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Wild About Pets
Allen & Linda Anderson
Allen and Linda Anderson are pet-expert speakers, authors, and founders of the Angel Animals Network. They help people discover and benefit from the miraculous powers of animals. Dedicated to promoting human-animal companionship, Allen and Linda donate a portion of proceeds from their work to animal rescue organizations and do fundraising activities. The Andersons believe that whenever you connect spiritually with animals, thousands of new doors open. Through their books, newsletters, presenta .....more»

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Appears:
2010-08-06: Is it Possible to Become Too Attached to An Animal?
 


 
Andrea McHugh
Andrea McHugh is the author of several dog care books, including Your Child's Dog: How to Help Your Kids Care for Their Pets. Andrea is a freelance journalist specializing in pets and pet care. She is pictured here with her daughter. .....more»

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Appears:
2009-01-23: Parents, Your Child Really Can Help You Care For That Dog!
 


 
Anitra Frazier
Anitra Frazier is the executive director of Anitra’s Natural Cat, a house call service providing holistic health care and grooming to the “furry-purrys” of New York City, as well as worldwide telephone consultations. She also heads Fluff City, New York’s feline health spa and hospice. Anitra\'s clients have included hundreds of brilliant and influential cats, some of whom have shared their lives with luminaries from the worlds of film, theater, fashion and classical music. She is the author o .....more»

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Appears:
2009-06-19: Holistic Cat Care Advice
 


 
Ann Allums
Ann Allums, certified pet dog trainer for Dogtown, began work at Best Friends in 2004. Her job includes assessing the dogs for temperament and behavior and creating a training plan for each dog to help them reach their potential. Her ultimate goal is to make each dog more adoptable and help give them the best life possible while living at the sanctuary. She also educates dog caregivers in training techniques and advises people adopting dogs from Best Friends. Ann has been volunteering at hum .....more»

Best Friends' Dogtown Website

Appears:
2010-01-15: Rescued Dogs and Rescuing gardens from dogs.
 


 
Anna Schloff
Anna Schloff started dancing with her dog Lacey back in 1996 as the first freestyler from Michigan. She became a member of the famous Puperoni freestylers and went on to become one of the founding members of the Freestyle Fanatics that is a World Canine Freestyle Organzation Club One of the first board members for World Canine Freestyle Organization, she helped founder Patie Ventre create the now world wide titling organization for freestyle. She is a WCFO Judge, a Proficiency Judge and K9 Dr .....more»



Appears:
2009-10-30: Cats Can Be Trained - Even to do Acrobatics - Find out How!
 


 
Barbara Royal
Barbara Royal, DVM, founder and owner of The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center, is an internationally-renowned pioneer in complementary medicine and physical rehabilitation. A passionate advocate of commonsense and cutting-edge approaches to optimal animal health, Dr. Royal provides a bridge between Western and Eastern medicine. Dr. Royal has extensive experience in veterinary care, including zoo, marine, and wildlife animals, emergency medicine, pathology, conventional practices, nutrition, her .....more»

Dr. Royal on Facebook

Appears:
2011-03-25: Pet Vaccinations - Are they dangerous?
 


 
Barbara Heidenreich
In 1982 Barbara Heidenreich secured her first job working with animals in a veterinary hospital. In 1990 after exploring various animal related professions, she entered the world of animal training and has been a professional trainer ever since. Barbara Heidenreich owns Good Bird Inc, (www.GoodBirdInc.com) a company that provides behavior and training products to the companion parrot community. These products include Good Bird Magazine, books, videos, and training/behavior workshops. Barbara Hei .....more»

Good Bird Inc.com

Appears:
2011-09-02: A Better Relationship With Your Parrot!
 


 
Barbara J. King
Barbara J. King is Professor of Anthropology at the College of William & Mary. She is author of the highly acclaimed Being With Animals (Doubleday 2010), Evolving God (Doubleday 2007, and The Dynamic Dance(Harvard University Press 2004). Dr. King has studied monkeys in Kenya and great apes in various captive settings. Her research has advanced the thesis that humans and animals have deeper emotional relationships than previously thought. Barbara is a popular guest on interview programs and rec .....more»

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Appears:
2009-04-10: Exploring Our Deep Connection With Animals
 


 
Bob Hilger
Bob Hilger has been a volunteer member of the Chicago Herpetological Society for many years. He specializes in educating the public about snakes and the pros and cons of owning reptiles as pets. .....more»

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Appears:
2009-05-22: Owning Reptiles - What you Need to Know
 


 
Bob Whalen
Bob and Evon Whalen, Vice President and President of Pet Loader, A'WEGO Enterprises, Inc, are both originally from Pittsburgh PA. They moved to Chicago in 1987. Bob is a former airline pilot for a major airlines and Evon ran a successful business as an Orthodontic Lab Manufacturer. As a usual pet family, they had 2 lovable Labradors, KC and Murphy. When KC was 2.5 years old, she tore her left knee out playing soccer with the kids. 6 months later she lost the right knee. After two surgeries, KC, .....more»

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Appears:
2009-11-13: Is Natural or Raw Pet Food Really Better?
 


 
Bonnie Silva
Bonnie Silva is an Emmy award-winning writer & producer. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Emerson College and a graduate certificate in Management from Tufts University. Her broadcast work includes children's series, documentaries, public service campaigns, and cable (Discovery) programming. Bonnie loves wild horses, and advocates for their freedom at every opportunity. .....more»

Fifteen Legs Website

Appears:
2010-12-03: How to Rescue That Dog That is Thousands of Miles Away
 


 
Bonnie Beaver
Dr. Bonnie Beaver, DVM, MS, is a professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University. She is a diplomate and Executive Director of the American College of Animal Behavior. She is a past president of the American Veterinary Medical Association, and chaired the AVMA Task Force on Dog Bite Prevention. .....more»

AVMA -Dog Bite Prevention Website

Appears:
2011-06-03: Dog Bites Are Preventable!
 


 
Casey Anderson
Nicknamed the "animal magnet" as a kid, Casey Anderson grew up in Montana surrounded by wilderness and animals. After college, he became an animal keeper and trainer at wildlife parks, traveling to elephant orphanages in Kenya, hanging out with crocodiles and even getting thrashed by a mountain lion. Then baby Brutus came into his life. Brutus was born in an overpopulated wildlife park. Casey rescued him from being euthanized and built a new sanctuary just for Brutus. A natural performer, Brutus .....more»

Casey's Blog

Appears:
2011-12-09: Introducing Big Cat Week
 


 
Chris Boerema
Handling exotic reptiles is nothing new to Chris Boerema. When he was younger his parents opened a pet store where he learned first-hand how to care for dozens of animals. As he grew older he began working with larger more exotic species becoming particularly fascinated with reptiles. Chris's resume includes working with Nile crocodiles, Egyptian cobras, large monitors, alligators, giant snapping turtles and some of the largest constricting snakes on the planet. In 2004 Chris began working for .....more»

Traveling World of Reptiles Website

Appears:
2010-04-16: Meeting Reptiles Face to Face
 


 
Chris Witting
Chris Witting is an award-winning broadcaster, journalist, and entrepreneur. He is the host of two nationally-syndicated radio shows: The Success Journal, heard in 150 markets and InfoTrak, heard in 485 markets. Chris is the CEO of Syndication Networks Corporation, the Chicago-based radio syndication company. He is also the creator and CEO of TalkZone Internet Radio. Prior to founding Syndication Networks almost 20 years ago, Chris had a successful career at CBS Radio. He managed and programme .....more»

Success Journal Website

Appears:
2011-04-22: Reaching For A Dream - Paws First!
 


 
Christine Sullivan
After CHRISTINE SULLIVAN worked in sales and technology for years, she volunteered to care for animal victims of Hurricane Katrina and found her true passion in life -- caring for animals in need. Along with Mark and Cinnamon, Christine and her book have been featured by CNN, Fox News, USA Today, local and national radio shows, and national and international magazines. Christine is an adventurer and animal advocate who continues to work with Operation Baghdad Pups. Ms. Sullivan is the founder of .....more»

Saving Cinnamon Website

Appears:
2010-12-03: How to Rescue That Dog That is Thousands of Miles Away
 


 
Christine Huebner
Christine Huebner was born in Indiana and grew up on a family farm and has always had a deep love of animals. She attended Purdue University and obtained a degree as an Animal Technician. She worked in this field a short time before traveling overseas for many years for her husband’s job. Several years ago she was certified in hair mineral analysis and became CEO of Hairs to Health, Inc. Since that time Christine has been working with dogs as well as people, from across the United States assis .....more»

Hairs to Health Inc

Appears:
2011-05-13: The Stories Your Dog’s Fur Can Tell
 


 
Dan Nathan
Dan Nathan has been a volunteer member of the Chicago Herpetological Society since the 1980's. His passion for reptiles started as a child and he has 25 years of experience with Green Iguanas. He speaks and shows his Iguanas at the Peggy Notebaert Museum in Chicago, Illinois and at the Chicago Herpetological Society's Reptilefest, which is the nations largest reptile show. He won Best Exhibit at this show in 2007 and 2008. .....more»

Click Here for The Chicago Herpetological Society's Website

Appears:
2009-05-22: Owning Reptiles - What you Need to Know
 


 
Dave DiNaso
Dave DiNaso started The Traveling World of Reptiles in 1993 and has entertained and educated at nearly 8000 different events in and around the Chicago-land area including hundreds of Schools, birthday parties, libraries, scout functions, festivals, camps, senior centers and corporate events. The Traveling World of Reptile's mission is to teach the audience the importance of the dangerous, feared and misunderstood animals on the planet. The Traveling World of Reptiles presentation is an enterta .....more»

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Appears:
2010-04-16: Meeting Reptiles Face to Face
 


 
Dave DiNaso
Dave DiNaso is the owner of the Traveling World of reptiles. Next April will mark the 20th year he and his employees have been performing shows helping to ease peoples fears as well as dispel many of the myths and misconceptions surrounding the creatures most of us have learned to hate and even kill indiscriminately. As the name of his show would indicate, the majority of the animals that accompany Dave to the shows are reptiles but as anyone who has seen his show knows, spiders are a big part o .....more»

Traveling World of Reptiles Website

Appears:
2012-10-26: Halloween Show: What's So Scary About Spiders and Bats?
 


 
David Taylor
Dr. David Taylor is a veterinarian, Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. He has worked with the full spectrum of animal life from Gorillas to Komodo Dragons, Killer Whales to Giant Pandas and, of course dogs and cats. A cat fanatic, he shares his bedroom with five magnificent Birman Cats. In 1969 he founded the International Zoo Veterinary Group which continues to consult on cases of animal sickness across the world. He is a Founding .....more»



Appears:
2009-03-13: Your Old Dog Can Learn New Tricks
 


 
David Mizejewski
David Mizejewski has been fascinated with wild creatures for as long as he can remember. He spent his youth romping in suburban woods, fields and marshes, observing and learning about the surprising diversity of wildlife that inhabit those areas. As a high school student studying ecology, Mizejewski began to see firsthand the clear connection between native plant communities and wildlife populations, and his passion for wildlife-friendly gardening was born.In addition to hosting Animal Planet's .....more»

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Appears:
2009-10-02: It's a Great Time to See Wildlife - Learn Where and How to Watch.
 


 
David Rosenfelt
I am a novelist with 27 dogs. I have gotten to this dubious position with absolutely no planning, and at no stage in my life could I have predicted it. But here I am. My childhood was relentlessly normal. The middle of three brothers, loving parents, a middle-class home in Paterson, New Jersey. We played sports, studied sporadically. laughed around the dinner table, and generally had a good time. By comparison, "Ozzie and Harriet's" clan seemed bizarre. I graduated NYU, then decided to go in .....more»

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Appears:
2010-06-12: What Dogs Can Inspire
 


 
Deanna Iris Sava
Deanna Iris Sava, MS, OTR/L , received her Bachelor's degree in Communications in 1984 from Dominican University , River Forest , IL . In 1993, she obtained her Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from Rush University, IL She worked on an adult inpatient physical rehabilitation unit for three years, and has worked in pediatrics in the school setting since 1996. She is certified in sensory integration, therapeutic listening, and assistive technology. She is active on several pediatric occupa .....more»

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Appears:
2008-10-31: Unusual Causes and Answers for Pet Behavior Problems
 


 
Debbie Roberts Loucks
Debbie Roberts Loucks is the dynamic leader behind MPRI. Ms. Loucks joined the company in 2002 to build Monty Robert’s international training schedule and oversee MPRI’s publishing, product development and licensing. A graduate of UCLA, Ms. Loucks has extensive experience in sales and marketing as well as new business development. The Monty Roberts brand leads the equine training industry, focusing on the emerging field of interspecies communication. MRPI’s work has been validated by world lead .....more»

Monty Roberts.com

Appears:
2011-11-04: Improve Your Relationship With Your Horse
 


 
Debra Horwitz
Dr. Debra Horwitz received her DVM from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine and is a diplomate of the AmericanCollege of Veterinary Behaviorists. In behavior referral practice since 1982 her practice is presently located in St. Louis, Missouri. She is a frequent lecturer in both North America and abroad on behavioral topics to veterinarians and pet owners and often featured on both television and radio. Dr. Horwitz is an adjunct faculty member at the University Of Missouri .....more»

Ask Dr. Horwitz a Question at Catchow.com

Appears:
2010-07-10: Why Does My Cat Do That?
 


 
Denise Theobald
Denise has been a licensed human massage therapist for over 22 years and has been working with animals for over 12 years. She has also been providing pet massage services through her human massage practice Deeply Kneaded Therapeutic Massage. Denise is a pioneer in the field of canine massage where she founded her canine massage business, Pet-ri-ssage Ltd. Petrissage provided massage therapy services in the Chicago area for many years, as well as educational seminars and weekend workshops for .....more»

Canine Massage Chicago Website

Appears:
2011-02-04: Massage for Dogs? Yes!
 


 
Diana Henry
Diana Henry, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, has specialized in the area of sensory integration and sensory processing for over 30 years. She is the president of Henry Occupational Therapy Services, Inc., studied with Lorna Jean King beginning in 1975, and then together founded what is now called the Children's Center in Arizona . Diana opened her clinic specializing in sensory integration (SI) in 1984 and developed programs for various Arizona schools. She earned the 1997 Outstanding Occupational Therapist A .....more»

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Appears:
2008-10-31: Unusual Causes and Answers for Pet Behavior Problems
 


 
Diane Morgan
Diane Morgan is an assistant professor of philosophy and religion at Wilson College, Chambersburg , Pennsylvania . She is also an award-winning writer who has authored numerous books on canine care and nutrition (including The Living Well Guide for Senior Dogs) as well as many breed books, horse books, and books on Eastern philosophy and religion. In her spare time, Diane is an avid gardener (and writes about that, too). She lives in Williamsport , Maryland , with her human and animal family. .....more»



Appears:
2009-07-31: Answers for Allergic Cat Lovers
 


 
Doug Kenney
Dr. Kenney graduated in 1977 from the Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine. He practices small animal medicine and surgery at Frayser Raleigh Animal Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. His main interests are wellness care, preventative medicine and teaching pet owners how to save money on their pet’s healthcare expenses. He also has an interest in pet health insurance and how it can be beneficial to veterinarians, pet owners, and their pets. He also authors a blog about pet insurance. .....more»

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Appears:
2010-07-16: The Answers You Need About Pet Health Insurance
 


 
Dr. Barbara Royal
Dr. Barbara Royal, DVM graduated with high honors from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. Initially, Dr. Royal, like most veterinarians, was skeptical of alternative medicine, but she found conventional medicine to be inadequate to fully meet the needs of her patients. After witnessing the effectiveness of acupuncture and herbal medicines, Dr. Royal decided to become as competent and confident with alternative medicine as she was with conventional medicine and to .....more»

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Appears:
2008-11-14: Alternative Medicine for Pets?
 


 
Dr. Barbara Royal
Barbara Royal, DVM, founder and owner of The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center, is an internationally-renowned pioneer in complementary medicine and physical rehabilitation. A passionate advocate of commonsense and cutting-edge approaches to optimal animal health, Dr. Royal provides a bridge between Western and Eastern medicine. Dr. Royal has extensive experience in veterinary care, including zoo, marine, and wildlife animals, emergency medicine, pathology, conventional practices, nutrition, her .....more»

The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center

Appears:
2012-12-14: Meet Your Pet's Real Needs: Lessons From the Wild
 


 
Dr. Betty Dresser
Dr. Betsy L. Dresser , a reproductive physiologist who founded the Cincinnati Zoo Center for Reproduction of Endangered Wildlife (CREW), joined Audubon Nature Institute in 1995 to lead the new Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species. She directed the design and construction of the Research Center and began hiring scientists in early 1996 with expertise in domestic animal reproduction research and development of the latest technologies in this field. Knowledge gained through research .....more»

Audubon Institute

Appears:
2010-02-26: Futuristic Science That Is Saving Endangered Animals
 


 
Dr. Howard Quigley
Dr. Howard Quigley, Panthera’s Jaguar Program Director, focuses on the conservation of jaguars range-wide and the conservation of cougars in California and Wyoming. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley, his Master’s degree from the University of Tennessee, and his Doctorate from the University of Idaho. Before serving as President of the University of Idaho’s Hornocker Wildlife Institute, Dr. Quigley worked as an Assistant Professor for Frostburg State .....more»

Panthera's Website

Appears:
2011-12-09: Introducing Big Cat Week
 


 
Dr. Irene Pepperberg
Irene Pepperberg, Ph.D., FAAS, FAPS, FAPA, FABS is founder and president of The Alex Foundation. She is also Research Associate, Harvard University and Adjunct Associate Professor, Brandeis University. Irene is a scientist noted for her studies in animal cognition, particularly in relation to parrots. She is well known for her comparative studies into the cognitive fundamentals of language and communication, and was one of the first to try to extend work on language learning in animals other tha .....more»

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Appears:
2009-12-04: African Gray Parrots are smarter than you think!
 


 
Dr. Melanie Joy
Dr. Joy is a Harvard-educated psychologist, personal/relationship coach, professor of psychology and sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and celebrated speaker. She has written a number of articles on psychology, animal protection, and social justice, which have been published in a variety of journals and magazines. Dr. Joy is the leading researcher on carnism, the psychology of eating meat, and has been interviewed for numerous magazines, books, and radio on her work, includi .....more»

Dr. Joy's Homepage

Appears:
2011-04-08: Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows
 


 
Dr. Paul McCutcheon
Dr. McCutcheon founded and has been the Director and Clinician of the East York Animal Clinic for over 47 years! He is thankful for the wide diversity of diagnostics and therapies they offer their clients and patients and the dedicated staff that he is privileged to work with. He also enjoys the wonderful clients and patients he has the pleasure to serve. Outside the clinic he and his wife Jean have had the joy of raising 5 children and now enjoy 9 grandchildren. Dr. McCutcheon has served his co .....more»

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Appears:
2010-05-28: How Stress affects your Cat or Dog
 


 
Dr. Shawn Messonnier
Dr. Messonnier, a 1987 graduate of Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine, opened Paws & Claws Animal Hospital in 1991. His special interests include exotic pets, dermatology, cancer, and internal medicine. Dr. Messonnier is a well-known speaker and author. In addition to serving clients, he has written for numerous veterinary and pet publications including Animal Wellness, Body + Soul, Veterinary Forum, Dog Fancy, Cat Fancy, Dog World, Fido Friendly, Whole Dog Journal, Whole Cat Journal, Whol .....more»

Pet Care Naturally Website

Appears:
2011-07-08: How to Prevent and Treat Arthritis in Your Pets
 


 
Dr. Stanley Gehrt
Dr. Stanley D. Gehrt is the author of The Cook County, Illinois, Coyote Project. He is an Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at Ohio State University and a Senior Scientist at the Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation near Chicago, Illinois. In the photo, Stan Gehrt holds a female coyote temporarily captured in the Chicago metro area, as part of his ecological study. (Photo courtesy of Stan Gehrt) .....more»

Learn More about the Cook Country Coyote Project

Appears:
2008-11-07: Wild Coyotes in the Cities. True or false: A danger to pets?
 


 
Frans De Waal De Waal
Dr. Frans B. M. de Waal is a Dutch-born ethologist/biologist known for his work on the social intelligence of primates. His first book, Chimpanzee Politics (1982) compared the schmoozing and scheming of chimpanzees involved in power struggles with that of human politicians. Ever since, de Waal has drawn parallels between primate and human behavior, from peacemaking and morality to culture. His scientific work has been published in hundreds of technical articles in journals such as Science, Natur .....more»

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Appears:
2009-04-09: Little Known Wild Animals: Heard about Bonobos?
 


 
G.A. Bradshaw
Gay Bradshaw Ph.D., Ph.D. is Executive Director of The Kerulos Center. She holds doctorate degrees in ecology and psychology, and has published, taught, and lectured widely in these fields both in the U.S. and internationally. Dr. Bradshaw's work focuses on trans-species psychology, the theory and methods for the study and care of animal psychological well-being and multi-species cultures. Her research expertise includes the effects of .....more»

Dr. Bradshaw's Website

Appears:
2011-07-01: Elephants In Need
 


 
Harry Porter
Harry Porter is a respected thriller author, writing under the name of Brian L Porter. As Brian he was the Winner, Best Author, of The Preditors & Editors Readers Awards 2009, and as Harry, also Winner of Best Children\'s Book, and Best Artwork for Tilly\'s Tale and with a Top Ten Finisher Award for his thriller Legacy of the Ripper. His works include the winner of The Preditors & Editors Best Thriller Novel 2008 Award, A Study in Red -- The Secret Journal of Jack the Ripper and its sequels, Le .....more»

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Appears:
2010-04-30: Tales of Rescued Dogs
 


 
James Rollins
James Rollins is the author of six thrillers in the bestselling Sigma Force series (Sandstorm, Map of Bones, Black Order, The Judas Strain, The Last Oracle, and The Doomsday Key); the blockbuster movie novelization, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull; and five individual adventure thrillers. Publication date for his sixth individual adventure, Altar of Eden, is December 29, 2009. Rollins is also writing the Jake Ransom series for kids and adults. The first volume, Jake Ransom and .....more»

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Appears:
2010-01-08: Genetic Experimentation on Animals - The Stuff of Science Thriller Fiction or Fact?
 


 
Jan Vincent
Jan Vincent, CPDT-KA is a credentialed companion animal trainer and behavior consultant that has served on the Board of Trustees of the Animal Health Foundation of California for the last 6 years, with 2 years serving as President. One of the goals of the Animal Health Foundation is to enhance the human-animal bond through community outreach and the Foundation's sponsorship of over 100 therapy animal teams in Southern California. Jan is a professional member of APDT, licensed Delta Society Eva .....more»

Pet Partners Program (AHF)

Appears:
2012-01-13: During a Disaster: Us helping Pets, Pets Helping Us
 


 
Janice Brown
Award-winning publisher, mother of three children (as well as the proud owner of two dogs and two cats) and active board member of more than one animal shelter, Janice Brown is a woman of action. "People will believe what you do, not what you say,'' she said. True to her philosophy, there is no stopping the cheerful, down-to-earth (and equally determined) Brown when it comes to what she sees as her underlying mission and the founding principle behind her overwhelmingly successful regional publ .....more»

Tails Magazine Facebook Page

Appears:
2010-08-27: Yoga and Reiki for Dogs!
 


 
Janice Brown
Award-winning publisher, mother of three children (as well as the proud owner of two dogs and two cats) and active board member of more than one animal shelter, Janice Brown is a woman of action. "People will believe what you do, not what you say,'' she said. True to her philosophy, there is no stopping the cheerful, down-to-earth (and equally determined) Brown when it comes to what she sees as her underlying mission and the founding principle behind her overwhelmingly successful regional public .....more»

Tails Media Homepage

Appears:
2010-09-17: How a Pet Magazine Became a Mission
 


 
Jennifer Arnold
JENNIFER ARNOLD is the founder and executive director of Canine Assistants, a service-dog school based in Milton, Georgia. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Through a Dog’s Eyes, which was also the subject of a PBS documentary. She lives with her husband, veterinarian Kent Bruner, son Chase, three dogs, Bob the cat, eight horses, and a number of other animals. .....more»

Canine Assistants on Facebook

Appears:
2011-10-21: Service Dogs for Those In Need
 


 
Jim Gorant
Jim Gorant's career in magazine publishing began in 1990 with a job at Good Housekeeping and led him to Sports Illustrated, where he is currently a senior editor. In the interim he’s bumbled over seemingly every inch of the vast terrain that exists between those titles, holding staff positions at GQ, Men's Journal, Popular Mechanics and Power & Motoryacht. In the course of his daily responsibilities at those magazines and during two stints as a freelancer he's fished everywhere from Alaska to Ve .....more»

The Lost Dogs Website

Appears:
2012-11-23: Behind the Scenes Story of the Infamous Michael Vick Dogs
 


 
Joe Camp
Joe Camp, film writer, producer, and director, author, passionate speaker, and the man behind the canine superstar Benji, has become one of the nation's most respected and most inspirational voices for responsibility in the media. Joe believes that anything is possible if you work hard enough and have faith in yourself. He was told by industry experts not to bother with the original Benji film; that it wouldn't work. He proved the experts wrong and now he's at it again with his new best selling .....more»

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Appears:
2009-02-20: For Anyone Who Loves Horses
 


 
Joel Thomas
Joel Thomas was born and raised in East Amherst, just north of Buffalo, New York. He grew up spending most of his free time outdoors. A childhood interest in animals and wildlife eventually led to work in the late 70's as an assistent keeper for one of the largest private reptile collections in Western New York. He graduated from Medaille College in 1993 with a degree in veterinary technology. He has worked at the Erie County SPCA as a veterinary technician since 1995, and became Wildlife Admini .....more»



Appears:
2009-11-19: How to Co-Exist With Local Wildlife In Your Backyard
 


 
John Clifton
John Clifton, a prominent advocate for owner involve- ment in the health of their pets, co-authored Sparky Fights Back: A Little Dog's Big Battle Against Cancer, which became an Amazon best-seller. As a follow-up to that book, Clifton and his wife and writing partner Josée Clerens founded an e-zine to update readers on new discoveries and techniques for curing cancer in dogs. This publication, Fighting Back: Canine Cancer Monthly is now in its second year online. Mr. Clifton (and sometimes S .....more»

John's Website - Stoptheshots.com

Appears:
2011-03-25: Pet Vaccinations - Are they dangerous?
 


 
Johnny O
With his “Clark Kent” glasses and ski cap, Johnny O’s look is best described as “coffeehouse biker.” A former personal bodyguard, he loves the martial arts, reflected in his tattoos of symbolic Chinese animals, from a fiery dragon to a contemplative crane. Like all the guys, Johnny O is a pit-bull advocate – he owns two, look-alikes named Lucy and Chuck – and he educates about their undeservedly bad rap every chance he gets. .....more»

Click Here for Rescue Ink

Appears:
2009-10-23: An Animal Rescue Group Unlike Any Other - Rescue Ink
 


 
Karen Pryor
Karen Pryor is a scientist with an international reputation in two fields—marine mammal biology and behavioral psychology. Through her work with dolphins in the 1960s she pioneered modern, force-free animal training methods.

Karen is the author of many scientific papers and monographs, as well as seven books. She is a founder and leading proponent of clicker training, the worldwide movement involving new ways to communicate positively with pets and other animals. The founder and CEO of .....more»


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Appears:
2009-06-26: Positive, Fast, Training For Your Pet: Just a Click Away
 


 
Karen Sussman
Karen Sussman is president of the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros, the oldest wild horse and burro organization in the United States. She follows in the footsteps of her predecessors, Helen Reilly and Wild Horse Annie (Velma Johnston). Ms. Sussman has devoted her life to saving America’s wild horses and burros. Currently, she is developing the first wild horse conservation program in the United States creating a model management program for entire wild herds. T .....more»

ISPMB Website

Appears:
2010-07-09: The Story of America's Wild Horses
 


 
Karen O'Toole
Karen O'Toole was born in the Bronx and grew up in New York. She spent most of her life traveling around the world picking-up languages and speeding tickets. She is a member of the Writers' Guild of America, and garnered the prestigious Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Nicholl Fellowship for screenwriting.

Karen’s Website. .....more»


Orphans of Katrina Website

Appears:
2010-08-20: Inside the World's Biggest Animal Rescue- Katrina!
 


 
Karen O'Toole
Karen O'Toole is a native New Yorker, born in the bronx. She often lives in Arizona when not traveling around the world getting into trouble (which is most of the time.) She is a filmmaker, a member of the Writer's Guild of America, and was awarded the Acedemy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences'Nicholl Fellowship for screenwriting. (Oscars.org) Fluent in four languages, she has coordinated and managed feature films for Oliver Stone, Mel Brooks, William H. Macy, Roland Emmerich, Sony Pictures, .....more»

Karen's Website

Appears:
2010-09-03: Saving the Pets After Katrina - Part Two!
 


 
Karin Winegar
Karin Winegar was born horse crazy in Albert Lea, Minnesota and her family allowed her to have dogs, hamsters and parakeets, and she was always bringing home birds, rabbits, frogs, salamanders and snakes that she assumed needed rescuing. A former reporter at the Minneapolis Star (later the Star Tribune), she freelances for publications ranging from The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal to PEOPLE, EQUUS, Practical Horseman, and others. .....more»

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Appears:
2009-05-08: Rescuing Animals - Healing Goes Both Ways
 


 
Katherine Manola
Katherine Manola believes that dogs make her life whole. She and two of her dogs presently compete in agility trials. She has found that dogs that compete or work hard have special nutritional needs. Katherine regularly attends seminars on dog nutrition. She is a member of ADPT, CPE, NADAC, TDI, and her dogs have all received their Canine Good Citizen Awards. According to Katherine, “The best thing in life, besides my dogs, is educating people about nutrition for their dogs .....more»

Katherine's Store: Go Dog Go

Appears:
2011-07-29: For the Care of Cats & The Care of Pet's Nutritional Health
 


 
Kathleen Borgmeyer
Kathleen Borgmeyer and Brigitte Rhinehart are co-owners of several Greater Swiss Mountain dogs and their litters. Kathleen's kennel is Landhof Swissys and Brigette Rhineharts's kennel is Brush Creek Farm. Kathleen has been a breeder for eight years and she shows both her own and Brigitte's dogs - earning over 15 championships. She and her husband live on a farm. Both kennels are located in Missouri. .....more»

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Appears:
2009-03-06: I've Gone to the Dogs - And You Can Too!
 


 
Kathy Voight
Kelly's experience made me realize the potential dangers that children are faced with every day, either at home, at the park, or at their friends' homes. Prevent The Bite was started to help one child come out of a deep depression. It continues because millions of people are bitten by dogs every year in the United States. The majority of victims are children and most of their bites are in the face, head or throat. PTB’s educational program provides children with vital dog safety techniques, .....more»

Prevent The Bite.com

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2011-06-03: Dog Bites Are Preventable!
 


 
Ken Scarnegie
In 1989, Ken Scarnegie founded the Classic K9 Show and has been producing and announcing the show for more than 20 years. We have over 14,000 members (Dog Sport Trainers) from across the USA and Canada. This equates to more than 55,000 Classic K9 All-Stars throughout North America! Together, we produce the Classic K9 Show which is a sort of 'Olympics' for dogs. Agility, High Jumping, Relay Racing and Barrel Racing are only a few of the events that make up the show. More than 17 different do .....more»

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Appears:
2009-10-23: An Animal Rescue Group Unlike Any Other - Rescue Ink
 


 
Kevin Behan
Kevin Behan is a veteran police-dog trainer, author of 'Natural Dog Training' and 'Your Dog Is Your Mirror', and is one of the nation's foremost experts in the rehabilitation of aggressive and problem dogs. He trained his first dog at age ten, and originally studied the dominance theory under his father, John Behan, who pioneered the use of trained dogs outside the military, and was one of the first in America to establish dog training as a career. Through his training of thousands of dogs for .....more»

Kevin's Website

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2011-03-11: How Your Emotions Affect Your Dog's Behavior.
 


 
Kim Saunders
Kim was an attorney with a passion for animal rescue. In 1998, she left her law practice after witnessing firsthand how Petfinder.com doubled the adoptions of the foster-based rescue group for which she volunteered. Petfinder.com is the first, largest and most successful homeless pet network on the Internet, offering shelters and placement groups a free website and the ability to advertise their adoptable pets in a searchable database. As director of shelter outreach and public relations at Petf .....more»

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Appears:
2009-10-16: How to Care For and Train Your Adopted Shelter or Rescue Dog
 


 
Kim Levin
Kim Levin started her photography career as a pet portrait artist. In 1996 she created "Bark & Smile Pet Portraits" - a full service photography business committed to capturing the essence and unique personality of each animal photographed. Kim Levin has published fifteen books, including the best-selling "Why We Love Dogs" and "Cattitude." Her other pet portrait books, include "Pawfiles", "Caternal Instincts", "Dogma" and "Working Dogs." Her books have been published in eight different language .....more»

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Appears:
2009-11-20: Taking Great Photos of Your Dog
 


 
Kymythy Schultze
After recovering from a crippling illness through improved nutrition, Kymythy R. Schultze began an intense study in species-appropriate nutrition and holistic modalities. Now, almost two decades later, as a Clinical Nutritionist and Animal Health Instructor, she's considered a trail- blazer in the field of human, dog and cat nutrition, and her recommendations are endorsed by health professionals worldwide. Kymythy is the author of Natural Nutrition for Dogs and Cats: The Ultimate Diet, .....more»

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Appears:
2009-02-06: The Need-to-Know Facts About Your Cat's Pet Food
 


 
Laura Monaco Torelli
Laura began her professional animal training career in 1991 with the John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. As a Senior Lead Trainer, she trained beluga whales, dolphins, sea otters, seals, river otters, and penguins. In 2000, Laura moved from marine to terrestrial animals, working for the San Diego Zoo and Brookfield Zoo as a Supervisory Keeper. She has trained a wide variety of species, including primates, large cats, birds of prey, horses, parrots, macaws, tree kangaroos, red pandas, and dogs whi .....more»

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Appears:
2010-07-02: Benefits of Positive Dog Training and How to Clicker Train
 


 
Lee Hansen
Lee Hansen is the Facility Manager at Emily Oaks Nature Center in Skokie Illinois, where she has overseen the programming and operations of this 13-acre natural oasis for over 20 years. As a student in the Fisheries and Wildlife Biology program at Iowa State University, she earned the nickname, Ranger Lee. While she took every "-ology class" imaginable - entomology, ichthyology, ornithology and mammalogy, among others - her true passion lies in sharing the wonders of the natural world with peopl .....more»

Click here for the Skokie Park District Website

Appears:
2008-12-05: Wild Animals in our Backyards
 


 
Lee Harrison
Lee Harrison is the director of "Illinois Vest-a-Dog" a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the lives of K-9 police dogs through the purchase and donation of bullet and stab resistant vests. Lee and Xavier are retired Postal inspectors. After over 30 years of service and observing many police dogs who responded to suspicious parcels for drugs or suspected mail bombs, they decided to go into the business of obtaining protective vests for police dogs. After 6 years and 359 vests, the n .....more»



Appears:
2009-11-13: Is Natural or Raw Pet Food Really Better?
 


 
Linda Anderson
Linda Anderson is an internationally recognized bestselling author with her husband Allen Anderson. The Andersons have written a series of eleven popular pet books and are inspirational speakers about the benefits and complexities of human-animal companionship. Linda uses her professional experiences as a small business owner, educator, consultant, and media specialist to inspire readers and audiences with stories and information about the needs, interests, and priorities of millions of people w .....more»

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Appears:
2009-07-10: Mission Accomplished: Thanks to the Dog!
 


 
Lisa Proshaka
Lisa Proshaka grew up in a household that was always filled with animals big and small. When she was younger she wanted to be a vet. Lisa always had animals around her and used to foster some for a local shelter. When her own 2 cats passed from cancer, she started to research more and more into the pet food industry. Discovering how unhealthy dog and cat food can be, she researched the ingredients and learned what the differences between them were. When she and her husband brought Bentley, .....more»

Click Here to Learn More About Bentley's Corner Bakery

Appears:
2009-11-13: Is Natural or Raw Pet Food Really Better?
 


 
Lynea Lattanzio
ver 18 years ago, Lynea Lattanzio dedicated her home, her property, her finances and her entire life to create The Cat House on the Kings, a no-kill, nonprofit sanctuary, rescue and adoption center for cats. Lynea has rescued thousands of animals from shelters, abusive homes, and abandonment. .....more»

The Cat House on the Kings

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2011-07-29: For the Care of Cats & The Care of Pet's Nutritional Health
 


 
Mark Bekoff
Marc Bekoff is Professor of Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, a fellow of the Animal Behavior Society, and recipient of their Exemplar Award for outstanding contributions to the field of animal behavior. He is co-founder with Jane Goodall of Ethologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals: Citizens for Responsible Animal Behavior Studies. Marc is on the Board of Directors of The Fauna Sanctuary, The Cougar Fund, the Skyline Sanctuary and Education Center, and the Prairie Preservat .....more»



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2010-02-19: Time to Change How We View and Treat Animals
 


 
Marta Williams
Marta Williams is a biologist and animal communicator. She is the author of several books on animal communication. She received a BA from the University of California at Berkeley in Resource Conservation and an MS from San Francisco State University in Biology. Marta worked for many years as a wildlife biologist and an environmental scientist before she began practicing as a professional animal communicator in 1991. Marta has written articles for the Whole Horse Journal, Natural Horse Magazine, .....more»

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Appears:
2009-01-30: Communicating with Your Animals: What Do You Believe?
 


 
Milt Wilcox
Milton Edward Wilcox was a pitcher who had a sixteen year career from 1970–1975, 1977–1986. He played for the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs both of the National League and the Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers and Seattle Mariners all of the American League. He won a World Series title with the Tigers in 1984. With Detroit, he was a reliable and effective third starter in the rotation for years, consistently giving his team six and more innings each start. This kept the Tigers well into each .....more»

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Appears:
2009-11-06: How to Ensure Animals Have A Good Mental Life
 


 
Molly Brandenburg
Writer/illustrator/animal lover Molly Brandenburg has had her work published in the alternative press as well as national publications and major corporate media. Also a comedy performer, Ms. Brandenburg is known to cabaret audiences for her acclaimed one-woman show, The Peggy Judy Comeback Tour. Everyday Cat Excuses was inspired by her weight-challenged tuxedo cat, Frankie, and by the memory of two other unforgettable black and white felines, Boots and Seymour. Ms. Brandenburg ( .....more»



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2009-01-16: What Cat Lovers Know!
 


 
Nancy Stanley
Nancy Stanley has been recognized as one of the modern day Animal Therapy Pioneers. She first introduced “Animal Therapy” to severely handicapped children and to convalescent hospitals for the elderly in 1982 after Founding Tender Loving Zoo, a nonprofit organization. Nancy also served as the National Media and Public Relations Director of Tender Loving Zoo. As a spokesperson for equine welfare and rescue, Nancy works to support the retirement of thoroughbred horses in a transition to Equine As .....more»

To learn more about Nancy Stanley please visit Pillow with a Heartbeat

Appears:
2011-01-28: Dogs Who Comfort: Who Are Therapy dogs?
 


 
Nona Kilgore Bauer
A 15-time Dog Writers Association of America nominee and frequent winner, Nona Kilgore Bauer has authored nearly two dozen books on canine subjects. She was the recipient of the Vern Bower Humanitarian Award from theGolden Retriever Club of America. A breeder and trainer of Golden Retrievers for the past 30 years, Nona has excelled with her dogs in field work, including hunt tests and field trials. She completed her first Filed Champion/Amateur Field Champion with her Labrador Retriever Schat .....more»



Appears:
2011-09-09: 9/11 Revisited - Now, for the Stories of the Dog Heroes!
 


 
Pam Johnson-Bennett
Pam Johnson-Bennett, CCBC, PCBC is a Certified Cat Behavior Consultant and best-selling author of 8 books. She is a former Vice-President of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants and is the founder/co-chair of the organization’s Cat Division. She is a professional member of the Association of Animal Behavior Professionals. Pam is also on the American Humane Association’s Advisory Board on Animal Behavior and Training. She is one of the most well-known experts on cat behavi .....more»

Cat Behavior Associates

Appears:
2011-10-28: Solve Behavior Problems - Think Like A Cat
 


 
Patricia McConnell
Patricia McConnell, Ph.D., a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist, has made a lifelong commitment to improving the relationship between people and animals. Patricia is an Adjunct Associate Professor in Zoology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

She is the author of the much-acclaimed books The Other End of the Leash (published in 10 languages) and For the Love of A Dog: Understanding Emotions in You and Your Best Friend. Her self-published book and booklets o .....more»


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Appears:
2009-02-13: Getting Along Better with Your Dog - It's Easy! Just Behave More Like a Canine Than a Human!
 


 
Paul Owens
Dog Training Expert Paul Owens is a long-standing member of the APDT-Association of Pet Dog trainers, and is endorsed by The National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors. Paul has appeared on numerous radio and television programs, including PBS's Pets: Part of the Family and the nationally syndicated Pet Files. His dog training articles and interviews have appeared in regional and national magazines and newspapers, including Life Mgazine, Animal Wellness Magazine, The Pet Press, The Clevel .....more»

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Appears:
2009-12-11: Non-violent Dog Training with the "Original" Dog Whisperer
 


 
Paul Lisnek
Dr. Paul M. Lisnek is nationally recognized for his work as a keynote speaker, communications and negotiation trainer, jury/trial consultant, television anchor and commentator and as an author. He anchors "Newsmakers" on CNN Headline News Channel and "Political Update with Paul Lisnek," and is the theatre correspondent for "Prime Time Chicago," all on CN100, the Comcast Network where he interviews leading political, social and entertainment figures. He is also the political analyst for WGN-TV, s .....more»

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Appears:
2009-12-18: Performers, Pets and Politics: Attending the 2009 Great American Pet Expo in Chicago
 


 
Richard Rosen
R.D. Rosen is the author of three nonfiction books, including Psychobabble, an examination of cult psychotherapies that was inspired by the term he invented in 1975, and the recent (2007) A Buffalo in the House: The True Story of a Man, an Animal, and the American West, whose main character, a bison named Charlie, was called by Publishers Weekly “one of the most memorable characters in recent nature writing.” He is also the author of five mystery novels, one of which, Strike Three You’re Dead, .....more»



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2009-09-04: How a Baby Buffalo Taught One Family About America and Their Hearts
 


 
Richard Pitcairn
I graduated from veterinary school in 1965, from the University of California at Davis, California. My idea was to be a practitioner and that is what I did for the first few years. Starting in a mixed practice (small animals, farm animals, horses, circus animals) I saw a wide variety of health problems and also learned much more about the conditions of veterinary practice. I did not see the results that I expected to have using the treatments learned in veterinary school and this, to me, was a d .....more»

Dr. Pitcairn's Website

Appears:
2010-02-05: Natural Health Care for Your Dog and Cat
 


 
Rick Kimball
Rick Kimball has been the President of the Indy Dog & Disc Club since January 2010. He is 53 years old and lives in Fishers, Indiana with his wife Mary Jo and their 5 dogs. We have 2 Australian Shepherds (Dugan and Dreamer), a Border Collie (Rudy), a Chocolate Lab(Murphy Brown), and a Jack Russell Terrier (Key Dog). My wife and I are the owner/operators of Runamuk Disc Dogs performing disc dogs. I have been disc dogging since 2001. My dog Dugan and I are the 2007 International Disc Dog Handler .....more»

Indy Dog And Disc Club Website

Appears:
2010-03-12: Military Working Dogs - Canines Who Help Our Soldiers
 


 
Rochelle Michalek
When \"Charity Navigator\" ranked PAWS Chicago as one of the Top 10 charities in the nation this past December, it was no surprise to PAWS supporters who know the organization is managed more like a business than a not-for-profit. The woman behind the budgets and operations, Rochelle Michalek is so stranger to business. After a 20-year tenure in the corporate world, 17 of them with Motorola, Michalek joined the PAWS team in early 2004 and has managed PAWS programs during the organization\'s inte .....more»

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Appears:
2008-11-21: Do You Know About The Revolution In Animal Shelters?
 


 
Ron Aiello
Ron Aiello is the president of the US War Dogs Association Inc., a non -profit organization made up of former and current Military Dog handlers and supporting members across the USA . As president of US War Dogs Association I am responsible for daily operations: care packages being sent over to the Military Working Dog Teams serving in the Middle East, trying to establish a commemorative War Dog Stamp to honor Military Dogs, and responding to requests for information on War Dogs etc. I enl .....more»

U.S. War Dogs Association Website

Appears:
2010-03-12: Military Working Dogs - Canines Who Help Our Soldiers
 


 
Ruth Padel
Ruth Padel is a prizewinning British poet, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and Zoological Society of London and currently Resident Poet at Christ's College Cambridge. Her most recent poetry collection, Darwin - A Life in Poems, is a biography in poems of her great-great-grandfather Charles Darwin. She also writes a wide range of non-fiction. .....more»

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Appears:
2009-07-24: In Search of the Last Wild Tigers
 


 
Samantha Martin
Samantha Martin has been training animals for decades, beginning with her family dogs as a child and growing into a full time career and company located in Chicago. As owner and trainer for Amazing Animals by Samantha, Ms. Martin provides animals for award winning documentaries, short films and commercials. She has worked with a wide variety of animals ranging from wrangling a tarantula for a Megadeth music video to training chickens to perform natural behaviors on cue for The Natural History of .....more»

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Appears:
2009-10-30: Cats Can Be Trained - Even to do Acrobatics - Find out How!
 


 
Sandy Woltman
Sandy Woltman is the Wildlife Specialist at Willowbrook Wildlife Center, part of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County. Willowbrook Wildlife Center is a rehabilitation facility that provides care and medical treatment for injured and orphaned animals that are native to northeastern Illinois. Willowbrook has over 100 non-releasable animals on display that are native to northern Illinois. The Center also accepts for treatment almost 8,000 animals a year that are injured, orphaned, or disea .....more»

Willowbrook Wildlife Website

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2008-12-19: A Place for Injured Wildlife
 


 
Sharon Peterson
Sharon Peterson is a Public School Teacher, and Bat Naturalist. She is certified by Bat Conservation International in the Conservation and Management of Bats. This certification was obtained through a week long workshop in the Chiricahua Mountains of Arizona. Her involvement in bat conservation started over 15 years ago, and in that time she has spoken to thousands of children and adults in a variety of venues. She currently cares for 4 male Egyptain Fruit Bats, and a breeding pair of Africa .....more»

Incredible Bats Website

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2012-10-26: Halloween Show: What's So Scary About Spiders and Bats?
 


 
Sheri Randle
Sheri Randle is the current president of the Feral Cat Coalition. She started volunteering for the organization in 2000 helping prep cats for surgery and has served on their board. She is a massage therapist having graduated as a Holistic Health Practitioner and is pursuing her small animal massage therapy license. She resides in San Diego with her husband and 7 felines, 3 of which are feral. .....more»

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Appears:
2009-06-12: A World of Homeless Cats
 


 
Stanley Coren
Though best known to the public for his series of best-selling books on dogs, Stanley Coren is also well respected scientist and Professor of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. He did his undergraduate work at the University of Pennsylvania and completed his doctorate Psychology at Stanford. In the scientific area he has has published many research related books, a widely used textbook on sensation and perception, and over 300 research reports in professional journals. Coren has w .....more»

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2009-07-17: How Smart is Your Dog?
 


 
Stephanie Touzalin
Stephanie Touzalin is a staff assistant at the Willowbrook Wildlife Center. Primarily, this involves public service by admitting wildlife for treatment to the center, answering phone calls to provide wildlife information and assistance, and interacting with visitors to the center. Stephanie graduated from the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana in 2004 and received a Bachelors of Science in Natural Resources and Environmental Science with a focus on Fish and Wildlife Conservation. She esp .....more»

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Appears:
2009-04-17: Time for New Spring Wildlife Babies
 


 
Steve Ross
Steve Ross received his B.S. in zoology from the University of Guelph in his native Canada in 1993 and completed a master's from the University of Chicago in 2003. He has researched and published on a number of topics across of variety of taxa, including domestic pigs, free-ranging monkeys, wild dogs, lemurs, polar bears and small-clawed otters. Ross joined Lincoln Park Zoo in 2000 as a research specialist and coordinated the research study evaluating the former Lester E. Fisher Great Ape Hou .....more»



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2009-04-03: Should Chimpanzees Be Pets?
 


 
Steve Dale
Steve Dale, pet expert and certified dog and cat behavior consultant, reaches more pet owners than any other pet journalist in America. Steve writes a twice-weekly syndicated newspaper column (Tribune Media Services); he’s a contributing editor at USA Weekend and host of two nationally syndicated radio shows, Steve Dale’s Pet World and The Pet Minute, and Steve Dale’s Pet World at WLS Radio, Chicago. Steve’s a regular speaker at veterinary and animal welfare conferences, and has hosted many nati .....more»

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Appears:
2009-12-18: Performers, Pets and Politics: Attending the 2009 Great American Pet Expo in Chicago
 


 
Susan McCarthy
Susan McCarthy is the co-author of WhenElephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals and author of Becoming a Tiger: How Baby Animals Learn to Live in the Wild. A science writer and a humor writer, she especially loves true stories that illuminate animal behavior, and give us hints of what goes on in their hearts and minds. .....more»

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Appears:
2010-02-12: How Baby Wild Animals Learn
 


 
Susannah Charleson
Susannah Charleson was first published under her given name in 1981. A content provider before the term became an idiom, she has written magazine and newsletter articles, multimedia productions, PSAs, news stories, commercials, features and movie reviews for commercial radio, Web content for publisher Thomson/Wadsworth, radio theatre and parody for public radio, catalogue copy for a vintage jewelry store, and serial fiction on AOL. She is a flight instructor and canine search-and-rescue team me .....more»

Scent of the Missing Website

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2010-08-13: Finding the Missing: The Personal Story of a Search and Rescue Dog and Her Handler
 


 
Susie Gilbert
She began volunteering at a raptor rehabilitation center in 1990 and in 2001 opened her home based bird rehabiliation organization, Flyaway, Inc. Suzie Gilbert lives in the Hudson Valley of New York with her husband and two children and is also the author of the children's book "Hawk Hill.” .....more»



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2009-03-27: One Wing at a Time - Caring for Wild Birds
 


 
Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin is author of Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life For Animals. Dr. Grandin is a designer of livestock handling facilities and a Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University. She obtained her B.A. at Frankin Pierce College and her M.S. in Animal Science at Arizona State University. Dr. Grandin received her Ph.D in Animal Science from the University of Illinois in 1989. Today she teaches courses on livestock behavior and facility design at Colorado State Univers .....more»

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Appears:
2009-11-06: How to Ensure Animals Have A Good Mental Life
 


 
Thom Somes
Thom Somes, “The Pet Safety Guy”, is the author of Knowing your Pet’s Health: A Guide for Optimal Wellness from Snout-to-Tail. .....more»

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Appears:
2009-01-09: How to Save Your Pet's Life!
 


 
Thomas L. Smith
Tom was born in Chicago, grew up in Rolling Meadows, IL and attended St. Viator High School in Arlington Heights, IL. After attending BemidjiStateUniversity in frigid Bemidji, Minnesota where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communication, he returned to Rolling Meadows where he worked in the construction trades before being hired by the Palatine Police Department in January of 1978. Tom spent more than 27 years with the department as a patrolman, detective, juvenile officer, p .....more»

Palatine Animal Response Team Website

Appears:
2012-01-13: During a Disaster: Us helping Pets, Pets Helping Us
 


 
Tom Cox
Tom Cox is the author of five books - Nice Jumper, Educating Peter, The Lost Tribes Of Pop, Bring Me The Head Of Sergio Garcia and Under The Paw: Confessions Of A Cat Man. He is arguably the UK’s most inappropriate golf professional. His writing has appeared in The Sunday Times, The Daily Mail, The Mail On Sunday, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Observer, Esquire, and many other publications. Tom lives in Norfolk with his wife and six duplicitous cats. .....more»

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Appears:
2009-06-05: Real Men Love Cats Too!
 


 
Tom Barthel
Tom Barthel was born and raised in Greenville, MI, where he first began studying his craft in the 3rd grade. A short story about the passing of the Midwestern seasons won him his first accolade as an “Outstanding Young Author” for the state of Michigan. It would be the beginning of a life-long obsession with the written word. After working as a writer, editor, and photographer for his high school newspaper, Tom went on to earn a degree in Journalism from Eastern Michigan University, having con .....more»

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Appears:
2010-01-15: Rescued Dogs and Rescuing gardens from dogs.
 


 
Toriano Sanzone
• Master Dog Trainer Toriano Antoine Sanzone is an author, dog behaviorist, motivational speaker and entrepreneur.

• Seven years’ professional experience in canine industry

• Provided seminar training for the Inmates at the Westville State Prison in Indiana and the Chicago Juvenile Detention Center

• Volunteered training services for the Chicago Animal Care and Control and other animal shelters

• Owned and managed several dog training facilities in Chicago fo .....more»


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Appears:
2010-08-27: Yoga and Reiki for Dogs!
 


 
Toriano Antoine Sanzone
• Master Dog Trainer Toriano Antoine Sanzone is an author, dog behaviorist, motivational speaker and entrepreneur.

• Seven years’ professional experience in canine industry

• Provided seminar training for the Inmates at the Westville State Prison in Indiana and the Chicago Juvenile Detention Center

• Volunteered training services for the Chicago Animal Care and Control and other animal shelters

• Owned and managed several dog training facilities in Chicago fo .....more»


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Appears:
2010-04-30: Tales of Rescued Dogs
 


 
Valerie Miller
Valerie Miller is the Public Relations Director for the Feral Cat Coaltion in San Diego, CA. She first became aware of the organization when she herself found abandoned kittens living near her home. Since then she has trapped, socialized and found homes for hundreds of feral cats. As PR director she attends community events to educate the public and works the PR booth at the spay/neuter surgery clinics. She has written about trapping feral cats for the "San Diego Pet Magazine and her photographs .....more»

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Appears:
2009-06-12: A World of Homeless Cats
 


 
Victoria Schade
Victoria Schade has been a dog trainer for over eleven years. During that time she has worked on television shows like Animal Planet's annual Puppy Bowl, The Puppy Games, and the Smithsonian Channel's special, "Animals Aloft." She has been the featured trainer on the television show "Faithful Friends" for two seasons. Victoria created the puppy training DVD, "New Puppy! Now What?" to assist overwhelmed puppy owners, and wrote "Bonding with your Dog: A Trainer's Secrets for Building a Better Rel .....more»



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2012-11-30: Why Adopting your dog is better than buying
 


 
Wallace Sife
Dr. Wallace Sife has BA and MA degrees in English and Education from BrooklynCollege; a MA and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from New YorkUniversity, and another Ph.D. in Transcognitive Psychology from the Union Institute in Cincinnati. He has authored six books on widely varied subjects. In 1993 after going through the personal tragedy of losing his beloved dog, he wrote his popular The Loss of a Pet. It won the coveted Maxwell award of the Dog Writers of America, and was cited as the best .....more»

Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement Website

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2010-10-15: How to Cope With the Loss of Your Pet