5 Insightful podcasts about animals - episode 37
Whether you're a devoted pet owner or in a constant battle with garbage-stealing raccoons, the following podcasts will help you understand the creatures we share this planet with.
Listen to the Canadian Version:
"Naturally, as handlers you get bonded to these dogs. They're like family." — Corporal Scott Foster, on Criminal
When his beloved K-9 partner retired from injuries, things get complicated for Corporal Scott Foster as he introduces a new police dog to the family.
2. BackStory with the American History Guys
"Do attitudes towards animals lead to a broader change in how we deal with humans?" — Brian Balogh, on BackStory with the American History Guys
Historian Susan Pearson describes a time when Humane Society activists protected both animals and children during the Gilded Age.
3. Completely Optional Knowledge
"Why do we go, 'ooh' and 'ahhh' over this thing that doesn't even give a care and doesn't even do anything. It doesn't make any sense!" — Brooke Ziebell, on Completely Optional Knowledge
4. Nordic Food Lab
"The fact that we like a certain species, means we will go to further lengths to protect it." — Anna Sigrithur, on Nordic Food Lab
What makes an animal too adorable to eat? Host Anna Sigrithur questions the preferential treatment we as humans have to different animals.
5. Modern Love: The Podcast
A New York Times columnist falls into an existential crisis when coping with the demise of his daughter's pet fish.