Join host, Robert Forto as he welcomes dog musher, Marvin Lizotte to Mushing Radio. Marvin is the operator of a dog sledding tour company in Alberta, Canada and on this episode we talk about the importance of good dog care with sled dogs and the importance of including storytelling and spirituality in his quest to be the best dog man that he can be. We also talk about Marvin’s summer rafting expeditions and how he includes his clients in both of his passions; dogs and rapids!
Host, Robert Forto’s Bio:
Robert is the training director for Alaska Dog Works where they train dogs for canine obedience, working dogs, therapy dogs and service dogs for clients all over North America. He is also a dog musher and he and his wife operate a 40-dog mushing kennel in Willow, Alaska, called Team Ineka. They can often be seen at local races and leading expeditions in the Alaska backcountry with outdoor leadership students at the University of Alaska. Robert is the producer of Dog Works Radio that has been on the air since 2009 and is currently simulcast on a local radio station, KVRF in Palmer, Alaska.
Links and Resources Mentioned:
- Robert Forto on Twitter: @robertforto
- Alex Stein on Twitter: @coldfootfilms
- Dog Works Radio on Facebook
- Dog Works Radio on Instagram
- KVRF in Alaska
Photo credit: Marvin Lizotte
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