Can I Pet Your Dog?

Can I Pet Your Dog?

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Every Tuesday, dog owner Renee Colvert and puppy owner Alexis Preston talk to guests about their dogs, discuss dogs they met this week, and brief you on dogs news. They go on assignment to dog events and report back with what you need to know. If there’s a dog, they’re gonna pet it!


221: Green Dogs, Robot Dogs, and even Musical Dogs
Jan 21 • 35 min
It’s coming! This Sunday, January 26th! Come join us at Sketchfest, get your tickets now! While you’re buying your ticket, please enjoy this Dog News heavy episode. This week we learn about a dog that was born green, a robot dog we might buy, and a new…
220: David Huntsberger is Back!
Jan 14 • 57 min
If you’ve got a case of the January blues, fear not! One of our all-time favorite guests is back and is just what the doctor ordered. David Huntsberger is here to give us an update on his pup, and tell us all about his show at the Dynasty Typewriter in LA…
219: Flying Dogs and Cool Collar Dogs
Jan 7 • 30 min
HAPPY 2020! We’re so excited you’re here! We have so much to catch up on. First up, Tugboat flew in a plane and Crumb loves opening presents. Then we find out about smart dog collars, and a very good dog friendly hotel on New Year’s Eve. Plus a My Mutt…
MINI-SODE: Happy New Year’s Eve!
Dec 31, 2019 • 10 min
Happy New Year’s Eve! We’re making resolutions for our dogs that we’ll immediately give up on. Get on in here and Happy 2020!!!
MINI-SODE: Merry Christmas Eve or Happy Tuesday
Dec 24, 2019 • 9 min
Merry Christmas Eve… or happy idle Tuesday. We love both. It’s just your two moms checkin’ in on your holiday slumber party making sure you kids don’t need any snacks or anything. We’ll go back upstairs and leave ya alone after this quick check in to say…
218: Max Cutler and Jon Cohen
Dec 17, 2019 • 43 min
AIl is merry and bright here on the CIPYD ranch this week. Crumb designated his new indoor restroom, Tugboat and Daisy Richter are dog park pals, Narwhal got adopted, men are befriending coyotes, and we’ve got a top notch My Mutt Minute from Rachel and…
217: Brent Black and Koala Paws
Dec 10, 2019 • 55 min
Oh the weather outside is pleasant, but this episode is so fluorescent. We’re not great at lyrics. But ya know what we are great at? Talking about dogs! Big “pets” news this week! Crumb is petting other pups, and Tug is hamming it up for pets outside…
216: Famous Dogs and Donut Dogs
Dec 3, 2019 • 37 min
It’s winter now, but things are still hot over here! Each day our dogs become more and more famous! We anticipate a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame any day now. This week we talk about dog auditions and bringing dogs to parties. Plus, we have some Dog…
215: Danielle Kramer and SKETCHFEST 2020!!!
Nov 26, 2019 • 54 min
BIG NEWS! Tugboat and Crumb are going to Sketchfest 2020, and Renee and Alexis will probably be there too. If you go to Sketchfest the benifits fall somewhere between Renee won’t take your house and Alexis won’t make you write an Apple podcast review.…
214: Big Bears and Narwhals
Nov 19, 2019 • 28 min
Am I dreaming or does that dog have a tail on its head? Is that a Big Bear or did Tugboat grow? That’s right this episode is full of mystery! We hear all about Tugboats trip where he discovered his rock climbing skills. Crumb reunites with a dog friend…
213: Please Don’t Wake the Pups
Nov 12, 2019 • 28 min
SHHHH! Everyone be cool, both Crumb and Tugboat are in the studio and they’re both sleeping. Can we get through this episode without waking up them up? We’ll see! In the mean time, we’ll talk QUIETLY about some super cool dog tech, and Legs Ringo is back…
212: Hannah Crichton and Morning Disasters
Nov 5, 2019 • 49 min
It’s November 5th! We did it! NO MORE TALK OF TUGBOAT’S HALLOWEEN COSTUME! So you would think, but we recorded this Oct.30th! Muah haha! Alexis gives Renee a top notch peptalk as she tries to make Tugboat’s Paul F. Tompkins costume the NIGHT BEFORE.…
211: Michael Dean & Jonathan Marks Barravecchia
Oct 29, 2019 • 47 min
Well hello there! Thanks for stopping by! Get ready for a goofy ride! We’ve got the incredibly talented Michael Dean & Jonathan Marks Barravecchia here to talk about their new book and (of course) all the dogs in their lives! We also have some Crumboat…
210: New Friends and Almost Spooky Stories
Oct 22, 2019 • 35 min
Get on in here, and join us for another episode won’t you please? Renee’s over caffeinated and it’s gonna be a wild ride! We’ve got a Crumboat update and some dog news that takes us on a trip down memory lane. What were you doing in 2007? We all try to…
209: Meghan Parks and Pudding
Oct 15, 2019 • 59 min
Well once again we’ve hit the jackpot! Meghan Parks joins us and we talk about the bonds we have with our dogs, pet sitting, and her very own dog, Pudding! Plus, Tug finally got to swim in a pool and Crumb has some adventures at the park! Stop reading…
208: Unlikely Friends and Unlikely Training
Oct 8, 2019 • 34 min
Well look at that! Another episode! We made it! But just barely. Tugboat was leaning on Renée in a cute way and it nearly made her miss this week’s recording. Alexis has some fantastic answers to her question “what have you accidentally trained your dog…
207: Alie Ward Got a Dog!
Oct 1, 2019 • 65 min
It’s the one you’ve all been waiting for! Your favorite person and ours! Alie Ward is BACK and this time she has a dog! We get the full scoop on Gremlynn (aka Gremmie) and how this perfect duo came together! Plus, Crumboat updates, accidental training,…
206: Kevin T. Porter and Accepting Love
Sep 24, 2019 • 46 min
Can you believe it? We’re almost done with the ninth month of the year! Time flies when you’re having Crumb! This week we have the very wonderful Kevin T. Porter (Good Christian Fun) to tell us all about his dog-wanting! We also have some Crumboat updates…
205: W Bruce Cameron and Nuggets
Sep 17, 2019 • 46 min
Welcome one and all! Thank you for listening! This week we have very special guest W. Bruce Cameron, author of A Dog’s Purpose tellings us his personal dog stories! We also have some big Crumboat updates about Crumb’s nuggets and Tug’s first time camping!…
204: Misty Stinnett and Lisa Linke
Sep 10, 2019 • 59 min
Sometimes you’re the dog and sometimes you’re the hydrant! This week we experience both! Renee and Alexis had their first field trip fail trying to get their pups to the pool! To make up for it, they are joined by the wonderful hosts of Go Help Yourself,…
203: Nick Turner and Lyra Smith
Sep 3, 2019 • 60 min
Welcome aboard! This week we are thrilled to have Nick Turner and Lyra Smith from the brand new podcast Get Rich Nick to tell us all about their wonderful dog! We also have a big Crumboat update as it was Crumb’s first big road-trip to Arizona. Plus, a My…
202: Dana Wickens and Brett Morris
Aug 27, 2019 • 61 min
Ya know what they say, “while the cat is away, the mice will play.” Or in today’s case, while Renee is away Tugboat will forget every manner he’s ever been taught. We’ve got Dana Wickens and Brett Morris (couple behind all of your favorite podcasts) here…
201: Alison Rosen Returns!
Aug 20, 2019 • 56 min
We couldn’t be more thrilled this week to have Alison Rosen back on the show to update us about her life balancing having a dog AND human babies. We also have some fresh Dog Movie News about the Lady and the Tramp! We have a DOUBLE My Mutt Minute and…
200: Happy 200th and Allegra is Back, Baby!
Aug 13, 2019 • 42 min
TWO HUNDRED episodes can you BELIEVE it?! THANK YOU for listening! This week we have some very silly 200 themed segments! We have the oldest dog breeds *Spoiler* some are from earlier than the year 200 BC! Renee hosts a very fun Over or Under 200 game!…
199: Mark McConville and Rattlesnakes
Aug 6, 2019 • 59 min
HOT SHOW ALERT! That’s right friends, it’s summertime and this episode is smokin’! Crumb’s vacation is in full swing and Alexis tells us all about his first time at a fancy hotel! We also have extra spicy guest Mark McConville to tell us all about his…
198: Sarah Claspell & Beth Appel
Jul 30, 2019 • 56 min
Hey you Akitas named Evitas! That’s a RENT reference, and we’ll tell you why that happened to you… We’ve got Beth Appel and Sarah Claspell the hosts of the smash hit podcast Everything is Rent on the show today! These two charmbombs tell us all about…
197: Beach Bums and Famous Correspondents
Jul 23, 2019 • 31 min
Bonjour amigos! Get ready for some intense journalism this week as Renee updates us on EVERYTHING dog going on in Solvang. Absolutely nothing but dogs. Alexis tells us all about Crumb’s biggest adventure yet! That’s right, this little puppy had his first…
196: Tony Thaxton & Kailynn West
Jul 16, 2019 • 44 min
Yes! We did it! We made it to another Tuesday! This week we have the VERY talented musicians (and power couple) Kailynn West and Tony Thaxton to tell us all about their adorable dog Ernie. We have some very cool Dog Tech to help you train your dog! Plus…
195: Dog Talk with Paige Weldon & Emily Faye
Jul 9, 2019 • 53 min
Hi! It’s so good to see you! Happy summer! This week we’ve got the very funny and talented Paige Weldon and Emily Faye (Mall Talk) getting us caught up on their dog history! We talk about Crumb’s new fancy life with his fancy bed! Plus, we have a…
194: Susan Kelly and the Bow Wow Film Festival
Jul 2, 2019 • 50 min
Lights! Camera! Treats! Are you ready for a good time?! This week we talk to Susan Kelly, the founder of the absolutely perfect event - The Bow Wow Film Festival! We also have some very silly 4th of July history about the hotdog! Plus, pupdates, a great…
193: Crumby Ears and Matt Beisner
Jun 25, 2019 • 53 min
Calling all good boys (and gals)! We’ve got Matt Beisner, the founder of Zen Dog, here to zen us all into best behavior. Matt helps with Tugboat’s shoe delivery problem, and gives us a bunch of other great training tips. Matt also gives us a hint about…
192: Dog Scanning and Jordan Duffy Returns
Jun 18, 2019 • 34 min
Hello everyone! We did it! We have another episode for you! This week Jordan Duffy RETURNS to give us an update on her life as Tug’s roommate and her current thoughts on owning her own dog. We also have some COOL dog scanning Dog Tech! Crumb went to the…
191: Paul Gilmartin and Crumb Fails
Jun 11, 2019 • 41 min
Hi everyone! Father’s day is approaching are you ready? We aren’t either! BUT we do have the world’s kindest person PAUL GILMARTIN (Mental Illness Happy Hour) with us this week! Paul tells us all abot falling in love with his new dog and the importance of…
190: Greg Behrendt and Cute Agression
Jun 4, 2019 • 53 min
Hello friends! Welcome back! Thank you for tuning in! This week we have the very funny Greg Behrendt (He’s Just Not That Into You) to tell us about his pups and his family’s dog show! We have some important Dog News about a dog friendly movie theater! We…
189: Welcome to Season Two!
May 28, 2019 • 62 min
Hi hi hi!!! We’re BACK for season two! Hope you all have your permission slips signed and picked a buddy because we are going on a field trip to see DOGS! A Science Tail at the California Science Center. You’ll learn all about this amazing exhibit, if…
188: A Salute to Allegra and a Hello to Crumb
Apr 30, 2019 • 56 min
Hi friends! Get ready for a roller coaster of an episode. First of all, we ALL have dog updates! Alexis fills us in on Crumb and his newest adventures. Renee tells us the inside scoop on Tug as an office dog. Plus, Allegra has started a new trainer with…
187 : New Pups and a Fond Farewell
Apr 23, 2019 • 33 min
Today’s show begins with a bit of an announcement…Our sweet Legs is leaving the show. Next week will be her last episode with us, which gives us one week to let her know how much a love and adore her! Please send your 10 second audio recording of your…
186: Renegade Crafts and Dog Sleepovers
Apr 16, 2019 • 30 min
Hi there! This week we’ve got a spectacular episode for you! Renee needs some etiquette help with Tug after visiting a craft fair! Got any tips? We have some dog science on sleepovers! Plus, we have a little dog debate on the happiness levels of pet…
185: Dog Taxes and Alison Agosti
Apr 9, 2019 • 49 min
Well hello there! This week we’ve got a spectacular episode for ya! Renee met a dog petter who will drop anything to pet a good pup. We’ve got some possible suggestions for dog based tax write offs (Reminder - We are not accountants)! Plus, the very funny…
184: Dog Sitting and Science Tails
Apr 2, 2019 • 29 min
Hi! First of all, THANK YOU for your support through the MaxFun Drive! We love you! This week we’ve got some very fun news about the California Science Center! We don’t want to give too much away, but start packing your bags because it’s worth a trip!…
183: Maximum Updates and Travis McElroy Returns!
Mar 26, 2019 • 57 min
Welcome to week two of Max Fun Drive! We are so grateful for your support. If you would like to become a member head on over to maximumfun.org/donate. Treat yourself to some Bonus Content! This week we’ve brought back the Produfus himself, Travis McElroy!…
182: MaxFun Drive and Jackie Kashian
Mar 19, 2019 • 55 min
Happy Max Fun Drive! That’s right! Now is the time for you to show your support for the shows you LOVE! We can’t thank you enough! If you want to donate please visit maximumfun.org/donate. On top of the drive we have the BEST guest this week! Jackie…
181: Pupdates and Pup-Debates
Mar 12, 2019 • 41 min
Hello! We’ve sprung forward in time and we’re having a good time! This week we’ve got some updates about the workdogs in our lives from Renee and Allegra. We have some very exciting dog news! Plus, we have a dog debate - do YOUR dog’s paws smell good?…
180: Mardi Gras Dogs and Pet Sitting Stories
Mar 5, 2019 • 35 min
Hello dog wanters and hello dog havers! Happy Mardi Gras! This week we’re going through all the themes of the Mardi Gras Dog parade through the years! We also share YOUR pet sitting Dog Victories and Dogsasters! Plus, we have a new Listener of the month,…
179: Alie Ward and Dog Mode
Feb 26, 2019 • 48 min
Hello friends! All three of us are back from vacation with a stellar episode for you! We’ve got a very cool Dog Tech about some new cars with a a dog friendly function! We also have a fantastic My Mutt Minute, perhaps our new favorite? Last but not least,…
178: Presidential Dogs and Bummer & Lazarus
Feb 19, 2019 • 36 min
Happy Presidents Day week! This week Allegra has some very cool Dog History all about Bummer & Lazarus, two famous dogs from San Francisco. We brush up on our Presidential Pups when Renee brings in a fun game about the names of President’s dogs. Plus,…
177: Janet Varney and Dog Love
Feb 12, 2019 • 58 min
Hello Valentines! Did you get a cute heart shaped treat for your favorite pup yet? Don’t worry, you’ve got plenty of time! This week we are joined by the very talented and very funny Janet Varney (JV Club) where she lays out the honest truth about dealing…
176: Scoopin’ Heroes and Sniffin’ Heroes
Feb 5, 2019 • 39 min
Hi friends! This week Renee and Alexis are asking the hard hitting questions! Why do people look like their dogs? Are turtles dogs? Are you a scooper or a dodger? Is this a very dog? Wow! Are you dying to know the answers? Then stop reading this and tune…
175: Puppy Bowls and Dog Cookies
Jan 29, 2019 • 29 min
Hello there! Are you ready to RUMBLE? Do you have your sports jersey ready? Because this weekend, as you know, is the Puppy Bowl AND the Dog Bowl. IS IT A WONDERFUL THING? YES! Might we still sue because we are not directly involved? Find out! Renee also…
174: New York News and Drinking Dogs
Jan 22, 2019 • 39 min
Take a deep breath everyone! New Years resolutions can be given up, we’re well into 2019, and we’ve got a great show for you! This week, Renee has uncovered the perfect recipe to make tug the best pub dog in town! We have some VERY exciting news for all…
173: Cute Head Tilts and Dog Meeting Etiquette
Jan 15, 2019 • 30 min
Hi friends! Have you gotten used to writing 2019 instead of 2018 yet? Us neither! This week, Alexis meets a dog in a revolutionary way that is sure to boost confidence among dog-meeters. We have some GREAT dog news about pet stores! Allegra puts on her…
172: New Year, New Lawsuits, and New Dog Tech
Jan 8, 2019 • 35 min
Hello Everyone! Welcome to 2019! We’re kicking the year off strong with plenty of dogs! This week, we get to hear all about a new dog-petter Renee and Tug met all while she was holding chicken! Alexis’s family dog Rabbit is getting old and LOVING it, find…
171: Scooting Around and Holiday Dogs
Dec 18, 2018 • 35 min
Well hey there all you spooky cats! Happy holidays! This week Allegra tells us all about a new dog at work and Alexis is MAD! Find out why! Renee solves an interesting scooting problem with Tug. Plus, we have a Dog Hero and a very charming My Mutt Minute!…
170: Pupdates and Austin Dogs
Dec 11, 2018 • 42 min
Hello! Hello! Don’t worry! Allegra is back this week! That’s right, the band is back together and Stella’s groove has returned! This week, Allegra tells us all about the dogs she met in her trip to Austin! Renee met ANOTHER very excited dog petter and we…
169: Dogs are Doctors and Jordan Duffy
Dec 4, 2018 • 41 min
Hello! Happy December! We’ve got a Tugboat heavy episode, so buckle up! First, Renee and Tugboat have a a little bone to pick in a segment titled “Unleashed! What are you doing to me!?” We have a Dog Science in which we learn that dogs are basically…
168: Renee & Alexis Cut Loose
Nov 27, 2018 • 34 min
Happy Late Thanksgiving! This week Allegra is gone so Alexis and Renee are forced to fend for themselves! First, Renee met Mayor Max, the Dog-Mayor of Idyll Wild! That’s right, we’ve talked about him before but at long last Renee has met this political…
167: Nervous Leashes and Dog Sniffing
Nov 13, 2018 • 32 min
Hi everyone! Happy cinnamon-broom season! This week Allegra tells us about Pistachio’s new leash and that’s making dog walks easier for everyone! Renee explains why she things she is a Bad Dog Mom (not true) and prepares to meet Mayor Max! Plus, we have…
166: Dog Politics and New Legal Battles
Nov 6, 2018 • 44 min
Hold on! Pause the show! Did you vote? Yes? Okay, click play. Hi! Welcome to another fantastic episode! This week Alexis tells us all about the dogs she met in New York, and Allegra tells us about the dogs at Strut Your Mutt. Then, things get edgy, when…
165: Tricks, Treats, and Spooky Listener Stories
Oct 30, 2018 • 34 min
OOooo! Welcome to the world’s SPOOKIEST dog podcast! That’s right, this episode is all halloween, and all spooky dogs! Alexis starts this chilling show with a game about tricky dogs! Will Renee and Allegra be able to determine the truth? Will Renee cheat?…
164: One Good Mother and Movie Mutts
Oct 23, 2018 • 38 min
This is NOT the halloween episode we SWEAR! We’re just excited! This is the ALMOST halloween episode which is a big difference. This week, Renee met a dog Petter! That’s right, someone as excited to pet Tug as we usually are to meet other dogs! Allegra…
163: Easing into Halloween with Tricks & Treats
Oct 15, 2018 • 35 min
Well hello there! Happy Middle of October! This week, Renee is bringing some tricks! Dog Tricks that is. She breaks down an easy way to teach your dog to roll over! We go over some fun dog costume ideas for dogs that hate wearing costumes! Plus, Renee…
162: Can I Pet Your TURTLE?
Oct 9, 2018 • 37 min
We’re talking the most exotic breed of dog yet — baby turtles! Renee tells us all about the most adorable vacation EVER! If that’s not cute enough, we may have found the most expressive dog instagram yet - @dunkinandkirby (and boy is Renee jealous). Plus,…
161: Sean Bennett and Dogtober Begins
Oct 1, 2018 • 40 min
Boo! Happy October! We’ve got a great episode to get you started for the fall season! Don’t worry, we get straight into some easy costume ideas for your dog! We also have Sean Bennet to tell us all about his brand new dating app for dog lovers, Doggy…
160: New Jobs, New Vacations, and New Alexis
Sep 25, 2018 • 31 min
We’ve got a wild h*ck of an epsiode with a ton of updates! First, Surprise - Alexis is on mic now! That’s right, we let the cat lady on the dog show! Next, Allegra got a job! A dog related dog! A writing job! Everyone praise her! What is job you may ask?…
159: Pet Parents Oversharing and Tugboat’s Rise to Fame
Sep 18, 2018 • 55 min
We were gone! We were back! Now we are ready for a great show! Kaity Reagle and Andrea Shapiro pop in to tell us all about dogs and their new podcast, Pet Parents, Oversharing. We also finally answer the age old question, “Dogs, do they go on or off the…
158: Tugtastrophes and Lying Small Dogs
Sep 4, 2018 • 29 min
Hello! How’s it going? This week we’re back in the saddle with a fresh hot copy of Tugboat Tribune. That’s right, folks! Tug’s managed to have another Tugtastrophe and Renee tells us all about it. We’ve got a My Mutt Minute from Down Under which is sure…
157: Tugboat’s Ready for his Closeup
Aug 28, 2018 • 33 min
Welcome welcome welcome! Start calling your agents and alerting the press because Tugboat is about to be the King of Hollwood! Hear all about Tug’s upcoming rise to fame in Tugboat Tribune. This week Allegra has some CAT news, which may be breaking the…
156: Julie Dixon Jackson and Dog Genes
Aug 21, 2018 • 58 min
Hi! Hello! How the h*ck are ya? Get out your science books out because we’re talking dog science this week. We’ve got Julie Dixon Jackson (host of Cut off Genes) to teach us all about dog DNA and tell us about her own dogs! We hear all about Duggy the…
155: Nicole Georges and Secret Menus
Aug 14, 2018 • 45 min
Hi everyone! Great to have you here! This week we’re back with another fresh Tugboat Tribune and Pistachio Post! We have the wonderful Nicole Georges with her adorable dog Ponyo to tell us all about her dogs and incredible book, Fetch. Plus, a My Mutt…
154: Ben Blacker and Gotcha Day
Aug 7, 2018 • 63 min
Hey there friends! Buckle up because this episode is FUN! We’ve got the wonderful Ben Blacker (Thrilling Adventure Hour, Hex Wives) to not only tell us about his dogs, but also a fantastic dog hero story of his own! Tug’s first Gotcha Day is right around…
153: Tugboat Tribune and Pistachio Post
Jul 31, 2018 • 37 min
*Insert Trumpet Sound* Welcome one and all! We’re back again this week to bring you the best in dog business. We get serious in Lawyer Lounge, where an actual Lawyer answers some of our questions about dog registration from last week! We’ve got some local…
152: Blast ‘Em & Serve ‘Em and Cap’n Crunch
Jul 24, 2018 • 30 min
Welcome friends! Great to have you! We’ve got a great episode for you this week! Renee’s back into rhyming again this week with Dogs We VET This Week, Renee brings Tug in for his yearly check up and Allegra figures out if Pistachio is a fugitive of the…
151: Jennifer Golbeck and Warm Hearts
Jul 17, 2018 • 37 min
Hello sweet friends! This week we may have done it! We may have recorded the most heartwarming episode we’ve ever had. We’re joined by the lovely Jennifer Golbeck to tell us all about her FIVE Golden Retrievers and how she manages them all. Renee tells us…
150: Listener of the Month and Sean Clements & Grace Kallis
Jul 3, 2018 • 67 min
Hello! Happy Fourth of July Week! Don’t forget to keep your pups safe! We’ve got a great show for your ears this week! Allegra tells us all about a dog she met AND got good photos of, plus some profound relationship advice. We hear all about Katie’s dog…
149: Jordan Morris and Unapologetic Dog Complainers
Jun 26, 2018 • 59 min
Hi there! We’ve got a fully loaded episode for ya this week! We’ve got a Dogs We Met this Week that doubles as a Tugsaster! Whoa! We have a charming My Mutt Minute from Emma & Luke about their dog Ellie. Plus, Jordan Morris (Jordan, Jesse, Go!) joined us…
148: Ned Kenney and Jurassic Tug
Jun 19, 2018 • 46 min
Well howdy! Good to see ya! This week Allegra tells us all about dog-sitting Tilly, the Chihuahua mix that lives up what seems like 10,000 stairs. We have a very charming My Mutt Minute from Suzanne all about her dog Kiki! Tug has a wild week full of…
147: Travis Returns and Sadie Rose
Jun 12, 2018 • 59 min
Holy Smokes friends! Things are crazy this week! Our lovely Produfus is BACK! Travis McElroy is here as our guest host plus Alexis is on mic while Allegra is out. We’ve got a Double Dog’s We Met This Week from Alexis and Travis. We have an adorable My…
146: Lisa Lippman and Teddy the Great Pyrenees
Jun 5, 2018 • 46 min
Hurry up and get your ears in here! We’ve got an extra adorable episode for you this week! Lisa Lippman from Pets and Punchlines joins us to tell us all about her Rhodesian Ridgeback, Chloe. We have what is absolutely the cutest My Mutt Minute from Lily…
145: Payman Benz and the Crocodile Collie
May 29, 2018 • 44 min
Welcome everyone! We’ve got a fantastic episode this week for you! First, Allegra tells us all about her new Neighbor-Dog that she met A LOT in Dogs We Met This Week. Then, Rachel tells us all about her Crocodile Collie, Tucker, in My Mutt Minute! Last,…
144: Alexis is a Hero and Seven the Dog
May 22, 2018 • 33 min
Hello everyone! This week Renee met TWO dogs in Dogs We Met This Week and faced an ethical dilemma! We have our first ever MY Mutt Minute from Amanda who tells us all about her dog, Seven! Renee tells us all about how Alexis saved the day and avoided a…
143: My Mutt Minute and Tug’s New Leash on Life
May 15, 2018 • 37 min
Strap the heck in listeners, we’ve got a crazy show for you! To ease you in we have a classic Dog’s We Met This Week where Allegra tells us about the EXCITED dog she met at the vet! Then, we’ve got a brand new segment in lieu of Mutt Minute. Plus, Tug’s…
142: Melissa Munoz and the Maremma Sheepdog
May 8, 2018 • 59 min
Hi there! This week we learn the truth of Tug’s past! That’s right! The Wisdom Panel results are in and we finally learn what kind of dog Tug is. Renee and Allegra both met dogs “a little” in Dogs We Met This Week. We have a Mutt minute on the Maremma…
141: Bill Corbett and the Field Spaniel
May 1, 2018 • 44 min
Well hello there! We’ve got a fantastic episode for you this week! Bill Corbett (Mystery Science Theater 3000) returns to the show to tell us all about his NEW dog! Renee takes over Dogs We Met This week and tells us all about a dog she met “a lot!” We…
140: Gilli Nissim and the Saluki
Apr 24, 2018 • 61 min
Salutations friends! We’ve got a h*cking good episode for ya! Allegra is back in business with TWO dogs she met this week. We’ve got a Mutt Minute on the Saluki - which (in the opinion of Alexis) look fancy and sad. Renee brings in a new segment all about…
139: Martha Kelly and the Estrela Mountain Dog
Apr 17, 2018 • 46 min
Hello sweet listeners! We have such a fun show for you this week! Allegra tells us all about an incredible sled dog she met this week. Allegra also tells us all about the Estrela Mountain dog in Mutt Minute. The very funny Martha Kelly (Baskets) is here…
138: John Levenstein and the Eurasier
Apr 9, 2018 • 45 min
Hi friends! HAPPY SECOND WEEK OF MAX FUN DRIVE! We’re coming out a day early to give you extra time to participate in the drive! Just head over to maximumfun.org/donate THANK YOU SO MUCH! This week we’ve got the hilarious and dog lovin’ - John Levenstein…
137 - Elizabeth Hackett and the Drever
Apr 3, 2018 • 41 min
HELLO! HAPPY MAX FUN DRIVE! This week we have the wonderful writer Elizabeth Hackett in the studio with her perfect dog Chance. We also have a Mutt Minute on the Drever! Spoiler: Very short legs, very cute! Plus, Renee tells us about some great dogs she…
136: Wedding Pups and the Danish-Swedish Farmdog
Mar 27, 2018 • 29 min
Happy Max Fun Drive Eve! We have our air horns and trumpets and we’re ready to celebrate! But not yet. We still have one week to go. This week Renee tells ya all about being a dog wrangler in a wedding, plus she’s got some fun info on the Danish-Swedish…
135: Alison Bennett and the Cane Corso
Mar 20, 2018 • 53 min
This week, Allegra triumphs AGAIN by remembering to write down the dog she met this week. We have an exciting Italian Mutt Minute on the Cane Corso. We also have some puzzling potentially cool Dog Tech. Plus, the very funny and talented, Alison Bennet is…
134: Anne Wheaton and Dogs in Food
Mar 13, 2018 • 44 min
Hello and welcome! We have a very exciting show for you today. Allegra tells us about a very enthusiastic pair of dogs she met. Renee has a Mutt Minute about the Caucasian Shepherd (spoiler: they’re gigantic). Allegra introduces a new segment to tell us…
133: David Huntsberger Returns and the Brittany
Mar 6, 2018 • 61 min
Hello and welcome to another episode of CIPYD! Tugboat is bringing home sticks with absolutely no help or encouragement from Renee. Legs has everything you need to know on the Britney in today’s Mutt Minute. Barbra Streisand cloned her dead dog…twice. AND…
132: Helpful Collies and the Barbet
Feb 27, 2018 • 28 min
Hello there! We hope you’re enjoying your February and hope you got the full amount of dog pets in despite it being a short month. This week, Allegra tells us all about two dogs she met and remembers BOTH of their names. Renee tells us all about the…
131: The CIPYD Call-In Episode
Feb 20, 2018 • 113 min
Hello and welcome to a very special episode! We took YOUR calls and got to hear all about your dogs. Tune in! Thank you to everyone who called us!
130: Valentine’s Day with Jenny Jaffe & Mike Levine
Feb 13, 2018 • 48 min
HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY EVE! Will you be our Valentine? (And while we’re at it, will you also be cool when we can only remember the name of ONE of the dogs we met this week? Awesome. You’re the best.) We have the Affenpinscher for this week’s mutt minute.…
129: Pupdates and The Swedish Lapphund
Feb 6, 2018 • 35 min
Hi there! Thanks for tuning in! This week we’ve got not single, but DOUBLE dog news! So get ready to get informed. We also have a mutt minute on the Swedish Lapphund! SPOILER: It’s very cute. Last but not least, Renee gives us the latest updates on…
128: Puppy Bowl XIV and the Chinook
Jan 30, 2018 • 32 min
Hello! We hope you’re having a great day! In this week’s episode, we have lots of antidotes to the late winter blues. We have an inspiring story about Pancho the gorgeous fat Chihuahua, and a Mutt Minute about the rare Chinook. Renee wonders about how to…
127: Small Victories and the Pumi
Jan 23, 2018 • 32 min
Hello! And welcome to another episode of CIPYD. Listen, it’s after the holidays, statistically things *should* be blue, but not in CIPYD land where we have pups galore to keep morale tip top. Renee met (and Tugboat hopped over) an Australian Shepard in…
126: Lauren Reeves and the Azawakh
Jan 16, 2018 • 52 min
Hello there! How are you? Is that a new shirt? It looks great! This week Renee tells us all about the dog/bear she met at the dog park and reveals some shocking thoughts on cats! Allegra tells us all about the elegant Azawakh in Mutt Minute. Plus, get…
125: Travis McElroy and The Borzoi
Jan 9, 2018 • 53 min
Hello and welcome to a very special episode! Our old prodoofus is back, and we forced him to produce this episode as well as guest on it. Travis and Allegra both have excellent dogs they met this week, and Renee has a Mutt Minute on the Borzoi. Allegra…
124: Ben Harrison and the Dandie Dinmont Terrier
Jan 2, 2018 • 52 min
Happy New Year! We’re ringing in 2018 with an episode that’s only slightly off the rails. Legs met not one but two dogs that she thinks Renee will really like. Will Renee like them? You must tune in to find out. Plus, we have a Mutt Minute on the Dandie…
123: Rottweilers and Doggie Day Care
Dec 19, 2017 • 31 min
Ho Ho Ho, Merry Dog-mas! We’re so happy to have you home for the holidays! Take your coat off and stay awhile as we tell you all about the Rottweiler in today’s mutt minute. Renee’s got an update on Tugboat’s new paradise doggie daycare, and Allegra gives…
122: Brussels Griffon and Blake the Dog
Dec 12, 2017 • 31 min
Hi there friend! Have you finished your holiday shopping? Did you remember to get something for your dog? Your favorite crazy aunts are here to help you through the crazy holiday season! This episode, we learn all about the Brussels Griffon in Mutt…
121: Tom Clark and the Curly Coated Retriever
Dec 5, 2017 • 47 min
Happy howlidays! It’s officially December, and we’re getting excited. We have some dog updates from Allegra’s neighborhood, plus some very significant humans that Tug met this week. Renee has a Mutt Minute on the Curly Coated Retriever, and Allegra…
120: Keeshonds and Ear Tufts
Nov 28, 2017 • 31 min
Well hello! And welcome to another episode of Can I Pet Your Dog? We’ve got a humdinger for ya. Legs is covering the Keeshond in today’s mutt minute. The dog park detectives are on the case of Tugboat and his mysterious ears tuffs. And Renee has a few dog…
119: The Finnish Spitz and the Annual Retelling of Kelsey the Dog Hero
Nov 21, 2017 • 31 min
Hello and happy almost-Thanksgiving! We’re getting into the holiday spirit, and frankly, things are getting wild. Allegra met a puppy who she thinks she can use to her benefit, and Tugboat has pulled a new con on Renee. Plus, we have a Mutt Minute on the…
118: Portuguese Podengos and Doree Shafrir
Nov 14, 2017 • 43 min
Hi there friends! Thanks for tuning in! This week, we’ve got the wonderful Doree Shafrir (Matt & Doree’s Eggcellent Adventure) to talk about all her pup Beau! Renee tells us about Tug’s first sleepover and his new friend! Plus, a Mutt Minute on the…
Live at the Moroccan Lounge with Janine Brito
Nov 7, 2017 • 42 min
*Heads up: this episode contains adult language!* Welcome to a very special CIPYD, live at the Moroccan Lounge in Los Angeles! We have a really fun- and non-family-friendly - show for you. We’re talking to guest Janine Brito about her three dogs and her…
117: Stevie Nelson and Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers
Oct 31, 2017 • 45 min
Welcome to a SPOOKY episode of CIPYD?! Happy Halloween! Allegra reports her haunted time at Marnie’s 16th birthday in Dogs we met this week. (Kidding. It was fun) Renee has the frightful Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever in Dogs We Met This Week. (Also…
116: Daniel Van Kirk and The Westie
Oct 24, 2017 • 55 min
Hello and welcome! We’re broadcasting from glorious Eagle Rock, where Renee is dogsitting Tug’s best friend Finn. Renee and Allegra tell us all about being judges for the Pitties in the Park costume contest in San Diego. Allegra has a Mutt Minute on the…
115: David Huntsberger and Icelandic Sheepdogs
Oct 17, 2017 • 70 min
Hey there! What a fun show we have for you! Allegra tells us all about a friendly terrier she met. Renee has a Mutt Minute on the Icelandic sheepdog which *spoiler alert* looks sort of like a chubby fox! Allegra also catches us up on the latest news…
114: Matt Kirshen and Scottish Deerhounds
Oct 10, 2017 • 62 min
Happy second week of Dogtober! We have a super fun show for you! Renee tells us about the dogs she met when she took Tugboat to his first week of school. Allegra has a Mutt Minute on the Scottish Deerhound, plus some Dog Science about how dogs process…
113: Pharaoh Hounds and Dogtober
Oct 3, 2017 • 42 min
Oh h*ck! It’s Dogtober! The best month of the year! In Dogs We Met This Week, we’re raving over a perfectly behaved podcast pup (Hint, it’s NOT Tugboat.) Renee’s covers the controversial history of the Pharaoh Hound in today’s Mutt Minute. We gab about…
112: Air Bud and the Return of Amy Spalding
Sep 26, 2017 • 53 min
Hello there! Upon first assessment according to us, this episode is wild. Legs has a dog she DIDN’T meet this week, plus a Mutt Minute on Air Bud (you read that right). We have our first return guest, Amy Spalding, who gives us important life updates…
111: American Water Spaniels and Tug’s Dogsaster
Sep 19, 2017 • 47 min
Hello! We’ve waiting at the door for ya! Welcome to another episode of Can I Pet Your Dog? In Dogs We Met This Week our beloved producer Alexis has a new pup at work. Renee’s got a Mutt Minute on the American Water Spaniel. Legs had some cool dog science…
110: Irish Setters and Tug’s Breakup
Sep 12, 2017 • 42 min
Well hello there! Happy September! This week, Renee’s new pup Tugboat has his first breakup and Renee gives us the juicy gossip. Gossip Spoiler: There’s pizza involved. Allegra and Renee both have dogs they met this week - one on each side of the country!…
109: Rose Eveleth and The Scottish Terrier
Sep 5, 2017 • 50 min
Happy day after Labor Day! We’re talking to Rose Eveleth, host of the podcast Flash Forward, about her awesome dog Moro, who has two different colored eyes and a winning personality. Plus, some happy news about an escaped dog, and of course some awesome…
108: Doughboys and the Mysterious Mongolian Ridgeback
Aug 29, 2017 • 73 min
Alexis is out of town and we’re going wild with a non-family-friendly episode! That’s right, we’re swearing up a storm in this one. We welcome Nick Wiger and Mike Mitchell, hosts of Doughboys, the podcast about chain restaurants. Plus, Renee is running…
107: Katelyn Hempstead and German Shorthaired Pointers
Aug 22, 2017 • 43 min
Welcome to can I pet your dog! We’re officially a two dog hosting team and we cannot be stopped! This week we’ve we’re joined by the wonderful and hilarious Katelyn Hempstead (host of Lizard People) to tell us about her experiences with big and small…
106: Renee’s New Dog Tugboat and Border Collies
Aug 15, 2017 • 55 min
BREAKING NEWS: THERE IS NO LONGER A DOG WANTER IN THE HOUSE. Renee adopted a dog! He’s a 10 month old border collie/pitbull mix, and you guys hilariously named him Tugboat. Allegra swoops in with helpful advice and antidotes, and we thematically have a…
105: Mel Stephens and Shih Tzus
Aug 8, 2017 • 54 min
HELLO! EVERYONE! RENEE GOT A DOG! CAN YOU BELIEVE IT?! Be sure to head over to the Facebook group and help her name him! While you’re looking at photos of Renee’s new dog, tune in! We’ve got Mel Stephens, host of Fear Based Life, to chat all about her dog…
104: Two-Year Anniversary Special: Rachel Hastings and the Xolo
Aug 1, 2017 • 46 min
It’s CIPYD’s two year anniversary, and we can’t believe it! We’re celebrating with guest Rachel Hastings of Bob’s Burgers and a Mutt Minute on the Xoloitzcuintli. And of course, we’re talking all things anniversary, and Renee dogsat a very special puppy.…
103: Travis McElroy and Bloodhounds
Jul 25, 2017 • 44 min
Hello friends! This week we are joined by our beloved prodoofus Travis McElroy! He gives us the latest on having a great dog and a great baby! Allegra tells us all about Bonnie the puppy - spoiler alert - she’s cute. Plus, Renee does a VERY difficult mutt…
102: Brea Grant and the Mudi
Jul 18, 2017 • 51 min
It’s episode 102 and we’re having a wild time! Renee not only has some fantastic dogs she met this week, she also has a story about dogs she got in trouble with this week, much to Allegra’s delight. Allegra has a Mutt Minute on the Mudi, and we have…
101: 101 Dalmatians
Jul 11, 2017 • 47 min
As the great Great Dane Danny from 101 Dalmatians once said, ”The humans have tried everything. Now it’s up to us dogs.” It’s our 101st episode and we’re celebrating with a 101 Dalmations salute! We’re talking 101 Dalmatians trivia,…
100: Violet Charles, Australian Terriers and A Salute to 4th of July
Jul 4, 2017 • 45 min
Cue “Stars and Stripes Forever,” it’s 4th of July! We salute Renee’s favorite holiday with a story about Mayor Max and an update on Renee’s dog plans. We also have a Mutt Minute about the Australian Terrier, and some cool dog tech. Grab the…
99: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Dogsasters
Jun 27, 2017 • 38 min
Hello, humans and dogs (NO BOTS)! We have a really fun episode for you. Renee met a dog with the best name of all time, and Allegra has a Mutt Minute on the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Plus, we have listener dogsasters and a dog victory! Grab your…
98: Amanda Brooke Perrin and Samoyeds
Jun 20, 2017 • 42 min
Well hello there! This week we’ve got some very adorable Dog News about a dog that wasn’t quite tough enough to enforce the law. The very talented writer and comedian Amanda Brooke Perrin joins us to tell us about her own Dogsaster. Plus, Renee tells…
97: Miniature Schnauzers and An All-Dog Game Show
Jun 13, 2017 • 43 min
Hello! We have lots to tell you this week! Renee and Alexis tell Allegra about an all-dog game show taping, and Allegra tells them about an inspiring dog named Moose. Allegra gives us a Mutt Minute on the Miniature Schnauzer, and both Renee and…
96: Mandell Maughan and Black Russian Terriers
Jun 6, 2017 • 48 min
Hello! We’re so excited you’re here! In dogs we met this week, Renee went to the mountains for a birthday bonanza, but don’t worry! She met all the dogs in Big Bear. We gab about the Black Russian terriers in this week’s Mutt Minute. And Mandell…
95: Jackie Johnson and Belgin Malinois
May 30, 2017 • 62 min
Hello, everyone! We have a dogtastic episode that we’re excited to share with you. We have a Mutt Minute on the Belgin Malinois, and we look into why dogs like to watch us undress. But best of all, we have guest Jackie Johnson, host of the new…
94: Mike Primavera and Formosan Mountain Dogs
May 23, 2017 • 41 min
Hello everyone! We made it! We’re back from Portland and we’re revving and ready to tell ya about all the dogs we met on our own personal Oregon trail. Renee’s got Formosan Mountain dogs in this week’s Mutt Minute. Plus, we have the hilarious Mike…
Live at Bridgetown with Janeane Garofolo, Karen Kilgariff, and Drew Lynch
May 16, 2017 • 87 min
Whoa! We have an extra special episode for you! This is our first-ever live episode, recorded at the Bossanova Ballroom in Portland during the Bridgetown Comedy Festival. We talk Portland dog businesses and Oregon dog heroes, then we talk about pretty…
93: Bill Corbett and Norwegian Elkhounds
May 9, 2017 • 44 min
OH BOY! Welcome! Did we have a FANTASTIC time at Bridgetown Comedy Festival? You better believe we did! We’re still resting our vocal chords from yelling “Look! Another dog!” but rest assured, we can’t wait to share our live show with you….
92: Abby and Dave Shumka and Weimaraners
May 2, 2017 • 51 min
Happy Bridgetown Comedy Festival week! We’re excited, the dogs are excited, the bridges are probably excited… everyone’s excited! We have a double dose of dogs we met this week, former guest Briana Hansen has another new pup, and Allegra is a full…
91: MARNIE THE DOG and Chihuahuas 2.0
Apr 25, 2017 • 45 min
HELLLOOO! WELCOME! We’ve got to cut right to the chase and tell you we’ve got our biggest celebrity guest EVER. MARNIE THE DOG IS HERE! You know her, you love her tongue, now hear her cute bark! Marnie’s mom Shirley Braha joins us to tell…
90: Brandie Posey and Springer Spaniels
Apr 18, 2017 • 51 min
Hello and welcome to episode 90! We have guest Brandie Posey, comedian, writer, producer and cohost of Lady to Lady. Plus, Renee reports on Springer Spaniels, and Legs has some stupid, weird, and occasionally ingenious dog stories from our Facebook…
89: Jarret & Rachel Palmer and the Soft Coated Wheaten
Apr 11, 2017 • 50 min
Hello there! This week’s episode is only mildly off the rails! We have a Dog Update in place of Dogs We Met This Week. Allegra tells Renee all about the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, HER FUTURE DOG?! Only time will tell. Plus, we learn about Barry…
88: Bichon Frises
Apr 4, 2017 • 40 min
Awe, BUDDY! Hello and welcome to another episode of CIPYD! Get on here and make yourself cozy, but be obvious about it, Allegra is easily startled. We can’t help ya if you’re looking for a pledge drive, but if you want to hear all about Alexis’s…
Minisode 03
Mar 30, 2017 • 16 min
Hey there! We’re back! It’s time for a minisode! We read and listen to YOUR emails and voicemails about your own Dog Victories and Dogsasters! Got a great story to tell us? Leave us a voicemail at (323) 250 - 3315 or shoot us an email at …
87: Eliza Skinner and Labrador Retrievers!
Mar 28, 2017 • 74 min
HAPPY WEEK TWO OF MAX FUN DRIVE! CAN YOU BELIEVE HOW WELL IT’S GOING? We really can’t thank you enough! This week we’ve got another jackpot guest, the very funny Eliza Skinner joins us to talk about dogs and her dog-like cat, Casper!…
86: Kate Shindle and Alaskan Malamutes
Mar 21, 2017 • 63 min
HAPPY MAX FUN DRIVE, FRIENDS! We’ve got a fully loaded episode for you to enjoy for this very special MaxFun Drive week! A great week needs a great guest, and we really hit the jackpot! Kate Shindle current star of “Fun Home” and past…
85: Corgis
Mar 14, 2017 • 43 min
Hello there! We’ve got a great new episode for you on this warm (in Los Angeles anyway) March day! First we’ve got a BIG Dogs We Met This Week because Renee and Allegra went to the dog park and met ALL the dogs! We have some very fun dog news…
84: Molly McAleer and Jack Russell Terriers
Mar 7, 2017 • 54 min
HELLO THERE! Welcome! We’ve got a great episode this week! First, we’ve got a Double-Dogs We Met This Week, because both Renee and Allegra couldn’t wait to talk about these great dogs. We have a Mutt Minute on the Jack Russel Terrier (Or Parsons…
83: Kayla Cagan and Pomeranians
Feb 28, 2017 • 55 min
Hey there, friend! First off, how are ya? Great? Good to hear! This week, we’ve got the very kind and talented Kayla Cagan here to talk about her dog Banjo and her brand new book Piper Perish! For the love of God, we’re finally doing a Mutt…
82: Matt Nelson and Tibetan Spaniels
Feb 21, 2017 • 44 min
Hello Sweet Listeners! We’re so glad to have you here! Back by popular demand we’ve got very special guest Matt Nelson from WeRateDogs to catch us up on his dog filled life! We’ve also got a Mutt Minute on the Tibetan Spaniel that you…
81: Travis and Teresa McElroy Return!
Feb 14, 2017 • 44 min
Uh oh? Do you hear that? It’s a brand new very special Valentine’s Day episode! Who better to talk about love than our very favorite couple Travis and Teresa McElroy! Did we lay the foundation for the best new dog franchise film? Find out!…
80: Siobhan Thompson and the Old English Sheepdog
Feb 7, 2017 • 40 min
Hey there friends! We’ve got a great episode for you this week with all your favorite segments! Renee tells us all about a Chocolate Labradoodle she met in Dogs We Met This Week. She also takes a look inward and contemplates her dog…
79: Dave Holmes and Owney
Jan 31, 2017 • 54 min
Well hi there! We’ve got a premium episode for you with a platinum guest! Allegra and Renee tell us about Marty, the French Bulldog with a permanent blep, in Dogs We Met This Week! We’ve got a great Mutt Minute on Owney the mail dog! The…
Minisode 02
Jan 26, 2017 • 13 min
Hi there! Did ya miss us? Don’t worry, we’re here! It’s our second minisode! We read and listen to YOUR emails and voicemails about your own Dog Victories and Dogsasters! Got a great story to tell us? Leave us a voicemail at (323) 250 –…
78: Andy Wood and Judy
Jan 17, 2017 • 47 min
SALUTATIONS FRIENDS! We’ve got a fresh episode hot from the oven ready for your ears! Renee tells us about Sally the Basset Hound in Dogs We Met This Week. We also talk about our individual petting techniques, something we can’t believe we…
77: Andrea Silenzi and French Bulldogs
Jan 10, 2017 • 46 min
Hi there, pal! This week Renee tells us about a mighty French Bulldog in Dogs We Met This Week. Appropriately, we also have a Mutt Minute on the French Bulldog! Andrea Silenzi, host of the great podcast “Why Oh Why,” joins us to talk about her dog…
76: Black Mouth Cur
Jan 3, 2017 • 32 min
Welcome! How’s it going? A fresh new episode is ready for the fresh new year! We’ve got a Dogs We Met This Week with a dog in the room! Captain hangs out while we chat about him and contemplate whether or not dogs dig wearing sunglasses! We’ve…
75: Siberian Huskies and Dog Resolutions
Dec 27, 2016 • 40 min
Hey there, buddies! We hope your holidays were full of dog victories! This week Allegra tells us all about not one, but TWO dogs she met in Dogs We Met This Week. We have a Mutt Minute on the Siberian Husky, a dog that is both strong and cuddly! With…
Minisode 01
Dec 23, 2016 • 14 min
It’s the first ever CIPYD Minisode! We listen to the voicemails you left us about your own Dog Victories and Dogsasters! Got a great story to tell us? Call us at (323) 250 – 3315! Too much pressure leaving a voicemail? We get it. Send us an email…
74: Portuguese Water Dogs
Dec 20, 2016 • 43 min
Hello there! Happy Howlidays! We’ve got a great episode to keep your ears warm this chilly week! Renee tells us about a dogsaster she experienced in Dogs We Met This Week. Will she question everything she holds to be true? Find out! Then,…
73: Doug Kreeger and Plott Hounds
Dec 13, 2016 • 50 min
Well hello there! Happy Marshmallow-World-Month! This week we’ve got a Double Dogs We Met This Week, because Allegra and Renee both met fantastic dogs, Leon and Fry! We’ve got a Mutt Minute on the Plott Hound which you won’t want to skip! The…
72: John Ross Bowie and Airedale Terriers
Dec 6, 2016 • 56 min
Hey buddies! Happy Howlidays! We’ve got an episode you’re really going to enjoy this week. John Ross Bowie (Speechless, The Big Bang theory) joins us to talk about his lovely dog Sunny!Renee tells us all about the Airedale Terrier in Mutt Minute!…
71: Travis McElroy Returns!
Nov 29, 2016 • 53 min
Hello there! How’s it goin’? This week Travis McElroy our wonderful former producer returns to the show! Travis updates us about his life with a new baby and (more importantly) how Buttercup is handling the change. We also have a Mutt Minute on…
70: Dana Wickens and Leonbergers
Nov 22, 2016 • 54 min
Hi there buddy! Thanks for popping in! In Dogs We Met This Week, Allegra tells us all about Rufus, a large dog whom she met on a cozy blanket! Then we’ve got a Mutt Minute on the Leonberger, turns out - they look like lions on purpose! The wonderful…
69: Aparna Nancherla and Dogue de Bordeaux
Nov 15, 2016 • 53 min
Hello sweet friends! We’re so happy and grateful to be here! We’ve got a fresh new episode hot and ready to go! In Dogs We Met This Week Renee tells us about her trip to Rosie’s Dog Beach! We’ve got a Mutt Minute on the Dogue de Bordeaux, these are…
68: Mayor Max and Geoffrey Golden
Nov 8, 2016 • 59 min
Hello wonderful friends! We’ve got a tremendous episode for you on this election week! Allegra gets political in Dogs We Met This Week and tells us all about Mayor Max, the Dog Mayor of Idyll Wild! We’ve got a delightful Mutt Minute on the…
67: Akitas and Our Favorite Things
Nov 1, 2016 • 40 min
Hi everyone! Hope you’re doing great! We’ve got a brand new episode whipped up and ready to go! Renee tells us all about Biju in Dogs We Met This Week, a surprisingly small dog for Renee enjoy. Then, we’ve got a Mutt Minute on the Akita which includes…
66: Demi Adejuyigbe and Shar Peis
Oct 25, 2016 • 43 min
Hello there friend! I like your scarf! Dogtober continues as Renee and Allegra discuss more dog costumes they’ve come across and LOOK OUT because they are CUTE! In Dogs We Met This Week, Renee tells us about Bobo - a kind friend who was able to help…
65: Adria Hash and the Puli
Oct 18, 2016 • 39 min
What time is it? It’s time for Can I Pet Your Dog! This week we have a special Human I Met This Week, but don’t worry it all revolves around a spectacular dog. We have a Mutt Minute on the Puli. If you don’t know, they’re the ones that look like mops…
64: Hamilton Hounds and DOGtober
Oct 11, 2016 • 41 min
BOO! Ha! Gotcha! Hi there! It’s just us, don’t be scared! This week we’re getting into the spirit of DOGtober*! Have you been wondering if there are any stories about dogs and Dolly Parton? There are! Hear all about it in Dogs We Met This Week! We’ve…
63: A Bone to Pick with Animal Planet
Oct 4, 2016 • 31 min
Hi Friends! We’ve got a wonderful episode for you! We have a great Dogs We Met This Week where we contemplate why all dogs aren’t named Hamilton. We’ve got a Mutt Minute on the Shiba Inu where we contemplate whether or not they are half cat. Finally,…
CIPYD62: Jeff May and Australian Shepherds
Sep 27, 2016 • 48 min
Hi everyone! Thanks for tuning in! Today on the show we’ve got Dog’s We Met This Week with our wonderful producer Alexis B Preston. You’ll also hear a very interesting Mutt Minute about the Australian Shepherd (spoiler: They’re not from Australia!)….
61: Briana Hansen and Bonnie
Sep 20, 2016 • 46 min
Hi friends, it’s so good to have you back! This week we’ve got a Co-Dogs We Met This Week featuring two dogs and a cat! We’ve got a fascinating Mutt Minute on the German Shepherd and it’s unusual creator! We have our first ever Dog Intervention…
60: Jeph Jacques and Canadian Eskimo Dogs
Sep 13, 2016 • 51 min
Wow! Hi! Is that a new shirt? It looks great! We’ve got a fantastic episode for you this week! Renee tells us all about Lil’ Smokey in Dogs We Met This Week and also contemplates if she has fully become a crazy neighbor. You’ll learn all about…
59: Hayley Marie Norman and Collies
Sep 6, 2016 • 52 min
Well hello there! Good to see you! We’ve got a real treat of an episode for you this week! Renee catches us up on all of the great pups she met in Colorado! We have a great Mutt Minute on the Collie, another classic! We also have some very…
58: Alexis B. Preston and Golden Retrievers
Aug 30, 2016 • 34 min
Hello wonderful friends! This week we would like to introduce you to our NEW PRODUCER ALEXIS! Like a dog’s favorite tennis ball, she is quite a CATCH. We think you’re going to really like her. Also she wrote that bad catch joke, not us. This week’s…
57: Kirby Howell-Baptiste and a Farewell to Travis
Aug 23, 2016 • 61 min
Well friends, the time has come to say farewell to our Produfus Travis! But don’t worry, we send him off with an incredible episode! Maybe our best one yet! In Dogs We Met This Week, Bonnie the AussiePoo puppy! This week’s Mutt Minute is all about the…
56: Jonathan Van Ness and Operation Getadog
Aug 16, 2016 • 50 min
Extra, extra! Read all about it! We have a great episode for you, friends! Also, enjoy Travis’s newsie voice! In Dogs We Met This Week, hear all about Cherub the Guide Dog in Training! In this week’s Mutt Minute (with a special new jingle from Jill…
55: Carrie Poppy and PBGV
Aug 9, 2016 • 49 min
Hello Champions! Today, we are all gold medal winners just for listening to this episode! You get a gold medal and you get a gold medal! (Just to be clear, it’s a metaphorical gold medal, nobody actually gets anything.) On this week’s Dogs We Met This…
54: Shadi Petosky and Alpine Mastiffs
Aug 2, 2016 • 53 min
Oh, hi there! Come in, come in! Don’t just stand there letting all the air conditioning out! Our morale is way up and we have a real bang-up episode for you! First, some presents from the PO Box. Then, in Dogs We Met This Week, Finn the Winking…
53: Joan Ford and Wool Dogs
Jul 26, 2016 • 57 min
Hoo boy! It sure is hot out there folks! Don’t worry, we’re not gonna let that stop us from bringing you another great episode! In Dogs We Met This Week, hear all about Cici the Dog! Bonus, you can learn about Renee’s hypothetical brain dog! In Mutt…
52: Anniversary Special
Jul 19, 2016 • 54 min
My goodness friends, where does the time go?! It seems like just yesterday we started doing this show, but here we are already at a year! We have a lot of really great stuff jam-packed in this episode and we hope you like it! Let’s start off by trying…
51: J. Elvis Weinstein and Yorkies
Jul 12, 2016 • 53 min
Hello Friends! It’s the week after July 4th and it’s time for “Firework Reactions”! Also, a whole new awesome episode! In Dogs We Met This Week (AKA The Dogs of Our Lives) Renee tells us all about the dog she’s sitting named Mocha and the dog she met…
50: Hank and Peggy
Jul 5, 2016 • 50 min
Hello there and welcome to a VERY SPECIAL 50th episode! What makes it so special? The fact that YOU’RE here and YOU are great! In Dogs We Met This Week, we have a lot of dogs! Renee met Katie-Grace the Bulldog and Finn the Golden Doodle and Travis met…
49: Jenna Kim Jones and Whippets
Jun 28, 2016 • 44 min
Hey there friends! The heat may have gotten to us in this episode. We start by telling stories of our heat-induced road rage. In Dogs We Met This Week, it’s a Wilbur Watch 2016 update! Mutt Minute is all about the Whippet! We’re joined this week by…
48: Emily Axford and Bedlington Terriers
Jun 21, 2016 • 49 min
Hello friends! It’s a hot one out there today, but we’re trying to have a positive attitude in Q3! So let’s stay positive and tell you what you are in for! In Dogs We Met This Week, hear about big dog Rocky! Learn all about the Bedlington…
47: Utkarsh Ambudkar and Becca Murray
Jun 14, 2016 • 60 min
Hey there friends! Are you having a good day? It’s about to get a whole lot gooder! We’ve got a whole lot of amazing episode for you! We have a Dogs We Met This Week update on Teddy and Arwen, the Window Dogs! In Mutt Minute, learn all about the…
46: Andrew WK and Jesse Thorn
Jun 7, 2016 • 58 min
Oh my goodness! Are you ever in for a treat this week! First, we are joined by special guest host Jesse Thorn. Or, as we like to call him, THE KING. In Dogs We Met This Week, Allegra met some mystery window dogs and Jesse met some mystery flea market…
45: Matt Braunger and Chinese Crested
May 31, 2016 • 56 min
Hello friends! Welcome to another episode! First, Travis has a couple big announcements! Travis and Allegra both have Dogs We Met This Week and Travis shares some of his pet pet peeves! Allegra tells us all about the Chinese Crested in Mutt Minute!…
44: We Got This Crossover Special
May 24, 2016 • 44 min
Hello friends and welcome to a VERY SPECIAL EPISODE!!! We’re joined by our twin MaximumFun podcast We Got This! (And we joined them on their episode this week, go listen!) Hal and Mark are super Super Guests and join us for the WHOLE EPISODE! In Dogs…
43: Bat Dog
May 17, 2016 • 34 min
Hello there friends! Guest producer Rob Pera is sitting in for Travis this week, and things are getting crazy around CIPYD HQ. Allegra tells us about Blue Heelers, Renee tells us about being a temporary dog owner as she dogsits Norma and Gizmo,…
42: Alison Becker and Newfoundlands
May 10, 2016 • 50 min
Well, hey there! Thanks for stopping in! We’re so excited to share today’s episode with you! You’ll get to hear about Duchess the coffee shop dog and Remy the French Bulldog in Dogs We Met This Week! Learn all about Newfoundlands and their amazing…
41: Julie Klausner and Bull Terriers
May 3, 2016 • 40 min
Hey there everyone! Welcome to another great episode! In Dogs We Met This Week, it’s been a great big-dog week for the Colvert family! A big Noodle and a new Great Dane! In Mutt Minute, learn all about Bull Terriers and the “original party…
40: Sanden Totten and Dog Noses
Apr 26, 2016 • 50 min
Hello Friends! Welcome back to another great episode! We are so happy to see you! Hugs all around! We went on a field trip and visited the Dog Cafe and we’ll tell you all about it in Dogs We Met This Week! Also, as a bonus, some really nice humans we…
39: Hank Green and Dog Butts
Apr 19, 2016 • 49 min
Oh goodness, this is a good one folks! We are so excited for you to hear it! Once Allegra and Renee put their Great Dane Kiss” feud aside, we really get into some great stuff! Allegra tells you all about the dog butts she met this week! Spoiler, we…
38: Amy Spalding and Ball Dog
Apr 12, 2016 • 57 min
Welcome to another episode of Can I Pet Your Dog! Now, listen to us talk about amusement parks for 10 minutes! OK, back to dogs! In Dogs We Met This Week, Cassidy protects Travis from (fake) Murder! Renee gives you a more-or-less 60 second Miniature…
37: Lisa Hanawalt and Adam Conover
Apr 5, 2016 • 50 min
Hello friends! No new episode this week… APRIL FOOLS! And just like all April Fool jokes, that wasn’t funny! We also talk a little about taxes, another thing that is no fun! But you know what is fun? A Town Crier! Learn all about Clyde the Shop Dog…
36: Evan Sinclair and Pugs
Mar 29, 2016 • 57 min
It’s time once again for another great episode! As you know, Easter is right around the corner… from when we recorded this on Saturday. Have you painted and hid your Easter Dog Bones? If so, then let’s get on with the episode! Allegra may have just…
35: Veronica Belmont and Jesse Thorn
Mar 22, 2016 • 77 min
Hello friends! It’s Week 2 of MaxFunDrive and oh boy are we happy to see you! We have put together an AMAZING show for you this week! First, hear Renee’s harrowing babysitting tale in Dogs We Met (BABYSAT!) This Week! (Warning, it gets a little…
34: John Roberts and GPS Collars
Mar 15, 2016 • 58 min
EVERYONE! We are so excited! It’s our first MaxFunDrive! The internet is all abuzz with energy and anticipation! We have a very special episode to celebrate our first MFD! In Dogs We Met This Week… A BABY BULLDOG! Learn all about Tibetan Mastiffs in…
33: Paige Weldon and TSA Dogs
Mar 8, 2016 • 42 min
Hello dog lovers/wanters! Thanks for joining us once again! This week, hear about Calvin the neighbor dog in Dogs We Met This Week! And we talk about the dog we want to meet, new MaxFun office dog George! Learn all about Bull Mastiffs in Mutt Minute!…
32: Julie Falatko and Chihuahua Air Lift
Mar 1, 2016 • 47 min
It’s a beautiful day here in Los Angeles, but more importantly… WE MET FOUR DOGS THIS WEEK! FOUR! And we’re gonna tell you all about them in Dogs We Met This Week. We’ll also tell you all the info about Pomeranians we can fit in 60 seconds (and a…
31: Amy Paffrath and Dog Dancing
Feb 23, 2016 • 50 min
Hey there friends! It’s time once again! Time for a whole 50ish minute conversation all about dogs! Learn about Dogs We Me This Week and the fact that Travis believes all Basset Hounds are old! Allegra gets TWO MINUTES in this week’s Mutt Minute to…
30: Cora Wittekind and Fetch
Feb 16, 2016 • 54 min
Well, let’s start off by saying: THIS IS RENEE’S FAVORITE VALENTINE’S EVER! Listen and find out why. When you listen, you’ll find out about Renee’s new friend Tyson in Dogs We Met This Week. Also, find out all about Afghan Hounds in this week’s Mutt…
29: Theresa Thorn and You Are Dog Now
Feb 9, 2016 • 51 min
Well friends, another Puppy Bowl is in the books! Of course, we pre-recorded this so we have no idea who won… ANYWAY! What we do know is that we have a great episode for you this week! In Dogs We Met This Week, Travis sort of met a mysterious museum…
28: Alison Rosen and the Puppy Bowl
Feb 2, 2016 • 54 min
Oh friends, have we got an episode for you! First, in Dogs We Meet This Week, we met a WHOLE LOT OF DOGS! The first ever CIPYD dog meet up was a huge success and we can’t wait to tell you all about it! In Mutt Minute, learn all about the…
27: Dog v. Cat with Jordan Morris
Jan 26, 2016 • 46 min
It’s a very special CIPYD friends and we’re so glad you were able to join us! First, hear about the mystery dog (possibly a ghost) that Allegra met! Then, learn about Boxers in Mutt Minute. We are so excited to be joined this week by MaximumFun…
26: Nicole Cliffe and Screen Cleaning Apps
Jan 19, 2016 • 46 min
Hello everyone! Welcome to another smash episode of CIPYD! First, we have a minor hair-related injury to report. Then, a Scooby Doo fact and a Travis retraction! In Dogs We Met, get your daily does of Ziggy! Let Renee teach you all about Schipperkes…
25: Dog Pants
Jan 12, 2016 • 37 min
Oh hello! You’ve caught us in the middle of a very important philosophical discussion: What’s the deal with the Scooby Gang?! In Dogs We Met This Week, we fought through the El Nino to meet a dog IN GALOSHES!!! We’ve also got the Mutt Minute of…
24: Tess Barker and Little Penguin Dogs
Jan 5, 2016 • 39 min
Happy New Year friends! 2016 is off to a rip roaring start so we thought we’d celebrate with another great episode! Allegra and Renee tempted some dogs with purse food in Dogs We Met. In Mutt Minute, Renee tells us all about the Dachshund and some…
23: New Year’s Resolutions
Dec 29, 2015 • 30 min
Well friends, things are a little rough health-wise over here at CIPYD HQ! Don’t worry, we didn’t let it stop us from bringing you a brand new episode! On this episode, Renee tells us about a very special dog she met over the holidays. Allegra teaches…
22: Matt Nelson and Dog Mayor
Dec 22, 2015 • 40 min
Happy Holidays everyone! We’ve brought a sack full of presents for you! First, enjoy this very special and personal Dog We Met This Week! In Mutt Minute, unwrap some Cairn Terrier knowledge! We’ve got a box full of interview with Matt Nelson of…
21: Noël Wells and Sleeping Dogs
Dec 15, 2015 • 43 min
A chill is in the air, but it’s warm in the studio! Travis is back this week and we welcome him with a brand new title! In Dogs We Met, Renee encountered two pugs or perhaps we should say “puglets”? Have you noticed less and less Cocker Spaniels…
20: Emily Heller and PALS
Dec 8, 2015 • 40 min
What an extra special episode this week! First, we’ve got an extra special producer this week! Former guest and friend of the show Teresa McElroy is working the sound board this week! In Dogs We Met, three very special dogs! In Mutt Minute, the very…
19: Will Weldon and Dog Video
Dec 1, 2015 • 48 min
Have we got a special deal for you! It’s a special twofer episode! We have two, I repeat TWO dogs we met this week. Allegra met a fat Chihuahua at the dog park and Travis met the puppiest puppy at an appliance store. We’re joined by comedian and…
Ep. 18: Stacy Rumaker and State Dogs
Nov 24, 2015 • 47 min
It’s that very special time of year once again! Happy two days before Thanksgiving! In very special Dogs We Met This Week, has Renee met a possible love interest? Or just another weirdo pretending they have a dog? We may never know! In Mutt…
17: Jeff Wysaski and Otto the Skateboarding Dog
Nov 17, 2015 • 37 min
We’re so happy you’re here! Welcome once again to the show! We start this one off with Dereck the Chubby Puggle in Dogs We Met This Week. Have you heard about the Bernese Mountain Dog? Well, you’ll hear all about it in Mutt Minute! Every so…
16: Margaret Willison and Sgt. Stubby
Nov 10, 2015 • 39 min
What an episode! We’ve got so much great stuff for you! We’ve got a pretty epic Dog We Met This Week two-fer! And yes, the ladies DO embarrass themselves! In Mutt Minute, a split-nosed non-barking dog! We’re joined this week by Margaret Willison of…
15: Asterios Kokkinos and Puglet
Nov 3, 2015 • 40 min
Welcome, welcome, welcome all! We’re joined this week by super-guest Asterios Kokkinos for the whole episode! You probably know him from a bunch of things including writing for MaxFun’s own International Waters! And he brought PRESENTS! Also on this…
14: Teresa McElroy and Last Minute Costumes
Oct 27, 2015 • 41 min
This week we are getting spooky! But first, here all about the working dog we met this week! Spoiler alert, it involves Renee embarrassing herself! In Mutt Minute, learn all about the amazing Otter Hound! We’re joined by Teresa McElroy to discuss…
13: Molly Bloomfield and Dogspotting
Oct 20, 2015 • 34 min
Oh boy! Have we got a real humdinger for you this week! We have a very special Dog We Met This Week! You want to know about Great Danes? We’re talking about them in Mutt Minute! We are so happy to welcome Molly Bloomfield to the show! She’s an admin…
12: Lesli Margherita and Pit Bull Month
Oct 13, 2015 • 38 min
We did it! Another episode in the books! In Dogs We Met, Allegra is denied a meeting and we all get angry on her behalf! We also discuss the leash code! In Mutt Minute, the controversial breed… type? Breed? The Mountain Feist! Two big pieces of dog…
11: Janine Kahn and Dogfriend Club
Oct 6, 2015 • 42 min
Have you ever seen a dog-a-day calendar? We would definitely need to own it if you have one. Maybe we’ll make one using pictures you send us! October will, of course, be all dogs in costume! Renee tells us the harrowing tale of meeting Zion the Great…
Ep. 10: Anne Wheaton and The Dog Train
Sep 29, 2015 • 43 min
Wow, ten episodes and they said it couldn’t be done! Actually, no one said that, but we’re still really excited! We start off with a look back at 10 episodes of memories and the toys we lost along the way. Then, Renee has her most successful mutt…
Ep. 9: Nicole Byer and St. Bernard Island
Sep 22, 2015 • 35 min
On this episode, the dog we met this week IS IN THE STUDIO WITH US!!! Is such a thing even possible?!?! …yes. Renee has found an island in Canada that represents her idea of paradise. In this week’s Mutt Minute, the Irish Wolfhound! We have an…
Ep. 8: Chelsey Crisp and Norbert the Dog
Sep 15, 2015 • 37 min
It’s time once again friends! We met two amazing dogs this week! A Pomeranian in Vegas and Buzz in the desert, WHAT A WEEK! Renee tells up all about the New Guinea Singing Dog in this week’s Mutt Minute! Be prepared to be overwhelmed by cuteness when…
Ep. 7: Dog Debate
Sep 8, 2015 • 39 min
Sit right down and enjoy another episode of Can I Pet Your Dog! On this episode, Travis tells us all about a dog he met while on the road! Renee and Allegra both did some dog-sitting this week! We finally get into a heated debate about big dogs, small…
Ep. 6: Halloween and Corporal Smoky
Sep 1, 2015 • 37 min
Welcome to another episode of Can I Pet Your Dog! On this episode, Renee talks about a dog she has not met but desperately wants to! Have any ideas for costumes for your dog this Halloween? Be sure to share them and any photos you have of your dog…
Ep. 5: National Dog Day and Ask a Trainer
Aug 25, 2015 • 35 min
Happy National Dog Day Eve everyone! Do you have big plans for NDD? How about listening to our show and sharing it with your friends and family! We have lots of other suggestions for how to celebrate in this very special episode! Allegra tells Renee…
Ep. 4: Mutt Minute and Julie Ann Emery
Aug 18, 2015 • 40 min
Hello and welcome once again to another episode! As always, we’re ready to talk about the dog’s we met this week, but first we consider a drastic name change in order to sound more like a morning radio show! We play a brand new game that we’re calling…
Ep. 03: Ask a Groomer and My Talking Dog
Aug 11, 2015 • 36 min
Hello again friends! This week, we talk with Jess Rona a professional dog groomer, and she answers all your questions! Well, all the ones we had time for! We talk about two dogs Allegra met this week. We tell you all about another weird dog app…
Ep. 2: Corgi Beach Day
Aug 4, 2015 • 35 min
We’re back with episode two and we’ve got lots of updates for you! We learned all about guide dogs and what might cause a career change. Renee has lots to tell you about dog-sitting Pistachio! What dogs did we meet this week? Your dogs! We’ve received…
Ep. 1: Tindog and Lin-Manuel Miranda
Jul 29, 2015 • 45 min
Welcome to the first episode! We jam-packed this one full of goodies just for you. Hear all about Renee’s lovely encounter with a failed therapy dog. We’ll tell you all about the newest dating app FOR DOGS! Our producer and resident dog training…
Episode 00: Hello!
Jun 30, 2015 • 1 min
Hello and welcome to CIPYD! What’s CIPYD? Can I Pet Your Dog is the podcast for unashamed dog lovers! Every Monday, your hosts Renee Colvert and Allegra Ringo will tell you about dogs they’ve met, dogs in the news and any other dog they can think of!…