The Long Leash with James Jacobson

The Long Leash with James Jacobson

Dogs know that the most delicious and nourishing treats are often found on the ground. In “The Long Leash,” we rescue tasty scraps from the editing room floor in an unscripted interview show. Listen in as James Jacobson, founder of Dog Podcast Network, chats with newsmakers and celebrated dog lovers. Go behind the scenes of a fledgling podcast network dedicated to helping improve the quality of life for dogs and the people who love them.

Recent Episodes

Connecting Human Health with Vet Care with Dr. Michael Blackwell | The Long Leash #70

Dec. 2, 2022

Veterinary care is expensive, even though the health of family members – human or canine – is priceless. When it’s the dog’s pain pills or food on the table, what’s a human to do?

What it Means to be “Dog-Friendly” with Beth Miller | The Long Leash #69

Nov. 25, 2022

What does it mean to be dog friendly? It’s not just a pat on the head or a treat in the pocket.

Guest: Beth Miller

A Sommelier's Guide to Pairing Dogs with Wine with Michele Gargiulo | The Long Leash #68

Nov. 18, 2022

Is there anything more lovable than a French Chardonnay? Perhaps only a Golden Retriever! Certified Sommelier Michele Gargiulo teaches us how to pair lovable shelter dogs with delicious wines.

When a Vet Oncologist Gets Cancer with Dr. Renée Alsarraf | The Long Leash #67

Nov. 11, 2022

Dr. Renée Alsarraf made it her life's purpose to help animals and their families navigate the c-word: Cancer. But everything changed when doctor became patient.

The Emotional Cost of Being a Vet with George Melillo | The Long Leash #66

Nov. 4, 2022

Veterinarians are at high risk of suicide: twice as likely to kill themselves than the general public. George Melillo is creating workspaces that reduce that risk … and give better care to our pets.

A Place to Call Home for Senior Dogs with Valerie Reid | The Long Leash #65

Oct. 28, 2022

What happens to dogs who are alone and suffering … especially the elderly? The lucky ones find themselves at Whispering Willows Senior Dog Sanctuary.

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