119: Kacey Klonsky, Filmmaker, Love Unleashed: Senior Dog Stories

Kacey Klonsky, filmmaker of Love Unleashed, is today’s talented guest.

Kacey is currently based in Portland, Oregon but is always excited and ready to travel at a moments notice for a great project.

Although living on the opposite coast, Kacey joined her mother, photographer Jane Sobel Klonsky, on many of her trips and documented her photo shoots on video. After a couple of years of watching her mother’s passion project turn into a full time endeavor, she began Continue Reading →

118: Ask Irith, Part 7: Irith Bloom, Positive Reinforcement Trainer: Who’s The Boss?

Irith Bloom, positive reinforcement dog trainer, addresses the who is the boss? In other words, how dominant do humans need to be with their dogs. Also, Irith answers who the smartest dog breeds are.

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117: Ask Irith, Part 6: Irith Bloom, Positive Reinforcement Trainer: My Dog Does Not Eat

Irith Bloom, positive reinforcement dog trainer, addresses the topic of a dog who will not eat. Not necessarily due to medical reasons, but due to some type of behavioral or environmental reason.

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Irith Bloom is positive reinforcement dog trainer and owner of The Continue Reading →

116: What Would Allie McAdam Do? Instagram Strategist Helps Animal Rescue

Allie McAdam is our talented guest. We ask her to apply her Instagram expertise to the world of animal rescue. She really delivers!

Why does Allie have a passion for Instagram? Well, she’s pretty good at it! After discovering the so-called “secrets” to build an audience on Instagram, she was able to grow her own account from 300 to 3,000 in six weeks and then proceed to help friends build their followings by thousands as well. This led to quickly forming a client base to help other businesses accomplish the same.

And finally, Allie is a very proud mother to a beautiful boy.

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115: What Would Nicole Holland Do? Entrepreneur and Podcaster, Get Guest Ready

Nicole Holland is our talented guest today. She is the woman behind the scenes at interviewsthatconvert.com, the host of The Business Building Rockstars Show, along with her new podcast, Get Guest Ready. Nicole helps successful business owners and CEOs increase their visibility through Podcast Guesting so they can make a greater impact, influence, and income. She answers today’s question, “What Would Nicole Holland Do?” by applying her business expertise to benefit non-profits, such as animal rescue organizations.

Nicole has been named in The Huffington Post as one of “50 Must-Follow Women Entrepreneurs in 2017” alongside female powerhouses including Marie Forleo, Danielle LaPorte, Amy Porterfield, and Dorie Clark. Nicole inspires entrepreneurs all around the world, and we’re fortunate to have her on our animal rescue podcast.

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114: Jesse Freidin, Photographer & Author, Finding Shelter: Portraits of Love, Healing, and Survival

Jesse Freidin is a leading fine art dog photographer with work in more than 100 private collections throughout the United States. His portraiture studies the deeply healing power of the human/animal bond – telling a contemporary story of companionship and love that honors the role does play in our modern lives.

About Finding Shelter

Finding Shelter is a story about the beautiful relationship animal shelter volunteers share with their canine dependents, and the powerful caretaking that happens between the two species. More importantly, it is an opportunity to rebrand our nation’s animal shelters and unveil Continue Reading →

Now iTunes is Apple Podcasts

Apple Podcasts

Something to consider. iTunes is now Apple Podcasts®. It was announced today and was reported soon after on 9 to 5 Mac.

Apple’s decision aligns branding with other products in the company, which looks to be incrementally moving away from the “i” designation. Two examples that come to mind are Apple Watch, Apple’s device launched in 2015, which never carried the iWatch moniker; and Apple Continue Reading →

113: Jimmy & Rose Hunter, House of Ig: The World of Iguana Rescue

Rose and Jimmy Hunter are the heroes behind House of Ig. They share their lives with eleven iguanas, along with some turtles. You will also see a dog and cat in the photos.

Jimmy and Rose first rescued Tulsa from near-death when Jimmy moved to Illinois from Oklahoma. After Tulsa passed away, over the years, The House of Ig has grown little by little. They talk about good iguana care (husbandry), including doctor’s visits, a rich and diverse diet, and the importance of lighting. They picked up knowledge along the way, and Jimmy and Rose were kind enough to share a variety of resources for the reptile lover!

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112: Dr. Kate Hurley, From One Sneeze to a Million Lives, Business of Saving Lives Conference

The talented Dr. Kate Hurley gave the final presentation of the day at the 13th Annual Business of Saving Lives Conference at Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) in Walnut Creek, California. Her inspiring presentation is entitled, “From One Sneeze to a Million Lives,” and discusses her journey and search for a solution to Upper Respiratory Infection (URI) of cats in shelters, along with her Million Cat Challenge.

Koret Shelter Medicine Program at the University of California, Davis

Million Cat Challenge

Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation

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111: Jane Sobel Klonsky, Photographer and Author: Unconditional Stories and Love With Senior Dogs

Jane Sobel Klonsky is our talented guest. She is an award-winning photographer and her latest work is the book, Unconditional, featuring stories of senior dogs. She and her filmmaker daughter Kacey also work on a continuing project called, Unconditional Stories, featuring more stories through photography and video.

Website http://unconditionalstories.com

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/unconditionalstories1/

Jane Sobel Klonsky launched her photography career in 1976 as the first photographer to scale the cables to the top of the Verrazano Bridge to get a shot of the start of the New York City Marathon. Jane was the official photographer of the New York City Marathon for the Continue Reading →

110: Three Events That Made Nancy and Harold’s Weekend Great

Nancy and Harold discuss three animal rescue events that made last weekend great. And exhausting. But mostly great!

On Friday, Nancy helped with a Wings of Rescue flight, the third one of 2017 Nancy worked on. She worked hard to coordinate the flight of sixteen dogs from Northern California to a variety of no-kill shelters in Spokane, Washington. Nancy shares some of her thoughts from that day.

On Saturday, Nancy and Harold attended the Business of Saving Lives conference which brings together many animal rescue people from the San Francisco Bay Area. It was the thirteenth annual event at Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation. Some great speakers, including Dr. Regan McGowan; Erin Kerley and Audra Farrell; Renee Harris; and especially, Dr. Kate Hurley.

On Sunday, it was St. Pitty’s Day at Contra Costa Animal Services, an event that attracts potential adopters to meet a wide variety of dogs from Contra Costa Animal Services and other rescue organizations. Nancy and Harold discuss the adoption of Continue Reading →

109: Dave Ely, Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue

Dave Ely is our amazing guest today! He is a volunteer with Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, a group of dedicated and fun-loving rescue heroes. Listen to his personal story and some of the dogs he has helped save, including Merlin, who was saved at a local shelter and ultimately graduated from a lifesaving Search & Rescue program.

Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue is celebrating their 30th anniversary! Gala and Fundraiser, tickets required, on Saturday, June 3, 2017, 6 to 10 p.m. at the Continue Reading →

108: Sandra Cordero, Goats on the Rock Airbnb: Animal Sanctuary on the Sunshine Coast

Sandra Cordero rescues about eighty animals on her property in Roberts Creek, British Columbia off the Sunshine Coast. This includes over fifty battery hens, as well as ducks, goats, pigs, and Nina the Turkey! Batteries are the cages where hens are kept to create an cost-effective egg-laying process, while also causing suffering and distress for the hens by constricting movement, among other harmful conditions.

Sandra shares her life journey, her day-to-day life, and why she Continue Reading →

107: Stacy LeBaron, The Community Cats Podcast: Your Rescue Story + Trap Neuter Return TNR

Stacy LeBaron has been involved in animal welfare for over 20 years. She currently hosts a three day a week podcast called the Community Cats podcast, where she interviews nationally and internationally renowned experts helping with the problem of cat over-population and cat welfare.


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106: Amy Sutherland’s Virtual Book Tour, Rescuing Penny Jane at Book Passage with Muttville

Thanks for listening to this special presentation with Amy Sutherland. We are giving away ONE signed copy of Amy’s book, Rescuing Penny Jane. It’s a very meaningful book for the rescue dog hero in your life.

To qualify to win, write us a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or both. Deadline is end of day (midnight Pacific Time) on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Winner to be announced in an upcoming episode.

Amy Sutherland lives in the Boston area and is the bestselling author of four books. Three of them are about animals – Kicked, Bitten, and Scratched; What Shamu Taught Me About Life, Love, and Marriage; and her latest, Rescuing Penny Jane.

Amy Sutherland shares her home with her husband Scott, and two dogs, Penny Jane and Walter Joe.

About Rescuing Penny Jane

Drawing on her work at a shelter, her experiences living with two rescue dogs of her own, and years of research, bestselling author and Boston Globe columnist Amy Sutherland takes us on an unforgettable journey into the special world of rescue and shelter dogs—and the growing number of dedicated people who Continue Reading →

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