‘FreeMe’ is a rehabilitation centre for indigenous wildlife, their aim is to “conserve wildlife and inspire the world”, Clinic Manager Penelope Morkel tells Jono and Sharon all about it. Then the founder of ‘Schnauzer Rescue’, Deborah Blane, along with the guest of honour, Maxie the Schnauzer, joins them in studio.

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Melissa Schreiber from The Dr Mike Hardwich Foundation in KZN joins Jono on the line to talk about the amazing work they do for animals and people in need. Andries Venter from the NSPCA talks about the state of farm animals and service animals in general. Finally, PETS, an organisation that works in Alexandra, Diepsloot […]

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Recently an American tourist was mauled by a lioness at The Lion Park after leaving her window open, she subsequently passed away from her injuries. We chat with Scott Simpson, Operations Manager at The Lion Park to get the full story. We are also joined by Jaco Pieterse from the NSPCA and from the Soweto […]

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Labradors are recognised by humans as a breed synonymous with loyalty, service, beauty, companionship and protection. We are joined by Gail Frankiskos from Labrador Rescue who will tell us all about these fantastic dogs and their relationships with humans. Then our extra special celebrity guest is none other than Ben Karpinski, who tells us of […]

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It’s all about the reptiles! We’re joined by Ilonka and Mike from Save Me Reptile Rescue who bring in a few cold blooded friends. Anything and everything you ever wanted to know about reptiles, this is your chance.

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Wendy Willson (Cruelty/Human crime connection) from the NSPCA tells us about the big dog fighting bust that was in the news recently, we are also joined by Jeanette Erasmus – President of The Pitbull Federation of South Africa to discuss the abuse of the Pitbull breed.

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Veterinarian Dr Clint Austin joins us along with dog behaviourist Shannon McKay. We also get the harrowing tale of a listener who was innocently walking in her area when she was approached by a vicious dog who wanted nothing more than to attack her. What should one do in these situations?

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We find out what a day in the life of an NSPCA vet is like with veterinarian Bryce Marock. Then we hear about WODAC (World of Dogs and Cats) Expo which will be taking place at Gallagher Estate from 17 to 19 July from organiser Brian Blades.

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We explore the alternatives to the use of animals in testing with the Manager of the NSPCA’s Ethics Unit – Erika Vercuiel. Then our resident reptile man Arno Naude discusses the upcoming expo which focuses on all things reptilian.

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We often consider the welfare of dogs, cats, rhinos and other wildlife, but what about fish? Manager of the National Council of SPCAs Special Projects Unit, Tshepo Sebake, discusses the welfare of fish in SA, from domestic to wild. Then Brendan Murray from Owl Rescue Centre talks about South Africa’s owls.

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