Monthly Archives: October 2012

House of Ghosts and the Giant Spider

Join hosts Robert and Michele Forto as they welcome writer/director Christopher R. Mihm and actress Sid Korpi to Dog Works Radio. I know, I know, we are a dog training show but it is also Halloween! Being that we are huge horror and sic-fi fans and even host our own 31 Nights of Horror at our home in Alaska every ... Read More »

Mushing Radio presents Jake Berkowitz

Join host Robert Forto as he welcomes Iditarod and Yukon Quest musher, Jake Berkowitz to Mushing Radio. Berkowitz a native of the Twin Cities in Minnesota got his start in the mushing world by running tours with a sled dog kennel in Michigan. Running his first Iditarod in 2008, now Berkowitz is helping others fulfill their dreams of running the ... Read More »

Dog Works Radio presents The Petlitzer Prize Round 7

Join hosts Robert and Michele Forto as we welcome author Sid Korpi to annouce the newest Petlitzer Prize winner on Dog Works Radio. The Petlitzer Prize is a writing contest hosted by Korpi and encourages aspiring writers to submit their best work for a chance of winning a major award! The contest includes genres such as poetry, short stories, song ... Read More »

Mushing Radio presents Aliy Zirkle

Join host Robert Forto as he welcomes Iditarod and Yukon Quest musher, Aliy Zirkle to Mushing Radio. Zirkle a veteran musher with over 15 years experience finished the 2012 Iditarod in a very close second place to run in several races this winter starting with the Sheep Mountain 150 in mid-December. Running kennel that includes 38 racing dogs at her ... Read More »

Dog Works Radio presents Ken Kragen

Join hosts Robert and Michele Forto as the welcome producer/filmmaker, Ken Kragen to Dog Works Radio. Kragen’s new movie is 12 Dogs of Christmas-Great Puppy Rescue. The film is a tail follows 17-year-old Emma O’Conner (Danielle Chuchran) and her friends in their race against time and impossible odds to rescue the local puppy orphanage from an unscrupulous tycoon (Sean Patrick Flanery). ... Read More »

The Gypsy Musher talks early season mushing

Join host, 2012 Yukon Quest Champion, Hugh Neff as he brings you into the fascinating world of The Gypsy Musher. On this episode Hugh talks about early season training runs, the importance of dog care, his upcoming speaking tour in South Dakota and about his Aussie friend, Trent’s bet with him: If Trent finishes the Yukon Quest in 2014, Hugh ... Read More »

Mushing Radio presents Scott Janssen

Join host, Robert Forto as he welcomes Iditarod musher, Scott Janssen to Mushing Radio. Janssen, known as the Mushin’ Mortician, being that he is the owner of several funeral homes in the Anchorage, Alaska area, has some great stories on this episode. We talk about wipeouts on the sled, saving his dog Marshall with Canine C.P.R. on the trail during ... Read More »

The Sibe Vibe presents writer/director Martin Bentsen

Join host Dorothy Wills-Raftery as she welcomes the writer and director of a movie in the works about a Siberian Husky named Dakota to The Sibe Vibe radio show. On this episode we speak with Martin Bentsen, a filmmaker that is working on a movie about a Siberian Husky named Dakota. The movie is called Dakota: Dedicated to My Best ... Read More »

The Gypsy Musher presents Top of the World and Germany

Join host, 2012 Yukon Quest Champion, Hugh Neff as he brings you The Gypsy Musher Radio Show presented by Dog Works Radio and Laughing Eyes Kennel. On this episode Hugh talks about the importance of early training, his recent trip to Germany and Octoberfest as well as his experineces in Europe. Hugh also talks about the Top of the World ... Read More »

Mushing Radio presents Angie Taggart

Join host Robert Forto as he welcomes Iditarod musher, Angie Taggart to Mushing Radio. Taggart, of Ketchikan Alaska and currently living in Willow, is running in her second Iditarod in 2013. Finishing in a respectable 43 of 63 in her rookie run in 2011 she hopes to do even better this time around. This year she is running with a ... Read More »