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In January, the title of my program was changed from Animals in the Press to Animal Matters.

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4/13/10: Appalling Cruelties at Nation’s Top Egg Producers

April 13, 2010

Today I will have a conversation with Paul Shapiro.

http://www.humanesociety.org/news/news/2010/04/investigation_rose_acre_rembrandt_040710.html

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Show No. 85: 02/02/10: Animals in Laboratories

February 2, 2010

Animal Matters is a weekly radio program on 90.1 KZFR in Chico, CA. Sarah Downs, your weekly host, discusses topics regarding the creatures who share their planet with us. You’ll hear interviews, information, and opinions from your host and the listeners in the Chico area. Tune in to KZFR 90.1 in Chico or http://www.kzfr.org every Tuesday at 5:30pm.

http://www.caringconsumer.com/resources_faq.asp

http://www.caringconsumer.com/resources_faq.asp?pf=true

http://www.peta.org/actioncenter/testing.asp

http://www.hsus.org/animals_in_research/

Show No. 84: 01/13/10: Dairy

January 31, 2010

These are the sites in which I obtained my information for today’s program:

http://www.pcrm.org/health/veginfo/vsk/what_about_milk.html

http://www.goveg.com/factoryFarming_cows_dairy.asp (Note: within this site are links to numerous other pages with more and more information. Instead of posting all the links here, I’ll let you find them.

http://www.vegforlife.org/earth_protect.htm

Show No. 83: 01/12/10: Eggs

January 31, 2010

These are the sites in which I obtained my information for today’s program:

The Egg Industry: http://www.goveg.com/factoryFarming_chickens_egg.asp

Factory Egg Production: http://www.farmsanctuary.org/issues/factoryfarming/eggs/

Eggs and Your Health: http://www.drmcdougall.com/misc/2005nl/march/050300pueastereggs.htm

Egg Production and the Environment: http://www.upc-online.org/fouling.html

Egg replacers: http://www.vegcooking.com/vegcooking-eggreplace.asp

Show No. 82, 1/5/10: Circuses

January 5, 2010

Animal Matters is a weekly radio program on 90.1 KZFR in Chico, CA. Sarah Downs, your weekly host, discusses topics regarding the creatures who share their planet with us. You’ll hear interviews, information, and opinions from your host and the listeners in the Chico area. Tune in to KZFR 90.1 in Chico or http://www.kzfr.org every Tuesday at 5:30pm.

Judge rules in favor of Ringling Bros.

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/unleashed/2009/12/judge-rules-in-favor-of-ringling-bros-in-case-alleging-abuse-of-circus-elephants.html

Elephants in Zoos:

http://www.helpelephants.com/inside_zoos.html

Elephants in Circuses:

http://www.circuses.com

Doctors send Rush Limbaugh fruit basket and a plea to go veg:

http://www.examiner.com/x-29556-Vegetarian-Culture-Examiner~y2009m12d31-Doctors-send-Rush-Limbaugh-a-fruit-basket-and-encourage-a-vegan-diet

Show No. 81, 12/29/09: Random News Stories

December 29, 2009

Animal Matters is a weekly radio program on 90.1 KZFR in Chico, CA. Sarah Downs, your weekly host, discusses topics regarding the creatures who share their planet with us. You’ll hear interviews, information, and opinions from your host and the listeners in the Chico area. Tune in to KZFR 90.1 in Chico or http://www.kzfr.org every Tuesday at 5:30pm.

Monkey to be sent to Mars:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/space/6864142/Monkey-to-be-sent-to-Mars.html

Woman’s pet bunny is her “angel”

http://www.pawnation.com/2009/12/23/womans-pet-bunny-is-her-angel/?icid=mai

Vick wins Ed Block courage award:

http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/blog/shutdown_corner/post/Eagles-players-honor-Michael-Vick-with-award-for?urn=nfl,210601

Massive beef recall:

http://www.examiner.com/x-19632-Salt-Lake-City-Headlines-Examiner~y2009m12d27-Beef-recall-from-National-Steak-covers-six-states

Cat bites cop, cop adopts cat:

http://www.oregonlive.com/tigard/index.ssf/2009/12/cat_bites_cop_cop_adopts_cat.html

Animal welfare history made as the final curtain falls on dancing bears in India:

http://www.internationalanimalrescue.org/news/2009/dec09-18.shtml

Show No. 80: Animal-friendly organizations to give your year-end donations to!

December 22, 2009

Animal Matters is a weekly radio program on 90.1 KZFR in Chico, CA. Sarah Downs, your weekly host, discusses topics regarding the creatures who share their planet with us. You’ll hear interviews, information, and opinions from your host and the listeners in the Chico area. Tune in to KZFR 90.1 in Chico or http://www.kzfr.org every Tuesday at 5:30pm.

Butte Humane Society (Chico, CA):

http://www.buttehumane.org/

Safe Haven Horse Rescue (Cottonwood, CA):

http://www.safehavenhorserescue.org/about.html

Chico Cat Coalition (Chico, CA):

http://www.chicocatcoalition.com/Index.shtml

Small Dog Rescue (Chico, CA):

http://www.smalldogrescue.org/

Northwest SPCA (Oroville, CA):

http://www.nwspca.org/

Farm Sanctuary (Orland/Watkins Glen, NY):

http://www.farmsanctuary.org/

Paradise Animal Shelter Helpers (Paradise, CA):

http://www.townofparadise.com/index.php/animal-control

North Valley Animal Disaster Group (Chico, CA):

http://www.animaldisaster.org/

In Defense of Animals (San Francisco, CA):

http://www.idausa.org/

Born Free USA (Sacramento, CA):

http://www.bornfreeusa.org/index.php

Performing Animal Welfare Society (Galt, CA):

http://www.pawsweb.org/

Best Friends (Utah):

http://www.bestfriends.org/

Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary (Florida):

http://www.junglefriends.org/

Turn Around, Inc (Baltimore):

http://www.turnaroundinc.org/pages/about/programinfo.html

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (International):

http://www.seashepherd.org/