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.


Jess Rona - Dog Grooming Extraordinaire | The Long Leash #25

Aug. 1, 2021

It was a temporary solution on the way to stardom. Grooming dogs earned Jess Rona a few dollars, while she awaited her big break. Little did she know, this was her big break.

Nick Paumgarten – The New Yorker | The Long Leash #24

July 22, 2021

It began as a seemingly simple journalistic assignment on the pandemic pet boom for The New Yorker. But this article soon turned into a darker exploration of the strangeness of being human.

Chris Roy - Doobert And Transporting Animals | The Long Leash #23

July 14, 2021

Pilot and animal rescuer Chris Roy founded online platform Doobert, which brings shelters, rescues and volunteers together in a convenient app. The app (inspired by his cat) is used by over 27,000 volunteers and 1,200 rescue organizations across the United States and Canada.

Nicole Kincaid - Perfectly Imperfect Pups | The Long Leash #22

July 2, 2021

Perfectly Imperfectly Pups is a dog rescue with a special difference and founder Nicole Kincaid is on a mission to save and rehome these at-risk dogs.

Celebrity Dog Adoptions with Melissa Bacelar | The Long Leash #21

June 23, 2021

Melissa Bacelar is THE celebrity pet matchmaker, with stories to match. Her intimate love for the many dogs she rescues, rehabilitates, and rehomes fuels her star power … resulting in unbelievable success in Hollywood and beyond.

Dean Koontz: Best-Selling Author and Massive Dog Lover | The Long Leash #20

June 16, 2021

A dog strangled Dean Koontz when he was six. He still thinks dogs are magical angels with a higher-level intelligence.

Guest: Dean Koontz

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