Pets+Us

Weekly half-hour program, Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. on WXXI Reachout Radio

Pets+Us is a weekly program of information and stories about the companions in our lives – our pets.  The program includes feature articles about the relationship between pets and their humans; useful tools and new products for pets; a “Don’t Eat That” segment that includes things that can be hazardous to your pet’s health; and stories from listeners about their own pets.

In Don't Eat That we'll explore your pet's tongue, taste buds, eating and drinking habits that influence what they crave. We'll hear about what Oscar the Blind Cat is up to.


Psychology Today

From Harvard University - Animal Assisted Therapy.  And, a scientist explains why cats are so wierd.


Pinterest

Has your senior dog gone back to acting like a puppy? Modern Dog explains why.  And, we'll hear about how to keep a clean house with a dog, and a quiet house with a meowing cat.


CoolKittyCondos

Tips, tricks and resources for you and your cat to share the often limited space in city environments. And, the ASPCA explains how you may still be able to keep your beloved pet if you have allergies.

www.emersons.net

Finding Professional Behavior Help for your pet, and in our Don't Eat That segment: Is it okay for Cats to Eat Bugs?


Pets+Us #1643: Feeding Your Lizard, 10/20/16

Oct 17, 2016
cqmsjt.com

We'll learn about how to feed a lizard, canine hypo thyroidism, Wolf Dogs, and our Don't Eat That segment: Pepto Bismol.


www.tedmed.com

In their book, Zoobiquity, Cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers discuss what animals can teach us about health and healing.

rabbit.org

We'll get tips on the proper grooming of rabbits, learn about how nature provides animals with changes to their coats to endure the colder winter weather, and how to check for updates on pet food recalls.


petsittersoflasvegas.com

The Humane Society and the American Veterinary Medical Association have advice on dealing with the loss of a pet.  Also, safety tips for your pets in cold weather.


www.humanesociety.org

September is National Preparedness Month, and the ASPCA has information and resources to help you plan ahead to save your pets as well as yourself in a natural disaster.


www.animalplanet.com

Scientists study how - or whether - dogs process the meaning of words.  Also, new animal trivia, and some new gifts and gadgets for our pets.


Pets+Us #1637: Pet Life Stages, 09/08/16

Sep 7, 2016
www.drsfostersmith.com

Learn about how to care for your dogs and cats at each of their life stages from our friends at the Penfield Veterinary Hospital.


Pets+Us #1636: Feline Hairballs, 09/01/16

Aug 30, 2016
moderncat.com

From Cornell Feline Health Center, Hairballs - what they are, and how to prevent and treat them. Attention-seeking behavior in dogs. And a report about Permethrin, a  canine flea and tick medication that is toxic to cats.

Pets+Us #1635: Why Dogs Bark 08/26/16

Aug 29, 2016
sierrafoothillsreport.com

The Humane Society explains Why Dogs Bark and How We Can Get Them to Stop,   How Professionals Reduce Stress in Shelter Animals while they are waiting for their forever homes, and Beagle Bill gives research animals a chance at adoption.

The Humane Society explains Why Dogs Bark and How We Can Get Them to Stop,   How Professionals Reduce Stress in Shelter Animals while they are waiting for their forever homes, and Beagle Bill gives research animals a chance at adoption.

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