Inspiring Change – Now What?

03-26-18 Inspiring Change – Now What?

This week, Dr. Judy is pleased to welcome author and consultant, Brenda K. Reynolds of BKR Consulting in Exton PA.  With 20 years as an organization and leadership consultant, Brenda is a sought-after speaker, facilitator and coach who has worked with hundreds of companies, nonprofits and organizations.  She is passionate about helping others find clarity during times of change – in both the workplace and life space – drawing on her consulting and personal experiences to equip them with easy-to-apply strategies to manage complex transitions.  In an interesting twist, listen as she explains the positive role animals can play during times of change including how a pediatric healthcare system is now using animals in its hospitals.   It’s a show you won’t want to miss, so tune in to hear Brenda share her experiences with Dr. Judy, including her story about a cat that has helped her own sister in the aftermath of their grandmother’s recent passing.

Let’s Train!

03-19-18  Let’s Train!

This week, Dr. Judy welcomes John Brown CPDT-KSA, who along with his wife Kimberly, co-owns Let’s Train! Canine Behavior Consultants in Toledo, Ohio.  John has been training dogs for 13 years and began his business focused exclusively on dog training but has since expanded to include dog friendly grooming, luxury boarding, and specialty retail.  He is a proponent of natural care and nutrition and has many accreditations and tenures including the Behavior Technician for the Lucas County Canine Care and Control and the Behavior Coordinator for the Toledo Area Humane Society.  John’s foundation for training dogs is to use supervision and management to prevent unwanted behaviors and then to teach desired behaviors by communicating in ways that dogs understand.  Whether you’d like to know more about the effects of diet on your dog’s behavior or how to obtain guidance on selecting the right dog for your home, you’ll want to tune in this week to hear John and Dr. Judy discuss the essential role training plays in a happy forever home for your pups.

Coping with the Un-Copable

03-12-18  Coping with the Un-Copable

This week, Dr. Judy welcomes coach, speaker, author and healer, Carol-Ann Hamilton, joining us from Toronto, Canada.  Carol-Ann, who is both an educator and designated Reiki Master, appreciates first-hand the daunting responsibilities caregivers face.  Along with thousands of hours when she supported challenging aging parents, she brings over 25 years expertise as an organizational development specialist to her personal and professional advocacy.  Carol-Ann now uses these same skill sets to create transformation within the eldercare industry, including how caregiving of aging parents affects your pets and how to minimize the impacts.  Learn more as she shares with Dr. Judy her personal experience of the effect upon her cats when she lived that stressful chapter of life plus how Reiki helped tremendously in calming them down.  Listen further as she offers insights on what caregivers can and need to do to safeguard their own physical and emotional health as well as that of the animal members of their households.  It’s a show you won’t want to miss.

The Wholistic Vet

02-26-18 The Wholistic Vet

This week, Dr. Judy is pleased to welcome Dr. Laurie Coger, a holistic veterinarian, dog owner, trainer, and breeder, whose mission is to guide owners down the natural dog care path, helping them become educated and empowered advocates for their best friend’s health. Dr. Coger regularly integrates chiropractic, low level laser, herbal, nutritional, and physical therapy techniques into her treatment plans. She is a staunch advocate of raw, natural diets and her first book, “Vaccines Explained: The Wholistic Vet’s Guide to Vaccinating Your Dog” is currently being updated for its second edition. Dr. Coger’s real world experiences in veterinary hospitals – both large and small – house-call practice, and shelter medicine have broadened her skills and knowledge. She also takes great pleasure in being resident veterinarian for Canine Camp Getaway, the country’s ultimate dog lovers’ vacation in New York’s Adirondack Mountains. You won’t want to miss this show as these two like-minded veterinarians trade stories and adventures related to their shared passion of natural pet care.