Animal Radio Episode 956


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Veterinarian FailsMistakes Veterinarians Make
As hard as it may be to believe, doctors are human too. An anonymous veterinarian confesses to the mistakes he/she made in their practice. Common errors include forgetting to take out an IV catheter to leaving a thermometer in. Listen as Dr. Debbie comments on these FAILS.

How Much Does A Vet Visit Really Cost
Research shows that 1 in 3 pets will need urgent vet care this year. Every 6 seconds an owner is given a vet bill more than $1000. This is why Rob Jackson, top dog at Healthy Paws Pet Insurance says you need his service. He'll tell us why only 1% of pet owners carry an kind of pet insurance.

3 Strikes For United
Already under scrutiny about a French bulldog dying in an overhead bin and another dog being accidentally sent to Japan, United Airlines has acknowledged its third animal-related mistake in just that week. This latest case happened when a United flight was diverted to Akron, Ohio after the airline realized a pet had been loaded onto the flight by mistake. That plane was headed to St. Louis, Missouri with 33 passengers. What do you do when you're an airline that's had as bad of a week for pet disasters as United had? You get that dog to where it was supposed to be - never mind the 33 passengers that are supposed to be going to St. Louis. You take those passengers along for an emergency drop off of the dog in Akron, Ohio.

Comforting The Kids After Shooting
Cubby the Comfort DogWhen students and teachers returned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after the Valentine's Day school shooting, a team of golden retrievers were there to offer comfort and hope. Cubby, a comfort dog from Fort Collins, was among the furry, four-legged counselors, gently placing her paw on the hands and arms of the traumatized students and teachers. Bonnie Fear, Cubby's guardian explains how her church is deploying comfort dogs regularly.

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