Kac Young shares her book The Supposedly Enlightened Perosn’s Guide to Raising a Dog


Author Kac Young has teamed up with Lisa Tenzin-Dolma who is the founder and principal of The Internationalenlightened persons guide to raising a dog School for Canine Practitioners, and founder of the Dog Welfare Alliance, a non-profit organization which brings together members of the public and dog professionals, and supports rescue organizations across the globe. Lisa is the author of 21 books, including three about dog psychology and behavior, and is a consultant for the BBC on dog-related issues.

And Marc Bekoff who is Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. In 2000 he was awarded the Exemplar Award from the Animal Behavior Society for major long-term contributions to the field of animal behavior. Marc is the author of more than 1000 scientific and popular essays, and 30 books about animals and animal behavior.

Their book explores positive behavior for raising happy and well-adjusted dogs.  Love your dog and treat them with respect and they will return that love and respect in spades.

We talk about

  • Rescue Centers
  • How to pick the right dog for your family
  • How to crate train positively
  • Integrating other pets into your dog’s life and family
  • Traveling with your pooch
  • Puppy mill vs rescue adoption
  • How to identify your pet’s needs

The book focuses on dogs however the information shared is applicable to all pets in your household. Scientific evidence has proven that we live longer by having a dog or cat in your home.  Lonely, looking for more love in your life?  Adopt a pet! There are many resources available to help you adjust to your new furry baby.