http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/042813.mp3 On this show, Lori first welcomed Dr. Sophia Yin, animal behavior expert, lecturer and author, who spoke about prevention of dog bites. In this wide-ranging discussion, Dr. Yin emphasized the imprtance of training and also explained how to read the body language of dogs. Learn more about her here. Then, Dr. Michael Greger came […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/042113.mp3 Lori welcomed three guests on this show. The topic for the first two segments was a great new program being conducted at the Los Angeles County Jail called the Custody Canine program. Sergeant Ray Harley, from the LA County sheriff’s department, and Rick Belmonte, of Belmonte’s Dog Training and Equipment described how dogs from […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/041413.mp3 This show featured two wonderful guests. First, Peter welcomed Dr. Leslie Irvine, who teaches Sociology at University of Colorado, Boulder. She authored a fascinating book titled, My Dog Always Eats First – Homeless People and their Dogs. She gave of numerous first-hand accounts form her research into the lives of homeless and their animals. […]
Sunday’s show featured two great guests! http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/031013.mp3 First, Bob Vetere, President and CEO of American Pet Products Association provided a market and industry update. The 2013 Global Pet Expo has just concluded, and Bob shared his observations and insights on products and services related to our companion animals. Growth of the industry is strong. Visit […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/111112.mp3 On this show, Lori first was joined by Marc Bekoff to update us on a disturbing situation at Green Mountain College in Vermont. There, two oxen who have been working on the campus farm were slated to be slaughtered and turned into oxenburgers. Nice thanks for your efforts, right? Marc offered his usual thoughtful […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/110412.mp3 On this show, Lori was joined by author Ken Foster, who discussed the Pit Bull in our society. In I’m a Good Dog: Pit Bulls, America’s Most Beautiful (And Misunderstood) Pet, Ken reviews the history of the breed, explores how where pit bulls have been part of our culture and dispels common misperceptions about them. […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/070812.mp3 This week, Lori welcomed Rutgers Law Professor, Gary Francione. A prolithic author and engaging speaker, Gary is one of the true leaders in the animal rights movement. Lori and Gary covered a variety of important topics, with primary themes being the fundamental importance of veganism and efforts to inspire dog and cat lovers to […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/061712.mp3 This Week’s show featured Debi Boies, President and Co-founder of Pilots N Paws, and author Patrick Regan, whose book, Dog is My Copilot, details the activities of Debi’s non-profit organization. Listen to learn how dedicate private pilots are helping animals, shelters and rescue groups, as well as who gets to fly and why. Learn […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/052012.mp3 On this show, Lori was first joined by conservation filmmaker and author Hardy Jones. Hardy is recently back from Peru where nearly one thousand dead dolphins and porpoises have washed up onto the beach. He shared some new insight as to why this might have happened. Hardy also has a new book titled The […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/050612.mp3 This week’s show featured California State Senator Ted Lieu. Senator Lieu is trying to ban the use of packs of dogs to hunt bears and bobcats in California. If you also are horrified to learn that this practice still exists, listen in and learn what you can do to end it. Senator Lieu has […]
From the Books Received Department: Five books came in for review this week. We cannot read them all but will try to choose one or two that would be best for the radio show. Lipstick and the Leash: Dog Training a Woman’s Way, by Camilla Gray-Nelson. The press release reads, “Lipstick and the Leash: Dog […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/040112.mp3 April is National Adopt a Greyhound Month, and this show featured two segments on greyhounds with the head of the country’s premier greyhound advocacy group, Christine Dorchak. Christine described the creulty inherent in the greyhound racing, and Grey 2K USA’s efforts to end the industry. Listen in and learn if you should adopt a […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/032512.mp3 In segments one and two, New York Assembly member Amy Paulin (from NY’s 88th district), and Jane Hoffman from The Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, discussed the Shelter Access Bill in New York State. They made a very convincing case for the law being passed. In segment three, Laura Allen from Animal Law Coalition […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/022612.mp3 On this show we revisited and updated two ongoing and important stories. First, attorney Marla Taucher came on to discuss how the Hayden Law in California (the law that gives animals who enter shelters a few important days to get adopted or reunited before euthanasia) is threatened, and what pet lovers need to do […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/012912.mp3 On this show, Lori first interviewed UCLA Law Professor Taimie Bryant. The California Hayden law, which she was responsible for drafting, has been successful in reducing the number of animals euthanized in shelters. However, it is now under attack by Governor Jerry Brown. No one knows this material better than Bryant. Listen in to […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/011512.mp3 On this show, Lori interviewed attorney and animal advocate, Jenifer Wallis. They discussed the comprehensive dog population control legislation in place in New Hampshire. The effect has been to virtually cure the pet overpopulation problem in the state. Also, they discussed Jenifer’s experiences being vegan in Alabama. Note: There are not many vegans in […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/010812.mp3 On today’s show, Lori began with a fascinating discussion about the use of gas for euthanasia of companion animals. Her guests were Pennsylvania State Senator Andy Dinniman, and animal advocate Joe Dwyer. Euthanasia by gas is very cruel and they are working to advance legislation (Daniel’s Law) to ban its use in the state. Looks […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/122511.mp3 First, Lori interviewed Jill Robinson, Founder and CEO of Animals Asia. They discussed the practice of people consuming dogs and cats for food in China. Animals Asia has a number of programs to reduce this practice and to encourage people to regard dogs and cats as pets and companions. Visit Animals Asia here. It […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/121111.mp3 On today’s show Lori interviewed Dr. Donald Forrester, with Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Don advocates a plant-based diet for his patients, and discussed the cardiovascular benefits of omitting all animal products from one’s diet. Visit PCRM here. Then, Lori discussed the problem of stray dogs and cats in Mexico with Marlene Revelen and […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/110611.mp3 On this week’s show we featured interviews with two fascinating guests representing different groups in the Galapagos Islands. We met up with them at the 2011 FARM animal rights conference. First, we spoke with Tod Emko, who is President of Darwin Animal Doctors. They bring qualified vets to the Galapagos to help all of […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/091811.mp3 On this week’s show, we were first joined by Dr. Nicholas Dodman. Nick is Professor, Section Head and Program Director of the Animal Behavior Department of Clinical Sciences at the Tufts Cummings school of Veterinary Medicine, book author, media personality and lecturer. He and his colleagues have made some groundbreaking discoveries into canine compulsive […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/082811.mp3 This week’s show began with a mini-rant about the missed opportunity by the Obamas to adopt a dog from a shelter. What an impact that could have had! Instead, Bo came from a breeder via the Kennedys. We are on that topic because the second guest in the hour was Presidential Dog expert, Kate […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/071711.mp3 We had two great guests on today’s show. First, we meet whale advocate and former tennis pro Michael Fishbach. He is now with the Great Whale Conservancy, and we recently learned about his work when we viewed his amazing video here. Then, author Dean Koontz joins us to talk about A Big Little Life […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/062611.mp3 On today’s show, Priscilla Feral joins us to speak about the wildlife sanctuary, Primarily Primates, where she is President of their Board of Directors. Here is the video describing Eagle Scout Joshua and Oliver, the blind chimp he helped. I was hoping to discuss this more but I am sure you will like this video. […]
Appearing on this show: Leane Cronquist, Farm Sanctuary – Easter bunnies and chicks. Kenneth Newman, DVM – Gracie’s law in Florida. David Dosa, MD – Making Rounds with Oscar
Margery Glickman – Sled Dog Action Coalition.
Stephanie Downs, FiXit Foundation. Spay/ neuter programs. Leah Gerstner, American Express – Survey on expenditures on pets.
Traveling with pets. Heather Lombardi, whose kitten died after transport in airline cargo; Dr. Elisa Mazzaferro, DVM; Practical tips about pet travel. Gale Lang, of TLC Pet Transport.
Should the newly passed Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act in Missouri be repealed or changed? State Senator Chuck Pergason; MSVA representative Dr. David Pragil; MO state director of the HSUS, Barbara Schmitz.