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Canine Master - Dog training and behavior on Pet Life Radio (PetLifeRadio.com)

I am Chris Onthank, the Canine Master. I am an advocate of everything to do with dogs; sharing info, tips, stories, photos & videos. Follow my blog for an in-depth coverage of dog-related topics including training, health, innovative pet products and general information on how to keep dogs happy, healthy and safe. Join me for practical information and tips on all aspects of dogs and their well-being. Topics will include understanding how a dog thinks and feels, the importance of proper training to develop a confident and happy dog, health information and tips on how to keep your dog healthy, choosing the right puppy for your family and so much more!

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Canine Master - Episode 14 Leashwalking

How to get your dog to walk nicely on leash, so you can enjoy walking your dog! Questions or Comments? Email Chris at chris@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Leashwalking 101 on Pet Life Radio

34mins

1 Apr 2016

Rank #1

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Canine Master - Episode 18 Mouthing and Chewing 101: Ouch! Survival Guide to Help with Your Puppy's Mouthing and Chewing

This show will cover all you need to know to understand and learn how to manage your dog’s mouthing and chewing. What's normal, what isn't, and how to stop it! Questions or Comments? Email Chris at chris@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Mouthing and Chewing 101: Ouch! Survival Guide to Help with Your Puppy's Mouthing and Chewing on Pet Life Radio

38mins

8 Mar 2017

Rank #2

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Canine Master - Episode 7 Teach Your Dog To Come When Called

Do you find yourself calling your dog’s name only to have him look at you and take off in the other direction? If so, you are not alone. Teaching a dog to come is probably the most important command your dog will ever have to follow. It can actually save his life in certain situations. By following a few simple steps, you can teach your dog a reliable recall. Questions or Comments? Email Chris at chris@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Teach Your Dog To Come When Called on Pet Life Radio

25mins

10 Nov 2015

Rank #3

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Canine Master - Episode 4 Separation Anxiety - How to Fix the Cause and Not the Symptoms

While many people write about this, very few have good answers on how to solve this very serious issue. When treating a dog for separation anxiety, you first need to understand where the anxiety is coming from and then fix the root of the problem and not the symptoms. Questions or Comments? Email Chris at chris@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Separation Anxiety - How to Fix the Cause and Not the Symptoms on Pet Life Radio

27mins

5 Sep 2015

Rank #4

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Canine Master - Episode 3 Summer Safety Tips and Nuisance Barking

Summer is here and it's fun to be outside with your dog. By taking a few precautions, you can enjoy the great outdoors safely! Does your dog constantly bark at everything it hears and everything it sees both inside and outside throughout the day and night? Are your neighbors complaining? Learn to fix the cause and not just the symptom for this very common dog problem. Questions or Comments? Email Chris at chris@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Summer Safety Tips and Nuisance Barking on Pet Life Radio

28mins

17 Aug 2015

Rank #5

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Canine Master - Episode 9 Helping the Fearful Puppy

In this episode we talk about how to help and change the behavior of a fearful puppy. Having a dog that is fearful can be very stressful and emotional for everyone. It is a problem I often see but there are things you can do to help your dog be less afraid and more comfortable in their environment. Questions or Comments? Email Chris at chris@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Helping the Fearful Puppy on Pet Life Radio

34mins

15 Dec 2015

Rank #6

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Canine Master - Episode 10 Dogs and Their Relationship to Wolves... Do Wolf Hybrids Make Good Pets?

In this show we'll explore dogs relationship to wolves. The origins of dogs have long been known to descend from their wolf ancestors, but how are they alike? How are they different? We are also going to explore the controversy of owning wolf hybrids. Do they actually make good pets? What you need to know about wolves as domestic animals on this Canine Master Radio Show! Questions or Comments? Email Chris at chris@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Dogs and Their Relationship to Wolves... Do Wolf Hybrids Make Good Pets on Pet Life Radio

44mins

9 Jan 2016

Rank #7

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Canine Master - Episode 5 Does Your Dog Eat Poop?

We’ll explore why some dogs eat poop, and what to do to prevent and fix it. Also, we’ll take a look at PICA, a condition where dogs eat nonfood items. This is more common than you think and can be not only expensive to surgically remove the item, but also dangerous. We’ll walk you through what to do if your dog has PICA to fix it and help keep your dog safe. Questions or Comments? Email Chris at chris@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Does Your Dog Eat Poop on Pet Life Radio

27mins

12 Oct 2015

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Canine Master - Episode 6 Intro to Service Dogs

This week we’re going to delve into the service dog industry to try to better understand the process, and the role these dogs play in the lives of those who depend on them. Also, a very hot topic in today's news: The faking of service dogs... Who does it hurt when you pass your pet off as a service dog when it' isn't? Are people taking advantage of the lack of regulations in the industry in order to get their dogs easily onto airplanes and into restaurants? How do you feel about this? Questions or Comments? Email Chris at chris@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Intro to Service Dogs on Pet Life Radio

28mins

29 Oct 2015

Rank #9

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Canine Master - Episode 8 Thinking of Getting a Dog for the Holidays? What You Need to Know Before Adding 4 Paws to Your Family.

This time of year is a festive happy one, and always a popular time for people to consider getting a pet for their family. While the addition of a family dog can be a most wonderful experience, it can not be done without proper thought, consideration, and planning. This show will discuss everything you need to know before deciding whether or not it's the right time to bring a pet into your family, and what kind of dog is best for you, for the holidays or for any time of year. Questions or Comments? Email Chris at chris@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Thinking of Getting a Dog for the Holidays? What You Need to Know Before Adding 4 Paws to Your Family on Pet Life Radio

33mins

28 Nov 2015

Rank #10