• Diagnosing America's Relationship with Pets - Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast 91 w/ Trainer Hannah Branigan

    2 days ago - By Open Culture

    91 4-9-21.mp3
    What is with the weird relationship we Americans have with our pets? Many of us treat them as our babies, yet of course they're our captives. Dog trainer Hannah Branigan joins your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt to talk about pets as entertainment, as hobby, and as pandemic companions. How can we make this relationship as beneficial as possible for all involved, and how can learning to be a better pet owner inform our treatment of other people? Plus, what do we want out of TV talking animals, dog training TV, and the abomination that is Pooch Perfect...
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