Animal Academy Podcast

Animal Academy Podcast


Latest Episodes

A Conversation with Chris Zink DVM, PhD, DACVP, DACVSMR
September 19, 2020

  Over the years as I’ve raised, trained and competed in sports with my dogs. I’ve learned lessons, some the hard way. At the same time there’s been growing research in the field of canine rehabilitation in sports medicine. I attended training,

The Journey of a Young Adult Dog Trainer: A Conversation with David Frasca
September 10, 2020

  One of the reasons why I started this podcast is because I enjoy talking with people. Hearing their unique stories and learning more about what brings them enjoyment, excitement and really, how they show up in the world.

Compassion Fatigue: A Conversation With Patricia Smith
August 31, 2020

  Welcome to another episode of the Animal Academy Podcast. Taking care of another living being requires us to give a part of ourselves including our hearts. When in a caregiver role over time, it’s common for people to lose themselves in their role an...

Roving Rovers & 4-H: A Conversation with Ella Palutis
August 20, 2020

  Welcome to another episode of the Animal Academy Podcast. During my podcast, we’ve talked about the power of the human-animal connection. When I used to show my dogs in competition, I was amazed at how many young people were also running their dogs.

On The Spot Dog Training: A Conversation with Marilyn Gaffney
August 13, 2020

  One of the consequences of the Corona-virus pandemic is people are adopting more animals, which means they are also trying to find obedience trainers. There are limited in- person classes and most have limited enrollment due to need for social distan...

Pandemic Puppy Training: A Conversation with Kama Brown
August 04, 2020

  I’ve noticed many people who have puppies or have recently adopted dogs. Maybe it’s due to the pandemic and you’re spending more time at home and think it’s a good time to add a furry member to your family. Whatever the reason,

Veterinary Cancer Research & Clinical Trials: A Conversation with Kim Selting, DVM
July 16, 2020

  One of the most devastating moments I’ve ever experienced is recognizing my pet wasn’t feeling well or something just didn’t seem right. It could be turning up their nose at food, not having as much energy or not playing like they had before.

Living With and Loving a Pet With Behavioral Problems – A Conversation with Kristin Buller, LCSW & Kelly Ballantyne, DVM
July 03, 2020

  Welcome everyone to another episode of the Animal Academy Podcast. The focus of this podcast has been on the many ways that animals make our lives whole and how they add many benefits to our quality of life. But,

PUPPIES! A Conversation with Tori Peacock
June 21, 2020

  Welcome to this episode of The Animal Academy Podcast. I’m excited to have this conversation wth my niece, Tori Peacock, who has just become the proud Mom of a Yorkie named Byron! I also recently added a Golden Retriever puppy named PJ to my househol...

Scratching Veterinary Itches: A Conversation with Wayne Boillat, DVM
May 20, 2020

  One of THE most important people in your pet’s life is their veterinarian. Establishing a positive and ongoing relationship with a veterinarian is so important. Just as we should follow up with our own health care,