dogs

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Empire Service Dog Program Annual Benefit

Justin (Sara Knapp's dog) in the studio.

    Service dogs help people with disabilities to lead more independent and productive lives. Most people are familiar with the work of search and rescue dogs and guide dogs. Service dogs are called upon to perform a multitude of tasks.

Dogs at a very young age can be taught to turn on/off light switches, open/close doors, retrieve dropped objects and assist in dressing and undressing. There are many intangible benefits gained in placing a service dog with the right person.

The Empire Service Dog Program is the only NYS organization north of New York City that breeds, trains and places Service Dogs with persons with disabilities. Their annual benefit is this Sunday from 5 to 8pm at the Italian American Community Center in Albany, NY.

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Capital Region News
12:50 pm
Sat March 30, 2013

Veterinarian Christine Armao - Bringing Cornell's Southside Well-Pet Clinic to Albany and beyond

Credit Courtesy Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

Right now, at the North Albany branch of the Capital District YMCA on North Pearl Street in Albany, students of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, under the supervision of veterinarians, are offering subsidized veterinary care for dogs and cats, including physical exams and vaccinations, as part of the college’s Southside Well-Pet Clinic

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Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

Vox Pop : Pets & Vets - Dr. Carrie O'Loughlin : 3/27/13

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It’s our Pets & Vets program this afternoon, and here to take your calls is Dr. Carrie O’Loughlin of Delmar Animal Hospital in Delmar, New York. 

A USDA category one accredited veterinarian; Dr. O’Loughlin is a graduate of Cornell University. She joined the Delmar Animal Hospital staff in 1998. She and her husband Mike share their home and lives with 2 dogs—Marcus and Ivy; 6 cats— Oliver, Ziggy, Annie Oakley, Homer, Sapphire and Rosebud; 2 fish tanks and a pond, complete with fish and frogs. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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WAMC Programs
3:06 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

The Book Show #1285 - Robert Crais

  Robert Crais is the author of the best-selling Elvis Cole novels and was the 2006 recipient of the Ross Macdonald Literary Award.

His latest novel, Suspect, tells the story of Scott and Maggie - an LAPD K9 team nobody trusts--damaged goods who are wounded, scared, and suspect. Who work together to solve a murder and regain trust.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Wed January 30, 2013

Vox Pop : Pets & Vets - Dr. Joseph Glennon : 1/30/13

Dr. Joseph Glennon of Veterinary Specialties Referral Center
Credit Courtesy of Veterinary Specialties Referral Center

Today on Vox Pop, on the first Pets & Vets program of 2013, we welcome Dr. Joseph Glennon of Veterinary Specialties Referral Center, with locations in Pattersonville, Gansevoort, and Latham New York.

A board-certified veterinary surgeon, Dr. Glennon founded VSRC over 20 years ago and at the time was the first and only referral center in the region.

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The Roundtable
11:12 am
Wed December 5, 2012

"What's a Dog For?" by John Homans

John Homans remembers that his childhood dog ran freely without a leash, slept outside, and spent most of her time happily exploring the yard. She was a companion, but not exactly a member of the family. So when he adopted Stella, a Labrador mix, from a shelter as a birthday present for his son, the images from his youth were strongly imprinted in his mind.

Though neighbors on his New York City block lavished expensive clothing, doggie birthday cakes, and thousand-dollar medical treatments on their dogs, Homans was determined to draw a boundary.

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Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

Vox Pop : Pets and Vets with Dr. Ron Scharf : 11/28/12

Its Pets and Vets on this edition of Vox Pop with Dr. Ron Scharf of the Animal Hospital of Niskayuna, New York. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Comet's Tale by Steven Wolf

Forced into early retirement by a spinal condition, Steven Wolf reluctantly left his family and moved to Arizona for its warm winter climate.

A lifelong dog lover, the former hard-driving attorney is drawn to a local group that rescues retired racing greyhounds. When Comet, a once-abused cinnamon-striped racer, chooses to “adopt” Wolf, he has no idea that a life-altering relationship has begun—for both of them.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Tue September 25, 2012

Dancing Dogs by Jon Katz

No one brings to life the remarkable bond between humans and their dogs like New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz.

He has gained great readership with enchanting tales and keen observations of his animal menagerie—the dogs, sheep, chickens, and other residents of Bedlam Farm. Now, Katz is back with his first collection of short stories, Dancing Dogs.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

Vox Pop : Pets and Vets : 9/12/12

Its Pets and Vets on this edition of Vox Pop with Dr. Ron Scharf of the Animal Hospital of Niskayuna, New York. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

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