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Animals Today, April 8, 2012: Christianity, Judaism, animal welfare and vegetarianism

On Easter Sunday, we rebroadcast a show from 2010,which covered animal welfare and vegetarianism from Jewish and Christian perspectives. The discussion covered the holidays, the Bible, the roles of religious leaders, the environment, and much more. The special guests were Dr. Richard Schwartz, and Frank R. Hoffman. Richard Schwartz is President of Jewish Vegetarians of [...]

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Animals Today – Top stories of 2011

On this show, we reviewed the seven most important stories and events concerning animals this year. Here they are: 1. SPCA releases recommendations on Canandian sled dog massacre 2. Bullfighting ban in Catalonia, Spain 3. OSHA hearing on SeaWorld death of Dawn Brancheau 4. Ohio wild animal release and massacre 5. Japan earthquake, tsunami and [...]

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Animals Today show of August 21 2011

On today’s show, we had a woman who refers to herself as the Penguin Lady, and a man who calls himself the Snake Man. First, we spoke with Dyan DeNapoli for 2 segments, about her book, The Great Penguin Rescue. It is a first hand account of the largest rescue of wild animals ever, which [...]

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Animals Today June 26, 2011- Primate rescue and CA speciality license plates for animals

On today’s show, Priscilla Feral joins us to speak about the wildlife sanctuary, Primarily Primates, where she is President of their Board of Directors. Here is the video describing Eagle Scout Joshua and Oliver, the blind chimp he helped. I was hoping to discuss this more but I am sure you will like this video. Bottom [...]

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America’s Family Pet Expo, Orange County, CA

Peter and I recently ventured to cover the 2011 America’s Family Pet Expo, in Costa Mesa California. We went partly out of curiosity, wanting to see what of interest to animal rights oriented people would be there. Of course, we also have pets so we are somewhat interested in the pet scene, though pets are [...]

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Animals Today – June 12, 2011: Paul Waldau’s book on Animal Rights; Kerry Kriger on protecting amphibians.

Animals Today with Dr. Lori Kirshner – show of June 12, 2011. We are joined by Paul Waldau with his new book, Animal Rights – What Everyone Needs to Know, and by Dr. Kerry Kriger, from Save The Frogs!

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Animals Today – June 5, 2011: Immunocontraception with Professor Priscilla Cohen; Pet trusts with Chris Jones.

The June 5, 2011, Animals Today with Dr. Lori Kirshner features Professor Priscilla N. Cohn, on the use of immunocontraception to control populations of free-roaming animals, and the ethics of hunting. Also, attorney Chris Jones joins us to speak about pet trusts as the preferred way to make sure your companion animals are treated according to your wishes should you die before them.

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Animals Today – May 22, 2011. Protecting Tortoises with Susan Tellem, American Tortoise Rescue; Helping birds with David Threan

Animals Today show of May 22, 2011 with Susan Tellem from American Tortoise Rescue, and Dave Thraen from All Wildlife Rescue and Education, inc.

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Animals Today May 15, 2011: Journal of Animal Ethics; abuse of movie elephants; cruelty of horse-drawn carriages

Prof. Priscilla Cohn – the Journal of Animal Ethics. Matt Rossell from Animal Defenders International – abuse of the elephant, TAI, star of Water for Elephants. Katherine Hutchison, horse-drawn carriages in NYC.

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