Animal Radio®

Animal Radio®

Animal Radio® is America's "most-listened-to" animal programming; created to educate, reduce surrenders and to help animals live long, healthy and happier lives.

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April 15, 2021 78 min

Why Is Your Cat Peeing Outside The Litter-box?
Award winning cat author Dusty Rainbolt has written the definitive guide to solving litter-box problems. Cat owners know that the solutions aren't always simple. But Dusty breaks it down in easy to understand steps. She can tell why your cat isn't using the litter-box and how to fix it.
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How Does Your Pet's Name Influence Their Disposition?
Hollywood Numerologi...

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Veterinarians Committing Suicide
Out-surging Dentists, Veterinarians now have the highest suicide rate in the U.S., at four times the general population. Dr. Elizabeth Strand discusses the causes of this disturbing trend and possible solutions.
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Legislation Would Provide Service Dogs to Veterans with P.T.S.D.
The PAWS Act also known as Puppies Assisting Wounded Service members Act has been introduced on Capitol Hill by ...

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Even Celebs Have Trouble Potty Training Their Pets
Actress Nancy Dassault (Too Close For Comfort, Mad About You) is coming on the show to yap about her new Maltese Yorkie mix that seems to be having difficulty learning where to go to the bathroom.
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Feeding The Pets of the Homeless
Genevieve Frederick heads up an organization that connects pet food with homeless folks and their animals. While sometimes controversial, p...

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Cooking For Your Pets
In a world where we barely have time to prepare our own meals, Dr. Judy Morgan says we should be cooking for our pets. The store bought pet foods contain diseased and euthanized animals as well as high levels of heavy metals. She'll have some time-saving tips to create your own pet food.
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True or Poo?
From the author of Does It Fart?, comes the latest from Nick Caruso, True or Poo? The Definiti...

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A Chastity Belt For Dogs?!
Dexter Blanch considers himself quite the inventor. And he should. He's created a chastity contraption for dogs to wear. He's also thinking about designing a special dog-bra, but is too busy selling the belts to work on anything else. In fact, he was just commissioned to invent a chastity belt for camels in Dubai.
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Dog-Friendly Boating
Summer means lots of outdoor fun with your dogs. ...

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Should Young Children Have Service Dogs? 
This 3-year-old girl was born with a debilitating lung disease and was given a service dog to help her maneuver around with the always-present oxygen tank. The use of service dogs for young children is increasing in popularity. There are service dogs assigned to children with autism and other special needs. From the perspectives of veterinary behavioral medicine and dog bite safety for chil...

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Exploring How Animals Think, Talk, and Feel
Nancy Castaldo authored a book with vivid photographs, first-person interviews and historical anecdotes exploring animals' ability to show empathy, communicate and develop complex social societies. Humans have changed their overall perception of animals. As little as 40 years ago, many considered animals to be "machine-like" creatures that feel no pain. Now, we know different...

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Fake Service Animals Might Be A Crime
Misrepresenting a pet as a service animal may become a crime in Wyoming under a bill being considered in the State Legislature. The issue stems from people claiming their pet is a service animal in order to bring it into a place like a restaurant, store or rental property that doesn't allow pets.
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Battling Allergies in Pets
Sure, many of us are allergic to pet's dander, but...

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February 18, 2021 78 min

Alaska is the Unlikely Adopter of New Pet Custody Laws
For the first time, a state has specifically said that a companion animal has visibility in a divorce proceeding beyond that of property and that the court may award custody on the basis of what is best for the dog, not the human owners. In a first, Alaska divorce courts will now treat pets more like children even though, in the eyes of the law, animals are considered property....

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February 11, 2021 79 min

Pit Bulls Being Used To Fight Crime
Brad Croft of Universal K9 trains shelter pit-bulls to assist police officers in fighting crime and searching for people. The success of the program can be seen around the country as more police departments express interest in these dogs.
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Fixing A Broken Heart
Even the most grounded person can be devastated by the loss of a pet. Dr. Guy Winch is an authority on broken-hearts and has...

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Is It Wrong To Love Your Pets More Than Humans?
Clinical Forensic Psychologist Dr. John Huber culled research indicating that, given the choice, we prefer puppies over people. Respondents to a recent survey are significantly less distressed when adult humans were victimized, in comparison with human babies, puppies and adult dogs.
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Myths of Dog Training
Monique Feyrecilde breaks the common fallacies associated with tra...

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January 28, 2021 78 min

Animal Officer Sings To Dogs
Vance County North Carolina Animal Control Officer Chad Olds discovered a new use for his incredible singing skills. He's able to quiet the barking a several dozen dogs by playing guitar and singing to them. The shelter videotaped one of his sessions. The video went viral and adoptions increased.
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Stress and Skin
Did you know that stress could be a factor in your pet's skin issues? T...

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Tickles Saves Pickles
When this little pig got sick and needed a blood transfusion, his guardian, Maddie worked effortlessly to find a match. Thanks to social media, Pickles the Potbellied Pig was saved by Tickles - a 450 lb. donor pig, whom was also saved from the butcher in this 'win-win-win' hog story.
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Examining PVP's Prior to Vet Visits
Dr. Natalie Marks suggest that pet owners use Pre-Visit Pharmaceut...

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January 14, 2021 78 min

Who Gets Custody Of The Dog?
Attorney Jeremy Cohen gave up his job prosecuting those accused of insurance fraud. He found it unfulfilling. Now, he represents dogs. He'll share the details of several current cases that involve custody battles over pets.
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Denver Bans Declawing
Denver has become the first U.S. city, outside of California, to ban the declawing of cats. The new law prohibits veterinarians from performing...

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Rescue Crowd-funds Butt-hole For Kitten
Shawn Simons is the Headmistress of the Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats. They're an outstanding non-profit rescue in the Los Angeles area. Shawn just crowd-funded a $10,000 surgery for a kitten. That may not sound unusual until you hear the kitty was born with Imperforate Anus, or no butt-hole. Now, along with television sensation Tosh.0, she's trying to raise a million ...

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Officer Tells Story Of Lake Rescue
The video of an cop rescuing a dog from a frozen lake has gone viral. Officer Robert Voorhees took a big risk when he decided to cross an ice covered lake in New Jersey. He'll share his heroic story with Animal Radio listeners. He says anyone would've done what he did. Would you?
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Top Dog-Friendly States
With about 90 million dogs living in homes in the US, we are a country of...

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Enrichment In The Home During Winter
Cold weather usually means the kids and pets spend more time indoors. Less exercise and activity could result in unwanted behavior issues. Dr. E'Lise Christensen is a board certified veterinary behaviorist. She'll share some great ideas for keeping your pets occupied and out of trouble. As far as the kids go, you're on your own. This is part of the Fear Free Expert Series.
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Jo Anne Worley Returns
Actress, Comedian, President of Actors and Others for Animals, and all-around funny gal Jo Anne Worley (Laugh In) returns to Animal Radio to talk about her one true love, "Harmony" her 5-pound Yorkie. She proves that laughing and loving animals is all we need to be a happy soul.
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Laundry Pods Dangerous for Animals
You probably know those laundry detergent pods that so many people are using...

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The Big Cat Is Back
Actress and Animal Activist Tippi Hedren (The Birds - Shambala) returns to Animal Radio to talk about life living with Lions, Tigers and Ligers, oh my. She rescues tigers that were purchased as pets and out-grew their home. She's also forged legislation that outlaws exotic animals as pets. Animal Radio will hook you up with her autobiography, Tippi.
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Turtle Doves Drives Up Cost
The slow recovery ...

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December 3, 2020 78 min

#OpossumLivesMatter
Opossum guardian and advocate Lea Murray is mother to several opossums, including Kricket, the Fruit Loop eating marsupial in this viral video. Lea is outraged about an Inside Edition broadcast that painted Opossums as a typhus vehicle. She says the much maligned and misunderstood critter is actually good for humankind.
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AVMA Release Latest Stats On Pet Ownership
Pet ownership is on the rise with dog...

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