WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just in time for the holiday season, the latest episode of American Humane Association's weekly radio show brings some welcome cheer with a pair of comedy legends live from the red carpet at the 21st annual Lady in Red Gala in Palm Beach, Florida. This special edition of "Be Humane™ with Dr. Robin Ganzert," broadcast on the Pet Life Radio Network, the world's number-one pet radio network, features interviews with movie star and "Saturday Night Live" alum Martin Short and the beloved husband-and-wife comedy act of Marty Allen and Karon Kate Blackwell.
This year's Lady in Red Gala took place on Saturday, December 6 at the Mar-a-Lago Club under the aegis of the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation with proceeds from the event going to American Humane Association, the first national humane organization and the only charity in America working for the protection of both children and animals.
"Martin, Marty and Karon are three of the greatest comic geniuses in history, which made it one of our best shows ever," said program host Dr. Robin Ganzert, American Humane Association's president and CEO. "But they are also all serious animal lovers with stories to touch your heart and make us all realize why we do what we do. My deepest thanks go to Lois Pope and all of the members of the LIFE Foundation board of directors for bringing in this top-level talent, organizing such a fabulous evening, and supporting American Humane Association. You are all humane heroes and your generosity will go a long way to making a happier holiday season for America's kids and animals."
Also appearing on this week's episode are Donna Lawrence, whose pit bull mix Susie was named the American Hero Dog at the 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™, which are also sponsored by the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation; the Grommet family, who will be having a happy holiday season thanks to American Humane Association reuniting Military Working Dog Matty with Army Specialist Brent Grommet; and more.
Each weekly episode of "Be Humane™ with Dr. Robin Ganzert" is produced by American Humane Association's Scott Sowers and is distributed via Pet Life Radio's diverse platform as well as by email and social media to American Humane Association's constituents. Since the show's debut earlier this year, many famed animal lovers have taken part in the show, including actor and rapper Ice-T and his wife Coco, the E! Network's Ross Mathews, reality television superstar Lisa Vanderpump, "America's Veterinarian" Dr. Marty Becker, famed dog trainer Victoria Stilwell, country music star Naomi Judd, philanthropist and entertainer Paris Hilton, "The Bachelor's" Prince Lorenzo Borghese, supermodel Joanna Krupa, style icon John Paul DeJoria, and many more.
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To listen to the special episode of "Be Humane™ with Dr. Robin Ganzert" with special guests Martin Short, Marty Allen and Karon Kate Blackwell, as well as all other episodes, please visit http://www.petliferadio.com/behumane.html.
About American Humane Association
American Humane Association is the country's first national humane organization and the only one dedicated to protecting both children and animals. Since 1877, American Humane Association has been at the forefront of virtually every major advance in protecting our most vulnerable from cruelty, abuse and neglect. Today we're also leading the way in understanding the human-animal bond and its role in therapy, medicine and society. American Humane Association reaches millions of people every day through groundbreaking research, education, training and services that span a wide network of organizations, agencies and businesses. You can help make a difference, too. Visit American Humane Association at www.americanhumane.org today.
About Lois Pope, The Lois Pope LIFE Foundation, Inc., and LIFE (Leaders in Furthering Education)
As one of America's leading philanthropists, Lois Pope has positively impacted the lives of individuals at the local, national and international levels. She has established three different organizations dedicated to helping those in need. These organizations are the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation, Inc., Leaders In Furthering Education (LIFE), and the Disabled Veterans' Life Memorial Foundation. Over the last 20 years she has been the driving force behind the Lois Pope LIFE Center at the University of Miami School of Medicine, The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, a summer camp program serving thousands of underprivileged children and a groundbreaking new program with American Humane Association in Palm Beach County. Lois Pope has recently donated two Lois Pope Red Star Vehicles. Each rescue vehicle is a 50-foot long response unit, complete with a Ford F-350 truck and trailer, which is specifically designed and outfitted to provide an array of emergency services within the region. To learn more visit www.life-edu.org or call 561.582.8083.
SOURCE American Humane Association