Animal Experts

Lori Sundberg, PhD – Germanic Languages Specialist and Rabbit Rescuer

Thursday, March 13th, 2008

Lori Sundberg, PhD is a specialist in Germanic languages and literature. She spends some of her free time as a foster mother for rescued rabbits. We recently had a chance to get her thoughts on these animals in need. Where are you from? I am originally from Oklahoma. I moved to the East Coast to [...]

Robbie Thompson – Canine Companion Dog Trainer

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

Robbie Thompson is a senior at the Shipley School in suburban Philadelphia. He spends a large part of his non-school hours raising and training a yellow laborador retriever named Jerry for the Canine Companion Independence organization. We recently had a chance to sit down with Robbie and Jerry and talk about their life together. How [...]

Carol Buckley – Founder Of The Elephant Sanctuary

Friday, October 26th, 2007

In 1995 Carol Buckley helped found the Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald, Tennessee. Before she founded the sanctuary she owned Tarra Productions, which rented out an Asian elephant named Tarra to circuses and other entertainment venues.  What was the germination of the sanctuary? What caused you to go from hiring Tarra out to circuses to starting the Sanctuary? It has been my [...]