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Each episode explores the world of dog care and companionship. Dog Words is presented by Rosie Fund, a charitable foundation with the mission to provide humans with the resources and education they need to give senior and harder-to-adopt dogs a better life. “We save each other.” is the motto of Rosie Fund which simply means, “The more we do for dogs, the more they do for us, and they already do a lot.”

Dog Words Rosie Fund

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.8 • 9 Ratings

Each episode explores the world of dog care and companionship. Dog Words is presented by Rosie Fund, a charitable foundation with the mission to provide humans with the resources and education they need to give senior and harder-to-adopt dogs a better life. “We save each other.” is the motto of Rosie Fund which simply means, “The more we do for dogs, the more they do for us, and they already do a lot.”

    0313: Dog Foster and Social Media with Chris Wengert

    0313: Dog Foster and Social Media with Chris Wengert

    KC Pet Project Foster Engagement Coordinator Chris Wengert introduces us to social media sensations Bella, Chloe May, and King Tut.
    Videos:
    Bella — Chocolate Lab Spent 130 Days At The Shelter - Videos | The Dodo
    — Chocolate Lab Growls At Her Foster Until… | The Dodo Foster Diaries - YouTube
    Chloe May — This Dog's Story Is Pure Christmas Magic | The Dodo Foster Diaries - YouTube
    King Tut — Foster Pittie Has A Very Specific Morning Routine | The Dodo Foster Diaries
    Chris Wengert on Social Media:
    TikTok.com/@chris_foster_friends
    Instagram.com/chris_foster_friends
    Learn more about fostering at KCPetProject.org.
    Thank you to ThePopularPets.com for featuring Phil on Father’s Day in Amazing Pet Dads: Heartwarming Father’s Day Pet Stories to Celebrate Pet Dads. Check out author and founder of the website Kendra Clark’s episode in the Dog Words archives from last December.
    Support our mission to provide humans with the resources and education they need to give senior and harder-to-adopt dogs a better life with a donation at RosieFund.org or through our Facebook page. You can contribute by making a purchase from the store on our website or one of our affiliates like BarkYours, the online mall with gifts for people who love their dogs.
    Rosie Fund social media:
    Facebook.com/rosiefund
    Instagram.com/rosiefund
    YouTube.com/rosiefund
    Music for this episode is provided by alternative string duo, The Wires. Visit them at TheWires.info. Learn fiddle and cello-fiddle online — even if you've never played before — from Laurel Morgan Parks and Sascha Groshang at FiddleLife.com. Join The Wires as they explore new music on their show Sound Currents.

    • 38 min
    0312: Farm Dog of the Year with Terri Moore

    0312: Farm Dog of the Year with Terri Moore

    American Farm Bureau Federation’s’ Vice President of Communications Terri Moore tells us how they find the Farm Dog of the Year. See video of last year’s winner here.
    Check out more great videos on their YouTube channel, including Sustainability on a Dairy Farm: It's Just What We Do.
    American Farm Bureau Federation online
    FB.org
    Facebook.com/FarmBureau
    Twitter.com/FarmBureau
    Instagram.com/FarmBureau
    YouTube.com/user/FarmBureauTV
    LinkedIn.com/company/american-farm-bureau-federation
    Speaking of farm dogs, our interview with Caryn Miller from Mo-Kan Border Collie Rescue is one of the most popular Dog Words episodes. That episode’s page also has links to Rosie Fund YouTube videos of her Border Collies at work.
    From the Dog Words archives:
    0128: Border Collies with Caryn Miller
    Dog Words is a finalist in two categories for Best of KC ‘22, Kansas City magazine’s annual poll to recognize the best KC has to offer. Please vote for us as Best Local Podcast in the City Life category and in the Arts & Culture category at Vote.KansasCityMag.com. Poll closes on June 10. Vote once per category per day. Winners will be announced in print in the August issue and online on August 1. 
    Support our mission to provide humans with the resources and education they need to give senior and harder-to-adopt dogs a better life with a donation at RosieFund.org or through our Facebook page. You can contribute by making a purchase from the store on our website or one of our affiliates like BarkYours, the online mall with gifts for people who love their dogs.
    Rosie Fund social media:
    Facebook.com/rosiefund
    Instagram.com/rosiefund
    YouTube.com/rosiefund
    Music for this episode is provided by alternative string duo, The Wires. Visit them at TheWires.info. Learn fiddle and cello-fiddle online — even if you've never played before — from Laurel Morgan Parks and Sascha Groshang at FiddleLife.com. Join The Wires as they explore new music on their show Sound Currents.

    • 22 min
    0311: Imagine FURever Ranch with Debbie Mullikin and Cindi Wood

    0311: Imagine FURever Ranch with Debbie Mullikin and Cindi Wood

    Volunteers Debbie Mullikin and Cindi Wood tell us about Imagine FURever Ranch, an open, couch-filled space for senior dogs to call home until they get their FURever homes. Don’t miss Woofstock on June 10 and the One Year Celebration Gala on August 27. More information is on their event page at ImagineFUReverRance.org. Please follow this organization on Facebook.com/ImagineFUReverRanch
    From the Dog Words archives:
    0103: Shep’s Place Senior Dog Sanctuary with Russell Clothier
    0114: Shep’s Place Senior Dog Sanctuary Adapts to a Pandemic
    Dog Words is a finalist in two categories for Best of KC ‘22, Kansas City magazine’s annual poll to recognize the best KC has to offer. Please vote for us as Best Local Podcast in the City Life category and in the Arts & Culture category at Vote.KansasCityMag.com. Poll closes on June 10. Vote once per category per day. Winners will be announced in print in the August issue and online on August 1. 
    Support our mission to provide humans with the resources and education they need to give senior and harder-to-adopt dogs a better life with a donation at RosieFund.org or through our Facebook page. You can contribute by making a purchase from the store on our website or one of our affiliates like BarkYours, the online mall with gifts for people who love their dogs.
    Rosie Fund social media:
    Facebook.com/rosiefund
    Instagram.com/rosiefund
    YouTube.com/rosiefund
    Music for this episode is provided by alternative string duo, The Wires. Visit them at TheWires.info. Learn fiddle and cello-fiddle online — even if you've never played before — from Laurel Morgan Parks and Sascha Groshang at FiddleLife.com. Join The Wires as they explore new music on their show Sound Currents.

    • 40 min
    0310: The Iditarod with Dr. Molly Ebinger

    0310: The Iditarod with Dr. Molly Ebinger

    Dr. Molly Ebinger discusses being a rookie volunteer veterinarian at the last great race.
    Learn more about the Iditarod, including volunteer opportunities at Iditarod.com.
    From the Dog Words archives:
    0201: The Iditarod with Dr. Vern Otte
    Dog Words is a finalist in two categories for Best of KC ‘22, Kansas City magazine’s annual poll to recognize the best KC has to offer. Please vote for us as Best Local Podcast in the City Life category and in the Arts & Culture category at Vote.KansasCityMag.com. Poll closes on June 10. Vote once per category per day. Winners will be announced in print in the August issue and online on August 1.

    Support our mission to provide humans with the resources and education they need to give senior and harder-to-adopt dogs a better life with a donation at RosieFund.org or through our Facebook page. You can contribute by making a purchase from the store on our website or one of our affiliates like BarkYours, the online mall with gifts for people who love their dogs.
    Rosie Fund social media:
    Facebook.com/rosiefund
    Instagram.com/rosiefund
    YouTube.com/rosiefund
    Music for this episode is provided by alternative string duo, The Wires. Visit them at TheWires.info. Learn fiddle and cello-fiddle online — even if you've never played before — from Laurel Morgan Parks and Sascha Groshang at FiddleLife.com. Join The Wires as they explore new music on their show Sound Currents.

    • 48 min
    0309: Betty White's The Pet Set with Darren Wadyko

    0309: Betty White's The Pet Set with Darren Wadyko

    Television producer and distributor Darren Wadyko shares his story of working with beloved animal advocate Betty White and the quest to recover episodes of her show The Pet Set.
    Support Rosie Fund or the charity of your choice by ordering the box set at AmazonSmile. You can also watch episode 1 for free on Amazon Prime Video.
    Watch promos for Betty White’s Smartest Animals on Vimeo.
    Episode 1
    Episode 2
    Betty White’s The Pet Set online:
    BettyWhitesPetSet.net
    Facebook
    Instagram
    Actors and Others for Animals is a California non-profit corporation dedicated to the promotion of the humane treatment of animals.
    The Doris Day Animal Foundation was founded in 1978 by Doris Day with a mission to help animals and the people who love them.
    From the Dog Words archives:
    0144: Senior but Sassy Peaches Delight with Dawn Hatterman
    0210: The Self-awareness of Dogs with Dr. Ellen Furlong
    0307: Hugo Coffee Roasters with Claudia McMullin
    Support animal welfare groups by shopping at Hugo.coffee. Any Betty’s Brew purchase, including the “For the Love of Betty” gift pack, doubles your gift to Hugo Coffee Roasters’ Partner of the Week while honoring the memory of beloved animal advocate, Betty White.
    It is with great sadness that we report the passing of our dear sweet Peaches Delight. We feel so blessed to have been able to sit with her in the sun and hold her in our arms as she passed peacefully. Our deepest gratitude to Dr. Riley and Lap of Love for the sensitivity and support they provided during this difficult time.

    Visit the Rosie Fund YouTube channel for a brief video of Peaches living her best life on her final family trip last October.

    Dog Words is a finalist in two categories for Best of KC ‘22, Kansas City magazine’s annual poll to recognize the best KC has to offer. Please vote for us as Best Local Podcast in the City Life category and in the Arts & Culture category at Vote.KansasCityMag.com. Poll closes on June 10. Vote once per category per day. Winners will be announced in print in the August issue and online on August 1.
    Support our mission to provide humans with the resources and education they need to give senior and harder-to-adopt dogs a better life with a donation at RosieFund.org or through our Facebo

    • 1 hr 15 min
    0308: Lucy v Leawood with Katie Barnett

    0308: Lucy v Leawood with Katie Barnett

    Attorney Katie Barnett from Barnett Law Office shares the saga of Leawood, Kansas City Council’s campaign against dogs like Lucy. 
    Honestly, this is not a good look for Leawood and the people who’ve been elected to run the city. We welcome any and all Leawood council members who would like to present their side of this story to come on Dog Words for equal time. Anyone who runs for city council in Leawood is also welcome as a guest to share their position on breed specific legislation and any other issues.
    Contact Dog Words via the RosieFund.org contact form.
    Game Dog Guardian believes a better life for dogs starts with a better life for people, and that a better life for people can be advanced through the human canine bond.
    From the Dog Words archives:
    121: Breed Specific Legislation with Katie and Anthony Barnett
    0127: Socio Economic Underpinnings of Breed Specific Legislation
    0107: Dogs + Yoga = Doga with Jesse Shroyer
    0307: Hugo Coffee Roasters with Claudia McMullin
    Peaches’s bucket list visit to Bar K for Doga is on Rosie Fund’s YouTube Channel.
    Follow Bar K Dog Bar on Facebook or visit their BarKDogBar.com to stay up to date on Doga, including special pop-ups.

    Dog Words is a finalist in two categories for Best of KC ‘22, Kansas City magazine’s annual poll to recognize the best KC has to offer. Please vote for us as Best Local Podcast in the City Life category and in the Arts & Culture category at Vote.KansasCityMag.com. Poll closes on June 10. Vote once per category per day. Winners will be announced in print in the August issue and online on August 1.
    Make a donation at RosieFund.org or through our Facebook page. You can contribute by making a purchase from the store on our website or one of our affiliates like BarkYours, the online mall with gifts for people who love their dogs.
    Music for this episode is provided by alternative string duo, The Wires. Visit them at TheWires.info. Learn fiddle and cello-fiddle online — even if you've never played before — from Laurel Morgan Parks and Sascha Groshang at FiddleLife.com. Join The Wires as they explore new music on their show Sound Currents.

    • 52 min

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Guaranteed to put a smile on your face and make your day better

With so much going on in the world, it is so nice to be able to have something that you can listen to that will bring your attention to the good that is going on around us. Dogs are such incredible and healing animals, and listening to these stories of these amazing dogs and humans truly is encouraging. So many unique stories and lives changed, it definitely gives you those “feels” we all need to have, especially now. I highly recommend this podcast. I only wish I knew about it sooner, but now I have so many stories I can listen to now to catch up!

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While the focus is on dogs, each episode has elements that delve into other subjects like starting a business, running a non-profit, yoga, volunteering and more!

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