Animal Radio® Episode 756
May 30, 2014•99 min
I Could Pee On This
Our special guest is Francesco Marciuliano. He's the author of the Sally Forth comic strip that runs in over 700 newspapers, and most recently a series of pet poetry that he says he transcribed from his cat. Not bad for a kid that had a "Bucket List" at 10 years old. You'll laugh until you hurt!
$1-Million Dollar Lawsuit Over Dog That Was Supposed to Euthanized
The story of the vet in Fort Worth, Texas who is charged with keeping several dogs alive who were supposed to be euthanized so they could be used as blood donors just keeps getting more unbelievable. The latest is that the Camp Bowie Animal Clinic has been shut down while Dr. Lou Tierce is being investigated for animal cruelty and faces a $1-million dollar lawsuit.
Stuffed Pet Look-a-likes
Jennifer Graham has a pretty cool business. She makes customized stuffed animals that look just like your pet. You'll submit front and side view pictures of your furry-companion. Eight weeks later the UPS man will deliver a stuffed version of the family pet.
Animal Radio® Veterinary Correspondent Dr. Marty Becker is back. This time he's reporting on a "game-changing" injection that could ultimately reduce the amount of animals euthanized simply because they have no home.
There's Panda-Monium in China
There is panda-monium going on in pet shops all over China. Dogs that look like the country's prized pandas are all the rage. It takes about two hours to turn a dog into a panda do and the look will last for about six weeks before it is time for a touch up.
IKEA Helps Homeless Animals In Showrooms
The showrooms of two IKEA stores currently feature life-sized cardboard cutouts of shelter dogs available for adoption. Shoppers interested in the dogs can scan their unique QR codes to learn more about them.
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