All posts tagged animal welfare

Bob Barker, retired host, “The Price Is Right” & philanthropist

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Bob Barker–the retired host of “The Price Is Right” who, over the years, has underwritten a huge array of animal welfare organizations, projects and programs–discusses his lifelong love of animals and how this, combined with the wealth he accumulated over some 35 years of hosting “The Price Is Right,” accounts for his large-scale philanthropy.  Read more…

Jill Robinson, founder of Animals Asia Foundation

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Jill Robinson–the founder and executive director of Animals Asia Foundation., a Hong Kong-based organization devoted to the welfare of wild and urban animals in Asia – recounts her initial experiences and observations about the treatment of animals in Asia upon relocating to Hong Kong from England in 1985. Read more…

Animal behaviorist & author John Bradshaw

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John Bradshaw–Foundation Director of the Anthrozoology Institute at the University of Bristol, and a longtime academic and scientist specializing in animal welfare and behavior–discusses his new book, “Dog Sense: How The New Science Of Dog Behavior Can Make You A Better Friend To Your Pet,” and the reactions to it. Read more…

Sherry Silk and Cathy Bellatin, from The Humane Society of Tampa Bay

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Sherry Silk–executive director of The Humane Society of Tampa Bay (HSTB)–discusses how the animal welfare/rescue landscape has shifted in the 2 1/2 years since our last interview, including the effect the economic climate has had on donations & adoptions, as well as newer wrinkles and trends, like the growing impact and value of Facebook.  Read more…

Brian May–Queen guitarist

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Brian May–the Queen guitarist who’s so hugely into animals and animal welfare that he launched his own animal protection campaign (Save Me, after the Queen song), and received a prestigious Animal Action Award Oct. 18 in recognition for his work on behalf of animals from the International Fund For Animal Welfare; he also holds a PhD in astrophysics–discusses his path into animal advocacy. Read more…