An Animal Saved My Life

An Animal Saved My Life

An Animal Saved My Life, is an original podcast from The Dodo. In this podcast, Emmy-nominated host Rocky Kanaka will listen to and share unbelievable stories from people all over the world who have had their lives saved by an animal. From a dog pulling his owner off train tracks, to a pack of lions saving a young girl from kidnappers, this podcast tells a variety of true stories that remind us why we are so lucky to have animals in our lives.... Show More

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May 28, 2020 24 min
Andrew Kintgen was a cavalry scout in the US Army for nine years. After leaving the military in 2015, resettling into civilian life was not an easy transition. He began work at New Freedom Farm, which provides equine therapy for veterans dealing with PTSD and soon after, Andrew began to form a special bond with a mustang named Bleistein that would change his life. You can learn more about New Freedom Farm on Facebook or at their w...
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May 21, 2020 29 min
When Samantha first started caring for horses as a child, she immediately connected with a mini horse named Rocky. Ever since, she and Rocky have been inseparable, and he’s helped her through some of the toughest moments of her life. You can follow Rocky @rockythemini and Samantha at @sammbobamm Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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Zach Skow was terminally ill and struggling with addiction, until his dogs, Marley and Tug, forced him to live. After Zach miraculously recovered from a host of medical issues, he returned the favor by founding Marley's Mutts, to rescue more dogs like the ones who saved him. You can read more about Zach and Marley here. Follow Zach @zachskow and Marley's Mutts @marleysmutts Learn more about your ad-choices at https...
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May 7, 2020 27 min
After Drew survived three sudden cardiac arrests, he had to find a way to manage his stress. The prescription? Lucky the plott hound, who is able to sniff out increases in Drew's cortisol levels. Today, Lucky is still helping to keep Drew alive and their bond couldn't be stronger. Follow Drew and Lucky on social media @luckytheplotthound & @thedrewlogan Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.co...
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When Stephanie Herfel's son entered the Air Force, she opened her home to his pup, a siberian husky named Sierra Belle. Soon after, Stephanie got sick and doctors couldn’t land on a diagnosis. But Sierra's life-saving actions helped turn everything around. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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April 23, 2020 26 min
Julian, an advocate for the trans and disabled communities, was searching for the perfect service dog who would fit into his life. Then he met Atlas, a big golden retriever, who not only changed Julian's life...but saved it. Follow Julian and Atlas on social media @thedisabledhippie For more, check out Atlas and Julian's episode of The Dodo's Soulmates Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/po...
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April 16, 2020 25 min
When Boston-based police officer David met Lilly while volunteering at an animal shelter, she jumped straight into the back of his van. That's when he knew they were going to be family, so he introduced Lilly to his mom who was in need of a companion. But after one fateful night, Lily's act of heroism would change all of their lives forever. To find more information about Lilly the Hero Pit Bull Fund, click here: facebook....
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April 9, 2020 26 min
PJ was recovering from addiction and was struggling to find a stable job and housing when he rescued a scared, shut down pit bull named Clove. Soon both of their lives turned around for the better, and PJ figured out that extreme hiking made Clove very happy. It ended up being their ticket to falling in love with the world again. For more, check out Clove and PJ's episode of The Dodo's Soulmates Follow these special best fr...
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An Animal Saved My Life, is an original podcast from The Dodo. In this podcast, Emmy-nominated host Rocky Kanaka will listen to and share unbelievable stories from people all over the world who have had their lives saved by an animal. From a dog pulling his owner off train tracks, to a pack of lions saving a young girl from kidnappers, this podcast tells a variety of true stories that remind us why we are so lucky to have animals i...
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