Pet World

Enjoy these highlights from our past shows.

  1. Show 697: Legendary Researcher Birutė Galdikas

    Birutė Galdikas is one of the world’s most legendary researchers when it comes to orangutans. She chats with Steve about her life’s work and how it continues today.

  2. Show 697: Training Kitty to Scratch Correctly

    Cat’s like to scratch, but did you know there are ways to train them to scratch in the right places, so your furniture remains intact? Dr. Jeannie Berger tells us how to...

  3. Show 696: Protecting Our Pets from Poisons

    Poisons are lurking everywhere, and we need to protect our pets! Dr. Heather Loenser of the American Animal Hospital Association will stop by to remind us of all the things that can be...

  4. Show 696: The Uripals Program from The Urban Resources Institute

    Dr. Kurt Venator of Purina will be by again, this time to talk about the innovative work being done by Purina in support of the Urban Resources Institute. Their Uripals program aims to...

  5. Show 695: The Benefits of Pets in the Workplace

    We just recently celebrated Take Your Dog to Work Day! Why is it only one day? There are so many benefits to pets in the workplace and if you are lucky enough...

  6. Show 695: Ticks are Taking Over!

    The ticks are taking over! Ok, maybe not really, but the news from the CDC is not good. The tick population keeps expanding and more and more we are seeing them in...

  7. Show 694: More on "From Fearful to Fear Free"

    Steve continues his conversation with Dr. Marty Becker about his new book, From Fearful to Fear Free: A Positive Program to Free Your Dog from Anxiety, Fears, and Phobias.

  8. Show 694: "My Patients and Other Animals."

    We get an inside glimpse into the ups and downs of life as a veterinarian when Steve chats with Dr. Suzy Fincham-Gray about her book, My Patients and Other Animals.

  9. Show 693: "From Fearful to Fear Free"

    Fear Free is a term that is revolutionizing the veterinary world.  Dr. Marty Becker invented a way to make all of our pets happier and more comfortable during their veterinary visits and now...

  10. Show 693: What it Takes for Dogs to be Successful in Front of a Camera

    Steve chats with Hollywood Dog Trainer Laura Nativo about what it takes for dogs to be successful in front of the camera.  She’ll reveal what kind of training the dogs go through as...

  11. Show 692: Preventing Dog Bites

    Now that summer is here there are a lot more opportunities for our kids to have friends over, or for our kids to be meeting other dogs, and our dogs to be...

  12. Show 692: Strengthening The Human-Animal Bond

    The Human-Animal Bond is the most important part of our relationship with our pets.  It’s what makes us a family, and it’s fracturing is what can tear it apart.   Steve Feldman of...

  13. Show 691: Keep Cats Happy & Safe this Summer

    Dr. Todd McCracken is back with more safety tips for our pets. With summer here, we’ve got more people coming by, kids running in and out of the house, and maybe even...

  14. Show 691: Benji is Back!

    Benji is back! There’s a new Benji movie available on Netflix and Brandon Camp (son of Benji creator Joe Camp) joins Steve to talk about the newest iteration of Benji and why as...

  15. Show 690: Taking Car Rides with Our Dogs

    Memorial Day has passed and that means not only can you wear white again, but many of us will be hitting the road to visit family and friends and explore our great...

  16. Show 690: Traveling Safely with Pets

    Lindsey Wolko of the Center for Pet Safety chats with us about traveling safe with our pets and Dr. Todd McCracken also shares tips on keeping dogs comfortable during those long car...

  17. Show 689: How Cannabis is Being Used to Ease Pets Pain

    Marijuana Laws are rapidly changing throughout the country and pet owners are taking note. Liz Hughston and Stephen Cital of the Veterinary Cannabis Academy talk about the ways cannabis is being used to ease...

  18. Show 689: The Double Defense Protocol to Protect Pets from Heartworm

    It’s definitely mosquito season and that means dangers of heartworm for our dogs. Double Defense is a new protocol to better protect our best friends from this disease, Dr. Nora Grant will explain...

  19. 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...

  20. Show 688: The Global Pet Adoptathon

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

  21. 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...

  22. 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.

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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.  ...

  26. 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...

  27. 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,...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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...

  38. 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...

  39. 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...

  40. 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...

  41. 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...

  42. 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...

  43. 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...

  44. 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.

  45. 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...

  46. 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...

  47. 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...

  48. 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...

  49. 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...

  50. 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...