It’s going to be a great show this Thursday! We have Dr. Cheri Smith joining us to discuss the dangers of Canine Influenza, Author Sue Bulanda talking about her book Faithful Friends: Holocaust Survivors Stories of the Pets Who Gave Them Comfort, Suffered Alongside Them and Waited for Their Return and Steven Spitz from Big Apple Pet Supply.
Plus you know us, we have tons of current news from the animal world including, a horse slaughter update, turtles to go, snakes invited until March and celebrity gossip!
Susan Bulanda has been a recognized and accomplished dog trainer since 1963. Throughout her career, Ms. Bulanda has worked with many dogs in a variety of fields, including worldwide expertise in canine Search & Rescue (SAR).
Susan’s expertise with animals goes beyond just dogs, however, with her certifications and consulting in animal behavior including both dogs and cats. Her wealth of knowledge supported her contributions to the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants where she served both as its Vice President and Dog Chair Person.
Ms. Bulanda remains a key contributor to the advisory committee of the National Search Dog Alliance, has formed and run two canine SAR units, and worked internationally as 1 of three judges in England’s first and second international Canine SAR competitions. In other competitions, Susan is a retired senior conformation judge for the United Kennel Club and has shown a variety of breeds in the conformation ring.
Susan Bulanda holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and a Master of Arts degree in Education. As an Adjunct Professor at Kutztown University, Susan developed two programs for the University:
“Canine Training and Management Program — Level I” — for students who want to become dog trainers
“Canine Training and Management Program — Level II” — for students who want to begin their studies as a canine behavior consultant
An award-winning author, Susan has lectured worldwide, written hundreds of articles, and penned the following well-received books:
Faithful Friends: Holocaust Survivors Stories of the Pets Who Gave Them Comfort, Suffered Alongside Them and Waited for Their Return (ISBN 978-0-9818929-4-8
God’s Creatures: A Biblical View of Animals (ISBN 0975961985)
READY! The Training of the Search and Rescue Dog (ISBN 159378726X) First place for the National League of American Pen Woman=s biannual contest, 1996. Also nominated best book of the year, 1994 Dog Writers Association
Ready to Serve, Ready to Save: Strategies of Real Life Search and Rescue Missions (ISBN 0944875637) Award winner for the National League of American Pen Women biannual contest, 2000.
Scenting on the Wind: Scent Work for Hunting Dogs (ISBN 0944875521)
Boston Terriers (Complete Pet Owner’s Manual) (ISBN 0764119176) First Place Maxwell Award for the Dog Writers Association of America, 2002.
The Canine Source Book (ISBN 0944875351)
About Big Apple Pet Supply:
After finding it difficult to purchase quality pet supplies with expert pet care advice, Big Apple Pet Supply began in New York City in 1994. After completing extensive amounts of research on how to care for pets properly, Big Apple Pet Supply now shares with its 100,000 plus customer base an extensive selection of highly researched pet products along with expert advice.
Today, Big Apple Pet Supply is a retailer and manufacturer of high-quality pet supplies for reptiles, dogs, cats, fish and small pets. They ship pet products to pet lovers all over the world including, but not limited to museums, zoos, and educational institutions. They are committed to bringing innovative and superior supplies to the world of animals and to the people who love them. Steven Spitz (the Vegan Pet Man) is using his education and expertise to help pet owners care for their pets holistically.