Melissa Martin, whose three dogs died within hours of playing near a neighborhood pond, warns us of the dangers of toxic algae, which has been found in various bodies of water in the DMV and is not always visible to the naked eye. Plus, Joe Wateski, author of the children's book, 'Frankie: The Biggest Dog That Ever Was' checks in, and we share the week's best Animal Tales.
Erica Meier from Compassion Over Killing gives us the scoop on the upcoming DC VegFest and updates us on the important work her organization is doing; plus we share more Animal Tales.
Dr. Neal Barnard from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine drops by to talk about what his organization is doing to help animals; plus Brian Bullerdick checks in to tell us how he had his cat cloned; and this week's best Animal Tales and pet-related events.
Smithsonian naturalist Bruce M. Beehler talks about his new book, 'Natural Encounters,' and gives us tips on planning the perfect animal-lovers vacation; plus we spotlight area events, and this week's best Animal Tales.
Dr. Allison teaches us how to keep our pets healthy and happy through the summer heat, 4th of July, and in a natural disaster. Plus, we learn the amazing story of Rocky the cat, share this week's best Animal Tales, and pay tribute to a friend in the animal welfare community.
Valerie Pringle from the Humane Society of the United States joins us to talk about what's been happening to horses in the horse racing industry. Jenni also tells us all about raising alpacas, and we have fun with this week's Animal Tales.
Dani Rizzo from the Humane Rescue Alliance drops in to talk about upcoming events and initiatives; Jenni and Lisa share stories about their pets, and some of their favorite 'Animal Tales.'
Terry Cummings from Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary drops in to talk about the 16th annual Run for the Animals; plus we talk veggie options at restaurants, and sample vegan pork rolls as part of VegWeek 2019.
We chatted with folks from several area animal welfare groups about an upcoming fun, family event that pet lovers will have a blast at!
Dr. Mark Olcott, veterinarian and co-founder of Vitus Vet, talks with Jenni and Lisa about an exciting new technology that can help us take better care of our pets and improve the relationship with our vets.
Rachel Rosen, Marketing and Events Manager for the Montgomery County Humane Society, tells us about fun upcoming events, including Paws in the Park! Plus, we hear about some amazing, adoptable fur babies.
Anne Barton from 'Save the Rock Creek Park Deer' updates us on what's been happening to the deer in Rock Creek Park since the National Park Service has allowed killing of the deer in recent years.
Jodi Sirotnak from City Dogs Rescue & City Kitties is our special guest.
Special guest Shannon Buck joins us from K-9 Lifesavers.
Jenni and Lisa speak with Patti Stinson from Northern Virginia-based animal rescue group 'A Forever Home.'
Jenni and Lisa speak with writer, director and producer Blake Freeman about his series of Haibu books. 'Haibu: Lost in New York' is a new book that teaches children about issues facing wildlife in a modern world.
Jenni and Lisa talk with Laura Vorreyer, author of The Pet Sitter's Tale. Laura is pet sitter to the stars, and dishes the scoop on her celebrity clients! Plus, great advice on how to keep your fur babies safe and happy over the holidays.
Jenni and Lisa talk about the upcoming open house at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary in Poolesville, Maryland. Terry Cummings, co-founder of the sanctuary, checks in to reveal all the exciting events planned for the day, and talks about Poplar Spring's mission.