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Ninth Annual PetHobbyist.com Chat Week
February 25-March 3, 2007

Welcome to the Ninth Annual Chat Week at PetHobbyist.com! Below you will find our current lineup of guests for the event; more names are being added daily so check back often!

At the bottom of the page you'll find directions on how to attend the chats and where to find more complete information.

Current scheduled guests include:

Sunday February 25

Dante Fenolio
Amphibians
Sunday, February 25, at 9 PM Eastern, in kingsnake.com's Chat Room
Read transcript here.

Linda Tellington Jones
T-Touch

Sunday, February 25, at 10 PM Eastern in the Auditorium
Read transcript here.

Charles "Botar" Black
Inverts

Sunday, February 25, at 10 PM Eastern in kingsnake.com's Chat Room

View transcript here.

Monday February 26

Sandra Toney
Freelance cat writing
Monday, February 26, at 9 PM Eastern in Cat Care Central
View transcript here.

Dr. Heidi Mier DVM CVA (Chi Institute)
Acupuncture for Pets

Monday, February 26, at 9 PM Eastern in the Dog Den
View transcript here.

Ball Python Panel
Kevin Mc Curley, Brian Barczyk, Brian Potter

Monday, February 26, 9-11 PM Eastern in kingsnake.com's Chat Room

View transcript here.

Maryellen and Rufus
Therapy Work

Monday, February 26, at 10 PM Eastern in the Dog Den

View transcript here.

Tuesday February 27

Joanne Witzkowsky
Dog psychic
Tuesday, February 27, at 9 PM Eastern in the Dog Den
View transcript here.

Bob Clark
Large Pythons

Tuesday, February 27, at 9 PM Eastern, in kingsnake.com's Chat Room
View transcript here.

Wendy LaBanca
Cockatiels

Tuesday, February 27, at 9 PM Eastern, in the Aviary
View transcript here.

Dr. Marty Becker and Gina Spafadori
Why do dogs drink from the toilet, and why do cats always land on their feet?

Tuesday, February 27, at 10 PM Eastern, in the Auditorium
View transcript here.

Don Soderberg
Cornsnakes

Tuesday, February 27, at 10 PM Eastern, in kingsnake.com's Chat Room
View transcript here.

Wednesday February 28

Ellie Lesch, Wisconsin House Rabbit Society and Elmbrook Humane Society Volunteer Rabbit Care Specialist
Your Pet Rabbit

Wednesday, February 28, at 9 PM Eastern in Exotic Pet Chat
View transcript here.

Dawn Capp
Breed specific legislation and bull breeds

Wednesday, February 28, at 9 PM Eastern in the Dog Den
View transcript here.

Therese Kopiwoda
Starting your own pet sitting business

Wednesday, February 28, at 10 PM Eastern, in the Auditorium
View transcript here.

Dr. Jennifer Periat, DVM
Exotic Pet Health

Wednesday, February 28, at 10 PM Eastern, in ExoticHobbyist.com's Chat Room
View transcript here.

Adam Britton
Crocodillians

Wednesday, February 28, at 10 PM Eastern, in kingsnake.com's Chat Room
View transcript here.

Thursday March 1

Pam Johnson-Bennett
Cat Aggression Issues

Thursday, March 1, at 9 PM Eastern in Cat Care Central
View transcript here.

Kara Glasgow
Your first bird

Thursday, March 1, at 9 PM Eastern, in the Aviary
View transcript here.

Marta Williams
Animal Communication

Thursday, March 1, at 9 PM Eastern, in the Auditorium
View transcript here.

Doug Hotle
Work in a Zoo

Thursday, March 1, at 9 PM Eastern in kingsnake.com's Chat Room
View transcript here.

Edward Moser, MS, VMD, DACVN
Canine and Feline Nutrition

Thursday, March 1, at 10 PM Eastern, in the Auditorium
View transcript here.

Peter Brazaitis
Lifetime of Herptology

Thursay, March 1, at 10 PM Eastern in kingsnake.com's Chat Room
View transcript here.

Friday March 2

Rescue Panel
A panel discussion with guests representing TLC Lab Rescue, Adopt a Husky Rescue, the Dane County Humane Society, Specialty Purebred Cat Rescue, Wisconsin Chinchilla Rescue, Small Scale Reptile Rescue and Mid Michigan Herp Rescue.

Friday, March 2, 9-11 PM Eastern, in the Auditorium
View transcript here.

Jeff Ronne
Boa Constrictors

Friday, March 2, at 9 PM Eastern in kingsnake.com's Chat Room
View transcript here.

Ron Tremper
Leopard Geckos

Friday, March 2, at 10 PM Eastern in kingsnake.com's Chat Room
View transcript here.

Saturday March 3

JoAnn Genovese
Purchasing a pedigreed cat

Saturday, March 3, at 8 PM Eastern, in Cat Care Central
Read transcript here.

Brian Grieg Fry
Captive management of venomous reptiles
Saturday, March 3, at 8 PM Eastern in kingsnake.com's Chat Room

Read transcript here.

Sarah Kalnajs
Issues in Dog Training & Behavior

Saturday, March 3, at 9 PM Eastern in the Dog Den
Read transcript here.

Helmi Flick
Cat Photography

Saturday, March 3, at 9 PM Eastern, in Cat Care Central

Read transcript here.

Daniel Bennet
Captive care for monitors

Saturday, March 3, at 9 PM Eastern in kingsnake.com's Chat Room
Read transcript here.

Chance Duncan
Ratites

Saturday, March 3, at 9 PM Eastern, in the Aviary
Read transcript here.

Jeff Barringer
Video and kingsnake.com

Saturday, March 3, at 10 PM Eastern in kingsnake.com's Chat Room
Read transcript here.

How to Attend

These events will be held in chat rooms listed above. To access the chats:

  • If you are a registered user of our site, simply follow the direct link to the chat as given above, and log in with your username and password. (Forgot them? Click here!)

  • If you are not already a registered user of the site, registration is not required - simply go to chat.pethobbyist.com and use the "Guest" log-in option, then select the scheduled chat room for your event.

    There is nothing to download or install, but the system does require you to have java enabled in your browser settings. We strongly suggest you access the room before the chat, so you have time to address any difficulties you might have. You might want to drop by one of our regular weekly chats as a test run. If you have trouble, please visit our Chat Help Area.

    More Information

    There will be more information about the chats as it is available at the links in the right hand column. Simply click on the species in which you are interested for a more detailed listing. Some of the chats will even have free email reminders you can sign up for!


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