Mind-Jam Podcast: Pet Health & Longevity

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Are missing nutrients and boredom changing your cat's behavior? A software that may help shelter dogs find their forever home. Also this week, confusion over essential oils for dogs and cats and what you should and should not be doing, plus much more with Rodney Habib & Dr. Karen Becker! Rodney & Dr. Becker discuss the latest science and research on nutrition and health in this replay of their weekly Facebook Live in the Inside Scoop. Original LIVE aired 2.14.2021
Microbial resistance in dogs and cats is skyrocketing. Could the meat in pet food be contributing to the problem? And if your pet needs antibiotics, the most important test you should be asking your vet for first! Also in this week's Live replay, the antioxidant supplement that is being used for heart health, anti-inflammation, cancer, and now new research suggests, may slow down the aging process in dogs. Plus the top 10 foods to feed your pet for this antioxidant, and much more. Rodney & Dr. Becker discuss the latest science and research on nutrition and health in this replay of their weekly Facebook Live in the Inside Scoop. Plus they answer listener questions. Original LIVE aired 2.7.2021
Scientists in Italy find over 70% of pet parents are storing their dog and cat food improperly and it may be creating a big problem for their pets. Rodney & Dr. Becker also discuss a common and misleading myth about phytoplankton; the surprising supplement that boosts memory and may help with cognitive decline; and a recent study that reveals almost 76% of dogs may not be as healthy as owners think they are, plus much more. Rodney & Dr. Becker discuss the latest research on nutrition and health in this replay of their weekly Facebook Live in the Inside Scoop. Plus they answer listener questions. Original LIVE aired 1.31.2021.
Almost every year, dogs and cats needlessly die of mycotoxin poisoning from pet food. Rodney and Dr. Becker discuss the recent recall affecting hundreds of dogs and what pet parents can do to protect their dogs and cats. Plus, an effective but often untried therapy for allergies, the effects of fasting on cancer treatment, and much more! Rodney & Dr. Becker discuss the latest research on nutrition and health in this replay of their weekly Facebook Live in the Inside Scoop. Original LIVE aired 1.17.2021.
A 2-year shelf life for raw food?! The nutritional concerns of freezing food for too long. Why you want to include some vegetables and fiber in your dog's diet. The concerning and potentially dangerous trend of feeding cats cheaper dog-food. Plus much more! Rodney & Dr. Becker discuss the latest research on nutrition and health in this replay of their weekly Facebook Live in the Inside Scoop. Plus they answer listener questions.
How MCT oil may influence your dog's behavior. Treating hotspots...the plant that outperformed a commonly prescribed topical antibiotic against staph in dogs and cats. Rodney & Dr. Becker discuss the recent research plus more in this replay of their weekly Facebook Live.
Celebrity dog trainer & a NY Times bestseller, Tamar Geller discusses how the food your dog eats may be sabotaging your training efforts. She also shares the importance of teaching dogs "life skills", not commands, and understanding their six core needs in order to improve our relationship with them.
Susan Michals has a cat-chat with Rodney and Dr. Becker about why cats seem to get the short end of the stick when it comes to pet nutrition, research, and the bias against men & cats. Susan also reveals this year's CatCon celebrity guests!
#1 NY Times Bestseller, Dr. Alexandra Horowitz discusses the power of allowing dogs to make choices. She also shares her lab's recent findings on the impact nose work has on a dog's anxiety and reactivity levels, plus Rodney & Dr. Becker weigh in on the heated debate of being a pet parent vs pet owner.
Dog dad to the world's oldest living Golden Retriever, Steve Hetterscheidt mind-jams with Rodney Habib & Dr. Karen Becker about food, lifestyle choices, and the genetics that may have helped get Augie to 20-years old. Stick around after the interview as Dr. Becker & Rodney discuss some of their insights, as well as the controversy this interview stirred up.
Veterinary scientist Dr. Anna-Hielm Bjorkman discusses her research team's recent findings that feeding pregnant dogs and puppies fresh, raw foods significantly lowers their risk of developing allergies. She also shares with Rodney & Dr. Becker other environmental variables that may contribute to decreasing the risk of allergies, and some very promising developments in training dogs to sniff out asymptomatic COVID-19.
Nutrition icon, consumer advocate, and author Marion Nestle discusses the biases of industry-funded research, the importance of feeding our dogs and cats nutritional diversity, and much more!
World-renown ketogenic expert, Dr. David Jockers discusses feeding our dogs a ketogenic diet, coconut oil, fasting, and supporting immune function.
A special edition update with Dr. Sarah Caddy! Rodney and Dr. Becker welcome back infectious disease expert Dr. Caddy to answer pet parents' top 6 Coronavirus questions concerning their dogs and cats.
As media swirls around a new study that shows cats can contract COVID-19 and pass it on to other cats, veterinarian & infectious disease expert Dr. Scott Weese joins Rodney and Dr. Becker to explain why there's still no need to panic and provides tips for managing the threat to our pets.
One of the UK's top infectious disease experts and veterinarian Dr. Sarah Caddy, joins Rodney & Dr. Karen Becker to provide the latest updates on coronavirus and the safety of our pets. Dr. Caddy explains what we can all do in regards to our pets to help fight the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Rodney and co-host Dr. Karen Becker sit with Dr. Ian Dunbar to discuss the evolution of training methods, how bad breeding is shortening the lifespan of dogs today, and the importance of working together.
Rodney mind-jams with pet food industry leader, Debbie Phillips-Donaldson, to discuss some of the hot topics and big debates in the pet food industry.
Rodney talks to animal nutritionist Ryan Yamka, PhD of Petfood Industry Magazine about grain-free food, Petco's fake news, industry drama, DCM & much more.
Dr. David Sinclair, TIME magazine’s “100 most influential people in the world” (2014), mind-jams with Dr. Karen Becker on aging and what we can do to slow down the aging process in our pets' lives and increase lifespan. This bonus segment is a sneak-peak excerpt from Rodney and Dr. Becker's upcoming book The Forever Dog.
Leading circadian rhythm expert, and author of "The Circadian Code", Dr. Satchin Panda sits down with Rodney Habib and Dr. Karen Becker to discuss the relationship between environment, circadian rhythm, and our pets' health. This bonus segment is an excerpt and sneak peak clip from Rodney and Dr. Becker's upcoming book The Forever Dog.
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Podcast Details

Created by
Rodney Habib & Dr. Karen Becker
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Aug 9th, 2019
Latest Episode
Mar 23rd, 2021
Release Period
2 per month
Episodes
21
Avg. Episode Length
33 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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