Category Archives: Animals’ Voice Pawdcast

Building bridges to help under-serviced owners keep pets they love

The Brant County SPCA is moving towards a new model in their community, and it’s focused on keeping pets with the owners who already love them – Pets for Life. “I want to build bridges, and I want to help better the lives of the animals and the people in my community,” says Robin Kuchma, Executive … Continue reading Building bridges to help under-serviced owners keep pets they love

Jun 26, 2018
by Emily Cook
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Police officer shares powerful story of battle with mental illness, PTSD and service dog Kal

Shawn Fougere, is a police officer living with PTSD. In early June, he spoke at the Ontario SPCA’s 2018 Educational Conference about how his service dog, Kal, has changed his life. In this podcast, hear his emotional story of pain, recovery, and choosing to speak out. “I wasn’t some weak cop who couldn’t handle my … Continue reading Police officer shares powerful story of battle with mental illness, PTSD and service dog Kal

Jun 08, 2018
by Emily Cook
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Can science actually prove why we love animals?

At the Human Animal Bond Research Institute, loving pets is more than just a feeling – it’s a fact. Head back with us to this fascinating podcast from two years ago with Steve Feldman, executive director of the Human-Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI). While you’re at it, be sure to subscribe to our podcast for … Continue reading Can science actually prove why we love animals?

May 29, 2018
by Emily Cook
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