Episode 28 – Peter Wallerstein, Marine Animal Rescue

Episode 28 – Peter Wallerstein, Marine Animal Rescue

Peter Wallerstein first coordinated international whale protection campaigns in the icy and treacherous waters of the Bering Sea and North Atlantic Ocean. Since that time, he has facilitated over 6,500 rescues of marine animals, including a host of endangered species from Leatherback Turtles to Guadalupe fur seals. Peter has had persistent creativity in devising hands-on safe and effective techniques to rescue these animals, and his quick on-site response time in emergency situations overcame the objections of county and city officials.  In 1985, Peter founded the Whale Rescue Team to establish a local skilled response capability for whales in Southern California. […]
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Episode 27 – Part 2, Stephen Wells, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Episode 27 – Part 2, Stephen Wells, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Stephen Wells is the executive director of the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Stephen founded and served for six years as the director of ALDF’s successful Animal Law Program, which provides support and resources to ALDF’s law professional and law student members. The ALDF organizes law firms across the country and coordinates pro bono opportunities for attorneys and firms to assist ALDF with its mission of protecting animals. Stephen joined the ALDF in 2000 and eventually took the leadership role of Executive Director in 2007. He has committed himself to animals and environmental protection and continues to lead the ALDF to […]
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Episode 26 – Stephen Wells, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Episode 26 – Stephen Wells, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Stephen Wells is the executive director of the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Stephen founded and served for six years as the director of ALDF’s successful Animal Law Program, which provides support and resources to ALDF’s law professional and law student members. The ALDF organizes law firms across the country and coordinates pro bono opportunities for attorneys and firms to assist ALDF with its mission of protecting animals. Stephen joined the ALDF in 2000 and eventually took the leadership role of Executive Director in 2007. He has committed himself to animals and environmental protection and continues to lead the ALDF to […]
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Episode 25 – Dr. Lynne Swanson, Safe Harbor Farm K9 Rescue & Rehabilitation Center

Episode 25 – Dr. Lynne Swanson, Safe Harbor Farm K9 Rescue & Rehabilitation Center

Dr. Lynne is the person responsible for the routines and policies that make Safe Harbor Farm K9 Rescue & Rehabilitation Center, in coastal North Carolina, a notably peaceful, supportive and fun place to be a dog in transition. Her background includes work as a veterinarian, veterinary technician, trainer, shelter worker and long-time rescuer, she has spent most of her fifty-plus years living and working with groups of twenty to forty dogs at a time. Dr. Lynne’s first book, “Learning DOG,” helps shelter personnel, rescuers, veterinary staff and trainers in seven countries, and she is proud to be part of an […]
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