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Kayla and Ursa talk about the difficult topic of behavioral euthanasia for both pet and shelter dogs.
Mentioned in this episode:
- Kayla’s article on Grey Zone Dogs from the IAABC
- Michael Shikashio’s episode on aggression in puppies
- Research on the suppression of aggression with aversives
- The Losing Lulu Grief Group
Kayla founded Journey Dog Training in 2013 to provide high-quality and affordable dog behavior advice. She is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant who’s worked with hundreds of private clients, thousands of shelter dogs, and dozens of working detection dogs. Kayla’s dog and cat behavior advice has been featured in NPR, the Chicago Tribune, and Pet MD. She’s an avid adventurer who is currently doing #vanlife on the Pan-American Highway with her two border collies and a cat. Aside from running Journey Dog Training, Kayla also runs the nonprofit K9 Conservationists, where she and the dogs work as conservation detection dog teams. You can get 1:1 advice with a Journey Dog Training team member here.