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Rescuing Animals - Healing Goes Both Ways
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When people reach out and rescue abused and abandoned animals, they find that these very animals wind up healing and restoring them in many profound and unexpected ways. My guest this week, Karin Winegar, the author of Saved: Rescued Animals and the Lives They Transform will tell us stories of the remarkable people and the engaging animals she met as she traveled the country writing this book. Did you know May 3 - May 9, 2009 is National Be Kind to Animals Week? You will also learn the number one thing you can do right now to help animals in the U.S. (Photo Credit from SAVED - Judy Olausen)
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Wild About Pets: National Be Kind To Animals Week
Susan interviews author Karin Winegar about her new book. Susan asks Karin about "National Be Kind To Animals Week." She also asks about the inspiration for the new book about animals.
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Wild About Pets: Rehabilitating Animals
Susan continues her interview with author Karin Winegar. They discuss the rehabilitation of animals. Karin tells stories of how rehabilitated animals can help disabled individuals.
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Wild About Pets: The Benefits of Having a Pet
Susan speaks further with author Karin Winnegar during this segment. Susan and Karin explore the benefits of having pets and being around animals. Karin talks about how pets can improve individuals' mental health.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
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.

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