This week we have sad news to share from Radio Pet Lady Network. Tracie Hotchner’s youngest dog, Teddy (on the right in the photo above with his older “brother” Scooby Doo) passed away last week after a very sudden illness. Tracie will be discussing the loss of her dear Teddy in the final portion of this week’s DOG TALK. On Radio Pet Lady Network, you can listen to these new pet programs as they broadcast or by podcast:
New this week on Radio Pet Lady Network:
DOG TALK (and Kitties, Too!), Monday March 10
James Moll, the producer of the new documentary “Always Faithful” about military working dogs, talks about going behind the scenes in the war zones to document these extraordinary canine soldiers; Mike Dowling, one of the military dog handlers in the film, discusses his experiences in the field with his dog Sergeant Rex; Anthony Jerone talks about running the only school for dog trainers licensed by the New York Board of Education and his free doggy boot camp in Queens beginning in April. Tracie shares the very sad news about the sudden illness and untimely death of her youngest rescued Weimaraner, Teddy. Donations his his memory would be welcome to Friends for Pets Weimaraner rescue to help with Sullivan and Sheba, two recently rescued dogs.
HUMANE TALK #8009, Monday March 10
HSUS CEO Wayne Pacelle and Tracie discuss the dangers of intensive factory farming which is both inhumane for animals and also contributes to contagious diseases that threaten peoples’ health (as in the movie “Contagion); “kudos to “O”, the Oprah Magazine, which celebrates fur-free fashion alternatives, recognizing that fur is cruel and unnecessary with many other options for consumers to keep warm and be stylish humanely.
GOOD DOGS! #6008 Wednesday, March 12
How to determine if a dog is dangerous; managing the potential for aggression in your own dog; Babette cautions to look out for signs of aggression in a puppy prior to 6 months of age, because that means it is inborn and requires vigilance and training throughout the dog’s life.
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