Sam Litzinger

The End Of A Love Affair

The End Of A Love Affair

May 4, 2013

Smooshi is a 900-pound female walrus that resides at Marineland Niagara Falls, Canada. In 2004, she and trainer Phil Demers became celebrities after developing an unusually close attachment. Last year Demers quit his job at Marineland after complaining about poor treatment of animals at the facility. Marineland fired back with a $1.5 million lawsuit against the trainer, accusing him of plotting to “kidnap” the marine mammal. Sam Litzinger speaks to Demers, who gives his side of this love story gone bad.

The End Of A Love Affair

The End Of A Love Affair

March 2, 2013

Smooshi is a 900-pound female walrus that resides at Marineland Niagara Falls, Canada. In 2004, she and trainer Phil Demers became celebrities after developing an unusually close attachment. Last year Demers quit his job at Marineland after complaining about poor treatment of animals at the facility. Marineland fired back with a $1.5 million lawsuit against the trainer, accusing him of plotting to “kidnap” the marine mammal. Sam Litzinger speaks to Demers, who gives his side of this love story gone bad.

Pet Adoption Program Triggers Seismic Reaction In California

Pet Adoption Program Triggers Seismic Reaction In California

August 25, 2012

A new dog adoption effort in San Francisco that pairs dogs with formerly homeless residents is making headlines and shaking up the status quo in a city that already has more dogs than children. The program, called WOOF, is run by San Francisco Animal Care and Control, and agency director Rebecca Katz tells Sam Litzinger how it works.

A Conversation with Wayne Pacelle - President and C.E.O. of The Humane Society of the United States, pt. 2

A Conversation with Wayne Pacelle - President and C.E.O. of The Humane Society of the United States, pt. 2

August 20, 2011

Wayne Pacelle and Sam Litzinger continue their discussion about Pacelle's work with HSUS, animal welfare, his new book "The Bond" and of course, his dealings with NFL quarterback Michael Vick.

A Conversation with Wayne Pacelle - President and C.E.O. of The Humane Society of the United States

A Conversation with Wayne Pacelle - President and C.E.O. of The Humane Society of the United States

August 20, 2011

Wayne Pacelle joins Sam Litzinger for a candid discussion about his work with HSUS, animal welfare, his new book "The Bond" and of course, his dealings with NFL quarterback Michael Vick.

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