Pet World

Enjoy these highlights from our past shows.

  1. Show 688: Protecting our Pets from Fleas

    Flea season is here! But did it ever really go away? The dramatic fluctuation in our temperatures year-round means we always need to be protecting our pets from fleas. This week veterinary parasitologist...

  2. Show 688: The Global Pet Adoptathon

    Kathy Lynn of North Shore Animal League America chats with Steve about the Global Pet Adoptation going on throughout the month of May. She will tell us how we can rescue an animal,...

  3. Show 687: "Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero"

    Steve chats with Richard Lanni, the director of the new animated film, Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero. The film is the true story of a dog that served his country and the...

  4. Show 687: Important Information on Feline Leukemia

    Dr. Missy Beall of IDEXX shares important information on Feline Leukemia and how the latest research can help us save cat lives.

  5. Show 686: Keeping Pets Healthy with Proper Nutrition

    One of the most important factors in keeping our pets healthy is making sure they are getting the proper nutrition.   Veterinary Nutrition Technician Kara Burns chats about the conversations you need to...

  6. Show 686: More on Teaching Cats to Scratch in the Right Places

    Steve continues his conversation with Dr. Valarie Tynes about the ways we can make sure our cats are scratching in all the right places, so there is no more torn up furniture or...

  7. Show 685: Teaching Your Cat to Scratch in the Right Places

    Is your cat scratching in all of the wrong places?  De-clawing your cat is a practice that is being outlawed in many places.  Not only is it cruel, it’s just not necessary.  ...

  8. Show 685: The Cat Film Festival

    Tracie Hotchner is the Founder and Director of the Cat Film Festival.  She’ll tell us what we can expect to see at the festival and where the festival will be traveling to this...

  9. Show 684: Benji is Back!

    Benji is back!  America’s most beloved mutt is back with an all new re-telling of the classic story.   The film is available now for viewing on Netflix.  Steve chats with Joe Camp,...

  10. Show 684: Protecting Our Pets this Spring & Summer

    Spring and Summer bring back all sorts of issues for our pets.  From nasty bugs to seasonal allergies, our pets skin can need some extra love.  Dr. Heather Edgington drops by the show...

  11. Show 683: The Pet Passenger Bill of Rights

    The stories have been all over the news of airlines having a lot of trouble making sure their four-legged pet passengers make it safely to their destination. From pets ending up in the...

  12. Show 683: The Double-Defense Protocol to Prevent Heartworm Disease

    If you havn't slapped a mosquito away yet, it certainly won’t be long. Mosquitoes bring heartworm disease, but we can make sure our dogs never have to face that. Dr. Craig Prior chats...

  13. Show 682: Beverly Hills Dog Show 2018 presented by Purina: Host David Frei

    Legendary dog show host David Frei chats with Steve about the Beverly Hills Dog Show presented by Purina. David tells Steve what it’s like doing the show among the stars, what to look...

  14. Show 682: Beverly Hills Dog Show 2018 presented by Purina: Co-Host John O’Hurley

    He may be most famous as J. Peterman from Seinfeld, but John O’Hurley has certainly cemented his status among the four-legged. He’s been hosting dog shows with David Frei for a long time...

  15. Show 682: Beverly Hills Dog Show 2018 presented by Purina: Maria Menounos

    Maria Menounos will be reporting from the Beverly Hills Dog Show, but we got a chance to chat with her about what makes dogs such an integral part of her life. Maria...

  16. Show 682: Beverly Hills Dog Show 2018 presented by Purina: The North Shore Animal League America’s Mutt-I-Grees Program

    Jayne Vitale of North Shore Animal League America tells Steve all about the mutt-i-grees program they have to help foster special bonds between dogs and kids. We’ll also hear all about how you...

  17. Show 681: The Importance of Annual Testing for Vector Borne Disease

    Warm weather means more ticks and with the tick population continuing to explode in numbers we need to make sure we are taking the proper precautions for our pets. Dr. Missy Beall of...

  18. Show 681: Nutritional Needs for Our Cats

    We definitely don’t spend enough time talking about nutrition for our cats, so this week we’ll chat with Deb Greco, a Senior Research Scientist for Purina, about our cat’s whole body health, especially...

  19. Show 680: Flea Allergy Dermatitis

    The weather is starting to warm up in many parts of the country and that means fleas are going to be more active. Veterinary dermatologist Dr. Ursula Thomas tells us about flea allergy...

  20. Show 680: Pet Partners on their Walk With Me Initiative

    Dr. David Williams of Pet Partners chats with Steve about their Walk With Me initiative.  Studies show walking with animals makes you more likely to meet physical activity recommendations, so this program is...

  21. Show 679: Getting Back Outdoors with Our Dogs!

    Warm weather is on it’s way and for many of us that means it’s time to get back outdoors with our dogs! Dr. Kurt Venator of Purina chats with Steve about the...

  22. Show 679: Protect Your Pets & Family from Leptospirosis

    Leptospirosis is a big scary word, but we need not fear. Dr. Natalie Marks talks about the ways to protect your pets and family from this zoonotic disease. She shares helpful tips for...

  23. Show 678: The Double Defense Protocol for Heartworm Disease

    Spring is in the air and that means the return of the dreaded mosquito!  But in some parts of the country mosquitoes never really leave and there is talk that they’ve even grown...

  24. Show 678: Achieving a Greater Understanding of the Human-Animal Bond

    The North American Veterinary Community has teamed up with the Human Animal Bond Research Institute to form a new certification for veterinarians to achieve a greater understanding of the Human-Animal Bond.  Steve Feldman...

  25. Show 677: New AAHA Guidelines for Diabetes Management

    The American Animal Hospital Association is the go to source for all guidelines for care for our dogs and cats. Dr. Heather Loenser of AAHA joins Steve to talk about their new guidelines...

  26. Show 677: Cats are More Social than We Think

    Dr. Kersti Seksel is the legendary creator of Kitten Kindergarten classes. She chats with Steve about our cats being much more social than we think.

  27. Show 676: 50 Amazing Years for the Winn Feline Foundation

    It’s been 50 amazing years for the Winn Feline Foundation.  Pretty much every pet cat in America has benefited in some way from the research that Winn has funded and supported over the...

  28. Show 676: "Dogs and Cats: Saving Our Precious Pets"

    Friend of the show Beth Adelman is back with her latest book, Dogs and Cats: Saving Our Precious Pets.  Steve and his longtime colleague chat about the love we have for our furry...

  29. Show 675: Our Pets Mental State of Mind

    How important is the physical and mental well-being of our pets and how much should we pay attention to those areas of our pets’ lives?  Veterinary Behaviorist Dr. Valerie Tynes chats with Steve...

  30. Show 674: Applying Fear Free Principles to Pets Oral Health

    The veterinary world is all about Fear Free, taking fear and anxiety out of our pets interactions with veterinarians.  Dr. Jan Bellows chats with Steve about how Fear Free principles can be applied...

  31. Show 674: "My Big Fat Pet Makeover"

    Reality shows have been featuring our pets for a long time, but now the health craze hits our pets too, and it’s desperately needed.  We live in a nation of fat cats...

  32. Show 673: "The Animals Among Us: How Pets Make us Human"

    John Bradshaw, helped us figure out our four-legged family members with his books Dog Sense and Cat Sense. Now he tells us how our pets shape who we are with his latest...

  33. Show 673: "Treatment and Care of the Geriatric Veterinary Patient"

    Dr. Mary Gardner is our aging pet’s best friend. Her Lap of Love has helped many pets and pet parents face the end of life with dignity and compassion. She joins us...

  34. Show 672: The Center for Canine Behavior Studies

    Veterinary Behaviorist Dr. Nicholas Dodman is a legend in the field of animal health. He joins the show this week to chat with Steve about all of the great work being done...

  35. Show 672: Carrying On the Legacy of the Great Dian Fossey

    Dr. Tara Stoinksi is The President, CEO, & Chief Scientist for the Fossey Fund, which is leading the way to carry on and expand the legacy of the great Dian Fossey. She’ll update...

  36. Show 671: Can Medicinal Marijuana Help Our Pets?

    More states continue to pass medicinal and recreational marijuana usage laws. So the question in veterinary medicine is can cannabis help our pets deal with pain and should we be prescribing for them?...

  37. Show 671: The Winn Feline Foundation Making Strides to Find a Cure for FIP

    The Winn Feline Foundation continues to make strides to find a cure for FIP for our cats. This week we speak with Deb Roberts, whose cat Luna is going through treatments that appear...

  38. Show 670: Fascinating Research on the Human-Animal Bond

    We’ll kick off the new year by celebrating the human-animal bond and learning all about some fascinating research that will prove once and for all what an incredible benefit pets bring to the...

  39. Show 670: Positive Reinforcement Training

    2018 should be all about positive reinforcement when it comes to our pets. Dr. Cynthia Otto chats with us about the ways this type of training can improve your relationship with your furry...

  40. Show 669: Resolutions for a Healthy & Happy 2018 with our Pets

    Dr. Michael Topper, President of the American Veterinary Medical Association, shares his resolutions for having a healthy and happy 2018 with all of our pets.

  41. Show 668: Introducing a New Cat into Your Home

    The holiday season is a wonderful time to add new pets into your home. And if you are bringing a new cat into your home, you can count on your other cats...

  42. Show 668: Cutting Edge Research into the Health of Cats

    The Winn Feline Foundation has teamed up with PetSmart Charities to support cutting edge research into the health of our cats. David Haworth of PetSmart Charities and Dr. Vicki Thayer of Winn will...

  43. Show 667: Keeping Pets Safe over the Holidays

    The holidays are here, so we’ll get some great tips on keeping our pets safe and happy through all of the joyous festivities from Dr. Natalie Marks.

  44. Show 667: More with the Queen of Poop!

    One week was not enough to learn all of the important things we can learn from our pets’ poop! So Dr. Gail Czarnecki-Maulden will join us again this week to give us the...

  45. Show 665-2: The Queen of Poop!

    We speak with Gail Czarnecki-Maulden. They call her the queen of poop! Yes, she will tell us all about the importance of what is coming out of the other end of our best...

  46. Show 665-2: Pets with Itching & Scratching Issues

    We chat with Dr. Eva Schmidt about pets that have itching and scratching issues. Let’s face it, when our pets are irritated and uncomfortable, we tend to be too. Dr. Schmidt will have...

  47. Show 665: Medical Cannabis for Pets

    Medical Cannabis and recreational cannabis are becoming very easy to come by as more and more states relax their laws on it’s usage. How does this affect our pets and is their...

  48. Show 665: A Book Featuring YOUR Pets!

    Here’s a great gift idea - a book featuring your pets. Kay Birkner of Sourcebooks joins the show to talk about the books they have available that feature the photos of actual pets...

  49. Show 664: "Beware of The Dog"

    Renowned dog trainer Pat Miller joins the show to share tips with us for creating great relationships with our furry best friends as we chat about her book, Beware of The...

  50. Show 664: The Pet Obesity Epidemic

    Dr. Kurt Brueninger of Banfield will tell us all about the pet obesity epidemic we have and what that is doing to the overall health of our pets as he reviews Banfield’s...