The Better Chicken Commitment (For the Sake of the Chickens)

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (09-19-2022) #797A: Dr. Bob and Susan Goldstein talk about the pledge their company, Earth Animal, has made to the Better Chicken Commitment, a science-based chicken welfare policy that helps improve the lives of the millions of chickens raised for food. MP3 Audio [18 MB]DownloadShow URL

Your “Plastic Footprint” & Challenges for Waste Workers Internationally

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (06-26-2022) #785: Featuring Anjani Anand, Jeffrey Burton, and Dr. Xie. Anjani Anand, the Senior Community Engagement Manager for rePurpose Global, calls from Bangalore, Southern India to discuss their partnership with Earth Animal (which has become “Certified Plastic Neutral”) as part of rePurpose Global’s mission to raise awareness of the challenges […]

Best Friend NYC Immigrants—One Ukrainian, One Russian—Saving Pets!

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (05-08-2022) #778: Featuring Anna Khazanova, Jolie Chitwood, and Susan & Dr. Bob Goldstein. What are the odds?! Anna Casanova [a young Ukrainian immigrant] co-founded Angels for Mistreated Animals, a Brooklyn based rescue, with her best friend: a young Russian immigrant! Anna talks about how they are now sending money to […]

A Dog’s Courage

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (05-23-2021) #728: Featuring Bruce Cameron, Monique Udell, and Kristy Haley. Best-selling novelist Bruce Cameron continues in the tradition of A Dog’s Purpose in seeing the world from a dog’s perspective with his newest addition, A Dog’s Courage; Monique Udell, Director of the Human-Animal Interaction Lab at Oregon State University (she […]

Do We Deserve Dogs?

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (04-11-2021) #722: Featuring Matt Salleh & Rose Tucker, Dr Bob & Susan Goldstein, and Sterling Davis. The filmmaking duo, Matthew Salleh and Rose Tucker, discuss their documentary “We Don’t Deserve Dogs,” that was shot across 11 countries with intimate portraits of everyday people and the dogs who share their lives; […]

Belinda Alexandra (The Divine Feline)

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (01-24-21) #711: Featuring Belinda Alexandra, Stephanie Volo, and Freyda. Belinda Alexandra calls from Sydney Australia where she lives with her three black cats and wanted to dispel the notion of “crazy cat ladies” in her book The Divine Feline: A Chic Cat Lady’s Guide to Woman’s Best Friend; Stephanie Volo, […]

A Kitten Conversation

A Kitten Conversation RACHEL: Hi, Tracie. I was listening to your podcast episode about giving our animals probiotics and I was hoping you could recommend a particular brand? Its super helpful to hear what brands of food, supplements, etc you and the doctors you interview suggest since there’s soo much misinformation out there. It’s for […]

Chill Out With the Zen Pen

Chill Out With the Zen Pen My older dog Maisie just went through her second ACL repair — a major bone-cutting surgery with hardware screwed into the bones. Lots of pain (for which she gets compounded tramadol and gabapentin), as well as anxiety about the whole procedure. Now, two and a half weeks later, she […]

Animal Care Sanctuary: 50 Years, 200 Acres in Upstate Pennsylvania

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (03-07-2019) #665: Featuring Ann Lewis, Wendy Mitchell, and Dr. Kris Hansen. Ann Lewis talks about the 50 years the Animal Care Sanctuary has been operating from two locations in upstate Pennsylvania on 200 acres, sanctuary, adoption, community wellness and education; Wendy Mitchell talks from London about her favorite movies featuring […]

Natural Products for Pets from Earth Animal

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (02-15-2020) #662: Featuring Bob & Susan Goldstein, Gwen Cooper, and Melissa Starling. Dr. Bob & Susan Goldstein talk about being pioneers in embracing and promoting the concept of natural products for pets, from creating their own store to developing natural products at Earth Animal; Gwen Cooper discusses her new book […]