Tag Archives: Pet

Dog Works Radio presents Rob Gutro

Join host, Robert Forto as we welcomes author, Rob Gutro, to talk about his new book, Pets and the Afterlife on Dog Works Radio. On this episode we talk to the author about the importance of grieving, what life energy is, how our pets communicate with us after they have passed and much more. Learn more about our guest here: …

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Team Ineka–Let’s Roll!!

Robert and Tyler of Team Ineka hit the trails of Willow, Alaska on a late season run with a 12 dog team around Lost Lady Loop and Bruno Blvd. This video will give our viewers what its like on a dog sled training run. The Dogs: Goose-Denali Sidney-Marble Raegan-Jewel Zak-Bodhi Magpie-Sophia Spencer-Shifter Related articles A visit with Team Ineka (teamineka.com) …

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Gone to the Dogs: Part II

It is true, the world has gone to the dogs. They are everywhere. They lose weight to chase after volkswagens, the bury the cat, they understand the economy and deposit their bones in the back yard. In this commercial the dogs try to parallel park. Parallel parking is something that I never mastered. In my 25 years of driving I …

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Gone to the Dogs

It is true, the world has gone to the dogs. They are everywhere. They lose weight to chase after volkswagens, the bury the cat, they understand the economy and deposit their bones in the back yard. Now they are trying to hit the lake to spend the day on a canoe. Funny thing is the dog drives a trailer just …

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Team Ineka at the Sled Dog Stampede

On Sunday, Team Ineka’s Robert and Tyler Forto took part in the sled dog stampede at the Willow Winter Carnival in Alaska. We had so much fun! (Well, after about 12 guys, a couple shovels helped get our dog truck un-stuck) The Stampede goes a little something like this: A team of two mushers and up to an eight dog …

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You Got a Christmas Puppy, Now What?

You got a Christmas puppy. Now what? Training your dog for the Holidays The packages tied with ribbon and bows, the tinsel and stockings, and the roast beast are all but a faint memory.  The sweet little bundle of joy that was nestled beneath the tree Christmas morning is by now a barking menacing terror! What to do?  Surely we cannot …

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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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A Christmas Puppy for a Gift? Maybe Not

A Christmas Puppy for a Gift? Maybe Not Events of this Christmas will have a profound impact on the dog training industry in April. All those cute puppy-in-a-stocking photos prompt unsuspecting people to give dogs as gifts, inevitably resulting in a high rate of premium business for me and my colleagues. A Christmas Puppy? Maybe Not “Christmas puppies” often are …

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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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A Visit with Team Ineka

I was interviewed yesterday for a blog about my dogs and Team Ineka. I am so thankful for the opportunity. Check it out! Oh Dog!  I am SO excited!  Today I’m talking with Robert Forto of Dog Works Training Centers about his sled dog teams. Why am I so excited?  Well, as you know, I am a Malamute, and Malamutes …

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