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Hosted each week by Brian Pickering & Kaye Browne
with Dr Joanne Righetti and Farmer Dave Graham
In a world-first, Sydney Uni scientists are about to try to cure ‘memory problems’ in dogs using a variation of stem-cell technology. Why dogs? And why so important for humans? You’ll have to listen to Veterinary Behaviourist Dr Kersti Seksel to find out!
Our expose on the crackdown being proposed against REGISTERED purebred breeders while leaving illegal breeders free to pump out unhealthy pets… sparked a huge response on social media… alas – this week we’ve discovered why the wrong guys are being targeted…
There are guide dogs, assistance dogs, alert dogs and many more helpful species who are trained to become a human’s right hand ‘person’. Now, there’s another category – for people outside the scope of the long-time groups – and ANYONE can do it… with Hans Van Heesbeen’s help.
Forget Rabbits – FROGS Are Much, Much Friskier! (funny alert)
Everyone knows Kermit’s love for Miss Piggy is pure… but that’s life on Sesame Street… in real life our gorgeous green companions are much more interesting…and potentially dangerous to humans …according to Herpetologist Mark Richmond.
If you’ve ever agonised over a pet with a dire prognosis – you need to listen to this.
Can someone really provide ‘invisible rays’ of healing? You be the judge when you hear Reiki practitioner Lisa Aston.
Dr Jo Righetti’s off on safari – lucky her! But we tracked her down on Skype after receiving many pleas on how to add an extra pet safely – and you might be surprised by her TOP TIPS for introducing newbies!
We have a short update for you on last week's Medical Marijuana story plus some news about our new iTunes feed!
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