dogs http://wamc.org en "E. B. White on Dogs" edited by Martha White http://wamc.org/post/e-b-white-dogs-edited-martha-white <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In <em>E. B. White on Dogs</em>, the author's granddaughter and manager of his literary estate, Martha White, has compiled the best and funniest of his essays, poems, letters, and sketches depicting over a dozen of White's various canine companions.</p><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 69234 at http://wamc.org "E. B. White on Dogs" edited by Martha White High-Volume Sterilization Clinic Reduces Homeless Animal Population http://wamc.org/post/high-volume-sterilization-clinic-reduces-homeless-animal-population <p>Four years ago this month an animal welfare agency arrived in Springfield Massachusetts and announced an ambitious goal—prevent dogs and cats from becoming homeless and euthanized.&nbsp; The Dakin Humane Society says it can now guarantee a home for every healthy homeless animal in the Pioneer Valley.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> There are fewer animals these days at the Dakin Humane Society’s adoption center on Union Street in Springfield and that’s a good thing according to Candy Lash, the society’s manager of marketing and communications.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 71281 at http://wamc.org High-Volume Sterilization Clinic Reduces Homeless Animal Population Vox Pop : How Smart Are Animals? - 7/23/13 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-how-smart-are-animals-72313 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">According to a recently released study, </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;dolphins call each other by name. Scottish scientists showed that Dolphins use unique whistles to identify individuals.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From Science Daily.com comes recent news that scientists at &nbsp;the University of Vienna have shown that an the </span>Goffin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Cockatoo has the ability to solve complex mechanical problems. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There was a study released&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">last fall that showed Beluga whales can achieve human-like speech patterns.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 17:19:33 +0000 69812 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : How Smart Are Animals? - 7/23/13 "A Dog Walks Into a Nursing Home: Lessons in the Good Life from an Unlikely Teacher" by Sue Halpern http://wamc.org/post/dog-walks-nursing-home-lessons-good-life-unlikely-teacher-sue-halpern <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>At loose ends with her daughter leaving home and her husband on the road, Sue Halpern decided to give herself and Pransky, her under-occupied Lab mix, a new lease on life by getting the two of them certified as a therapy dog team.</p><p>She writes about the experience in her book, <em>A Dog Walks Into a Nursing Home: Lessons in the Good Life from an Unlikely Teacher</em>.</p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 69232 at http://wamc.org "A Dog Walks Into a Nursing Home: Lessons in the Good Life from an Unlikely Teacher" by Sue Halpern Vox Pop : Pets & Vets - Dr. Ron Scharf : 5/29/13 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-pets-vets-dr-ron-scharf-52913 <p>It's Pets &amp; Vets on this edition of Vox Pop with Dr. Ron Scharf of the Animal Hospital of Niskayuna, New York.<em> </em>WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 19:00:00 +0000 65837 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Pets & Vets - Dr. Ron Scharf : 5/29/13 5/10/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/51013-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, WAMC newsman Ray Graf and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p>Topics include:<br>Benghazi Email<br>ATM Heist<br>Online Sales Tax<br>Benefits of Pets</p><p> Fri, 10 May 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 64366 at http://wamc.org "My Animals and Other Family" by Clare Balding http://wamc.org/post/my-animals-and-other-family-clare-balding <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Clare Balding is an award-winning BBC broadcaster and writer. At the London Olympics of 2012 she was proclaimed a “national treasure.'” She became the face of the BBC’s horse racing coverage in 1998, and now works across a wide range of sports. She will join us to tell tales from her new memoir, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1594205620/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1594205620&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">My Animals and Other Family</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1594205620" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>.</p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 15:30:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 64051 at http://wamc.org "My Animals and Other Family" by Clare Balding Book Picks - The Bookstore http://wamc.org/post/book-picks-bookstore-10 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today's Book Picks come from Matt </span>Tennenbaum<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> from The Bookstore in Lenox.</span></p><p>List after the break.</p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 64049 at http://wamc.org Book Picks - The Bookstore Southern Dogs Get Another Chance In Springfield http://wamc.org/post/southern-dogs-get-another-chance-springfield <p>For several years, prospective pet owners in the Northeast have had the option to adopt dogs from south of the Mason-Dixon line. Reporter Tyler Unwin takes a look at the Dixie Dog Program, in Springfield, Massachusetts.</p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 16:50:00 +0000 Tyler Unwin 63090 at http://wamc.org Southern Dogs Get Another Chance In Springfield Vox Pop : Pets & Vets - Dr. Ron Scharf : 4/24/13 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-pets-vets-dr-ron-scharf-42413 <p>It's Pets &amp; Vets on this edition of Vox Pop with Dr. Ron Scharf of the Animal Hospital of Niskayuna, New York. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 19:00:00 +0000 62989 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Pets & Vets - Dr. Ron Scharf : 4/24/13