Does Size Matter?
October 9, 2019
Hosted by Bryan Bailey
BIG dog = BIG brain = smart dog. Small dog = small brain = not so smart - makes sense. After all, a large brain means extra neurons, and extra neurons enhance cognition. Brain size has long been associated with intelligence in humans, primates, and now, dogs, but is this assumption correct? Find out this week when Bryan reveals his answers. Bryan will also answer listener questions. Some of the items include: * I free feed my dogs with no problems. However, a trainer advised me not to do so. Are there benefits to controlled feeding, or is free feeding better if your dog does not over eat? * If work and school were not a factor, is there an ideal routine for a dog? One that imitates and meets all of its instinctual needs. Or is Routine Routine? * My 3yo child locked himself in his room and was yelling for help. My dog looked worried, began whining. When I opened the door, my dog immediately calmed down. Was she trying to protect my son, or was there something else at play?
Taming the WILD in Your Dog
Archives Available on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel
Dog ownership is supposed to add years to our lives by reducing our stress levels, lowering our blood pressure and increasing our desire to connect with others. However, achieving dog ownership nirvana is far more difficult than simply petting a dog. There are issues and questions ranging from the harmless to the potentially deadly, and when dog owners turn to the internet, veterinarians and professional dog trainers for answers, these sources fail to answer their questions with the accuracy and honesty that is required to establish a safe and harmonious relationship between them and their dog. That’s because anyone who THINKS they are a dog expert can pose as one and as a result, the answers they provide lead unsuspecting pet owners away from the quality of life they desire and the safety they need. However, I am an expert and my answers are what dog owners need. The answers are correct and not B.S. The welfare of dogs and their owners can’t afford anything else.
Bryan Bailey is a nationally recognized master dog trainer, International bestselling author, dog aggression expert and Canine Pharmacotherapy Behaviorist. With over forty years of education and experience addressing a myriad of canine behavioral issues, including rehabilitating fearful and aggressive dogs suffering from mental disorders, there is no dog related topic he can’t talk about, no question he can’t answer and no problem he can’t solve. Bryan has been featured on CNN, Fox and Friends, SiriusXM Radio, Talk of Alabama, WREG-TV 3, and in many publications, including Dog World, At Home Mid South Tennessee, Bloom Magazine, HOSS Magazine, SheKnows, The Chicago Tribune and the Miami Herald. Veterinarians, dog owners, and celebrities have eagerly sought out his services. Some of Bryan’s other unique qualifications and experiences include years of researching wolf and other predatory behavior in North America and Africa, author of the best-selling books, “Embracing the Wild in Your Dog,” and “The Hammer: Why Dogs Attack Us and How to Prevent it.” Bryan is a decorated veteran of the US Navy Special Operations where he served as a supervisor of the elite dolphin and sea lion marine mammal projects. He is a former police K9 officer, award winning dog sports competitor and designated trainer of service dogs trained to assist children with advanced muscular dystrophy.