Podcast Episode 84: A New Book To Teach Your Dog Fun and Cute Tricks

This episode is full of so much great info for any dog mom. Today’s guest is an author and also a dog trick evaluator who has some really cool ideas on new tricks that you can teach your dog to create a stronger bond with them, or even make them an Instagram star! We also talk about how her work can assist in therapy dog programs – from reading to children to showing off tricks for seniors. Oh and if you’re interested in getting your brand featured in dog magazines, she has advice for that too!

A New Book To Teach Your Dog Fun and Cute Tricks

Sassafras Lowrey is an award-winning author and Certified Trick Dog Instructor. Her books have been honored by organizations ranging from the American Library Association to the Lambda Literary Foundation. She writes regularly for national and local dog magazines and has published 9 books of her own including 3 just for dog owners including the newest, Tricks in the City.

After many years in New York City, Sassafras now lives and writes in Portland, Oregon alongside her partner, three cats, and three dogs of dramatically different sizes who all train in a variety of canine sports from agility to tricks.

Topics Discussed in this Episode:

  • Attending dog trick and agility competitions
  • Reading books to your dogs
  • Structuring your time when you have multiple dogs and multiple jobs
  • Teaching new tricks to your dogs
  • Finding and building relationships for freelance writer opportunities


Where to Find Sassafras:


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