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Zen of Dog Ownership

Be the owner your dog deserves. Zen of Dog Ownership is an educational podcast created and curated exclusively for dog owners who want to know more about their dogs and how to be the best owner they can be. Join Dog Owners Collective

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4th of July and dogs
4th of July (in the USA) likely to be a super stressful for many of the dogs. On this episode I want to provide some help to dog owners with their dog's anxiety with fireworks. Zen of Dog Ownership podcast is produced by Dog Owner's Academy. Click Here to Schedule Your FREE Consult Click Here to Become a Guest  Click Here to Follow Us on Instagram 
15:45 06/29/2022
Boarding your dog
We all need to board our dogs some time, and this doesn't have to be stressful at all. On this episode Turk covers the boarding options for you, and give some pointers to make sure whether you decide on dog sitter coming to your home or you take your dog to a boarding facility you can feel confident with your decision knowing your dog is well cared for.   Zen of Dog Ownership podcast is produced by Dog Owner's Academy. Click Here to Schedule Your FREE Consult Click Here to Become a Guest  Click Here to Follow Us on Instagram 
22:34 06/28/2022
Let's Talk About Dog Parks
Dog parks are like play ground for our dogs, but often because of the cluless people and their dogs they get a bad wrap. There are some simple steps you can take to make sure your visits to the dog park is an exciting event  rather than cause for expensive vet bills. To join the conversation visit our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/dogownerscollective
17:22 01/25/2022
Zen of Dog Ownership-All About Grooming
Does every dog need grooming ? How often should you wash your dog? What happens if you shave your Huskie? What questions should you ask to a potential groomer(s) before they "go to work" on your dog?  These are some of the questions we asked to our guest Paola Anderson on this episode. Paola S. Anderson is a pet professional, pet industry educator and influencer with over 18 years of experience. She is the owner of Laguna Pet Spa from Laguna Hills, CA and a Pet Health care advocate who coaches and teaches in both Spanish and English. Paola has worked in 7 different countries, founded a non-profit organization to help animals around the world, worked with thousands of Pet Care Professionals and saved countless animals. LINKS MENTIONED on this episode https://www.lagunapetspa.com https://www.facebook.com/lagunapetspa https://www.instagram.com/lagunapetspa/ https://www.inspirationdog.com https://www.facebook.com/soulsthatmatter https://www.instagram.com/inspiration_dog  
58:41 12/21/2021
Service Dog Blue Helping Veteran with PTSD. Bob Macpherson
On this episode we are talking about PTSD and How a service dog named Blue is helping Bob a career infantry officer in the U.S. Marines help a normal life. Robert Macpherson is a writer, aid worker, and career infantry officer in the U.S. Marines with service in Vietnam, Iraq, and Somalia. After retiring as a Colonel, he enjoyed a second career with the humanitarian organization CARE. He lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife, Veronica and service dog, Blue. Follow The Service Dog Blue Instagram Buy Bob's Book and Connect with Bob Support Southeastern Guide Dogs Veterans! You're Not Alone. VA Mental Health Join Our Community
57:51 11/02/2021
Zen of Dog Ownership Interview with Tyler Muto
Tyler Muto, a Rochester, NY native, is an internationally renowned dog trainer, entrepreneur, and advisor, who has had a life long passion for training dogs. Tyler’s expertise and innovation in the dog training world had begun to attract national and international attention. He decided to open the K9 Connection Dog Training Center in Downtown Buffalo, where he still serves as training director, supervising multiple full time trainers. LINKS: https://tylermuto.com https://www.considerthedog.com
61:25 10/19/2021
Pandemic Puppies | Separation Anxiety
  Separation Anxiety   There is a jump on the number of Separation Anxiety cases during C-19 Lockdown. Many calling this phenomenon  “Pandemic Puppies.”  This episode is all about Separation Anxiety. What are the causes, How to Prevent it. How to help a dog with Separation Anxiety. Your host is Turk Akbay. The founder of Off Leash Dog Training TM, inventor of Train as you live TM dog training method, and the creator of Dog Owners' Collective. Links For This Episode. Zen Of Dog Ownership Podcast Dog Owners' Collective Want to a Guest? Got Show Ideas?  
13:22 08/31/2021
Zen of Dog Ownership-Doggy Dan
Doggy Dan Interview This week we welcome Doggy Dan. Dan is the founder of The Online Dog Trainer, a wildly successful online training program for dog owners. With years of experience working with every type of behavioral dog issue and every breed and age of dog nothing is too tricky for him to help with. Over the last decade alone he has helped over 57,000 people successfully train their dogs and puppies using the exact methods found in The Online Dog Trainer Program.
54:55 08/24/2021
Service Dogs Demystified
Training Your Service Dog Barbara Phillips used to train service dogs for an organization. When she recognized the enormous gap between time spent training the service dogs, and training the actual owners who will be ultimately living with these service animals she created Key Stone Handler Academy.  She now teaches people how to train their own service dog. On this episode we talked about rules and regulations, and differences about Service Dogs, and Emotional Support Animals and why and how can someone train their own service dog. Keystone Handler Academy can be reached here: https://k9altability.com
34:22 08/10/2021
Being the owner your dog deserves
If you asked 1000 dogs if they think they need "dog training" or not  what do you think they would say ? I bet they wouldn’t even understand the question. Training??? For what????  To be a dog ???? On this episode I want to bring to your attention  before you start barking orders to your dog, if you get your head in the right place then, your life with your  becomes a rewarding bounding experience for both you and your dog. Stop having a confrontational battle where you human always have to win, but become “the trusted guide” for your dog to follow. Doesn’t that sound much better to you? Enjoy the episode. Zen of Dog Ownership Podcast  by Dog Owner’s Academy | Be the owner your dog deserves ™ IG:https://www.instagram.com/dogownerscollective/ ClubHouse: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/dog-owners-collecti * * GOT  SHOW SUGGESTIONS? * *  Email: Ideas@ZenfOfDogOwnership.com SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHOW https://zenofdog.libsyn.com HOSTS Turk Akbay @TurkAkbay Jill Akbay @JillAkbay Zen of Dog Ownership Podcast. Is created, and curated exclusively for the people who want a deeper, more meaningful relationship with their dogs.   We bring you the real-life based information about being the owner your dog deserves None of the show decisions are made based on paid promotions or kickbacks. Join Dog Owners' Collective
18:12 08/03/2021
Integrative Medicine for Dogs - Interview withPatrick Mahaney
an Interview with Patrick Mahaney Dr Patrick Mahaney is a veterinarian (VMD), certified veterinary acupuncturist (CVA), and certified veterinary journalist (CVJ) from West Hollywood CA. He has been practicing as a veterinarian since 1999. In addition to Western (conventional) veterinary practice, Patrick offers acupuncture and traditional Chinese veterinary medicine and have been doing so since 2006. On this episode  Patrick shared his journey from Western medicine to integrative medicine, and lots of useful important information anyone who is interested in integrative medicine for their dogs need. Links Mentioned On This Episode Patrick Mahaney IG/ @ Patrick Mahaney Twitter @ Patrick Mahaney   Zen of Dog Ownership Podcast by Dog Owners’ Collective | Be the owner your dog deserves ™ Follow us on Instagram  Join us on ClubHouse * * GOT SHOW SUGGESTIONS ? * * * * Email: Ideas@ZenfOfDogOwnership.com * * SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHOW * * HOSTS Turk Akbay @TurkAkbay Jill Akbay @JillAkbay * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Zen of Dog Ownership Podcast. Is created, and curated exclusively for the people who want a deeper, more meaningful relationship with their dogs. We bring you the real-life based information about being the owner your dog deserves None of the show decisions are made based on paid promotions or kickbacks. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
47:09 07/13/2021
Acupuncture for dogs ??? Is it a real thing?
Acupuncture has been healing people and animals for thousands of years.  On this episode we interviewed an acupuncture expert.  Dr. Barbara Butchko of Meridian Mobile Vet from Charlotte,NC.  Does acupuncture work?  Should your dog get acupuncture treatment? What types of issues can be resolved with acupuncture? What to expect from acupuncture treatment? and lots of other questions were answered. Dr. Butchko graduated from the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. When she was exposed to veterinary acupuncture for the first time she realized the limitations of conventional veterinary medicine and the value of a more holistic approach. She received her acupuncture certification (CVA) from The Chi Institute in 2013. She is also a certified veterinary food therapist (CVFT) and is working toward her certification in Chinese herbal medicine. When Dr. Butchko is not making house calls, she is spending time with her husband and her adorable rescue dog, Madeleine. Dr. Butchko takes every opportunity to hike and backpack. Her other interests include meditation practice and vegan cooking. Links Mentioned On This Episode Dr Butchko Web SIte: meridianmobilevet.com Contact: drbutchko@meridianmobilevet.com Facebook @ meridianmobilevet
33:48 07/06/2021
How to select the best dog for you
Getting a dog is 10-16 years long commitment. If you're considering whether you should get a dog or not, or if you're trying to figure out what is the best dog for you, then listen to this episode. Zen of Dog Ownership Podcast by Dog Owners’ Collective | Be the owner your dog deserves ™ www.DogOwnersCollective.com Follow us on Instagram  Join us on ClubHouse * * GOT SHOW SUGGESTIONS ? * *  Email: Ideas@ZenfOfDogOwnership.com * * SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHOW * *  * * HOSTS * *  Turk Akbay @TurkAkbay Jill Akbay @JillAkbay Zen of Dog Ownership Podcast. Is created, and curated exclusively for the people who want a deeper, more meaningful relationship with their dogs. We bring you the real-life based information about being the owner your dog deserves None of the show decisions are made based on paid promotions or kickbacks.
10:06 06/29/2021
Tricks of the Dog Food Industry
Do you know what ingredients go into your dog's food? I begun reading my dog's food labels right after recording this episode with Kathleen Langley of Paw Tree. On this episode Kathleen shares  little tricks dog food industry pulls that most of us are unaware of.  Using just one word on packaging allows them legally reduce what looks like the main ingredient into just 3% of the ingredients. Links Mentioned On This Episode Kathleen Langsdale (205) 223-8646 Pawtree.com/HealthyPet HealthyPetPro@Gmail.com IG: PawTalkWithKathleen  
47:13 06/22/2021
Cooking Your Dog's Food @Home with Dr. Jessica Fusch
For the last a few years we make our dogs' food at home.   If you're thinking about making your dog's food at home or just curious about why/how to make your dog's food at home look no further than today's guest Dr. Jessica Fusch. Founder of Key Veterinary Care in Florida. I met Dr. Fusch online when she was a guest speaker on the subject of dog nutrition and how to start making your dog's food at home. So I invited her to share her knowledge with us here. Not only does she offer mobile vet care, she is also a podcaster and a host of her own YouTube Channel. Links Mentioned In This Episode Jessica Fusch https://keyvetcare.com/ Key Veterinary Car Facebook Page Instagram Farmers Market Fido YouTube  drjessicafusch.com/webinar drjessicafusch.com/diydogfood 
55:26 06/15/2021
How to Find the Best Dog Trainer: Part 3. Interview Ryan Matthews
We're concluding How to find the best dog trainer series with K-9 Mentalist Ryan Matthews. I met Ryan while I was attending the first school to become a dog trainer. We quickly became great friends, and in time we became "brothers from other parents."   We wanted to concluded the series with Ryan, because of our close relationship and how often we talk about dog training, I thought this would be the richest (with insider info) episode. Links Mentioned On This Episode Ryan Matthews @IamRyanMatthews FREE Gift from Ryan Matthews www.bit.ly/10dogsecrets www.worldofdogtraining.com
41:19 05/31/2021
How to find a best dog trainer for your dog Part 2
We continue How to find the best dog trainer series with the visionary owner of Paws & Possibilities. Kim Greco. Before training dogs, Kim trained horses, dolphins, polar bears, and professional animal trainers. We invited her to discuss dog training techniques and philosophies to help you find the best dog trainer for your dog and your family. Zen of Dog Ownership Podcast by Dog Owners' Collective Be the owner your dog deserves  www.DogOwnersCollective.com >ClubHouse: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/dog-owners-collecti * * GOT SHOW SUGGESTIONS ? * * * * Email:Â Ideas@ZenfOfDogOwnership.com * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHOW https://zenofdog.libsyn.com * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * HOSTS Turk Akbay @TurkAkbay Jill Akbay @JillAkbay * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Zen of Dog Ownership Podcast. Is created, and curated exclusively for the people who want a deeper, more meaningful relationship with their dogs. We bring you the real-life based information about being the owner your dog deserves None of the show decisions are made based on paid promotions or kickbacks. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * ON THIS EPISODE * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Paws and Possibilities FB:https://www.facebook.com/pawsandpossibilities IG:Â https://www.instagram.com/pawsandpossibilities/ TW:Â https://twitter.com/KimPawsnPoss
49:22 05/25/2021
How to find the best dog trainer for you. Part 1
How to Find the Best Dog Trainer for you and your dog. Dog Training is NOT a regulated industry. To be the owner your dog deserves, you want to learn to communicate with your dog. Which is different than just barking orders for your dog to obey. Finding the right dog trainer can be the difference between happy, well-balanced dog and one with a broken spirit. On this episode I will teach you how to find the best dog trainer for you and your dog. You're loved and appreciated here. Turk Zen of Dog Ownership Podcast by Dog Owners’ Academy | Be the owner your dog deserves ™ www.DogOwnersCollective.com Follow us on Instagram  Join us on ClubHouse * * GOT SHOW SUGGESTIONS ? * *  Email: Ideas@ZenfOfDogOwnership.com * * SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHOW * *  * * HOSTS * *  Turk Akbay @TurkAkbay Jill Akbay @JillAkbay Zen of Dog Ownership Podcast. Is created, and curated exclusively for the people who want a deeper, more meaningful relationship with their dogs. We bring you the real-life based information about being the owner your dog deserves None of the show decisions are made based on paid promotions or kickbacks. Zen of Dog Ownership Podcast by Dog Owners’ Collective | Be the owner your dog deserves ™ www.DogOwnersCollective.com >Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/dogownerscollective/ >ClubHouse: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/dog-owners-collecti * * GOT SHOW SUGGESTIONS ? * * * * Email: Ideas@ZenfOfDogOwnership.com * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHOW https://zenofdog.libsyn.com * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * HOSTS Turk Akbay @TurkAkbay Jill Akbay @JillAkbay * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Zen of Dog Ownership Podcast. Is created, and curated exclusively for the people who want a deeper, more meaningful relationship with their dogs. We bring you the real-life based information about being the owner your dog deserves None of the show decisions are made based on paid promotions or kickbacks.
13:44 05/18/2021
Walk your dog human. They need it.
Walk your dog human. They need it. For your dog walking is so much more than just "walking." What are the 3 most common excuses people use for not walking their dog? 1) I have a big yard. 2) I have another dog, they play all day  3) Pulls on the leash, so much it's annoying Every time we go for a walk it is an important experience for our dogs.   On this episode we talk about Why it is important for our dogs that we go for a walk every day. How to use the walk as a bonding experience between you and your dog. Zen of Dog Ownership Podcast by Dog Owners’ Collective | Be the owner your dog deserves ™ www.DogOwnersCollective.com Follow us on Instagram  Join us on ClubHouse * * GOT SHOW SUGGESTIONS ? * * * * Email: Ideas@ZenfOfDogOwnership.com * * SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHOW * * https://zenofdog.libsyn.com HOSTS Turk Akbay @TurkAkbay Jill Akbay @JillAkbay * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Zen of Dog Ownership Podcast. Is created, and curated exclusively for the people who want a deeper, more meaningful relationship with their dogs. We bring you the real-life based information about being the owner your dog deserves None of the show decisions are made based on paid promotions or kickbacks.
08:05 05/11/2021
Bringing Home Your New Dog
  Getting a new dog is likely to be the best day for a new owner. Whether it's a new puppy you got from a breeder or a dog you just rescued there are right and wrong ways to bring your new dog into your home. I received countless calls from people whose loving dog turned into "Kujo" at the sight of the lovely new puppy they rescued. When you're thinking about bringing home your new dog consider these 3 perspectives 1) Your new dog 2) "The human family" of the dog  3) Other animals living in your house On this episode Turk explains how to make sure your new dog is guaranteed to be a success in your home. Zen of Dog Ownership Podcast Be the owner your dog deserves ™ Zen of Dog Ownership Podcast. New Episodes drop on Tuesdays Is created, and curated exclusively for the people who want a deeper, more meaningful relationship with their dogs. We bring you the real-life based information about being the owner your dog deserves.  Show decisions are not made based on paid promotions.   Got Show Suggestions? email: Ideas@ZenOfDogOwnership.com Join Dog Owners' Collective (FREE) Hosts Turk Akbay @TurkAkbay Jill Akbay  @JillAkbay
14:48 05/04/2021
Welcome. Start here.
Welcome. You're loved and appreciated here. Welcome to the Zen of Dog Ownership I'm your host Turk Akbay.   Here is a quick Introduction message.
03:02 03/31/2021