• Glen Zipper, creator-executive producer of the Netflix documentary series “Dogs”
    November 28, 2018 No Comments By Duncan
  • Dr. Nick Pyenson, paleontologist and author of “Spying on Whales: The Past, Present, and Future of Earth’s Most Awesome Creatures”
    November 21, 2018 No Comments By Duncan
  • Jason M. Colby, author of “Orca: How We Came to Know and Love the Ocean’s Greatest Predator”
    October 31, 2018 No Comments By Duncan
  • Captain Paul Watson, founder of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
    October 17, 2018 No Comments By Duncan
  • Sy Montgomery, author of numerous books, most recently, “How to Be A Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals”
    October 3, 2018 No Comments By Duncan
  • Kinky Friedman, songwriter-satirist-animal rescuer
    September 26, 2018 No Comments By Duncan
  • Nellie McKay, singer-songwriter-activist + Triumph The Insult Comic Dog: 15th Anniversary Show
    June 13, 2018 No Comments By Duncan
  • Kristen Auerbach, Director of Pima Animal Care Center
    May 23, 2018 No Comments By Duncan
  • Erika Abrams, co-founder & president of Animal Aid Unlimited
    April 4, 2018 No Comments By Duncan
  • Jamie Katz, Pet Detective
    July 6, 2016 No Comments By Duncan
  • In Conversation With Temple Grandin–Part Two
    February 25, 2015 No Comments By Duncan
  • Lily Tomlin, actress, comedian and animal advocate
    April 2, 2014 No Comments By Duncan
  • Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick, a Kenyan author, conservationist and elephant expert
    January 26, 2011 No Comments By Duncan
  • Alec Baldwin, Actor-Animal Advocate
    September 8, 2010 No Comments By Duncan
  • Dr. Jane Goodall
    December 9, 2009 No Comments By Duncan

Stephen Bennett, founder of Suncoast Organized Animal Relief (SOAR)

Stephen Bennett—the founder and executive director of Suncoast Organized Animal Relief, or SOAR, which pursues a mission that involves an unusually broad portfolio of objectives, including providing funding and assistance, and pet food to other animal organizations—recounts growing up in Ithica, NY in a home where pets weren’t allowed, but later on, deeper into adulthood, he made up for lost time, at one point having four dogs and four cats. Read more…

Arin Greenwood, ALDF Senior Writer, ex-animal journalist, author of animal-oriented novels

Arin Greenwood is a “Talking Animals” favorite and a friend of the show. She’s also currently Senior Writer at the Animal Legal Defense Fund, formerly animal journalist extraordinaire—she was the animal welfare editor at The Huffington Post, and a regular contributor to The Washington Post, The Today Show website, and The Dodo, among others. Read more…

Dr. Alexandra Horowitz, scientist, professor, dog behaviorist, author of “Our Dogs, Ourselves: The Story of a Singular Bond”

Dr. Alexandra Horowitz—a professor at Barnard College, where she heads the Dog Cognition Lab, a behaviorist, and bestselling author of multiple books on dogs, most recently, “Our Dog, Ourselves: The Story of a Singular Bond”—acknowledges the homage to 1970’s “Our Bodies, Ourselves” in the title of her book, and the reasons behind it. Read more…

Dr. Valeria Vergara, marine mammal research scientist and expert on beluga whales

Dr. Valeria Vergara—a marine mammal research scientist with the Ocean Wise Conservation Association, who has spent much of her career studying beluga whales, with a particular emphasis on their acoustic communication—recalls gravitating toward animals during childhood, growing up in Buenos Aires, in a house populated with pets. Read more…

Stephanie Seymour, birdwatcher & singer-songwriter of “There Are Birds”

Stephanie Seymour—a singer-songwriter and veteran musician who was a member of The Aquanettas, which released its debut album in 1990, she just issued “There Are Birds,” a stellar solo album all about birds (literally, metaphorically, from their perspective, etc.)—explains that she’s a lifelong animal lover, growing up in house where there were plenty of pets, including birds. Read more…