Dog Words

Dog Words

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.”... Show More

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October 28, 2020 28 min

Beer Paws founder Crystal Wiebe shares the challenges of building a lifestyle brand from scratch.

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. At Rosie Fund, we encourage you to make a difference in a shelter dog's life. You can do just that by purchasing one of our “We save each other” t-shirts on our page at Bonfire.com. All proceeds go toward supporting our mission to help senior and harder-to-adopt dogs have a better life.

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Dr. Kimberly Hunt discusses chiropractic treatment of animals and her Sunflower Rescue Group. You can find Dr. Hunt at chiro4paws.com and State Line Animal Hospital & Holistic Health.

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. At Rosie Fund, we encourage you to make a difference in a shelter dog's life. You can do just that by purchasing one of our “We save each other” t-shirts on our page at Bonfire.com. All proceeds go toward s...

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Monica Pitzner of Three Dog Bakery — the world’s first bakery for dogs — reminds us to share joy with our dogs. Check out advice from Three Dog’s partners on their Training Tip Tuesday page.

PetTech CPR certification sessions to benefit RosieFund are scheduled for Saturday, October 17 at Bar K. Go to RosieFund.org/events for more information or to register.

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Author Mark Cushing discusses his new book Pet Nation: The Love Affair That Changed America which tells the story of the seismic shift and the economic, media, legal, political, and social dramas springing from this cultural transformation. Learn more about Mark at MarkLCushing.com and follow him on Facebook and Instagram. If you order PetNation on Amazon Smile, consider choosing Rosie Fund as beneficiary charity.

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Sculptor Susan Bahary discusses her touching depictions of dogs and other service animals. Her bronze “Stubby Salutes” honors the brave service dog from our interview with author Ann Bausum and is on display at Trees of Honor Veterans’ Park, in Middletown, Connecticut. See more of Susan’s work at BaharyStudios.com and follow Bahary Studios on Facebook

More information on the National Service Animals Monument is available at their we...

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Kwinton Scarbrough, creator of the mobile app PawConX, discusses how it will help connect the community of dog lovers. The app can be downloaded now for iPhone and coming soon for Android. Follow PawConX on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

PetTech CPR certification sessions to benefit RosieFund are scheduled for Saturday, October 17 at Bar K. Go to RosieFund.org/events for more information or to register.

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Thom Somes, founder and president of PetTech, tells about pet CPR and first aid. Go to PetTech.net to find classes near you.

Visit RosieFund.org for links to all of our social media, including our free YouTube channel. Please subscribe to our channel to help us secure the Rosie Fund URL.

Music for this episode is provided by alternative string duo, The Wires. Visit them at TheWires.info. If you’d like a socially distanced concert in ...

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September 9, 2020 31 min

Author Ann Bausum tells the true story of Stubby the stray dog and his service in World War I. Learn more about Ann’s work — including her Stubby book for children and one for adults — at AnnBausum.com. The family of Stubby’s best friend, Robert Conroy, maintains a website honoring their exploits and relationship.

The National WWI Museum and Memorial is dedicated to remembering, interpreting and understanding the Great War and its e...

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Liz Jeans and Destinado join us to discuss massage therapy for dogs. Learn more about Liz at ADogsTouch.MassageTherapy.com. Her services are also available at State Line Animal Hospital & Holistic Health along with chiropractic, acupuncture, and more.

Visit RosieFund.org for links to all of our social media, including our free YouTube channel. Please subscribe to our channel to help us secure the Rosie Fund URL.

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Today we welcome animal trainer Trish McMillan to discuss how to set up dogs for success. Learn more about Trish’s work and contact her at her website TrishMcMillan.com. Follow the antics of her menagerie of animals at the Pibble Hill Facebook page and the Pibbling with Theodore Facebook page.

Trish also recommends checking out Dog Training by Kikopup on YouTube.

Learn more about fostering with KC Pet Project.

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Today we welcome back Jesse Shroyer to share the harrowing story of Oakley the parvo puppy. Information on Jesse for speaking, workshops, yoga and more is at JesseShroyer.com. Learn more about canine parvovirus at PetMD.com.

Jesse was our guest in episode 0102 to talk about Huck the hospice foster dog and episode 0107 to discuss doga (dog yoga) at Bar K Dog Bar. Check out the Bar K Dog Bar calendar for the doga schedule and other ev...

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Today we welcome Tori Fugate, KC Pet Project Chief Communications Officer, to discuss an exciting new initiative. Human Animal Support Services (HASS) is an animal welfare organizational model that will implement a new range of services for pets and people in 12 pilot cities, helping keep more animals in their homes and communities and reducing the number entering the shelter system through programs and resources.

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Today we welcome Border Collie owner Caryn Miller to discuss the rescuing, fostering, owning and training one of the smartest dog breeds. Learn more about volunteer opportunities at Mo-Kan Border Collie Rescue and follow them on Facebook

Visit RosieFund.org for links to all of our social media, including our free YouTube channel. Please subscribe to our channel to help us secure the Rosie Fund URL.

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Today we welcome back Anthony Barnett of the Symbiotic Behavioral Treatment Center and Game Dog Guardian to discuss the socio economic underpinnings of breed specific legislation. We first visited with Anthony and Katie Barnett in Episode 0121.

Follow both of Anthony’s organizations on Facebook:
Symbiotic Behavioral Treatment Center
Game Dog Guardian

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Today we welcome KC Pet Project volunteer Kelsey Nelson to discuss the Dogs Day Out Program that allows volunteers to take a dog out of the shelter for the day, a few hours, the weekend or whatever fits their schedule.

Visit RosieFund.org for links to all of our social media, including our free YouTube channel. Please subscribe to our channel to help us secure the Rosie Fund URL.

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Today we welcome Dr. Lara Plass from Community Veterinary Outreach USA and we talk to Jeff Davis, President of My Pet Credentials about an online tool that will help you keep all of your pet information accessible up to date. Visit their website for all of their social media links, including their Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Community Veterinary Outreach USA has many integral partners.

The Shelter Medicine Program at Kansas St...

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July 8, 2020 35 min

Today we welcome docent Sue Shinkle from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri to discuss dogs in art. In addition to the audio component of the interview, we’ve created an online gallery of the art and books that are discussed at RosieFund.org/art. Follow along in the gallery as you listen to the podcast. Then let us know what you think of this virtual docent guided tour.

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Today we welcome meteorologist and dog lover Gary Lezak for a wide-ranging discussion of dogs, weather, and more.
You can follow Gary on Facebook.

Gary’s book “It’s a Sunny Life” is available on Amazon.

Gary’s predictive weather modeling platform helps users anticipate weather events, not days or weeks before they happen, but months in advance. Check out Weather2020.com.

July 1 is National Pet ID Day. Get your pet microchipped at any K...

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Today we talk to Darcy Goeken about fostering dogs and other animals at DEEP Farmhouse. Visit their Facebook page: Facebook.com/DEEPFarmhouse

Visit Pawsitive Tails:
PawsitiveTailsKC.org 

Visit Kansas City Pig Rescue Network:
KCPigRescueNetwork.org

Visit Longmeadow Rescue Ranch:
LongmeadowRescueRanch.org

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Today we welcome animal advocates Katie and Anthony Barnett to discuss breed specific legislation (BSL) that targets bully breeds and dogs assumed to have “dangerous” characteristics. Many organizations and websites are referenced in this episode. Visit them here:

BarnettLawOffice.com

HomeSweetHomeDogResort.com

SymbioticBTC.org

GameDogGuardian.com

And the Leonidas’ Facebook page: facebook.com/LeonidasTheAmazing/

Spay and Neuter Kansas Ci...

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