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Interview with Cat de Rham - On life, yoga and happiness

Here is an interview with one of the most influential people in my life, my friend Cat de Rham. I owe my health and wellbeing to her, and hope that she will inspire you to make the best out of your life. In order for our dogs to be healthy, they...

Podcast: Toxic positivity, wrinkles, and inner beauty

In this episode, I explain how toxic positivity leads to the perception that emotions are divided into two groups, the negative and the positive. Anger, frustration, fear, and feeling overwhelmed, are normal emotions just the same as joy, happiness, and excitement. They would not be able to exist without each...

Podcast: The universal key to treating almost any disease and how to help your dog live longer

This is probably the most important podcast to keep your dog healthy or help it recover or get better from any disease. Find out why toxicity is one of the primary causes of disease, the importance of providing the body with the proper building blocks of wholesome food and essential...

Podcast: Helping the pets in Ukraine - A follow up interview with Lana Niland

You may have noticed that the media coverage of the war in Ukraine has all but disappeared, but the war is still going strong. It is now in month 6, and the people and animals in Ukraine still need our attention. In this follow-up interview with Lana Niland of Ukrainian Patriot, hear...

Podcast: Poop, diarrhea, and dietary allergies in dogs - The perfect No.2

Say goodbye to sleepless nights cleaning up messes and say hello to the perfect No 2! Learn what to do if your dog has diarrhea and how to improve your dog’s gut health. Also, home remedies, a first aid diet, supplement recommendations, and why you should beware of some commonly used...

Podcast: Do dogs behave better when they have more freedom?

Do you know a fearful or reactive dog? What if dog restrictions and leash laws are at the core of dog behaviour issues? I’ve spoken on this topic many times, and I won’t stop until countries like the USA and Canada recognize how important dogs are to our wellbeing and...

Podcast: Empowering and inspiring pet parents with holistic vet Dr. Jeff Feinman

In this podcast, I had the pleasure of speaking with one of my most trusted colleagues and dear friends, Dr. Jeff Feinman. Dr. Jeff is a veterinarian, microbiologist, and one of the most beautiful and humble people I know. While we’ve been friends for decades (and even roommates while taking a...

Podcast: Interview with Rodney Habib, best-selling author and dog lover extraordinaire

A beautiful and heartfelt interview with New York Times best-selling author, Rodney Habib. There is a reason why Rodney has been able to build a thriving online community that is over 3 million strong. He is one of the most inspiring, humble, and kindest people I know, and he's also...

Podcast: An interview with a frontline pet rescuer in Ukraine

If there is one interview you should listen to, this is it. I had the privilege of speaking with Lana Niland, a Canadian who has been living in Ukraine since 2003. We discuss the brave work she is doing to help the people and animals of Ukraine, and how we...

Podcast: 9 out of 10 dogs and people suffer from this condition

In this episode Dr. Dobias discusses trauma, a condition that affects 9 out of 10 people and many dogs. Find out why it's responsible for emotional suffering, disease, cancer, and lost lives, and learn how working through it can change your life and the life of your dog. Thank you for listening! 

Podcast: Interview with Dr. Judy Morgan, DVM, on cancer prevention in dogs

In this episode, Dr. Dobias sits down with integrative veterinarian Dr. Judy Morgan to talk about how she discovered holistic medicine, why diet is key to your dog’s health and longevity, and the prevention and treatment of cancer in dogs. You can find Dr. Judy Morgan here:  

Podcast: Interview with Dr. Katie Woodley on life, medicine, and thinking differently

In this episode, Dr. Dobias sits down with Dr. Katie Woodley (a.k.a. The Natural Pet Doctor), to talk about everything from life, to holistic medicine, to thinking differently and connecting with others. You can find Dr. Katie here:  Thank you for listening! 

Podcast: How to switch from kibble to raw and the best bones for dogs

Are you worried about your dog's health or thinking of making the switch from kibble to raw or cooked natural food? In this episode, Dr. Dobias discusses how to switch your adult dog or puppy safely to a natural diet, and how to make their diet complete. You’ll also learn why bones...

Podcast: Are you and your dog getting older?

Watching our dogs and loved ones get older isn’t always easy. It may surprise you, but some experts say that aging is not a process, but a disease. Listen here for some of my thoughts on this topic and what you can do for you and your dog.

Podcast: How listening to your dog can transform your life

Are you planning changes in your life? Find out why you should listen to your dog before you take the plunge. Hear the story of how my dog Skai helped me transform my life, and learn how your dog can do the same for your life. 

Podcast: 10 most common mistakes dog lovers make when raising puppies

Are you, or someone you know, thinking about adopting a new puppy? In this podcast, Dr. Dobias discusses 10 key points to consider when getting a new puppy, from how much food a dog needs, to what diseases the breed is predisposed to, to training, over-exercising, over-vaccinating, too many prescription drugs,...

Podcast: 5 things and just a little bit of smoking

Do you know about the 80/20 rule, and how 20% of your choices can make an 80% difference? This rule can be applied to many things in life, including your dog's health, as well as your own. Listen to find out why you shouldn't stress about tiny details, and the...

Podcast: Natural health, supplements and internet trolls

Who is Mrs. Kratka, and what does she have to do with Internet trolls? In this episode, Dr. Dobias discusses what he really thinks about those who troll online, and also tells a heart-warming story of Mrs. Kratka, his childhood champion and life-long friend. And a bonus: Dr. Dobias is often asked...

Podcast: A story of a lost friend and how to find your place of truth

Can you imagine living in a world where friends become enemies, and opportunities and freedoms are taken away just because of a difference of opinions? Listen as Dr. Dobias discusses his perspective on the world’s current events as someone who has lived behind the Iron Curtain, along with his thoughts on...

Podcast: One drug you should protect your dog from and how to stand your ground when it is prescribed

In this episode, Dr. Dobias explains how to protect your dog from the harmful side effects of steroids, and what to do when you veterinarian or doctor suggests them for you or your dog.This episode also includes a bonus on how to choose the best vet for your dog, how...

Podcast: How to lengthen your dog’s life and live with no regrets - An Interview with Dr. Karen Becker

In this episode, Dr. Dobias sits down with his dear colleague, friend and ally, Dr. Karen Becker, DVM. Listen as they discuss how Dr. Becker became drawn to the natural world and veterinary medicine; how 90% of the diseases vets see in the operating room are not emergencies, but lifestyle...

Podcast: Interview with Jill Robinson, CEO of Animals Asia

Get ready to hear about true kindness in action! In this episode, Dr. Dobias sits down with Jill Robinson, CEO of Animals Asia, an organization dedicated to ending bear bile farming, the trade of dogs and cats for meat consumption, and abusive animal practices in zoos and safaris in Asia....

Podcast: 9 step natural treatment plan for skin yeast infections (Malassezia) in dogs

Are you spending sleepless nights with your itchy, scratchy, and smelly dog? In this episode, Dr. Dobias discusses how to diagnose skin yeast infections in dogs (Malassezia), as well as symptoms, causes, and prevention. You’ll also hear why the conventional anti-fungal drug and shampoo protocols just don’t work, and learn about Dr....

Podcast: Interview with an Australian holistic vet - Dr. Edward Bassingthwaite

I always love chatting with my good friend and colleague, Dr. Edward Bassingthwaite. We have so much in common not only in our perspectives about holistic veterinary care, but in life too. In this podcast, we talk about the three keys to your dog's health, how to detect if your dog...

Podcast: Why dog collars cause disease and shorten dogs' lives

Some people believe that the brain and head are the centre of the body, but that’s not exactly true. In this episode, Dr. Dobias discusses the mysterious link between our dogs’ necks and their internal organ health, and how the autonomous nervous system, or ANS, regulates the most essential functions and...

Podcast: Giardia in dogs - Natural treatment and prevention

Are you worried your dog will get Giardia? In this episode, Dr. Dobias gives insight into the western treatment and approach to Giardia, as well as the holistic and natural approach to treating this parasite. He also outlines his 3-step natural treatment protocol for Giardia should your dog be diagnosed...

Podcast: 13 essential minerals that will make a big difference to your dog’s health

Do you love your dog more than your house, car or bicycle? Of course you do! We all know the work that goes into maintaining these things, and your dog’s body is no different. In this fun and informative podcast, Dr. Dobias discusses minerals, the essential building blocks responsible for the 37 000...

Podcast: How exercise, activities and injuries can affect your dog’s lifespan

If you have a dog, you’ll know that playing, fetching, swimming and walks are the highlights of their day.  But did you know that some forms of exercise can cause injuries, shorten your dog’s lifespan, and even cause organ damage or cancer? In this episode, Dr. Dobias outlines safe exercise...

Podcast: Balancing the correct ratio of calcium and phosphorus in your dogs’ food

Has your doctor ever suggested that you eat a diet made up only of processed foods? Of course not! Listen as Dr. Dobias dives deep into how to achieve the correct ratio of Calcium and Phosphorus in our dogs’ food; how to balance a raw diet for dogs of all breeds, sizes...

Podcast: Puppies Part 3 - Behaviour, exercise and training

Puppies, puppies, puppies! Whether you’re a puppy parent or a people parent, we know that raising a little one can be hard, and it’s inevitable that mistakes will be made. In Dr. Dobias’ third and final podcast of his Puppy Series, he discusses 16 common mistakes new puppy owners make, from...

Podcast: Puppies Part 2 - 15 dangerous myths that may make puppies sick

It may surprise you, but 25 years ago, Dr. Peter Dobias was once a top-selling processed food veterinarian in his province of British Columbia. So, why did this once award-winning “kibble seller” ditch the processed food in favour of a natural, species-appropriate diet for our canine friends? And what were...

Podcast: Puppies Part 1 - Socialization and vaccines

In this first episode of a three-part series on raising healthy puppies, Dr. Dobias uncovers the first common, yet harmful, myth about how to rear a healthy, happy, and well-adjusted puppy.  Many well-meaning dog parents have been told by their veterinarian that it is dangerous to socialize their pup before...

Podcast: Your dog may be your mirror. And what are dogs 2.0?

Do you think you and your dog are alike? What do you most enjoy about your dog? Does your dog ever make you feel embarrassed, frustrated, or angry because they’ve been acting naughty? I cover these questions and more in this episode.  I also discuss why some dogs become aggressive,...

Podcast: Knowing the pinched hose principle may save your dog’s life

Nature is the perfect architect. Every bone, blood vessel, nerve, muscle, and organ is placed in an intricate and deliberate design. But what happens when something in the design becomes out of place or misaligned?  Dogs love to play, chase, and be active, which often leads to spinal twists, misalignments,...

Podcast: What do airplanes and dogs have in common?

Can you believe that everything in this universe, from your dog to a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, are made out of the same building blocks? But what happens when those building blocks are missing, or are in short supply?

Podcast: Why drugs are like dirty sink water / Tips on how to survive and thrive in 2021

Disease is a loss of balance in the body, and a conventional approach to treatment using pharmaceuticals often doesn’t address the root cause of disease.  Learn about 4 commonly used groups of drugs for dogs, their side effects, and which ones are okay and which ones you should avoid. 

Podcast: How to know if your dog is hurting or has suffered an undetected injury

Dogs love to play, run, swim and have all sorts of fun, and while activity is the essence of healthy and happy life, injuries happen.    In this episode, you will get insight into knowing when you need to take them to the vet, how to do a simple exam...

Podcast: Protect your dog from toxins

Unless you and your dog live in a glass bubble, exposure to toxins is a sad part of daily life.  In this episode, I explain how toxins and foreign substances can cause a chain of events in the body that lead to disease. I also share why hair testing is...

Podcast: We don't know what we don't know

What is the one thing that EVERY dog lover needs to know or keep in mind when considering their dog's health and life expectancy? In this episode, I discuss the importance of keeping in mind that there will always be things we don't know and how an open mind and curious attitude will help...

Podcast: Why I do what I do - With Dr. Peter Dobias

How did a young boy riding horses in the Eastern Bloc end up as a veterinarian living in Canada? And why did that veterinarian leave his practice to start a mission to help as many dogs and dog lovers as possible live healthy, happy, and long lives together?