Cardiac Alert Dogs Save Lives

Cardiac Alert Dogs Save Lives

They say a dog is a person’s best friend, and for Marty Harris of Boston, that couldn’t be more true. Adele is the name of the dog in question, and one of the first cardiac alert dogs in the country. Connecting Point’s Tina Martin has more about this special service...

K-9 Vests

Connecting Point visits the Connecticut Department of Correction’s K9 Unit and meets the officers and their canines. We learn about what the dogs are trained for and also, how recently they were given 9 bullet and stab protective vests for the canines to keep them...

Train a Dog, Save a Warrior

“Train a Dog, Save a Warrior”, matches veterans with PTSD or traumatic brain injuries with service dogs. Sherrie King, a dog trainer from Springfield, and military veteran Robert Davis join Jim Madigan in the studio to talk about the program, and what it...

Therapy Dogs International

Susan Burton is the communications manager at Baystate Health in Springfield.  Ralph is a 4 year old chocolate lab who has been trained to be a reading dog, certified through Therapy Dogs International.  Both Susan and Ralph volunteer at Baystate Health adult...

All in a Dog Day’s Work

Theo, America’s only known canine newspaper columnist, and his agent Bob Chipkin chat with host Carrie Saldo. Theo’s thoughts appear regularly in the Republican Life & Leisure section and MassLive. Bob is City Editor of the Republican. Read more:...

Author Julie Walsh

Julie Walsh, Political Science Professor at AIC, and author of “Unleashed Fury” will be joining us in studio on February 16th with host Carrie Saldo, to discuss the leash law battle that is taking place in Avon, Connecticut. Walsh will also weigh-in on the controversy...

Dog Intelligence

Local dog trainer, Alison Smith, will be joining us in studio to discuss dog intelligence and training. Additional Info: Alison Smith Profile Paradox Australian Shepherds THE GRINNING DOG, LLC Watch this...