Dog Tales

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


111207. Dog Tales. 1951. Program #11. Dog Tales syndication, Columbia transcription. Commercials added locally. The open and close are added locally. The program opens with the story of Spotty, a terrier who called the operator when he became hungry. Dr. Wiesman tells about how the company he works for researches dog foods. Tom mentions that the program's policy is not to mention any specific brands of dog foods. Gene Kirby reads an "editorial" written by dog with a message for human beings. An interesting program! Tom Farley, Clarence Wiesman (researcher in dog nutrition), Gene Kirby (announcer). 12:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

111208. Dog Tales. 1951. Program #12. Dog Tales syndication, Columbia transcription. Commercials added locally. The open and close are added locally. The program starts with stories about dogs who bark too much. The "dog editorial" is about how much trouble dogs have understanding the many confusing words in English. Tom and McDowell answer questions from listeners. Tom Farley, McDowell Lyon (writer about dogs for, "The Kennel Gazette" and many other professions), Gene Kirby (announcer). 12:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

111209. Dog Tales. 1951. Program #15. Dog Tales syndication, Columbia transcription. Commercials added locally. The open and close are added locally. Tom opens the program with stories about "dog heroes," who have saved their owner's lives. John Cross tells about the famous Westminster dog show. The "dog editorial" is about how dogs appreciate discipline and training. Tom Farley, John Cross (Chairman of the Westminster Kennel Club), Gene Kirby (announcer). 12:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

111210. Dog Tales. 1951. Program #16. Dog Tales syndication, Columbia transcription. Commercials added locally. The open and close are added locally. The program originates from Chicago. Tom tells ancient legends about dogs. Adam and Eve and the first dog. Tom chats with Dr. E E. Rice, dog nutrionist and biochemist. How can you tell "good" dog food from "bad" dog food? The "dog editorial" is a plea for humans to not kill us dogs, just because they think we might have rabies. A question from a listener has a good answer: "How does a boy who has no money get a dog?" Tom Farley, E. E. Rice, Gene Kirby (announcer). 12:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

111211. Dog Tales. 1951. Program #13. Dog Tales syndication, Columbia transcription. Commercials added locally. The open and close are added locally. Tom tells the story of the first dog on the Niagara Frontier The program's guest is Morris Frank, the man who "pioneered" "Seeing Eye" dogs. He's fascinating listening. The "Dog Editorial" is a plea from dogs for humans to be more understanding when traveling. Tom Farley, Morris Frank, Gene Kirby (announcer). 12:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

111212. Dog Tales. 1951. Program #14. Dog Tales syndication, Columbia transcription. Commercials added locally. The program open and close are added locally. The program's guest is Robert Hanks who runs a dog modeling agency. Tom tells a story taken from the "Dog Encyclopedia." A dog in 17th century England had been keeping vigil by the body of his dead master. Some time later, he accused his master's murderer, who was arrested and hanged! The "Dog Editorial" is about superstitions about dogs. Too many bones are not good for dogs. Many of the programs in this series offer a free booklet, "Tom Farley's Guide To Easy Dog Care." Tom Farley, Gene Kirby (announcer), Robert Hanks. 12:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

111213. Dog Tales. 1951. Program #17. Dog Tales syndication, Columbia transcription. Commercials added locally. The program open and close are added locally. Tom tells about proverbs and sayings about dogs. The program's guest is Arthur Roland, dog writer for The World Telegram and Sun and president of "The Dog Writers Association." The "Dog Editorial" is about equality of the sexes in people of own dogs. There is still dislike among dog owners about owning females. Don't miss Tom's joke about two horses discussing who's going to win the next race, when a black female cocker spaniel walks into the stable. Tom Farley, Gene Kirby (announcer), Arthur Roland. 12:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

111214. Dog Tales. 1951. Program #18. Dog Tales syndication, Columbia transcription. Commercials added locally. The program open and close are added locally. Tom tells a story about a "fish dog" named "Titus" who retrieves trout after his master catches them. The program originates from Hartford, Connecticut. The program's guest is Jack Baird (known as "Mr. Dog"). He tells about the dog in war. The "Dog Editorial" is about the humans who don't know how to live and travel with dogs. Tom Farley, Jack Baird (nationally-known dog judge and writer). 12:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

111215. Dog Tales. 1951. Program #19. Dog Tales syndication, Columbia transcription. Commercials added locally. The program open and close are added locally. Tom tells the story of an Irish Terrier that helped his handicapped owner with the housework. The program's guest is Don Reynolds (brother of Quentin Reynolds), author of the book, "Champion Of Champions." The dog "Editorial" is about the sale of puppies and how difficult it is for the puppy. Tom Farley, Gene Kirby (announcer), Don Reynolds. 12:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

111216. Dog Tales. 1951. Program #20. Dog Tales syndication, Columbia transcription. Commercials added locally. The program open and close are added locally. The program's guest is Horace Sodt, editor of "The National Humane Review." Tom gives advice to dog food manufacturers. The dog "Editorial" is about cruelty to animals and dogs with no homes. Tom Farley, Gene Kirby (announcer), Horace Sodt. 12:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

111217. Dog Tales. 1951. Program #21. Dog Tales syndication, Columbia transcription. Commercials added locally. The program open and close are added locally. The story of the dog in Tennessee who waited for the stoplight to change before crossing with her puppies. A phony ice cream-begging dog. The program's guest is Mrs. William Long, president of "The Collie Club Of America." The dog "Editorial" is about the help dogs need from humans when they are attacked by fleas. Tom Farley, Gene Kirby (announcer), William Long (Mrs.). 12:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

111218. Dog Tales. 1951. Program #22. Dog Tales syndication, Columbia transcription. Commercials added locally. The program open and close are added locally. The story of an Irish Setter who was a lot smarter than people thought. The program's guest is Mary Penshaw, a teacher in the educational department of the ASPCA. She teaches kids how to put on a pet show. The dog "Editorial" is about protecting your dog from your children! Tom Farley, Gene Kirby (announcer), Mary Penshaw. 12:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

111219. Dog Tales. 1951. Program #23. Dog Tales syndication, Columbia transcription. Commercials added locally. The program open and close are added locally. Tom tells stories about how smart some dogs are. The program originates from Hartford; the guest is Professor D.L. Garrigus, charter member and director of, "The North American Sheep Dog Society." The dog "Editorial" has a dog telling humans how dogs like to be groomed. Tom Farley, Gene Kirby (announcer), D. L. Garrigus. 12:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

111220. Dog Tales. 1951. Program #24. Dog Tales syndication, Columbia transcription. Commercials added locally. The program open and close are added locally. The story of a sheep dog in Scotland in 1772. His masters taught Yarrow to steal sheep, and the dog was hanged along with his masters when they were eventually caught. The program's guest is Laurence Alden Horswell, president of the Dachshund Club of America. The dog "Editorial" is about the treatment of dogs, which is different than the treatment for humans. Don't make fools of us with silly treatment. "Please, treat us like dogs!" Tom Farley, Gene Kirby (announcer), Laurence Alden Horswell. 12:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

111221. Dog Tales. 1951. Program #25. Dog Tales syndication, Columbia transcription. Commercials added locally. The program open and close are added locally. The story of "Boy," the dog who went to school every day. The program's guest is William Swallow, editor of, "Our Dumb Animals." The dog "Editorial" is that time when a little puppy becomes an adult and may lose his home when his family realizes that he's an adult. Gene Kirby (announcer), William Swallow, Tom Farley. 12:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

111222. Dog Tales. 1951. Program #26. Dog Tales syndication, Columbia transcription. Commercials added locally. The program open and close are added locally. The use of dogs during wartime. The program's guest is Bob Becker, outdoors writer for the Chicago Tribune. The dog "Editorial" is about the many organizations that promote the health and happiness of we dogs. Tom Farley, Gene Kirby (announcer), Bob Becker. 12:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

Report contains 16 programs.