our mindset and manage our stress. 

Mentioned in this episode: 
www.foryourk9.com

Welcome to Pawsitively Dog-Powered

Welcome to Pawsitively Dog-Powered

February 10, 2021

In our pilot episode of Pawsitively Dog-Powered, I introduce myself and explain the goals of this podcast. It's short and sweet. Get to know me and the kind of content you can expect to hear! 

Mentioned in this episode is Pawsitive Futures (Chelsea's company):
www.pawsitivefutures.com

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