Animal Radio Episode 818
August 7, 2015•87 min
The Incredible Dr. Pol
Nat Geo Wild's Dr. Pol returns to Animal Radio® airwaves with stories from his intriguing life. He'll talk about how surreal it is to see his face on comic books and a gaming app.
Saved In America
Actress Kim Sill took a camera and went undercover to show America the two biggest and nastiest lies about the pet welfare industry. She'll explain where pet stores get their animals and what the big welfare agencies, like the ASPCA, HSUS, AHA and Best Friends, do with your donations.
JFK Building Animal Terminal
JFK Airport broke ground on a new 48 million dollar terminal specifically for animals. It'll boast a canine hotel where you can board your dog for $100 a night. It includes a flat screen TV and a bone shaped swimming pool. Doc Halligan has the latest on the 178,000 square foot facility.
Crash Test Dogs Test Crates & Carriers
The latest crash test research on pet carriers and crates has been released. The Center for Pet Safety and Subaru worked together with a NASA engineer to create specially designed crash test dog dummies for the study. Fourteen products in all were tested and Lori Brooks reports on the three that performed the best.
New Regulations for Pet Store Puppies
Illinois is the first to enact laws where pet store-owners must disclose to prospective customers actual pictures of the mother of the pet for sale as well as the facility where the animal was born and raised AND the number of animals kept by that kennel. Penalties for violations of the ordinance can be up to $1,000 for the first offense.
Next Week: Actress Elaine Hendrix - Melanie Monteiro - Joey Herrick