Are You Afraid of the Bark?
By Michelle Anne Olsen
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Do you have a fascination for things that go bark in the night? Are You Afraid of the Bark? is a paranormal podcast dedicated to animal ghost stories and other spooky four-legged topics. AYAOTB is hosted by vet tech-cum-haunted tour guide Michelle Anne Olsen.
||CleanEpisode 17: Supernatural Sea Creatures (Part II)||Turns out the sea is simply too strange to limit to one episode. Dive-in to this exploration of still more supernatural sea creatures: the terrifying taniwha, the sensuous selkie and the truly bizarre Bishop Fish.||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: The Terrifying Animals of Aboriginal Myth and Legend||From bloodthirsty bats to giant skunks, this week’s episode of Are You Afraid of the Bark? explores some of the stranger (and some downright terrifying) animals of Aboriginal myth and legend.||12/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Demon Dogs Around the World||Doesn’t matter where you run, doesn’t matter where you turn: the country you’re in is liable to have its own version of the demon dog legend. But don’t despair! If you’re polite and follow the rules...you might just survive.||11/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Elemental Spirits||Episode 14 delves into the weird world of elemental spirits, and the haunting of one Ballybrig Castle in Ireland. Thank goodness for a spunky little corgi named Pickle.||11/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Animals in War||In honour of Remembrance Day, Episode 13 is about the important role that animals have played in war and conflict, both in Canada and abroad.||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: The Ghost Cat of the Fairport Harbor Lighthouse||Legend has it that the ghost of Mary Babcock's cat haunts the Fairport Harbor Lighthouse in Ohio - could a 2001 discovery be proof?||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Animals in Witchcraft||Happy Halloween, dear listeners! Why not celebrate with this decidedly witchy Episode 11, all about the ways in which animals have been used and interpreted in practices of witchcraft?||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Can Cats and Dogs Sense the Supernatural?||Episode 10 addresses the question of what your cat or dog is doing when they stare blankly at something you can’t see. Is this normal behaviour, or are they tuned into something paranormal?||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Animal Myths and Legends of NYC||Episode 9 is FINALLY here, all about the animal myths and legends of the Big Apple, NYC. Listen-in for unbelievable (but true!) tales of sewer alligators, super-rats and one very unfortunate circus elephant.||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Pets That Came Back||Strap-in for an emotional episode recounting stories from owners who have experienced the return of their pets after their passing. Tissues are recommended for this one.||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Equine Ghosts||Saddle up! Episode 7 is all about spooky mythological mares and supernatural stallions - Michelle tackles stories about ghost horses!||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Supernatural Sea Creatures||Dive on in to Episode 6 of Are You Afraid of the Bark? as host Michelle explores tales of supernatural sea creatures from around the world. Spooky-strange animals aren’t limited to land!||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: British Ghost Cats||Pour yourself a cup of tea and settle-in for Episode 5 of Are You Afraid of the Bark?, chock-full of tales of British ghost cats, and even a well-perpetuated conspiracy that alien big cats might roam the British countryside!||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Helpful Ghost Dogs||Episode 4 is all about helpful ghost dogs - dogs who were good and loyal in life, and continue to serve as man’s best friend in death. Michelle recounts the stories of Preston the Boxer, Night Life the pub dog and Sheba the German Shepherd.||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: The Dog Suicide Bridge||Michelle explores the mysteries of Overtoun Bridge in Scotland - a location that has inexplicably compelled hundreds of dogs to leap into the waters below, many to their deaths. What drives them? Is the answer rooted in science, or something more sinis.||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: The Los Angeles Pet Cemetery||In this episode of Are You Afraid of the Bark? Michelle discusses the famous LA pet cemetery, Los Angeles Pet Memorial Park. In addition to a well-known haunting associated with the cemetery, the area is home to a number of famous animals and touching .||8/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: DC the Demon Cat||In this first episode of the newly relaunched Are You Afraid of the Bark? podcast, host Michelle discusses the enduring legend of DC, or Demon Cat, a spectral cat said to haunt the Capitol in Washington, D.C.||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Came for the name, stayed for the stories. Great podcast, animals 4 ever 💖
Best podcast name ever.
As a fan of paranormal podcasts, Are You Afraid Of The Bark? is a great spin on it. The host is engaging and keeps things intereting which is hard to do with a single person podcast. And a shout out the anytime Coco makes an apperance.