Welcome to the First Paw Media. Here we help creatives building a thriving brand and business, with their podcast at the center of it all. Host, Executive Producer, and Business Coach, Robert Forto holds a perspective unique to anything else you will find online as it pertains to your creator journey, because after over a fifteen years in the music business, over a decade in the podcast industry and a life-long entrepenuer, working with podcasters and businesses leaders, he challenges you to think bigger and outside of the podcast industry box as you build an empire that stretches well beyond your podcast episodes. 

Tune in every week to the several podcasts in our family that provide valuable insight, tips for you on your creative journey and, interviews from top leaders in their industry and more. 

The journey to becoming a successful podcaster is all about taking action, so keep up the great work, and let’s make your podcast dreams come true!

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About the Host, Executive Producer and Business Coach

Robert Forto 

Host, Executive Producer, and Business Coach

Robert Forto is a renowned dog trainer, musher, author, and motivational speaker. With over two decades of experience in the field, he has established himself as a prominent figure in the world of canine training and mushing.

Robert’s passion for dogs began at an early age, and he has dedicated his life to understanding their behavior and establishing effective training methods. He holds multiple certifications in dog training, including being a certified professional dog trainer and a canine behavior specialist. Robert’s expertise extends to various areas, including obedience training, behavior modification, and service dog training. Robert also holds an advanced degree in sports management, focusing on outdoor leadership and is currently finishing up his doctorate degree in strategic leadership.

As a musher, Robert has participated in numerous dog sled races and expeditions. He has developed a deep appreciation for the bond between mushers and their sled dogs, recognizing the importance of teamwork, communication, and trust in achieving success on the trail.

In addition to his practical experience, Robert is also an accomplished author, having written several books and “white papers” on dog training and mushing. His publications provide valuable insights into training techniques, dog psychology, and the challenges faced in the world of competitive mushing. His most notable works include “A Mushers Dream” and “Canine Aggression.”

Beyond his training and writing endeavors, Robert is a sought-after motivational speaker, captivating audiences with his engaging storytelling and inspiring messages. He shares his personal journey, emphasizing the transformative power of the human-canine connection and the lessons learned through his experiences in the world of dog training and mushing.

Robert Forto has been featured in various media outlets, including television programs, radio shows, and online publications, for his expertise and remarkable achievements. His unique perspective on dog training, mushing, the human-canine bond, and outdoor leadership has made him a trusted authority in the industry.

As a media contact, Robert is available for interviews, expert commentary, and speaking engagements. His dynamic personality, deep knowledge, and passion for dogs make him an exceptional resource for any media outlet seeking insights into the world of dog training, mushing, the human-canine connection and outdoor leadership pursuits.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Michele Forto
First Paw Media
first paw (at) gmail.com

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