Animal Radio

Animal Radio Episode 886

November 23, 201678 min
Eric Lost 140 lbs. Thanks to His Dog Are you one of the 50 million people that have seen the viral video of Eric O'Grey and his dog Peety? Eric used to weigh 320 lbs. But his doctor prescribed a dog that saved his life and helped him lose 140 lbs. Eric's on this week's show to tell his story. Pig or Service Pig? A Winnipeg, Canada, woman's fight to keep her pot-bellied pig as a service animal isn't over yet. The City Council is holding off voting until early December on Emily Hydor's appeal to keep her pig named Podgy. The delay will allow the city more time to gauge whether the pig qualifies for an exemption to the responsible pet ownership bylaw as a service animal. Unlikely Companions Dr. Laurie Hess is back. This time she has some wacky stories about strange animals people call pets. From monkeys to wallabies, you'll be thankful you that you chose a normal pet. Finding the Right Petsitter More and more pet owners are taking their pets with them when they travel, but not every destination is pet-friendly and your time away from home may require you to enlist the services of a professional pet sitter. If you have ever had to find a pet sitter you know it is not easy putting someone else in complete charge of your furry family members. Animal Radio News Director Lori Brooks has a checklist for finding the perfect caregiver. Fear Free Vet Visits Steve Dale is back on Animal Radio to talk about creating painless and fun visits to the veterinarian. Follow his tips and your pet will enjoy visiting the vet and you won’t dread it. Read More… Listen to Current Podcast Next Week: Jackie Coleman Wren and her Capybara "Chico" - Bark Post's Stacie Grissom

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