Threatened Big Cat Becomes 2014 Olympics Mascot

Threatened Big Cat Becomes 2014 Olympics Mascot

The Snow Leopard is one of the world’s most elusive and endangered animals. It's also being recognized as a symbol of Olympian power, grace and beauty during this year’s winter games. Marco Werman of PRI’s The World tells us why the species is so admired and what is being done to rescue the species from brink of extinction.

No Medals for Sochi’s Treatment of Strays:Wayne Pacelle of the Humane Society of the United States tells a story of distressing animal abuse in the Russian city hosting the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Healthy Teeth, Happy Pet: 78 percent of dogs and 68 percent of cats over the age of 3 suffer from dental disease. And giving your pet’s teeth the “brush-off” could lead to critical and expensive health issues. Dr. Heather Loenser, co-host of the TV program “Pet Emergency 101,” offers tips for achieving better dental hygiene for your pet.

The Snow Leopard is one of the world’s most elusive and endangered animals. It's also being recognized as a symbol of Olympian power, grace and beauty during this year’s winter games. Marco Werman of PRI’s The World tells us why the species is so admired and what is being done to rescue the species from brink of extinction.

No Medals for Sochi’s Treatment of Strays:Wayne Pacelle of the Humane Society of the United States tells a story of distressing animal abuse in the Russian city hosting the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Healthy Teeth, Happy Pet: 78 percent of dogs and 68 percent of cats over the age of 3 suffer from dental disease. And giving your pet’s teeth the “brush-off” could lead to critical and expensive health issues. Dr. Heather Loenser, co-host of the TV program “Pet Emergency 101,” offers tips for achieving better dental hygiene for your pet.

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