Pet World

Enjoy these highlights from our past shows.

  1. Show 568: The Origins of Interesting Animal Phrases

    Have you every wondered why you hear the phrase, “letting the cat out of the bag”? Or maybe why we say a cat has nine lives? Boze Hadleigh chats with us about...

  2. Show 567: Cats are not Seeing the Veterinarian Enough!

    Our cats are not seeing the veterinarian nearly enough! For the health of our cats we must change this. Veterinarians are hard at work making their practices much more cat friendly and fear-free,...

  3. Show 567: "Heal: The Vital Role of Dogs in The Search for Cancer Cures"

    Arlene Weintraub is the author of the fasincating book, Heal: The Vital Role of Dogs in The Search for Cancer Cures. She will tell us all about the amazing discoveries that dogs are...

  4. Show 566: An Important Breakthrough to Prevent Canine Influenza

    One of the bigger stories of 2015 was the outbreak of Canine Influenza. While we talked about it extensively, there was nothing you could truly do except try to avoid it. Now...

  5. Show 566: More on "True Stories of Wounded Veterans and Their Service Dogs"

    Steve continues his discussion with Tracy Libby about her book, Reporting for Duty: True Stories of Wounded Veterans and Their Service Dogs. Tracy helps tell the story of all the wonderful ways animals...

  6. Show 565: Resolutions for a Better Year with Our Pets

    We’ll start off the new year with resolutions for a better year with our pets. Steve will share his resolutions of the top things we can do to make for a better...

  7. Show 565: "True Stories of Wounded Veterans and Their Service Dogs"

    Tracy Libby talks to Steve about her new book, Reporting for Duty: True Stories of Wounded Veterans and Their Service Dogs. Tracy helps tell the story of all the wonderful ways animals are...

  8. Show 563: Jackson Galaxy on "Catify to Satisfy"

    Can you make your house not only a place that your cat is okay with living in, but a place where she’ll actually thrive? Jackson Galaxy, star of Animal Planet’s, My Cat from...

  9. Show 563: Better Understanding Pooches with "Decoding Your Dog"

    You can figure out the subtle signs your dog gives you. Veterinary Behaviorist Dr. Debra Horwitz tells us how to get a better understanding of our pooches when she talks to us about...

  10. Show 562: Holiday Safety for your Pet

    The Holidays are just around the corner and you need everyone in your house to be safe - including your furry family members. Dr. Heather Loenser of the American Animal Hospital Association chats...

  11. Show 562: "Simon’s Cat: Off to The Vet"

    Simon Tofield is an internet sensation and now he’s a radio sensation when he chats with Steve about his new book, Simon’s Cat: Off to The Vet.

  12. Show 561: The Stress of Holidays for Pets

    The holidays are fast approaching and that probably means more guests than usual in your house. If your pet has some behavior issues now, the added stress of the holidays could make things...

  13. Show 561: "All Dogs Go to Kevin"

    The road to the Rainbow Bridge can be one of the most difficult journeys you face. Dr. Jessica Vogelsang helps us learn to face the inevitable with joy and a sense of...

  14. Show 560: Keep Pets Safe this Holiday Season

    You may not realize it, but with the holiday season upon us, this is actually a really bad time of year for losing pets. People come and go from our houses, and...

  15. Show 560: Take Good Care of your Pets Teeth

    Taking good care of your pets teeth is very important to their overall health, and especially important to our senior pets. Dr. Cindy Charlier chats about our furry family members oral health.

  16. Show 559: Host David Frei of The National Dog Show on NBC!

    It’s almost here, that most favorite time of year - it’s The National Dog Show on NBC! David Frei joins us to chat about this wonderful family-friendly tradition that airs on Thanksgiving Day....

  17. Show 559: Dogs have Allergies just Like Humans

    Dogs have allergies in many ways just like humans do - except they can't tell us about it. Dr. Tiffany Tapp joins us to talk about the common issue of Otitis (ear...

  18. Show 558: Keep your Pet Safe this Thanksgiving

    Turkey Day is right around the corner and you need to make sure you keep it safe for the whole family, especially those furry family members. Dr. Heather Loenser of the American Animal...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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.

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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,...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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...

  38. 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...

  39. 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...

  40. 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...

  41. 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...

  42. 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...

  43. 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!...

  44. 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...

  45. 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...

  46. 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...

  47. 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...

  48. 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...

  49. 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...

  50. 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...