Free Range Dogs

Free Range Dogs

Web Parton
Learn the skills needed to explore the great outdoors with a human’s best friend, unleashed! While there are a lot of folks making noise out there, if Web tells you something about dogs, you should listen to him. A natural story teller, Web’s words are engaging and authentic because they are coming from someone who has spent a lifetime out there with dogs. Enjoy a diverse slate of all-things-dog related topics which are geared to help you and your dog be off lead and safe while exploring the natural world.
EP 32: New Adventures with Free Range Dogs in the Pacific Northwest
In this brief final episode of the Free Range Dogs podcast, Web speaks with his wife, Nicole, about their upcoming move to the Pacific Northwest. They will continue with Free Range Dogs training and support and will be adding Web’s innovative Porcupine Aversion training for dogs to protect them from a very common danger in the Pacific Northwest. Although the podcast will be coming to an end, the website resources and blogging will continue, and look in the near future for short videos on Free Range Dogs and the Free Range Dogs lifestyle. As always, please reach out to Web for any questions dog related at [email protected] or give him a call at 520-465-3460. He is available for rattlesnake aversion training, free range dogs training, and will soon be offering porcupine aversion training. Stay Tuned for new adventures! Learn More: https://freerangedogs.com/ep-32-new-adventures-with-free-range-dogs-in-the-pacific-northwest/
Dec 14, 2023
6 min
EP 31: Making a Difference in our Environment
In this episode, Web talks again to his longtime friend and colleague, David Gowdey, about working as an environmental advocate.  The conversation begins by acknowledging that in the past, all hunters were also conservationists who worked to maintain the natural world and the animals that lived in it.  As Web and Dave are both bird hunters, they have experienced firsthand the significant changes and declines in habitat and bird populations and have been involved in efforts to restore habitat and prevent its destruction. Learn more: https://freerangedogs.com/ep-31-making-a-difference-in-our-environment/
Nov 16, 2023
1 hr
EP 30:  Dogs- Our True Companions for 100,000 Years
In this episode, Web speaks with Chris Madson, who has an MS in wildlife ecology from the University of Wisconsin. He has been editor of Kansas Wildlife and Wyoming Wildlife. A freelance writer and photographer, he is published in Audubon, Outdoor Life, National Wildlife, Nature Conservancy Magazine, High Country News, DU, Wing and Shot, Pheasants Forever, and Sporting Classics, to name some of the many publications that carry his work regularly. He lives in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Learn more: https://freerangedogs.com/ep-30-dogs-our-true-companions-for-100000-years/
Nov 2, 2023
56 min
EP 29: Dogs, Falcons, and the Free Range Dog Lifestyle in Montana
In this episode, Web speaks with Dave Allen, a professional wildlife photographer, falconer, and dog lover who divides his time between Sierra Vista, Arizona, and Montana.  Dave talks about growing up where the culture regarding dogs was that they lived separately in outdoor quarters and were considered tools for hunting.  As an adult, meeting and hunting with Web transformed his view of dogs who now live in the house with him and his wife and are an important part of the family. Learn more: https://freerangedogs.com/ep-29-dogs-falcons-and-the-free-range-dog-lifestyle-in-montana/  
Oct 19, 2023
1 hr 1 min
EP 28: Eli & Shannon Walton in Jackson, Wyoming
In this episode, Web speaks with Shannon Walton, a professional outdoor guide for 15 years, and the former Executive Director of the Redside Foundation which provides mental health services for professional outdoor guides in Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. Learn more: https://freerangedogs.com/ep-28-eli-shannon-walton-in-jackson-wyoming/
Oct 5, 2023
48 min
EP 27:  The Adventures of Abu Doggi in Seattle, WA
In this episode, Web speaks to his niece, Sophie Campbell, about her adventures as an active-duty Navy Officer nurse in the Kingdom of Bahrain, and how she came to find Abu Doggi, her beloved canine companion. Learn more: https://freerangedogs.com/ep-27-the-adventures-of-abu-doggi-in-seattle-wa/
Sep 21, 2023
46 min
EP 26: A Sonoran Desert Javelina & Dog Thriller in Oracle, AZ
In this episode, Web speaks with a long-time friend and dog lover, Mike Merry, who shares a story about a terrifying encounter he and his dog, Gizmo, had with a herd of javelinas when they were out bird hunting near Oracle, Arizona. Learn more: https://freerangedogs.com/ep-26-a-sonoran-desert-javelina-dog-thriller-in-oracle-az/
Sep 7, 2023
31 min
EP 25:  The Rhythm of Ryman Setters in Lewiston, Montana
In this episode, Web speaks with Christine Taylor, who, with her husband Rick, owned Setters West Kennels which bred and sold Ryman setters from 1995-2022. She speaks about the characteristics of the Ryman setters and her experiences with dog breeding and running the Pheasant Tales Bed & Bistro in Montana. Learn more: https://freerangedogs.com/ep-25-the-rhythm-of-ryman-setters-in-lewiston-montana/
Aug 24, 2023
52 min
EP 24:  Adventures with Fly Fishing Setters in Kalispell, Montana
In this episode, Web speaks with a longtime friend, Rob Breeding, about English setters, dog training and fly fishing. Rob is a lifelong journalist and journalism professor, who currently teaches at the University of Nebraska in Kearney, NE. Learn more: https://freerangedogs.com/ep-24-adventures-with-fly-fishing-setters-in-kalispell-montana
Aug 10, 2023
1 hr
EP 23:  Jump Starting a Dog’s Scenting Abilities in Patagonia, AZ
In this episode, Web returns to Patagonia, AZ, to speak with Kelly Kirby, owner of LunaRita Outfitters.  They engage in a discussion regarding dog training techniques they are developing to help dogs in both aversion training and bird dog training. Learn more: https://freerangedogs.com/ep-23-jump-starting-a-dogs-scenting-abilities-in-patagonia-az/
Jul 27, 2023
48 min
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