Ursa and Kayla chat about surviving the holidays with your dog.
Mentioned in this episode:
- Mat training
- Leave it or a positive interrupter
- Enrichment toys
- Management with crates, gates, tethers, doors, and tie-outs
- Giving your dog breaks
- Advocating for your dog
- Exercise beforehand
- Giving your dog calming supplements or even medication
Kayla grew up in northern Wisconsin and studied ecology and animal behavior at Colorado College. She founded Journey Dog Training in 2013 to provide high-quality and affordable dog behavior advice. She’s an avid adventurer and has driven much of the Pan-American Highway with her border collie Barley. She now travels the US in a 2006 Sprinter with her two border collies, Barley and Niffler. Aside from running Journey Dog Training, Kayla also runs the nonprofit K9 Conservationists, where she and the dogs work as conservation detection dog teams.