Podcast Episodes


Is Your Anxiety Making Your Dog Reactive?

Feeling stressed on walks because your dog reacts to things like bikes, skateboards or other dogs? You're not alone! 

Discover how your anxiety can affect your dog's behavior.

Learn innovative ways to stay calm and make walks enjoyable for both of you!

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Helping Your Dog Enjoy Having Their Paws Touched

Learn tips on making dogs comfortable with paw handling. You'll learn how to use incidental contact with things besides your hand can help your dog stay relaxed during the process. 

Discover the benefits of being patient, relaxed, and creative to ensure you keep this an enjoyable, stress-free process for your dog - and you!

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"Untrainable" Dog or Unwilling Human?

Kristi Noem admitted (bragged?) to shooting and killing her 14-month-old wire-haired pointer pup.

 

As abhorrent as this is, can we ALL learn something from this cruel and violent act? Are there questions we can ask ourselves about how we’re thinking about our own dogs? Are there areas where WE can do better by our dogs?

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Working with Dogs Who Dislike Being Touched

Learn strategies for working with touch-averse dogs through heartwarming stories of transformation.

From an Akita's orthopedic challenges to a senior dog's mobility struggles, discover non-confrontational approaches, trust-building techniques, and the importance of reading canine body language.

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Are You Addicted to Stressing About Your Dog?

Stressing is often a habit. A bad one! Training your brain to focus on what's going well can break the habit of constantly finding what's wrong. Focusing on the positive can lead to more positive experiences in life.

This mindset shift can create a richer, more rewarding relationship with your dog.

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The Invisible Link How Human Well-Being Affects Canine Health

Discover the fascinating correlation between physical issues in dogs and their human owners. Learn why addressing both human and dog is crucial for resolving these issues. Explore how humans' movement, breathing, and thinking can affect dogs, and how mirror neurons may play a role in this "invisible link." 

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Inviting the Healer Within: Empowering Pets and Their People 

 In this short episode, you'll be introduced to the inner healer. You have one and so does your dog.

You'll learn about the role of the nervous system and the importance of collaboration between dogs and their guardians in facilitating improvements in mobility and well-being.

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De-Stress in Minutes: How You and Your Dog Can Relax and Connect

Learn a simple, yet effective practice that can transform your relationship with your dog. It's like a RESET button for your dog's nervous system.

 And it can help both you AND your dog feel better in body and mind.

 

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Anxious or Fearful Dog? This Simple Approach Can Help

Have a dog who cowers around strangers? Or who gets nervous on car rides or on walks? Do you feel your dog is often nervous, anxious or fearful?  


In this episode, you'll learn how to help sensitive, fearful, and anxious dogs.

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Why Focusing on Possibilities, Not Problems, Can Help Your Dog 

Learn how you can improve a dog's quality of life despite health issues. You'll hear inspiring stories about dogs with degenerative myelopathy and hip dysplasia. Learn how to focus on expanding possibilities and thinking creatively. 

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Improving Quality of Life for a Dog with a Serious Diagnosis (DM)

Hear about Sheba, a German shepherd (GSD) diagnosed with degenerative myelopathy (DM), and how I helped Sheba and her owners improve her quality of life. Learn how this approach may help your dog, even if your dog is a young and healthy! 

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Helping a Dog Recover from a Knee Ligament Injury (CCL/ACL)

If you're interested in helping your dog recover fully from ANY injury (or to help reduce the risk of injury), I hope you tune in to this episode where I discuss how I helped a Labrador retriever recover fully from his knee ligament (CCL/ACL) injury. 

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How a Dog with Spinal Arthritis Became Young Again 

Have you ever wanted to turn back the clock and help your dog feel and move like a younger dog? Learn about a dog who went on to live a healthy, active life despite having severe spinal arthritis. Click here to get NEW free video training!

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Dog Getting Stiff? The Importance of Relieving Your Dog's Back Tension

Want to help your stiff, senior dog feel more flexible? Join Mary Debono as she shares the heartwarming story of a dog with spinal arthritis, who improved her mobility and greatly enhanced her quality of life. Get free video training!  

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Your Hands Have the Power to Help Your Dog

If you’d like a FREE, in-depth training to learn how to use this gentle, effective approach with your dog, please register for my friend Marilyn Mele’s FREE canine summit, featuring 20 top canine experts (including me!). The link to register is in the show notes.

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Develop Intuition with Your Dog

Do you want to know what your dog is feeling? Doyou want to "read" your dog (and others) more clearly? This episode will de-mystify intuition and start you on the path to developing informed intuition so you can help your dog move easier and feel better!

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A Better Story Makes a Better Dog

Are you creating a story about your dog that’s not serving you? Are limiting beliefs impacting your dog training? Do they interfere e with your enjoyment of your dog? Learn how to replace unhelpful beliefs with ones that elevate your life. And your dog’s life.

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3 Easy Ways to Help Your Dog Feel Better Right Now

Learn 3 easy ways to help your dog feel better right away. They’re easy to fit into your day, no matter how busy you are. They can improve your dog’s body awareness, which is important for mobility, balance and coordination. They’ll reduce stress and deepen your bond with your dog.

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How Optimism Can Heal Your Dog

Would you like your dog to heal from physical or behavioral issues? In this episode, you’ll learn how shifting your focus AWAY from the problem can help you make better choices to help your dog recover. This new way of thinking can create more hopeful possibilities for you and your dog.

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Reduce Canine Mobility Problems

Do you have a senior dog? Or do you want to reduce your young dog’s risk of injury? Learn simple steps to reduce your dog ’s chances of having a mobility problem. Start safeguarding your dog ’s health and wellbeing today!

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Are you or your dog dealing with aging, injury, arthritis or anxiety? Do you want more flexibility, balance and confidence?

 Join international Feldenkrais® teacher, NLP Practitioner and bestselling author Mary Debono as she helps you discover easier, more comfortable movement AND a deeper connection with your dog. 

If you’re a dog lover who’d like to learn simple, powerful body/mind strategies to help you and your dog feel more connected, flexible and balanced at any age, this show is for you.

 

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