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Chat & Chuckle with Sandra Grossmann of The Feline Consultant

Chat & Chuckle with Sandra Grossmann of The Feline Consultant

Join PPG Feline Division Chair Laura Cassiday and Joanna Wachowiak-Finlaison, also with the PPG Feline Division, as they chat and chuckle with Sandra Grossmann of The Feline Consultant about feline nutrition and feeding cats. Listen to the Podcast here on a choice of platforms. Or simply click ...
PPG Podcast with the PPG Advocacy Panel: Discussion #15 – Top Tips on How to Network and Spread the Mission

PPG Podcast with the PPG Advocacy Panel: Discussion #15 – Top Tips on How to Network and Spread the Mission

Join the Pet Professional Guild (PPG) Advocacy Panel for a discussion on Top Tips on How to Network and Spread the Mission Pet guardians and pet professionals, listen as panel members share ...
When Cat Guardians (and Their Cats) Are at the End of Their Rope, Bonnie Comes to the Rescue

When Cat Guardians (and Their Cats) Are at the End of Their Rope, Bonnie Comes to the Rescue

In our ongoing series of PPG member profiles, BARKS Magazine features Bonnie Still of Real World Cat Consulting in Harrisonville, Missouri.

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BARKS Podcast with the PPG Advocacy Panel: Discussion #14 – Dog Safety: Should It Be Taught in Schools? Is There a Public Safety Concern?

BARKS Podcast with the PPG Advocacy Panel: Discussion #14 – Dog Safety: Should It Be Taught in Schools? Is There a Public Safety Concern?

Dog Safety: Should It Be Taught in Schools? Is There a Public Safety Concern?   Join the Pet Professional Guild (PPG) Advocacy Panel for a discussion on Dog Safety: Should It Be Taught in Schools? Is There a Public Safety Concern?   Pet guardians and pet professionals, listen as panel ...
Chat & Chuckle with Dr. Lisa Radosta of Florida Veterinary Behavior Service

Chat & Chuckle with Dr. Lisa Radosta of Florida Veterinary Behavior Service

Join Niki Tudge, PPG Canine Committee chair Judy Luther and BARKS Magazine editor-in-chief Paula Garber as they Chat and Chuckle with Dr. Lisa Radosta, owner of Florida Veterinary Behavior Service and co-owner of The Real Dog Nerds, about pets with behavior problems requiring a veterinary ...
Meet a Dog Lover Who Pursued a Calling and Now Creates Wonderful R+ Transformations

Meet a Dog Lover Who Pursued a Calling and Now Creates Wonderful R+ Transformations

In our ongoing series of PPG member profiles, BARKS features Aaron Jones of AJ’s Waggin’ Train in Katy, Texas Aaron is a member of PPG’s Inclusivity Division and Shelter and Rescue Division, and he also serves on PPG’s Advocacy Panel. Q: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself, how you ...
Pet Professional Guild Announces 2023 Summit, Invites Proposals for Academic Sessions and Skill Labs

Pet Professional Guild Announces 2023 Summit, Invites Proposals for Academic Sessions and Skill Labs

Event to take place at the Arizona Humane Society in Phoenix, November 1-5 INVERNESS, Fla. – Sept. 29, 2022 – The Pet Professional Guild (PPG) has announced that its 2023 Summit will take place November 1-5, 2023, at the Arizona Humane Society in Phoenix. The in-person event will also be ...
Ask the Experts: How to Break Up With a Client

Ask the Experts: How to Break Up With a Client

  by Veronica Boutelle   Dear dogbiz, I pride myself on being able to work effectively with my clients, even when it’s tough. And generally, that’s what happens. Recently, however, I’ve been working with a new client and it’s become increasingly challenging.  There have been some ...
BARKS Podcast with Annie Phenix of Phenix Dogs

BARKS Podcast with Annie Phenix of Phenix Dogs

Join Niki Tudge as she Chats and Chuckles with Annie Phenix of Phenix Dogs about using emotion and connection in training, and much more! Annie’s new book, Positive Training for Aggressive and Reactive Dogs: Proven Techniques to Help Your Dog Recover from Fear and Anxiety and Enjoy Walks ...
BARKS Podcast with Dr. Kristina Spaulding of Science Matters Academy of Animal Behavior

BARKS Podcast with Dr. Kristina Spaulding of Science Matters Academy of Animal Behavior

Join Niki Tudge and PPG Canine Committee chair Judy Luther as they Chat and Chuckle with Dr. Kristina Spaulding of PPG corporate partner, Science Matters Academy of Animal Behavior about her new book, The Stress Factor in Dogs: Unlocking Resiliency and Enhancing Well-Being. Listen to the ...
Fun Canine Nose Work in the Shelter

Fun Canine Nose Work in the Shelter

Congratulations to Kristin Laurene! This post won runner up in the 2022 Canine Scent Writing Competition. It is definitely not a news flash to any dog owner that a dog’s sense of smell is its strongest. It is also not surprising to hear about dogs stuck in shelter environments getting bored ...
BARKS Podcast with the PPG Advocacy Panel: Discussion #13 – What Is Management, and Can It Be Enough in Helping Pet Owners?

BARKS Podcast with the PPG Advocacy Panel: Discussion #13 – What Is Management, and Can It Be Enough in Helping Pet Owners?

What Is Management, and Can It Be Enough in Helping Pet Owners?   Join the Pet Professional Guild (PPG) Advocacy Panel for a discussion on What Is Management, and Can It Be Enough in Helping Pet Owners? Pet guardians and pet professionals, we invite you to listen as panel members ...