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. [Please note: conversations with Wayne Pacelle, the CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, were previously recorded in 2012 and 2013. Please visit humanesociety.org for more up-to-date information.]

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Humane Talk #8025 (6-16-2014)

Humane Talk (6-16-2014) #8025: Dr. Bill Folger is the founder of Memorial Cat Hospital in the Gulf Coast region near Houston, the only all feline practice in the world with four board certified feline specialists, of which there are fewer than 100 in the whole world. He talks about how the AVMA should be cooperative with HSUS, rather than perceiving it as a threat to their economic interests.