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Hal Abrams is a major-market radio veteran turned Operations Manager of Animal Radio Network™ and co-host of Animal Radio®. He's been a long-time animal advocate, spending weeks inside doghouses (literally) to raise money for SPCA's throughout the U.S. In 1999, Hal left a 17 year morning-radio routine to create the largest and 'most listened to' animal radio programming. Hal lives with his wife, cats, dog and two fish in Central California
You've heard Hal on Power 106 Los Angeles with Jay Thomas and have seen him on the TV Sitcom "Head of the Class"
Judy Francis had a love for animals before she ever became involved with radio. Her interest led her to the world of animal care as a veterinary technician where she found herself intrigued by simple surgeries like spaying and neutering. Since the world of vet medicine wasn't lucrative, she found herself doing whatever necessary to pay the bills, including delivering phone books and waiting tables. In 1999 she joined Animal Radio Network™ as a secretary. Through hard work and determination she was able to learn the ins and outs of producing a radio show. Now she is the Executive Producer (some say the master-mind behind ARN) for Animal Radio® as well as the co-host, along with Hal Abrams, of the number one animal show in America, Animal Radio®.
Having retained her innate ability to communicate with animals, Joy Turner, now, as a spiritual teacher, is a renowned communicator
and energetic healer for animals and humans. She can communicate
with both living and deceased animals and humans. She can help
animals and their humans cope with illness and passing, and grief
and loss. She can facilitate everything from fun chats to serious
questions about health, behavior and point of view. Through her
energy healing work, Heartsong, she can promote energetic healing
of both animals and humans. By talking with Spiritual Guides
and Souls, she can help humans with issues in their lives. Thousands
of animals and humans worldwide have experienced these gifts.
Call in and ask Joy your questions. 1-866-405-8405
Visit Joy's Website: http://www.TalkWithYourAnimals.com
Joey Villani’s life in pet care and grooming began when he was only nine years old, during a visit to the Super Dog Salon in New Jersey. Invited to lend a hand by salon owner and family friend, John Nash, Joey brushed a sheepdog named Cecilia and so began an unbelievable career.
Dr. Marty Becker, “America’s Veterinarian,” has spent his life working toward better health for pets and the people who love them.
For close to 20 years, Dr. Becker has been the popular veterinary contributor on ABC's Good Morning America. He is a founding member of The Dr. Oz Show’s Core Team Oz and a member of the Dr. Oz Medical Advisory Panel. In April 2012, the World Small Animal Veterinary Association named him the recipient of their annual WSAVA Hill’s Excellence in Veterinary Healthcare Award (also known as the Global Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year). He is the Chief Veterinary Correspondent for the American Humane Association, and a member of the AHA Board of Directors. His special fondness for older pets has led him to a spot on the Board of Directors of The Grey Muzzle Organization, which is dedicated to helping homeless senior dogs.
He has written 22 books that have sold more than 7 million copies, including three New York Times best-sellers. He has been a contributor to Parade magazine, Reader’s Digest and AARP.com. Animal Radio® hosts him monthly as their Chief Veterinary Correspondent.
Dr. Becker is an adjunct professor at his alma mater, the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, as well as at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University and the Research Center for Human-Animal Interaction at the University of Missouri's College of Veterinary Medicine. He has lectured at every veterinary school in the United States, and has been named Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year by the Delta Society (now Pet Partners) and the American Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Becker also serves as an honorary board member of Pet Partners and the Humane Society of New York.
He practices, when his schedule allows, at two veterinary hospitals in north Idaho because he loves veterinary medicine, pets and the people who care for them. He is also an active supporter of four animal shelters in north Idaho.
Vinnie Penn is a writer and radio/TV personality whose work has turned up on The Howard Stern Show, VH1's "Best Week Ever", National Lampoon Radio and more. Vinnie has also contributed to national music magazines such as Hit Parader and to various anthologies, plus done the dot-com thing for Maxim and Cracked. He lives in New Haven CT, and his first book, "Guido's Credos", is available at bookstores. www.vinniepenn.net
Alan Kabel has been around and worked with dogs his entire life beginning as a kid in Brooklyn working summers with a gifted dog trainer who pioneered many of the techniques still used today.
"Dogs need four things to be happy. Socialization, Structure, Exercise and affection. Providing these 4 elements are the responsibility of a good dog owner and in return your dog will give you years or loyalty and enjoyment."
Over the many years Alan has spent as a radio personality he has helped hundreds of people learn to understand their dogs. "I've trained many owners." "People try to communicate with their dogs using language. That's like eating a hot dog with your armpit. Dogs have been watching us for hundreds of years. Body language portraying calmness and confidence. Teaching your dog space and respect. These simple elements give your dog the stability and security he needs to be a calm, well adjusted and confident pack member. It's not rocket science and I'm no genius. Dogs are pretty simple, people are complicated."
Debbie White has been in veterinary practice in Las Vegas, NV for over 16 years as a small animal and exotic animal veterinarian. Her patients range from the furry, feathered, and scaled and include dogs, cats, ferrets, reptiles, birds, rodents and pot belly pigs. Dr. Debbie is originally from Hammond, Indiana and graduated from Purdue University's School of Veterinary Medicine. As the Animal Radio® "call-in veterinarian" Dr. Debbie enjoys fielding questions from listeners and helping them manage their pet's health. She discusses veterinary topics ranging from serious health matters to bizarre and wacky pet antics.
"Outside of the office, Dr. Debbie is entertained by Boss, a Yorkie-poodle-shih tzu mix, and Labradors, Magnum and Jade. Her four-legged children have taught her to slow down, enjoy the moment, and "remember to wag your tail each day".
"As long as I can remember, animals have been a part of my life.....cats, dogs, birds, turtles, fish, hamsters....I even raised an abandoned infant opossum when I was in 4th grade!"
Tammy Trujillo has been working in the entertainment industry since the age of 2. Her career as an award-winning broadcaster has included working as a morning co-host, sportscaster, news anchor and traffic reporter on many of Southern California's largest Radio and TV stations including KNX, KFI, KEZY, Power 106, The Beat, Channel 4 News and at KFWB. She holds numerous Gold Microphone Awards, one of the broadcasting industry's highest honors. She is also a member of Long Beach City College's Hall of Fame.
Throughout her career, Tammy has always used her position and influence to help her greatest love...animals. She has made countless radio, TV and personal appearances on behalf of animal rescue groups, pet charities and city and state agencies dealing with animals and helped raise thousands of dollars hosting various Telethons and Radiothons to fund pet issues. She was named a "Best Friend for Life" by spcaLA and received it's Philanthropy Award in 2002. Tammy earned her Certificate in Animal Behaviorism from Melbourne University in 2013.
Tammy holds a special concern for disabled animals and champions the adoption of special needs pets. She is considered an expert on CH (Cerebellar Hypoplasia) cats and kittens. She is also trained in animal rescue during disaster response.
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