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Animal Radio is the most listened to animal programming in the U.S.; created to educate, reduce surrenders and to help animals live long, healthy and happier lives.

Animal Radio is the most listened to animal programming in the U.S.; created to educate, reduce surrenders and to help animals live long, healthy and happier lives.
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Los Angeles, CA

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Animal Radio is the most listened to animal programming in the U.S.; created to educate, reduce surrenders and to help animals live long, healthy and happier lives.

Language:

English

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699 Paula St. Morro Bay, CA 93442 1-866-405-8405


Episodes

Animal Radio Episode 964

5/25/2018
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When Pets Attack Many of us have stories of being bit or attacked by companion animals. Some careers are inherently vulnerable to attacks, like veterinarians and postal carriers. USPS Carrier Ramiro DeMarco talks about dogs, cats and snakes that have 'gone postal.' Listen Now The Sounds You Can't Hear Dr. Jeremy Turner, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Illinois College, studies the sounds that humans can't hear, but that may be loud and clear, and maybe even annoying to your...

Duration:01:18:46

Animal Radio Episode 963

5/18/2018
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Natasha Lyonne Spoils Her Maltipoo Actress Natasha Lyonne (Orange is the New Black) is our guest. She divulges her obsession with "Root Beer," her Maltese/Poodle mutt. Natasha joins Will Arnett, Stanley Tucci and Shaq for the new movie Show Dogs. She says it's much easier to work with dog actors than human actors. Listen Now Human Meds for Pets Dr. Lisa Radosta explains the use of common human behavioral medicines, including Prozac, for use with anxiety-ridden dogs and cats. She says...

Duration:01:20:04

Animal Radio Episode 962

5/11/2018
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Being Blind - Faking A Sighted Person For 30 years, legally blind from birth, Stephen Kuusistos went about his daily business as if he had 20/20 vision. He even drove bikes and motorcycles. But his life changed dramatically when he met his first service dog, Corky. This dog assisted him and even taught him some valuable life lessons. Listen Now The Truth About Raccoons Over the years, many people have tried to make pets out of raccoons. This is nearly impossible. Raccoons not only make...

Duration:01:21:09

Animal Radio Episode 961

5/4/2018
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Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom The little known insurance company would've sunk into obscurity if it weren't for the marriage to the iconic television programming it hitched its name to. Marlin Perkins and his monkey hosted the Sunday evening tradition. The show lives on today as a web series hosted by this week's Animal Radio guest, Peter Gros. Peter talks about several harrowing experiences filming wild animals, including chasing a 12-foot python through the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in...

Duration:01:26:54

Animal Radio Episode 960

4/27/2018
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No Dogs Left Behind Jeffrey Beri founded the global animal rescue No Dogs Left Behind. He checks in with Animal Radio from China where he's rescuing thousands of dogs from a horrific life and ultimate slaughter. He reports that the Chinese are changing their view on pets. Brilliant Shelter Program Alan Cook, the inventor and mastermind behind the Brilliant Pad Self-Cleaning Dog Potty, is donating hundreds of potties to shelters and adopters across America. "By potty training shelter...

Duration:01:17:56

Animal Radio Episode 959

4/20/2018
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Catstravaganza Comedian/Actress Mindy Sterling (Austin Powers) is doing a mewsical about cats along with Fred Willard, Emily Deschaneland Nicole Sullivan. These are only a smattering of celebrities that will be singing their heart out. Mindy is our guest this week. How To Think Like A Cat Do cats worry about retirement? Nope. Do cats do things they don't want to? Definitely not. Stephane Garner joins us from France to tell us how to structure our life to be more like the serene feline....

Duration:01:19:38

Animal Radio Episode 958

4/13/2018
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Pets Make You More Attractive Dr. Helen Fisher is a Senior Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute. She's been studying the correlation between pets and dating. Dr. Fisher says, "Dogs are chick magnets!" Women find men with a dog to be more attractive. But interestingly, or not, this does not work in reverse. In fact, the 'cat lady' has a negative stigma. Major Pet Store Raided After Whistle Blowing Employee Police in Bellevue, Tennessee recently raided a national pet store chain...

Duration:01:18:31

Animal Radio Episode 957

4/6/2018
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Hidden Pain In Cats Cats may feel pain but there may be no obvious signs. Dr. Robin Downing specializes in pain and palliative medicine for pets and she explains why cats may not exhibit the signs of pain, or at least how humans perceive pain. Dr. Downing also discusses pain treatments for our furry friends. This segment is part of the Fear Free Expert Series. Sea-furring Felines We remember the bold seafarers of yore, from Magellan to Shackleton, for their extraordinary exploits; New...

Duration:01:19:27

Animal Radio Episode 956

3/30/2018
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Mistakes Veterinarians Make As hard as it may be to believe, doctors are human too. An anonymous veterinarian confesses to the mistakes he/she made in their practice. Common errors include forgetting to take out an IV catheter to leaving a thermometer in. Listen as Dr. Debbie comments on these FAILS. How Much Does A Vet Visit Really Cost Research shows that 1 in 3 pets will need urgent vet care this year. Every 6 seconds an owner is given a vet bill more than $1000. This is why Rob...

Duration:01:18:28

Animal Radio Episode 955

3/23/2018
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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. Stress and Skin Did you know that stress could be a factor in your pet's skin issues? The number one reason animal guardians visit the vet revolves around skin and...

Duration:01:17:53

Animal Radio Episode 954

3/16/2018
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Are People Harming Their Pet For Drugs A lady in Kentucky was charged with fraud and torture after she cut her dog multiple times to get the opioid and pain-killer Tramadol. Is this just the tip of the iceberg? Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald is back to chime in on the national opioid crisis and how it affects our pets. Who's Your Daddy? Mindy Tenenbaum has joined the ranks of the increasingly popular pet DNA testing industry. Her company, DNA My Dog uses a sophisticated, yet easy to use cheek...

Duration:01:18:08

Animal Radio Episode 953

3/9/2018
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Why Is Pentobarbital In Our Pet Food? Jaclyn Bowen of the Clean Label Project is back to explain why our pet's food supply is constantly jeopardized. What are the implications of the Blue Buffalo's sale to General Mills? You should listen before you shop for pet food again. Understanding UTI Urinary Tract Infections are more common than you think. Did you know stress could cause a UTI in your cat or dog? Dr. Tony Huffington explains how a stressed animal is at higher risk for infection....

Duration:01:17:14

Animal Radio Episode 952

3/2/2018
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Not Sci-fi. A Device That Translates Woofs and Meows Into Words Dr. Con Slobodchikoff (Professor Emeritus NAU) believes we are close to developing a gadget that will translate what your dog or cat is saying into English words. While several novelty items are currently on the market, his work is based in science. Slobodchikoff says "So many people would dearly love to talk with their dog. With cats, I'm not sure what they'd have to say. A lot of times it might just be 'you idiot, just feed...

Duration:01:18:17

Animal Radio Episode 951

2/23/2018
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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. Myths of Dog Training Monique Feyrecilde breaks the common fallacies associated with training your dog. She'll share the mistakes we make when trying to...

Duration:01:18:19

Animal Radio Episode 950

2/16/2018
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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. 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 answers to common questions following the death of a pet. He says you...

Duration:01:19:22

Animal Radio Episode 949

2/9/2018
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Southwest Airlines Donates Rescue Flight It wasn't an easy task for pet advocate Mirah Horowitz. She explains how she managed to convince Southwest Airlines to donate a round trip flight to rescue animals from hurricane stricken Puerto Rico. The pilots and flight attendants all donated their time, unpaid for this jaunt to America's own third-world territory. The government has done little to restore power and clean water to 60% of the island. The animals are suffering. This rescue flight...

Duration:01:18:18

Animal Radio Episode 948

2/2/2018
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What If Your Pet Could Talk? There have been some new advances in Artificial Intelligence (A.I.), which suggest the dream of being able to talk with animals could really happen. With the help of A.I., scientists are learning how to translate animals' vocalizations and facial expressions into something we can understand. Dog Flu Is Year Round Canine Influenza, more commonly known as the 'dog flu' is not the same virus as the human flu. For humans, there is a flu season in which the virus...

Duration:01:17:48

Animal Radio Episode 947

1/26/2018
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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. Examining PVP's Prior to Vet Visits Dr. Natalie Marks suggest that pet owners use Pre-Visit Pharmaceuticals (PVP) before you go to the veterinarian. This will make the visit easier and...

Duration:01:17:54

Animal Radio Episode 946

1/19/2018
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Opossum Rescue is a Thing The Opossum's Pouch Rescue founder Beth Sparks is our guest. She says North America's only marsupial is quite misunderstood. Beth cares for injured and orphaned Opossums, which are different than Possums. Who knew? Well, apparently everybody, as rescues and social media sites centered on the Opossum are popping up everywhere. Besides, who can resist the little guy in this picture? Denver Bans Cat Declawing Denver has become the first city in Colorado to ban...

Duration:01:18:25

Animal Radio Episode 945

1/12/2018
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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? Top Dog-Friendly States With about 90 million dogs living in homes in the US, we are a country of dog lovers. But not all states are equal in terms of safety and amenities for...

Duration:01:18:14

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