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Dog Works Radio

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.

Tracks

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  Become a Member of our Pack! Podcaster? Consider Riverside.FM
10:29 4/14/24
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
06:45 4/12/24
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
06:54 4/10/24
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
07:25 4/8/24
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
10:55 4/7/24
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
15:27 3/31/24
Breed of the Week: Labrador Retriever
Join host Nicole Forto as she presents the breed of the week: Belgian Malinois 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
05:37 3/25/24
The Most Popular Dog Breeds for 2023
Michele Forto discusses the Most Popular Dog Breeds for 2023 on Dog Works Radio. 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
15:50 3/24/24
Interview with Dog Trainer Nicole Forto
Interview with Dog Trainer, Nicole Forto of Alaska Dog Works.  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
18:16 3/22/24
Breed of the Week: Belgian Malinois
Join host Nicole Forto as she presents the breed of the week: Belgian Malinois 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
06:51 3/18/24
Would you use a drone to walk your dog?
Last week on the podcast we talked about how people are using drone technology to help in finding lost pets. Today we are going to dive a little deeper. There is apparently such a thing as a Drone Dog Walker, yep. Has Pet Technology Gone Too Far? 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
07:51 3/17/24
Women in Dog Training
Join host Nicole Forto as she discusses women in 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
07:09 3/13/24
DOGS AND DRONES: NAVIGATING LOST DOG SITUATIONS EFFECTIVELY
The distressing reality of lost dogs remains a pressing concern for pet owners and communities alike. Each year, countless dogs go missing due to various reasons, ranging from simple curiosity leading them astray to more alarming circumstances like theft or natural disasters. The emotional toll on both the pets and their owners is significant, often leading to prolonged searches with uncertain outcomes. Traditional methods of searching for lost dogs, such as posters and neighborhood canvassing, while heartfelt, often yield limited success. 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
18:39 3/10/24
How do I prepare my dog for season changes?
Join host Nicole Forto as she discusses How do I prepare my dog for season changes? 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
05:55 3/8/24
How can I have success potty training my new puppy?
Join host Nicole Forto as she discusses How can I have success potty training my new puppy?  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
05:32 3/6/24
Breed of the Week: Wire-haired Pointing Griffon
Join host Nicole Forto as she discusses Breed of the Week: Wire-haired Pointing Griffon 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
05:45 3/4/24
Continental Kennel Club Founder, Mike Roy
Join host Robert Forto as he welcomes the founder of the Contiential Kennel Club, Mike Roy to talk about dog registration, purebred and mixed-breed dogs, and more.  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
30:36 3/3/24
What Method of Dog Training Should I Use?
Join host Nicole Forto as she discusses What Method of Dog Training Should I Use? 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
05:33 3/1/24
What Should I Carry in My Dog First Aid Kit?
Join host Nicole Forto as she discusses What Should I Carry in My Dog First Aid Kit? 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
06:04 2/28/24
Breed of the Week: Vizsla
Join host Nicole Forto as she discusses the Breed of the Week: Vizsla 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
05:35 2/26/24
Christmas Puppies in February: Teaching Good Behavior Before It’s Too Late
It is now late February and if you are like most new dog owners, that cute and cuddly Christmas puppy is now getting into trouble and you need some help. Here at Alaska Dog Work see an influx of calls every year around this time and we are here to help. Puppies, like human babies, do a lot of learning in their early months, especially when it comes to navigating their new environment and adopting good manners. Hello and welcome to the podcast, I am Michele Forto, the owner of Alaska Dog Works, here we help you build the best relationship possible with your K9 Buddy. On today’s show we are talking about those Christmas puppies that have now been in your home for two months and you might need some help. We are also talking about a training plan for puppies from now through one year. 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
13:56 2/25/24
How to prepare my dog for a visit to the vet
Join host Nicole Forto as she discusses how to prepare your dog for a visit to the vet on this episode of Dog Works Radio. 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
07:30 2/23/24
Why Dog Parks are a Bad Idea
Join host Nicole Forto as she discusses why dog parks are a bad idea on this episode of Dog Works Radio. 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
09:24 2/21/24
Breed of the Week: German Shepherd
Join host Nicole Forto as she discusses the Breed of the Week: German Shepherd 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
10:06 2/19/24
8 Must-Knows for Winter Camping & Hiking with Your Dog
On today’s podcast we are talking about 8 Must-Knows for Winter Camping and Hiking with Your Dog. I am your host, Michele Forto and I am the lead trainer of Alaska Dog Works. Here we help you have the best relationship possible with your K9 buddy. 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
12:33 2/18/24
Should I crate train my dog?
Join host Nicole Forto as she answers a client question: Should I crate train my 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  Become a Member of our Pack! Podcaster? Consider Riverside.FM
05:49 2/16/24
Can my old dog still be trained?
Join host Nicole Forto as she answers a client question: Can my old dog still be trained? 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
05:32 2/14/24
Breed of the Week: Affenpinscher
Join host Nicole Forto as she discusses the Breed of the Week: Affenpinscher 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
05:51 2/12/24
Creativity and Critical Timing are key to Puppy Socialization
Join host Michele Forto as she discusses how Creativity and Critical Timing are key to Puppy Socialization  on Dog Works Radio. 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
11:21 2/11/24
Should I Choose In-home Classes or Board and Train?
Join host Nicole Forto as she answers a client question: Should I Choose In-home Classes or Board and Train?  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
07:17 2/9/24

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