The Animal Wellness Podcast

Dedicated to knowing and supporting laws and lawmakers that benefit animals.

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Kangaroos are the No. 1 commercially slaughtered mammal in the world. Hunted in the dark of night, their offspring pulled from lifeless mothers only to be beaten to death by clubs, kangaroos are kille...
February 10, 2021
Not since FDR swept Herbert Hoover from office in 1932 has there been such a seismic shift in the nation's government. What does that mean for animals as their advocates prepare to navigate a new poli...
January 14, 2021
Scott Beckstead, the newly appointed director of campaigns for Animal Wellness Action, discusses his childhood experiences on a mink farm as well as the mink's extraordinary ability to catch, mutate a...
December 8, 2020
As Congress prepares to adjourn ahead of the January 2021 inauguration, Animal Wellness Action finds its PAST Act momentum challenged by groups inside the animal-welfare community. Anti-soring grassro...
November 22, 2020
Marty Irby, executive director of Animal Wellness Action, shares big news for the PAST Act. In addition, host Joseph Grove continues the conversation with horse-trainer Monty Roberts, who is recognize...
November 12, 2020
Monty Roberts is recognized globally for his pioneering methods in violence-free training for horses as well as his work with sufferers of PTSD. In this first of two parts, Roberts talks about how he ...
September 28, 2020
Dr. Ernest Freeberg talks about his latest work of history, "A Traitor to His Species: Henry Bergh and the Birth of the Animal Rights Movement." It explores the volatile, groundbreaking advocacy of th...
September 21, 2020
Until recent laws at last banned human-on-animal sex and gave veterinarians protection to report suspected abuse, Kentucky was 11 years running at the bottom of all states concerning animal welfare. I...
July 19, 2020
Carl Safina is a pioneer when it comes to understanding the hidden—and instructive—lives of animals. In this interview about his latest book, “Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create...
June 15, 2020
Wildlife killing contests are orgies of wanton killing and waste, sponsored by gun-manufacturers and even mom-and-pop businesses, that result in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of animals a year. ...
June 3, 2020

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