Rappaport To The Rescue on Pet Life Radio (PetLifeRadio.com)

Rappaport To The Rescue on Pet Life Radio (PetLifeRadio.com)

Rappaport to the Rescue is a one-of-a-kind show filled with heart, soul and info… all about rescue and adoption, and how our fur angels have not only enhanced our lives but changed our lives forever. Jill Rappaport is an award-winning animal advocate, network journalist, best selling author, and creator of a very successful pet line of products for shelter dogs and cats. She was also the first to put animal adoption on the broadcast map with her national groundbreaking segment, “Bow to Wow” which ran on NBC’s Today Show for several years and had a 100% adoption record! Jill will also feature nationally renowned experts from veterinarians to behaviorists, plus A-list celebrities and other well-known folks whose lives are so much more fulfilled thanks to their four-legged rescue friends!


May 20, 2024 15 mins
On this very special holiday National Rescue Dog Day, President and CEO of the ASPCA Matt Bershadker talks about all the challenges facing shelter animals today and what we can do about it to truly make a difference!

EPISODE NOTES: One on One with the CEO of the ASPCA on National Rescue Dog Day - Yay!
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Today I am thrilled to be talking with The Talk’s Natalie Morales! I’ve known Natalie for years, having had the pleasure of working with her at NBC. We instantly clicked over our mutual obsession and love for animals!

EPISODE NOTES: Up Cose and Paw-sonal with CBS’s Natalie Morales!
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May 1st kicks off the heartfelt national campaign, Seen Through Horses! And I am honored to have as my guest country star Alex Hall - who gives us a one on one concert, singing his new hit, Women and Horses!

EPISODE NOTES: Hitting the High Notes with Country Star Alex Hall
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For over 2 decades actor extraordinaire Bourke Floyd has done it all seamlessly from the stage to the small screen to the big screen. But the role that resonates with his heart the most is that of animal advocate. Especially when it comes to his first love, horses.

EPISODE NOTES: One on One with the Man Truly Known as an Actor’s Actor – Bourke Floyd
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With Easter just around the corner. It’s a perfect time to catch up with my pal Dylan Lauren who has created the most incredible candy empire on the planet! And she’s also a leading voice for animals in need- with rabbit rescue now taking center stage!

EPISODE NOTES: Kicking Off a Brand New Season of Rappaport to the Rescue with The Queen of Candy and Angel For Animals Dylan Lauren!
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On this edition of Rappaport to the Rescue hear all about Rappaport to the Rescue, the TV edition, airing primetime on ABC Localish tomorrow night 8:30 PM all across the ABC owned and operated stations! And my special guest is Stranger Things star Gabby Pizzolo!

EPISODE NOTES: This Just In: I Have a New Pet Rescue TV Show!
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As we begin our 4th year of Rappaport to the Rescue, who better to join us than our very first guest, the legendary Meredith Vieira.

EPISODE NOTES: Kicking Off our Fourth Anniversary Show with Meredith Vieira
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What all pet parents need to know on the overload in our shelter system, and the shortage of veterinarians in this country. The ASPCA’s president and CEO breaks it all down for us.

EPISODE NOTES: In-Depth with the President and CEO of the ASPCA, Matt Bershadker
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On this edition of Rappaport to the Rescue, Emmy winner and teen sensation Sophie Grace from "The Baby-Sitters Club” talks about the emotional benefits of horses, and the incredible love she gets from her rescue dog!

Plus, one of the leading animal oncologists in the world, Dr. Joyce Obradovich shares the latest and exciting breakthroughs to extend our angels lives!

EPISODE NOTES: Up Close with Netflix Star, 17-Year-Old Sens...
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For years, Emmy award winning star Katherine Heigl has made it her mission to take care of animals in need! She now has a new business and website completely devoted to benefiting shelter pets!

EPISODE NOTES: One on One with Actor, And Animal Advocate Extraordinaire- Katherine Heigl!
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One on one with the great horse whisperer Buck Brannaman! And he is joined with the founder of Return and Freedom’s wild mustang mama herself- Neda DeMayo!

EPISODE NOTES: Kicking Off the New Year with Major Horsepower!
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This just in…. the most groundbreaking unprecedented adoption event to be held at one of New York’s beloved landmarks and institutions. The Big Apple Circus is going to the dogs… the rescue dogs with an adoption extravaganza like no other. Meet the man who made this dream come true for me… the new CEO, Marty LaSalle.

EPISODE NOTES: Rappaport to the Rescue Takes Over Lincoln Center in NYC for Adoption
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Karl Cook is the talk of the equestrian world! This 30 yr-old just won The Grand Prix at one the most coveted horse shows -The Hampton Classic! But Cook, who was once married to actress Kaley Cuoco, Is showing His star power out of the show ring for what he is doing to raise awareness for rescue!

EPISODE NOTES: Star Equestrian Karl Cook Is Riding High For Rescue!
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They were Hollywood royalty and now their epic and heartfelt love story Is beautifully told in the new HBO Max series, The Last Movie Stars. And I am so thrilled to have their daughter Clea Newman and Producer and originator Emily Wachtel as my special guests! I met these wonderful ladies almost 20 years ago in conjunction with my bestselling book, People We Know Horses They Love! Another great relationship formed over the comm...
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It’s hard to believe that it’s been two years but on this day twenty-four months ago we started Rappaport to the Rescue! And our first guest then was one of the most beloved broadcasters of all time… Meredith Vieira! Well she’s back with us again to kick off another super year, to help save animals in need!

EPISODE NOTES: It’s Our Second Anniversary And Celebrating In Sizzling Style Again With The One And Only Meredith Viei...
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Teen phenom Gabriella Pizzolo is hitting all the right notes in her mega hit show, Stranger Things returning to Netflix this Friday night. We go in depth with this multi-talented star, as I'm also joined by star trainer, Bill Berloni.

EPISODE NOTES: 'Stranger Things' In Store On Rappaport To The Rescue
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In honor of Betty White’s 100th birthday January 17rh. I am devoting the whole show to this icon who left such an indelible mark on my life. And we are celebrating her glorious legacy in the most important way! Thanks to the wonderful ARF - Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, senior animals will be given a one of a kind, never before done opportunity to get a forever home!!

EPISODE NOTES: Honoring A Legend And A True Protec...
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One on one with the Dreamgirls legend and current star of ABC's Abbott Elementary. This multi-faceted star still makes rescue and adoption her number one priority. We are also joined by David Ceely from Little Shelter who found Ralph her forever fur angels.

EPISODE NOTES: The Incomparable Sheryl Lee Ralph Who Still Has A Rocking Career And Makes Rescue A Priority
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Good day New York’s Rosanna Scotto and David Ceeley from Little Shelter join me in making a dream come true for a 16+ year-old dog!!!

EPISODE NOTES: New York’s Most Beloved News Anchor, Rosanna Scotto Joins Me For Some Very Exciting News!
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Get the inside scoop of the new Sex And The City series, And Just Like That on HBO Max, and the new Annie Live on which just aired on NBC, with our trainer extraordinaire Bill Berloni whose rescue animals took center stage.

EPISODE NOTES: Rescue Dogs Steal The Show In ‘And Just Like That’ and ‘Annie Live’ On NBC
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