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Dog Tales

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Dog Tales

Dog Tales

Parcast Network

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856
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They’re four-legged, full of love and often times more like family than their nickname suggests. Parcast Network’s endearing original series, Dog Tales, tells the true stories of heroic canines that have gone above and beyond their “best friend” duties. Every Monday, embark on a new journey of courage, service and unwavering sacrifice by our most loyal companions.

Latest Episodes

Solved Murders: The Story of Helen Potts

Listeners, we’re excited to bring you an episode from one of our favorite podcasts, Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries. Every Wednesday on Solved Murders, we explore the days, months, and even years leading up to the closure of a seemingly uncrackable case. This is part 1 of our episode on Helen Potts, a young girl who gets tangled up with a playboy medical student, with deadly consequences—but not for the reasons you might first suspect. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to check out part 2, available now free and only on Spotify. Follow Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries for more true-crime stories every week!

35 min2 d ago
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Solved Murders: The Story of Helen Potts

Sgt. Rex: Marine Corps Hero

In 2006, Mike Dowling and Megan Leavey were each desperate to adopt their bomb-detecting partner in the Marines: Rex the German Shepherd. But they’d have to fight the U.S. government, life-changing injuries, and even each other in order to bring their beloved Sergeant home.

49 minJUL 6
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Sgt. Rex: Marine Corps Hero

Fido: Abraham Lincoln’s First ‘First Dog’

Today, Abraham Lincoln is famous for his presidency, and for signing the Emancipation Proclamation. But he was known in his own lifetime for eccentricities like his love of animals, and his close relationship with a small stray mutt named Fido.

41 minJUL 6
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Fido: Abraham Lincoln’s First ‘First Dog’

Higgins: From Stray to Star

In 1958, animal trainer Frank Inn spotted a dirty, homeless mutt in an animal shelter. He took the pup, named Higgins, home... and made history. That humble stray became one of the biggest leading dogs in Hollywood, headlining the beloved Benji franchise.

37 minJUN 29
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Higgins: From Stray to Star

Smoky: The Yorkie Doodle Dandy

On the island of New Guinea, at the height of WWII, Bill Wynne came across a stray pup—a 7-inch tall Yorkshire Terrier. He named her Smoky, and she's credited with being the first recorded therapy dog.

47 minJUN 22
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Smoky: The Yorkie Doodle Dandy

Cinderella Dogs: Overcoming Disabilities

Just like humans, many dogs have their fair share of bad luck. But that can make their “Cinderella story” that much more inspiring. We’re sharing miraculous tales of animals that faced adverse circumstances and tall odds—but were lucky enough to connect with owners who helped them rise up and inspire the world.

47 minJUN 15
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Cinderella Dogs: Overcoming Disabilities

Jofi: Freud’s Grand Dame

Sigmund Freud is frequently described as the father of psychoanalysis, and his dog Jofi could be considered the grand dame of therapy dogs. Theirs was a partnership that didn't begin until late in Freud's life, but it was one that would change him forever.

45 minJUN 8
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Jofi: Freud’s Grand Dame

Barry der Menschenretter: People Rescuer

The image of a Saint Bernard bounding through the snow, a barrel of brandy attached to its collar, comes from one specific dog: Barry der Meschenretter. Throughout his illustrious rescue career in the early 1800s, he saved many lives and kept travelers in the St. Bernard pass safe.

42 minJUN 1
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Barry der Menschenretter: People Rescuer

The Dogs of Hurricane Katrina

An estimated 600,000 animals were killed or stranded by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. But, in the wake of the storm, politicians and animal rights activists banded together to create a silver lining: they made sure our pets would never be left behind again.

42 minMAY 25
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The Dogs of Hurricane Katrina

Sgt. Stubby: World War Hero

When James Conroy adopted a stray dog named Stubby shortly before shipping off for World War I, he thought he was bringing along a cute companion. He had no idea the little dog would save his life...and many others.

42 minMAY 18
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Sgt. Stubby: World War Hero

Latest Episodes

Solved Murders: The Story of Helen Potts

Listeners, we’re excited to bring you an episode from one of our favorite podcasts, Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries. Every Wednesday on Solved Murders, we explore the days, months, and even years leading up to the closure of a seemingly uncrackable case. This is part 1 of our episode on Helen Potts, a young girl who gets tangled up with a playboy medical student, with deadly consequences—but not for the reasons you might first suspect. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to check out part 2, available now free and only on Spotify. Follow Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries for more true-crime stories every week!

35 min2 d ago
Comments
Solved Murders: The Story of Helen Potts

Sgt. Rex: Marine Corps Hero

In 2006, Mike Dowling and Megan Leavey were each desperate to adopt their bomb-detecting partner in the Marines: Rex the German Shepherd. But they’d have to fight the U.S. government, life-changing injuries, and even each other in order to bring their beloved Sergeant home.

49 minJUL 6
Comments
Sgt. Rex: Marine Corps Hero

Fido: Abraham Lincoln’s First ‘First Dog’

Today, Abraham Lincoln is famous for his presidency, and for signing the Emancipation Proclamation. But he was known in his own lifetime for eccentricities like his love of animals, and his close relationship with a small stray mutt named Fido.

41 minJUL 6
Comments
Fido: Abraham Lincoln’s First ‘First Dog’

Higgins: From Stray to Star

In 1958, animal trainer Frank Inn spotted a dirty, homeless mutt in an animal shelter. He took the pup, named Higgins, home... and made history. That humble stray became one of the biggest leading dogs in Hollywood, headlining the beloved Benji franchise.

37 minJUN 29
Comments
Higgins: From Stray to Star

Smoky: The Yorkie Doodle Dandy

On the island of New Guinea, at the height of WWII, Bill Wynne came across a stray pup—a 7-inch tall Yorkshire Terrier. He named her Smoky, and she's credited with being the first recorded therapy dog.

47 minJUN 22
Comments
Smoky: The Yorkie Doodle Dandy

Cinderella Dogs: Overcoming Disabilities

Just like humans, many dogs have their fair share of bad luck. But that can make their “Cinderella story” that much more inspiring. We’re sharing miraculous tales of animals that faced adverse circumstances and tall odds—but were lucky enough to connect with owners who helped them rise up and inspire the world.

47 minJUN 15
Comments
Cinderella Dogs: Overcoming Disabilities

Jofi: Freud’s Grand Dame

Sigmund Freud is frequently described as the father of psychoanalysis, and his dog Jofi could be considered the grand dame of therapy dogs. Theirs was a partnership that didn't begin until late in Freud's life, but it was one that would change him forever.

45 minJUN 8
Comments
Jofi: Freud’s Grand Dame

Barry der Menschenretter: People Rescuer

The image of a Saint Bernard bounding through the snow, a barrel of brandy attached to its collar, comes from one specific dog: Barry der Meschenretter. Throughout his illustrious rescue career in the early 1800s, he saved many lives and kept travelers in the St. Bernard pass safe.

42 minJUN 1
Comments
Barry der Menschenretter: People Rescuer

The Dogs of Hurricane Katrina

An estimated 600,000 animals were killed or stranded by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. But, in the wake of the storm, politicians and animal rights activists banded together to create a silver lining: they made sure our pets would never be left behind again.

42 minMAY 25
Comments
The Dogs of Hurricane Katrina

Sgt. Stubby: World War Hero

When James Conroy adopted a stray dog named Stubby shortly before shipping off for World War I, he thought he was bringing along a cute companion. He had no idea the little dog would save his life...and many others.

42 minMAY 18
Comments
Sgt. Stubby: World War Hero
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