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Meet cool, creative women entrepreneurs who are inspired by their dogs to create successful businesses. Tori Mistick, the dog mom behind award winning blog Wear Wag Repeat is talking to dog moms across North America who are inspired by the joy, fun and pure love that their dogs bring to their lives. These women have named their companies after their pups, created products to help them, and even raised money to help other pets in need. If working alongside your dog is your dream, then you will love this podcast!

Meet cool, creative women entrepreneurs who are inspired by their dogs to create successful businesses. Tori Mistick, the dog mom behind award winning blog Wear Wag Repeat is talking to dog moms across North America who are inspired by the joy, fun and pure love that their dogs bring to their lives. These women have named their companies after their pups, created products to help them, and even raised money to help other pets in need. If working alongside your dog is your dream, then you will love this podcast!
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Meet cool, creative women entrepreneurs who are inspired by their dogs to create successful businesses. Tori Mistick, the dog mom behind award winning blog Wear Wag Repeat is talking to dog moms across North America who are inspired by the joy, fun and pure love that their dogs bring to their lives. These women have named their companies after their pups, created products to help them, and even raised money to help other pets in need. If working alongside your dog is your dream, then you will love this podcast!

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@tmistick

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English

Contact:

(412) 889-5871


Episodes

43 | Bringing Together Pets And Food with Melissa Gundersen of Proud Dog Mom

1/16/2019
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On this episode, I’m talking to a TV news anchor turned dog mom blogger and cookbook author! It’s amazing what she’s accomplished in just 3 years since since starting her site. We talk about how she’s been able to get it all done, from photos to recipes and more with the help of her favorite apps and tools - make sure you listen until the end to see what those are! (00:00) Intro (00:29) Introducing Melissa Gundersen of Proud Dog Mom (05:34) What inspired Melissa to start a dog...

Duration:00:37:27

42 | Building a PetSitter Community with Ramsey Timmons of PetPawneur

1/9/2019
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On this episode, I’m talking to a woman who’s made caring for geriatric and special needs pets her business. As you listen you’ll hear how important it is to be passionate about what you do if you want to work with pets. She also talks about various dog sitting apps and the virtual community of pet sitters that she’s building so everyone can connect with likeminded pet industry entrepreneurs. (00:00) Intro (00:29) Introducing Ramsey Timmons of PetPawneur (03:21) Ramsey shares what her...

Duration:00:36:07

41 | How to Run a Giveaway on Your Dog's Instagram Account

1/2/2019
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In this episode I’m outlining a few different formats for Instagram giveaways, listing their pros and cons and explaining how to run your giveaway in an FTC and Instagram approved way! Whether it’s big or small, I highly recommend hosting a giveaway on your dog’s account this year. The rest of the shownotes are at wearwagrepeat.com/podcast.

Duration:00:27:13

40 | Pursue Your Pet Dream Job with Shannen Standiford of Pups on the Coast

12/26/2018
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On this episode, I got to talk to a major dog lover! I thought everyone might like to hear from someone who’s a little different than my regular guests. This dog mom is making a big impact in the lives of dogs through her work in the veterinary field, as a groomer, dog sitter and now a trainer! The biggest takeaway I hope you get from this episode is to take chances and be open minded about where your career path is headed - as long as it is somehow related to dogs, of course! You don’t...

Duration:00:27:42

39 | Improve Your Pet Photography with Nicole Begley of Nicole Begley Photography

12/19/2018
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On this episode, I’m talking to a pet photographer who’s turned her expertise in that industry into an educational empire! I hope she doesn’t mind me referring to it that way, but when you build up a Facebook group to 8,000 members, I think you’re at empire status! We discuss photography tips, productivity apps, business advice and of course we talked about her rescue dog. If you’d like to improve your pet photography (either for business or as a hobby) then this episode will be super...

Duration:00:30:12

38 |Create A Brand Ambassador Program With Kelsey Gallipeau Of Barklyn Grace

12/12/2018
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On this episode, I’m talking to a solopreneur who started a clothing line inspired by her love of dogs about 3 years ago. She’s single handedly grown it into a major brand with 50,000 instagram followers and over 2,000 brand ambassadors. The most inspiring part is that everything she does is cause based - a percentage of every sale goes to rescuing homeless dogs. Listen in to learn about how to get your own dream off the ground, email marketing tips and how she finds unique products and...

Duration:00:25:44

37 | Finding Vendors through Social Media with Cory Turner of Dogly

12/5/2018
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On this episode you’ll learn how an e-commerce pet store also serves as an online community of dog lovers and supports rescues across the country with every purchase. Learn how this mother daughter entrepreneur team finds vendors for their store and connects with experts to guide their customers. In turn, they’ve become experts themselves and they use that as their main social media content strategy. (00:00) Intro (00:29) Introducing Cory Turner of Dogly (03:06) What brands and products...

Duration:00:30:59

36 | 7 Tools and Tricks To Run Your Pet Industry Business on Autopilot

12/3/2018
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On this episode, I share the 7 tools and tricks I use to run my pet business on autopilot. Keeping my shop, blog and podcast running can get really crazy! But since I use a lot of automation, I’m able to have more time time to play with my dogs! I’m so excited to share these with you because I’ve been getting so many Instagram DMs from family and friends! Listen in! The rest of the shownotes are at wearwagrepeat.com/podcast.

Duration:00:26:45

35 | Staying Authentic with Amanda Rose of Holistic Pet Radio

11/28/2018
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On this episode, we’re talking a lot about pet wellness and nutrition. Do you include probiotics and phyto plankton in your dog’s diet? Listen to find out why you should! All this advice and much more is coming from Amanda who owns a natural pet food store and offers holistic pet wellness consultations. We also talk about why it’s so important to stay authentic in the pet business. Let’s dive in! (00:00) Intro (00:30) Introducing Amanda Rose of Holistic Pet Radio (02:25) How Amanda got...

Duration:00:30:10

34| Keeping Your Business Local with Jen Fox of BumbleBee Pet Co

11/21/2018
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Welcome to Wear Wag Repeat Podcast Episode 34: Jen Fox of Bumble Bee Pet Company saw an opportunity to apply her sewing and design problem solving skills to the pet industry. Her brand new start up is focused on creating products based around making the dog walk a better experience. We discuss how she and her co-founder (who’s also her brother) found a local manufacturer who gives back to the community. If you’re a maker or just curious about design, you’ll love this interview! (00:00)...

Duration:00:25:47

33| Busting Myths About CBD Oil for Your Pets with Erin Mastopietro

11/14/2018
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In this episode, you'll hear from Erin Mastopietro, the founder of Dope Dog, a hemp product line that helps dogs who struggle with anxiety, joint pain, and even epilepsy! There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to giving your dogs cannabis products. Find out the answer to the most common concern about your dog getting high and hear Erin’s best business advice! (00:00) Intro (00:30) Introducing Erin Mastopietro of Dope Dog (02:31) Learn what Dope Dog sells (04:56) The uses for...

Duration:00:25:57

32| Making Dogcare More Affordable with Christie Horvath and Trina Pappadia

11/7/2018
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In this episode, Christie Horvath, Founder of Wagmo, a pet wellness business and Trina Pappadia who helps run the company, speak about the importance of regular vet visits. We cover a lot of topics from managing my sweet Bert’s epilepsy to cool underground marketing strategies. If you don’t have pet insurance, this is a must listen! (00:00) Intro (00:30) Introducing Christie Horvath and Trina Pappadia of Wagmo (02:15) How Christie came up with the idea of Wagmo (04:16) Christie shares...

Duration:00:26:03

Shopify Store Update and Next Steps

10/10/2018
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In this solo episode Tori Mistick updates listeners on the progress of her online shop for stylish dog moms that launched on August 1, 2018. She's evaluating what sold and what didn't, exploring print on demand with local artists and looking into press and advertising opportunities. Plus, Tori finally got Instagram to integrate with her Shopify account after troubleshooting for 2 months! Visit the Wear Wag Repeat shop for context on this episode at shop.wearwagrepeat.com. Show notes are...

Duration:00:26:21

Kim Dow Knows How to Brand Pet Businesses

10/3/2018
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Kim Dow is an entrepreneur who's combined her creative spirit with her drive to empower women and her love of animals to start three award-winning businesses. Her flagship company is Sass Studios specializes in supporting and empowering women-owned and pet-related businesses by helping them cultivate their visual “voice”. Do you know who your target audience is? We’ll get into why you need to know and how it will help you grow your pet related biz. Plus learn about productivity apps that...

Duration:00:31:19

Dog Trainer Victoria Schade's New Novel, Life on the Leash

9/17/2018
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Victoria Schade is a dog trainer, author and entrepreneur who chatted with me about her new novel, Life on the Leash. It's a romantic comedy about a dog mom who finds herself translating her dog training skills to her love life. This book also serves as an opportunity to educate and improve the image of Pit Bulls. We cover a ton of interesting topics in this interview including marketing ideas and behind the scenes secrets of The Puppy Bowl! show notes:...

Duration:00:29:22

Sheri Soltes of Service Dogs, Inc. Transforms Rescue Dogs

9/6/2018
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Sheri Soltes of Service Dogs, Inc. runs a Texas based non-profit that trains rescue dogs to become service animals for people with disabilities. If you love heartwarming stories of life-saving dogs, then you’ll love this conversation. Also, September is National Service Dog Month, a time designated to raising awareness and showing appreciation for the extraordinary work service animals do every day for the people in their care. Share this episode to help honor these amazing dogs and people!

Duration:00:34:45

Maitri Mody of Honey I Dressed The Pug #TwinningIsWinning

8/15/2018
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Maitri Mody of Honey I Dressed the Pug and Ari & M is using her experience in the fashion industry to create a brand for stylish dog moms. Her Instagram motto is Twinning is Winning - and that concept has helped her create a dedicated fan base to support the launch of her own line of dog accessories. Listen for advice on starting your own brand and becoming a social media influencer. Show notes: https://wearwagrepeat.com/episode-27

Duration:00:28:49

Liz Rubinstein of GingerLead is Supporting Dogs (Literally!)

8/9/2018
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Liz Rubinstein of GingerLead had trouble helping her golden retriever get around post-surgery. Instead of putting up with less than impressive solutions, she invented a new tool to help dogs and their owners get around safely and comfortably. Hear her story and learn about the Morris Animal Foundation Golden Retriever Lifetime Study that her current dog Jake is a part of. Show Notes: https://wearwagrepeat.com/podcast-episode-26/ ‎

Duration:00:32:44

Creating an Online Shop for My Blog

7/31/2018
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I'm so excited to share the Wear Wag Repeat Shop with you! I've been thinking about this concept since March and diligently working on it all Summer so it's with a lot of nervous excitement that I tell you it's NOW OPEN! Part of what I love to do is support other dog moms. That's why everything in my shop is handmade by dog moms and also why I recorded this episode in case it can help you pursue your dream of working alongside your dog.

Duration:00:32:58

Asia Dabrowski is Creating The Dog Momager Movement

7/18/2018
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Learn how Asia Dabrowski grew her dog’s Instagram account and then used that community of dog moms to built a new account just for crazy dog moms like us! In just the last six months, she’s built up that account, launched a website and sold branded goods to her followers who now tag her in posts on a regular basis. We get into specifics on website platforms and shipping processes. If you’re dreaming of starting a dog related business, this episode will give you a push to get started!

Duration:00:28:33