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Speaking of Pets

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Location:

Tuscaloosa, AL

Networks:

Alabama PR

Description:

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

Genesis Awards 2012

5/5/2012
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The 26th Annual Genesis Awards have been handed out, and you can watch to see who receives the honors for helping improve conditions for our animal friends.

Ready for a Disaster

4/28/2012
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It can be painful to remember the devastating images after last year's tornado, but it's important that we take steps to be prepared for future disasters, for our sake and for the sake of our pets.

Alternative Pets

4/21/2012
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Not everyone can have a dog or cat as a pet, but there are other choices that may fit better with your situation or lifestyle.

Pet's Tax Return

4/14/2012
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With the deadline looming for reporting individual income tax, you may wishing you could claim your pet as a dependent. What if your pet had to file its own tax return?

Easter Goodies May Not Be Good For Pets

4/7/2012
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Like small children, pets love to sneak a forbidden treat. If that treat is in an Easter basket, your best friend could end up with a tummy ache - or worse (much worse)!

The Easter Duck

3/31/2012
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Almost everyone finds the idea of holding a soft cuddly bunny or chick appealing, but taking one into your home as an Easter pet brings with it responsibility that lasts well beyond the holiday.

Losing a Pet

3/24/2012
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When we grieve the loss of a pet, we are grieving the loss of a special friend and companion that shared our life.

Irish Pets

3/17/2012
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On St. Patrick's Day it seems everyone is at least a little Irish, but the Emerald Isle has given us more than a day - it has given us some great pets that are worth celebrating!

Spring Break Getaway

3/10/2012
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Heading out for Spring Break? If so, make plans for the care and well-being of your best friend while you're gone!

Million Pound Pledge

3/3/2012
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Overweight pets suffer from the same problems as a result of the extra pounds, just as we humans do. But if you take the pledge and get motivated, you could have a healthier pet - and probably a happier one, too.

World Spay Day 2012

2/25/2012
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With the mild winter comes an early spring. In the animal welfare world, that means more litters of pet animals and still not enough homes. World Spay Day reminds us to make sure our pets do not contribute to the continuing tragedy that is pet overpopulation.

Winner at Westminster

2/18/2012
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It seems impossible to select one dog to be Best In Show from among 2,000 dogs of all shapes, sizes and colors, but the judges at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show make it look easy - and of course, they have a system that has worked for more than 100 years!

Seizures in Pets, Part 2

2/11/2012
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Recognizing what's happening when your pet has a seizure is one thing, but at least as important is how you respond during and after the seizure.

Seizures in Pets

2/4/2012
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When a pet has a seizure, it can be a scary experience for both the animal and the humans who love it.

Cats Strut Their Stuff at the Cat Show

1/28/2012
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It's showtime for the cats as they compete in the Birmingham Feline Fanciers Annual Cat Show!

Sleeping With Your Pet

1/21/2012
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Sharing your life with a pet can bring a lot of rewards - companionship, comfort, even entertainment. But should you share your bed, too?

A New Baby and Your Pet

1/14/2012
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If you will be bringing a new baby into a home that already has a pet, a little planning and pet-training will help to make the introduction smooth and safe for everyone.

Aging Dogs

1/7/2012
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As our canine companions get older, they often become more dear to us, even if they may require a little extra attention and consideration

New Year's Resolutions - Pet Style

12/31/2011
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While you're considering what you can do in the new year to improve your life, there may be something you can do for your pet, as well!

Animals at the Manger

12/24/2011
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Sharing Christmas with our pets is one way to help us remember the very first Christmas!
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