He Trains Saints' Dogs and Helps Thousands Uncover Purpose Through Pain (Meet Saints Fan Joseph James)

Episode 27
1h 0m | Jun 21, 2021

The Who Dat Nation is full of incredible people. On a new episode of Black and Gold Rush, you'll meet Joseph James, whose first client at his dog training business, Professional K9 Solutions, was someone New Orleans Saints know well - Zach Strief.

You'll hear how Joseph became the "unofficial dog trainer of the New Orleans Saints" thanks largely to Zach Strief and Senio Kelemete. A major theme throughout the episode is the power of relationships. The Saints welcomed Joseph and his family, and when Joseph's wife died of cancer in 2019, several players attended her funeral and others sent well-wishes, including Mrs. Gayle Benson.

But Joseph's story doesn't end in tragedy. He and host Rachel Jones discuss how he's coaching others to understand their purpose in life even if they're experiencing crushing pain. This is a wide-ranging episode that touches on grief, loss, love, relationships, and yes, also a lighthearted look at some of your favorite Saints dogs from Sean Payton to Drew Brees and much more.


Professional K9 Solutions

Joseph James Instagram

Purpose Through Pain Podcast

Episode 19 - Eroding vs. Growing with Michael James (on Apple Podcasts)

Rachel Jones Twitter

Rachel Jones Instagram



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