Maria chats with Animal Advocate and NBC Correspondent Jill Rappaport about the importance of adoption, how to keep your pets safe and healthy this summer, and Comcast's latest camera that lets you watch your pet while you're away from home!
Maria chats with Phyllis Taiano, founder of Four Paws Sake NYC on how to keep your pets safe this holiday weekend. There are tips on what to do if your pet gets lost and what to do if you find a lost pet. Have a happy holiday weekend and keep your pets safe!
Maria speaks with Emily Stein, a scientist who invented TEEF for your dog's dental care. TEEF outsmarts the bacteria that causes tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath. Learn more at Teefhealth.com.
Maria speaks with Tina Traster who produced the documentary Catnip Nation. The film is about the plight of feral cats, TNR, and the people who take care of them. Learn more at catnipnation.com.
Maria chats with Just Food For Dogs CEO Carey Tischler about their fresh, human-grade food; their relationship with Petco as they expand and open in-store kitchens; and more! Check out JustFoodForDogs.com (they have food for cats too!)
Maria chats with NYS Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal and (return guest!) Animal Legal Defense Fund's Executive Director Stephen Wells about "Bella's Bill" hopefully becoming law, as well as other pending bills.
Maria chats with Bev Lambert, who founded MuttNation with her daughter Miranda, about their upcoming MuttNation March on June 6th (Sign up for the virtual march like I did!) plus all the work they do to get shelter pets adopted! Learn more at muttnation.com.
Maria chats with Pets For Vets founder Clarissa Black and Jessica Strouse, spokesperson for International Delight, about their new partnership matching shelter animals with our nation's veterans.
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and Maria speaks with Dr Dan Markwalder, founding partner of Companion Animal Hospital in Chicago about keeping our pets safe from ticks, how to find them, and more! Lymeawarenessforpets.com
And there's nothing wrong with that! Maria speaks with Dr. John Huber who is the Chairman for Mainstream Mental Health, and a clinical forensic psychologist in TX. It's a fun chat with Dr. Huber! Learn more at drpsycho.org (great website name right?!)
Maria chats with Sean Solouki, founder and CEO of NatureZway. These products are made from bamboo which is durable, versatile, and good for the environment. Learn more at NatureZway.com
Maria speaks with author Leslie Landis about her novel "Chendell: A Natural Warrior", a fantasy novel with environmental themes, about how we can all make little changes to do our part. Learn more at chendell.com.
Maria speaks with inventor Lisa Baronoff about her product Walkee Paws leggings for dogs. Walkee Paws have waterproof rubber soles, fit much better than other products on the market, and protect your dog's paws from the elements outside. Go to walkeepaws.com.
Maria speaks with renowned biologist and primatologist Frans de Waal about his book "Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves" which is on the New York Times Bestseller List! Basically, animals experience and act on emotions just like we do.
Maria speaks with Farm Sanctuary's National Shelter Director Susie Coston about the recent recurring news of animals escaping slaughterhouses; how are they escaping; why; and where are they going? Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen NY has rescued over 1000 farm animals! Learn more at farmsanctuary.org.
Ever wonder what happens to racehorses when they're done racing? Maria speaks with Kim Weir of The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation where they not only save horses, but they also save lives. Their "Second Chance Program" helps inmates learn life skills so they can lead productive lives when they're released! Learn more at TRFINC.ORG
Maria speaks with Dr. Marilynn Glasser, a designer, consultant, author, and professor, about what goes into designing a dog park! You an also read her book "Dog Park Design" on Amazon.
Maria speaks with John Paolucci and illustrator Doris Tomaselli about their book "Saving Montana", a story about a horse named Montana that John met, bonded with, and then rescued.
Maria speaks with Artur Sousa who created Adopets.org, a free online tool to adopt pets. Adopets helps people and shelters find each other!
Maria speaks with analyst Tim Spell on how to travel safely in your vehicle with your pet! This is the week many people are on vacation--and 97% of Americans drive with their pets--we can learn the best way to travel so our pets are safe and sound.