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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 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.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Wallace by Jim Gorant

Today, Wallace is a champion. But in the summer of 2005, he was living in a shelter, a refugee from a suspicious pit bull–breeding operation. Then Andrew “Roo” Yori entered the picture. A scientist and shelter volunteer, Roo could tell immediately that Wallace was something special.

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The Roundtable - Listener Essay
11:35 am
Thu August 30, 2012

Listener Essay - Roger Caras

Jeanne Hunter lives in Catskill, NY.

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Thu August 30, 2012

Wayne Pacelle - President of the Humane Society of the United States

Wayne Pacelle, the president of the Humane Society of the United States, joins us this morning to talk about his new book, The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them, an examination of the deep links of the human-animal bond, as well as the conflicting impulses that have led us to betray this bond.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

Vox Pop : Pets and Vets with Dr. Ron Scharf : 8/29/12

It's 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.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Vox Pop : Pets and Vets with Dr. Ron Scharf : 6/27/12

It's 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.

 

 

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Fri June 22, 2012

"A Dog's Journey: Another Novel for Humans"

We welcome W. Bruce Cameron and speak with him about A Dog's Journey .

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