We dive into a topic every pet owner should consider: What happens to your pets if you’re no longer around to care for them? Join Peter as he sits down with Attorney Ilene McCauley to discuss the intricacies of future planning for our cherished pets. A passionate animal enthusiast, McCauley applies her expertise to assist families in preparing for unexpected circumstances. She shares compelling real-life scenarios and tangible steps you can take right now. If you haven’t set up provisions like a pet trust, it’s time to take action! For more about Ilene and her practice based in Arizona, visit www.ilmlaw.net.
Following that, Dr. Douglas Kunz, the Medical Director of VCA Desert Animal Hospital, enlightens us on the do’s and don’ts when picking toys and treats for dogs. He emphasizes avoiding hard chew toys due to the risk of dental fractures and advises against pig’s ears and bully sticks due to potential E. coli contamination. Listen in for more invaluable tips from Dr. Kunz.
Lastly, we have a fun quiz segment! Are you aware that two US states have the Grizzly bear as their official animal? Or that New Mexico’s state bird is the roadrunner? Test your knowledge with Peter and the ever-enthusiastic Lori as they take us on a journey through the official animals of the US states.