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This edition: Science & Animals

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 10, 2014.

First aired: June 24, 2014.

• Carol Anne Riddell explains how some dogs are helping kids be better readers.

• Mike Gilliam visits Green Chimneys…. a special place where animals help children and teens heal both mentally and physically.

• Ernabel Demillo tells us about a science writer whose life – and health – has been changed by owning a pet…and how pet ownership may help your health.

• Donna Hanover gets an up-close look at the intelligence of dolphins and how humans benefit.

• Tinabeth Pina shows us how seeing eyes dogs are trained and the impact they make on the lives of the blind and their families.

For More Information:

Reading Dogs - www.petpartners.org
- therapyanimals.org
Green Chimneys - www.greenchimneys.org
Pets and Health - www.cdc.gov/healthypets
- www.heart.org
- janebrody.net
- www.animalacupuncture.com
- www.humanesocietyny.org
- littleshelter.com
Dolphins - www.takepart.com/cove
- actfordolphins.org
Seeing Eye - www.seeingeye.org

Guest List

Jane Brody Dog Owner

Tricia Foley School Social Worker, PS 102

Peggy Gibbon Director of Canine Development, The Seeing Eye, Inc.

Dr. Babette Gladstein Veterinarian, The Humane Society of New York

Michael Kaufmann Farm and Wildlife Director, Green Chimneys

Myiako Kinoshita Farm Education Manager, Green Chimneys

Sam M Student, Green Chimneys

Sue Maya Puppy Raiser

Wilson Maya Puppy Raiser

Nicole Meyerkopf Instructor, The Seeing Eye, Inc.

Lisa Parrilli Maya’s Owner

Diana Reiss, Ph.D. Hunter College & National Aquarium

Mariah S Student, Green Chimneys

Dina Schmidt Britney’s Owner

Jeremy Schmidt Student, The Seeing Eye, Inc.

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