All posts tagged The Paw Project

Lori Shepler, photographer & City The Kitty mom

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Lori Shepler—an award-winning former Los Angeles Times photographer who now presides over CityTheKitty.com, among the most informative and influential websites dealing with feline declaw surgery–traces that unlikely path. Read more…

Dr. Jennifer Conrad, founder of The Paw Project

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Dr. Jennifer Conrad—the veterinarian and founder of The Paw Project, which has long educated the public about the painful and crippling effects of feline declawing, and who, as of this interview, has made more appearances on “Talking Animals” than any other guest–reviews what exactly the feline declaw procedure involves. Read more…

Dr. Jennifer Conrad, founder of The Paw Project

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Dr. Jennifer Conrad—veterinarian and founder of The Paw Project—explains exactly what de-clawing is, confronting head-on what for many is a confusing misnomer by noting that it’s “de-knuckling,” that the de-claw surgery actually involves amputating parts of the cat’s bones. Read more…

Dr. Jennifer Conrad, a veterinarian and Director of The Paw Project, which educates the public about the harmful effects of feline declawing

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Dr. Jennifer Conrad, a veterinarian and Director of The Paw Project–an organization that seeks to educate the public about the harmful effects of feline declawing, to end the practice of the declaw surgery, and to rehabilitate big cats that have been declawed–discusses the declaw surgery, making it clear that it actually involves amputating parts of the cat’s toes. (The Paw Project recently issued a 34-second video that addresses the fuzzy understanding many people have about declawing cats.)  Read more…

Casting aside our usual format of speaking at some length with one guest, today we presented a program looking very specifically at the animals affected by Katrina, through conversation with three people who traveled to Louisiana and environs to rescue, treat, care for and otherwise help the animals there: Read more…