Dog Talk Radio Schedule & Special Guests


Temple Grandin: A Different Perspective on Animal Behavior

Temple Grandin is an American doctor of animal science and professor at Colorado State University, bestselling author, and consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior and is here to offer Thriving Canine Radio listeners a different perspective on animal behavior.

Catch Grandin's show on Friday evenings at 5:30 Pacific Time (encore)

Managing Separation Anxiety

Chad Culp, Certified Dog Trainer and Owner of Thriving Canine,  reviews techniques to prevent, manage and improve your dog's separation anxiety.

Catch Chad's show on Monday mornings at 8:30 Pacific Time (encore)

Holistic Veterinary Care in the UK

Mr. Chris Day, Veterinary Surgeon in Great Britain, reviews some cultural aspects of being a dog in the UK as well as some detailed information on holistic health care.

Catch Chris' show on Tuesday afternoons at 12:00 Noon Pacific Time (encore)

Snoopy on Thriving Canine Radio

Snoopy on Thriving Canine Radio

Thriving Canine speaks with Jean Schulz and Judy Sladsky to uncover the events that lead to Snoopy becoming one of the most beloved cartoon dogs of all time.

Catch Snoopy's show on Sunday mornings at 10:30 Pacific Time. (encore)

Jon Provost and Lassie on Thriving Canine


Jon Provost, otherwise known as Timmy from the hit television series Lassie, talks about what it was like growing up on such an iconic piece of Americana television as well as the thrill of working with such a talented canine. 

Catch Jon's interview on Monday mornings at 9:30 Pacific Time. (encore)

Talking About BARF

Robert Mueller, Co-Founder of BarfWorld gives an in-depth interview on the benefits of feeding our dogs the BARF diet. BARF stands for Bones And Raw Food or, Biologically Appropriate Raw Food.  

Catch Robert's show on Monday mornings at 9:30 Pacific Time. (encore)

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Training Hollywood Dogs

Bob Weatherwax gives us an inside peek at how the Weatherwax family successfully trained dogs for movies and television for over a century.  

Catch Bob's show on Tuesday afternoons at 2:00 Pacific Time. (encore)

Oprah's Dog Groomer on Thriving Canine Radio

Dog Grooming with TLC

Billy Rafferty is not only a Certified Master Groomer and author of Happy Dog, Caring for your Dog's Body, Mind and Spirit, he is also the dog stylist to the stars. (Not a title he has given to himself.)  Billy reviews some basic myths and facts regarding dog grooming, gives some helpful tips on dog grooming 101 and tells the story about how one call from Oprah changed his life forever.

Catch Billy's show on Tuesday afternoons at 1:00 Pacific Time. (encore)

Natural Diets for Healthier Dogs

Dr. Greg Martinez DVM reviews the benefits of a more natural diet for treating, reversing and preventing common canine health issues.

Catch Dr. Greg's show on Thursday afternoons at 4:00 Pacific Time. (encore)

Canine Acupuncture and Integrated Medicine for Dogs

Dr. Sara Skiwski, DVM discusses how acupuncture, holistic therapy and integrated veterinarian practices can be used to treat a wide range of canine medical issues. 

For a list of holistic vets in your area, please visit

Guided Meditation for Dogs

Greg Moleski with Satori Dog Institute explains how his Guided Mediation for Dogs CD has allowed canines to experience a more relaxed state of mind.

Catch Greg's interview on Wednesday mornings at 9:00 Pacific Time. (encore)

Service Dog Etiquette

Leslie Rappaport, Service Dog Trainer, guides us through the appropriate way to deal with a service dog both out in public as well as in a place of business.

Catch Leslie's interview on Wednesday mornings at 8:00 Pacific Time. (encore)


Chad Culp, Certified Dog Trainer and Owner of Thriving Canine,  reviews a dog's biological need to chew as well as management information to keep your dog from chewing on inappropriate things.

Catch Chad's show on Friday afternoons at 4:30 Pacific Time (encore)