Dogs! is the Bay Area's new television show
about dogs, dog training, dog sports and activities, and the wonderful
bond between people and their dogs.
Dogs! airs on Pacifica
Community Television's Channel 26 on Wednesdays at 8PM
and also Sundays at 6:30PM.
Dogs! is produced and hosted by professional dog trainer and animal
behaviorist Diane Bassett.
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Hall of Fame honoring all the great
dog owners and dogs who have obtained their AKC
Canine Good Citizenship certificate
Welcome viewers! As promised, here is more information about the various
topics on our show.
Canine Aggression with Pia McGovern
Dog crates, dog treats, tonail clipping and
Tools for training (and living with) your dog
Search and Rescue Dogs
Letting Go: Managing the end of your dog's life
Finding the right dog for you - part 1- Rescue
Finding the right dog for you - part 2- Working
with an animal shelter
Finding the right
dog for you - part 3- Factors to consider if you have kids
Agility! The most fun a dog and person are legally allowed to have!
All about dog shows (coming soon!)
Sheep herding! (coming soon!)
Taking your dog to Lake Tahoe (coming soon!)
Hiking with your dog (coming soon!)
Finding the right dog for
you - part 4- Finding and working with a good, ethical breeder (coming
The Bay Racers
Flyball Club is a SF and peninsula based club that trains either
in San Leandro or at the SF SPCA. For more information, check out their
website at www.bayracers.com.
You can email them here.
is another flyball club that covers the south bay (San Jose area). They
recently sponsored the Bay Area's first flyball tournament, which was
a huge success (video footage was featured on our show). Be sure to
drop them a note and tell them to keep up the great work! Their website
is www.pawdemonium.com and
you can email them here.
The North American
Flyball Association's website is www.flyball.org
and a document explaining all the rules about flyball is available here.
Our guests, Cathy
Bones and Lyn Belingheri, (and Diane Bassett, the show host) are members
of Peninsula Pet Assisted Therapy Teams, a club of therapy dog volunteers
in the Bay Area serving several local facilities.
For more info on PPATT, check out the website at www.ppatt.com.
There are a few good books on the subject of therapy dogs... Hospice
Hounds ; Therapy
Dogs ; Organization
and Management of a K9 Therapy Group
For more links on
therapy dogs, click
Go: Managing the end of your dog's life
Our guests, Dr.
Gary Hurlbut of the Pacifica Pet Hospital, and Dr.
Betty Carmack of the SF SPCA offer advice and resources for those
who need to navigate the end phase of their dog's life, or support a
friend or loved one who is going through this.
You can order Dr.
Carmack's new book. Grieving the Death of a Pet. Click
here to find out how!
here to see the list of how to take care of yourself after your
Dogs! is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors. Please
support them, and be sure to tell them you saw their sponsorship on Discover