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PetInsider is your direct source for everything you ever wanted to know about pets. Each episode, host Loni Edwards, founder of The Dog Agency, will speak with an exciting new guest to discuss a unique animal-related topic. You’ll hear from innovators and experts, animal rights advocates, celebrity pet owners and so much more! Whether you’re a pet parent, or just a little pet crazy, PetInsider has you covered. We get it. We’re obsessed, too.
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The fight to update New York’s laws surrounding the wellbeing of pets with NY State Senator Michael Gianaris | PetInsider
New York is one of many states whose laws surrounding the sale of pets is extremely outdated. NY State Senator, Michael Gianaris, speaks with the Loni Edwards, the founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about the two bills he is working to push through the state senate to improve the lives of animals, the new committee that is working to improve those laws, and how you can help support the bills.
23:46
June 4, 2019
Linda and Winks with Linda Rodin | PetInsider
Beauty industry icon, Linda Rodin, went from beauty to the beast. Linda speaks with Loni Edwards, the founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about her transition from beauty to pet, where she draws her inspiration, and her new venture, Linda and Winks, a stylish line of products for dogs and their caretakers.
31:57
March 18, 2019
Bella's Bill with Stephen Wells | PetInsider
Bella was an 11 year old shepherd mix whose owner brutally beat her to death in 2016. Sadly, her owner only received four months in county jail for the heinous crime. Bella's story is an example of the many ways in which New York state's animal cruelty laws are severely outdated. Stephen Wells, Executive Director of the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), speaks with Loni Edwards, the founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about the current status of animal cruelty laws in the US, the ALDF's plans for changing the laws in New York, and how listeners can help get Bella's bill passed.
29:56
March 11, 2019
The Future of Veterinary Cancer Treatment with Dr. Gerald Post | PetInsider
Did you know that cancer will affect 1 in 4 dogs and 1 in 5 cats? Thankfully, there are some amazing veterinarians like Dr. Gerald Post who have dedicated their lives to treating animals with cancer. Dr. Post speaks with Loni Edwards, the founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about how he started the Veterinary Cancer Center, why he founded the Animal Cancer Foundation, and the research and advancements being made to not only eliminate cancer in pets but also in humans.
44:31
March 4, 2019
PetCon NYC 2018: The Cat’s Meow: Cat Health 101, presented by KindredBio w/ Dr. Cathy Lund
Recorded live from PetCon NYC 2018 at the Javits Center.  Presented by KindredBio and featuring Dr. Cathy Lund
26:03
February 4, 2019
Puppy Bowl with Dan Schachner | PetInsider
Are you one of the yearly viewers of the Animal Planet Puppy Bowl? If so, you might be familiar with the referee, Dan Schachner. Dan speaks with Loni Edwards, the founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider about how he got his start as Puppy Bowl ref, what happens behind the scenes, and how they decide which adorable rescue pups will compete.
28:04
January 28, 2019
PetCon NYC 2018: Making a Pawsitive Change: Spotlight on Non-Profits | PetInsider
Recorded live from PetCon NYC 2018 at the Javits Center. Featuring Sally Williams, Founder of The Brodie Fund, Sarah Brasky, Founder of Foster Dogs, Inc., Joey Teixeira of @mervinthechiuhuahua + Senior Manager of Planned Giving at ASPCA, and Brittni Vega of @harlowandsage
26:03
January 21, 2019
PetCon NYC 2018: Pet Money, Big Money: The Pet Industry Boom Panel | PetInsider
Recorded live from PetCon NYC 2018 at the Javits Center. Featuring Dan Miller, Executive VP of Gabelli Funds and Lead Portfolio Manager of the Gabelli Pet Parents ETMF, Zubin Bhettay Co-Founder and CEO of Fuzzy Pet Health, Loni Edwards Founder and CEO of The Dog Agency and PetCon, and Sigrid Neilson of @brussels.sprout.
37:35
January 7, 2019
PetCon NYC 2018: The Doctor’s In: Hot Topics in Animal Health Panel | PetInsider
Recorded live from PetCon NYC 2018 at the Javits Center. Featuring Dr. Lisa Lippman of @drlisalippman, Dr. Amy Kantor, Dr. Kendra Pope, and Melissa Trihey of @furballsInc
29:09
December 31, 2018
PetCon NYC 2018: The Circle of Life: The Animal + Human Health Connection, presented by Dr. Karesh
Recorded live from PetCon NYC 2018 at the Javits Center. Featuring Dr. William Karesh, Executive Vice President for Health and Policy at EcoHealth Alliance.
21:57
December 24, 2018
PetCon NYC 2018: Pets + Technology: The Future of Pet Care Keynote presented by Collette Bunton, CEO
Recorded live from PetCon NYC 2018 at the Javits Center. Featuring Collette Bunton, CEO of Whistle
11:52
December 17, 2018
PetCon NYC 2018: Rewards of Special Needs + Senior Adoption Panel with Jill Rappaport, Steve Grieg,
Recorded live from PetCon NYC 2018 at the Javits Center. Featuring Animal Planet's Jill Rappaport, Steve Grieg of Wolfgang2242, Joanne George of For the Love of Smiley, and Mick Szydlowski of The Klaus Cat.
31:24
December 10, 2018
PetCon NYC 2018: The State of Pets as Property Under the Law + the Associated Consequences Keynote w
Recorded live from PetCon NYC 2018 at the Javits Center. Stephen Wells, the Executive Director of the ALDF, Animal Legal Defense Fund. To sign the Animals Are Not Property pledge visit: https://aldf.org/animalsnotproperty.
15:37
December 3, 2018
PetCon NYC 2018: To the Rescue Panel with Amanda Giese, Courtney Dasher, Lauren Paris and Hilary Slo
Recorded live from PetCon NYC 2018 at the Javits Center. Featuring Animal Planet's Amanda Giese, Courtney Dasher, human to Tuna Melts My Heart, Lauren Paris, human to Bruno Bartlett, and Hilary Sloan, human to Ella Bean the Dog.
30:57
November 26, 2018
Pink Piglet the Deaf Blind Puppy with Melissa Shapiro | PetInsider Podcast
Life for a blind and deaf dog can be both very similar and very different from your standard dog. Melissa Shapiro, veterinarian and human to The Dog Agency Client, Pink Piglet Puppy, speaks with Loni Edwards, the founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about the breeding conditions that led to Piglet’s situation, how people can prevent these breeding situations, and how they are using their platform to educate people on the dangers of double dapple breeding.
46:31
November 19, 2018
Frenchie Bulldog with Bridget Daly | PetInsider
After she realized that there were no harnesses that fit her sister's French Bulldog properly, Bridget Daly decided to start a French Bulldog specific line. Bridget, the founder of Frenchie Bulldog, speaks with Loni Edwards, the founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about how she started her company with a small loan from the bank, how her brand has grown, and how working with influencers has led her to success.
27:52
November 12, 2018
#itsawillaworld with Dena Coukoulis
When her son returned from the Marines a few years ago, Dena Coukoulis knew he was not himself and was suffering from PTSD and she needed to do something about it. Dena speaks with Loni Edwards, the founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about how a video of her gifting her veteran son a dog for Christmas went viral, how the dog, Willa, has helped her son turn his life around, and how the experience led her to write a children's book about the importance of talking about your feelings.
31:15
November 5, 2018
Wolfgang2242 with Steve Greig | PetInsider
Do you dream of having a home filled with dogs? If so, Steve Greig is living your dream. Steve, human behind the account Wolfgang2242 and client of The Dog Agency, speaks with Loni Edwards, Founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about what it's like living with nine senior dogs, how the death of his dog Wolfgang inspired him to start rescuing animals, and how his message of senior dog adoption has inspired his followers to bring home their own senior dogs, too.
29:02
October 29, 2018
Popeye the Foodie with Ivy Diep | PetInsider
There are tons of foodie influencers out there, but perhaps none are quite as cute as Popeye the Foodie. Ivy Diep, human to The Dog Agency client, Popeye, speaks with Loni Edwards, the founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about how this little guy went from a matted stray on the streets of Southern California to one of the most well-known pet influencers dining at restaurants around the country.
28:59
October 22, 2018
The Farmer's Dog with Brett Podolsky | PetInsider
Do you really know what's in your dog's food? Brett Podolsky, co-founder of The Farmer's Dog, speaks with the Loni Edwards, the founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about the importance of feeding your dog fresh food, the lack of current regulation in the dog food industry today, and how his dog's stomach issues inspired him to start his company.
37:23
October 15, 2018
Bertie Bert the Pom with Kathy Grayson | PetInsider
If you haven't seen the viral photo of Bertie Bert the Pom dressed as Paddington Bear you are definitely missing out! Kathy Grayson, human to The Dog Agency client Bertie Bert the Pom, speaks with the Loni Edwards, the founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about what makes this chocolate pom so unique, what it has been like creating an online community of Bert fans, and what it was like when his Paddington Bear photo went viral.
28:50
October 8, 2018
Boris & Horton with Logan Mikhly | PetInsider Podcast
If you're a crazy dog lover like us, you probably know how hard it can be to find a good restaurant or coffee shop where you can bring your furry friend. Loni Edwards, founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, chats with Logan Mikhly, co-founder of Boris and Horton about how she and her father came up with the idea to create NYC's first dog-friendly cafe, the steps they had to take to meet health code regulations, and some of the exciting events that take place at Boris & Horton weekly.
37:00
October 1, 2018
Mervin the Chihuahua with Joey Teixeira | PetInsider
Perhaps you’re one of the many people who flock to Mervin the Chihuahua’s social media accounts to see cute videos and photos of this tiny rescue dog whose tongue perpetually sticks out, but how much do you know about Mervin’s home life? Joey Teixeira, human to The Dog Agency client Mervin the Chihuahua, speaks with Loni Edwards, the founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about the work he does at the ASPCA, his large family of adopted pets, and Mervin’s battle with cancer.
30:25
September 24, 2018
Harlow and Sage with Brittni Vega | PetInsider
Millions of people follow Harlow and Sage for their high quality photo and video content, but what happens behind the scenes to get those incredible shots? Brittni Vega, human to The Dog Agency client Harlow and Sage, speaks with Loni Edwards, Founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about how she started the Harlow and Sage account, her work photographing shelter dogs, and her tips and tricks for creating amazing content.
26:25
September 17, 2018
Foster Dogs with Sarah Brasky | PetInsider
Owning a dog is not always possible for all dog lovers, but have you ever thought about fostering? Sarah Brasky, founder of Foster Dogs speaks with Loni Edwards, Founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about how her non-profit organization is organizing the fostering process through their foster roster, finding homes for terminally ill or elderly dogs through their fospice program, and educating people about the importance of fostering.
39:37
September 10, 2018
Gimme that Fat Cat with Bruno Bartlett and Lauren Paris | PetInsider
Two weeks ago, Lauren Paris’ life changed when she saw an adoption posting for a 25lb cat who stands on his hind legs. Bruno Bartlett, also known as the #extra fat cat, had hundreds of people apply to adopt him. Lauren speaks with Loni Edwards, Founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about what it was like to adopt this very special cat, how he’s adapting to his new home, and how his Instagram gained 50,000 followers in a week.
31:36
September 3, 2018
Tricks 101 with Brussels Sprout and his mom Sigrid Neilson | PetInsider
Most people teach their dogs "sit" and "stay", but Sigrid Neilson, human to The Dog Agency Client Brussels Sprout, has taken training to the next level. Sigrid speaks with Loni Edwards, Founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about how she and Sprout got into agility competitions, some of their favorite tricks, and bonding with your dog over training.
36:08
August 27, 2018
Zach Skow of Marley's Mutts on dogs as medicine | PetInsider
After he was told his alcoholism had destroyed his liver and he only had months to live, Zach Skow looked to his rescue dogs to find a new purpose in life. Zach, Founder of Marley's Mutts, speaks with Loni Edwards, Founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about spreading his message that dogs are medicine and applying it to help both people and dogs.
42:43
August 20, 2018
The connection between animal health and human health with Dr. William Karesh | PetInsider
Zika, Ebola, Bird Flu, these are just some of the infectious diseases that have spread across the world recently, but where do these diseases come from? Dr. William Karesh, Executive Vice President for Health and Policy at EcoHealth Alliance, speaks with Loni Edwards, Founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about the connection between the health of our ecosystem, animals, and humans.
39:59
August 13, 2018
Traveling with your pet 101 with Ella Bean The Dog and her mom, Hilary Sloan | PetInsider
Leaving your furry best friend home while on vacation is one of the only negatives of a fun trip. Why not take your pet with you instead? Hilary Sloan, human to one of the most well-traveled pet influencers, Ella Bean, speaks with Loni Edwards, Founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about the best ways to travel with your dog, from airplanes, to hotels, and even abroad.
37:11
August 6, 2018
Dog Training Dos and Don'ts with Pet Expert, Travis Brorsen | PetInsider
Training a new dog can sometimes feel like an uphill battle, but it's very likely that our actions are causing our furry friends to misbehave. Travis Brorsen, Founder of Greatest American Dog Trainers and host of Animal Planet's My Big Fat Pet Makeover, speaks with Loni Edwards, Founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about what to do and not to do when you bring home a new pet, how to choose the right dog for your lifestyle, and how our behaviors can negatively impact our pets.
43:42
July 30, 2018
Dogs of Instagram with Ahmed El Shourbagy and Ashley Paguyo El Shourbagy | PetInsider
If you, like millions of others, follow Dogs of Instagram, you probably have noticed the high quality photos and engaging content, but there's much more that goes into running such a widely successful Instagram account. Ahmed El Shourbagy and Ashley Paguyo El Shourbagy, the people behind Dogs of Instagram, speak with Loni Edwards, Founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about how they accrued such a large following, how they maintain their founding principles for the account, and how the account has inspired them to create their own e-commerce site.
34:52
July 23, 2018
Ivy Schamis of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on how service dogs can help humans heal after tragedy | PetInsider
We all know of the horrific events that took place on February 14, 2018 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, but not many know about the amazing service animals that are helping the students and teachers recover after tragedy. Ivy Schamis, a teacher who lost two students in her History of the Holocaust class, speaks with Loni Edwards, the founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about how her service dog, Luigi, is helping her and her students heal.
25:58
July 16, 2018
The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) with Executive Director, Stephen Wells | PetInsider
Our pets are a part of our families, but our laws are out of touch and view them as property, and don't protect them as well as they should. Stephen Wells, the Executive Director of the ALDF, speaks with Loni Edwards, Founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about the current state of animals' rights in America, landmark cases the ALDF has worked on to bring change, and how we all can get involved to create a better future for animals in our country.
51:11
July 9, 2018
Mario Gabelli and Daniel Miller on the first ever pet ETMF, The Gabelli Pet Parent Fund | PetInsider
Mario Gabelli, founder, chairman and CEO of GAMCO Investors, and Daniel Miller, lead portfolio manager of the Gabelli Focus Five Fund and a Managing Director of GAMCO, feel strongly about the value of the pet industry. Loni Edwards, Founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, speaks with Mario and Daniel about their new Gabelli Pet Parent Fund - the first pet ETMF, the finance side of the pet world, and their predictions for the future of the pet industry.
25:46
July 2, 2018
Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund with Ryan Beauchesne | PetInsider
Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund is one of the most successful pet accounts on Facebook. Perhaps you've watched his hilarious videos or seen some of his eye-catching costumes. But behind the scenes, there's an entire business being run. Crusoe's human, Ryan Beauchesne, speaks with Loni Edwards, Founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about how Crusoe rose to Facebook fame, how he creates such engaging video content, and how this experience has led him to explore other entrepreneurial endeavors from top-selling books to dog ramps.
34:22
June 25, 2018
Keeping pets safe with Dr. Lisa Lippman | PetInsider
You love your pets like they're your children, but are you really taking every precaution to protect them? NYC's premiere house call veterinarian, Dr. Lisa Lippman, speaks with Loni Edwards, Founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about the hidden dangers to watch out for to protect your pet.
37:08
June 18, 2018
Tuna Melts OUR Hearts! with Courtney Dasher | PetInsider
If you're one of the millions of people who follow @TunaMeltsMyHeart on social media, you know just how adorable and funny this little pup is, but do you know the story of how he got to where he is today? Tuna's human, Courtney Dasher, speaks with Loni Edwards, Founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about how she came to be Tuna's mom, his rise to fame, and how their lives have changed since.
36:39
June 11, 2018
Where did dogs come from with Adam Boyko | PetInsider
Where did dogs come from? How did their bond with humans form? Adam Boyko, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and Co-Founder of Embark, a leader in canine DNA research, speaks with Loni Edwards, Founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about the history of man's best friend, the genetic research he's doing to reduce disease in pups, and more!
38:17
June 4, 2018
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