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The Sutter Animal Shelter Authority recently kicked off an educational campaign to inform the residents of Sutter County about the importance of spaying and neutering, as well as what happens to feral cats and dogs that come into the shelter. According to interim shelter manager Bob Clary, estimates of feral cats in the county are roughly 16,000 to 18,000.
Last week's Sentients was canceled due to a vehicular malfunction, so my guessssssst today will be Matt Ellerbeck, AKA 'The Snake Man'. Tune in today at 5:30pm PST. http://www.the-snake-man.com/index.html
On today's Sentients, my guests will be Tim Gorski and Juliette West from the documentary How I Became An Elephant (http://www.howibecameanelephant.com/). Juliette is a young activist who wants to help save the Southeast Asian Elephants, which are at high risk for extinction. You can tune in today at FM 90.1 KZFR in Chico or online at www.kzfr.org at 5:30pm PST.
On this week's edition of Animal Matters, I'll be having a conversation with Gene Baur, co-founder and president of Farm Sanctuary. We'll be talking about commercial turkey production; from the artificial insemination to the slaughterhouse.
On tomorrow's Animal Matters, I'll be having a conversation with Arathi Jayaram, Mercy for Animal's Director of Operations. We'll be talking about the recent undercover footage released showing abhorrent abuse at Conklin Dairy Farms in Plain City, OH. We'll talk about some of the abuses shown in the video footage, what comes next in their investigation, and more about the dairy industry.
On tomorrow’s Animal Matters, I’ll be having a conversation with Peter Petersan, Deputy Director of Animal Protection Litigation with The Humane Society of the United States. Recently, The HSUS filed a lawsuit against Hudson Valley Foie Gras for violating the Clean Water Act. HSUS won that lawsuit. Peter and I will be talking about that lawsuit as well as how foie gras is produced.
On today’s Animal Matters, a conversation with Stephen Wells, Executive Director of the Animal Legal Defense Fund. We’ll be discussing the upcoming animal abuser registry legislation for CA, SB 1277, which would require criminals convicted of felony animal abuse to register with the database.
On today’s Animal Matters, I’ll be having a conversation with Paul Shapiro, senior director of the factory farming campaign at The Humane Society of the United States. We’ll be talking about the recent undercover footage released from two of the nation’s top egg producers; Rose Acre Farms and Rembrandt Enterprises.
On today's Animal Matters, a conversation with Scott Beckstead, Equine Protection Specialist / Senior State Director for Oregon for the Humane Society of the United States. We'll talk about the recent undercover footage relased by HSUS from a slaughterhouse in Canada, one of the few places allowed to slaughter US horses.......
On tomorrow's Animal Matters, a conversation with Mary Lou Randour, Ph.D, Professional Outreach Coordinator for HSUS in the Animal Cruelty and Fighting Campaign. We'll be talking about the recent hoarding cases HSUS was directly involved in. We'll talk about how hoarders start out, and the mentality behind hoarding.
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