Episode 22: Max The Dog

Amanda joins me this week to talk about her beloved dog Max, and how she, as a cat person, ended up with a dog! Max has some quirky habits that you’ll hear about, including some issues with plates and spoons. Where does he like to chew his favourite toy? And what his favourite people food? Tune in to find out!

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Episode 21: Good Dogs in Comics

We’re talking about dogs comics and graphic novels! Kate and Stephanie are reviewing some dog related stories that came into their lives. Please note there will be SPOILERS for these books.

We also talk about reading with dogs and then get a little distracted by planning for a Zombie Apocalypse and Original Australian Dog Breeds. Also don’t miss some important opinions from Miss Izzy.

Up for Review:

Fetch: How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home by Nicole Georges 
Good Dog Whiskey by K. Kobi 
Dead of Winter (Good Good Dog) by Kyle Starks & Gabo

Sparks! by Ian Boothby & Nina Matsumoto
Zero’s Journey by DJ Milky
Street Angels Dog by Jim Rugg Brian Maruca

Notes:

Opening, some announcements and we read your reviews (00:10)
Reading with dogs (08:48)
Review: Fetch (14:41)
Review: Good Dog Whiskey (20:30)
Review: Dead of Winter (37:38)
Stephanie’s Zombie Apocalypse Plan (48:17)
Australian Dog Breeds (53:30)
Review: Dead of Winter (cont.) (1:00:10)
Review: Free Comic Book Day Comics. (1:07:20)
Closing (1:19:06)

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Episode 20: [Movie] Turner and Hooch

If you’re looking for an 80s Buddy Cop Comedy, then Turner and Hooch has you covered. But how does it hold up to Kate and Val’s standards today? Will they be able to over come their ambivalence towards Tom Hanks as a romantic lead? Is Hooch the best dog ever (of course, he’s a dog!) Is he a better investigator than Turner? We address the problematic scenes and favourite moments. Plus ask the important questions … what does your dogs breath smell like?

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Episode 19: Nero

 

What is life like when you get your first dog as an adult? Vanda is here to tell me all about it! All the rules she said she was going to stick to, then instantly broke when little Nero came into her life. We also talk about training, the amazing trick he’s learned, adorable doggy outfits and toys, and how dogs can help your mental health.

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Episode 18: A Special Dog Birthday and The Art of Superhero Names

Miss Izzy had a Birthday and Stephanie is back to give us the details on her special doggy party! Plus we get a little side tracked about cohabitating with cats, presents Kate’s dogs got from Stephanie, bed time games, and so much more. We also have some great responses to your dogs superhero and villain names! Its a Pawsome episode you wont want to miss.

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Episode 17: Caturday – Flynn and Mazikeen

Welcome to the very first Caturday episode of Pups n PopCulture, where we celebrate cats too! This week we are talking about Flynn and Mazikeen, furkids of PnP regular Val. What is the meaning behind Mazikeens unusual name? Is Flynn the cutest cat in existence? And will we be able to think of some famous cats in pop culture? You wont want to miss it!

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Episode 16: [Movie] All Dogs Go To Heaven

“All dogs go to heaven because, unlike people, dogs are naturally good and loyal and kind.”

Disturbing kids movie or perfect for impressionable young minds? Val and Kate sit down to discuss the 1989 movie, All Dogs Go To Heaven. Was it sad enough to make Kate cry? How did Val feel about it watching it as an adult? The only way you’ll know is if you tune in.

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Episode 15: Harvey and Sadie

I talk to David about his two senior babies Harvey and Sadie, as well as the extended family of pets in his life. What was his proudest moment as dog dad to Sadie? What coloured toy is Harvey obsessed with? And what famous fan does his dads dog Charlie bask in the attention of? Plus, as a musician David often gets help from his fur kids when creating and tells me about the music he’s writing just for them.

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Episode 14: The Dog Who Saved Easter

Did Zeus the Labrador really save Easter? Was Easter even in jeopardy? Is Dean Cain truly the most dreamy actor ever? You’ll find out as we review the 2014 classic, The Dog Who Saved Easter.

Plus Stephanie wants to know … has Kate ever tried a dog treat? The answer may surprise you!

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Episode 13: Cruz and Caroline

This week I chat to Caroline Zambrano, Australian Pet Journalist about her career as a pet writer, her life with pets and the current love of her life, Cruz.

Show notes:

Caroline tells me about her dog Cruz (1:00) his quirky habits, the trials of trainng and his favourite treats. We discuss how she got into Nosework (16:40), what its all about and how working with Cruz has made her a more conscious parent.

Cruz loves to play and we discuss the best games and toys Caroline has found for such a giant dog (27:35) but despite this, he’s also an extremely calming dog in Carolines family (35:44).

We get into Carolines life with dogs, growing up in Turkey (36:50) and how losing them over the years affected her (45:40), her career, and her inital bonding with Cruz (59:44).

We get discussing Caroline’s career in pet journalism (1:00:42) and how she initially wanted to be a vet. Her first job as a news reporter (1:10:45) didnt turn out quite as she expected but it was a start that led her to become the editor of Dogs Life Magazine (1:14:38) and PR work. We discuss the favourite story she’s written (1:27:38) and her ideal piece (1:32:48).

Finally, Caroline tackles the two big questions at Pups n PopCulture, favourite thing about pet parentship (1:39:00) favourite dog in pop culture (1:48:47) and participates in a PnP tradition (1:56:42)

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