Pet World

Enjoy these highlights from our past shows.

  1. Show 558: How Safe are Pets in A Car?

    How safe are our pets when they travel with us in a car? One organization aims to make sure you know which products really help and which ones don’t. Lindsey Wolko of...

  2. Show 557: Keeping Pets Calm & Relaxed

    Our pets can be very anxious. Whether that’s because they don’t like to ride in a car, someone new is living in your house, or you just want them to be more...

  3. Show 557: The Urban Resource Institute

    The Urban Resource Institute is working on ways to protect victims of domestic abuse, as well as their pets. Nathaniel Fields of URI explains the common link between the two.

  4. Show 556: American Animal Hospital Association Behavior Guidelines

    HAPPY HALLOWEEN!! Bleh-Bleh-Bleh. While you’re busy getting your furry family member ready for all the festivities, make sure to hang out with Steve as we learn all about the new American Animal Hospital...

  5. Show 556: Best Ways to Handle End Of Life Care

    Also, Dr. Mary Gardner of Lap of Love, chats with Steve about the best ways to handle end of life care and the tough decisions that come with our pets’ golden...

  6. Show 555: Protect your Dog from Ticks all Year Long

    The weather is slowly cooling off in most places but the ticks keep on ticking, or biting. And even when the big chill sets in, a few days of warm temps can...

  7. Show 555: Training Sighthounds with Positive Reinforcement

    All dogs are not the same and today Steve will illustrate why. Venerable dog trainer Dennis Damon chats with Steve about sighthounds and what makes them so different from other dogs, and why...

  8. Show 554: Frightening Halloween Costumes for Pets

    Bleh-Bleh-BLEH! Halloween is right around the corner and Steve is as excited as you would expect because Miss Meowsky will be here! She’ll show us all of the latest in fun and frightening...

  9. Show 554: Your Pet needs Regular Veterinary Check-Ups!

    And it’s the most important thing you can do for your pet, regular veterinary check-ups! Dr. Theresa DePorter chats with us about making sure your pet feels comfortable going to the vet office,...

  10. Show 553: Keep Kids Fire Safe Foundation

    October is National Fire Prevention Month. Firefighter Dayna Hilton speaks about her Keep Kids Fire Safe Foundation.  She visits kids with Molly, The Fire Safety Dog to spread knowledge about fire safety and the...

  11. Show 553: Grain-Free Dog Foods

    Long time friend of the show Dr. Ruth MacPete joins us in the “Vets on Pets” segment to chat about grain-free dog foods and how to know if they might be a...

  12. Show 552: Peanut Butter Dangerous to Your Dog?

    Did you know that some brands of peanut butter can actually be dangerous to your dog? Dr. Jason Nicholas joins the show to talk about products that contain xylitol and why you...

  13. Show 552: How to Fix Leash Pulling

    Leash Pulling can be so annoying when you are trying to go for a pleasant walk, so let’s fix that behavior. Dog Trainer Wendy DeCarlo drops by to share some positive reinforcement techniques...

  14. Show 551: National Puppy Mill Awareness Day

    National Puppy Mill Awareness Day is this weekend and we need to raise as much awareness as possible. It’s deplorable that after all we have learned about puppy mills, we still as a...

  15. Show 551: What is the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)?

    You hear Steve mention the American Animal Hospital Association all the time. So what is AAHA, and why is it so important that your veterinary clinic is accredited? Dr. Mike Cavanaugh shares the...

  16. Show 550: Signs that Your Pet needs Immediate Help

    Has your pet ever been injured? Did you face a dilemma over whether it was serious enough for an emergency trip to the veterinarian? Dr. Jerry Klein drops by to chat with...

  17. Show 550: Pets Caught in the Middle of Divorce

    Debra Hamilton is a lawyer who has seen her share of heartbreak when couples are divorcing and start fighting over who gets the pets. She’ll share some stories of pets getting caught in...

  18. Show 549: Author Gwen Cooper Helping Felines Everywhere

    Gwen Cooper shot to the top of the bestseller lists with, Homer’s Odyssey. Now she uses the power of Homer’s social media following to do good for other cats. We’ll speak with her...

  19. Show 549: Treating Otitis (Ear Infections)

    An incredibly common issue for our dogs is ear infections. Until now, solutions for this problem have been a bit of a hassle. Dr. Tiffany Tapp chats about Otitis, why it happens, how...

  20. Show 548: Crate Training with Positive Reinforcement

    Steve preaches positive reinforcement when it comes to training our pets whenever he gets the chance, and this week he’ll get an opportunity to do just that when he visits with Dog Trainer...

  21. Show 548: Your Pets' Oral Health

    Your pets' oral health is incredibly important to his or her overall health. Dr. Andrew Eschner explains why we want to keep an eye on oral health and will introduce is to...

  22. Show 547: Chronic Kidney Disease affecting our Cats

    Chronic Kidney Disease is a common age related disease affecting our cats. In fact one in three cats have CKD in their later years. Now a new test from IDEXX called SDMA...

  23. Show 547: A Driver’s License for your Pet?

    Looking for a really silly thing for your pets? How about a driver’s license? Michael Scherenberg of MyPet DMV tells us how to get a fun ID for our furry family...

  24. Show 546: Keeping Pets Healthy as They Age

    Our pets are living longer than ever, and while it’s so great for us to have more time with our furry family members, there is also a lot that needs to be...

  25. Show 546: Presidential ‘Cat-idate' - Limberbutt!

    Some people think there are already too many candidates for President, but not us! This week we get paw deep into election season as Steve interviews the only ‘cat-idate’ who’s running - Limberbutt!...

  26. Show 545: Protection from Tick Borne Diseases

    Cool weather may be approaching, but that doesn’t mean the threat of ticks is going away anytime soon. Tick Borne diseases are spreading like never before and the wonderful weather often means we’re...

  27. Show 545: Training Your Pet with Positive Reinforcement

    Positive Reinforcement is so important to properly train our pets. Trainer Dennis Damon chats with Steve about why positive reinforcement works so much better than other methods and shares some tips on how...

  28. Show 544: Heartworm Disease also Affects Cats

    Heart worm disease is in all 50 states and while people think it’s only dogs who are affected, cats are also very susceptible. Most people think their cats are never outdoors so they...

  29. Show 544: The Bria Fund to fight Feline Infectious Peritonitis

    Susan Gingrich helped the WINN Feline Foundation start the Bria Fund to help researchers study Feline Infectious Peritonitis back in 2005. 10 years in Susan joins Steve on the phone to talk about...

  30. Show 543: Heartworm is Killing Our Dogs

    Heartworm is literally killing our dogs. Spread through the bite of an infected mosquito, heartworm has been found in all 50 states, and is estimated to currently be in over one million untreated...

  31. Show 543: Darlene Arden on Medical Marijuana

    Medical Marijuana has become widely accepted in our society, should it be used also for our aging pets who are suffering in their old age? Darlene Arden chats with Steve about her advocacy...

  32. Show 542: Trap-Neuter-Return Programs

    Trap-Neuter-Return programs are the only humane and effective way to control the feral cat population. In light of the recent stupid actions of a “veterinarian” who shot a (supposed) feral cat with a...

  33. Show 542: The World of Reptiles

    Sometimes the best first pet isn’t necessarily a cat or dog. Steve chats with Dr. Susan Brown about the world of reptiles. We’ll find out how to know if they are the...

  34. Show 541: New Technology to Fight Fleas

    New Technology is helping win the war against fleas. Many new products available through your veterinarian are helping kill fleas faster and some of the products are even lasting longer.  Dr. Craig Prior...

  35. Show 540: Beat the Fleas!!

    Parts of the country have been getting unprecedented amounts of rain. How will that affect the flea, mosquito and tick population - and what does that mean for our pets? Dr. Mike Dryden...

  36. Show 539: Importance of Regular Veterinarian Visits

    With how fast our pets age, it is incredibly important to get your pets to your veterinarian regularly for check-ups. Catching any problems early can truly change your pets life.  Dr. Mark Russak,...

  37. Show 539: The WINN Feline Foundation Award Winner Fran Shaw

    The WINN Feline Foundation is dedicated to promoting the health and welfare of all cats by developing or participating in projects for their betterment.  Every year they honor a media member for their...

  38. Show 538: Kennel Cough and Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease

    The big scare with canine influenza seems to finally be simmering down, but an ongoing concern for any dog who is social is kennel cough or canine infectious respiratory disease. Dr. Richard Goldstein...

  39. Show 538: "Sebastian & Me: A Rite of Passage and Spiritual Journey"

    Steve chats with Kay Clark, author of, Sebastian & Me: A Rite of Passage and Spiritual Journey. The book is a collection of stories of love and loss and the strength of the...

  40. Show 537: Protecting our Kids & Pets from Parasites

    There are so many things we need to protect our pets and kids from - including parasites that can lurk right in our own backyard. Dr. Heidi Hulon is here to explain...

  41. Show 537: The Trouble with Puppy Mills

    Despite all of the attention, puppy mills still thrive. Only by refusing to buy dogs from pet stores can we end this practice. Cari Meyers of the Puppy Mill Project chats with us...

  42. Show 536: Fear Free Veterinary Visits

    Veterinary visits are down and that is a big problem for the health of our pets. So why aren’t we seing our vets as often as we should? Certainly the economy can...

  43. Show 535: The Important Vaccines for our Pets

    There are so many parasites and diseases for us to keep track of as pet owners. How do you know what’s important and what isn’t? Dr. Sarah Winzelberg chats with Steve about the...

  44. Show 535: "Dog Fancy’s Ultimate Guide to Dog Training"

    We’ll find out the important decisions you need to make when it comes to dog training and choosing a dog trainer when Steve speaks with Teoti Anderson about, Dog Fancy’s Ultimate Guide to...

  45. Show 534: Safety Tips for Summer

    The beautiful weather is all around us so of course we want to spend lots of quality time outdoors with our pets. It’s not all fun and game though, there are some...

  46. Show 534: "The Handbook on Animal Assisted Therapy"

    Animal Assisted Therapy is touching countless lives. Steve chats with one of the leaders in the field and the author of The Handbook on Animal Assisted Therapy, Dr. Aubrey Fine.

  47. Show 533: What Good Pet Information is Out There?

    When you are consulting Dr. Google, how do you know what is good information? Dr. Andy Roark chats with Steve in our “Vets on Pets” segment about what kind of information you should...

  48. Show 533: Finding the Right Dog Trainer

    How do you find the right dog trainer? Teoti Anderson will share tips with us to make sure that we are taking all the right steps to get our dog trained in...

  49. Show 532: Great Products to Keep Dogs Safe from Ticks

    The tick season is going to be worse than ever, but there are things we can do to protect our pets and ourselves! Dr. Michael Paul talks to us about great products...

  50. Show 532: Pets with Behavior Issues

    Behavior problems are the number one reason people relinquish their pets. Veterinary Technician Julie Shaw chats with Steve about behavior issues, how common they can actually be, and why you shouldn’t be ashamed...