pets http://wwno.org en Animal Life: Traveling Abroad With Your Pet http://wwno.org/post/animal-life-traveling-abroad-your-pet <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">My friends Joe and </span>Karli<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;recently relocated to Spain with their three cats in tow.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As they prepared for the move, they quickly discovered that transporting pets internationally can be quite a production.</span></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Ana Zorrilla 55195 at http://wwno.org Wild Kingdom: Animal Music From Louisiana http://wwno.org/post/wild-kingdom-animal-music-louisiana-0 <p><em>This program was originally <span style="line-height: 1.5;">broadcast in October, 2013</span></em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If this week's show doesn't bring out the animal in you, consult a doctor. You may be a vegetable... or a mineral... or a big block of cheese.</span></p><p>This is the time of year when pet lovers take their animals to church, when Lions and Tigers and Cardinals and Falcons take to the field, and when we turn to Louisiana songs about animals.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 20:00:00 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 52199 at http://wwno.org Animal Life: Spay/Neuter Your Pets http://wwno.org/post/animal-life-spayneuter-your-pets <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fans of the <em>Price is Right</em> know two things for sure: when in doubt, bid one dollar. And&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">always</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> spay or neuter your pet!</span></p><p>Game show host Bob Barker encouraged viewers to spay or neuter their pets because spay/neuter is the best way to reduce the number of unwanted animals in shelters.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Ana Zorrilla 50907 at http://wwno.org Animal Life: Pet Adoption http://wwno.org/post/animal-life-pet-adoption <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Let’s talk adoption. 17 million Americans get a new pet each year, but only 3.5 million adopt that pet from an animal shelter.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Many people don’t realize that breeders and pet stores are simply reproducing mass quantities of cats and dogs to sustain their business.</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Ana Zorrilla 50464 at http://wwno.org Terrebonne Parish opens shelter for pets http://wwno.org/post/terrebonne-parish-opens-shelter-pets <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Terrebonne Parish officials have opened a temporary pet shelter at the West Houma Gym on Williams Ave.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Courier reports this temporary shelter is only available for pets of those residents who will be staying at the parish shelter at the Houma Municipal Auditorium.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 18:07:21 +0000 The Associated Press 18747 at http://wwno.org The Last Word In Business http://wwno.org/post/last-word-business-88 Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>Sometimes friends become more than friends and Facebook just won't do. And if the friend in question are dogs, they may want to hear today's last word in business.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "PUPPY LOVE")<p>PAUL ANKA: (Singing) And they called it puppy love, oh I...<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>Brazil's dog population is second only to the U.S. Two entrepreneurs - a brother and sister team - are hoping to capitalize on that by building an eight-story hotel for pets. Thu, 12 Jul 2012 09:23:00 +0000 editor 15570 at http://wwno.org St. Tammany to Offer Free Microchips for Pets http://wwno.org/post/st-tammany-offer-free-microchips-pets <p>The St. Tammany Parish Department of Animal Services is offering free microchipping of dogs and cats tomorrow. Animal Services will chip up to four animals per resident. Proof of residency is required.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 16:14:05 +0000 The Associated Press 12612 at http://wwno.org Krewe of Barkus Parade http://wwno.org/post/krewe-barkus-parade <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-534fa2e53daac-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-534fa2e53daac-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="534fa2e53daac-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-820978.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>The Carnival parades are under way, with one of the most unusual setting out from Armstrong Park. Correspondent Eileen Fleming has more.</p> Mon, 16 Feb 2009 06:02:06 +0000 Eileen Fleming 1547 at http://wwno.org