A Super Smiley Adventure with Megan Blake - Pets & Animals on Pet Life Radio (PetLifeRadio.com)
Summary: Welcome to A Super Smiley Adventure! In living with dogs, cats and horses, one thing I’ve learned is that if we are open to it, animals will lead us on amazing adventures. Whether it’s Super Smiley, my giant mutt, hiking and camping across New England and inspiring an entire Flash Mob Dance Campaign; Tout Suite The Travel Kitty traveling with me to Pet Friendly Resorts; or Starfire, our beautiful Arabian, leading me on inner journeys of self-discovery; my life with animals is always an adventure. Add the “happy chemicals” pets bring and a smiling dog, and voila, our show appeared. On our podcast, we explore travel destinations, inner journeys and any path of pet adventure we can find. Pets lower our blood pressure, lower our heart rates and increase our happy chemicals. We are their leaders, but if we can open to see where they lead us, we will begin our own Super Smiley Adventures. :)
Sure we all talk to our animals, and on this show, my non-human guest talks back! In English! A Super Smiley Adventure visits with King O from Best Friend's Animal Sanctuary's Parrot Garden. His human caretaker, Wendy Hatchell, interprets for him and tells us all about these entertaining, fun, social, charming creatures and what we need to know as Parrot Parents (try saying that five times) to keep them happy, talking, dancing and singing.
The Pigs are here! How do you take a pig for a walk? How do you save one stuck on a cliff. Where is Pig Paradise? Is it real? Listen and find out! Even if you don't have a pig in your life or future, this show is fun. I visited Pig Paradise in Utah and saw for myself! Best Friends Animal Society has created the largest Animal Sanctuary in the United States, finding and providing forever homes for thousands of animals on thousands of acres. Yvonne Mcintosh, the director of Best Friends' Pig Paradise shares the secrets of pigmanship and enlightens us from pignorance. No one wants to be pignorant! Listen, Laugh, Learn... then Super Smile :)
Wayne Pacelle, President of the Humane Society of the United States, has made his entire life a journey for the benefit of animals. His adventure has led him from the ice flows of Canada to state legislatures and Congress where he has spearheaded dozens of propositions and laws for the protection of animals. He now joins us to talk about his new book, The Bond where he explores the human/animal relationship on an emotional level and addresses what he believes is a true physiological connection. I believe it too! This is an amazing discussion with one of the most sought after animal advocates. The interview itself was an adventure. :)
Woof and Super Smiles on our very first Pet Life Radio show! We welcome Ginny Wiltsey on to introduce our new adventure. Ginny is a true Angel for Animals. This former director of North Carolina’s Guilford County Humane Society works 24/7 rescuing and finding homes for pets. Last weekend, Smiley and I flew from Malibu to NC to do our Super Smiley Flash Mob dance for Pet Adoption at one of Ginny’s Pawsome adoption events. Yes, Ginny danced with us! She’ll tell us all about it and about how animals can take us to amazing places.