Host Michelle Huntting empowers listeners about everything dog.Michelle Huntting has earned two nationally recognized certifications in professional dog training. She is the founder of Kenyon Canine Institute. Michelle lives in North Carolina where she operates her training business Miss Belle's Etiquette School for Dogs.
Choosing a Skilled Dog Trainer04/06/2014 Duration: 25min
Ellen Mahurin, a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist will be joining Dog Talk's host Michelle Huntting to discuss what exactly to look for when hiring a skilled, qualified professional dog trainer.Ellen Mahurin earned her master's degree in animal behavior from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. She began pet behavior consulting under the name Clever Critters in 2004 in Knoxville, TN. Her business moved to Yorktown, VA in 2010. Ellen keeps up-to-date on scientific research in pet behavior and training. Her training methods effectively treat problem behavior, reduce stress for pets and people alike, foster inter-species communication and support the human-animal bond.
Toddlers & Dogs; Helping Families Grow Together21/05/2014 Duration: 29min
Dog Talk host, Michelle Huntting, will be joined by Jennifer Shryock to talk about the new dynamic for dogs as babies grow into toddlers.Jennifer Shryock is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC), owner of Family Paws™ LLC in Cary, NC and holds a degree in Special Education. Jennifer has written and spoken extensively about these topics. Her two programs, Dogs & Storks® and the Dogs & Toddlers™ have been featured in national media from The Wall Street Journal to TV and radio.As a Mother, dog behavior consultant and teacher…Jennifer recognized a need for support and education for these families and began building resources for new and expecting families through her own business Family Paws. A consistent need for this specialized service led to the creation of the highly endorsed international program Dogs & Storks® for expecting and adopting families and then years later Toddler & Dog™. All of these passions and ideas have led to the creation of Family Paws™ Parent Education now offering
Ask the Animals and They Will Teach You07/05/2014 Duration: 30min
Ask the Animals and They Will Teach YouBonnie Weimer Poirier, director of Ministry of St. Francis of Assisi, will be joning Dog Talk host, Michelle Huntting to discuss the spiritual influence that animals have in our lives.Bonnie Poirier is an ordained ministry in the Congregational Church. Pet ministers provide a variety of community services, including pet grief support, memorial services, prayer for animals who are sick or injured, being present at a clinic to comfort the bereaved, and providing support during surgery or euthanasia.
Puppy Rearing and Socialization23/04/2014 Duration: 33min
Jane Messineo Lindquist (Killion) will be joining Dog Talk host Michelle Huntting to discuss puppy socialization.Jane, author of When Pigs Fly, has spent the last 14 years creating a training system that works for "impossible" dogs. She now successfully helps others train their "impossible" dogs. Jane breeds Bull Terriers and has put dozens of titles on 7 Bull Terriers and 2 Australian Cattle dogs.
Six-Figure Pet Sitting09/04/2014 Duration: 29min
Six-Figure Pet SittingHave you ever thought about working as a pet sitter? Perhaps you are already in the field and want to learn how to make your business even better.Kristin Morrison, owner of Six-Figure Pet Sitting Academy and Dog Talk host, Michelle Huntting will be discussing how to create and grow your pet sitting business from an entirely new perspective. Kristin will share ideas of how to start a pet sitting business and how to create a pet business that works for your lifestyle and that meets your financial goals.Kristin Morrison is a business coach for pet sitters and dog walkers as well as the owner of a large pet sitting and dog walking business.