A Veterinary Guardian Angel for the Homeless

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (05-15-2023) #830B: Dr. Nichole Weinstein, a veterinarian who owns her own clinic in Montclair, California, was already doing care for pets of unhoused people when she learned about Kwane Stewart’s Project Street Vet and wanted to join that tribe of veterinary angels. MP3 Audio [19 MB]DownloadShow URL

“Doubly Diverse” — A Veterinarian Who is Male & Black

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (05-01-2023) #828A: Dr. Kwane Stewart, the founder of Project Street Vet, talks about the challenges of being a minority in his field and what it has meant to be asked to join the Diversity Committee of the California Veterinary Medical Board. MP3 Audio [19 MB]DownloadShow URL

Animal Welfare Research Doctor Doing Outreach on the Streets

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (04-10-2023) #825B: Veterinarian Dr. Ari Aycock-Williams, Executive Director of the Department of Animal Resources at USC, describes the emotional challenges and rewards of being a Project Street Vet in Los Angeles and Venice Beach. She has an additional degree, ACLAM, in the oversight of animal welfare in research and explains […]

Helping the Homeless Even Before She Became a Vet

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (03-20-2023) #822B: As a young student, Kristin Schmidt used to bring food to people living in Philadelphia alleyways. So it was only natural that once she became a veterinarian in Georgia, Dr. Kristin would minister to the needs of the pets of the unhomed population as a Project Street Vet […]

How a Vet in Crisis Was Saved by the Homeless & Their Pets

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (03-20-2023) #822A: Dr Kwane Stewart created Project Street Vet [eventually backed by Fetch by the Dodo] when he was at a personal low, euthanizing dozens of pets every day at a municipal shelter. Now he tends to the needs of the people living on the streets in Los Angeles — […]