Fenzi Dog Sports Podcast
By Melissa Breau
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Published every other Friday, the Fenzi Dog Sports Podcast is brought to you by the Fenzi Dog Sports Academy. Each episode of the Fenzi Dog Sports Podcast will feature an interview with a leading name in the competitive dog sports training world, talking in depth about issues that often get overlooked by traditional training methods.
||CleanE33: Laura VanArendonk Baugh - "Social, Civil, and Savvy"||Author and KPA trainer Laura VanArendonk Baugh and I chat about her two books and what socialization means to her.||10/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE32: Loretta Mueller - "Managing a Multi-dog Household"||Thinking about getting a second dog? Have several already? Loretta and I chat about training that can help manage a multi-dog household.||10/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE31: Barbara Currier - "Agility Handling"||Barbara Currier and I talk OMD handling techniques, technology and service dogs, and delve into her philosophy when it comes to dog training.||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE30: Donna Hill - "Training Service Dog Skills"||Donna and I talk about training service dog skills and cue concepts it's important to understand.||9/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE29: Cassia Turcotte - "Channeling Instinct & Drive"||This week we talked to Cassia Turcotte about positive gun dog training and channeling a dog's natural instincts and drives into behaviors for competition sports.||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE28: Sue Yanoff - "Canine Sports Medicine for Performance Dogs"||DVM Sue Yanoff comes on the podcast to talk about sports medicine for performance dogs, and her upcoming class on the topic at FDSA!||9/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE27: Chrissi Schranz - "Finding Time to Train"||Today we talk training with Chrissi Schranz, including how to find time to train and the skills that go into a perfect pet!||9/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE26: Nancy Tucker - "Behavior training"||Nancy and I talk about the roles of emotions in training, and how to modify behaviors when they are tied to strong emotions in our dogs.||8/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE25: Heather Lawson - "Life skills and Training Concepts"||Heather Lawson chats with me about why life skills are important for our sports dogs, and some of the advanced training concepts that they're capable of learning.||8/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE24: Melissa Chandler - "Nosework, Parkour, and Training Soft Dogs"||Melissa Chandler talks about building confidence in soft dogs with nosework and the new "urban agility" -- Parkour.||8/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE23: Kamal Fernandez - "Motivation & Control"||Internationally renowned seminar presenter Kamal Fernandez chats about balancing motivation and control, heelwork, and teaching dogs to fly.||8/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE22: Amy Johnson - "A Snapshot At A Time"||Taking photos of sports dogs||8/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE21: Lori Stevens - "Behavior, Movement, Health and Learning"||From canine fitness to TTouch, we take a look at how animal behavior, movement, learning, fitness, and health interact with Lori Stevens.||7/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE20: Debbie Gross - "Canine Fitness + Rehab"||Today we talk canine fitness and rehabilitation with Dr. Debbie Gross Torraca, who has been in practice for the last 17 years!||7/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19: Be Your Dog's Superhero with Denise Fenzi||A replay of Denise's welcome talk from camp plus a Q&A with Denise herself!||7/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: Interview with Laura Waudby - "Building a Strong Foundation"||Service dog trainer and FDSA-teach Laura Waudby talks Fenzi TEAM titles and more.||7/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Interview with Sara Brueske - "Disc dog training"||Sara Brueske competes in disc dog events, and is the 2016 overall UpDog International Champion as well as the 2017 UpDog Freestyle Champion. And her dogs earn their keep - Sara and her dogs perform over 400 shows a year at Purina Farms in Missouri, where||6/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterview with Amanda Nelson - "Distance in Agility and Teaching Confidence"||SHOW NOTES: Summary: Amanda Nelson has been traveling the country and teaching seminars for 20+ years teaching all levels of agility, with nearly all dog breeds. She focuses on teaching teamwork and how to create a strong connection between dog...||6/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Interview with Andrea Harrison - "the Human Half"||Andrea specializes in working with the human half of the dog sports team; we talk ring nerves, motivation, planning, and self care.||6/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Interview with Deb Jones - "Focus and Foundations in Dog Training"||SHOW NOTES: Summary: Dr. Deborah Jones is a psychologist who specializes in theory and social behavior and teaches those subjects full time at Kent State University. An early innovator in the use of clicker training, she has owned and...||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Interview with Mariah Hinds - "Teaching Reliability & Self Control"||SHOW NOTES: Summary: Mariah Hinds’ love affair with dogs and fascination with their behavior began young. She’s wanted to be a dog trainer since she was eight years old. She’s now been training dogs and teaching people for more than...||6/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Interview with Julie Flanery - "How Dogs Learn"||Julie Flanery has been working professional with dogs and their handlers since 1993. Today she specializes in Musical Freestyle and Rally FrEe, which combines Freestyle with Rally.||5/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Interview with Amy Cook||We talk about whether dogs can feel jealousy, puppy raising, and the TWO best pieces of training advice she's ever heard.||5/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Interview with Julie Symons||How one dog trainer is proving it's possible to have and do it all.||4/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 09: Interview with Julie Daniels||A look at adolescent dogs||4/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 08: Interview with Stacy Barnett||An introduction to training Scent work sports||3/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 07: Interview with Sue Ailsby||SHOW NOTES: Summary: Sue Ailsby has done a little bit of everything when it comes to dog sports -- from water trials to herding -- but is particularly well known for her Levels training program. In this episode we talk about how that program came to...||3/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 06: Interview with Nancy Gagliardi Little||Talking AKC Obedience with a retired obedience judge||3/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 05: Interview with Loretta Mueller||Why one size does not fit all in dog training||2/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 04: Interview with Shade Whitesel||Shade specializes in training IPO with positive training techniques; as such, she places a lot of emphasis on communicating clearly with your dog -- we talk about that and the importance of building out your training toolbox.||2/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 03: Interview with Hannah Branigan||Building a Strong Sports Training Foundation||1/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 02: Interview with Sarah Stremming||Tackling Over Arousal in the Competition Dog, including the 4 things you should consider before beginning any behavior modification program.||1/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 01: Interview with Denise Fenzi||Using an R+ Philosophy in Life||12/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 00: New Podcast Coming Soon!||Announcing the new Fenzi Dog Sports Podcast -- coming soon to a podcast app near you.||12/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Fun and Informative
Melissa does a great job interviewing accomplished guests. Filled with useful insights and funny anecdotes.
I love hearing from these class instructors!
Training insights and things to consider.
Another way to learn from top dog trainers
I'm excited that the Fenzi Academy has another venue to educate about progressive, effective dog training methods. If you're a fellow behavior geek, especially if you're into dog sports, this podcast is for you.