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Can I Pet Your Dog?

Can I Pet Your Dog? is a show for unapologetic dog lovers. Every Tuesday, hosts Renee and Allegra tell you about dogs they've met, dogs in the news, and any other dog they can think of. If they see a dog, they're going to pet it.
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Dec 29, 2015

Well friends, things are a little rough health-wise over here at CIPYD HQ! Don't worry, we didn't let it stop us from bringing you a brand new episode! On this episode, Renee tells us about a very special dog she met over the holidays. Allegra teaches us about Giant Schnauzers in this week's Mutt Minute. Renee, Allegra and Travis share their dogs' New Year's Resolutions! Finally, Allegra tells us about a brand new "dog collecting" game in Dog Tech! Don't mind the coughing, enjoy the episode!

Dec 22, 2015

Happy Holidays everyone! We've brought a sack full of presents for you! First, enjoy this very special and personal Dog We Met This Week! In Mutt Minute, unwrap some Cairn Terrier knowledge! We've got a box full of interview with Matt Nelson of @Dog_Rates fame! And what's that behind the couch? It's the special present of a newly elected dog mayor! Feel free to return anything that doesn't fit right!

Dec 15, 2015

A chill is in the air, but it's warm in the studio! Travis is back this week and we welcome him with a brand new title! In Dogs We Met, Renee encountered two pugs or perhaps we should say "puglets"? Have you noticed less and less Cocker Spaniels around? Could there be a reason?! Learn all about them in Mutt Minute! We are joined this week by the amazing Noël Wells (SNL, Master of None). Not only is she an amazing guest, she just might have the pitch for the dog movie hit of the summer! In Dog News, Allegra shares an interesting study on how having pets with you impacts your sleep! (Hint: based on how our show goes, you can probably figure out what the study found!) Come on in and warm up!

Dec 8, 2015

What an extra special episode this week! First, we've got an extra special producer this week! Former guest and friend of the show Teresa McElroy is working the sound board this week! In Dogs We Met, three very special dogs! In Mutt Minute, the very rare (and very special!) Stabyhoun! We've got a very special guest this week, the hilarious Emily Heller joins us to share stories of her childhood dogs!  Meals on Wheels has a very special branch called PALS that helps care for their clients pets! And did you catch that very special interview with Carrie Fisher and her dog? The specialness never ends!

Dec 1, 2015

Have we got a special deal for you! It's a special twofer episode! We have two, I repeat TWO dogs we met this week. Allegra met a fat Chihuahua at the dog park and Travis met the puppiest puppy at an appliance store. We're joined by comedian and podcaster Will Weldon about his incredibly quirky dog Lenny! Will sticks around so Allegra can give us a Mutt Minute on Basset Hounds. Renee has not one, but TWO pieces of Cool Dog Tech! Someone had the genius idea to film their weeding using their dog as a camera person. Also, science has invented a camera that is triggered by a dog's heart rate. Mostly, they seem to take pictures of beans a lot. You're really going to get some great bang for your buck on this one folks!

Nov 24, 2015

It's that very special time of year once again! Happy two days before Thanksgiving! In very special Dogs We Met This Week, has Renee met a possible love interest? Or just another weirdo pretending they have a dog? We may never know! In Mutt  Minute, learn all about the Catahoula Leopard Dog! Also, learn all about the fascinating world of official State Dogs! We are so excited to be joined this week by comedian, actress and awesome person Stacy Rumaker! She tells us all about her time as a dog sitter and about her very exciting dog news! Finally, we tell you what we're thankful for! (Hint: we're mostly thankful for YOU!)

Nov 17, 2015

We're so happy you're here! Welcome once again to the show! We start this one off with Dereck the Chubby Puggle in Dogs We Met This Week.  Have you heard about the Bernese Mountain Dog? Well, you'll hear all about it in Mutt Minute! Every so often, we talk about humans on this show. Come, hear the ball of Mr. Dogtruckman in Human Hero! We're so excited to be joined this week by Jeff Wysaski from http://www.pleated-jeans.com/ as he tells us all about Boomer and Freebie! And finally, Otto the dog has set a new world record by skateboarding between a bunch of people's legs!

Nov 10, 2015

What an episode! We've got so much great stuff for you! We've got a pretty epic Dog We Met This Week two-fer! And yes, the ladies DO embarrass themselves! In Mutt Minute, a split-nosed non-barking dog! We're joined this week by Margaret Willison of NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour, Two Bossy Dames and Appointment TV! Spoiler alert, she is aaaaaaa-dorable! She has a long distance dog dedication that'll win your heart! Finally, be ready to have your heart won once again when you learn about a Hero Dog named Sgt. Stubby. He's a hero and you (like us) will wonder why he doesn't have his own animated movie yet!

Nov 3, 2015

Welcome, welcome, welcome all! We're joined this week by super-guest Asterios Kokkinos for the whole episode! You probably know him from a bunch of things including writing for MaxFun's own International Waters! And he brought PRESENTS! Also on this episode, a new segment called "Paws Cause" and this week it's all about wine! In Dogs We Met This Week, Buttercup proves to be a terrible wing-dog! This week's Mutt Minute is all about the Tibetan Mastiff (and it's puppies)! Have you guys heard abou the all Pug Hamlet called "Puglet"?! Trust us, it's great! Then we make Asterios tells us a touching dog immigration story! And join us for a Cool Dog Tech for a perfect match! This episode is jam packed with awesome!

Oct 27, 2015

This week we are getting spooky! But first, here all about the working dog we met this week! Spoiler alert, it involves Renee embarrassing herself! In Mutt Minute, learn all about the amazing Otter Hound! We're joined by Teresa McElroy to discuss being a professional dog walker (and also Travis's wife and Buttercup's owner!) We've got some spooky stories of doggy destruction. We wrap it all up with some last minute doggy costume ideas! Have fun this Howl-oween!

Oct 20, 2015

Oh boy! Have we got a real humdinger for you this week! We have a very special Dog We Met This Week! You want to know about Great Danes? We're talking about them in Mutt Minute! We are so happy to welcome Molly Bloomfield to the show! She's an admin for the popular Facebook group/hobby Dogspotting! We've got some very Cool Dog News this week all about a Domestic Shelter opening a dog park! We also announce this week's TBT dog photo winner! I told you it was a humdinger!

Oct 13, 2015

We did it! Another episode in the books! In Dogs We Met, Allegra is denied a meeting and we all get angry on her behalf! We also discuss the leash code! In Mutt Minute, the controversial breed... type? Breed? The Mountain Feist! Two big pieces of dog news: It's Pit Bull Awareness Month! Also, Amtrak has made some small changes to it's policy on allowing dog passengers! We are so excited to be joined this week by Broadway superstar Lesli Margherita! You're going to be excited too! We also have our first winner of our Throw Back Thursday picture contest and we announce our October contest! Enjoy and tell a friend! 

Oct 6, 2015

Have you ever seen a dog-a-day calendar? We would definitely need to own it if you have one. Maybe we'll make one using pictures you send us! October will, of course, be all dogs in costume! Renee tells us the harrowing tale of meeting Zion the Great Dane! Allegra educates us all about show favorite Vizslas in Mutt Minute! In Cool Dog News, welcome to the DogFriends Club (on Tumblr) and bask in the glory of BeeDogs! We're joined by Janine Kahn to learn all about Dogster.com and her dog Mister Moxie! All that plus Oh I Should Mention! Thanks for stopping by!

Sep 29, 2015

Wow, ten episodes and they said it couldn't be done! Actually, no one said that, but we're still really excited! We start off with a look back at 10 episodes of memories and the toys we lost along the way. Then, Renee has her most successful mutt minute yet! We're joined by writer, philanthropist and all-around awesome person Anne Wheaton! Anne tells us all about her dogs and dog-related activities! Finally, we tell you all about a human hero and his dog train dream-made-real! Enjoy!

Sep 22, 2015

On this episode, the dog we met this week IS IN THE STUDIO WITH US!!! Is such a thing even possible?!?! ...yes. Renee has found an island in Canada that represents her idea of paradise. In this week's Mutt Minute, the Irish Wolfhound! We have an interview with actress, writer and funny person Nicole Byer! Then, learn all about a record setting soccer dog! Finally, an update on Norbert the Dog and our new favorite dog Vine! What a week!

Sep 15, 2015

It's time once again friends! We met two amazing dogs this week! A Pomeranian in Vegas and Buzz in the desert, WHAT A WEEK! Renee tells up all about the New Guinea Singing Dog in this week's Mutt Minute! Be prepared to be overwhelmed by cuteness when we tell you about Norbert the Hero Dog! We're joined by Chelsey Crisp (Fresh Off The Boat) so she can tell us all about her dog history! Finally, a new segment filled with all the things we thought we should mention! The Rock, Tom Hardy and Jesse Thorn, it will all make sense we promise!

Sep 8, 2015

Sit right down and enjoy another episode of Can I Pet Your Dog! On this episode, Travis tells us all about a dog he met while on the road! Renee and Allegra both did some dog-sitting this week! We finally get into a heated debate about big dogs, small dogs and medium dogs! Which team are you on? we also have another installment of Mutt Minute! And finally, Allegra tells us all about a new app in Stupid Dog Tech! Join us, won't you?

Sep 1, 2015

Welcome to another episode of Can I Pet Your Dog! On this episode, Renee talks about a dog she has not met but desperately wants to! Have any ideas for costumes for your dog this Halloween? Be sure to share them and any photos you have of your dog dressed up with us! We've got some exciting dog news in Dog Victories this week! Allegra has something to admit in this week's Mutt Minute! Finally, hear all about the heroic tale of WW2 hero Smoky: The Yorkie Doodle Dandy! Don't forget to share your dog pictures with us on Twitter and Instagram! @CIPYDPodcast

Aug 25, 2015

Happy National Dog Day Eve everyone! Do you have big plans for NDD? How about listening to our show and sharing it with your friends and family! We have lots of other suggestions for how to celebrate in this very special episode! Allegra tells Renee and Travis about a "Dog-saster" she experienced. In Mutt Minute this week, we learn all about the Lancashire Heeler. We're joined by trainer Melissa Munoz of Pawsitive Perspective Animal Training! Not only is she full of helpful training tips, she tells us all about working with hearing impaired dogs! Trust us, this one is a good one!

Aug 18, 2015

Hello and welcome once again to another episode! As always, we're ready to talk about the dog's we met this week, but first we consider a drastic name change in order to sound more like a morning radio show! We play a brand new game that we're calling "Name That Dog!" and have an extensive conversation on imaginary dogs! Actress Julie Ann Emery (Better Call Saul, Fargo) tells us all about her late dog Baxter (Spoiler: he was a pretty great dog!) Another brand new segment this week that we're calling "Mutt Minute!" Renee challenges Allegra to tell us everything she can about Clumber Spaniels in just 60 seconds! Finally, the entertainment world recently lost a great dog actor. We pay tribute to Uggie, the canine star of films such as The Artist and Water for Elephants!

Aug 11, 2015

Hello again friends! This week, we talk with Jess Rona a professional dog groomer, and she answers all your questions! Well, all the ones we had time for! We talk about two dogs Allegra met this week. We tell you all about another weird dog app sweeping the nation! Travis gives us all the details on Meysi, the world's (possibly) smallest dog. All that and now that Renee has had some time to think, she would like to share her thoughts on whether or not she should get a dog! Don't forget to send us pictures of YOUR dogs to our Twitter and Instagram: @CIPYDPodcast!

Aug 4, 2015

We're back with episode two and we've got lots of updates for you! We learned all about guide dogs and what might cause a career change. Renee has lots to tell you about dog-sitting Pistachio! What dogs did we meet this week? Your dogs! We've received a ton of pictures of your dogs and we couldn't be happier! The big news this week: Renee and Allegra went to Corgi Beach Day! Not only was it awesome, they heard the greatest dog song ever. Also, allow us to introduce you to Maisy, the world's (possibly) smallest dog! Don't forget to send us pictures of YOUR dogs to our Twitter and Instagram: @CIPYDPodcast!

Jul 29, 2015

Welcome to the first episode! We jam-packed this one full of goodies just for you. Hear all about Renee's lovely encounter with a failed therapy dog. We'll tell you all about the newest dating app FOR DOGS! Our producer and resident dog training expert Travis McElroy chimes in with some training tips! We're very excited to have Lin-Manuel Miranda on the show! Lin is a Tony award winner, the writer of the smash hit musical "Hamilton" and (more importantly) owner of the adorable Tobi the dog! Don't forget to send us pictures of YOUR dogs to our Twitter and Instagram: @CIPYDPodcast!

Jun 30, 2015

Hello and welcome to CIPYD! What's CIPYD? Can I Pet Your Dog is the podcast for unashamed dog lovers! Every Monday, your hosts Renee Colvert and Allegra Ringo will tell you about dogs they've met, dogs in the news and any other dog they can think of! They'll even have guests! Whether you're a dog owner, a dog enthusiast or just someone who likes great podcast, this is the show for you!

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