Animal Radio

Animal Radio® Episode 760

June 27, 201499 min
Animal Madness Can our pets suffer from the same psychological illnesses as humans? How did Prozac find its way into veterinarian's offices? What good is anthropomorphizing? Laurel Braitman has answers to these burning questions. Pet Food Myths With our pet-store shelves stocked to the ceiling with a confusing array of pet-foods, does it really make a difference if you feed your dog something cheap off the shelves of Wal-Mart? You might be surprised at the answer. Animal Radio® Veterinary Correspondent Dr. Marty Becker reveals the truth behind pet-foods. Hero People Our new segment celebrating those that do good for the animals is getting high-acclaims. This week we're spotlighting Linda Spurlin-Dominik. She helps care for pets of deployed military personnel. DNA Tests Trying to figure out what kind of dog you have? There are several DNA tests available to the consumer. However, some are more accurate than others. And you probably won't be able to confirm that you own a Dingo. Fish Oil and Coat Joey Villani wants to dispel the rumor that Fish Oil will make your dog's coat shiny. In fact, it could have damaging affects because it clogs pores. The Dogfather will help you determine what supplement, if any, you really need. More this week Next Week: Stan Yocum - Dr. Stanley Coren

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