Dr. Gary Weitzman of The San Diego Humane Society hears the concerns of a Washington, D.C., woman whose cat has an unusual way of showing affection. A Virginia woman asks for advice in preparation for moving her 13-year-old cat across the country. Dr. Jeff Werber, founder of the Century Veterinary Group in Los Angeles and an expert on long distance pet transportation, joins the conversation. Also in D.C., a Golden Retriever named Duke has abandoned his usually calm demeanor and now barks constantly, leaving his companions with a sense of urgency in the search for a solution. We also hear BirdNote, our weekly review of avian species. Music: “Kei’s Song” by David Benoit. Special thanks to Natalie Yuravlivker
Don't Create Me In: Dr. Gary Weitzman of the San Diego Humane Society hears the case of a 2 year old Springer Spaniel in Easton, MD who is very well-behaved, except when she has to use the crate. That's when the growling and biting begins.
A Twist of Fate:A Virgina woman has a male German Shepherd who was perfectly house broken until she remolded her home.
Plastic Bag Phobia: Dr. Gary Weitzman of The San Diego Humane Society hears the story of an adopted cat in Virginia, named Ms. Kitty, that is afraid of plastic bags to the point of refusing to be in the same room with one.
“Are You Looking At Me?”: A Virginia woman wonders why her rescue dog stares at her for long periods of time and why he doesn't play with toys, even ones with food.
Mystery Skin: A dog suffers from a skin condition that has stumped a veterinary examination. Music: “Kei’s Song” by David Benoit
Separating a Cat from its Anxiety: A woman in West Virginia seeks advice for helping a stricken feline named Max. Dr. Gary Weitzman of the San Diego Humane Society works with her to find a solution.
Special Delivery: A 2-year-old rescue dog in Washington, D.C., gets very excited (to the point of body slamming the front door) when the mailman comes to the house. Dr. Debra Horwitz, diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, joins the conversation and offers her insight.
A Difficult Adjustment: A family that has recently moved to D.C. from more rural area discovers their 3 to 4-year-old English coon hound has become neurotic and very problematic on walks in her state.