11 episodes

Podcast by Conversations For The Animals

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Podcast by Conversations For The Animals

    Conversations For The Animals With Deborah Duncan

    Conversations For The Animals With Deborah Duncan

    When Great Day Houston's Deborah Duncan was starting her journalism career in Austin, she was asked to report on a local animal shelter that was euthanizing animals. After almost witnessing one of the dogs being put down, she learned that day that cities in our area have an enormous homeless animal crisis.

    In this episode of Conversations For The Animals, hosts Tena Lundquist Faust and Tama Lundquist speak with Deborah about the roots of the issue of animal homelessness, her relationship with her own pets, and her role as emcee at the upcoming Fierce & Fabulous Soiree.

    • 32 min
    Conversations For The Animals With Matt Bryant

    Conversations For The Animals With Matt Bryant

    Some of life's greatest lessons are learned from our family, friends, and social networks, and the same can be said for our dog companions. In this episode of Conversations For The Animals, hosts Tena Lundquist Faust and Tama Lundquist speak with Houston Dog Ranch founder Matt Bryant. Together they dive into Matt's dog training method of alloparenting, in which he teaches canines how to better behave through the social family language method.

    • 49 min
    Conversations For The Animals With Xee & Rudy of Drooly

    Conversations For The Animals With Xee & Rudy of Drooly

    Do you know what's in your pet's food?

    On this episode of Conversations For The Animals, podcast hosts Tena Lundquist Faust and Tama Lundquist speak with Xee and Rudy, the co-founders of Drooly Dog Food. In this discussion, we learn why Rudy and Xee created their nutritious, human-grade pet food, how they established a business during the pandemic and their vision for the future of their brand #ForTheAnimals.

    • 35 min
    Conversations For The Animals with Randy Wallace

    Conversations For The Animals with Randy Wallace

    To many in the animal welfare community, FOX 26 Houston's Randy Wallace is known as the broadcast voice for animals in need. In this episode of Conversations For The Animals, hosts Tena Lundquist Faust and Tama Lundquist speak with Randy about how he began reporting on issues affecting animals in Houston, how his stories have impacted the community and his unconditional love for dogs.

    You can catch Randy reporting live on FOX Monday through Friday during the 9PM broadcast.

    • 33 min
    Conversations For The Animals With Rania Mankarious

    Conversations For The Animals With Rania Mankarious

    Did you know that there are very strong correlations between animal abuse and crimes against humans? A 2001-2004 study by the Chicago Police Department found that of those arrested for animal crimes, 65% had been arrested for battery against another person. With crime on the rise across Houston, podcast hosts Tena Lundquist Faust and Tama Lundquist sit down with Crime Stoppers of Houston’s CEO Rania Mankarious to discuss the topic further and they address the important role animals play in our community.

    • 34 min
    Conversations For The Animals With Claire Goodman

    Conversations For The Animals With Claire Goodman

    Claire Goodman is a Senior Reporter with the Houston Chronicle and she is also a dedicated Houston PetSet foster. In this episode, podcast hosts Tena Lundquist Faust and Tama Lundquist speak with Claire about her experience writing about animal welfare topics, the value of animals and how fostering has impacted her family, especially her young boys.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

5 Ratings

LilyJones0430 ,

Great information!

There’s so much to learn about our animals! Tama and Tena introduce us to issues, facts and statistics that are really a must know to all animal lovers.

Jill0625 ,

Great knowledge shared!

If you care about animals, you need to listen to this podcast. Tena and Tama provide great insight into what the stray animal crisis looks like in the Greater Houston area.

Estelle Mack ,

Animal lovers and others all need to listen to this!!!

What a great first podcast and thank you shedding the light on the many Houston animal welfare issues on a new platform too. All of your efforts to improve the lives of so many of the poor dogs and cats that suffer in our city and your relentlessly fighting to be their voices and advocating legislatively, transporting shelter pets out of state, sponsoring free spay and neuter, etc. I appreciate you so much and look forward to this very informative podcast.

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