Humane Talk ™

Humane Talk features conversations with Thought Leaders in animal welfare, whose books or scientific studies focus on  practical and philosophical issues regarding society's attitudes and interactions with various non-human species. Discussions with members of the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association (HSVMA) are about applying humane and ethical principles to the way veterinary medicine is practiced in America and around the world, on animals used in research, food production, and pharmacology as well as companion animals.Interviews with social scientists and authors focus on the emotional and social lives of creatures other than human.

Hosted by Tracie Hotchner

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Humane Talk #8009 (3-10-2014)

Humane Talk (3-10-2014) #8009: 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.