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    Dealing with Sep-“purr”-ation Anxiety / Coping with pet tragedy 02/05/21

    Dealing with Sep-“purr”-ation Anxiety / Coping with pet tragedy 02/05/21

    Jean Shafiroff from American Humane provides tips for helping pets deal with the absence of their people as they head back to the office. Plus, a very real-world story from a remarkable person who lost his dog… right after his honeymoon.

    • 58 min
    Rebellyous Foods / The “Singing” New Guinea Highland Wild Dog 01/22/21

    Rebellyous Foods / The “Singing” New Guinea Highland Wild Dog 01/22/21

    This week we speak with Christie Lagally, CEO and founder of Rebellyous Foods, offering leading edge alternatives to plant-based meat, guest with host Laurent Levy.   Plus, writer Richard Pallardy takes us to New Guinea to listen to the curious singing Highland Wild Dog.

    • 58 min
    Using Wolves Against Chronic Wasting Disease 01/15/21

    Using Wolves Against Chronic Wasting Disease 01/15/21

    What happens when we disrupt an ecosystem by removing predators? The outbreak of Chronic Wasting Disease in the western United States provides an all-too-real laboratory of the devastating impacts such misguided human policy wreaks. Dr. Ellen Brandell is a wildlife disease ecologist who has studied the issue up close and personal and discusses her findings with us.  Also, vaccines for your cat and dog, what are they, what do they do for your pet and for you, and when should they be given?

    • 57 min
    The Meat Industry’s Bestiality Problem 01/08/21

    The Meat Industry’s Bestiality Problem 01/08/21

    Dr. Gabriel Rosenberg from Duke University explores the truly bizarre history of anti-sodomy and anti-bestiality legislation along with its legacy of unintended consequences. Why aren’t so-called “livestock” animals also protected under these statutes that the “husbandry” practices perpetrated against them so egregiously violate?

    • 58 min
    The Perils of Genetically Modified Animals 01/01/21

    The Perils of Genetically Modified Animals 01/01/21

    Using pigs and baboons to try to generate organs and therapies for humans has proven historically unsuccessful, yet scientists keep trying. Given the high failure rate and questionable ethics, are there viable alternatives? Dr. Jarrod Bailey from the Center for Contemporary Science debunks the bad science of genetic tinkering and explores exciting and promising new technologies.

    • 58 min
    Jimmy Webb and The Animals’ Christmas 12/25/20

    Jimmy Webb and The Animals’ Christmas 12/25/20

    Recorded with the London Symphony and featuring Art Garfunkel and Amy Grant, The Animals' Christmas is perhaps "America's Songwriter" Jimmy Webb's most ambitious project. In this interview, we play excerpts, and Jimmy discusses what went into each... as well as some of his own animal stories.



     

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