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Dog Works Radio is a show about our favorite canine companions. On the show we share training advice, give tips and tricks and interview guests from around the world. We also talk about canine sports, working dogs, therapy dogs and service dogs.

Dog Works Radio is a show about our favorite canine companions. On the show we share training advice, give tips and tricks and interview guests from around the world. We also talk about canine sports, working dogs, therapy dogs and service dogs.

Location:

United States

Description:

Dog Works Radio is a show about our favorite canine companions. On the show we share training advice, give tips and tricks and interview guests from around the world. We also talk about canine sports, working dogs, therapy dogs and service dogs.

Language:

English

Contact:

907-841-1686


Episodes

True North Expedition | Jonathan Hayes Part 2

10/16/2021
Join host Robert Forto as he welcomes Jonathan Hayes to talk about his recent sled dog expedition in Maine and the documentary True North. On this episode we talk to Jonathan about the logistics of the trip, how the expedition pays homage to his line of Seppala dogs and much more.

Duration:00:29:29

Interview with Musher Ed Clifford

10/14/2021
Join hosts Robert Forto and Kourosh Partow as they welcome musher, Ed Clifford to the Dog Driver podcast on Dog Works Radio. On this episode the guys talk to Ed about his dogs, racing, running in ultra marathons and more.

Duration:00:30:54

More Reasons to Love Your Dog

10/10/2021
Join host Michele Forto as she discusses more reasons to love your dog on Dog Works Radio. Dogs are a big part of our lives and evolution may play a part. In fact, dogs were the first species to be domesticated, going back 10,000 years. It is likely they afforded benefits to their owners, helping with hunting and offering companionship from the earliest days.

Duration:00:16:26

Seppala Siberians | Jonathan Hayes Part 1

10/9/2021
Join host Robert Forto as he welcomes Jonathan Hayes to Dog Works Radio to talk about the Seppala Siberian line, Togo, Balto, and the serum run. On this episode, we talk to Jonathan about his dogs, their unique story in mushing history, how his dog's ancestors played a role in saving the people of Nome, Alaska, and more.

Duration:00:29:17

Interview with Sprint Musher John Beck

10/7/2021
Join hosts Robert Forto and Kourosh Partow as they welcome sprint musher John Beck from Yellowknife, Canada to the Dog Driver podcast on Dog Works Radio. On this episode we talk to John about his dogs, the largest race in northern Canada, his training, and living in Yellowknife.

Duration:00:24:19

President Biden signed the PAWS Act

10/3/2021
Join host Michele Forto as she discusses the recent news about service dogs and President Biden signing the PAWS Act and the new rules for flying with service dogs on airplanes in the United States. The PAWS ACT, or 'Puppies Assisting Wounded Service members for Veterans Therapy Act,' authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to create a pilot program on dog training therapy that will provide dog-training skills and service dogs to veterans with mental illnesses.

Duration:00:24:46

Interview with Filmmaker Jeremy Grant

10/2/2021
Join host Robert Forto as he welcomes filmmaker, Jeremy Grant to Mushing Radio. On this episode, we talk about Jeremy's new documentary, True North. Jeremy talks about what it took to film a mushing team on an epic 260-mile expedition that tells the history of one of the greatest dog sledding stories of all time, he also shares some of the behind-the-scenes trials and tribulations to make the film, and much more.

Duration:00:33:00

Interview with Musher Morten Balling

9/30/2021
Join hosts Robert Forto and Kourosh Partow as they welcome musher Morten Balling from Denmark to the Dog Driver Podcast on Dog Works Radio. On this episode, the guys talk to Morten about running dogs in Central Europe, training, traveling for racing, the cost of keeping sled dogs, and much more.

Duration:00:30:09

Does a Completely Hypoallergenic Dog Exist?

9/26/2021
Join host Michele Forto as she discusses Does a Completely Hypoallergenic Dog Exist on Dog Works Radio In recent years, several breeds have gained the “hypoallergenic” label. Given that up to 20% of western country populations are allergic to dogs, it’s no surprise that this label has grown in popularity. But, if you have been pinning all your hopes on one of these dogs being the perfect solution, don’t get too excited—this term is not as accurate as it sounds.

Duration:00:11:04

The Sport of Mushing | ISDRA Board

9/23/2021
Join hosts Robert Forto and Kourosh Partow as they welcome the International Sled Dog Racing Association (ISDRA) board to the Dog Driver podcast to discuss the sport of mushing, new classes in the sport, and more.

Duration:00:25:20

Puppies are Born to Communicate with Humans

9/19/2021
Join host Michele Forto as she discusses if Puppies are Born to Communicate with Humans on Dog Works Radio.

Duration:00:11:15

Interview with iditarod Musher Josh McNeal

9/18/2021
Join host Robert Forto as he welcomes Iditarod musher Josh McNeal on Mushing Radio. On this episode, Robert and Josh talk about running sled dogs in Alaska, the importance of a team in long-distance mushing, a favorite story about his dogs, and more.

Duration:00:33:00

Interview with Musher Courtney Moore

9/16/2021
Join hosts Robert Forto and Kourosh Partow as they welcome open class dog driver, Courtney Moore to the Dog Driver podcast on Dog Works Radio. On this episode we talk to Courtney about growing up in mushing, her dogs, racing, and more.

Duration:00:23:47

9 Breeds Perfect for the New Dog Owner

9/12/2021
Join host Michele Forto as she discusses the nine breeds that are perfect for the new dog owner. Are you searching for your first-ever dog? Once you’ve determined you’re ready for a puppy, one of the breeds below might be perfect for you and your family. Make sure you talk to responsible breeders to find out if the breed is a good fit for you.

Duration:00:07:52

Interview with Stage Musher Alexandra Rochat

9/9/2021
Join hosts Robert Forto and KP Partow as they welcome stage musher Alexandra Rochat to the Dog Driver Podcast

Duration:00:20:33

The Legacy of 9/11 Dogs

9/5/2021
Join host Michele Forto as she discusses the legacy of the 9/11 dogs. We came together as a nation right after 9/11. A time like we never have in this country. One could argue that we may never be that strong again, but others see us stronger than before. A small part of what allowed us to heal after the attacks were the stories of the canine heroes that helped out after the disaster and how many of these dogs, and the jobs they performed changed how we think about working dogs today. That...

Duration:00:17:37

Interview with Musher Enrique Foedtke

9/2/2021
Join hosts Robert Forto and Kourosh Partow as they welcome musher, Enrique Foedtke of Eifelrocker Running Dogs to the Dog Driver podcast. On this episode we talk about mushing and racing in Europe, his dogs, training routine, nutrition, and more.

Duration:00:24:30

Important Female Dogs in History

8/29/2021
Join host Michele Forto as she discusses some of the most famous and important female dogs in history on this episode of Dog Works Radio. On this episode, we pay homage to service dogs, astro-dogs, disaster response dogs, and more. And do you know what? They are all female!

Duration:00:14:22

Interview with Musher Alberto Vollweiler

8/26/2021
Join hosts Robert Forto and Kourosh Partow as they welcome musher, Alberto Vollweiler to the Dog Driver podcast. On this episode they discuss mushing and racing in Europe, training, his dogs, nutrition and more.

Duration:00:22:18

Our Fascination with Dogs

8/22/2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic first swept through the United States a year ago, dog adoptions skyrocketed. One estimate from PetPoint, which keeps statistics on the number of animals currently in the American shelter system, found that adoptions were up more than 12% in 2020 — after years of declining numbers. Anecdotal reports from breeders suggest demand for new puppies followed this trajectory as well. On today’s podcast we are examining the changing face of “America’s dog” — and what it says...

Duration:00:35:18