Podcasts

You’ll find a growing trove of podcasts on the management and prevention of pet behavior problems and other concerns. Some will involve interviews with other experts in veterinary medicine. I want you to have all the information you need to take great care of your dog or cat.

Dr. Nichol’s Podcast – Greeting Pee

By drjeffnichol | November 26, 2018 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Podcast – Greeting Pee

Jack was a 2 year old female dog, a Heinz 57. This kid was as sweet as they come, adapting pretty well to her second family except for one really annoying problem. When her folks walked in the door she displayed her feelings by rolling onto her side, raising one rear leg, and draining her…

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Dr. Nichol’s Podcast – Cars, Cats, & Furry Suits

By drjeffnichol | November 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Podcast – Cars, Cats, & Furry Suits

Prior to JP’s stretch in animal control, where his new person Esther found him, this feline waif had already been through two homes. This good lady wanted to learn how she could give her new kitty the love he needed. He just wouldn’t let her touch him. Esther knew that being touched appropriately as a…

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Podcast – Fear and Anxiety

By drjeffnichol | October 21, 2018 | Comments Off on Podcast – Fear and Anxiety

Dogs are man’s and woman’s best friends but there are differences. Unlike most of us they walk on all 4s and they’re somewhat hairier. But like us they’re genetically programmed to look after each other. My dog, Miss America is always on duty. When things go wrong in an animal’s brain it can be difficult…

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Dr. Nichol’s Podcast – Cat Bites when Petted

By drjeffnichol | October 9, 2018 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Podcast – Cat Bites when Petted

As Lily headed toward the bedroom she glanced at her cat as a way of getting a read on his mood. She loved Omar but he could be impetuous. At times he was a sweetheart but he could bite – hard. His history included violent reactions when his person brushed him.

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Dr. Nichol’s Podcast – Cat Bites when Petted

By drjeffnichol | September 18, 2018 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Podcast – Cat Bites when Petted

As Lily headed toward the bedroom she glanced at her cat as a way of getting a read on his mood. She loved Omar but he could be impetuous. At times he was a sweetheart but he could bite – hard. His history included violent reactions when his person brushed him.

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Dr. Nichol’s Podcast – Why are Dogs such Animals? I’ve tried Everything!

By drjeffnichol | August 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Podcast – Why are Dogs such Animals? I’ve tried Everything!

We share strong bonds with our dogs and cats but there are significant differences between them and their people. Many pet parents get help for behavior problems early but some have to dabble in trying to solve these challenges alone. This often fails. Mark Twain said, “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you…

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Dr. Nichol’s Podcast – Puppy Management: Preventing Freak-Outs Later

By drjeffnichol | July 31, 2018 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Podcast – Puppy Management: Preventing Freak-Outs Later
puppy panic

Reactive Adult Dogs can still Learn Luna’s life with Hope and Brian began with great promise. But it wasn’t long before her freak-out moments began to consume their lives. When well-meaning dog lovers approached or reached for her she trembled, growled, and dribbled urine. Setting Luna up for success would be the most important priority…

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Dr. Nichol’s Podcast – Considering a Second Cat? Think Twice

By drjeffnichol | July 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Podcast – Considering a Second Cat? Think Twice

Does your cat seem lonely? Wouldn’t he love to have a friend? Well, maybe. I treat a lot of aggression between household cats. Fret not; I’ll also explain how to improve your chances of getting it right. I’m Dr. Jeff Nichol.

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Dr. Nichol’s Podcast – Canine misbehavior is all around us. Everybody needs relief.

By drjeffnichol | June 19, 2018 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Podcast – Canine misbehavior is all around us. Everybody needs relief.
Aggressive dog

“I am freaked-out. I fear that you are going to hurt me, you homicidal nut job! If you push me I may perceive a threat and panic. I have a mouth full of teeth and I know how to use them!” That dog was lightning fast. Surprise could hardly describe my emotions. 51% of dog…

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Dr. Nichol’s Podcast – Missed the Litter Pan Again? Oh No!

By drjeffnichol | May 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Podcast – Missed the Litter Pan Again? Oh No!
Happy cat

There are a lot of different reasons for nefarious urinating. Cats don’t stink up our homes because they secretly hate our guts. They’re not spiting their people as retribution for some off-color joke made at their expense. Most cats who are guilty of this crime suffer serious stress. Getting your arms around the feline bathroom…

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