A dog training podcast for serious behavior nerds

A behind-the-scenes look into the reality of dog training, behavior, and learning. We love our dogs, we love our jobs, but sometimes it's not all unicorns and rainbows. Sometimes at the end of the day, you just need a drink and a friend who gets it.

With a heavy dose of humor and a side of empathy, we explore high-level behavior science concepts mixed with real conversations and practical training advice. We keep it nerdy, relatable, and real.


Your podcast has been great food for thought for my eventual dog training and just life in general.

– Deborah Smith

My dogs love Hannah without knowing it!I've switched a lot of things around in my training (subtle and not-so-subtle) since listening to this podcast, and WOW. My dogs are learning faster, I'm having more fun, THEY'RE having more fun, and my pet dog clients are getting more precise clicker info as well. Even if you're not a competition obedience or agility person, this podcast has something for everyone interested in training! If you have any shred of dog-neediness in you, check this podcast out.

- noxlee

GREAT Podcast
This is a totally delightful and informative podcast. A must for anyone interested in understanding the science involved in training dogs for competition obedience. Hannah is endlessly charming, funny, and incredibly smart. What a treat to follow along as Hannah reasons out, either by herself or with a guest, how to understand and use various behavioral principles.

- bonnieburman

Best Binge Podcast for Dog Behavior Nerds
Hannah Branigan's Drinking From The Toilet is far and away the sweetest ear candy for anyone even remotely interested in a scientific look at behavior (human, dog, etc). Each episode dives deep into all areas of training and behavior - in a highly entertaining and accessible way. Hannah gives me new ways to look at my relationship with my dog, and a new perspective with which to view her behavior. My brain and heart light up with each episode. Well done Hannah, this podcast is a gem, and very reinforcing!

- A Michelson

Your "interview" with Leslie McDevitt. What a hoot! It was uplifting for me as a former dog sports competitor to hear you talk about crying in the car after an agility run. I've had this feeling numerous times after a flyball practice. Your low key chat with Leslie was just the breath of fresh air I needed today.

– Kelly Shinn

Awesome podcast
A great podcast from the Leslie Knope of dog training. Can't wait for the next episode.

- Bring back Firefly

Nnja Dog Training & Humor
Hannah never disappoints. She always makes me laugh and helps me learn in equal measure.


So glad I subscribed!
Witty, informative and fun! A must-subscribe for all trainers, novice to professional!

- Raquel Wilson

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