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Veterinarian Vint Virga on 'The Soul of All Living Creatures'
Veterinarian and animal behaviorist Vint Virga joins Terry Gross to talk about his book, "The Soul of All Living Creatures." Virga diagnoses and treats behavior problems in pets as well as animals in zoos. They'll talk about overeating, separation anxiety and hyperactivity, and how he helps anxious animals feel more secure.
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