How Service Dogs Lower Levels of PTSD Symptomology

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (03-24-2018) #564: Pet radio star Steve Dale talks about being on the board of the WINN Feline Foundation — which for 50 years has funded research into cat health problems — and how they are now the national beneficiary of the NY Cat Film Festival as it travels the country; […]

Happy Anniversary from DOG TALK on its 500th show!

Happy Anniversary from DOG TALK (and Kitties, Too!) as it reaches its 500th show! Last weekend the 500th show of Dog Talk (and Kitties Too!) aired on Peconic Public Broadcasting — over 9 years of consecutive weekly shows celebrating the human-animal bond in all its permutations. It has been a pleasure and a privilege to […]

Human-Animal Bond with Goats

The Bond (08-03-2015) #0006: How about a goat for a pal? Lee Zasloff researches the human-animal bond and has been studying the connections people have with goats (to learn more, go to www.myanimalconnections.com); Sarah Wilson picks up the thread of non-canine bonds with people and explains that The Bond with any animal is vital to […]

Canine-Human Exercise Classes

Dog Talk (05-09-2015) #420: In Madison, Wisconsin people can take a canine-human exercise class together at Dog Face www.dogfacepet.com — to experience yet another aspect of the human-animal bond; Matthew Algeo’s book ABE & FIDO discovers the remarkably forward-thinking attitude Abraham Lincoln had about animals, and especially his own dog Fido, whose name became a […]

Expectations: Men vs. Women in Canine Relationships

The Bond (03-23-2015) #1: Introducing Sarah Wilson, “dog expert,” whose M.A. in the human-animal bond and 25 years experience training people and their dogs make her especially suited to discuss the fascinating aspects of people’s attachment to their dogs — and social expectations being different for men and women in those canine relationships. MP3 Audio […]

Exotic Pets #203 (10-27-2014)

Exotic Pets (10-27-2014) #203: Annie Petersen founded the Association for Human-Animal Bond Studies [http://www.animalbondstudies.org/] particularly to promote small animals in classrooms (and in homes like her own!) and speaks about her fascination and love for guinea pigs. MP3 Audio [14 MB]DownloadShow URL

Dog Talk #381 (7/26/2014)

Dog Talk (7/26/2014) #381: Dr. Peter Li from Humane Society International describes his recent trip to bear witness to the “dog meat festival” in Yulin, China — which is not part of some ancient cultural Chinese tradition but a commercial enterprise only practiced since 2009, attracting many Chinese demonstrators opposed to this barbaric practice in […]

Dog Talk #369 (4/26/2014)

Dog Talk (4/26/2014) #369: Dr. Con Slobodchikoff — world renowned for discovering that prairie dogs actually have a language — talks about this and the human reluctance to admit we are not the only ones with true language in his book CHASING DOCTOR DOOLITTLE (and here’s a link to his delightful e-book memoir, Autobiography of […]

FOUR PAWS UP for “Le Sauvetage” — Halo’s Movie About Pet (and People) Rescue!

FOUR PAWS UP for “Le Sauvetage” — Halo’s Movie About Pet (and People) Rescue! What a wild and crazy idea: a pet food company dedicated to pets in shelters and the people dedicated to rescuing them — finds a filmmaker who can celebrate the human-animal bond in the most delightful and profound way — thereby […]