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Speaking of Pets

Alabama PR

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

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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

Evacuating With Your Pet

9/3/2011
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In a disaster situation you may have to make the the decision to evacuate without much notice. Advance preparation for both you and your pet can be a big help!

Hero Dog Awards, Part 4

8/27/2011
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Eight working dogs have been named as finalists for the Hero Dog Award. In the spotlight this week are two dogs that definitely have made a significang contribution to their owners' quality of life.

Hero Dog Awards, Part 3

8/20/2011
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You wouldn't think a military dog would have much in common with a therapy dog, but how about a military dog that trains therapy dogs? That's just one of the finalists for the American Hero Dog Award.

Hero Dog Awards, Part 2

8/13/2011
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Whether searching for survivors or helping to catch lawbreakers, this week's award nominees have definitely earned the right to be called heroes.

Hero Dog Awards, Part 1

8/6/2011
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A hero can come in any size or shape, but the American Humane Association believes they often come with four legs.

Hero Dog Awards

8/6/2011
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A hero can come in any size or shape, but the American Humane Association believes they often come with four legs.

Education Is Important - Even For Pets

7/30/2011
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You've probably heard that it's important to get a good education. Well, that goes for pets, too. It not only makes life easier for you, it makes the animal a better pet - which makes for a better relationship.

Who Is That Behind the Wheel?

7/22/2011
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The driver of that car may have a license but not the kind you need to operate a motor vehicle.

Warning ? Sugar-Free Can Be Toxic for Dogs

7/16/2011
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Feeding your pet a sugar-free treat may seem like a healthy alternative to other snacks, but if that treat contains xylitol it could be very UN-healthy.

They Just Keep Coming

7/9/2011
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It is estimated that during the course of one year, four million pets are euthanized in this country. That's a statistic, but when you look at any one animal that is a victim of pet overpopulation, it's a tragedy.

Patriotic Pets

7/2/2011
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It may seem un-American to exclude your pet from your Fourth of July festivities, but be careful - fireworks are not pet-friently.

Dusty the Cat Burglar

6/25/2011
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Cats are hunters by nature, and often bring their trophies home as gifts to their humans. But Dusty is in a class all his own!

Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month 2011

6/18/2011
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More cats and kittens are surrendered to animal shelters in the month of June than during any other time of the year. And this year? Some shelters have more than their share already due to several natural disasters.

Foster a Pet - and Save on Taxes!

6/11/2011
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Many people who have tender hearts are willing to help, no matter the cost; but it's nice when they also benefit from their act of kindness.

Summer Safety for Pets

6/3/2011
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Seasons change but our pets still need our help to keep them safe and healthy.

Celebrate the Heroes

5/28/2011
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Americans celebrate Memorial Day to honor the heroes who have served our country. For some, those heroes may have four legs instead of two.

Plan for Disaster

5/21/2011
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One of the best ways to survive a disaster is to decide ahead of time what you can and will do to keep yourself and your best friend safe.

Tuscaloosa Storm Pets

5/14/2011
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Despite the fact that thousands of people and pets displaced by the tornadoes in Alabama, it is still possible to reunite owners and their furry friends.

After the Storm

5/7/2011
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In the confusion left by the tornadoes that caused such devastation all across the southern United States in April, it can be difficult to match up those who can help with those who need it - especially when it comes to pets.

Pet Safety in a Tornado

4/30/2011
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When you know a storm is coming, the best thing you can do for your pet is to be prepared!
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