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Maria Bell hosts a podcast talking to people the world over about their beautiful dogs.

Just us talking about our dogs and why we love 'em - fond memories and naughty tales

Listen to Dog Stories, the podcast - click here

Episode 1 Maria Bell & Misty

Maria recalls getting Misty, her very first dog.

Maria Bell is an artist and photographer from Toronto Canada.  She is the creator of The Dogs of Oakville book series, a project that has helped raise over $125,000 for The Oakville & Milton Humane Society. Maria recalls getting Misty, her very first dog

Episode 2 Nick Koudis & Muji

Nick Koudis started out in NYC. As a charter photographer at Getty Images, his stock images have since been published worldwide. On assignment, he’s photographed multiple covers of Time magazine and since 2000, he has been photographing celebrities in Los Angeles, where he now resides. His work has received the One Show award, Andy Awards for advertising, PDN/Nikon Awards, among others.

EPISODE 3 A story from the spectator

Maria reads a story from The Spectator on the topic of canine jealously 

Episode 4 Johannes Linstead & Scamper

From being named Canada’s “Guitarist of the Year,” to winning eight “Best Album” awards, to seven top-ten US Billboard charting albums, and winning the “People’s Choice” award in the UK, Johannes Linstead has become recognized internationally as one of the best selling guitarists in the Instrumental, Jazz and World Music genres.

Episode 5 Barb Smith & Captain

In this episode I'm chatting with Barb Smith. We've been the best of friends for over 40 years. Barb lives in Oakville and just recently retired, following a 30 year career in community relations. She has been an animal lover her entire life and has had many pets over the years including dogs, cats, horses, an iguana, a ferret, a chinchilla and an African Grey Parrot to name just a few. Today's story is about her Sheltie, Captain

Episode 6. Patricia Toth & Biko

Today we are chatting with Patricia Toth about her dog Biko, a Bipoo ( Bichon Frise/Poodle) she had when her children were little.  

Trish has always loved the arts and the creative process. Although once an executive in technology, she redirected her focus to painting, drawing and sculpting in the early 2000s. In 2010 her interest in photography led to her current specialty in portraits of children, landscapes and animals.

Episode 7 Dr Lisa Smith & Ozzie Coming Feb 20