Pet World

Enjoy these highlights from our past shows.

  1. Show 642: Keep Pets Calm & Happy during Fireworks

    It’s the time of year when we celebrate our independence, and it’s also the time of year when many of our dogs spend countless hours hiding and in fear from all of...

  2. Show 642: Getting Rid of Puppy Mills

    Animal Planet star Victoria Stilwell joins Steve to talk about the continuing battle to get rid of puppy mills. She and Steve will discuss the steps some states are taking to try to...

  3. Show 641: More on Take Your Dog To Work Day!

    We continue our preparations for Take Your Dog to Work Day by chatting with Gregg Walrod of The Nerdery in Chicago. The Nerdery has been voted most pet-friendly workplace in Chicago and Gregg...

  4. Show 641: Stop the Spread of Canine Influenza Virus

    Dr. Donna Alexander chats with Steve about recent outbreaks of the Canine Influenza Virus and why it’s so important for social dogs to get vaccinated to help stop the spread of this...

  5. Show 640: Take Your Dog To Work Day!

    We’re getting ready for Take Your Dog To Work Day! The big day is coming up on June 23, but many companies around the country make everyday a celebration of our lives...

  6. Show 640: The Benefits of a Cat-Friendly Veterinary Practice

    What is a cat friendly veterinary practice, and why should you take your cat there? Dr. Elizabeth Colleran tells us all about the certification process that practices go through to be designated as...

  7. Show 639: The No Bowl Feeding System

    We need to give our cats more enrichment and one of the best ways to do that is to activate their prey drive. Leaving food in a bowl for our felines makes...

  8. Show 639: Providing Pets More Attention

    Our pets might need more attention, especially when we aren’t around. Dr. Theresa DePorter chats with Steve about different ways to monitor our pets when we are not around and what the health...

  9. Show 638: Deciding which Pet is Right for You

    That furry family member will be such a special part of your family, but unlike our own kids, we actually get to choose this member of our family. So how do you...

  10. Show 638: Helping Pets Heal with the Assisi Loop

    Dr. Deidre Chiaramonte tells us all about a new way to help our pets heal, called the Assisi Loop.

  11. Show 637: Dogs can Suffer from Allergies Too?

    It’s the time of year when all of us might be suffering from itchy eyes and sneezing, but did you know your dog could suffer from allergies too?   Dr. Ursula Thomas...

  12. Show 637: Victoria Stilwell on "Guardians of The Night."

    Victoria Stilwell has a new web series documenting the lives of first responders and the dogs who help them keep people safe and catch criminals. She chats with us about her new web...

  13. Show 636: The Morris Animal Foundation

    Dr. John Reddington of The Morris Animal Foundation talks about their 70 years of funding scientific studies to advance animal health for cats, dogs, horses and wildlife.

  14. Show 635: The Dangers of Leptospirosis

    Leptospirosis is a dangerous disease that can not only harm our dogs, but also be spread to humans.  In fact there was a case of a man dying in New York from...

  15. Show 635: Link between Animal Abuse and Human Abuse

    Phil Arkow joins the show to talk about the link between abuse against animals and how that action predicts the likelihood of abuse against other humans.

  16. Show 634: Protecting Cats from Fleas & Ticks

    The weather is warming up and you are getting concerned about fleas and ticks, but you shouldn't just be worried about your dog!  Cats, even indoor only cats are susceptible to these parasites....

  17. Show 634: Dr. Tim Lee on the Human-Animal Bond

    The Human-Animal bond is an extraordinary part of our lives.  Dr. Tim Lee of the American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians joins the show to talk about what the bond means for our...

  18. Show 633: Preventative Care for our Pets

    Dr. Janet Donlin is the new leader of the American Veterinary Medical Association, so who better to talk about the importance of preventative care for our pets?  She chats with Steve about why...

  19. Show 633: Getting Two Cats to Get Along

    Dr. Theresa DePorter will solve one of life’s greatest mysteries: How do we get two cats to just get along?  She knows all the tricks and will share them with you, so...

  20. Show 632: Obesity in Pets

    Obesity in pets might be one of the biggest problems impeding the health of our furry family members. Dr. Ernie Ward is leading the charge to raise awareness and help pet owners keep...

  21. Show 632: "Pets on The Couch"

    Dr. Nicholas Dodman is back with us to talk about our compulsive cats.  He’ll share ideas for what’s really going on as we talk about his book, Pets on The Couch.

  22. Show 631: Double-Defense to Protect Dogs from Heartworm

    The mosquitoes are back (if they ever left where you live) and you need to think about protecting your dog. Heartworm is a serious disease spread to our dogs by the bite...

  23. Show 631: "Unlikely Companions: The Adventures of An Exotic Animal Doctor"

    Could a snake be the right pet for you?  Dr. Laurie Hess will let us know her thoughts as we discuss her book, Unlikely Companions: The Adventures of An Exotic Animal Doctor.

  24. Show 630: Alison Eastwood on Rescuing Animals

    She’s the daughter of Clint Eastwood but she’s making a name all of her own when it comes to rescuing animals. Alison Eastwood joins the show to talk about her fosterfurkids.com organization.

  25. Show 630: The Importance of Testing Fecal Matter

    Why does your veterinarian make you bring in a sample of your pets poop!? Yes, it really can matter. Dr. Sarah Tasse tells Steve what they are looking for and about how important...

  26. Show 629: Finding a Cat-Friendly Veterinarian

    If you want your cat to be more willing to see the veterinarian, it would be easier if you were seeing a cat-friendly veterinarian. What does that mean? Dr. Elizabeth Colleran gives us...

  27. Show 629: The Amazing Intricacies of the Human Animal Bond

    The Human Animal bond is so important not only in our home, but in our everyday lives. Dr. Rod Yopi chats with us about the amazing intricacies of this bond.

  28. Show 628: Crate Training our Puppies

    National Puppy Day is right around the corner, so let’s celebrate by learning the proper way to crate train our puppy with dog trainer Rendy Schuchat.

  29. Show 628: Tips for End Of Life Care

    End of Life is such an incredibly sad time for us as we say goodbye to a beloved furry family member. The American Animal Hospital Association has tips for making this the most...

  30. Show 627: Training Tips for Overzealous Puppies

    We’re celebrating National Puppy Day later this month by speaking to dog trainers about the best way to get off to the right start with our new family members. Steve chats with Yvonne...

  31. Show 627: Keeping Older Pets in Great Shape

    Our pets are getting older and that means we need to take care of things like mental decline and physical issues. Dr. Gary Landsberg tells us how we can keep our pets...

  32. Show 626: Understanding our Cat’s Behavior

    Our cat’s behavior can be very perplexing from an owner’s standpoint. How do you know when something is wrong with your feline friend? Is it medical or behavior, are they hiding something from...

  33. Show 626: Muffin’s Halo to Help Visually Impaired Dogs

    There is an amazing product out to help visually impaired dogs. It’s called Muffin’s Halo, and the creator of the product, Silvie Bordeaux tells us how it’s helping thousands of pets.

  34. Show 625: "The New Science of Animal Psychiatry"

    Veterinary Behaviorist Dr. Nicholas Dodman gets into the heads of our pets when we discuss his book, Pets on The Couch: Neurotic Dogs, Compulsive Cats, Anxious Birds, and The New Science of Animal...

  35. Show 625: Dr. Marty Becker on the Fear Free Revolution

    Dr. Marty Becker has been America’s Veterinarian and now he’s leading a revolution in veterinary medicine. It’s called Fear Free, and it’s a new way to treat pets in veterinary clinics. Dr. Becker...

  36. Show 624: The No Bowl Feeding System for Cats

    Our cats aren’t getting nearly enough exercise and they are definitely overweight. We need to activate their prey drive and get them to hunt again. We can do that with the No Bowl...

  37. Show 624: "Unlikely Companions"

    Dr. Laurie Hess has written a wonderful book about her life treating exotic animals. She’s in-studio (with some exotic guests) to tell us about her book, Unlikely Companions.

  38. Show 623: Tips to Keep Pets Safe this Valentine’s Day

    Okay all of you Romeos and Juliets out there, we know you are all gushy and mushy with love as we near Valentine’s Day, but you have to keep your pets safe...

  39. Show 623: Author Paige Hodges on "Yogi Cats"

    Just when you think Steve has done every interview imaginable, we chat with Paige Hodges about her book, Yogi Cats.

  40. Show 622: Keeping Cats Happy & Healthy as they Age

    Our cats are living incredibly long lives these days thanks to advancements in veterinary care and nutrition. Dr. Zara Boland talks to us about what we need to do to keep our family...

  41. Show 622: More with Dr. Anne Beall on "Heartfelt Connections"

    Hear the second part of Steve’s discussion with Dr. Anne Beall about her book, Heartfelt Connections: How Animals and People Help One Another.

  42. Steve Dale Extra!: Protecting Dogs From Ticks

    Veterinary Parasitologist Dr. Brian Herrin chats with Steve about the increasing incidences of tick borne diseases throughout the country as the tick population continues to boom. As the temps start warming up, ticks...

  43. Show 621: Keeping our Pets Safe this Winter

    Winter is intense in some parts of the country and not so bad in others, but we always need to be prepared to keep our pets safe when they head outdoors at...

  44. Show 621: "The Secret Language of Dogs"

    You know her as one of the longtime stars on Animal Planet. Listen as Steve has part two of his conversation with Victoria Stilwell about her book, The Secret Language of Dogs.

  45. Show 620: More with Dr. Alexandra Horowitz on "Being A Dog"

    What does it really mean to be a dog? What do they see and feel that we don’t understand? Listen as Steve continues his conversation with Alexandra Horowitz about her book, Being A...

  46. Show 620: Continuing the Conversation on Picking the Right Pet Food

    There is so much misinformation when it comes to our pet food. What should we really be thinking about and what do we hear that is just a myth? Dr. Lisa Freeman...

  47. Show 619: Who is Smarter, Cats or Dogs?

    It’s the age old question - who is smarter, cats or dogs? We can’t let it tear the country apart - we must build bridges, so we’ll turn to behavior expert Beth...

  48. Show 619: Deciding what Pet Food to Buy

    How do you decide what pet food to buy for your pets? There are many myths that need to be debunked and a lot of bad information being passed around, so we’ll...

  49. Show 618: "How Animals and People Help One Another"

    Dr. Anne Beall studies the connection between people and animals. We’ll find out about her book is Heartfelt Connections: How Animals and People Help One Another.

  50. Show 618: Resolutions for Pets for 2017

    American Veterinary Medical Association Past-President Dr. Joe Kinnarney shares his thoughts on the year ahead for our four-legged friends as we talk about our resolutions for pets for 2017.