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.
Maria speaks with Burt Ward--Batman's Robin--who has been rescuing dogs with his wife Tracy for 23 years! It's called Gentle Giants Rescue in Norco CA. They even have a dog food too: Gentle Giants Canine Cuisine. Learn more at gentlegiantsrescue.com.
Maria speaks with Dr Evan Antin about how to tell your cat is stressed; what to do for your cat's stress; how it feels to be voted People's "Sexiest Vet Alive" (!) and more...check out comfortzone.com.
Maria speaks with Beth Bellanti, Vodka For Dog People Program Manager at Tito's Handmade Vodka. They discuss all the ways Tito's gives back helping others-both people and dogs! As their website states: "The vision of our Vodka for Dog People program is to better the lives of pets and their families far and wide." Learn more at titosvodka.com/dogs
Maria speaks with Dr. Fred Metzger about how cannabinoid (CBD) products help our pets; research proves it! Learn more at ellevetsciences.com
Laura Vorreyer returns to the podcast and chats with Maria about The Pet Sitter's Tale's digital availability, Twitter, CBD oil, and lots more. the petsitterstale.com
Maria speaks with Nancy Gee from the WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition, and Megan Mueller from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University about all the benefits of living with a pet. And now studies are proving what we (pet owners) always believed! Waltham.com.
Maria chats with MUTTS creator Patrick McDonnell about his comic strip (in over 700 newspapers in 20 countries!); his new book "You Have Those Wild Eyes Again Mooch"; his upcoming 25th Anniversary; and his partnership with the Humane Society (5% of your purchases at mutts.com goes to the Humane Society)