Living the Country Life

Training Content

A Georgia woman trains shelter dogs to pull a cart
If your dogs like to run and you like to ride, Daphne Lewis knows how to please both of you. She trains dogs to pull humans in two-wheeled carts called sulkies. She calls it “urban mushing...
A child who doesn't know how to interact with a pooch is at risk
I always had a dog growing up. We had one that was good to us, but would sometimes growl at my friends. He had to get used to my friends before he would let them pet him. Wildlife Specialist...
A new program offers training that focuses on sustainable agriculture practices.
The United Soybean Board (USB), American Society of Agronomy (ASA), and the International Certified Crop Adviser (ICCA) Program have partnered to develop new training for a specialty certification...
Your collar choice is critical for effectiveness and safety
Radio interview source: Colleen Brady, Animal Science Associate Professor, Purdue University   Listen to the radio mp3 or read below The right training collar for your dog can help you and...
We love hearing from our listeners, and sharing their stories with you. Today, we're featuring Sarah Holbert, who is using her 4-H experience with dogs to help others. Radio interview source:...
Advanced training for your children and their horses can make a world of difference. Here's how to shop for a riding stable.
Dan Baustian likes to rib his youngest daughter, Beth, about housing her hayburners at his Scott County, Iowa, farm. Even so, Dan and his wife, Terri, are helping their 14-year-old daughter become an...
How to eleviate some of your dog's bad weather stress
Radio interview source: Dr. Kari Wallentine, veterinarian, Kansas State University Listen here for the radio story   Why so scared? Why do some dogs fear thunderstorms?...