Pet owners are displaying their love for their animals on their skin. With the help of The Force in the Flesh author, Shane Turgeon, we trace why the ancient art form is showing up as Nik Kozub's pet portrait tattoo of Mickey, the cockapoo, by Timbre Tattoo's Shawn O'Connor, and on Arianne Smith-Piquette as her Frieda pup tattoo by Myke Peters, at Lucky Strike.
Natalie is facing eviction, cancer and PTSD - she's potentially losing her cats in the process. We hear who's stepping up to help Natalie and others facing homelessness, keep their companion animals fed, healthy and at home.
The unconditional love of companion animals can become a trap for both a human and their pets - it’s known as animal hoarding. We meet Red, the cat, and learn about the hoarding situation he came from and how it happened.
Find out why we love to capture pets in photos, even though they don't behave for the camera.
We hear from musician, Mike O'Neill who's put animals on his album covers, two photographers who take pet portraits and a University of Toronto professor, Matthew Brower who researched the long tradition of animal photography for his book, Developing Animals: Wildlife and Early American Photography.
You leave the radio on for your pet, before you leave the apartment - but do the dog and cat wish you didn't?
We find out from Charles Snowdon, a professor of Psychology and Zoology at University of Wisconsin–Madison, and a Veterinarian, Dr. Elaine Degrandpre; all during a visit with musician Amy van Keeken and her dogs, Nabby and Daisy.