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Speaking of Pets

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This show is for people who care about pets and about humane treatment for animals in general, and who want to celebrate that special relationship between us and our animal companions.

This show is for people who care about pets and about humane treatment for animals in general, and who want to celebrate that special relationship between us and our animal companions.
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Tuscaloosa, AL

Networks:

Alabama PR

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This show is for people who care about pets and about humane treatment for animals in general, and who want to celebrate that special relationship between us and our animal companions.

Language:

English

Contact:

ALABAMA PUBLIC RADIO Box 870150 166 Reese Phifer Hall Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 (205) 348-6644


Episodes

Saving the Lives of Dogs

10/20/2007
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October is Adopt-a-Dog Month, the perfect time to launch a new website with the goal of saving the lives of shelter dogs.

Healthy pet, healthy station - it's up to you

10/13/2007
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A healthy pet means a happy owner. And a healthy station means a happy listener.

October is Adopt-a-Dog Month

10/6/2007
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One way to improve your quality of life may be to adopt a dog. You can save a life and in return, get a new best friend.

Pets Go

9/29/2007
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Living green has less to do with decorating choices than with choosing eco-friendly lifestyle options for you and your pet.

Cats and Computers

9/22/2007
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A cat that occasionally tip-toes across the computer keyboard could cause some unexpected results.

Alex the Extraordinary Parrot

9/15/2007
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Dr. Seuss may have talked to the animals, but Alex the Parrot actually talked back.

World Rabies Day

9/8/2007
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Every ten minutes, someone in the world dies from rabies. Sponsors of the first annual World Rabies Day would like to change that statistic.

Lucky Dog Is Worth a Fortune!

9/1/2007
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Setting up trust fund for a pet is not so unusual. In fact, you might want to consider setting up one for your best friend.

Wigs for Dogs

8/25/2007
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If you're looking for a new way to pamper your pooch, how about a nice wig?

It's hot outside!

8/18/2007
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Some animals may be more vulnerable to hot temperatures than others, but almost all of them have difficulty dealing with extreme heat.

Dog Days of August

8/11/2007
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The term "Dog Days of August" may have its roots in the stars, but here on planet Earth it refers to the hottest days of the year.

Dog fighting

8/4/2007
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Recent allegations about a dog fighting ring involving a major leage football star have brought an ugly underground "sport" into the national spotlight.

Oscar the Nursing Home Cat

7/28/2007
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This cat has an uncanny ability to sense when a patient is close to death. Even the medical staff has learned to trust Oscar's instincts.

Traveling with your pet

7/21/2007
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6 out of 10 Americans say they travel with their pets. A little planning goes a long way to making it a safe and pleasant trip.

Fur flies over Hemingway cats

7/14/2007
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The special cats that reside at the Hemingway Home in Key West were threatened with eviction. Thanks to the City Commissioners, though, they can continue to enjoy their historical home.

Importance of a good education -- for Fluffy

7/7/2007
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You've probably heard that it's important to get a good education. Well, that goes for pets, too. It helps them be better companions, and contributes to that special relationship between human and animal.

Speaking of Pets - June 30, 2007

6/30/2007
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This coming Wednesday is the Fourth of July - and all across the country Americans will be celebrating, with family and friends, cookouts and picnics, and - of course - fireworks! In all the fun and excitement, don't forget your pet's safety and well-being.

Speaking of Pets - June 23, 2007

6/23/2007
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If you're thinking about adopting a cat as a pet, it's important to make sure you take good care of your new companion. After all, a cat that is healthy and well cared for will make a better pet!