Animal News Magazine

Nancy DiFabio

Bio: 

As a young girl, Nancy wanted to become a veterinarian, but ended up becoming an attorney.  Although, she has been successful in her profession, her affinity towards animals never faded.  Eventually, she found the perfect union between law and the animal kingdom – Animal Law.

Show Time: 
Sunday 2:00PM - 2:59PM
(PST)
Show Description: 
Animal News Magazine features an assortment of important issues and news pertinent to animals (including sea creatures and insects). Topics range from bumble bees in science to elephants in entertainment.  Host and animal law attorney, Nancy Di Fabio invites special guests to examine topics that raise compelling and contemplative questions that impact humans and non-humans in their everyday life. Controversial, educational, funny. Never dull.

Show Archives

August 2019

08/24/2019

From the best of "Animal News Magazine": Nancy and William talk about the gravity of leaving your pet in a hot car. They also talk about pet custody battles in divorce cases.

Our special guest: Emma Gingerich, author of Runaway Amish Girl: The Great Escape, talks about her great escape from Amish life. runawayamishgirl.com

08/18/2019
08/11/2019

Nancy and William discuss the disgusting conditions of live animals in a Connecticut butcher shop, homeless people with animals, Harvard Law School’s new Animal Advocacy Program, and more.

Our special guest: Audrey Harvey, Campaign Manager with Last Chance for Animals, talks about animal circuses. lcanimal.org.

08/04/2019

Nancy and William discuss the new animal welfare law in Russia, the brutal murder of a tiger in India and amazing crows.

Our special guest: Christina Zubko, writer and activist talks about the environmental crisis at Ormond Beach, CA and the risk to endangered birds.  For more information, contact saveormondbeach2019@gmail.com.   Click on link to see video of homeless encampments at the beach. facebook.com/watch/?v=456292151829796

July 2019

07/28/2019

Nancy and William cover the news on dying guillemots in the Netherlands, the prevention of Alzheimer’s with plants, and the UK ban on wild animals in the circus. They also continue the discussion on the production and labeling of eggs.

Our special guest: Leslie Goldstein, organizer with Compassionate Bay, talks about fur manufacturing in the U.S. and the proposed statewide fur ban California. compassionatecity.org

07/21/2019

Nancy and William cover the news on recent attacks in Los Angeles on household dogs by homeless people. They also discuss the production and labeling of eggs.

Our special guest: Kimberly Moore, legal counsel with Fur Free Society, talks about fur manufacturing in China and its detrimental effects on the environment. furfreesociety.org.

07/14/2019

Nancy and William talk about the animal world in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Nancy clarifies her politically incorrect position regarding the proposed fur ban in New York.

Our special Guest: Gabriella Skollar, Director of Gibbons Conservation Center and Emmy winning filmmaker, Alex Azmi. We discuss the heartwarming new documentary film, Violet is Blue: A Tale of Gibbons and Guardians. gibboncenter.org.

June 2019

06/30/2019

Nancy and William talk about emotional support animals and the various laws that pertain to them. They also talk about the proposed fur ban in New York.

Our special guest: Ashley Byrne, associate director at PETA, talks about the proposed fur ban in New York and the fur industry. peta.org.

06/23/2019

Nancy and William talk about the gravity of leaving your pet in a hot car. They also talk about pet custody battles in divorce cases.

Our special guest: Emma Gingerich, author of Runaway Amish Girl: The Great Escape, talks about her great escape from Amish life. runawayamishgirl.com

06/16/2019

Nancy and William talk about China’s ban on the ivory trade, astounding spiders, and animal spies in the CIA.

Our special guest: Samuel Girod, a minister with Mission to Amish People, talks about his former Amish life, his experience around animals, and his current work in the ministry. mapministry.org

06/09/2019

Nancy and William talk about rats, and continue the conversation about Amish dog breeders.

Our special guest: Mindi Callison, Founder and President of Bailing Out Benji, talks about Amish dog breeders and the dog breeding industry, in general.bailingoutbenji.com

06/02/2019

Nancy and William talk about amazing wasps, Vatican cats, and the Beluga Russian spy.

Our special guest: Dawn Karam, founder of Adopt A Boxer Rescue, talks about the horrors of puppy mills. adoptaboxerrescue.com