Month: April 2020

Episode 17 – Overcoming Barriers to Communication with Eric Ridgeway

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Eric Ridgeway joins Mandy today to talk about interpersonal relations and how to effectively communicate with others.  

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Episode 16 – Veterinarian Suicide and Challenges with Dr. Ponsness

Dr. Ponsness practices at the Pend O’reille Vet Clinic in Ponderay, ID. She enjoys working closely with clients to meet the needs of their dogs, cats and small mammals. Her special interests include oncology, surgery, preventative care and specialty care of the geriatric family pet. She completed her undergraduate education at Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA prior to attending veterinary school at Washington State University. When she is not at the clinic, Chrissy and her family enjoy most things outdoors; such as boating, fishing, hiking, camping, skiing and snowboarding.

Dr. Ponsness joins Mandy today to discuss the challenges veterinarians face and how that can lead to veterinarian suicide.

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Episode 15 – Pet Rehoming with Home To Home™

People Are Animals Too podcast host, Mandy Evans, created Home To Home™ as an online pet rehoming tool to keep pets in homes and out of shelters.  Mandy has the Home To Home national program coordinator, Joya Blair, as a guest on today’s podcast to discuss the program and the Kickstarter campaign.

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Episode 14 – Changing Animal Shelter Culture with Kensie Drinkwine

Dodge County Wisconsin Humane Society Executive Director Kensie Drinkwine joins us today to share the about the cultural change made at her shelter and the dramatic impact it has made.

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