#37 Dr Carri Westgarth - The Happy Dog Owner: Finding Health & Happiness With The Help Of Your Dog

#37 Dr Carri Westgarth - The Happy Dog Owner: Finding Health & Happiness With The Help Of Your Dog


Fancy another dive into the incredible world of dogs? Thought so.

This week we have a stonker of an interview for you with the amazing Dr Carri Westgarth. Carri's new book “The Happy Dog Owner” gets released this week and it’s a winner (so go ahead and get yourself a pre order)!

This one is packed full of WOW moments and was another case of wishing we had another hour to talk to Carri. 

Fitting this one in quickly so Carri could promote the up-coming release this was one of the only times that Steve didn’t get to read the book which, as you’ll hear, he is very upset about 😉. For that reason we have put this out as a long form interview rather than a “Book Review Episode”. Fear not however as you will still get a brain full of doggy goodness as usual.

Dr Carri Facts!

Dr Carri Westgarth is senior lecturer in human animal interaction at the University of Liverpool and a full member of The Association Of Pet Behaviour Councillors (APBC). Her research has been featured in the Guardian, The New York Times and New Scientist and she has regularly shared her expertise on national TV and radio. Dr Westgarth has spent 15 years conducting scientific research into how people interact with their dogs, and the positive and negative impacts on their health they occur as a result. She has helped hundreds of dogs and their owners, match prospective owners with homeless dogs and new puppies, taught obedience and tricks, counselled owners through dealing with problematic behaviours such as aggression and trained official assistance dogs to work with handlers with disabilities.

Link to buy The Happy Dog Owner

Link to the Wag Lab Facebook Page
(2) Wag-Lab Westgarth Anthrozoology Group Research | Facebook

Link to our Patreon page to help support us make the show!

Link to Steve & Corrins Goodall Dog Training Facebook page

Link to Nat's Training & Behaviour Facebook page

Link to Drax's Galactic Adventure Facebook page (Nat's rescued Irish Wolfhound)

Link to Steve & Sallys Childrens book 'Jack & Billy Puppy Tales'

Link to Grant Sharkey's Spotify page (Grant's amazing song 'Grow' features each week as our outro tune.


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