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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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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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1033. Comedian Margaret Cho Chimes In On Her Pets

Margaret Cho on the Cho Comedian Margaret Cho continues Animal Radio's Season of the Stars lineup with her twisted take on our furry companions. She also explains how she practiced for Dancing with the Stars with her dogs. Listen Now Seizure Alert Dogs A new listener has a special dog that alerts him when his son is about to have a seizure. How does the dog know? And what does the dog do to alert humans? Is the dog ever wrong? Listen Now The Lowdown on Microchips Microchips are a...


1032. Comedian Jo Anne Worley Yaps About Her Dog

Funny Lady Jo Anne Worley Guests Known for her antics on Laugh-in, Jo Anne Worley is an unforgettable voice speaking out for the animals as part of the celebrity group Actors and Others for Animals. She shares the details of her life with a small breed dog and how she sneaks him everywhere. Listen Now A Real Life Pet Entertainer Can you imagine someone devoting their life to entertaining pets, chaperoning them on dates, and performing marriages and Bark-Mitzvahs for the four-legged....


1031. When Pets Attack

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...


1030. Paula Poundstone Explains How She Got 16 Cats

Comedian Paula Poundstone Guests There's no question that Paula Poundstone loves animals. She has a bearded dragon, 16 cats and 1 ant in her ant farm. When people ask how she got 16 cats, she says she had 15 and then she added one. She not only will make you laugh, but we also have tickets for her U.S. Perpetual Tour. Listen Now Hypo-Allergenic Dog Is All "Hype" Sorry, allergic dog lovers. A new study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology claims that...


1029. No Animals Were Harmed. Bob Barker Says Otherwise.

Bob Barker Talks About Pigs, Rabbits and Dogs, Oh My. The legendary TV host and Animal Advocate Bob Barker is proud that he's the most frequent guest on Animal Radio and vows to protect that record. He's visiting this time to debunk the myth that the end of movie credit "No Animals Were Harmed" is true. He says Hollywood is in the American Humane Association's pocket, and that money is to blame for most animal cruelty. Listen Now Over The Top Pet Owners There should be no shortage of...


1028. Actor Jamie Farr Talks About Cleaning Up After Chinchillas

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...


1027. Actress Glenn Close Defends Anti-Animal Roles

Glenn Close Talks About Her Dogs and Pet Blog Despite the anti-animal roles she's played, Glenn Close is very much an animal lover. In fact, she even blogs about dogs and the relationships with their people. The Oscar winning actress spills all as she joins the Animal Radio® gang for the Season of Stars. Listen Now Nearly Half Of All Pet Owners Will Travel This Summer, an international pet travel and pet transportation service provider, has announced the results of its...


1026. Jenna Fischer Admits to Spoiling Her Cat

The Office's Jenna Fischer Visits Don't miss this "must hear" interview with Jenna Fischer (Pam from The Office)! She shares her most intimate secrets about her cat and how she spoils the furball. She says "I'm guilty of allowing my cat on the dinner table. When guests are over and he hops on the table, I pretend like that's the first time it's ever happened." Listen Now Lucky's In A Rush To Get Married If you missed Lucky the dog's posh wedding shower, you can still make it to her July...


1025. Singer Bret Michaels Introduces His Pet Clothing Line

Bret Michaels Guests What does a big rock star do after his reality television series? Well, he designs a line of pet toys and clothing, of course. That's exactly what pet-loving rocker Bret Michaels has done. He shares with us what led up to this moment and how dogs helped him recover from a brain hemorrhage. Listen Now Tori Spelling Has A Passion For Fashion - And So Does Her Pet Chicken! Expecting her fourth child with husband Dean McDermott, the actress and reality star, 39, is no...


1024. Betty White Talks About Her 4-Legged Obsession

Betty White Guests on Animal Radio She's back and better than ever. At 97 years old, who would of thought this actress spends more time helping the animals than she does acting?! Listen Now A Dog's Mouth Is Not Cleaner Than A Human's A pet's saliva can miraculously cure human cuts and scrapes. These are common beliefs held by pet owners according to a new study. In fact, a dog's mouth often carries a variety of germs and bacteria that can make humans sick through contact with...


1023. Beth Stern Talks About Howard's Affinity For Kittens

Beth Stern Guests Yes, she is the wife of Howard Stern. But more importantly, Beth Ostrosky - Stern is an avid animal advocate. She's fostering a bunch of animals at home. She says Howard is really into her pets and sometimes he'll get very emotional when the animals find homes. Listen Now Cats Actually Have A Language Con Slobodchikoff is studying animal linguistics. He's noticing patterns that indicate language among cats and even prairie dogs. He even says that someday we may have an...


1022. Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson Guests

Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson Guests He may play an uptight lawyer on the hit ABC sitcom, but in real life he's an avid pet lover and parent of two dogs, "Leaf" and "Fennel." Jesse will share personal stories of how he and his partner spoil their pups. Listen Now New Pet-Safe Anti-Freeze Every year, some 90,000 pets and wild animals along with 5,000 humans are poisoned by antifreeze because Ethylene glycol, the main ingredient in antifreeze and deicers. But there's been a...


1021. Being Blind - Faking A Sighted Person

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...


1020. Celebrating 20 Years of Animal Radio

Celebrating Two Decades of Animal Radio Join us for a special celebration of America's favorite and longest-running pet show. Animal Radio looks back at the last 20 years with guest appearances by Actor Ed Asner, Dog Wig Maker Ruth Regina, The Monkees' Davy Jones, Comedian Paul Reiser, Actor Dick Van Patten, Singer Donny Osmond, and a final bow from Vladae The World Famous Russian Dog Wizard, Dog Trainer Alan Kabel, News Director Lori Brooks, Executive Producer Judy Francis, Groomer Joey...


1019. The Truth About Animals

The Truth About Animals Zoologist Lucy Cooke says humans aren't doing animals any favors when we moralize their behavior. Humans have gone to the Moon and split the atom, but when it comes to understanding animals, we've still got a long way to go. So you've probably never considered if moose get drunk, penguins cheat on their mates, or worker ants lay about. They do--and that's just for starters. Listen Now Never Buy A Pet Online Even if you're aware of pet scams, you should never buy a...


1018. CBD's And Our Pets

CBD's And Our Pets CBD's (Cannabidiol) are derived from the hemp plant and there's anecdotal evidence that it may help pets suffering from many problems, including, and certainly not limited to, anxiety, allergies, seizures, hot spots and so much more. The landscape is confusing though. Many retailers are hopping on the bandwagon. While there are honest merchants, there are also many that rely on the lack of certification to sell their CBD products. Dr. Robert Dove and Medical Cannabis...


1017. An Antidote To America's Stress

An Antidote To America's Stress Last year, a majority of Americans reported experiencing stresses "during a lot of the day," according to Gallup's recently released Global Emotions Report. Sadly, we're global leaders in feeling agitated - there are only three countries in the world that are more stressed out than the United States. But according to American Humane CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert there's scientific evidence of an antidote - a healthy dose of pet love. To remedy some of the anxiety...


1016. Bi-lingual Dog Comforts Homeless Kids

Bi-lingual Dog Comforts Homeless Kids Molly is a bilingual chocolate lab. She responds to direction in both English and Spanish. Her trainer, Memo, escaped Mafia violence in Columbia and came to the US where he founded a dog training business. They are a certified therapy team that has helped so many children in homeless shelters. Because of their bilingual abilities and Memo's deep understanding of what it is like to be thrown into a new culture, they are bringing unprecedented joy to...


1015. Here's A Trick Even Your Dog Can Do

Here's A Trick Even Your Dog Can Do Chris Perondi runs Stunt Dog Productions and the Stunt Dog Academy in Stockton, California with his wife, Suhey, and their team of canine performers. They perform more than 1,000 shows every year across the country. Today, Chris is on Animal Radio to teach us a trick we can train our dogs. Yes, even yours. Listen Now Risks Of Being An Overly Affectionate Pet Owner New research highlights potential risks in being over-affectionate with our pets by...


1014. Instructions To Make Your Dog Laugh

Instructions To Make Your Dog Laugh Dr. Stanley Coren is back on Animal Radio to give us specific and detailed instructions on how to make our dog laugh. Don't be a skeptic until you've heard about the research. Some breeds are more likely to laugh than others. Dr. Coren will share the science behind dog laughter and other body signs. Listen Now Hong Kong Tightens Animal Laws Too much government oversight or good laws for pet welfare? Either way, new changes are coming to Hong Kong for...