Animal Radio® Episode 752
May 2, 2014•99 min
Pet Bucket List
Our Hero Person this week is Riina Cooke. When she discovered her dog had a terminal illness and only months to live, she created a bucket list of stuff to do with "Romeo" before he passed. She shares how the idea originated and some of the fun things she did with her dog in his last moments.
Where Animals Go To Retire
Ellie Laks spends her days caring for a menagerie of animals that were abandoned or neglected. From cows to kitties, her property is home to over a hundred animals that will live their life out at the Gentle Barn.
While microchips are a great form of identification, Ulvid Osis created a pet registration system that works in tandem with microchips to help owners find missing animals using a Google search. He'll explain how Fetch ID is peace of mind.
While many a documentary and film has been made about the Titanic, none really focused on the many animals aboard the doomed crossing. Tammy Trujillo suggests you have tissue handy when you hear about one owner that wouldn't leave her dog's side.
Mexico Is Going To The Dogs
Over the past decade, Mexico's middle class has been growing and that has created a new market for all things dog. This includes everything from clothing and accessory boutiques, spas and restaurants that feature doggie snacks. Since 2008, sales of pet-related products in Mexico have grown an average of 13 percent a year, to $2.2 billion last year.
Colorado Is The 39th State To Ban Greyhound Racing
The governor of that state has signed it into law. Yes on marijuana, no on pit-bulls and now then end of Greyhound racing with a new ban. At least seven states still allow greyhound racing.
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