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Connections: Unleashed - Adopt a Shelter Dog

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. WXXI’s Jeanne Fisher introduces some of the people at Lollypop Farm who nurture and train adoptable animals. We also learn about the benefits of dog ownership.

Also, Beth Adams speaks with certified professional dog trainer Debbie Jacobs, author of the book, A Guide to Living with & Training a Fearful Dog.

And, Meg Brooker, DVM, is in studio to take calls and questions.

Our guests:

  • Meg Brooker, DVM, owner, Canfield Vet, Dog and Cat Hospital
  • Alice Calabrese, president and CEO, Lollypop Farm
  • Gilliam Hargrave, vice president and COO, Lollypop Farm
  • Debbie Jacobs, certified professional dog trainer, fearful dogs


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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.

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