Where All People and Animals are Created Equal!

About The United States of Animals Podcast

There is a special bond between animals and people. The United States of Animals explores that bond through stories and interviews from throughout the world. Some will make you laugh, some might make you cry - but through them all you will discover why in the USA all people and animals are created equal.

About Your Host - Tammy Trujillo 

Tammy Trujillo has had a life-long love of animals,growing up with several cats, dogs, fish, hamsters, turtles and even a rescued opossum!  Throughout her broadcast career, she has always sought to educate and inform her listeners by included stories about animals issues, pet legislation, conservation, rescue and other vital topics.  She co-hosted numerous pet charity telethons including co-hosting with the iconic animal lover Betty White on many of scpaLA's telethons.  Her work earned her the honor of being named a Friend for Life by spca in 1999.

Wishing to do more, Tammy co-founded The Rescue Riders animal transport company in 2013 after seeing a need not just for people to transport animals but to do it with love and care and also - when needed - with in transit medical support.  Today the company transports all kinds of animals all over the United States.

At home, Tammy works with many rescues providing foster care for animals recovering from health issues and abuse to providing hospice for animals nearing the end of their time.  She also bottle raises numerous groups of neonatal kittens every year.

Tammy is a certified animal behaviorist and specializes in helping people understand and achieve the miraculous bond that can be created between pets and their humans.