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Robin Ganzert on Pet Life Radio


America’s first national humanitarian organization is pleased to present its new weekly radio show, “Be Humane™ with Dr. Robin Ganzert,” part of the Pet Life Radio Network, the number one pet radio network on the planet. Each week, the President and CEO of American Humane Association, one of the nation’s most respected animal charities, will address the latest news and issues affecting our four-legged friends. Robin’s trademark warmth and Southern charm will shine as she interviews Hollywood’s biggest animal lovers, renowned pet health and behavior experts, and many more special guests! American Humane Association’s own highly knowledgeable staff members will also appear on the show, with tales of their work in the field helping to protect animals from cruelty, abuse, and neglect. Each show will center around a theme of spreading compassion, caring, and hope for the country’s billions of animals.

To learn more, please visit www.americanhumane.org.


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Episode 53 - Meet the 2015 Hero Dogs: PT. 1

This week we begin the first in a four-part series interviewing all eight 2015 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards finalists. Up first is Landa Coldiron, who explains the unique attributes that make her bloodhound Glory the top Search and Rescue Dog of the Year. Later, Rudi Taylor drops by to explain why her little Chihuahua Harley won the Emerging Hero Dog category for his big achievements advocating against puppy mills.


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Episode 52 - Meet the Kare-9 Comfort Dogs

Robin records this week’s show live from the fourth annual Lutheran Church Charities K-9/Kare-9 National Conference at Harper College in Palatine, Illinois, where she served as keynote speaker. Listen in as she interviews dog handlers with the Kare-9 Military Ministry, who bring their specially trained Comfort Dogs to those who need the power of animal-assisted therapy most. You won’t want to miss the special interview with Marine Josh, who pays tribute to his Battle Buddy, MWD Tyson.


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Episode 51 - Red Star to the Rescue in Tennessee

For the third time in the past 18 months, American Humane Association’s Red Star Rescue team is on the ground in Tennessee caring for horses in need. Listen in as she chats with the Red Star team’s Josh Cary and famed equine veterinarian Dr. Jennifer Dunlap about their deployment in the Volunteer State.


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Episode 50 - Max: Best Friend, Hero, Marine (Part 2)

This week’s episode is the second of two dedicated to the new Warner Bros./MGM film Max! Up first, Robin chats with actress Lauren Graham about her role in the film and her love of animals. Later, Robin records interviews live at the Washington, DC premiere for the film with Congressmen Gus Bilirakis, Henry Cuellar, Richard Hudson, and asks some kids in attendance their thoughts on the film!


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Episode 49 - Max: Best Friend, Hero, Marine (Part 1)

This week’s episode is the first of two dedicated to the upcoming Warner Bros./MGM film Max! Robin sits down with the film’s director Boaz Yakin and young star Josh Wiggins to discuss the bond between Max and the characters, and between the actors and production crew and the animal stars. Later, Robin chats with Dr. Kwane Stewart, the Chief Veterinary Officer for American Humane Association’s “No Animals Were Harmed®” program, about how they ensured the safety of those animal stars while filming some incredible stunts.


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Episode 48 - The Congressional Caucus for the Humane Bond

Robin is live from Capitol Hill this week for the launch of the newest Congressional caucus, the Caucus for the Humane Bond, which celebrates the important role animals play in our lives and will work to make a more humane world for them. Many special guests were at the event and are featured on this week’s show, including caucus co-chairs Congressmen Gus Bilirakis and Henry Cuellar, Tom Gunderson and world famous animal star Crystal the Capuchin, 2014 Service Dog Team of the Year JJ and KK, Hollywood animal trainer Christina Potter, and more!


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Episode 47 - A Second Chance is Just a Flight or Road Trip Away

As Adopt-a-Cat Month begins, Robin recaps last week’s dramatic transport of hundreds of cats and dogs from rural Virginia and Alabama to new forever homes in New York and Florida. Joining her are Debi Boies, the co-founder of Pilots N Paws, who coordinated 10 of her volunteer pilots and their airplanes as part of the transport, and Paul Raybould, American Humane Association’s Chief Innovation Officer who was there for every step of the journey and has many tales to tell from the road and air.


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Episode 46 - Kindness 100

Celebrate 100 Years of Be Kind to Animals Week® with American Humane Association.  Live from our Washington DC headquarters Open House, join us for interviews with leaders in animal welfare, education and children.  And of course the event would not be complete without hero dogs and animal ambassadors!  To learn more about our Kindness 100 campaign, visit www.kindness100.org and take the pledge.


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Episode 45 - Battle Buddies Take the Hill

Last week American Humane Association traveled to Capitol Hill to meet with Senators and members of Congress about the importance of dogs to the military and the need to make sure they all come home. Army Specialist Brent Grommet and Marine Corporal Jeff DeYoung were there for the meetings and join Robin on this week’s episode to talk about what their dogs Matty and Cena mean to them and why Congress needs to act now.


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Episode 44 - Animal Friends Welcomes Animal Stars

Animal Friends in Pittsburgh, PA is the final stop on the national book tour for Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors!   Animal Friends, an innovative animal shelter with the motto 'thinking outside the cage' is celebrated for their contributions to the human-animal bond, with segments featuring children who are humane heroes.


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Episode 43 - Tribute to K-9 Battle Buddies

This patriotic episode of Be Humane features interviews with Sergeant Matt Hatala and MWD Chaney, Corporal Jeff DeYoung and MWD Cena, Corporal Jonathan Cavender and MWD Maxi, Corporal Nick Caceres and CWD Fieldy, and Army Specialist Brent Grommet and MWD Matty.  Today’s episode introduces a new study that will be launched this year by American Humane Association on proving the efficacy of service dogs for veterans with PTS.


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Episode 42 - Move Over Oscars, It’s the PAWSCARS!

With all the talk focused on Hollywood this week, this week’s show is all about the 2015 American Humane Association PAWSCARS, honoring the top animal stars of the year. Listen in as Robin and PAWSCARS co-hosts Pauley Perrette and Lou Wegner recap the top animal acting performances. In honor of the 75th anniversary of the American Humane Association “No Animals Were Harmed®” program, this year’s PAWSCARS pays tribute to some of history’s greatest animal stars.


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Episode 41 - Celebrating America’s Hero Dogs with James Denton and Beth Stern!

This week’s episode celebrates the kick-off of the Fifth Annual American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™ with co-hosts James Denton and Beth Stern.  The co-hosts join Robin for delightful interviews as we thank Hallmark Channel for welcoming the Fifth Annual American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards to their fall primetime television lineup!  For more information on the Hero Dog Awards, visit www.herodogawards.org.


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Episode 40 - Humane Heartland

Today’s episode is devoted to the national conversation on the humane treatment of animals on US farms and ranches with segments featuring leading scientists, farmers and agricultural leaders from the Food Dialogues and the International Poultry Production Expo.   American Humane Association now certifies the humane treatment of well over a billion farm animals, and we are devoted to ensuring that America’s Heartland is indeed Humane.   Guests include Dr. Yvonne Vizzier Thaxton (University of Arkansas, Fayetteville), Hal Kreher (Kreher Farm Fresh Eggs), Randy Krotz (US Farmers and Ranchers Alliance, and Jim Mulhern (National Milk Producers Federation).   To learn more about American Humane’s farm animal welfare initiatives, visit www.humaneheartland.org.


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Episode 39 - Afternoon Tea with Crystal

Meet Crystal the capuchin, star of the Night at the Museum movies!  Live from an inspiring, magical afternoon at the Chesterfield Hotel’s Leopard Lounge in Palm Beach on Thursday January 22 as a packed house of animal lovers and movie lovers  attended a special ”Afternoon Tea with America’s Animal Stars.” Our host Dr. Robin Ganzert interviews famed Hollywood animal actor Crystal the capuchin. Organized by American Humane Association and hosted by humanitarian Lois Pope, the tea provided guests the opportunity to meet beloved animal actors and learn more about the new book, Animal Stars:  Behind the Scenes with your Favorite Animal Actors. In 2015, American Humane Association’s “No Animals Were Harmed®” program celebrates 75 years as the only film-industry sanctioned group ensuring the safety and welfare of animal actors on sets of movies, television shows, and commercials. 


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Episode 38 - A Happy Humane Holiday Season

Robin celebrates the holidays with a pair of special guests working to make a happy holiday season for kids and animals. First Robin is joined by Dr. Marion Garcia, American Humane Association’s new Chief Veterinary Officer. Dr. Garcia talks about the important work she will be doing, including helping to protect more than a billion animals on America’s farms and ranches. Next is Charleene Closshey, star of the new film An Evergreen Christmas, and who has a special dog rescue story for the holidays.


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Episode 37 - A Sweet Way to Help Animals

This week’s show features a full report on American Humane Association’s Red Star deployment to save a shelter in crisis in New Jersey. Red Star National Director Justin Scally and members of his team report on the situation they’re experiencing helping more than 70 cats and dogs who were found in utterly deplorable conditions. The team is working around the clock to ensure these poor animals receive the care and compassion they so desperately need.


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Episode 36 - Live with Martin Short from the Red Carpet at 21st Lady in Red Gala!

Join Robin live from the Red Carpet at the 21st Lady in Red Gala featuring interviews with comedian Martin Short and legendary Marty Allen!  MWD Matty, the 2014 American Hero Dog Susie and humane heroes are interviewed as we celebrate American Humane Association's  partnership with Humanitarian Lois Pope and the LIFE  Foundation.  The Lady in Red Gala is held at the gorgeous Mar-A-Lago Club in sunny Palm Beach, Florida, with proceeds benefiting our lifesaving programs.


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Episode 35 - On Tour with Animal Stars

Robin taped this week’s show from a bookstore in Charlotte, North Carolina, site of the last stop on her nationwide tour to promote her new book Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors. She’s traveled the country with a few of the animal actors and the trainers featured in the book, and has met many wonderful animal lovers across America. This week’s show features special guests Christina and Taylor Potter, the trainers of Hudson, the Golden Retriever star of Our Idiot Brother and “Saturday Night Live”! The Potters were with Robin in Charlotte and at many of the other stops along the way. Listen in as they talk about the tour and why the book makes a fabulous holiday gift. Each copy sold helps American Humane Association continue its lifesaving mission of saving kids and animals!


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Episode 34 - A Sweet Way to Help Animals

Robin celebrates the Thanksgiving holiday with two very special people: Don and Debbie Grommet, who have a lot to be thankful for this year. Their son, Specialist Brent Grommet was supposed to adopt his former partner, Military Working Dog Matty upon retirement, but due to a mix-up with paperwork, Matty instead went to another family. After many months apart, they were finally reunited, and Brent’s parents join our show this week to talk about what this reunion means to them and their son.


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Episode 33 - Setting a Humane Table for the Holidays

Robin comes at you live from Capitol Hill in Washington, site of American Humane Association’s congressional briefing on the importance of serving a Humane Table this holiday season. On this week’s show she chats live with farmers and food company executives committed to raising animals humanely and also speaks with “Top Chef Masters” season 5 winner Chef Douglas Keane on what it means for chefs to serve humanely raised food. Chef Keane also shares a delicious new recipe he created just for the event. It will be a tasty episode!


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Episode 32 - Honoring All Military Dogs on Veterans Day

For a special Veterans Day edition of the show, Robin comes at you live from the streets of New York City just moments before taking part in the 2014 Veterans Day Parade where American Humane Association honored the importance of dogs to the nation’s military and their hero handlers on the other end of the leash. For this week’s show she interviews many of the guests joining her on the float, including “Law & Order SVU” star Ice-T – an army veteran himself – and his wife Coco! Also appearing on the show are several veterans who were on the float and who American Humane Association helped reunite with their military dogs earlier this year. Finally, Mrs. Lois Pope, the nation’s foremost advocate for helping disabled veterans and an American Humane Association board member, and the woman who generously made American Humane Association’s involvement in the parade possible, was interviewed about her two passions in life: helping animals and helping our veterans. It’s one of our most heartwarming, inspiring shows yet!


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Episode 31 - A Sweet Way to Help Animals

Robin sits down with NBC’s Jill Rappaport to discuss her unique 'Jill Rappaport’s Pies 4 Paws' campaign, which is a sweet way to raise money for some laudable organizations working to protect our animal friends. Then Robin’s joined by Donna Lawrence, the mom of the 2014 American Hero Dog, Susie! Donna discusses what this title means to her and what her plans are for the Hero Dog Awards TV broadcast on Hallmark Channel on Thursday October 30 at 8 ET/PT, 7 Central.


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Episode 30 - All About Animal Stars

Celebrating the release of her new book, Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors, this week’s show is all about Hollywood’s animal actors. Up first is the husband-and-wife founders of the Angel Animals Network and co-authors of Animal Stars, Allen and Linda Anderson. Later in the show, Robin speaks with Hollywood animal trainer Christina Potter – whose dogs have made starring appearances in movies, television, and commercials – about what it’s like to prepare an animal star for the role of a lifetime.


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Episode 29 - Meet the 2014 Hero Dogs: Part 4

Robin finishes up her four-part series interviewing the eight 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards finalists. Up first is Justin Davis of the San Antonio, Texas Fire Department, the partner of Kai, winner of the Arson Dog category. Together, the pair have investigated some 200 arson cases in the San Antonio, Texas area. Later in the show, Corporal Brittney Neer of the Winchester, Virginia Police Department discusses her partner Kota, winner of the Law Enforcement Dog category. While responding to a burglary call in January, Kota fell and injured himself badly but helped Brittney and the other police officers complete the call.


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Episode 28 - Meet the 2014 Hero Dogs: Part 3

Robin hosts the third of her four-part series interviewing the eight 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards finalists. Up first is Michelle Krawczyk, the mom of JJ, winner of the Service Dog category. Michelle’s daughter KK has been diagnosed with a rare disease and JJ is able to use her powerful nose to alert Michelle when KK’s life might be in danger. Later in the show, Denise Corliss is interviewed about Bretagne, winner of the Search and Rescue Category. Bretagne has had a long, distinguished career, including a deployment to Ground Zero in the days after 9/11, now retired, she has a new job: teaching kids to read.


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Episode 27 - Meet the 2014 Hero Dogs: Part 2

Robin hosts the second of her four-part series interviewing the eight 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards finalists. Up first is Linda Hickey, the mom of Xena the Warrior Puppy, winner of the Emerging Hero category. Xena is an animal abuse survivor and has formed an extraordinary connection with Linda’s son, who has been diagnosed with autism. Later in the show, Marine vet Matt Hatala is interviewed about his dog, Military Dog category winner Chaney, who served multiple tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan as an IED detection dog.


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Episode 26 - Meet the 2014 Hero Dogs: Part 1

Robin begins her four-episode series of interviewing all eight 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards finalists. First up is Donna Lawrence, whose pit bull Susie represents the Therapy Dog category. Together, Donna and Susie worked for the passage of 'Susie’s Law' in North Carolina, which brings about harsher penalties for animal abusers. Up next is Staff Sgt. Mike Malarsie, who works with Xxon, the winner of the Guide/Hearing Dog category. Xxon helped Mike become the only blind active duty airman in the Air Force and together they are working to bring more recognition to these special dogs.


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Episode 25 - Military Dogs Take the Hill!

On this week’s special show, Robin Ganzert reports live from American Humane Association’s Capitol Hill briefing about the importance of reunification and retirement of military working dogs. She’s joined by a number of special guests including Marine Sgt. Deano Miller and his recently reunited dog Thor; Army Staff Sgt. James Harrington and his recently reunited dog Ryky; Kristen Maurer, whose organization Mission K9 Rescue is helping to bring back these dogs; Ruby Ridpath, the mother of 2013 Military Hero Dog of the Year CWD Carlos; and American Humane Association Board Chair John Payne. You won’t want to miss any of these heartwarming tales of bravery and heroism!


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Episode 24 - Hollywood’s Good Dogs and Other Animal Stars

Robin sits down with Todd Kessler, the creator of the Peabody Award-winning series Blue’s Clues, to chat about his new book 'The Good Dog' and a special art contest for kids. Later, she’s joined by Joanne Horowitz, one of the biggest talent managers in Hollywood to discuss her love of dogs and the love of pets she sees all over Tinsel Town.


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Episode 23 - How to Judge a Hero Dog

Robin chats with famed actress and animal advocate Alison Eastwood about what she’s looking for as a Hero Dog Awards judge and her love affair with rats. Then, Robin is joined by shoe designers Donald and Lisa Pliner, who have incorporated their beloved dog Babydoll in many of their shoe lines. Hear Babydoll’s inspiring tale and more on this week’s show!


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Episode 22 - Happy Independence Day!

Robin kicks off the show by chatting with Lea Black of The Real Housewives of Miami, who has just adopted a couple of puppies and dishes about her lifelong love of pets. Then, Justin Scally, American Humane Association’s National Director of Humane Intervention, discusses important, potentially lifesaving tips for pet owners on the 4th of July.


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Episode 21 - Sochi Dogs and Summer Blockbusters

Robin sits down with hockey star and U.S. Olympian David Backes and his wife Kelly as they discuss what it was like to bring home two stray dogs from the Sochi Olympics. Later, Dr. Kwane Stewart, the Chief Veterinary Officer for the No Animals Were Harmed ® program drops by to discuss how his team helped monitor the safety of the animal stars in this summer’s biggest blockbusters.


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Episode 20 - A Shelter Friend is a Friend For Life

Robin catches up with Gossip Girl star Kelly Rutherford who has a heartwarming tale about how her dog Oliver saved her life. Then, Robin interviews and pays tribute to Dr. Patricia Olson, American Humane Association's retiring Chief Veterinary Advisor. Dr. Olson leaves behind a long legacy of helping animals get out of shelters and adopted into forever homes.


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Episode 19 - Kicking off Adopt-a-Cat Month!

June is Adopt-a-Cat Month, and Robin kicks off the celebration by speaking with the national spokesperson, two-time Oscar nominee Carol Connors, co-writer of Gonna Fly Now, the theme from the film Rocky. Ms. Connors discusses her lifelong love affair with cats and chats about how they have inspired her music. Later, David Leavitt, the president of Palm Beach Island Cats, is interviewed on how his group is helping to care for and manage a feral cat population in South Florida.


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Episode 18 - Dogs are Veterans Too

Robin celebrates Memorial Day by talking with two brave soldiers who served in Iraq along with their canine companions. Up first we feature Army Sgt. Chuck Shuck, who was the father of Military Working Dog Gabe, the 2012 American Hero Dog and Military Dog of the Year at the Hero Dog Awards. Next, she's joined by Sgt. Jason Bos, who recently had a dramatic, tearful reunion with his former partner, Military Working Dog Cila. You won't want to miss these two emotional interviews which detail the importance of dogs to our nation's military!


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Episode 17 - Healing on the Hill

Robin reports from the halls of Congress, site of an American Humane Association briefing on a study bringing therapy dogs to children with cancer. Listen in as she interviews country music star Naomi Judd, American Humane Association board chair John Payne, members of the study's research team, and of course a therapy dog handler or two! You'll be touched learning how these dogs are helping these young heroes in need of a helping paw.


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Episode 16 - Be Kind to Animals Week

Robin Ganzert celebrates the 99th edition of Be Kind to Animals Week by sharing charming stories from America's children about the importance of being kind to our animal friends.


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Episode 15 - Hero Dogs are Everywhere!

Robin is all about Hero Dogs and those who work with them on this week’s show. First up is Amy McCullough, American Humane Association’s National Director of Humane Research and Therapy, to talk about Butler The Weather Channel Therapy Dog, who will accompany her to natural disaster sites around the country to bring the soothing touch of animal-assisted therapy. Up next, Austin Weishel, the sculptor of the National Fire Dog Monument stops by. Austin is not only a sculptor, but a firefighter himself, and his monument was recently honored by the Washington Post as the best in the nation’s capital!


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Episode 14 - Pets: The Best Pop Culture Diversion

This week Robin chats with Ross Mathews, the host of the hit E! Network talk show 'Hey Ross' about his three rescue pups and overall love of animals. Then, she’s joined by entertainment journalist Ashlan Cousteau who memorializes her dog Aurora, who passed away last year due to cancer, and discusses the importance of protecting our friends that live in the sea.


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Episode 13 - All About Rescuing

Robin opens the show with some breaking news of a dramatic horse rescue in Tennessee. Then she’s joined by actress Christie Brooke here to discuss her new movie 'Ragamuffin' and what animal welfare is like in her home state of Hawaii. Later, Madeline Auerbach of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance stops by to talk about the unique challenges facing retired racehorses.


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Episode 12 - America’s Veterinarian and a National Humanitarian

Robin spends the first half of her show chatting with America’s Veterinarian, Dr. Marty Becker. Dr. Becker is author of 22 books and is well-known for his appearances on “Good Morning America” and the “Dr. Oz Show.” Later, Robin catches up with Paris Hilton, the recent recipient of American Humane Association’s National Humanitarian Medal who discusses what it means to her to be humane.


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Episode 11 - Healing and Rescuing

Robin kicks off the week by speaking with Dr. Christine Jenkins, the Chief Veterinary Officer for Zoetis, about the innovative 'Canines and Childhood Cancer' Study, which tests the healing power of animal-assisted therapy on pediatric cancer patients. Then, she’s joined by Manny Maciel, an all-star volunteer responder with American Humane Association’s Red Star team. Manny has deployed numerous times to disaster sites with the team and has many powerful stories to share!


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Episode 10 - An American Icon: the Horse

Robin opens the show with some breaking news of a dramatic horse rescue in Tennessee. Then she’s joined by actress Christie Brooke here to discuss her new movie 'Ragamuffin' and what animal welfare is like in her home state of Hawaii. Later, Madeline Auerbach of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance stops by to talk about the unique challenges facing retired racehorses.


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Episode 9 - Protecting Hollywood’s Animals

Robin spends the day at the movies by discussing the importance of protecting Hollywood’s favorite animal stars from harm when on set. First, the National Director of the “No Animals Were Harmed” program, Dr. Kwane Stewart, drops by to talk about his program’s nearly 75-year legacy of ensuring the welfare of hundreds of thousands of animal actors. Then, Beth Langhorst, a Certified Animal Safety Representative with “No Animals Were Harmed,” joins the show to talk about what it’s like to monitor the animals on the set of blockbuster movies like “Avatar” and “Pirates of the Caribbean.”


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Episode 8 - Paying Tribute to our Four-Legged Heroes

Robin is joined by reality TV superstar Lisa Vanderpump who dishes about her world-famous pup, Giggy, and her love of Hero Dogs everywhere. Then, Robin features an in-depth discussion of the brave work arson dogs do to protect communities from this deadly, and extremely costly crime. Paul Gallagher, the owner/head trainer at Maine Specialty Dogs, and State Farm Public Affairs Specialist Heather Paul stop by to discuss why arson dogs are so vital in bringing arsonists to justice.


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Episode 7 - Learning More About our Dogs, Learning More About Ourselves

Robin spends the show discussing important medical breakthroughs affecting our animals and children. She's first joined by Dr. Matthew Huentelman to discuss why dogs may be the key to understanding more about autism. Then she's joined by Mars Veterinary's Juli Warner, whose company is pioneering a DNA test that can help owners learn the heritage of their mixed-breed dogs.


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Episode 6 - Red Star to the Rescue!

Robin sits down with famed actress Charlotte Ross to discuss her love of animals and her participation in 'National Justice for Animals Week.' Then Justin Scally, American Humane Association’s National Director of the famed Red Star Team, returns to the show to discuss his team’s recent deployment to help save a New Jersey animal shelter in dire need of some TLC.


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Episode 5 - Compassion at 200 Miles Per Hour

Robin talks with actress and model Katie Cleary about her exciting new film Give Me Shelter, which details some of the biggest issues in the animal community today. Then she’s joined by NASCAR driver and American Humane Association National Ambassador Blake Koch who has a passion for caring for animals when off the track.


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Episode 4 - Compassion is Always in Style

John Paul DeJoria, the founder of the Paul Mitchell hair care line and John Paul Pet, joins Robin to discuss why he’s so passionate about animal welfare. He’s followed by Dr. Patricia Olson, AHA’s Chief Veterinary Advisor, to discuss issues plaguing America’s most popular pet – the cat.


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Episode 3 - A Dog is the Best Kind of Therapy

Robin speaks with The Weather Channel’s Mike Bettes and AHA’s National Director of Animal-Assisted Therapy Amy McCullough about 'The Search for The Weather Channel Therapy Dog.' Later she’s joined by Leah Brewer, the owner of Elle the Pit Bull, the overall winner at the 2013 Hero Dog Awards to talk about the importance of therapy dogs.


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Episode 2 - A Positively Packed Podcast

Robin welcomes Victoria Stilwell, the most famous dog trainer on the planet, to discuss the importance of training your dogs with positive reinforcement. Victoria shares some helpful tips for listeners to get the most out of their canine friends. Later, Justin Scally, American Humane Association’s National Director of Red Star stops by to share tales of rescuing animals in the face of danger from Mother Nature.


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Episode 1 - A Supermodel, a Prince and Puppies

American Humane Association President and CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert kicks off her inaugural weekly radio show with an overview of her organization’s 137-year role in shaping the humane movement in the United States. She’s later joined by supermodel Joanna Krupa and The Bachelor’s Prince Lorenzo Borghese who are each passionate about rescuing animals.


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