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For the Love of Animals


Hosts Darleen Pigford and Greg Baur discuss animals and their care with local animal experts.

Dylan's Dawgz - August 2014
Paducah Pet lovers know there is a huge need for a low cost spay/neuter program in the area. Christie Bell and Lisa Lauck have teamed up to try and fill that need with a project called Dylan's Dawgz.
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Facebook and Missing Pets - August, 2014
Lisa Lauck and Christie Bell talk about how they started a Facebook page to help find Bella, Lisa's missing dog and how that event has blossomed into a Facebook page dedicated to helping others find their missing pets..
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Socializing Your Dog - June 2014
Training your dog is very important. In this edition of For the Love of Animals, Dena Rowe and Michelle Fowler reveal steps to socializing your dog.
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Grooming Your Cat - June 2014
Michelle Fowler and Dena Rowe talk to Greg and Darlene about grooming cats. They discuss tools and techniques to use when grooming your cat.
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Gone Fishing 2 - May 2014
Greg and Darlene had so much fun in the first of a two part series with two Murray State University students, that they invited them back for a second show. Chaise Gilbert and Brad Richardson talk about the Bowfin and the Paddlefish in this unique program.
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Bees 2 - May 2014
In the second of a two part series, local beekeepers give insight on how to raise bees. They also talk about some possible reasons for the decliine in the bee population.
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Bees - February 2014
This show is buzzing with the sound of bees. Local beekeeper Annie Broyles talks with Greg and Darlene about bees. Annie also talks about beekeeping as a hobby and a business.
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Quilts for Animal Lovers 2014 - February 2014
Greg and Darlene talk to Judy Schwender and Becky Glasby about the animal themed quilts that will be featured at the 2014 quilt show in Paducah, KY
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Christmas 2013 - November 2013
Greg and Darlene talk to animal enthusiasts Judy Hardy and Michelle Fowler about their favorite animal "gear".
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Cats and More - November 2013
Greg and Darlene discuss caring for cats in a multi-cat household.
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Pit Bulls - September 2013
Greg and Darlene discuss pit bulls with Richard Jennings, operator of Unchained Love, a pit bull rescue organization.
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Gone Fishing - September 2013
Greg and Darlene discuss the Silver Carp and the Alligator Gar with fish experts Chaise Gilbert and Brad Richardson.
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Housebreaking Fido - August 2013
Animal Expert Sally Moore gives tips on housebreaking your pet.
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Hunting Dogs- August 2013
Sally Moore talks to Greg and Darlene about the best ways to train your hunting dog.
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Animal Control Part One
Part one of a two part series with Animal Control Officer Chryss George
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Animal Control Part Two
Part two of a two part series with Animal Control Officer Chryss George
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Cat Behavior - April 2013
Cat enthusiast Donna Groves gives tips to cat owners regarding the meaning of their cat's behavior.
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Bring Kitty Home - April 2013
Cat enthusiast Donna Groves tells viewers what to expect when introducing a new cat into a household.
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Quilts for Animal Lovers - February 2013
Greg talks with National Quilt Museum quilting experts Judy Schwender and Becky Glasby about quilts with animal themes
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Cat Shelter - November 2012
The focus of this program is the new cat shelter at the McCracken County Animal Shelter
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Companion Birds - October 2012
Companion birds are the focus of this program. Amy Coram, a local bird enthusiast talks to Greg and Darlene about the care of exotic birds. Amy also talks about the rewards and challenges of being a bird owner
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Paducah Dog Park - September 2012
In this program, Mark Thompson and Aime Clark of the Paducah Parks Department, talk to Greg and Darlene about the new dog park at Stuart Nelson Park in Paducah.
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Bats - August 2012
Greg and Darlene talk to Eagle Scout Brandon Hays and Wildlife Rehabilitator Kim Hagan about bats. Kim and Brandon talk about attracting bats to your property by building bat boxes.
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Paws 4 A Cause - June 2012
Greg and Darleen interview the publishers of the Paws 4 A Cause newsletter Eric and Lourdes Spencer. They'll discuss what it takes to produce their newsletter and why they have to love what they do to do it.
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Dog Training - May 2012
Greg and Darleen sit down with dog trainer and breeder Sally Moore to discuss dog training methods along with tips and tricks to help tame your pooch.
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Dog Behavior - May 2012
Greg and Darleen sit down with dog trainer and breeder Sally Moore to discuss certain dog behaviors and how to correct them.
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Quilts for Animal Lover - March 2012
This program features quilts from the National Quilt Museum. The quilts in this program all have animal themes.
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Care of Horses - January 2012
Darlene and Greg talk with horse experts Joy Winebarger and Dara Triplett about the care and feeding of horses
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Christmas 2011 - December 2011
Darlene and Greg sit down with Patience Renzulli and Paulette McConoughey to talk about what toys and items to look out for this holiday season for that special pet in your life.
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Animal Acupuncture - October 2011
Greg and Darlene interview veterinarian Dr. Bonnie Jones about the pros and cons of acupuncture for your pet.
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Episcopal Network for Animal Welfare - October 2011
Greg and Darlene sit down with Rev. Meghan Holland to discus the Episcopal Network for Animal Welfare.
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Horse Therapy - August 2011
This program focuses on using horses to aid developmentally disabled children with balance, confidence and other mobility issues.
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Shelter Medicine - July 2011
Greg and Darleen talk to Dr. Bonnie Jones about keeping animals healthy during their stay in a shelter.
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Quilts and Quilt Blocks for Animal Lovers - March 2011
Judy Swender and Becky Glasby from the National Quilt Museum showcase animal quilts and quilt blocks for for people who love quilting and animals.
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Lost and Found - January 2011
Greg and Darlene talk to Michelle Fowler about what steps to take when your pet is lost. They also give tips on what to do if you find a pet.
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Flea and Tick Prevention - September 2010
Michelle Fowler tells Greg and Darlene how pet owners can prevent fleas and ticks on their pets and in their homes.
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Backyard Habitat: Part 1 - July 2010
Greg and Darleen sit down with Master Gardener Eileen Duobinis-Gray and discuss how to transform your backyard into a certified habitat for native wildlife.
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Backyard Habitat: Part 2 - July 2010
Greg and Darleen sit down with Master Gardener Eileen Duobinis-Gray and discuss how to transform your backyard into a certified habitat for native wildlife.
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Pet Grooming - April 2010
Pet groomer Michelle Fowler talks to Greg and Darlene about pet grooming techniques and products.
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Plants and Pet Safety - April 2010
Horticulturist and Master Gardener Kathy Keeney talks about plants that are safe for pets and plants that are unsafe. A must see for pet owners who also love plants.
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Eagles - June 2009
Greg and Darleen talk with naturalist and Land Between The Lakes public program coordinator, Carrie Szwed about our nation's symbol, the Eagle.
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Coping with the Loss of a Pet - January 2009
Losing a pet can be traumatic. Greg and Darleen talk with psychiatrist, Dr. David Meyer on the best way to deal with the emotions that come with the loss of a beloved pet.
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First Aid for Dogs, Part 1 - October 2008
Greg and Darleen talk with veteranarian, LaNita Flanary about first aid techniques for dogs in emergency situations.
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First Aid for Dogs, Part 2 - October 2008
Greg and Darleen talk more with veteranarian, LaNita Flanary about first aid techniques for dogs in emergency situations.
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First Aid for Cats, Part 1 - October 2008
Greg and Darleen talk with veteranarian, Jason Rogers about first aid techniques for cats in emergency situations.
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First Aid for Cats, Part 2 - October 2008
Greg and Darleen talk more with veteranarian, Jason Rogers about first aid techniques for cats in emergency situations.
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