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Dog Tales

Parcast

They’re four-legged, full of love and often times more like family than their nickname suggests. Parcast Network’s endearing original series, Dog Tales, tells the true stories of heroic canines that have gone above and beyond their “best friend” duties. Every Monday, embark on a new journey of courage, service and unwavering sacrifice by our most loyal companions.

They’re four-legged, full of love and often times more like family than their nickname suggests. Parcast Network’s endearing original series, Dog Tales, tells the true stories of heroic canines that have gone above and beyond their “best friend” duties. Every Monday, embark on a new journey of courage, service and unwavering sacrifice by our most loyal companions.

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United States

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Parcast

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They’re four-legged, full of love and often times more like family than their nickname suggests. Parcast Network’s endearing original series, Dog Tales, tells the true stories of heroic canines that have gone above and beyond their “best friend” duties. Every Monday, embark on a new journey of courage, service and unwavering sacrifice by our most loyal companions.

Language:

English


Episodes

Alastair and Naomi’s Love Story - A Valentine’s Special

2/15/2021
Parcasters, your favorite hosts are getting personal in a heart-warming special from Our Love Story. Listen here to Alastair Murden tag-team with his wife Naomi as they tell their swoon-worthy tale of falling in love. Then search “Our Love Story” to hear real-life couples — including the hosts of your favorite Parcast series — prove that true love exists. Our Love Story is a Spotify Original from Parcast. New episodes every Tuesday. Listen free on Spotify. Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:23:12

Superstitions Special: New Year’s Eve Festivities

12/31/2020
The clock’s winding down on the final moments of the year and people around the world are putting their charms and traditions to work, shoring up good fortune for the future. But it’s not always our own personal luck that’s on the line… In this story, a night of superstitions weaves together the fates of merrymakers eager for fresh starts. This episode is presented by Superstitions, a Spotify Original from Parcast. Follow Superstitions free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:35:08

Holiday Special: A Christmas Carol (Pt. 2)

12/22/2020
He’s faced his ghosts, and reckoned with his past. But after decades of relentless self-enrichment, how can Ebenezer Scrooge truly redeem himself? “A Christmas Carol” is presented by Tales, a Spotify Original from Parcast. For more stories that aren’t afraid to get dark, follow Tales free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:50:12

Holiday Special: A Christmas Carol (Pt. 1)

12/22/2020
Nearly two centuries ago, Charles Dickens wrote a tale of greed and redemption. It starts with a miserly old man, his long-dead business partner, and the sound of rattling chains… When Ebenezer Scrooge is forced to reckon with his past, he’s in for a frightful night of ghostly visitations — and a long overdue moral awakening. “A Christmas Carol” is presented by Tales, a Spotify Original from Parcast. For more stories that aren’t afraid to get dark, follow Tales free on Spotify, or wherever...

Duration:00:48:24

Blind Dating: Finding Love on a Podcast

12/7/2020
You know you can find love in a bar… on an app… Why not a podcast? Every week on Blind Dating, one hopeful single is introduced to two potential matches in a virtual hangout — no cameras allowed. This week, listen in as Pauler, a 33-year-old dancer from Australia, meets a tutor who falls for mama’s boys and a one-time swinger who’s “lived and learned” in LA. Is personality enough to spark a lasting connection? Listen to find out… and don’t miss the twist at the end! Blind Dating is free on...

Duration:00:20:23

Ghost Stories Crossover: John Charrington’s Wedding

11/23/2020
Today we’re bringing you a special episode from another Spotify Original from Parcast. If you enjoy it, check out Haunted Places: Ghost Stories on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts! Have you missed Alastair? Hear him retell chilling tales on the new Spotify Original from Parcast, Haunted Places: Ghost Stories! In this episode, meet a lovesick man who would do anything to marry the woman of his dreams… dead or alive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:51

Welcome to Our Love Story

11/2/2020
How do complete strangers turn into perfect pairs? On the new Spotify Original from Parcast, Our Love Story, hear from real-life couples themselves as they share the intimate, funny, joy-filled moments of their relationship — without skipping over what’s been hard. Tune in every Tuesday for new episodes featuring people like David, 41, and Samantha, 36, whose improv-fueled friendship led to a fateful first date and the sweetest park bench proposal. Listen now, and follow Our Love Story free...

Duration:00:10:12

True Horror: Top 10 Haunted Crime Scenes

10/21/2020
Parcast Network is spinning a web of new shows and special programming to celebrate our favorite season. Follow us into the darkest depths of history, mystery, and the human mind — starting with this episode of Crime Countdown! Hosts Ash and Alaina are ranking the top 10 haunted crime scenes, including an Irish castle with a deadly trap door and the home of a ghostly bride. If you enjoy this episode, search Crime Countdown to find more passionate takes on top-ten rankings. Listen free on...

Duration:00:41:20

All New! Superstitions

10/13/2020
Every Wednesday, meet us at the intersection of chaos and fate… We’re unveiling the backstories and hidden lessons inside superstitions from around the world, and telling the stories of those who dare to defy them. Are these eerie codes of conduct simply about exerting control in an unpredictable world? Or can we truly sway supernatural forces to work in our favor? Enjoy this exclusive clip from our episode on black cats. Then search Superstitions to find more episodes, free on Spotify or...

Duration:00:13:41

Introducing Blind Dating

9/30/2020
Can you meet the love of your life doing a socially distanced podcast in your living room? There’s only one way to find out! Every Wednesday on Blind Dating, host Tara Michelle introduces one hopeful single to two strangers in a voice-only virtual hangout. They’ll chat, flirt, and make the case for why they deserve a second date. But once a match is made and the cameras are turned on, will the new connection be strong enough to last? Enjoy the first episode of Blind Dating, then follow Blind...

Duration:00:19:05

Solved Murders: The Story of Helen Potts

9/25/2020
Listeners, we’re excited to bring you an episode from one of our favorite podcasts, Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries. Every Wednesday on Solved Murders, we explore the days, months, and even years leading up to the closure of a seemingly uncrackable case. This is part 1 of our episode on Helen Potts, a young girl who gets tangled up with a playboy medical student, with deadly consequences—but not for the reasons you might first suspect. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to check out...

Duration:00:35:54

Sgt. Rex: Marine Corps Hero

7/6/2020
In 2006, Mike Dowling and Megan Leavey were each desperate to adopt their bomb-detecting partner in the Marines: Rex the German Shepherd. But they’d have to fight the U.S. government, life-changing injuries, and even each other in order to bring their beloved Sergeant home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:21

Fido: Abraham Lincoln’s First ‘First Dog’

7/6/2020
Today, Abraham Lincoln is famous for his presidency, and for signing the Emancipation Proclamation. But he was known in his own lifetime for eccentricities like his love of animals, and his close relationship with a small stray mutt named Fido. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:37

Introducing: Meet Cute

7/5/2020
When you’re between episodes of Dog Tales, you should check out another great podcast called Meet Cute. It isn’t a Parcast show, but if you’re into “puppy love,” Meet Cute is perfect for you. Meet cutes are short-form audio romantic comedies that take the listener from “meet cute” to “happily ever after” in 15 minutes — because everyone needs a good love story. To hear more episodes, search Meet Cute on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts!

Duration:00:15:52

Higgins: From Stray to Star

6/29/2020
In 1958, animal trainer Frank Inn spotted a dirty, homeless mutt in an animal shelter. He took the pup, named Higgins, home... and made history. That humble stray became one of the biggest leading dogs in Hollywood, headlining the beloved Benji franchise. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:21

Smoky: The Yorkie Doodle Dandy

6/22/2020
On the island of New Guinea, at the height of WWII, Bill Wynne came across a stray pup—a 7-inch tall Yorkshire Terrier. He named her Smoky, and she's credited with being the first recorded therapy dog. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:50

Cinderella Dogs: Overcoming Disabilities

6/15/2020
Just like humans, many dogs have their fair share of bad luck. But that can make their “Cinderella story” that much more inspiring. We’re sharing miraculous tales of animals that faced adverse circumstances and tall odds—but were lucky enough to connect with owners who helped them rise up and inspire the world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:10

Jofi: Freud’s Grand Dame

6/8/2020
Sigmund Freud is frequently described as the father of psychoanalysis, and his dog Jofi could be considered the grand dame of therapy dogs. Theirs was a partnership that didn't begin until late in Freud's life, but it was one that would change him forever. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:27

Barry der Menschenretter: People Rescuer

6/1/2020
The image of a Saint Bernard bounding through the snow, a barrel of brandy attached to its collar, comes from one specific dog: Barry der Meschenretter. Throughout his illustrious rescue career in the early 1800s, he saved many lives and kept travelers in the St. Bernard pass safe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:50

The Dogs of Hurricane Katrina

5/25/2020
An estimated 600,000 animals were killed or stranded by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. But, in the wake of the storm, politicians and animal rights activists banded together to create a silver lining: they made sure our pets would never be left behind again. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:14