Barking From The Wooftops

Jim Gillies

Barking from the Wooftops is a podcast covering all areas of animal behaviour. We bring on guests from all over the world who are experts in their respective areas. We talk to dog trainers, behaviourists, Ph.D. experts, Ethologists etc. We discuss cutting-edge behaviour modification techniques and advancements in the field. All with the world’s leading experts. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy read less
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Jim Crosby
13-08-2022
Jim Crosby
Our guest on Barking From The Wooftops today is Jim CosbyJim Crosby is a Certified Behaviour Consultant-Canine-Knowledge Assessed (CCPDT). Jim is recognized as an expert in the US and Canada on Dangerous Dogs, canine aggression, fatal dog attacks, and related issues and as such has performed evaluations on alleged Dangerous Dogs for various legal cases and jurisdictions. He has personally investigated 20 fatal dog attacks on humans and, has post-attack, evaluated over 40 dogs that have attacked and killed humans. Jim served as Division Manager for Bay County (FL) Animal Control from 2008-2010 and is a Florida Certified Animal Control Officer.Jim is currently active as a dog trainer and consultant on aggressive and Dangerous Dog issues, including legislative action and legal advising, civil and criminal. Jim continues to train Animal Control Officers, Police, and other investigators on procedures regarding the investigation of fatal dog attacks, participating in such investigations as an expert witness.Jim performs behavioural evaluation and retraining for difficult and aggressive dogs on an individual basis. Jim is also training police agencies on the proper use of force in canine encounters with the aim of reducing violence to both police officers and pets.Jim hosts an amazing instructed course via IAABC on The Forensics of Aggression: Working With and Evaluating Canine AggressionWe would love to hear from you in terms of what specific areas you would like us to discuss in the future. Use the contact form here to get in contact, or find the show on Facebook and Twitter.You can find video content from Barking From The Wooftops on Youtube too.A member of GlasgowerThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Ken Ramirez
19-11-2021
Ken Ramirez
Our guest on Barking From The Wooftops today is Ken Ramirez.Ken Ramirez is the EVP and Chief Training Officer for Karen Pryor Clicker Training where he helps to oversee the vision, development and implementation of training education programs.Previously, Ken served as EVP of animal care and training at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium. A nearly 50 year veteran of animal care and training, Ramirez is a biologist and behaviourist who has worked with many zoological organizations and dog programs throughout the world. He helped develop, and has been an instructor for AZA’s Animal Training Applications course. He is past president of the International Marine Animal Trainers Association and has been active in various leadership positions within IMATA for over 30 years. He hosted two successful seasons of the TV series Talk to the Animals. Ramirez authored the book ANIMAL TRAINING: Successful Animal Management through Positive Reinforcement in 1999 and most recently The Eye of the Trainer in 2020. He taught a graduate course on animal training at Western Illinois University for 20 years. He currently teaches at ClickerExpo every year, offers hands-on courses and seminars at the Karen Pryor National Training Center (the Ranch), and teaches online courses through Karen Pryor Academy.We would love to hear from you in terms of what specific areas you would like us to discuss in the future. Use the contact form here to get in contact, or find the show on Facebook and Twitter.You can find video content from Barking From The Wooftops on Youtube too.A member of GlasgowerThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Suzanne Clothier
26-08-2021
Suzanne Clothier
Our guest on Barking From The Rooftops today is Suzanne Clothier.Suzanne is a legend in the field of dog behaviour! She is one of the highest regarded professionals across the world.- Suzanne has been working with animals professionally since 1977,- with a deep, broadly varied background of experience including obedience training, agility, Search & Rescue, kennel management, and program development. - she is well respected for her humane, effective Relationship Centered Training (RCT™) approach to dogs.- First listed in Who’s Who in Dogs back in 1997, she has taught in the US, Canada, Belgium, Holland, Italy, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Ireland and Poland- and for groups, as varied as Assistance Dogs International-NA, Wolf Park, Association of Pet Dog Trainers, FEMA, Alaskan Dog Musher Association, the University of Minnesota’s Nature-Based Therapeutics conference, - Suzanne has also been a speaker at many national and international conferences, and for training groups and clubs.Suzanne's work has been an inspiration in Jim’s career. She has a wealth of content available online.We would love to hear from you in terms of what specific areas you would like us to discuss in the future. Use the contact form here to get in contact, or find the show on Facebook and Twitter.You can find video content from Barking From The Wooftops on Youtube too.A member of GlasgowerThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Dr. Susan Friedman
23-08-2021
Dr. Susan Friedman
The second guest on Barking From The Wooftops is Dr. Susan Friedman. Susan requires little introduction. She is one of the highest regarded, world-renowned experts in the field of animal behaviour.Susan had a profound effect on Jim’s career. He attended her paradigm-shifting seminar "Living & Learning with Animals". I'm super excited and truly honoured she was kind enough to join us for this in-depth conversation on the podcastFor those of you not familiar with Susan, here is her profile:- psychology professor at Utah State University who has pioneered the application of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to captive and companion animals.- students from 22 different countries have participated in Susan’s online courses, Living and Learning with Animals (including myself and I can't recommend it highly enough).- Susan has presented seminars internationally for a wide variety of professional organizations such as the Association of Avian Veterinarians, the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria, Moorpark College Exotic Animal Training and Management Program, and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.- Susan has been nominated for the Media Award given by the International Association of Behavior Analysis for her efforts to disseminate to pet owners, veterinarians, animal trainers, and zookeepers.- Susan has 14 publications and is cited many timesSusan runs the amazing website, Behaviour WorksWe would love to hear from you in terms of what specific areas you would like us to discuss in the future. Use the contact form here to get in contact, or find the show on Facebook and Twitter.You can find video content from Barking From The Wooftops on Youtube too.A member of GlasgowerThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Michael Shikashio CDBC
23-08-2021
Michael Shikashio CDBC
The first guest on Barking From The Wooftops is none other than world-renowned dog aggression expert Michael Shikashio CDBC.Michael has a list of accolades, achievements, and accreditations:- internationally sought after keynote speaker and presenter- fully certified through the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants and is one of fewer than 300 CDBCs worldwide- founder of the Aggression in Dogs Master Course and currently teaches trainers and behaviour consultants in more than 25 countries- ex-president of  International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC)- full member of Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT)- featured guest for numerous media outlets including the New York Times, New York Post, SiriusXM Radio, Real Simple Magazine, Baltimore Sun, WebMD, WTNH Channel 8, Steve Dale's Pet World, and Women's Health.- he is referred to by countless veterinary professionals, rescue and shelter organizations, and behaviour professionals from all over the world for working with aggression cases.Below are links to Micheal’s websites:- Aggressive Dog- Complete CaninesMichael also has a Master Course for Trainers and Behavior Consultants- Aggression in DogsWe would love to hear from you in terms of what specific areas you would like us to discuss in the future. Use the contact form here to get in contact, or find the show on Facebook and Twitter.You can find video content from Barking From The Wooftops on Youtube too.Barking From The Wooftops is hosted by Jim Gillies (A.Dip CBM) and is a member of Quite The Thing Media - a Scottish podcast network creating podcasts that speak to you.This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy