The show’s first guest is Jeff Dorson, Executive Director of the Humane Society of Louisiana, who speaks with Lori about preparing for disasters, especially hurricanes. Jeff offers many practical tips to keep all our critters safe during these emergencies.
Then, Oct 20 is International Sloth Day and Lori shares some fun facts about these arboreal creatures. And, see how you do on Lori’s pop quiz about them.
Next up, Dr. Robert Reed tells us all about heartworm disease in dogs.
Susan Wagner, President and Founder of Equine Advocates then joins Lori inviting listeners to sign her petition asking President Obama to take action to protect horses from slaughter. Sign the petition here.
October is Bat Appreciation Month, so Peter welcomed bat expert and author Merlin Tuttle. His book, The Secret Lives of Bats, includes scores of his own exquisite photographs depicting the amazing variety of these flying mammals.