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The Adventures of Power Dog in Dogland!

The Adventures of Power Dog in Dogland is a serial fiction podcast for kids and their families written by a mother and 7-year-old son team that follows the fantastical adventures of sweet dogs on a planet called Dogland. Come visit the islands of Hawoofi'i and Meowie, and stay for the jokes, mindfulness-based problem-solving techniques, and delicious Dogland bananas that open when you boop them with your nose. This podcast has been made possible in part by the Regional Arts & Culture Counci...more

Episodes

  • Bonus | Mary Farfisa's Outer Space Radio Theater

    Sep 05 2021

    We are so pleased to share this first episode from this incredible, utterly beautiful, fun radio play story series, Mary Farfisa's Outer Space Radio Theater. Mary Farfisa is an eight-year-old space-girl who travels the Galaxies on her space-horse, Briscoe. She goes from planet to planet, searching for “songs and sounds and music and noise” to share with the rest of the Universe. Mary catches the songs and sounds and music and noise in her “audio lasso.” Then she brings them to the Listener’...more

  • Bonus | Merlin Tuttle, Hidden Hero of History! From the Dorktales Storytime Podcast

    Aug 29 2021

    We are so pleased to share this episode of one of our favorite shows for kids, a fellow Kids & Families pick for Apple podcasts, Dorktales Storytime Podcast!Hosted by Jonathan Cormur, this podcast is a fellow member show in the wonderful organization we belong to dedicated to high-quality audio for families called Kids Listen. It is also one of Hank's favorite shows. He loves listening to Jonathan & Mr. Redge discuss stories and historical figures, and he often has questions for bot...more

  • Bonus | Power Pup from Stories For Wonderful Children Podcast

    Aug 22 2021

    We are so pleased to share this mini-episode from one of our favorite shows for kids and adventure lovers of all ages, Stories For Wonderful Children! Hosted by Dan Wendelin, this podcast is a fellow member show in the wonderful organization we belong to dedicated to high-quality audio for families called Kids Listen. This story, called The Lost Puppy, was first published as part of Dan's celebration of his 100th episode! You can also read more about Dan and his show on the Kids Listen Medi...more

  • Bonus | Buttons & Figs' Summertime Zone Encore - Frosty Pops with Guest Appearance by Hank!

    Aug 15 2021

    We are so pleased to share this fantastic episode from one of our all-time favorite shows, Buttons & Figs!We are huge fans of a character named Sheila. Her outbursts put us in stitches, and we have listened to these episodes multiple times. Catch them all here: https://buttonsandfigs.com/listen/podcast/listen-to-all/We also mention, and cannot get enough of, Mary Farfisa's Outer Space Radio Theater. It's a beautiful adventure show with talented voice actors, musicians, and wonderfu...more

  • Bonus | Cats vs. Dogs from At Your Level Podcast with Host Ari Kelly

    Aug 08 2021

    We are so pleased to share this episode of one of our favorite shows for kids, the critically acclaimed At Your Level! Hosted by big kid Ari Kelly, this podcast is a fellow member show in the wonderful organization we belong to dedicated to high-quality audio for families called Kids Listen. It is also one of Hank's favorite shows. He loves listening to Ari's interviews, musical breaks, a segment called "bizarre ASMR," and more. A special treat in this episode is that you wil...more

  • Bonus Content | Behind the Scenes Chat with Hank, Phoebe, and Jason about Making the Show

    Jul 15 2021

    Midseason Bonus | Behind the Scenes | Chat with Hank, Phoebe, and Jason about Making the Show The Adventures of Power Dog in Dogland for kids of all ages!A midseason inbetweenie bonus, this is a fun chat between writers Hank Crozier and Phoebe Owens and editor, composer, and sound designer Jason Roark.Hear us talk about what makes podcasting so rewarding, who our favorite characters are, and what some other podcasts we love are as well!Special thanks to Jason Roark who records, edits, and design...more

  • Midseason Bonus | The Fetcher Files | The Dog Who Rode Into the Sunset Part 2

    Jun 04 2021

    Thank you for tuning in to part two of this special, two-part story from "The Fetcher Files" about an adventure that Power Dog's older brother had one evening right as the sun was setting. Find out what happens to Fetcher as he rides into the sunset during this thrilling conclusion, and pick up a few clues for our upcoming Season 2! Listen to Part 1 first!This story is based on a short story in the public domain by C. J. Dennis, an Australian author and poet, who wrote it sometime...more

  • Midseason Bonus | The Fetcher Files | The Dog Who Rode Into the Sunset Part 1

    May 27 2021

    Thank you for tuning in to part one of this special, two-part story from "The Fetcher Files" about an adventure that Power Dog's older brother had one evening right as the sun was setting.  The first part does end with a bit of a cliffhanger, but it will continue on and wrap up in part two. This story is based on a short story in the public domain by C. J. Dennis, an Australian author and poet, who wrote it sometime around 1921. You can hear the story read to you for free at Libri...more

  • Bonus | No Yolks!

    Mar 31 2021

    No yolks, just jokes here, folx!In honor of April Fool's Day and all things silly, we bring you this bonus of JUST FUNNY JOKES as told by host Phoebe Owens, her co-writer Hank Crozier, and their friends Josh, Amelle, Megan, Callum, and Wilder.  Not all of the jokes are about dogs. Tell us which ones are your favorites on Twitter, Instagram, or in the podcast reviewing platform of your choice. And, Hi Uncle Kenny! We love you!Special thanks to Jason Roark who records, edits, and designs this...more

  • S1E12 | GO, Team, Go!

    Feb 11 2021

    The adventure continues and questions are answered in this exciting, action-packed season finale of The Adventures of Power Dog in Dogland.If you're new to our story, please go find episode 1, called "S1E1 | START HERE! | Power Dog Goes To College" as this is a serial story adventure that unfolds throughout each season. This is the final episode of season 1.Our song that plays at the end of this episode is a replay of the song we wrote along with Hank’s Granny & Gramps,  aka M...more

  • S1E11 | A New Plan

    Jan 28 2021

    Things get exciting and promising in this, our penultimate episode, as our heroes reconnect and re-inspire each other to persevere. We hear from President Bernie Sanders, and we meet some new heroes- the sea dogs! Taffy and Tick Tock Bunny face a new problem and get help from an unlikely ally.An old proverb says,  "A vision without a plan is just a dream.  A plan without a vision is just drudgery. But a vision with a plan can change the world." If you're new to our story, please g...more

  • S1E10 | Innermost Caves

    Jan 21 2021

    Power Dog experiences failure and sorrow on an epic level, and he fears he may never recover from disappointing himself and everyone he loves. Is all lost? We meet a mysterious character as we learn a little more about Mom Slice's past in this episode. Taffy also gets a whole new, yet confusing, perspective on events of the recent past.If you're new to our story, please go find episode 1, called "S1E1 | START HERE! | Power Dog Goes To College" as this is a serial story advent...more

  • S1E9 | Connection Powers, Activate!

    Jan 14 2021

    This episode gets pretty exciting as our heroes go deeper into their parallel adventures and really put their lives on the line! It's quite possible that Power Dog might face the biggest failure of his entire life. If you're new to our story, please go find episode 1, called "S1E1 | START HERE! | Power Dog Goes To College" as this is a serial story adventure that unfolds throughout each season.Our amazing song that plays at the end of this episode is Lilou & Cody by Katie...more

  • S1E8 | What Do You Mean Inside the Volcano?

    Jan 07 2021

    This episode is the continuation of the second half of our story, and we check in with both groups of heroes. Taffy and Tick Tock begin to create a strategy for figuring out what to do next, the scientists of Dogland share background and questions about their world, and a resolute Power Dog gets assistance with a rogue plan of action.If you're new to our story, please go find episode 1, called "S1E1 | START HERE! | Power Dog Goes To College" as this is a serial story adventure tha...more

  • Bonus | African Wild Dogs Episode from Cool Facts About Animals

    Dec 31 2020

    We are thrilled to share with you an episode from our fellow Kids Listen member show, Cool Facts About Animals! This episode of Cool Facts About Animals is about the African Wild Dog. These dogs are so neat - they are very social, they vote by doing something super weird, and they sometimes kidnap their pups. Yup, it's a cool one. Find them on twitter: @coolanimalspod Facebook: @coolfactsaboutanimalsLearn more about the super fascinating African Wild Dog: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afric...more

  • S1E7 | Look Out the Window

    Dec 24 2020

    This episode is the beginning of the second half of our story, and we check in with both groups of heroes. Power Dog is a little bit naughty, and he uses his skills of stealth to sneak around Meowie. Give a listen to find out what he discovers!If you're new to our story, please go find episode 1, called "S1E1 | START HERE! | Power Dog Goes To College" as this is a serial story adventure that unfolds throughout each season.Our amazing song that plays at the end of this episode is L...more

  • Bonus Winter Holiday Episode | Go Tail it on the Mountain

    Dec 17 2020

    We’re so happy we can share this special Winter holiday episode with you all! It’s a little different, as it’s not part of our serial, ongoing story. Join the dogs and Tick Tock Bunny as they celebrate their shortest days of the year together. This is a great episode to check out as a standalone story if you'd like a quick listen to see what kind of fun we have on Dogland. It also fits in nicely with the ongoing tales of our sweet friends with tails! Our amazing song that plays at the end o...more

  • S1E6 | The Messenger

    Dec 10 2020

    This 6th episode is our official halfway mark in season one's story, and we meet a very important, new character that we think you will love! This episode devotes a little more time to explore the world it is set in and meeting new characters, and it does not feature any particularly scary scenes. Our amazing song that plays at the end of this episode is The Yellow Dog of If by Pointed Man Band.The "Hank THE Hank" video we discuss, which is about how to make a (safe) volcano at ho...more

  • S1E5 | Toots are Funny, No Matter What.

    Dec 03 2020

    Dear, dear grownups—you may not be able to handle this, our most vulgar, episode of The Adventures of Power Dog in Dogland! It features several bodily function noises, and we completely desecrate The Blue Danube by Strauss II at the end. (Let the clutching of pearls commence!) Hank also discusses the less than finer points of swallowing a lost tooth.Your kids, however, are going to love it!This episode contains a suspenseful and exciting moment that may be scary for some kids. Grownups can assur...more

  • Bonus | The Toot Blue Danube Avec des Chiens, a Vulgar Waltz for Power Dog

    Dec 01 2020

    "The Blue Danube" is the common English title of "An der schönen, blauen Donau", Op. 314 (German for "On the Beautiful Blue Danube"), a waltz by the Austrian composer Johann Strauss II, composed in 1866. We have taken this lovely waltz and desecrated it with barking, farting dogs. You're welcome, or we're sorry.  All the love & toots, from the dogs of Planet Dogland!This piece was re-arranged, performed, and recorded by Jason Roark, who never toots sti...more

  • Bonus | Dogsgiving Break 2020

    Nov 26 2020

    We're taking a break this week from our regular story to share that Hank has recorded some silly jokes for the US Holiday called Thanksgiving. Thank you, listeners, we are so very grateful for the community you give to us. Colin Laurel illustrated our original cover art, which was directed by Jen Wick. Mom Slice made it goofy for this episode using Canva.If you catch a moment, and can follow, rate, and/or review the show, we would be so grateful! It really helps get the word out for our sma...more

  • S1E4 | Kaboom!

    Nov 19 2020

    This fourth installment of The Adventures of Power Dog in Dogland brings another huge surprise for Power Dog, Tuffy, Mom Slice, Dogwings, President Bernie Sandals, and the two Fennec leaders. Taffy and Tick Tock bunny also experience a surprising run-in. How will everyone handle these crazy incidents?This episode contains two suspenseful and exciting moments that may be scary for some kids. Grownups can assure them that everyone will be OK.Special thanks to Jason Roark who records, edits, and de...more

  • S1E3 | Where Are We?

    Nov 12 2020

    In this third episode of The Adventures of Power Dog in Dogland, we check in with Taffy and Tick Tock Bunny. We also find out that Power Dog and Tuffy are about to do something that very few young pups have ever done on Dogland before!This episode contains a suspenseful moment that may be scary for some kids. Grownups can assure them that everyone will be OK.Special thanks to our inimitable Jason Roark who records, edits, and designs this show. He also provides original music including our theme...more

  • Bonus | Power Dog! He Won't Give Up Song by Granny & Gramps

    Nov 10 2020

    It's in D for Dogland! Shake, wiggle, wriggle, dance, or move in whatever way suits you to this custom-made, Old-time fiddle & banjo song performed & recorded by Jean Murphy and Scott Marckx- AKA "Granny & Gramps" to Hank Crozier, co-writer of the song along with his mother. The song was mastered, of course, by the inimitable Jason Roark, our hero and Rennaisance bunny!If you catch a moment, and can follow, rate, and/or review the show, we would be so grateful! It real...more

  • S1E2 | We Must Go to Meowie!

    Nov 05 2020

    In this second episode of The Adventures of Power Dog in Dogland, we meet Power Dog's parents, President Bernie Sandals, and the Fennec Fox Dogs of Meowie.  Can Tuffy use his powers of connection to solve a mystery? Will the Fennecs be able to help?This episode contains the continuation of a thrilling moment from episode 1 that may be scary for some kids. Grownups can assure them that everyone will be OK.Special thanks to our creative partner Jason Roark who records, edits, and designs this...more

  • S1E1 | START HERE! | Power Dog Goes To College

    Oct 29 2020

    Start here! This podcast is a serial action-adventure epic fantasy for kids & families, dog lovers, people who enjoy stories, insomniacs, and curious optimists. The story builds across the episodes for each season.In this premiere of The Adventures of Power Dog in Dogland, we meet Power Dog, his twin cousins/best friends, and his favorite trainer from The College of the Dog Arts. Unfortunately for him, his first day moving onto the campus doesn't go as smoothly as he might have hoped.Th...more

  • Bonus | Dogland Theme Song with Jen Bernard on Vocals

    Oct 28 2020

    Original music by Jason Roark, lyrics by Jason, Phoebe Owens & Hank Crozier with help from the Power Circle Writing Doulas, and performed by Jason Roark & Jen Bernard.Colin Laurel illustrated our cover art, which was directed by Jen Wick.If you catch a moment, and can follow, rate, and/or review the show, we would be so grateful! It really helps get the word out for our small, indie, mom+pop+pup operation!You can find out more and send us dog jokes at www.powerdogadventures.comThis podca...more

  • Trailer | Two Minutes about Dogland's Hawoofi'i & Meowie

    Sep 30 2020

    Learn a little more about the inhabitants of Planet Dogland and their special places. President Bernie Sandals is from the island of Hawoofi'i, and the mysterious island of Meowie is home to the Fennec Fox Dogs. Give this ear snack from episode 2 of season 1 a quick listen to find out what the Fennecs are famous for. And, you'll also hear another version of our awesome theme song performed by Jason Roark and Jen Bernard! Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/powerdogadventures) --...more

  • Trailer | Cloud Running with Power Dog from Episode 1

    Sep 06 2020

    Get a taste for the type of fun we have on Dogland with our special dog powers in this 2-minute excerpt from episode 1 of The Adventures of Power Dog in Dogland!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/powerdogadventures) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/powerdogadventures/support