Welcome dog lovers! Join us for our regular podcasts as we talk about all things dog as well as our journey and adventures within the business. We'll talk about all kinds of topics including training tips, breed advice and the day to day antics of our lovable Fetch dogs and how they never cease to make us smile.
Episode 36: Walking,Training,Grooming! Canine Collaboration With Pixie Paws and Pristine Pooches
31:06We’ve teamed up in this episode with Kerry from Pixie Paws and Vicki from Pristine Pooches where we’ll be discussing what it’s like to spend our days walking,training and grooming pooches. Gain an insight into our businesses and what it takes to break into the industry of dog care.
Episode 35: It’s MINE! Resource Guarding In Dogs: What To Do (And NOT Do)
28:42Resource guarding is when a dog becomes defensive in order to keep you away from a particular item or “resource” that they treasure. The resource can be food, treats, toys, a place, like a bed or favourite chair, or occasionally even a person. Stay tuned to this episode for valuable tips on how to tackle this ‘natural’ behaviour.
Episode 34: Excessive Dog Barking..Tips & Tricks
17:48Barking is natural for dogs, but sometimes barking can be a thing of excess, which can lead to frustrated owners, and sometimes neighbours. Generally, excessive or nuisance dog barking involves a dog repeatedly barking for prolonged periods of time that interfere with neighbors engaging being able to enjoy their own property. Everyone’s definition of what “excessive barking” is will look different but if you have a dog who is barking excessively there are things you can do to bring peace to your dog and quiet to your home.
Episode 33: How To Prepare Your Dog For Fireworks
16:06Loud or unexpected noises like fireworks or thunderstorms can be frightening for many dogs. For an owner, seeing your best friend distressed can be upsetting. But don’t worry, you’re not alone. Nearly half of dog owners have noticed this type of reaction in response to loud noises. The good news is there are several ways you can help your furball through it. We’ve outlined how to tell if fireworks are negatively impacting your dog, and what you can do about it.
Episode 32: Planning For A Second Dog? How To Ensure Pack Harmony
16:54So you’re thinking about adopting a second dog? Do you have a vision that both dogs will be best friends, play and run around the backyard together, then snuggle on the dog bed together at the end of the day? It's sometimes not as simple so stay tuned for tips and advice on how to create pack harmony.
Episode 31: Bringing Home Your Rescue Dog-The Critical First 3 Months!
24:38At Fetch, we frequently get asked about welcoming a new rescue dog in your home. It may be your first time adopting a shelter dog, and we understand the anxieties, worries, and excitement that come with! Deciding to rehome a dog is a major commitment and we have compiled together a couple of checklists to help ease the rehoming process.
Episode 30: Dog Behaviour & Human Pregnancy
16:51There's definitely a connection between dog behavior and human pregnancy. If you're pregnant and you've noticed some odd personality changes in your pet, and maybe even some undesirable behaviors, you're not alone. Human pregnancies really seem to affect some dogs. Find out why this happens and if will life ever return to normal.
Episode 29: Help! My Dog Barks At Everything-A Quiet Guide
24:59Most dogs are born to bark, but some breeds are louder or quieter than others. The chances are good that as a dog owner, barking is a part of your life. Of course you love them, but let’s be honest, their barking can sometimes drive you bananas. Thankfully, there are a few ways to control it, so if you have a dog who barks excessively, you’ll want to tune in to this episode to find out more..woof!