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Animals Today – July 26, 2015. Professor Lisa Kemmerer discusses her book, Eating Earth- Environmental Ethics and Dietary Choice.

On this show, Professor Lisa Kemmerer joined Peter to discuss her book, Eating Earth- Environmental Ethics and Dietary Choice. Peter and Lisa touched on each of the main topics in the volume, which are the environmental damage caused by farming, fishing and hunting. Using numerous diagrams, simple but powerful calculations and indisputable facts, Kemmerer’s book […]

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Animals Today – June 8, 2014. Citizen Canine, by David Grimm. British Columbia’s Green Party takes a stand against rodeos.

On this show, Lori welcomed David Grimm, author of Citizen Canine – Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs. Grimm, a deputy news editor at Science, has provided a fascinating and entertaining treatise on the growing cultural and legal status of cats and dogs in society. Buy it here. Then, British Columbia’s Green Party has […]

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Animals Today December 15, 2013 – Marc Bekoff discusses his latest book, Why Dogs Hump and Bees Get Depressed

On this show, Marc Bekoff  joined us to discuss his latest book, Why Dogs Hump and Bees Get Depressed – The Fascinating Science of Animal Intelligence, Emotions, Friendship and Conservation. Marc is professor emeritus of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder as well as a long time contributor to Psychology Today. […]

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Animals Today, March 3, 2013. Bob Vetere and Suzi Eszterhas

Sunday’s show featured two great guests! First, Bob Vetere, President and CEO of American Pet Products Association provided a market and industry update. The 2013 Global Pet Expo has just concluded, and Bob shared his observations and insights on products and services related to our companion animals. Growth of the industry is strong. Visit the […]

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Animals Today December 9, 2012: Frank Hoffman

On this show, Frank Hoffman from all-creatures, joined Lori to discuss various aspects of animal welfare from religious perspectives. Frank is a former Jewish- United Methodist Pastor and provided many fascinating insights about how our religious leaders and beliefs both hinder and advance the welfare of animals. There is much work to do.     […]

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Animals Today – November 4, 2012 Ken Foster discusses I’m a Good Dog: Pit Bulls, America’s Most Beautiful (And Misunderstood) Pet

On this show, Lori was joined by author Ken Foster, who discussed the Pit Bull in our society.  In I’m a Good Dog: Pit Bulls, America’s Most Beautiful (And Misunderstood) Pet, Ken reviews the history of the breed, explores how where pit bulls have been part of our culture and dispels common misperceptions about them. The […]

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Animals Today – January 15, 2012 – Jenifer Wallis and Allie Phillips

On this show, Lori interviewed attorney and animal advocate, Jenifer Wallis. They discussed the comprehensive dog population control legislation in place in New Hampshire. The effect has been to virtually cure the pet overpopulation problem in the state. Also, they discussed Jenifer’s experiences being vegan in Alabama. Note: There are not many vegans in Alabama, […]

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Animals Today, December 25, 2011 – Robinson and Kriger

First, Lori interviewed Jill Robinson, Founder and CEO of Animals Asia. They discussed the practice of people consuming dogs and cats for food in China. Animals Asia has a number of programs to reduce this practice and to encourage people to regard dogs and cats as pets and companions. Visit Animals Asia here. It is […]

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Animals Today – December 18, 2011 – O’Regan and Hunter

This week, Peter interviewed Fred O’Regan, President and CEO of International Fund for Animal Welfare, IFAW. Fred is a great leader and spokesperson for this large organization and they discussed elephants, seal hunting and the EU ban on seal products, whale hunting, and marine mammal strandings.   Then, Dr. Luke Hunter joined Peter to discuss […]

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Animals Today – August 14, 2011

Two great authors came on the show today.  First, author Dale Peterson covered a wide range of topics while talking about his book, The Moral Lives of Animals. It is a serious book, yet a real pleasure to savor, with numerous interesting stories and facts throughout. We are looking forward to reviewing his next work […]

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Animals Today show of July 17, 2011

We had two great guests on today’s show. First, we meet whale advocate and former tennis pro Michael Fishbach. He is now with the Great Whale Conservancy, and we recently learned about his work when we viewed his amazing video here. Then, author Dean Koontz joins us to talk about A Big Little Life – […]

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Animals Today June 19, 2011: Protecting Moon Bears with Morgan Lance of Animals Asia. Karen Davis with United Poultry Concerns.

This show features  Morgan Lance, USA Director of Animals Asia Foundation. She and AAF have been working in China and Vietnam to end the practice of “bear farming” to harvest the animals’ bile. AAF also has a cat and dog welfare campaign, as well as an action against cruelty campaign. Also, Karen Davis from United […]