Podcasts & Webinars

  • NPR/WKAR: Ingham County’s animal shelter takes in mostly pit bulls each year, legislation could change that trend. Deirdre Franklin was interviewed by NPR/WKAR’s Megan Schellong on the subject. Listen here.
  • Rosie Fund (September 2021): Pinups for Pitbulls founder Deirdre Darling tells how a tragic circumstance propelled her into her role as an animal advocate.
  • Doggie Club (February 2019) Part 1 and Part 2: Deirdre Franklin joins me in a two-part super episode of the podcast to talk about what turned her into an advocate, how she helps in getting the truth out about these beautiful dogs, and what we’re truly up against when it comes to the spreading of false information.
  • Way of the Seeker (April 2021): Deirdre is the president of Pinups for Pitbulls a pitbull advocacy group that helps to educate people on dog behavior & training, and works to fight against breed specific legislation.  Her most recent book is “The Pitbull Life”, which is amazing and available wherever books are sold.
  • Pets Mean Business (February 2016): Jamie talks to Deirdre ‘Little Darling’ Franklin about the creative process, her work with pit bull awareness, advocacy, and rescue, and the origins of her non-profit organization Pinups for Pitbulls and the wildly popular calendar and retail store in Asheville, NC.