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I'm Tori Mistick. I also answer to 'dog lady'

... and I have a soft spot for senior dogs 🐾

Learn how to live your best life with dogs as a pet parent and petpreneur! I share about 👉🏽dog enrichment 👉🏽dog wellness 👉🏽 my pet industry podcast 👉🏽how to grow your pet business

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your coolest dog experience?

Hi [FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE] - It’s been a HOT week here in Pittsburgh, so I’ve been walking the dogs extra early. Long, hot days can feel like a slog to get through, so I'm daydreaming about some of the coolest dog things I've done over the past 11 years of Wear Wag Repeat! A few of my favorites are... Did you know we filmed a commercial starring me, Lucy and Burt? After acting in commercials for over 10 years, I felt like it couldn’t get better than this. Plus, we all look pretty...
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can you just chill?!? <--- me to Lucy every day

Hey [FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE], Is your dog a barker? Lucy is. I often joke that we should get a decibel tester because she might have the loudest bark in the world. (we might as well get some kind of award out of this!) Lucy barks to wake me up. She barks because it's dinner time. She barks because the doorbell rang. She barks because she's downstairs and I'm upstairs 🙄 Apparently, my friend Ruth is the keeper of magical knowledge on how to make nuisance barking disappear... and I want...
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bellissima! a new episode is out 🤌🏽

Ciao! It's Wednesday and you know what that means, [FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE]? Yup! A new episode of the Wear Wag Repeat podcast is leashed up and ready to go on a walk with you. I'm currently on vacation in Italy but I want to pop in to say CIAO BELLA and tell you about this week's episode. Before I left I interviewed my fun, quirky and super-smart friend Deanna Seymour about how it's possible to build community without relying on social media. You guessed it... our conversation...
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my quickest email ever

How's it going ,[FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE]? People always ask me how I make money as a professional dog blogger. Money doesn't grow on trees... and even if it did, my dogs would chew up the branches! One way I make money is by recommending my favorite things through affiliate links. And I ain't afraid to say it! If you want to see my list of favorite things and support what I do at the same time, check out this list. And apparently, it's Amazon Pet Days today and tomorrow, so I link to...
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this has kept me going

Hi [FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE] - This is the week I've been looking forward to for 4 months! I'm leaving on vacation to Italy this Friday! I've been busting my ass every day since January 2nd and this trip is what kept me going. Do you feel like you've been working on your pet biz non-stop since early January, too? If so… let’s take some time away from pet business talk, shall we? After all, there will always be work to do. Here's some fun stuff I recommend: This podcast episode: Esther...
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would you rather...

Hi [FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE]- In dog world, we're constantly faced with decisions. Like... should I take a walk in the neighborhood where the dogs stay clean or say "F it!" and take them to the woods in peak mud season? Questions like that are what I've been brainstorming for a new blog post. I thought up 45 "Would you rather..." style questions for dog people and their dogs! Some of the questions are imaginary scenarios I made up. But some of the grosser ones are (unfortunately) based...
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5 emails you need in your welcome sequence (after a quick brag!)

Hi [FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE], Before I tell you about what to write in your email welcome sequence, I want to celebrate a win 🤩 I finished teaching my first semester at Point Park University in Pittsburgh! Of course, I sent my students an anonymous survey on the last day. I love a good survey! Most said their favorite part was learning about podcasting (woo hoo!). More than 1 was surprised to discover they like blogging and one said my class was "the highlight of their college career!"...
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you don't NEED this but you'll WANT it!!

Hey [FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE]! The internet is full of dog people telling you about all the things you NEED. New leash, new toys, new treats. I hate to break it to ya, but you don't NEED any of that. Here's one more thing you definitely don't NEED, but I think you're going to WANT... plus it's really fun to do with your dog! I'm talking about a lick painting! 🎨 This trend swept social media a couple of years ago. If you haven't done it yet, I highly recommend making time to do it this...
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they cared for Burt for over a year

Hi [FORMATTED_FIRST_NAME GOES HERE]- Earlier this week I got to do something really important to me. I made a donation to Action for Animals. That's the shelter where I adopted Burt. In the 5 and a half years since adopting this crazy boy, I've done supplies drives, hosted fundraisers and donated to the shelter. But this year I decided to make a consistent donation each quarter. While I'm just one woman with a small business, I know that over the year my donations will make a big impact. With...
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Learn how to live your best life with dogs as a pet parent and petpreneur! I share about 👉🏽dog enrichment 👉🏽dog wellness 👉🏽 my pet industry podcast 👉🏽how to grow your pet business

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