I recently became a dog owner of a gorgeous Golden Doodle. And as a dog owner, you’re always on the lookout for new ways to understand and connect with your furry companion. Podcasts have emerged as a fantastic resource for this, offering a blend of entertainment, education, and companionship that’s as mobile and adaptable as your lifestyle.
Here, I’ve collected the best podcasts for dog owners, catering to a diverse range of interests. Whether you’re interested in training tips, breed-specific advice, or just heartwarming stories about the special bond between humans and their canine friends, these carefully selected podcasts promise to enrich your relationship with your pet.
Creative Dog Training
Get ready to unleash the fun with Creative Dog Training! With over three decades of tail-wagging expertise, this podcast shares a treasure trove of canine training tips. Fed up with confusing or impractical doggy advice, then you’ve come to the right podcast.
Join the renowned dog-cognition expert and bestselling author, Alexandra Horowitz, on a tail-wagging adventure into the scruffy, curious, and joyfully wagging world of dogs. Ever wondered what it’s like to see the world through a dog’s eyes – or, more accurately, their nose? This book explores the intriguing questions of what it truly means to “own” a dog, the amazing acts of heroism our four-legged friends are capable of, and the extraordinary.
Welcome to a world where tails wag with purpose and noses lead the way to discovery! The K9 Conservationists podcast is where conservation detection dogs are the heroes of the hour. Every week, they bring listeners into a universe bustling with the wonders of detection dogs, the green expanse of ecology, the vital importance of conservation, and the intriguing nuances of dog behaviour and training.
Drinking From the Toilet
Dive into the tail-wagging, sometimes muddy world of dog training and behaviour with a sprinkle of humour and a dash of reality! Let’s face it – it’s not always a fairy tale of wagging tails and perfect sits. Sometimes, after a day of paws and puzzles, all you need is a refreshing drink and a fellow dog lover who understands the ups and downs.
Think Like a Dog
Hosted by the dynamic duo, Millie Braden and Andreia Albies, this engaging podcast dives into the art of forging the best relationship with your furry friend, exploring the intricacies of dog psychology. Millie and Andreia guide listeners on how to step into the leader role, creating a harmonious environment where dogs can simply relax and follow.
Theory of Pets
The “Theory of Pets Podcast” is a must-listen for devoted pet parents eager to enhance their knowledge about pet care and the pet industry. This compact yet comprehensive podcast gathers a diverse group of experts, including long-time pet owners, industry professionals, veterinarians, trainers, authors, entrepreneurs, bloggers, celebrities, and personalities, all dedicated to discussing everything pet-related.
We Don’t Deserve Dogs
“The World’s Funniest Comedians and Your Favorite Celebrities” podcast offers a unique glimpse into the lives of well-known personalities through the lens of their pet obsessions. Hosted by the humorously irreverent comedian Richie Redding and his cohost, celebrity veterinarian Dr. Lisa Lippman, who are also a loving couple, this show blends humour with informative content in a surprising way.
The Bitey End of the Dog
Discover the podcast that’s all about aiding dogs with aggression challenges! Join Michael Shikashio, CDBC, as he engages in enlightening conversations with experts from across the globe, diving deep into the subject of aggression in dogs.
The Canine Paradigm
“The Canine Paradigm” podcast is a captivating and educational series that explores the multifaceted world of dog training and behaviour. Hosted by experienced dog trainers Glenn Cooke and Pat Stuart, this podcast offers a treasure trove of insights and advice for dog owners and trainers alike.
Can I Pet Your Dog?
Join Renee Colvert, a seasoned dog owner, and Alexis Preston, a puppy enthusiast, every Tuesday for a delightful dog-centric podcast. Together, they chat with guests about their canine companions, share stories about the dogs they’ve encountered during the week, and keep you updated with the latest dog news.
Sexier Than A Squirrel
Featuring probably the best name amongst all the dog podcasts to have ever existed, “Sexier Than a Squirrel,” brings together the expertise of veterinary behaviourist Tom Mitchell and renowned international agility competitor and professional dog trainer Lauren Langman. In this engaging series, they explore the exciting world of dog training through games.
Working Like Dogs
“Working Like Dogs” is a captivating podcast series all about the world of working animals. This show talks about everything you need to know, from starting out as a trainer of working animals to acquiring and caring for them. Through these insightful episodes, listeners gain a deeper understanding of what it truly means to collaborate and form a partnership with an animal in various work settings.
“Dog Edition” enthusiastically answers the question of whether a news-magazine formatted show dedicated solely to dogs is feasible with a resounding “Yes!” This unique weekly podcast is crafted by a passionate global team of journalists and storytellers who are dog-enthusiasts at heart.
Honest to Dog
“Honest to Dog” is a weekly podcast focused on deepening your bond and comprehension of the dogs in your life, aiming to enhance the relationship between you and your canine companions.
The Good Dog Pod
“Good Dog” is passionately dedicated to creating a more favourable world for dogs and their human companions. With a focus on educating the public and supporting dog breeders, this podcast strives for improvement in various aspects of canine welfare.
No Bad Dogs
Join the exciting world of the “No Bad Dogs Podcast,” hosted by the insightful Tom Davis. In this podcast, Tom collaborates with a diverse group of dog trainers, lovers, and enthusiasts to explore the intriguing thoughts and behaviours of our canine friends.
Training Without Conflict
With a rich background spanning over 40 years in breeding, raising, and training dogs, Ivan Balabanov shares his expert insights on dog training, honed through four decades immersed in the dog community. In his podcast, Ivan explores the canine mind, accompanied by remarkable guests whose perspectives not only enlighten listeners about dog training but also offer transformative views on life itself.
Confessions of a Dog Trainer
This podcast features a balanced dog trainer who is passionate about keeping things authentic. The trainer is dedicated to empowering listeners to bring out the best in their dogs through effective training techniques and offers support throughout the journey.
Do you know of another podcast for dog owners that you think should be on this list? Let me know.