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127: What Would Katie Krimitsos Do? Facebook and Animal Rescue Organizations

Katie Krimitsos is host of the popular business podcast, Biz Women Rock! in the Tampa, Florida area. She talks in today’s episode about Facebook best practices for your animal rescue community.

Biz Women Rock! – Katie’s podcast

Biz Women Rock’s Facebook Page

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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.

Want to receive two free bonus dog-training resources from Irith Bloom? Simply join our animal rescue community at http://thisispawprint.com/ask. This will also ensure you won’t miss an episode!

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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.

Want to receive two free bonus dog-training resources from Irith Bloom? Simply join our animal rescue community at http://thisispawprint.com/ask. This will also ensure you won’t miss an episode!

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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.

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105: Amy Sutherland, Author, Rescuing Penny Jane + What Shamu Taught Me About Life, Love, & Marriage

We are giving away ONE signed copy of Rescuing Penny Jane by Amy Sutherland. 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’s popular Modern Love column in The New York Times, which led to her book What Shamu Taught Me…, became the paper’s most emailed story of 2006.

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104: Tamar Arslanian, Author, Shop Cats of New York, and I Have Cat blog

We are giving away ONE copy of Shop Cats of New York by Tamar Arslanian, photography by Andrew Marttila. It’s a lovely book for the cat lover 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 5, 2017. Winner to be announced in an upcoming episode.

Tamar Arslanian lives in New York City, and started her blog several years ago, I Have Cat, with the tagline, “Single in the City, with Cat(s).” Shop Cats of New York is her first work, and she shares about her writer’s journey, living the single life in New York, and her life with cats. She also discusses the importance of finding homes for cats, even in Continue Reading →

94: Most Popular Episode of 2016: Irith Bloom, Episode 5

The most listened to episode of 2016 is our first episode with Irith Bloom!

Irith Bloom, of The Sophisticated Dog, is a trainer of dogs and other animals. She uses positive reinforcement, and we learn about her story, addressing the topics of barking and the power of choice in this episode.

Irith Bloom is based in the Los Angeles area, and she speaks in the United States and around the world on a variety of training topics.

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90: Marie Macaspac, Muttville Senior Dog Rescue

Marie Macaspac offers some terrific marketing and branding tips, along with observations on Muttville’s founder Sherri Franklin and how her leadership empowered Marie and others. All part of a larger journey transforming Muttville into one of the premier rescue organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area, with a powerful image synonymous with senior dogs.

Marie Macaspac is founder of both Switchblade Creative Studios and Animal Rescue Marketing. She is also Director of Marketing for Muttville Senior Dog Rescue, which started in founder Sherri Franklin’s home.

Our episode starts when Marie Rochelle Macaspac left behind a corporate marketing job to start her own path. While starting to build her own business, Marie loved that she was able spend most of her days with one of her closest friends – her dog Jazmin – by her side.

A year later, Jazmin died.

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88: Sherri Franklin and Pen Farthing, CNN Heroes

Sherri Franklin, founder of Muttville senior dog rescue, is a Top Ten finalist for 2016 CNN Hero of the Year! Make sure to vote, you have until Tuesday, December 6, 2016!

You can vote up to forty times a day (check the rules).
CNN’s Profile of Sherri Franklin
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Marie Macaspac was our guest on Episode 17 and she is Muttville’s Director of Marketing

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87: Luke Gartner-Brereton, Musician and Composer, Rust Chronicles: The Music of Pawprint

Luke Gartner-Brereton is the artist who composed all the music you hear on Pawprint. Luke lives in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia with his family. He has also lived in Melbourne and Cairns.

The songs featured on today’s episode
  • Unbearable Lightness (our usual intro music)
  • Ambrosia
  • Panini Fandango
  • Love in London
  • Sweet Sorrow
  • Riviera

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86: Four Great Writers and Inspiring Animals: Authors and Writers on Pawprint

Nancy and Harold discuss fosters Cooper and Whisper, and highlight four amazing guests who are authors or writers from the Pawprint Animal Rescue Podcast. We have eighteen guests who have either written a book or write as a profession.

Writing can be very personal.
A way to reflect and to document something you experienced. Dr. Sarah Boston from episode 3, is a veterinary surgical oncologist at the University of Florida. Sarah is a cancer survivor herself and she shares a little bit of what she went through. Her journey would inspire her to write her book Lucky Dog.

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84: Ken Wyrsch + Oli Go Viral: Your Iraqi Animal Rescue Story

Ken Wyrsch traveled to Northern Iraq earlier in 2016 to find a way to help after ISIS overtook parts of Iraq. Ken had served in the United States Armed Forces previously, but this time went on his own initiative, away from his everyday life, to volunteer. In the months Ken spent there he made friends with several dogs, including Oli, who eventually took a trip to the US to join Ken.

Ken and Oli’s story went viral, and in today’s episode, Ken tells the rest of the story in greater detail. Thank you to Ken Wyrsch for sharing his story and to SPCA International (SPCAI) for reuniting Oli with Ken.

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