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Fortos Fort: 3 Years in the Making

Three years ago today, on a rainy Fourth of July, my daughter and I arrived in Alaska to take a look at a house in the small town of Willow. I am sure you know the story by now, I have talked about it many times before. Long story short, Nicole was given the choice to move here or to …

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Dog Works Radio Show

For almost four years I have been on an incredible journey hosting the Dog Works Radio Show. We have had some of the greatest guests in the world. Some of them have been world famous movie producers, authors and filmmakers, others have been cancer researchers, service dog advocates and even a dog that was campaigning for mayor in Denver. As …

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Smash that Ball Flea!

I am so proud of my little girl! Nicole is a freshman at Houston High School in Alaska and is the starting catcher on the junior varsity team and the back-up catcher on varsity. As a freshman! Nicole is away from home for the first time playing games in Kenai and Homer. On the way down she texted me and …

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Wendy’s Cool? Not!

In an effort to avoid not being beat down by the King and a Clown everybody’s favorite red headed step child, Wendy’s, is trying to re-invent itself. Starting late last year the burger chain came out with a line of new burgers that look an awful lot like the ones you might see at a Denver fast food joint, Smashburger. …

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Recipe Rants: Sticky Toffee Pudding

I know, I know, you are asking why is this crazy guy putting recipes on his blog AFTER Christmas when traditionally people cook and bake BEFORE the big holiday. Well, all I can say is you will see in the coming days the method to my madness. Today’s treat is from another Denver, CO restaurant that Michele and I absolutely …

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Holiday Pet Safety

My name is Robert Forto and I am the training director of Denver Dog Works and Alaska Dog Works. I am asked all the time about holiday do’s and don’ts from pet owners. While I always offer an article right around Christmas about training Christmas puppies I thought it would be wise to offer some tips to pet owners on holiday safety before the season’s …

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The home of Dog Works Radio in Alaska

The home of Dog Works Radio in Alaska. The studio is a work in progress but it’s up and running! Dog Works Radio is hosted by my wife, Michele and I and is presented by Denver Dog Works and Twine Group Radio. This weekly Internet radio program covers dog training, tips and tricks. book and video reviews, best selling authors and filmmakers, and topics …

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30 Days About Me. Day 13: Huge Impact

This article was originally written on July 14, 2010 but today’s topic was someone of something that has had a huge impact on my life. It was my dog, Ineka. Some would say but he’s just a dog… It is with a sad heart that I have to report that our dear friend, Ineka passed on yesterday, July 13, 2010. …

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A year living in Alaska

“If you want the ultimate, you have to be willing to pay the ultimate price”  -Bodhi (Patrick Swayze) in Point Break I arrived to Alaska bright eyed and bushy tailed exactly 365 1/4 days ago. That is exactly one year in case you have trouble with math. I was full of hope, optimism and dreams of the future. I had …

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Dog Works Radio presents Blanket ID

Martin Hubbard of Blanket ID joins hosts Robert and Michele Forto on Dog Works Radio August 7, 2011 at 2 p.m. Eastern Denver, CO–July 29, 2011–The owner of Blanket ID, Martin Hubbard joins Dog Works Radio with hosts Robert and Michele Forto. Callers are welcome to join the conversation during the show by calling (646)727-3839. The live, Internet talk-radio show …

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