The Pawsitive Post in Conversation by Companion Animal Psychology

Good habits and resolutions for dog and cat guardians and writers

May 02, 2023 Zazie Todd & Kristi Benson Episode 2
The Pawsitive Post in Conversation by Companion Animal Psychology
Good habits and resolutions for dog and cat guardians and writers
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We talk about New Year's Resolutions, habits that are a good idea for pet guardians, helping dogs and cats cope with winter, grooming dogs and cats, writing habits, and what we're reading right now.

The books mentioned:

A Dog's World: Imagining the Lives of dogs in a World Without Humans by Jessice Pierce and Marc Bekoff

The Sleep Solution: Why Your Sleep is Broken and How to Fix It by W. Chris Winter

How to Pronounce Knife by Souvankham Thammavongsa

About the co-hosts:

Kristi Benson is an honours graduate of the prestigious Academy for Dog Trainers and has her PCBC-A from the Pet Professional Accreditation Board. She lives in beautiful northern British Columbia, where she helps dog guardians through online teaching and consultations. Kristi is on staff at the Academy for Dog Trainers, helping to shape the next generation of canine professionals. Kristi’s dogs are rescue sled dogs, mostly retired and thoroughly enjoying a good snooze in front of the woodstove.

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Zazie Todd, PhD, is the award-winning author of Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy and Purr: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy. She is the creator of the popular blog, Companion Animal Psychology, and also has a column at Psychology Today. Todd lives in Maple Ridge, BC, with her husband, one dog, and one cat.

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Habits pet guardians should have
Wintry weather and pets
Writing habits
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