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The Woof Meow Show


Welcome to Maine’s radio show and podcast all about dogs and cats and the people that share their lives. Our goal is to inform and educate you about the needs and wants of your furry friends so that your lives together can be the best that they can be. 

Kate and I discuss the latest news from the pet world covering a wide range of topics such as; basic healthcare, how to choose a good cat or dog food, training, behavior, and management of your pet, resolving problem behavior, serious health issues, and more. Sometimes a show is just the two of us having a conversation, but we also have guests on the shows from our hometown, Bangor, ME and from all throughout the USA. Veterinarians, authors, trainers, behaviorists, filmmakers, shelter managers, and others have all shared their knowledge with us on The Woof Meow Show

Whether you listen to our podcast or to the show as it is broadcast on Saturday at 9 AM on Z62 Retro Radio AM620, WZON, and WKIT HD3, we hope you find the show enjoyable and a valuable resource and that you become a regular listener. If you have a topic you would like us to consider for the show, contact me at donh@greenacreskennel.com.

Don Hanson, Producer & Co-Host

May 10, 2013

Here at Green Acres Kennel Shop we're making May Dog Bite Prevention month. Why? Because fifty percent of all children will be bitten by a dog during their childhood. That's a statistic we want to help change.

Dogs communicate with each other and with us through body language. There are many signs that a dog gives with its body to tell us when they are upset or anxious and more likely to bite.

Some of the more overt signs include; a closed mouth, the body leaning forward, the tail up in the air, and showing their teeth while barking or snarling.

Less obvious signals include; yawning, licking their lips or nose, turning away, and sniffing.

To safely interact with dogs you need to learn their language. You can find more information on dog body language at our website, greenacres kennel.com in the Articles/Information section under dog bite prevention.