March 26, 2021
James Jacobson speaks with the CEO of Dig, Leigh Isaacson. What happens when your sister inspires your Next Big Dog Business Idea? What’s it like to be a Dogpreneur?
March 17, 2021
Since 1977, Martha Teichner has reported on everything for CBS News, from war to apartheid to 9/11 to the coronavirus pandemic. This veteran journalist's world really opened up when she said yes to meeting Harry, an elderly bull terrier whose mom, Carol Fertig, was dying of cancer.
Feb. 26, 2021
When Paul Owens first started training dogs, he used force – choke collars and punishment – to make dogs obedient. He was good at it, too … until one day, he found a better way.
Feb. 19, 2021
Here’s an unexpected perk Mark Bomback got for writing The Art of Racing in the Rain : he got to make people cry. The prolific screenwriter is more accustomed to writing big action movies, where trains blow up and buildings fall. But after his script about a dog narrating his last canine incarnatio…
Feb. 12, 2021
Dogs started upstaging humans on the silver screen in 1894. They wandered into the shot as the Lumière brothers filmed their first test, and have drawn our focus ever since.
Feb. 2, 2021
How do you find your heart's work in the middle of heartbreak? James Jacobson finds out by speaking with Dr. Peter Rork, pilot-turned-orthopedic-surgeon-turned-shelter-dog-rescuer.
Jan. 19, 2021
On this episode of The Long Leash, Historian-in-Residence at the Presidential Pet Museum, Andrew Hager, shares some fascinating stories about dogs in the White House. He talks to James Jacobson about everything from a presidential dog named Satan to one who could have been the key to preventing a n…
Jan. 19, 2021
Author and White House social expert, Jennifer Pickens joins James Jacobson in conversation on this episode of The Long Leash. Jennifer Pickens shares some spectacular stories about one of the most historic homes in the world and all of its four-legged inhabitants.
Jan. 19, 2021
This episode is from Dog Cancer Answers: Dr. Judy Morgan discusses how pet parents can build stronger relationships with their dog’s medical care team, how to find a great vet if you need one, how to communicate your needs as a client, and everything else that goes into finding and keeping an excep…
Dec. 18, 2020
March 2020: the pandemic forces our economy into a temporary coma. As our horror mounted at the number of cases, and as the shut-down lingered, dog parents confined to home recognized a secondary health crisis building. What to do about pets who...
Nov. 11, 2020
Dogs on Deployment is akin to a dating service that matches military personnel who are about to deploy with volunteers who will look after their pets while they are away on deployment. Alisa Johnson, the organization's co-founder and president...
Nov. 3, 2020
Welcome to the first episode of The Long Leash. To start things off, our guest today is Rob Schwartz who was once described as a "CEO's Creative Director." In other words, the rare creative person who is fascinated by all aspects of a business and...