ARL Animal Connection

ARL Animal Connection

ARL Animal ConnectionJoin ARL Animal Services Manager Mick McAuliffe and Cat Behavior Counselor Carol Griglione as they answer all your questions about pet behavior, share fun pet information, and keep you up-to-date on programs, happenings, and success stories from the Animal Rescue League of Iowa!

Listen live every Saturday from 6-7 a.m. on WHO Newsradio 1040 or listen anytime by subscribing to the ARL Animal Connection podcast on the following channels.

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Oct. 14, 2017

This week we say farewell to Mick as he leaves for his trip to Beirut to help train bomb dogs and their handlers. We also welcome guest Dr. Gigler from Ankeny Animal and Avian Clinic to answer medical animal questions. Callers ask about how to redirect cats who like to share pillows, why dogs drag their rear ends, and why cats pee on laundry. Finally, Carol discovers one of her hens is actually a rooster - it happens!


Oct. 7, 2017

Find out why your pet might choose to sleep next to a certain person in your family, or maybe ask another family member for food. Mick answers questions about why puppies chew on fingers and shares the "ouch technique" and why dogs dig holes after chasing a squirrel. Carol explains why pet introductions are so important when bringing a new pet into the family, especially cats.


Sept. 30, 2017

Mick and Carol from the Animal Rescue League get excited for October as they discuss wandering pets, microchipping and...spiders?


Sept. 23, 2017

Carol is excited about her new chicken, listen to Mick talk about his upcoming trip to Beirut to train United Nations bomb detection dogs and their handlers, get tips about traveling with pets, trivia about The Jetsons dog, and hear Mick's response to a caller's question about why her dog will go down the stairs but not up the stairs.


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