22 episodes

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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    • Society & Culture

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.

    Pavlov’s Dogs: In the Name of Science

    Pavlov’s Dogs: In the Name of Science

    Born in 1849, most people know Ivan Pavlov as the man who discovered that he could condition dogs to drool when they heard a buzzer. But his experiments were further reaching—and more invasive—than that, with many of his subjects meeting tragic ends. 

    WARNING: This episode contains some graphic content that may not be suitable for listeners under 13.

    • 43 min
    Parcast Classic: Peety, Health and Rescue

    Parcast Classic: Peety, Health and Rescue

    Due to the unfortunate spread of COVID-19, Parcast has decided to halt recording for the time-being. This is a precautionary measure taken to ensure the safety of our hosts and staff. In the meantime, we're excited to share one of our classic episodes that we know you'll enjoy!

    In 2009, San Jose resident Eric O'Grey was so dangerously obese that his doctor told him he'd be dead within five years. But with the help of a plucky rescue pup named Peety, Eric was able to turn his life around and find true happiness.

    • 50 min
    Canine Crusaders: Unexpected Heroes

    Canine Crusaders: Unexpected Heroes

    A medical emergency. A house fire. A drowning child. The situations where heroic dogs have risen to the occasion are countless. Follow a group of canine crusaders as they risk their lives to save the people they love.

    • 41 min
    Swansea Jack: Water Rescue

    Swansea Jack: Water Rescue

    When a 6-month-old puppy moved to a blue-collar part of town in 1931, he had just one problem: he was afraid of water. But he overcame that fear to save a total of 27 people and two dogs in the course of his life.

    • 39 min
    Seaman: The Lewis & Clark Explorer

    Seaman: The Lewis & Clark Explorer

    In the early 1800s, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark became famous for their perilous journey to the Pacific Ocean and back. Less famous was Lewis' faithful Newfoundland dog, Seaman. Over several years and thousands of miles, Seaman stood loyally by his master's side, proving to be one of the most valuable members of the Corps of Discovery.

    • 45 min
    Geoffrey & Stanley: Hitchcock’s Terriers

    Geoffrey & Stanley: Hitchcock’s Terriers

    Alfred Hitchcock was known as the Master of Suspense. But he might have been an even better Master to his dogs. Hitchcock owned many dogs in his life, but none quite captured his heart the way Geoffrey and Stanley did—a loving bond that even influenced his work as a director.

    • 49 min

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