Discover the path to a happier, well-behaved companion

Transform your bond with your four-legged friend and overcome everyday challenges with ease.

✓ Build stronger bonds

✓ Enhance dog behavior

✓ Reduce common troubles

✓ Entertaining content

✓ Expert advice

✓ Practical solutions

Bond with your dog, one bark at a time

Everyday struggles with your canine companion can strain your relationship and leave you feeling frustrated. Dog owners face common challenges, like excessive barking, destructive chewing, or leash pulling, that create friction between them and their pets.

Develop a stronger connection

Imagine enjoying peaceful walks or unwinding at home with your well-behaved dog by your side. Understanding what’s going on with your dog is possible through the insightful knowledge and engaging content provided by Dog Talk with Mel.


A World of Dog Behavior Wisdom at Your Fingertips

Tune into Dog Talk with Mel's YouTube channel and podcast, a trusted source of practical advice and expert tips to address common canine behavior challenges.

Engaging discussions, informative videos, and interviews with industry professionals will enable you to deepen your connection with your own faithful companion.

Walking with you on your dog parent journey.


I’m Melissa Sutherland and I understand the trials and rewards of dog ownership.

I genuinely care about enhancing the connection between you and your four-legged friend. As the experienced owner of two successful dog daycares in Halifax, NS, I know A LOT about your furry friend and I’ve seen it all.

I started this channel and podcast to reach more dog owners like you: those who want to develop a deeper connection and a better relationship with their pets.

Think of me like your trusted guide, dishing out practical solutions that'll have you and your four-legged BFF singing Kumbaya together in no time. Now, let's take off on this pawsome adventure together, shall we?

Discover, learn, and bond in 3 easy steps

Step 1: Subscribe

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Step 2: Skill Up

Explore topics that tackle
common canine issues, listen in
to expert insights and success stories.

Step 3: Strengthen your connection

Apply the practical advice to nourish your bond and improve your dog's behavior.

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"I have seen remarkable improvements in my dog's behavior since I started watching Mel's videos and using her tips!"

—Janet Peterson, Proud Dog Owner

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"I can finally enjoy my afternoons playing fetch with my furry pal now that we've conquered our leash-pulling problems!"

—Robert Thomson, Canine Enthusiast

Start your journey to a stronger bond with your dog by diving into our FREE content.

By understanding how your dog thinks and behaves, you can better communicate with them, strengthening your bond. Not only that, you’ll:

  • Get further faster with your training because you’ll understand what your dog needs to learn new skills + behaviours.
  • Understand what is causing your pup to demonstrate any behavioral issues, like aggression, separation anxiety, or excessive barking.
  • Develop a deeper understanding of dog psychology. You’ll connect with your dog on a deeper level, fostering trust and mutual understanding.
  • Learn how to anticipate and prevent potential issues, such as conflicts with other dogs, destructive behavior, or health problems associated with stress.
  • Discover how dogs interact and perceive their environment enabling you to facilitate positive social interactions, both with other dogs and with humans.

Ready to begin? Subscribe now and never miss an opportunity to deepen your own canine connection.