Conversations with people who love dogs and who do great work on their behalf!
The Mayor of Rabbit Hash is a Dog Named Wilbur
In this episode, we learn all about Wilbur, the French Bulldog who was elected mayor of Rabbit Hash, a small river town in Northern Kentucky. Wilbur spends his days visiting constituents and charming tourists who visit the town’s famous general store. Tune in to find out about his future political ambitions, and how he is helping raise funds for animal charities.
Khaleesi’s Story: How a Florida Rescue Saved a Starving Dog That Was at Death’s Door
In this episode, we speak with Michelle Holsinger, the co-founder of Florida-based Mutty Paws Rescue. Michelle tells the inspiring story of Khaleesi, a dog who was neglected, abused and nearly starved to death. Fortunately, Michelle and Mutty Paws rescued Khaleesi when she may have been only hours away from death. Find out how this small rescue organization saved Khaleesi’s life and get an update on her current condition.
Chartering Planes Monthly to Rescue 100+ Dogs in Oklahoma
In this episode, we speak with Vikki Smith, the inspirational leader of Edmond, Okla.-based rescue Fetch Fido a Flight. Every month, Vikki and her team charter flights to the Pacific Northwest and rescue more than 100 dogs from overcrowded Oklahoma shelters. Each flight costs nearly $20,000 and Vikki must fundraise that amount every month in order to save the lives of animals in danger of euthanasia. It’s a wonderful story of a woman who saw a problem, refused to accept the status quo, and then worked diligently to find a solution.
2021 Doggie Paddle: Swimming Pool Goes to the Dogs!
It was a splashing good time when a Lexington park turned its pools over to the dogs on the last day of the season. In this week’s episode, we talk to attendees of the 2021 Doggie Paddle event, which raises needed funds for the @Lexington Humane Society while providing a wet and wonderful morning for hundreds of local dogs.
Must-Follow Social Media Recommendations from FWD
Yes, we spend a lot of time-consuming dog-related social media content and then pass it off as “show prep.” The truth is we just like reading dog stories, looking at dog photos and watching dog videos. In this episode, we share some of our favorite dog-related social media accounts. Hope you will check them out and let us know your favorite pages to follow!
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Ethan podcast 2
Absolutely wonderful. Just as emotional, heartwarming as episode 1. Love Jeff and Ethan so much. A match made in heaven . Thank you for featuring them in your podcasts.
Gina and Rick are heroes! Two of the kindest most thoughtful people I’ve known. Their love of dogs and people mixes together to form this wonderful podcast. Don’t hesitate. Just download and enjoy!
Makes Me Hopeful!
I love listening to this podcast - in a time where it’s so easy to be dismal and pessimistic, this show brings me some joy and really highlights the best parts of humanity. It’s funny, heartwarming, and sometimes tear-jerking!