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Animal Radio® is America's "most-listened-to" animal programming; created to educate, reduce surrenders and to help animals live long, healthy and happier lives.

Animal Radio® is America's "most-listened-to" animal programming; created to educate, reduce surrenders and to help animals live long, healthy and happier lives.


Los Angeles, CA


Animal Radio® is America's "most-listened-to" animal programming; created to educate, reduce surrenders and to help animals live long, healthy and happier lives.




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1199. Iconic Singer Eric Burdon Shares 'Animal' Stories, Including Living In A Zoo.

A Real Animal Singer/Songwriter Eric Burdon (The Animals/War) guests this weekend on Animal Radio. He'll talk about his affinity for Elephants, and what he's doing about it. Eric will also share his experience living in a zoo. Listen Now Creating a Fear Free World for Your Pets When two competing radio hosts get together, they must have something really important to talk about. Sure enough, Steve Dale and Hal Abrams team up to talk about the Fear Free movement and how it can benefit your...


1198. Actor John O'Hurley, Musician Tanya Tucker and 'Cat-Daddy' Jackson Galaxy Take Over Animal Radio

John O'Hurley is Back Co-host of NBC's Thanksgiving Day National Dog Show; actor John O'Hurley (J. Peterman on Seinfeld) is back for the 14th year to share fun stories about the dogs in his life. He'll also take a stab at pronouncing the new breed names in this year's Thanksgiving Day show. At home, John has two dogs, a Cavalier King Charles named Sadie and a Havanese named Lucy. John says that everything he knows about dogs he learned at the National Dog Show from the breeders and from...


1197. Should You Trust CBD For Pets?

CBD for Pets You've probably heard about CBD, or Cannabidiol, a cannabis compound boasting significant medical benefits. Research on the safety and efficacy in pets is still in its early stages according to Dr. Joe Wakshlag. He'll help us parse out all the claims and navigate the double-talk. Listen Now Selfies Include Pets Pet owners are being asked if, and why, they include their cat or dog in selfies posted to social media as part of new research into our relationships with our pets....


1196. Actor Ed Begley Jr. Talks About Your Pet's Carbon Pawprint

Your Pet's Carbon Paw-print Actor Ed Begley Jr. is well-known for being green before green was cool. He'll share ideas for reducing your pet's carbon paw-print and saving money at the same time. Listen Now Canine Fender Bender A woman recently returned from her shopping trip at the mall to discover her car had been hit by a vehicle driven by three dogs. She later learned the owner had left it running with the animals inside and they somehow managed to put it into gear. Listen Now Top...


1195. Dog Learns To Skateboard By Watching Neighborhood Kids

George The Skateboarding Dog Nadine Singel never tried to train her bulldog to skateboard. When you see him surfing the concrete with such passion and skill, it's hard to believe that he picked up the sport by watching neighborhood kids skateboarding. You'll love George's story. Listen Now Why You Should Adopt A Senior Pet Senior pets are often the most undesirable pets to adopt. But seniors actually make great pets. So says Kim Skarritt, founder of the Silver Muzzle Cottage, a rescue...


1194. Can Your Dog Be Repossessed? ASPCA Goes After Predatory Lenders

Celebrating Halloween With Your Pet A mere 16% of us dress our pets for Halloween. This year, there are more choices than ever for unique costumes. Costume maker Allison Albert shares her latest and greatest designs. Dr. Debbie has tips for those pets that just aren't into this scary holiday. Listen Now Common Flea Meds Causing Seizures The FDA has issued a warning that flea medications in the Isoxazoline class such as Bravecto, Credelio, Nexgard and Simparica may do more than just...


1193. Pet Marijuana Toxicity A Growing Problem

Can Dogs Be Gay? Dogs may exhibit behavior that we, as humans, construe as sexual behavior. The truth of the matter is that it has more to do with dominance and not sexual preference. Alan Kabel unravels the mystery that has many of us scratching our head in confusion. Listen Now Flight of The Butterflies Dr. Chip Taylor was the advisor of the 3-D hit IMAX movie "Flight of the Butterflies." He explains the intriguing migration of the Monarch from Mexico to Canada. You might be surprised...


1192. Actress/Comedian Nicole Sullivan Talks About The Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats

Funny-lady Nicole Sullivan's Sleeping Arrangements America's Favorite Dog Walker, actress & comedian Nicole Sullivan (King of Queens - MadTV) is our guest. She wants you to know about the Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats. She's also wants you to know her sleeping arrangements. Listen Now DON'T Give Your Dog a Bone Vets are now warning people not to give their dog a bone because it could kill them. And, if you're thinking that only applies to cooked bones, which break and...

1191. What's It Really Like To Clone Your Dog? Comedian Elayne Boosler Guests.

He Cloned His Dog! George Semel cloned his dog after it was mauled by a Rottweiler. Now the Koreans are holding his three cloned puppies for ransom. They want more than the $50,000 he was initially asked to pay. And what proof does he have that these are actually cloned animals? None yet. Join us as TLC's "I Cloned My Pet" films this compelling interview. Listen Now Cemetery Welcomes Man's Best Friend Families have been known to skirt cemetery rules in trying to reunite Fido or Patches...


1190. Baby Boomers Giving Up On Pets

Moving Animals For The Rich And Famous If your last airplane flight had you sitting next to a baboon, it could've been for a client of Pacific Pet Transport, the latest company to get a Reality TV show. They move animals for the rich and famous. From rhinos to snakes, James Nelligan shares their travels and spills the beans on Alanis Morissette and several other big names. Listen Now Banned Pit Bulls Breed Specific Legislation (BSL) has many up in arms over these ridiculous laws. What's...


1189. The Most Bizarre And Exceptional Dogs, Cats, Fish, Birds And Insects

Ripley's Strangest Animals Ripley's Believe It Or Not is back for their parade down Animal Radio avenue with the most-bizarre and exceptional dogs, cats, fish, birds and insects. We are proud to have more giveaways of the new coffee-table book. Listen Now Smartphones for Cows The age-old task of determining when your milk-cow is in heat is over. A French company has designed a cell-gadget that attaches to the cows genitalia and automatically texts you when it detects an increase in...


1188. Grab Your Pet For This Live 'Blessing Of The Animals'

Blessing of the Animals He's back to bless your dogs, cats, fish, birds, snakes, and even your iguanas! Dr. James Capers claims to be fluent in "parrot" among other languages. His charismatic personality will put a smile on your face and his blessing will bring your pet years of happiness. Listen Now Rock Eating Kitty Dr. Debbie takes on some of America's biggest challenges every week. This week it's all about a cat that eats rocks. What would make a kitty do such a thing. How do you...


1187. Comedian/Actress Debra Wilson Talks About Long, Slimy, Slithering Pets

Actress/Comedian Debra Wilson Guests Debra Wilson has a thing for long, slimy, slithering reptiles. In fact, he shares her life with one. Get all the gooey details and find out why she's Nuts for Mutts. Listen Now Dancing Dogs Author Jon Katz is back and this time he's sharing short stories about our strange and unique connection to our animals. You're not alone when you spoil your furry family. Listen Now Special Dog Gets Second Leash on Life Nakio was a prime candidate to be...


1186. Clint Eastwood's Daughter, Alison Shares Animal Stories

Clint Eastwood's Daughter Talks Animals Alison Eastwood talks about her Reality TV show on Nat Geo. "Animal Invaders" focuses on exotic animals that are living in inadequate conditions. Alison talks about life with dad and says Clint is allergic to horses, making much of his early days of film a tough act. Listen Now Living Piggy Bank A Florida couple doesn't seem to have any need for a piggy bank, since their ten-year-old beagle Arnie appears to be more than willing to fill the role of...


1185. Nat Geo's Dr. Pol Talks About Having A Camera Crew Watch His Every Move.

Nat Geo's Incredible Dr. Pol Not only is he Incredible, but he has quite the sense of humor also. Dr. Pol describes what it's like to have a camera watching your every move, including when his arm is two feet up a cow's ... well ... you know. Listen Now Puppy IN Pants Results In Animal Cruelty A Colorado woman has been arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after allegedly shoving her Chihuahua puppy down her pants. The incident occurred during a domestic dispute in which policed found...


1184. Actor Jamie Farr Talks Animals

M*A*S*H's "Klinger", Jamie Farr Guests Known for his outlandish role on the long-running series M*A*S*H, Jamie Farr started his career cleaning the cages of chinchillas. Animals have always been a part of his life and he's proud to share his story. Listen Now What Are The Chances Your Pet Will Be Lost? The ASPCA did a survey of pet owners to find out if they ever lost their pets. A Whopping 15% misplaced their furry companion in the last 5 years. What is the best technique for keeping...


1183. Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

Lake Algae Can Be Harmful For Your Dog If your dog likes to swim, it's probably best to make sure he only swims in the pool this summer. Pollution Control Agency is asking swimmers and pet owners to be aware of algae-ridden lakes and foul-smelling water after toxins from the blue-green blooms killed some dogs last month. Listen Now Should You Have Pet Insurance? If you don't have it, you've probably asked yourself whether you should have pet insurance for when the unexpected happens....


1182. The 10 Weirdest Animal Laws

Strange Animal Laws David Rosengard, a Staff Attorney for the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) explores the 10 Weirdest Animal Laws on the Books. He'll also share some of the important work the ALDF does for animals worldwide by being a voice for the voiceless. Listen Now How Much Would You Spend to Save Your Pet? More and more pet parents these days are willing to go the financial distance for their pets to give them the best. Americans dog owners spend $2,033 toward their pets on...


1181. The Cat That Steals Underwear From Neighbors

Sloth Love Most every social media butterfly has seen at least one cute video of a sloth (if not, check out our Facebook page). These litter critters are so cute, that many people want one as a pet. Photographer Sam Trull says she "went to Costa Rica for the primates but stayed for the sloths." She has the lowdown on sloths, and she says people think they're slow. She says "they can be fast when they want to, and their nails are pretty scary too." Listen Now Personal Pet Check Up You...


1180. When Ugly = Cute - Funny Vet Stories

What Happens To Your Pet If Something Happens To You? You don't have to be Leona Helmsley to plan for your pet if you should die. Estate Attorney AJ Fudge is our guest. She says it's easy to plan for any eventuality, but you should know how. Simply putting your pet in your will isn't enough, as that may be contested. Listen Now Funny Vet Stories Dr. Bo Brock has just about seen it all, despite living in the middle of nowhere. He's treated just about every animal, from Ostriches to...