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Wear Wag Repeat Podcast

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Meet cool, creative women entrepreneurs in the pet industry. Tori Mistick, the dog mom behind award winning blog Wear Wag Repeat, is talking to dog moms across North America who are inspired by the joy, fun and pure love that their dogs bring to their lives. These women have named their companies after their pups, created products to help them, and even raised money to help other pets in need. If working alongside your dog is your dream, then you will love this podcast!

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Meet cool, creative women entrepreneurs in the pet industry. Tori Mistick, the dog mom behind award winning blog Wear Wag Repeat, is talking to dog moms across North America who are inspired by the joy, fun and pure love that their dogs bring to their lives. These women have named their companies after their pups, created products to help them, and even raised money to help other pets in need. If working alongside your dog is your dream, then you will love this podcast!

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Expertise on Fire!!

By DogLikeMe - Oct 22 2019
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Tori’s podcasts are truly insightful. She’s very generous in sharing her personal experiences and using examples based what’s worked well (or not) for her. Talk about a wide variety of topics too!! Tori offers tips and tricks that I haven’t heard elsewhere and as she becomes even more successful, she continues to broaden the topics she and her guests cover! Thanks Tori 👍👍

My fav!

By creepintoes - Feb 28 2019
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Love this podcast! Perfect for dog moms of all kinds!

iTunes Ratings

40 Ratings
Average Ratings
39
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1
0

Expertise on Fire!!

By DogLikeMe - Oct 22 2019
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Tori’s podcasts are truly insightful. She’s very generous in sharing her personal experiences and using examples based what’s worked well (or not) for her. Talk about a wide variety of topics too!! Tori offers tips and tricks that I haven’t heard elsewhere and as she becomes even more successful, she continues to broaden the topics she and her guests cover! Thanks Tori 👍👍

My fav!

By creepintoes - Feb 28 2019
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Love this podcast! Perfect for dog moms of all kinds!
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Wear Wag Repeat Podcast

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Meet cool, creative women entrepreneurs in the pet industry. Tori Mistick, the dog mom behind award winning blog Wear Wag Repeat, is talking to dog moms across North America who are inspired by the joy, fun and pure love that their dogs bring to their lives. These women have named their companies after their pups, created products to help them, and even raised money to help other pets in need. If working alongside your dog is your dream, then you will love this podcast!

Rank #1: Milla Chappell of Real Happy Dogs Finds Plenty of Dog Love in New York City

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Milla Chappell of Real Happy Dogs is a documentary dog photographer based in the East Village who specializes in "Day in the Life" sessions of dogs and the people who love them. As a personal project, Milla works with local rescue groups to photograph and share success stories of rescued dogs in order to raise awareness about the importance of adopting senior, handicapped, and abused animals.

Learn her top tips on capturing great photos of your dog, her favorite dog friendly parks and businesses in New York City and you’ll also hear about how her Boxer adjusted to life in the big city after their move up from Pittsburgh.

For show notes: http://wearwagrepeat.com/podcast-episode-1

Oct 04 2017

25mins

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Rank #2: Megan Sutherland of Pictory Productions Lives a Dog Inspired Life

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Megan Sutherland of Pictory Productions explains how to be inspired by you dog's ability to live in the moment to prioritize your work-life balance. Learn what a puppy proposal package is (you'll want to share this episode with your guy!). You'll also get some tips on having your dog at your wedding. 

Megan Sutherland is a videographer that loves to film weddings and creative brands. She lives in downtown Pittsburgh with her husband and French Bulldog, Harold.

For show notes: http://wearwagrepeat.com/podcast-episode-6

Nov 03 2017

22mins

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Rank #3: 42 | Building a PetSitter Community with Ramsey Timmons of PetPawneur

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On this episode, I’m talking to a woman who’s made caring for geriatric and special needs pets her business. As you listen you’ll hear how important it is to be passionate about what you do if you want to work with pets. She also talks about various dog sitting apps and the virtual community of pet sitters that she’s building so everyone can connect with likeminded pet industry entrepreneurs.

(00:00) Intro(00:29) Introducing Ramsey Timmons of PetPawneur(03:21) Ramsey shares what her full time work is(11:25) The real reason why Ramsey started PetPawneur(14:45) Advice for start out as a petsitter(22:41) How Ramsey markets her services(29:50) The subscription tool Ramsey recommends for petsitters

The rest of the shownotes are at wearwagrepeat.com/podcast.

Jan 09 2019

36mins

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Rank #4: 49 | Creating a Style Savvy Dog Bakery with Jen Mello of Spotted Dog Bakery

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On this episode, I’m talking to a design savvy pastry chef who’s turned her skills toward the pet industry and creates goodies that not only look Pinterest perfect, but are healthy for your dog! We talk about how she finds inspiration, the key to working with brand ambassadors and a few tools that enable her to run this whole business on her own.

(00:00) Intro(01:39) Introducing Jen Mello of Spotted Dog Bakery(03:32) What makes Jen’s cakes unique(05:16) How Jen finds inspiration(09:27) What trials and errors Jen experienced starting her dog bakery(13:25) How Jen approaches collaborations with other dog brands(15:45) How to create an ambassador program for your dog brand(18:58) How Jen’s 3 dogs have influenced her business(21:53) Why Jen has branched out of just selling cakes(23:26) What cake Jen is most proud of(24:46) What tools Jen uses in her business(28:20) Where to find Jen Mello

The rest of the shownotes are at wearwagrepeat.com/podcast.

Feb 27 2019

29mins

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Rank #5: 63 | How to Set Up a Rewards Program For Your Online Shop

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One of the best ways to market your online store is to have customers who already love you singing your praises to their friends. In this episode, I’m going to walk you through how to set up a rewards program for your online shop. I’ll cover various apps you can use to build it, things to consider when structuring your program and how to get the word out about it.

The rest of the shownotes are at wearwagrepeat.com/podcast.

May 29 2019

21mins

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Rank #6: 69 | Instagram Growth Tips from a Top Dog Influencer with Hana Kim

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On this episode, we’re geeking out on Instagram! I got to talk to the dog mom behind @MyCanineLife, a huge account that’s all about exploring, camping and living it up with dogs. We discuss her top Instagram growth tips, how to handle accounts with multiple dogs and some gear recommendations. This is a great episode for anyone looking to reach more people on Instagram, whether you have a brand or you’re a dog momager!

The rest of the shownotes can be found at wearwagrepeat.com/podcast

Jul 10 2019

31mins

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Rank #7: Pet Photographer Jenny Karlsson Talks About Money!

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Jenny Karlsson of Financials for Creatives is talking to us about money! Dog treats don't grow on trees, so how can you create a budget for your business and your dog? Learn how you can use tarot to tap into your financial personality... and get some professional tips on the best way to capture your dog's personality in photos. 

Jenny Karlsson is the founder of Financials for Creatives and has been a pet photographer for over 6 years.

For show notes: http://wearwagrepeat.com/podcast-episode-9

Dec 14 2017

28mins

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Rank #8: 33| Busting Myths About CBD Oil for Your Pets with Erin Mastopietro

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In this episode, you'll hear from Erin Mastopietro, the founder of Dope Dog, a hemp product line that helps dogs who struggle with anxiety, joint pain, and even epilepsy! There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to giving your dogs cannabis products. Find out the answer to the most common concern about your dog getting high and hear Erin’s best business advice!

(00:00) Intro(00:30) Introducing Erin Mastopietro of Dope Dog(02:31) Learn what Dope Dog sells(04:56) The uses for CBD oil for dogs(07:30) Hemp products and epilepsy(08:18) Biggest myths about cannabis for dogs(10:54) How Erin and her boyfriend started Dope Dog(12:55) Where Erin found retailers to carry their products(14:23) Erin’s experience working in the packaged goods industry(15:42) The best business advice along their journey(17:31) Erin’s top business books suggestions(19:32) How to stay focused in business(20:55) Advice Erin would give herself early in business(21:40) Get to know Erin’s two dogs(23:46) How Erin is like her dog Zoe(24:55) Where to find Dope Dog

The rest of the shownotes are at wearwagrepeat.com/podcast.

Nov 14 2018

25mins

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Rank #9: 82 | How to Create a Drop Shipping Pet Boutique

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On this episode, I’m talking to Brooke Lima, the creator of [found by] fetch about starting an online shop for people and pups. We discuss the pros and cons of carrying inventory versus drop shipping, how to assemble a team to help with photos, graphics, brainstorming and more. And then we also talk about finding inspiration - both from the amazing women makers in the pet industry and the animal rescue organizations that give all of this work meaning.

The rest of the shownotes can be found at wearwagrepeat.com/podcast

Oct 09 2019

30mins

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Rank #10: Hayley Whitfield of Wolfpack NYC Creates Luxury Dog Apparel

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On this episode we get into the details of how to create a dog accessories brand - from coming up with a concept and identifying your customer, to finding manufacturers and wholesale accounts. At a startup you have to wear many hats, so listen to find out how this entrepreneur handles it all.

Wolfpack NYC was founded by Australian native Hayley Whitfield and was fueled by her desire to create a beautiful winter coat for her mini-poodle Rosa. Hayley is currently based in New York City.

For show notes: http://wearwagrepeat.com/podcast-episode-12

Jan 18 2018

29mins

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Rank #11: 81 | Finding Success as a Dog Portrait Artist

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In this episode I’m talking to the dog mom of Mary Evelyn Studio Art, she’s an artist I’ve gotten to know over the past few years and she’s done watercolor portraits of both Lucy and Burt! We talk about how she got into pet portraits, specifically in watercolor, and how she’s grown her business to include commissions, workshops, online classes and collaborations such as a new illustrated book series. As this episode comes out, Mary Evelyn celebrates Puptober in a series of portraits that you can find on her Instagram account.

The rest of the shownotes can be found at wearwagrepeat.com/podcast

Oct 02 2019

32mins

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Rank #12: Dana Humphey AKA The Pet Lady Shares PR Ideas for Your Brand

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Dana Humphrey is a creative pet PR guru known as The Pet Lady. Our conversation will definitely get your wheels turning and you’ll be inspired to plan a buzz worthy event for your brand. This advice is good for companies large or small, whether you have a product or a non-profit.

Dana's passion for pets extends beyond dogs, listen to hear about her pet frog Prince Charming!

Mar 02 2018

24mins

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Rank #13: 38 |Create A Brand Ambassador Program With Kelsey Gallipeau Of Barklyn Grace

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On this episode, I’m talking to a solopreneur who started a clothing line inspired by her love of dogs about 3 years ago. She’s single handedly grown it into a major brand with 50,000 instagram followers and over 2,000 brand ambassadors. The most inspiring part is that everything she does is cause based - a percentage of every sale goes to rescuing homeless dogs. Listen in to learn about how to get your own dream off the ground, email marketing tips and how she finds unique products and partnerships.

(00:00) Intro(00:29) Introducing Kelsey Gallipeau of Barklyn Grace(02:26) How Kelsey figured out how to make her designs(05:07) The timeline of planning the designs for an ecommerce shop(08:36) Kelsey’s strategy for working with other pet brands(10:55) Email marketing tips + tricks(16:36) What Kelsey is most proud of when it comes to Barklyn Grace(19:10) Meet Kelsey’s dogs (21:42) What automations help Kelsey run Barklyn Grace(22:26) Advice about taking the leap from your 9 to 5

The rest of the shownotes are at wearwagrepeat.com/podcast.

Dec 12 2018

25mins

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Rank #14: Kristin Trudeau of Dog Love Repeat Curates Artisan Made Dog Products

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Kristin Trudeau of Dog Love Repeat is a woman who started an online dog boutique that carries handmade artisan dog products may of which are made by women. She has formed unique partnerships that have allowed her to collaborate on exclusive prints, designs and treat flavors that you’ll only find in her shop. 

Show notes: http://wearwagrepeat.com/podcast-episode-18

Mar 22 2018

37mins

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Rank #15: 62 | Using Food Therapy To Help Your Dog Live a Healthier Life with Dr. Judy Morgan of Naturally Healthy Pets

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On today's episode, we’re taking a deep dive into what we feed our pets. Food is life, so what you feed your dog is going to make a big impact on them. Today, you’ll hear from an integrative veterinary medicine expert on how the right foods can help your dog live a longer, happier and healthier life. If you're interested in learning more about pet nutrition, check out episodes 60, 57, 35 and 20. At the end of this conversation, you’ll also get inspiring advice on the entrepreneurship journey that we’re all on.

(00:00) Intro (01:15) Introducing Dr. Judy Morgan(03:53) What is an integrative approach to pet health(08:16) Advantages of making your own dog food or dog treats(13:05) What is the superfood for dogs(20:35) Food therapy as part of the cancer treatment(26:26) What natural ways there are to protect our pets from parasites(35:32) Where to find Dr. Judy Morgan

The rest of the shownotes are at wearwagrepeat.com/podcast.

May 22 2019

37mins

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Rank #16: 70 | How To Make Your Dog an Instagram Influencer

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I get questions from people all the time on Instagram (and in real life) asking me what it’s like to be an influencer. Although it feels strange to describe myself with that term, the fact is that I’m influencing people with my online presence. I hope I’m influencing them to be happy, dog loving people! But I’m also suggesting places to go and products to buy that I believe in. By doing that through sponsored posts and affiliate links, I’m able to make an income with my influence. Want to hear what it’s really like to be a dog influencer? I’m pulling back the curtain in this episode!

The rest of the shownotes can be found at wearwagrepeat.com/podcast

Jul 17 2019

29mins

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Rank #17: 79 | Understanding CBD Products for Dogs

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In this episode, Tori Mistick shares the latest information she learned about CBD (AKA cannabinoid) products for your dog when she attended the SuperZoo pet industry trade show in August 2019. Tori will talk about how CBD can help your dog's quality of life, what she learned from three major brands at the trade show and keywords you should look for on labels of CBD products before you use them with your pets.

The rest of the shownotes can be found at wearwagrepeat.com/podcast

Sep 18 2019

24mins

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Rank #18: 45| How to Kickstarter Your Pet Business Idea with Rachel Bauman of Whyld River

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On this episode, I’m interviewing a woman who was inspired by a very cold camping trip to invent a solution to keep her dog warm and cozy on future trips. She tells us how she used kickstarter to fund the first run of production, how she connected with people online to figure out how to even do that and towards the end of the interview she shares a really touching story about how her company gives back to the community.

(00:00) Intro(00:29) Introducing Rachel Bauman of Whyld River(03:13) Why Rachel named her business Whyld River(05:00) Why Rachel loves being in the pet industry(08:26) Rachel’s advice about Kickstarter(12:41) The secrets of finding a manufacturing partner(16:45) Learn about Whyld River’s giveback program(20:25) What apps Rachel uses for her business(25:21) Hear about Rachel’s dog27:33) Where to find Rachel and Whyld River

The rest of the shownotes are at wearwagrepeat.com/podcast.

Jan 30 2019

28mins

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Rank #19: 59 | Turning Your Dog’s Birthday Party into A Business with Mandy Diaz of Pawty In a Box

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On this episode, I’m talking to a party planning entrepreneur who discovered an opportunity to create a product that she couldn’t find anywhere else. You’ll hear how she found inspiration, the risks she took to get it off the ground and how she found success by scaling back. You’ll also get some tips and ideas for planning your own puppy celebrations.

(00:00) Intro(00:55) Introducing Mandy Diaz, Pawty in a Box(02:21) How Mandy started her business from her own personal shopping trip(05:02) What the first pawty box was(09:30) What goes inside these boxes12:17) Where Mandy keeps all the boxes and who helps her with shipping(18:30) Advice on how to plan an awesome pawty for your pup(19:57) How Mandy manages her time(21:36) Mandy’s advice for dog moms starting their own business(24:56) How Handsome, Mandy’s dog, came into her life(26:02) Where to find Mandy Diaz

The rest of the shownotes are at wearwagrepeat.com/podcast.

May 01 2019

27mins

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Rank #20: 75 |The Human Side of Being a Dog Influencer

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On this episode we’re getting real… talking about how important it is to be authentic and show the human side of being a dog influencer. Today’s guest talked to me about how she decided to document her dog mommming through social media and blogging, how she uses bookmarks to keep her growing to-do list organized and her tips on  creating engaging Instagram stories.

The rest of the shownotes can be found at wearwagrepeat.com/podcast

Aug 21 2019

31mins

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