The Open Mike Show, sponsored by Hounds Town Radio, will be a one-hour LIVE call-in talk show hosted by former police lieutenant, business owner, and retired Navy veteran Mike Gould. We're going to talk all things dog, of course, and also discuss political hypocrisy, current events, small business, animal rescue, the connection between humans and animals, and anything else that comes to mind, in a lively and lighthearted format. The show will feature both up-and-coming and well known celebrities, comedians, politicians, public figures, authors, and charitable organizations. Call in for FREE GIVEAWAYS for daycare, grooming, comedy tickets, and more! Be sure to listen LIVE on July 6th for our first show! If you'd like to be a guest or sponsor a show, contact Jackie@HoundsTownUSA.com, 631.873.9486.

Michael Gould is the owner of Hounds Town USA and has worked with dogs most of his life as a trainer and handler. Realizing the need for quality day care when pet owners are unable to be home for their canine family members, Michael embarked on a solution...and so was born Hounds Town USA in Port Jefferson Station. Now, there are locations in Ronkonkoma and Farmingdale, as well and Hounds Town USA has become a franchise.

Michael Gould is a nationally recognized expert in the field of Police Canine Training and the use of Scent Detection Dogs in private industry. Michael is certified by the Bureau of Municipal Police as a Police Canine Trainer and Evaluator or Police Working Dogs. Mike began his dog training career in 1983 as one of the first police canine handlers in the New York City Police Department. He later transferred to the Nassau County Police Department, and as Lieutenant, commanded their prestigious K9 unit. Michael is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy. He has traveled throughout the world studying Police K9 programs. Immediately following the terrorist attacks on 9-11, Mike was deployed overseas with the United States Navy and was assigned as a Technical Observer for the USN Military Working Dog Program. Mike has appeared on numerous radio and television programs, and has testified as an expert witness in the field of canine deployment and dog bites. Mike was also co-owner of a Canine Scent Detection business, which provided explosive and narcotic detection dogs to private industries.

If you'd like to be a guest or sponsor a show, contact Jackie@HoundsTownUSA.com, 631.873.9486.
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