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 #8015 (4-21-2014)

Humane Talk (4-21-2014) #8015: Lions, Tigers & Bears: wild, dangerous animals were being kept as pets in Ohio and dozens of tigers, lions, and other animals were killed after being released by an unstable man, a tragic example of why stronger laws are needed; Tracie and Wayne discuss the ban on bullfighting in Catalonia, a province in northeastern Spain, a successful milestone in the ongoing campaign to end this blood sport elsewhere.