Search Results for: animals
January 6, 2015
- Arizona Giving and Leading: Phoenix Zoo Teens | Video
- A program at the Phoenix Zoo is helping to keep children interested and involved in nature and animals. Every year Zoo Teens welcomes a group of 14-17 year old volunteers who learn from animals keepers and give back by interacting with zoo guests.
June 2, 2014
- AZ Giving and Leading: Tranquility Trail Animal Sanctuary | Video
- This no-kill shelter describes itself as the largest domestic rabbit sanctuary in Arizona. At its Scottsdale location, volunteers focus on the physical and emotional well-being of the animals, with each rabbit receiving designated play time each day. Tranquility Trail is open seven days a week so that visitors can meet rabbits and learn how to properly care for them.
October 3, 2013
- Arizona ArtBeat: ArtWalk the Dog | Video
- The dog days of summer take on new meaning in the Scottsdale Arts District. On certain August nights, you’ll find gallery owners and artists welcoming four-legged visitors. It’s a chance for pet lovers to mingle and browse pet-related art. Veronica Graffius, Calvin Charles Gallery owner, tells us why being dog-friendly is smart for business, and we catch artist April Howland in action on her largest commissioned painting of a pet.
May 2, 2013
- Living off the Grid | Video
- Former University of Arizona professor Guy McPherson left his tenured full professorship in 2009 to live off the grid. He moved into a straw-bale house in New Mexico and lives a sustainable lifestyle, with organic gardening, and raising small animals for eggs and milk. McPherson’s life has been made into a film titled "Somewhere in New Mexico before the End of Time,” which will debut in Tucson on May 4. McPherson will talk about his life and the film.
February 9, 2012
- Adopt a Pound Dog | Video
- Dozens of “E-list” dogs (those scheduled to be euthanized) are being transferred from shelters all over the state to Tempe for a special pet adoption event February 11th and 12th. Longtime pet rescue volunteer Cathy LaSausa will speak about the event and how to reduce the number of dogs that end up on the “E-list."
September 27, 2006
- Proposition 204
- Jay Heiler and Stan Barnes discuss this proposition, which would mandate humane treatment of animals before slaughter.
July 26, 2006
- Butterfly Research
- scientists say to better understand our own environment we should look into animals' perspectives. The Butterfly is one species biologists believe can help them understand how the environment is 'viewed'. Scientists at Arizona State University have studied butterflies for decades, and believe these types are species have more to offer humans than just carefree beauty.
July 18, 2006
- Baseline killer and serial shooter
- Valley citizens concerned about two killers who continue to dodge law enforcement and watchful citizens. Police are calling them the baseline killer. And the serial shooter. They are thought to be responsible for a series of violent crimes involving robberies, sexual assaults and homicides. Some of the shootings have also been directed at animals. The crimes have taken place from May of last year to this month in Phoenix and Tempe.