Tales with Tails

Tales with Tails

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Do all of your tales have tails? Mine too! Uplifting, heartfelt & positive tail wagging tales premier weekly hosted by Monique of Silver Paw Studio. As a lifelong animal lover like you and as a professional pet and people photographer you can imagine I have many tales to tell! Every week I will be premiering an episode that I narrate or a special guest will join me to share their tale. This podcasts goes along with the Tales with Tails facebook group at Silver Paw Studio so be sure to join me there too.


Pet Photographer Frank Goss and I Talk Shop
Jul 14 • 31 min
Season 4 of the Tales with Tails podcast has a new format! For the next few months I will be the co-host on the radio show Critter Patter on KRFC fm 88.9. They have agreed to let me share the episode after it airs live on KRFC Thursdays at 6:30 pm. More…
Season 3 Wrap & Big News for Season 4
Jun 2 • 7 min
Season 3 of the Tales with Tails podcast is a wrap already! We have heard many heartfelt, funny and thought provoking tales this season. Be sure to go binge them all if you haven’t! Season 4 brings a big surprise! I am filling in as co-host on the radio…
CoPilot for Life
May 26 • 14 min
Claire Preston shares the tale of her beloved Bailey, her co-pilot on a cross country road tip and in life. So fun to hear how Bailey saw all the news sights and smells along the way. Claire is the founder of Pet Honor Society. When she lost her Bailey…
Cheetos in Prison
May 19 • 12 min
Marci tells the tale of Cheetos’ time in prison in Washington state. She is a feline behavior expert and helps with the cat prison program with the Humane Society for Southwest Washington. Everyone benefits from the attention, training and companionship…
Uncle Janet Reunited
May 12 • 7 min
Christa tells a happy ending tale of a pet bird, Uncle Janet, she helped reunite with his family in Washington State. Christa is a bird expert and provides quality bird food at her company White Wings Farm. She can often be found on her Facebook page…
Cuddly Dragon
May 5 • 8 min
Did you know that dragons are cuddly? “Basically scaly puppies,” says Kate. Listen to the story of Montu the bearded dragon who is now an animal ambassador with the Northern Colorado Herpetological Society. Lots of great “herp” events and education at…
Rare Crossbill Encounter
Apr 28 • 13 min
Sue tells the story of a little crossbill bird she helped rehabilitate and release years ago. She is a Colorado native and this is the only time she has ever seen a crossbill. Sue Carroll owns Bones Du Jour bakery in Fort Collins. She crafts “Treats so…
Rule of Dog
Apr 21 • 7 min
Diana Sproul remembers a chaotic evening with her pup Billy when her daughter was an infant. Billy followed the Rule of Dog faithfully that day. Diana offers alternative medicine services at her company Transform Health. Find out more about her health,…
Can You Love a Dog Too Much?
Apr 14 • 12 min
Wayne and Beth recount the story of one of their clients. From Foe to Friend we answer the question “Can You Love a Dog Too Much?” If you learn to see the world from a dog’s perspective it will all become clear. Be sure to check out Canine Companion…
Kim & PJ Horse Around
Apr 7 • 13 min
We gallop into Season 3 with our first horse tale! Kim Wende tells the story of PJ. Over the years she and PJ have formed a bond through positive reinforcement training. While PJ may still have a few insecurities he trusts Kim and she knows how to sooth…
New Addition Bailey!
Mar 10 • 5 min
Season two of Tales with Tails is a wrap. Your Tales filled this season with fun accounts of all kinds of pets spanning the years. Special announcement from the Silver Paw Studio fam…we adopted a dog! Be sure to follow along on Instagram, Facebook and the…
Cats Party Hard
Mar 3 • 12 min
My Fashionably Late Twin sister, Michelle, tells the tale of her cat Stoopid and his cat Einstein. We caught them in the aftermath of a giant party they hosted. (find Fashionably Late Twin on Instagram) Want to see photos of the cuteness discussed on the…
Sadie the Foodie Dalmatian
Feb 24 • 7 min
Liana remembers Sadie her husband’s Dalmatian and her determination to find food. Are you missing a breakfast from 2001? Liana founded Wet Noses Pet Sitting, a pet sitting and dog walking business in Northern Colorado. “Providing a new best friend for…
Extreme Easter Egg Hunt
Feb 17 • 9 min
Diana recounts the tight spaces she used to find her exotic pet. Her non-slimy companion was a master at sending her on a hunt in the style of an Extreme Easter Egg Hunt. For more information on “herps” (including snakes) check out the website for the…
Chan the Squirrel Chasing Malamute
Feb 10 • 10 min
Run through the park after a squirrel with Chan as a crashes a very important party. Cheryl recounts tales of her childhood Malamute, Chan. Creatives love to chase squirrels so I am sure Cheryl gleaned many of her Pearls of Wisdom in her early years with…
Miss Kitty Wins Over Anthony
Feb 3 • 11 min
Anthony shares the sweet tale of his very first cat as young adult, Miss Kitty. Many ups and downs and lessons learned about raising a young cat for the first time. Although a whirlwind beginning Miss Kitty lived many happy years with Anthony perhaps we…
Tony and His Driver Jill
Jan 27 • 11 min
Jill carried Tony into the CSU destress event for HABIC this winter and immediately drew a crowd. Orange, calm and regal Tony the therapy kitty had arrived. With such an usual occupation I knew I had to interview Jill about the fabulous life of Tony. He’s…
Therese Monkeys Around
Jan 18 • 8 min
Therese Kopiwoda shares a hysterical childhood tale of an unusual family pet. Therese and I met on-line in her livestream group #PetLoversTribe a few years ago. While that group is now dissolved we all still stay in contact and are great friends (like…
Jess and Lupe
Jan 13 • 17 min
Jess gushes about their very special chihuahua, Lupe, in this episode. Jess and Mat have fostered 46 pups over the years but Lupe is the only pup to join the fam permanently. Jess relates the tale of Lupe’s journey to their home, how Lupe helps all the…
Cheesy Riedi
Jan 6 • 9 min
Season 2 kicks off with my first interview! Tricia Clement’s shares her tale of baby Riedi being very cheesy. Tricia is a social media manager and consultant specializing in pet businesses and video at her company MuttButs.com. I will be posting the…
Bonus: Bald Eagles and Coyotes
Dec 28, 2018 • 5 min
Bundle up and head to your natural areas for a chance to see migrating bald eagles.
Bonus! GiftOfPodcast.com
Dec 17, 2018 • 7 min
Need a last minute gift? Something heartfelt, custom and Free? This bonus episode is just in time for Christmas highlighting giftofpodcast.com by Gretchen Rubin.
Origin Story & Season 1 Wrap Up
Dec 13, 2018 • 8 min
How did I come up with the title of Tails with Tails? find out as I get vulnerable in this last episode of season 1. Season 2 will feature Your tales! Be sure to email to set a date to record. Want to see photos of the cuteness discussed on the podcast?…
Adoption Tales at Animal House Rescue and Grooming
Dec 5, 2018 • 12 min
During an all day livestream event at Animal House Rescue and Grooming three adoption alums were interviewed. Mesa with Steve, Maggie & Murphy with Ann and Leo with Kathryn. Hear their stories on this episode and check out the videos on the Animal House…
Strangest Animal
Nov 26, 2018 • 6 min
A popular question I hear as a pet photographer is “What is the strangest animal you’ve ever photographed?” Find out the answer in this episode. Want to see photos of the cuteness discussed on the podcast? Join us in the Tales with Tails facebook group to…
Seen Equals Saved
Nov 20, 2018 • 5 min
“How do you not take them all home?” Volunteering at animal rescues and shelters as a photographer has its challenges. Find out how you can change the world for adoptable animals. During this season of giving I encourage you to #GiveWhereYourHeartLives.…
Doggo Decoder
Nov 13, 2018 • 5 min
The lingo of the animal world can be a mystery. Can you decode all the words and phrases in this fictional story? Want to see photos of the cuteness discussed on the podcast? Join us in the Tales with Tails facebook group to share your furbabies. Podcasts…
Wildlife Vacation Lists
Nov 6, 2018 • 5 min
Do you have a Life List? Are you a closet naturalist? You might be surprised! Want to see photos of the cuteness discussed on the podcast? Join us in the Tales with Tails facebook group to share your furbabies. Podcasts episodes are featured on the Silver…
Seed, My Favorite!
Oct 30, 2018 • 4 min
Episode 4: Seed, My Favorite! Finches adore a simple diet of seeds. Do you have a happy food dance? Want to see photos of the cuteness discussed on the podcast? Join us in the Tales with Tails facebook group to share your furbabies. Podcasts episodes are…
Fish in Costume
Oct 24, 2018 • 6 min
My fish want to dress up for Halloween! But how can I make that happen? Want to see photos of the cuteness discussed on the podcast? Join us in the Tales with Tails facebook group to share your furbabies. Podcasts episodes are featured on the Silver Paw…
Gypsy Over a Waterfall
Oct 16, 2018 • 3 min
The short tale of the day my golden retriever plummeted over a waterfall. Want to see photos of the cuteness discussed on the podcast? Join us in the Tales with Tails facebook group to share your furbabies. Podcasts episodes are featured on the Silver Paw…
My Heart Dog Libby
Oct 11, 2018 • 7 min
The tale of Libby the poodle, my heart dog. 21 nicknames, 5 pounds, endless joy. Want to see photos of the cuteness discussed on the podcast? Join us in the Tales with Tails facebook group to share your furbabies. Podcasts episodes are featured on the…
Tales with Tails Podcast Overview
Oct 11, 2018 • 0 min
We all enjoy a funny story, an uplifting account or a sweet childhood memory involving animals. Enjoy the weekly Tales and submit your own.