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 #8010 (3-17-2014)

Humane Talk (3-17-2014) #8010: Stopping the cruelty of the disturbing practice of “horse soring,” using painful methods to make show horses have an exaggerated, high-stepping gait; the dangers of the exotic animal trade and the legality in much of the United States of keeping boa constrictors, tigers, chimpanzees, lions, and other exotic animals in homes and backyards, and why it is harmful for the animals and for people.