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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.

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Alfred Hitchcock was known as the Master of Suspense. But he might have been an even better Master to his dogs. Hitchcock owned many dogs in his life, but none quite captured his heart the way Geoffrey and Stanley did—a loving bond that even influenced his work as a director.
Millie: The Presidential Pup

Millie: The Presidential Pup

2020-02-1700:47:543

New York Times best-selling author. People Magazine cover girl. Resident of the Oval Office. English Springer Spaniel Millie Bush skyrocketed to fame in the 1990s. But before she stole America's hearts, she had to learn to impress one very important couple: Barbara and George H. W. Bush.
Laika: Dog in Space

Laika: Dog in Space

2020-02-1000:44:271

In November 1957, canine cosmonaut Laika became the first living animal to ever orbit the earth. She only made the record-breaking flight thanks to a series of painful experiments, discomforting surgeries, and a heart-breaking tragedy. Her story embodies the height of human achievement—and the depths of a dog's loyalty.
Sure, you’re a fan of true crime—but are you ready to put your skills to the test and be crowned an undisputed expert? Then try your hand at Parcast’s new trivia podcast, Killer Knowledge. Every Tuesday, two competitors go head-to-head to correctly answer multiple-choice true crime questions. Whoever gains the most points after 20 questions, wins! It’s all the murder, mystery, and suspense you’ve come to expect from Parcast, now in a fast-paced, interactive format.  Play along in this exclusive clip from our pilot episode about the mysterious circumstances surrounding D.B. Cooper, and see how well you measure up! To find out who wins, follow KILLER KNOWLEDGE free on Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!
Bobbie: The Wonder Dog

Bobbie: The Wonder Dog

2020-02-0300:39:484

While on a road trip with his family in Indiana, Bobbie disappeared after a run-in with some local dogs. Following days of searching, his family returned home to Oregon without their beloved pet. Six months later, Bobbie walked into his family's restaurant, having walked almost 3,000 miles to return home.
Peety: Health and Rescue

Peety: Health and Rescue

2020-01-2700:44:403

In 2009, Eric O'Grey was so dangerously obese that his doctor told him he'd be dead within 5 years. But with the help of a plucky rescue pup named Peety, Eric was able to turn his life around and find true happiness.
Lucca: America’s Top Dog

Lucca: America’s Top Dog

2020-01-2000:45:132

Lucca had an illustrious career as a bomb-sniffing dog, leading nearly 400 patrols and identifying dozens of buried IEDs, weapons caches, and enemy soldiers. But Lucca’s real claim to fame was her positive demeanor and ability to change the lives of every person she met.
While most Americans know about the pilgrims who journeyed across the Atlantic aboard the Mayflower, few know of Duncan—the pilgrims' dog that witnessed many of the new nation's key formative moments, all while providing care and comfort to scared people in a new world.
Fido: The Faithful Dog

Fido: The Faithful Dog

2020-01-0600:33:332

As World War II encroached further into everyday life in northern Italy, Carlo Soriano still walked to the town piazza with his dog Fido each morning for work. He would hop on a bus only to return each evening with Fido anxiously awaiting his arrival. Until one day, Carlo didn’t get off the bus and Fido was left waiting for a master who would never return.
In 1918, Corporal Lee Duncan had rescued two puppies from a kennel in France that had been devastated by artillery raids. One of the pups was Rin Tin Tin, a German Shepherd who would go on to break into the film industry and act his way into America’s hearts.
Fala: FDR’s Scottie

Fala: FDR’s Scottie

2019-12-2300:33:064

He was a Scottish Terrier who had a very special bond with his owner, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Fala’s journey took him from humble farm dog to hobnobbing with world leaders, and even to the most important Allied leadership summits of World War II.
Apollo: A Hero on 9/11

Apollo: A Hero on 9/11

2019-12-1600:39:563

In the wake of the attacks on the U.S. on September 11th, 2001, heroic first responders rushed to Ground Zero to look for survivors. Joining them were some very brave dogs, including one particularly exceptional canine named Apollo, determined to do all they could to help.
For decades the British crown has been linked with the dozens of corgis that live in Windsor Palace. But the lives of these royal pups are about more than dining on wild game served in silver dishes. The Royal Corgis play an important diplomatic role.
Zenit: A Life-Saving Bond

Zenit: A Life-Saving Bond

2019-12-0200:46:306

Military dog trainer Jose Armenta never expected to fall for his bomb-sniffing German Shepherd, Zenit. But a life-changing accident in 2011 taught Jose to open his heart to the dog. Then, it was Jose’s turn to save Zenit.
With a powerful blizzard sweeping across the Alaskan Interior, the Great Serum Run of 1925 was in serious jeopardy. But Togo, Balto, and their determined mushers refused to back down in the face of adversity. The lives of the children back in Nome were hanging in the balance.
In 1925, a deadly diphtheria outbreak gripped the town of Nome, Alaska. Togo, a 12-year old Siberian Husky, was chosen to run a 674-mile relay to transport a vital case of medicine across the Alaskan interior. He’d find help in the form of an unremarkable 6-year old Husky named Balto.
Born on a farm in Switzerland, Buddy was far more than just an ordinary 1920s working dog. She was a German Shepherd bred to fight alongside soldiers, help police track criminals, and assist the Red Cross. But Buddy’s true destiny was yet to come—becoming America's first seeing-eye dog.
Welcome to Dog Tales

Welcome to Dog Tales

2019-10-2800:01:224

Every Monday, hear tales of inspiration from all breeds of life in the new Parcast original series, Dog Tales. Each episode is as unique as the pups themselves, and sure to bring you closer to the furry friend in your life. Like “Buddy” the German Shepherd—the world’s first official seeing-eye guide dog. Or Huskies “Balto” and “Togo,” the sled-dogs who made a life-saving medical delivery from Anchorage to Nome. Dog Tales premieres November 11th. Listen free on Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Subscribe today!
Comments (17)

Yasmine C

good dog!

Feb 12th
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Yasmine C

Poor Laika. I'm so glad that we are kinder to animals. We can do better, though.

Feb 12th
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Judi Kingsman

just beautiful ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Feb 5th
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Judi Kingsman

that picture of the poodle is not nice‼️😒

Feb 5th
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Alexander Lowe

Your past dog helping you choose your new one broke me. How beautiful.

Jan 31st
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Lyn Brown

#tearjerking

Jan 22nd
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Holly Dawson

God I love this show!!!! Keep up the fantastic work people

Dec 30th
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Holly Dawson

I've never been a great fan of German Shepards but after this ep and the first about Buddy, I think I've found a new favourite breed of dog.

Dec 2nd
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Rhonda Hurcum

Fabulous. I'm going to love listening to more true dog stories in this podcast. Such a nice break from true crime stories. Keep up the great work.

Nov 21st
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Michelle Monroe

such a great story. Buddy and her owner were so brave and helped so many others.

Nov 14th
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Bri W

So heartwarming about Buddy and her blind owner/friend. So refreshing to hear amid crime and murder broadcasts. thank you parcast!🥰

Nov 13th
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Richard Plessinger

gotta love parcast... need a break from the great crime shows

Nov 13th
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