Lori kicks off the show welcoming Dr. John Pippin, Director of Academic Affairs at Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). As part of PCRM’s work to end the use of live animals in medical and veterinary training programs, it recently was informed that so-called terminal surgeries were being used at Tuskegee College of Veterinary Medicine. […]
Lori kicks off this show with Ingrid Newkirk, President and Co-founder of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). Founded in 1980, PETA is the worldwide leader advocating for the rights of all living beings, and Newkirk continues to provide strong and unwavering leadership of the organization. They discuss many topics including PETA’s opposition […]
We begin by welcoming Angela Grimes, Acting CEO of Born Free USA to tell us about their new report on fur farming in Europe. There is a very wide range of practices and laws across the continent, with Luxembourg, the UK, Austria, Slovenia Macedonia, and Croatia having total bans. Where farming is conducted, the animals […]
We begin with Robert Misseri, President of Guardians of Rescue, a New York based organization that is providing relief and support to animals and people affected by hurricane Florence.Robert reminds us to be prepared for disasters and to evacuate with your pets when advised! Then, can cats and dogs happily coexist in the same household? […]
The show begins with a fun segment about animals in popular sayings. Many of them, such as, like shooting fish in a barrel, evoke cruel and violent images, so we are always on the lookout for nicer substitutes. Listen in and tell us what you think. And please share your favorite humane animal idioms on […]
We begin with Diana Marmorstein, PhD., of Harpseals.org. Despite worldwide pressure, the yearly brutal killing of baby seals in Canada continues and will resume soon this year. Harpseals.org utilizes mass media and grassroots activism to raise awareness about the continued killing of the seals in Canada.We discuss things you can do to send a message […]
This show begins with an in depth discussion with Paul Watson, founder of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. This amazing organization continues to grow and leads efforts around the world to protect the seas and its inhabitants. Lori and Paul discuss the smallest cetacean, the vaquita, legal and direct action to protect whales, and a host […]
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 […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/060814.mp3 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 […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/121513.mp3 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 […]
Sunday’s show featured two great guests! http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/031013.mp3 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 […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/120912.mp3 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. […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/110412.mp3 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. […]
From the Books Received Department: Five books came in for review this week. We cannot read them all but will try to choose one or two that would be best for the radio show. Lipstick and the Leash: Dog Training a Woman’s Way, by Camilla Gray-Nelson. The press release reads, “Lipstick and the Leash: Dog […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/011512.mp3 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 […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/122511.mp3 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 […]
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 […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/081411.mp3 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 […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/071711.mp3 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 […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/061911.mp3 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 […]
Will Tuttle discusses the World Peace Diet.
Appearing on this show: Leane Cronquist, Farm Sanctuary – Easter bunnies and chicks. Kenneth Newman, DVM – Gracie’s law in Florida. David Dosa, MD – Making Rounds with Oscar
On this show, lori was joined by the authors of the book, The Animal Rights Debate – Abolition or Regulation? Gary L. Francione and Robert Garner debated their ideas on how to advance conditions for non-human animals. Buy it here.
Author Stephen Lyn Bales – Ghost Birds. Dr. Diane Pomerance – Our rescue Dog Family Album. News.