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Yoga and Reiki for Dogs!
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Susan's guest this week, is Toriano Sanzone, a Chicago dog trainer who will share and demonstrate yoga techniques with dogs, that not only help stretch joints and muscles but strengthens the bond between human and canine, and increases the willingness of dogs to respond to cues. Then you will learn what Reiki is, and how Toriano has used this touch technique to lessen aggression and help injured dogs recover. Live cameras are in the broadcast studio so you'll want to watch to see cute puppies doing yoga! We'll also hear about the nationwide "Letters for Pets" campaign encouraging the White House to designate a National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day from "Tails" magazine, founder, Janice Brown.
Episode Segments:
Wild About Pets: The Letters for Pets Project
Tails Magazine Founder Janice Brown tells Susan about her Letters for Pets Project, and how she hopes it will lead to a National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day.

(photo courtesy of Tails Pet Media Group, Inc.)
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Wild About Pets: Yoga For Dogs
Toriano Sanzone joins Susan in studio to tell us about yoga for dogs. We’ll learn how it can be used for obedience, to gage dog’s temperaments, and why it’s a great way to exercise your furry friends. Toriano demonstrates some techniques with a few furry friends.

(photo courtesy of Dopa Dogs, Inc)
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Wild About Pets: Reiki for Dogs
Toriano explains a technique called Reiki, it’s powerful healing properties, and how it can be used for animals and humans. We’ll once again get some demonstrations. Toniano will also discuss his push for pet wellness, and how he is teaching it to pet owners.

(photo courtesy of Dopa Dogs, Inc)
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Links to Related Websites:
Letters For PetsCampaign
nspired by the USPS' social awareness stamps, join us in a letter writing campaign asking the White House to declare April 30 as National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day

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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Toriano Sanzone
• Master Dog Trainer Toriano Antoine Sanzone is an author, dog behaviorist, motivational speaker and entrepreneur.

• Seven years’ professional experience in canine industry

• Provided seminar training for the Inmates at the Westville State Prison in Indiana and the Chicago Juvenile Detention Center

• Volunteered training services for the Chicago Animal Care and Control and other animal shelters

• Owned and managed several dog training facilities in Chicago for 4 years

• Created training programs for various other dog facilities: Camp Bow Wow, Petland, Bark Chicago and others

• Level 1 Reiki Healer and expert on dog nutrition

• Created 12 doggie yoga maneuvers

• Awarded Dog Trainer of the year 2007, 2008, and 2009 by the Personal Protection Dog Association

• Nominated Dog Trainer of The Year by Tails Magazine Reader’s Choice Awards

• Currently in the process of writing a book on doggie yoga called “DOGA in Costa Rica”

Click here to visit his website

Janice Brown
Award-winning publisher, mother of three children (as well as the proud owner of two dogs and two cats) and active board member of more than one animal shelter, Janice Brown is a woman of action. "People will believe what you do, not what you say,'' she said. True to her philosophy, there is no stopping the cheerful, down-to-earth (and equally determined) Brown when it comes to what she sees as her underlying mission and the founding principle behind her overwhelmingly successful regional publication, Tails: helping animals. The founder of Tails Media Group, Inc., which provides pet owners with articles and resources, and sponsors local events, Brown launched ChicagoTails in 2000.

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