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Talkin' Pets News

September 24, 2022

Host - Jon Patch

Co-Host - Dr. Katy Meyer - UrgentVet - Oldsmar, FL

Producer - Lexi Adams

Network Producer - Ben Boquist

Social Media - Bob Page

Special Guest - Christine - Gentle Friends, Farm Animal and Wildlife Santuary, Mount Airy, MD

Talkin' Pets News

July 16, 2022

Host - Jon Patch

Co-Host - Jillyn Sidlo - Celestial Custom Dog Services, Tampa, Florida

Producer - Devin Leech

Network Producer - Ben Boquist

Social Media - Bob Page

  • Dr. Eric Eisenman is the Founder & Chair of the Board of International Veterinary Outreach (IVO) which focuses to create healthy communities free of animal suffering. IVO takes a One Health approach to develop and implement sustainable veterinary services and training programs in economically-disadvantaged communities worldwide. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine (MPVM) from University of California-Davis in 2014 and 2015, respectively. In parallel with leading IVO's programs and operations, he is currently studying to become a diplomat for the American College of Animal Welfare (ACAW).
 
  • Envisioning a world free of animal suffering where communities connected with animals thrive: Learn about International Veterinary Outreach's programs around the world. Helping animals, helping people.

 

Talkin' Pets News

April 30, 2022

Host - Jon Patch

Co-Host - Gino Sassani

Producer - Philip Staub

Network Producer - Kevin Lane

Social Media - Bob Page

Special Guests - Wow in the Wild: The Amazing World of Animals, author Mindy Thomas will join Talkin' Pets 4/30/22 at 5pm ET to discuss and give away their book

Animaliteration and The Wandering Wildebeest, Martin Coleman will join Jon & Talkin' Pets 4/30/22 at 630pm ET to discuss and give away his children books

CELEBRATING YOUR FURRY (AND SCALY!) FAMILY MEMBERS THIS NATIONAL PET MONTH join in on the First Amazon Pet Day on May 2nd - joining Talkin' Pets 4/30/22 at 730pm ET is Katie Larsen - Retail & Extertainment Expert at Amazon

 
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In honor of what would have been Doris' 100th year, we've issued a new hard-cover photo book -- Doris Day: Images from a Hollywood Icon -- 288 pages filled with beautiful portrait shots of Doris and lots of previously unseen photos from her personal collection.

The book is available in two editions: The general release, featuring Doris in periwinkle blue on the cover, is available from Hermes Press for pre-order now.

But 150 early copies of a special edition, with Doris in black organza on the cover, are available right now! The special edition -- limited to 250 copies total -- includes a 10 x 11" glossy portrait of Doris, which has never been published before -- suitable for framing!

Be among the select few to buy a special edition and receive it in time for April 3, which would have been Doris' 100th birthday.

We're also releasing a new green vinyl collector's edition of My Heart, Doris' final album, on April 1. My Heart was very special to Doris, as it includes the track "Happy Endings," written and sung by her son Terry. Pre-order your collector's copy today from Amazon.

And while you're shopping, don't miss our new T-shirts, sweatshirts, and mug -- all with our centennial logo -- available right now at the DDAF Store.

We hope you will enjoy these collectibles for years and years to come. As always, proceeds from these sales benefit DDAF and support Doris' legacy of helping animals and the people who love them.

In celebration,

P.S. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates on Doris' birthday celebrations!

 
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Talkin' Pets News March 12, 2022 Host - Jon Patch Co-Host - Marcus Porter - Tampa Veterinary Specialists, Tampa, Florida Producer - Matt Matera Network Producer - Ben Boquist Social Media - Bob Page Special Guest - Victoria Lily Shaffer, author of "Pup Culture" will join Jon & Talkin' Pets 3/12/22 at 5pm ET to discuss and give away her new book

Animals need your HEARTS 

Support Humane Alternatives to Animal Experiments

Sacramento, CA

Whomever you are giving your love to, animal protection NGO Cruelty Free International asks that you spare a little piece of your HEARTS for our animals.

Almost one million animals – including cats, dogs, and rabbits - are kept in laboratories in the USA or used in experiments every year, and this number excludes many millions more rats, mice, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. The federal Humane and Existing Alternatives in Research and Testing Sciences (HEARTS) Act says that the National Institutes of Health (NIH), our nation’s medical research agency, should use already approved animal-free methods before subjecting animals to cruel and painful experiments that often end in their death.


Surely anyone with a heart would support that. It seems like common sense, and you probably thought that they were already required to do it – especially as almost 80 percent of people across the political divide agree.[1]

you can show your love for animals and help the HEARTS Act to become law. It was introduced to Congress last year by Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard(D-CA)andRepresentative Ken Calvert(R-CA), and you can email your Representative to ask them to support it too.

The HEARTS Act has the potential to improve both the quality and compassion of science in the United States and save animals from suffering and death.

MonicaEngebretson, Head of Public Affairs North America for Cruelty Free International, said,“Modern non-animal testing methods spare animals from suffering in laboratories and dying in painful experiments. They are alsoincreasingly less costly and more human-relevant than animal tests.

“Replacing animal tests does not mean putting human patients at risk or halting medical progress. Instead, it will improve the quality as well as the humaneness of our science. Thetime is right for the NIH to prioritize the use of existing humane and scientifically valid alternatives in research and testing.”

[1] SurveyUSA nationwide poll, August 2019 

Cruelty Free Internationalis one of the world’s longest standing and mostrespectedanimal protection organizations and works on animal testing issues globally and in the United States. The organization is widely regarded as an authority on animal testing issues and is frequently called upon by governments, media, corporations and official bodies for its advice or expert opinion.www.crueltyfreeinternational.org.

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If you want to make a donation to help us continue our campaigning to end the suffering of animals in laboratories you can do this online by clicking here or calling us on 0207 700 4888. As always, it is only with your fantastic support behind us that we are able to continue our mission.

    

 

Movie Review written by Jon Patch with 4 out of 4 paws

Sing 2

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment present a PG. 112-minute, Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Music oriented film directed and written by Garth Jennings with a theater release date of December 22, 2021.

Talkin' Pets News

October 16, 2021

Host - Jon Patch

Co-Host - Jillyn Sidlo - Celestial Custom Dog Services

Producer - Devin Leech

Network Producer - Ben Boquist

Social Media - Bob Page

Holly Sizemore, Chief Mission Officer

Holly Sizemore entered the animal welfare world in 1991 when she discovered a colony of community cats eating near a restaurant dumpster. The experience inspired her to co-found the first trap-neuter-return (TNR) organization in Utah (Community Animal Welfare Society, located in Salt Lake City) and she co-led that organization as a volunteer for more than 10 years.

In 2000, Holly joined No More Homeless Pets in Utah and served the organization in a variety of roles, ending with Executive Director from 2007 to 2010. While at No More Homeless Pets in Utah, she created and implemented some of the first comprehensive, targeted community cat public-private partnerships with Utah shelters. During her tenure, more than 100,000 lives were saved across the state in Utah shelters, thanks to the efforts of No More Homeless Pets in Utah and its many partners.

In 2010, Holly took a national role at Best Friends and has provided leadership support and stewarded growth in these areas: animal care at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, the Best Friends Network, community cat programs, and puppy mill, cat and pit bull initiatives. In her current role as Chief Mission Officer, Holly oversees the areas of national programs, national no-kill advancement, and legislative and advocacy efforts. A member of Best Friends’ senior leadership team, she feels very lucky to be able to work with the teams at Best Friends who are dedicated to scaling up and sustaining the programs that will help create a no-kill country by 2025.

Holly’s leadership has focused on growing and improving upon many of the early innovative no-kill programs and tactics implemented throughout Utah, including comprehensive shelter-focused community cat programs, large-scale adoption events, targeted spay/neuter, open adoption policies, community collaboration, data analysis efforts to steer lifesaving, legislative reform, widespread marketing and awareness efforts, effective change and conflict management strategies, and public-private partnerships that involve working side-by-side with shelter partners. The shelter-focused community cat programs have evolved into one of the most effective, efficient and transformational tools in a community’s journey toward no-kill, and Holly is most proud of seeing how use of this model is growing exponentially throughout the U.S.

Holly holds a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the University of Utah and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Washington. She and her husband share their home with a few former community cats and one adopted dog. Holly believes that we will achieve our common goal of achieving no-kill nationwide by 2025 through the right balance of warrior resolve, patient persistence and true collaboration.

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