Animals Today, the signature program of the organization, is now entering its 12th year of continuous broadcasts. This nationally syndicated hour-long show covers and explores the wide range of topics and issues concerning all animals, including animals in agriculture and in the wild, while promoting increased respect, compassion and kindness toward them. Lori and Peter interview animal protectors and rescuers, legislators and lawyers, and filmmakers and authors from around the globe about the latest animal topics and issues. Commentary, news, pet product reviews and more lighthearted features round out this fast-paced and thought-provoking show.
Guests on the show have included celebrities, filmmakers, politicians and government officials, lawyers, authors, scientists, ecologists, food producers, naturalists and activists working in the field. They all share a desire to improve the lives of animals around the world. A few of Animals Today’s noteworthy guests have included Bob Barker, Author Dean Koontz, Actress Tippi Hedren, US Representative Tom Marino, CA Assemblymember Richard Bloom, CT State Representative Fred Camillo, musician Paul Rodgers of Bad Company, President of PETA, Ingrid Newkirk, and President of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Dr. Neal Barnard. Lori and Peter have gone on site to cover The Best Friends National Conference, the FARM animal rights conference, the Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary in Texas, and other events and locations of interest.
Praise for Animals Today, with Dr. Lori Kirshner
“Lori, thank you, and thanks for your great program, and keep up your great work for animals.” Chris Palmer, Wildlife Photographer and author, Shooting in the Wild.
“I thank you so much for this show, Lori, you’re a shining light out there – this is spectacularly good and I really appreciate it. The Humane Society of the United States admires you so much in your work and thank you.” Dr. John Grandy, Senior VP for Wildlife and Habitat Protection, HSUS.
“I want to thank you for what you do, its a pleasure for me to be on your program, and I’m really glad we can get behind something as positive as this bill…” Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger, speaking about pet devocalization ban legislation.
“We greatly appreciate what you’re doing to encourage people to think about how they eat and think about how they relate to animals and ultimately to make humane choices.” Gene Baur, Co-founder and President, Farm Sanctuary.
“Lori, thank you for all the work you and Peter do to produce Animals Today. Your show is more than just entertainment, it is a unique and valuable source of information on animal issues worldwide, with vital information as to what caring people may do to improve the lives of animals. I encourage anyone who cares about our nonhuman friends to listen to you.” Steve Hindi, President, Showing Animals Respect and Kindness.
Our syndication partner, RadioAmerica, airs the show in scores of radio markets nationwide. Following each broadcast, the episode is uploaded as a podcast to Apple podcasts, Stitcher, and many other players, as well as to our website, www.animalstodayradio.com.