Animals Today, July 28, 2013: Dr. Con Slobodchikoff – Chasing Dr. Doolittle – Learning the Language of Animals

On this show, Lori ws joined by Dr. Con Slobodchikoff, author of Chasing Dr. Doolittle – Learning the Language of Animals. Con, who is Professor Emeritus of Biology, Northern Arizona University, has dedicated his career to studying language of Prairie Dogs. He discovered the prairie dog calls contain a tremendous amount of information, constituting not […]


Animals Today March 4, 2012 – On Location at Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary

On this week’s show, Peter ventured down to the Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary in Texas to meet with Director Tim Ajax (and more than 500 monkeys). They discussed the history of the sanctuary, why it is needed, and how they are preparing to receive more than one hundred new residents. The sanctuary is closed […]


Animals Today – September 25, 2011 Knaan and Balcombe

On today’s show, Peter was first joined by Debbie Knaan, who serves as Deputy DA, Los Angeles County as Animal Cruelty Case Coordinator.  We discussed the successes and challenges in prosecuting cases of animal abuse and neglect, as well as community efforts to decrease animal abuse. Then, Jonathan Balcombe joined us in support of his […]

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Animals Today, September 18, 2011 – Dodman and Davidson

On this week’s show, we were first joined by Dr. Nicholas Dodman.  Nick is Professor, Section Head and Program Director of the Animal Behavior Department of Clinical Sciences at the Tufts Cummings school of Veterinary Medicine, book author, media personality and lecturer. He and his colleagues have made some groundbreaking discoveries into canine compulsive disorders, […]