Champ the Goat

October 31, 2017

Sarah Ericson

Brief bio: Owner of Champ the goat, and founder of the Disabled Pets Gathering Group. Sarah was inspired by Champ, so she created the Disabled Pets Gathering Group, in which they help re-home, and rehab disabled animals throughout the country.

Sarah works in the family business, which is part of the farm-to-table movement, which includes their own hobby farm raising dairy goats, and ducks for eggs. Champ was born to a rescue goat, who resides on Sarah's farm.

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Sharon Seltzer, Lessons from a Paralyzed Dog.

October 17, 2017

Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog is a community for pet owners who are caring for a paralyzed dog, cat or other pet.  We offer tips, support, news and where to find products for the daily care of pets with paralysis and other neurological conditions.

The website is dedicated to my dog Sophie and the lessons I learned after she became paralyzed.  As an animal advocate writer and co-founder of the Heaven Can Wait Animal Society I thought I understood the needs of pets, until Sophie got sick.  Her illness turned my family’s life upside down and changed the way we lived.

https://lessonsfromaparalyzeddog.com

 

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Canine Rehabilitation, Guest: Renee Mills

October 15, 2017

Renee Mills owner of Elite Canine Fitness, LLC has spent the past 15 years working in the veterinary industry.  She attended the University of Tennessee in 2010, where she became a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner.

During 2009 until 2015, Renee trained Veterinarians, human Physical Therapists and hundreds of pet owners in proper exercise techniques, while running one of the largest Canine Rehabilitation units on the east coast.

She is an avid lecturer on canine conditioning and sports and the Rehabilitation Division Manager at Handicappedpets.com

Most recently, Renee is the inventor of the No-Knuckling Training Sock which is available on the Handicappedpets.com website.

Elite Canine Fitness, LLC was founded to provide Canine Bodywork and Fitness Programs designed to enhance the physical well-being of our canine family members and to educate pet owners on healthy exercise habits.

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Dog Wheelchair. Guest Nancy Bregger, Sizing and Fitting Expert

September 25, 2017

Mark C. Robinson, inventory of the adjustable dog wheelchair talks with Nancy Bregger who has been fitting dogs and helping people use dog wheelchairs for over 10 years.

 

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Dogs in China / Manchester Animal Shelter

September 15, 2017

After a brief discussion of the increasing love of the Chinese for their dogs, we talk to Laura Gillman of the Manchester Animal Shelter and their upcoming Mutt Strut.

 

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Capturing Your Pet in Photos and Video

September 13, 2017

Pet photos and videos are EVERYWHERE in social media, with many pets even having their own Instagram and Facebook accounts. Be part of the fun, and learn how to capture and create the best pet photos and videos using a smart phone or camera. Kyle Thomas of Kyle Thomas Creative shares his expertise, along with Mikayla Feehan and Karin Anderson of Walkin' Pets by HandicappedPets.com. Mikayla shares tips on creating engaging pet videos and photos, and Karin shares best practice photographic techniques. Walkin' Pets Marketing and PR Director Lisa Murray hosts this episode.

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A haven for harder to adopt small dogs

September 6, 2017

Victoria Lee, founder of Elliot's Little Dog Haven (ELDH) in New Hampshire, talks to us about rescuing those harder to adopt dogs -- senior dogs, or dogs with special needs. ELDH not only provides sanctuary for these dogs, who come from rescues from all over the country, but ELDH places some of the dogs in a very innovative way. They match senior dogs with senior citizens who might not be able to afford to keep a pet. ELDH pays for medical needs for the dogs and more. Listen in, and learn about the compassionate care ELDH gives to the neediest pets, who still have lots of love and life in them.

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Supplements for your pet

August 25, 2017

Ages ago, as were developing as humans, the world was quite different. We foraged for food, hunted, possibly grew our own, but fruits and vegetables bore little resemblance, then, to what they are now. Animals had their own food chains. Fact is, neither you, I, nor our pets can get all the nutrients we need from our modern day, totally processed, additive filled food. This is an entirely different world then the one we evolved in.

The pet food we buy is, for the most part, questionable. The 75 Billion dollar global pet food industry is highly competitive and, in search of higher profits, corners have been known to be cut. Unless we’re very, very selective, we can’t really count on our pets getting everything they need from food. For this, we need supplements.

Our Guest: Russell Phillips is the Director of Nutrition and Sales at Wholistic Pet Organics and The Wholistic Pet and Equine Center, which is their storefront located in Bedford, NH off Rt 101 near the new Hannafords. Russell has been with the company for over a decade and has a BS in Biology. He is currently finishing his last two classes at NYU for Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics to achieve his masters.

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Fostering, with guest Margaret Crook from PetsEmpower.org

August 11, 2017

PetsEmpower.org is a nonprofit umbrella organization increasing access to short-term fostering for domestic violence survivors in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. They give courageous domestic violence survivors a positive alternative to pet relinquishment or remaining in abusive situations with their pet due to a lack of options to place their pet. They allow owners to find safety for themselves and their pets through short-term pet fostering and and later reunite, generating positive health outcomes.

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