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Dog training experts and best-selling authors Robert and Michele Forto (A Musher's Dream) take the listener into the scruffy, curious, and sometimes heroic world of dogs.

What does it mean to "own" a dog? Can dogs teach us compassion? How do dogs learn? What are your breed's origins and what were they bred to do?

Dog Works Radio is an award-winning podcast that is a delightful and surprising look at the relationship we have with our K9 buddies.

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    • Kids & Family
    • 4.8 • 42 Ratings

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Dog training experts and best-selling authors Robert and Michele Forto (A Musher's Dream) take the listener into the scruffy, curious, and sometimes heroic world of dogs.

What does it mean to "own" a dog? Can dogs teach us compassion? How do dogs learn? What are your breed's origins and what were they bred to do?

Dog Works Radio is an award-winning podcast that is a delightful and surprising look at the relationship we have with our K9 buddies.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires macOS 11.4 or higher

    How to Create an Exercise Plan for Your Dog

    How to Create an Exercise Plan for Your Dog

    Join host Michele Forto as she talks about how to create an exercise plan for your dog.  
    7 Essential Things Every Dog Owner Should Know: Http://ak.dog/7tips
    100 Dog Training Tips: Http://ak.dog/100tips
    Wilderness Athlete: Code DogWorks for 10% OFF
    Connect
    Podcast: https://dogworksradio.com
    Work with us: Https://firstpaw.media 
    Support the podcast: https://patreon.com/firstpawmedia
    Dog Training: https://ak.dog/offer 
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    • 10 min
    The 4 D's of Dog Training

    The 4 D's of Dog Training

    Join host Nicole Forto as she presents the four D's of Dog Training 
    7 Essential Things Every Dog Owner Should Know: Http://ak.dog/7tips
    100 Dog Training Tips: Http://ak.dog/100tips
    Wilderness Athlete: Code DogWorks for 10% OFF
    Connect
    Podcast: https://dogworksradio.com
    Work with us: Https://firstpaw.media 
    Support the podcast: https://patreon.com/firstpawmedia
    Dog Training: https://ak.dog/offer 
    Become a Member of our Pack!
    Podcaster? Consider Riverside.FM

    • 6 min
    What Does Advocating for My Dog Look Like?

    What Does Advocating for My Dog Look Like?

    Join host Nicole Forto as she presents what does advocating for my dog look like? 
    7 Essential Things Every Dog Owner Should Know: Http://ak.dog/7tips
    100 Dog Training Tips: Http://ak.dog/100tips
    Wilderness Athlete: Code DogWorks for 10% OFF
    Connect
    Podcast: https://dogworksradio.com
    Work with us: Https://firstpaw.media 
    Support the podcast: https://patreon.com/firstpawmedia
    Dog Training: https://ak.dog/offer 
    Become a Member of our Pack!
    Podcaster? Consider Riverside.FM

    • 6 min
    Breed of the Week: Basenji

    Breed of the Week: Basenji

    Join host Nicole Forto as she presents the breed of the wee: Basenji  
    7 Essential Things Every Dog Owner Should Know: Http://ak.dog/7tips
    100 Dog Training Tips: Http://ak.dog/100tips
    Wilderness Athlete: Code DogWorks for 10% OFF
    Connect
    Podcast: https://dogworksradio.com
    Work with us: Https://firstpaw.media 
    Support the podcast: https://patreon.com/firstpawmedia
    Dog Training: https://ak.dog/offer 
    Become a Member of our Pack!
    Podcaster? Consider Riverside.FM

    • 7 min
    6 Proven Tips to Overcome the Puppy Blues

    6 Proven Tips to Overcome the Puppy Blues

    Welcoming a furry friend into your home is an exciting and rewarding experience. However, the joy of bringing home a new puppy can sometimes be overshadowed by the challenges that come with it. Many new dog owners experience what is commonly known as “puppy blues,” a feeling of overwhelm and stress that can arise from the demands of caring for a young, energetic pup. If you’re struggling with puppy blues, fret not!
    Join host Michele Forto as she talks about overcoming the puppy blues. 
    7 Essential Things Every Dog Owner Should Know: Http://ak.dog/7tips
    100 Dog Training Tips: Http://ak.dog/100tips
    Wilderness Athlete: Code DogWorks for 10% OFF
    Connect
    Podcast: https://dogworksradio.com
    Work with us: Https://firstpaw.media 
    Support the podcast: https://patreon.com/firstpawmedia
    Dog Training: https://ak.dog/offer 
    Become a Member of our Pack!
    Podcaster? Consider Riverside.FM

    • 10 min
    Why Does My Dog Howl to Music?

    Why Does My Dog Howl to Music?

    Have you ever cranked up the radio during your favorite song or played a piece on the piano, only to have your dog seemingly sing along? It’s not uncommon to hear dogs howl along to music. In fact, YouTube is filled with videos of dogs showing off their vocal prowess. But why do they do it?
    Join host Michele Forto as she talks about why your dog howls to music. 
    7 Essential Things Every Dog Owner Should Know: Http://ak.dog/7tips
    100 Dog Training Tips: Http://ak.dog/100tips
    Wilderness Athlete: Code DogWorks for 10% OFF
    Connect
    Podcast: https://dogworksradio.com
    Work with us: Https://firstpaw.media 
    Support the podcast: https://patreon.com/firstpawmedia
    Dog Training: https://ak.dog/offer 
    Become a Member of our Pack!
    Podcaster? Consider Riverside.FM

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
42 Ratings

42 Ratings

MNDianna ,

Mushing Radio

Love this show! Interesting analysis and entertaining as well….thanks for your efforts!🐾

hsmom26 ,

Aversive dog training methods recommended on this show

I thought this was a positive reinforcement based dog training show until I heard them recommend using “corrections” to train a fearful dog. That’s a terrible idea and totally unnecessary. A fearful dog is already stressed. Why add even more stress and pain?! That’s not training. It’s abuse. I expect there’s more of that kind of “advice” in the other episodes. I unsubscribed immediately.

kjzack ,

Dog Works Radio’s Iditarod podcasts

These podcasts have been so fun and informative! Great job by all three hosts! I love the Iditarod pods and am excited for Canadian Challenge ones.

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