An African Gray Keeps the Baby at Bay

Exotic Pets (06-28-2023) #221: Jenny Bilfield & Joel Friedman are a New York City couple who for years thought they weren’t going to have a child because of their parrots (Jenny’s bird is Heathcliff is a rare Greater Vasa parrot, originally from Madagascar, and Joel’s African Grey parrot, Percival. Their mentor had a Store “33rd […]

Awe Inspiring Photos of People and Their Pets

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (04-17-2023) #826A: Johanna Seigmann is the photographer and chronicler of “In Good Company (Notable People and their Pets)” her book that celebrates in photographic essays the human-animal bond and way beyond dogs and cats to include snakes, rats, parrots and donkeys. MP3 Audio [19 MB]DownloadShow URL

Humane Talk #8040 (12-8-2014)

Humane Talk (12-8-2014) #8040: Dr. Karen Rosenthal, Tracie’s co-host on EXOTIC PETS, talks about the difference between “domesticated” and “domestic bred” and how much conditions were improved for parrots and other birds with the passage of the 1992 law that made it illegal to import birds into the United States. Dr. Karen also discusses her […]

Dog Talk #398 (12/6/2014)

Dog Talk (12/6/2014) #398: Mega-bestselling author Dean Koontz returns to discuss A Big Little Life: A Memoir of a Joyful Dog Named Trixie, his “love letter” to his first Golden Retriever, who taught him so much about life; Karen Morrow talks about the organization Freedom Service Dogs in Englewood, Colorado, which for 25 years has […]