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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.


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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.




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1108. Sanjay Gupta Learned More From His Dog Than 25 Years Of Philosophy Education

Fake Service Animals Might Be A Crime Misrepresenting a pet as a service animal may become a crime in Wyoming under a bill being considered in the State Legislature. The issue stems from people claiming their pet is a service animal in order to bring it into a place like a restaurant, store or rental property that doesn't allow pets. Listen Now Battling Allergies in Pets Sure, many of us are allergic to pet's dander, but did you know that your dog's scratching and itching could be their...


1107. Pet Custody Laws Are Changing

Alaska is the Unlikely Adopter of New Pet Custody Laws For the first time, a state has specifically said that a companion animal has visibility in a divorce proceeding beyond that of property and that the court may award custody on the basis of what is best for the dog, not the human owners. In a first, Alaska divorce courts will now treat pets more like children even though, in the eyes of the law, animals are considered property. It makes Alaska the first state in the country to require...


1106. Pit Bulls Being Used To Fight Crime

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. Listen Now 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....


1105. Is It Wrong To Love Your Pets More Than Humans?

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. Listen Now Myths of Dog Training Monique Feyrecilde breaks the common fallacies associated with training your dog. She'll share the mistakes we make when...


1104. High Rate Of Veterinarian Suicides

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. Listen Now 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...


1103. Making Vet Visits Easier For Your Pet

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. Listen Now 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...


1102. Who Gets Custody Of The Pet?

Who Gets Custody Of The Dog? Attorney Jeremy Cohen gave up his job prosecuting those accused of insurance fraud. He found it unfulfilling. Now, he represents dogs. He'll share the details of several current cases that involve custody battles over pets. Listen Now Denver Bans Declawing Denver has become the first U.S. city, outside of California, to ban the declawing of cats. The new law prohibits veterinarians from performing the controversial procedure unless it's medically necessary....


1101. Cat Rescue Organization Funds Butt-hole Replacement - Strange Things Found On Dog X-Rays

Rescue Crowd-funds Butt-hole For Kitten Shawn Simons is the Headmistress of the Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats. They're an outstanding non-profit rescue in the Los Angeles area. Shawn just crowd-funded a $10,000 surgery for a kitten. That may not sound unusual until you hear the kitty was born with Imperforate Anus, or no butt-hole. Now, along with television sensation Tosh.0, she's trying to raise a million for 2000 butt-holes. Listen Now Who's Got Your Back When The...


1100. Officer Tells Story of Rescuing Dog From Frozen Lake

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? Listen Now 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...


1099. Paul McCartney Confirms A Beatles Song Has A Track Only Dogs Can Hear.

Enrichment In The Home During Winter Cold weather usually means the kids and pets spend more time indoors. Less exercise and activity could result in unwanted behavior issues. Dr. E'Lise Christensen is a board certified veterinary behaviorist. She'll share some great ideas for keeping your pets occupied and out of trouble. As far as the kids go, you're on your own. This is part of the Fear Free Expert Series. Listen Now Dealing With Off-Leash Dogs It's the stuff of nightmares. You and...


1098. Comedianne Jo Anne Worley Returns for Holiday Special

Jo Anne Worley Returns Actress, Comedian, President of Actors and Others for Animals, and all-around funny gal Jo Anne Worley (Laugh In) returns to Animal Radio to talk about her one true love, "Harmony" her 5-pound Yorkie. She proves that laughing and loving animals is all we need to be a happy soul. Listen Now Laundry Pods Dangerous for Animals You probably know those laundry detergent pods that so many people are using these days are dangerous to children, but did you know they are...


1097. Actress Tippi Hedren Guests and Turtle Doves Drive Up Price of 12 Days of Christmas

The Big Cat Is Back Actress and Animal Activist Tippi Hedren (The Birds - Shambala) returns to Animal Radio to talk about life living with Lions, Tigers and Ligers, oh my. She rescues tigers that were purchased as pets and out-grew their home. She's also forged legislation that outlaws exotic animals as pets. Animal Radio will hook you up with her autobiography, Tippi. Listen Now Turtle Doves Drives Up Cost The slow recovery of the U.S. economy may be responsible for the increasing costs...


1096. #OpossumLivesMatter

#OpossumLivesMatter Opossum guardian and advocate Lea Murray is mother to several opossums, including Kricket, the Fruit Loop eating marsupial in this viral video. Lea is outraged about an Inside Edition broadcast that painted Opossums as a typhus vehicle. She says the much maligned and misunderstood critter is actually good for humankind. Listen Now AVMA Release Latest Stats On Pet Ownership Pet ownership is on the rise with dogs leading the way and large increases in the number of less...


1095. Talking To Your Cat About Gun Safety

Talk To Your Cat About Gun Safety Zachary Auburn is on the show to deliver an important message. He wants you to know how to talk to your cat about gun safety, abstinence, drugs, Satanism, and other dangers that threaten their nine-lives. Zach believes we can make our cats - and America - great again. Listen Now Music for Cats Topping Charts A special music album created just for cats is being lapped up by humans too, and has topped two classical music charts on Amazon and iTunes....


1094. Random Samples of Pet Foods Finds Mercury & Other Heavy Metals

The Raw Debate Chef Kevyn Matthews, also known as the Dog Chef (Dogs 101/DOG-TV) is doing a booming business cooking for dogs in the Northeast. He makes nutritious meals that focus on healing certain ailments. He'll debate the pros and cons of a raw diet with Dr. Debbie. Listen Now Mercury In Your Pet Food Postdoctoral Scholar Dr. Sarrah Dunham-Cheatham randomly sampled 100 pet foods. 16 of those samples had mercury concentrations that were well above the maximum tolerable limit. That's...


1093. Can You Put A Price On Your Pet? How About 2-Million?

14 Year-Old Pet Product Inventor Brooke Martin is only 14, but she sounds more intelligent than many adults. She also is the inventor of a device that allows you to have visual contact between you and your dog using a tablet or mobile phone. It also dispenses treats. Brooke believe this is an answer to separation anxiety. Listen Now New Worm Threat Imagine a 6 inch worm coming out of your pets skin. Sounds like something out of the latest horror movie. Unfortunately, it's a real new worm...


1092. Actor Josh Duhamel on Rescuing Dogs

Faking It! A new trend is the unfortunate and fraudulent use of "Service Dog" credentials for owners wanting to bring their dogs into restaurants, airlines and hotels. Pawtopia's Colleen Demling explains the problem and why the disabled suffers. Listen Now Aspirin and Pets Did you know that Aspirin can be toxic to your pet? Dr. Debbie dispels the myths about pain relief for your pet. Listen Now Josh Duhamel Guests Besides a flourishing acting career, Josh Duhamel spends a lot of time...


1091. Sharing Your Bed With Your Pet Leads to Bad Sleep Quality

Using High-Tech To Find Homes Adi Pinhas is using facial recognition technology in his new iPhone app. You'll upload a picture of the pet you want and it'll tell you all the adoptable animals that look like the original picture. The Verge Magazine uploaded a picture of Lady Gaga and got back an adoptable hamster. Listen Now Purina Compensates Victims Of Recalled Treats Just a few weeks ago, both Petco and Petsmart said they would stop selling pet treats made in China. For the past 7...


1090. Are American's Too Attached To Their Pets?

Parrots Helping Veterans with P.T.S.D. Dr. Lorin Lindner founded Serenity Park, a unique sanctuary on the grounds of the Los Angeles Veterans Administration Healthcare Center. She noticed that the veterans she treated as a clinical psychologist and the parrots she had taken in as a rescuer quickly formed bonds. Men and women who had been silent in therapy would share their stories and their feelings more easily with animals. Listen Now Are American's Too Attached To Their...


1089. Please Don't Repo Fido - Lawmakers Ban Pet Leasing

Boy's Mission To Pet A Million Dogs Gideon Kidd has a goal to pet a million dogs for his pet project. So far, the young boy has pet more than 750 dogs. He's chronicled his journey on Twitter, garnering over 200,000 followers. He'll tell us how it's going since we last spoke to him. Listen Now Please Don't Repo Fido - Lawmakers Ban Pet Leasing Puppies sold in pet stores, most of which are sourced from puppy mills, are often accompanied by soaring sticker prices. To make the puppies appear...