Pet World

Enjoy these highlights from our past shows.

  1. Show 528: More on Nutrition & the Health of our Pets

    Is it possible that our pets are actually eating better than we are? When it comes to the science behind good pet foods these days, our pets probably eat healthier, more nutritious foods...

  2. Show 527: AAHA Accredited Hospitals

    How important is the veterinarian you choose? Steve chats this week with Dr. Tracey Jensen, President of the American Animal Hospital Association. She’ll explain why AAHA accredited hospitals are a cut above the...

  3. Show 527: The Role Nutrition Plays in the Health of our Pets

    Veterinary Technician Heather Pendergast talks to us about the important role nutrition plays in the health of our pets.  Today we’ll find out why what we put in their food bowl can mean...

  4. Show 526: Protecting Pets Year-Round from Fleas

    The fleas are back, or did they ever go away? You really need to be protecting your pets year round because by the time you see fleas on your pet, you literally...

  5. Show 526: The Role of a Veterinary Technician

    Veterinary Technician Julie Legred talks to us about the role the veterinary technician plays in your office visit, and how you can get the most out of your time with them.

  6. Show 525: The Threat of Heart Worm Disease!

    Warm weather brings mosquitoes and the threat of heart worm disease! Dr. Michael Paul tells us all about the importance of making sure our pets are protected. We want to be proactive when...

  7. Show 525: Improve your Dog’s Health with Proper Nutrition

    Dr. Jean Dodds chats with us about nutrition and our pets when we talk about her book, Canine Nutrigenomics: The New Science of Feeding Your Dog for Optimum Health. Dr. Dodds believes you...

  8. Show 524: Keeping Fleas Off Your Pets

    Spring brings all sorts of wonderful things: longer days, warmer weather, long walks with our furry family members. Unfortunately it also means the return of those pesky fleas. Yuck! But don’t worry, this...

  9. Show 524: The Human/Animal Bond

    Dr. Lisa Freeman is a veterinary nutritionist who is involved with the legendary Tufts Institute for Human/Animal Interaction. She joins Steve to talk about the wonderful mysteries of the Human/Animal bond.

  10. Show 523: More on Pets & Stress

    We continue our conversation about pets and stress with veterinary behaviorist Dr. Gary Landsberg. This week we’ll find out what we can do about the stress. Tips on behavior modification as well as...

  11. Show 523: Understanding Pit Bulls

    Stacey Coleman of the Animal Farm Foundation talks pit bulls. Why are they so misunderstood? We’ll see if we can’t repair their image by better understanding who these dogs are.

  12. Show 522: Our Pets Get Stressed!

    Our pets get stressed! This week veterinary behaviorist Dr. Gary Landsberg chats with Steve about what’s affecting our furry family members. We’ll have tips to help you understand what is causing that...

  13. Show 522: "Lap of Love" End of Life Care

    The toughest part of having a pet is having to say goodbye. Dr. Mary Gardner founded Lap of Love to help people make the choices that go along with end of life...

  14. Show 521: Getting Pets back Outdoors this Spring

    Believe it or not, Spring is just around the corner. No, it’s really true! And when the weather warms up and the snow melts, we’re going to want to get back outside...

  15. Show 521: Annie Shirreffs of Catster

    Steve chats with Annie Shirreffs of Catster. Cat Fancy may be no more, but Caster is here to save the day. We’ll find out what’s in Caster as well as hear about...

  16. Show 520: More on The Sage Foundation for Dogs

    Last week we heard from Corporal Matthew Foster and met his military dog, Sgt. Mick. We heard about Corp. Foster’s struggle to get his dog back in the states after his service was...

  17. Show 520: Keeping your Pets Teeth Clean

    Dr. Kate Knutson, former President of the American Animal Hospital Association, talks about the importance of good dental care for our pets. You’ll be surprised to hear how important keeping your pets teeth...

  18. Show 519: Handling Pet Behavior Issues

    Behavior issues are the number one cause of pets being relinquished to shelters. Dr. Kate Crumley, President of the American Animal Hospital Association, tells us why talking to your veterinarian about behavior issues...

  19. Show 519: The Sage Foundation for Dogs

    The Sage Foundation for Dogs is dedicated to protecting the welfare of dogs who have served our country. Corporal Matthew Foster, USMC, and his dog Sgt. Mick sit down with Steve to talk...

  20. Show 518: Mr. Dog Show, David Frei on Westminster

    Mr. Dog Show, David Frei joins the show this week!! Steve loves talking Westminster with your television host every year. We’ll get insider tips from Mr. Frei on the hottest dogs in this...

  21. Show 518: Increasing Threat of Lyme & Other Tick-Related Illnesses

    Dr. Ted Cohn, President of the American Veterinary Medical Association, chats about the increasing threat of Lyme and other tick-related illnesses.  Ticks are more plentiful than ever in North America and there’s a...

  22. Show 517: Trap-Neuter-Return Programs

    There are so many feral cats all over the country, so how can we possibly help them? Anne Beal, author of, Community Cats, tell us about Trap-Neuter-Return programs and how they work at...

  23. Show 517: Research into Feline Infectious Peritonitis

    In our, “Vets on Pets,” segment Dr. Susan Little talks about one of the deadliest diseases our cats face - Feline Infectious Peritonitis. They also discuss ongoing research into the disease, what progress...

  24. Show 516: An Extensive Golden Retriever Study

    The Morris Animal Foundation is dedicated to helping animals of all walks. CEO Dr. David Haworth joins Steve to talk about their Golden Retriever study, the most extensive of its kind, that will...

  25. Show 516: What Do We Know About Cats?

    What do we know about cats? Some people say they are aloof and mysterious. Others say that cats are as friendly as dogs and much smarter. Sandy Robbins wrote The Cat Bible,...

  26. Show 515: Protecting Pets in Extreme Weather Conditions

    Cold weather has been in and out of most of the U.S. and Canada this winter. With the recent dips in many parts to very dangerous lows we'll gets some tips for...

  27. Show 515: The Fight for Ferret Legalization

    We'll find out the latest on the fight for ferret legalization in California from Pat Wright of legalize ferrets.org.

  28. Show 514: Medical Marijuana for Pets?

    Medical Marijuana has become pretty widely accepted in the U.S. So if it's good enough for us humans, is it good enough for our pets too? Prolific pet writer Darlene Arden chats about...

  29. Show 514: New Year's Resolutions for Cats

    Dr. Elizabeth Colleran from the American Association of Feline Practiitioners has some New Year's Resolutions for cats and their people.

  30. Show 512: Felines with Tummy Upset

    With all of the holiday celebrating, has your cat being sneaking in on the fun as well? Our pets can have terrible GI issues and knowing what to look for can be...

  31. Show 512: The Bright Side of Feral Cats

    Our Feral Cat population gets a bad rap. We certainly want to do the best we can to keep it under control through Trap-Neuter-Release programs but there are benefits to having cats roaming...

  32. Show 511: Keeping Pets Safe over the Holidays

    The holidays are a wonderful time for family, but they can also be a dangerous time for our pets. Dr. Heather Loenser of the American Animal Hospital Association has tips for keeping our...

  33. Show 511: Training Your Dog with Positive Reinforcement

    Krystyn Savage of the American Association of Pet Dog Trainers has tips for training your dog with positive reinforcement. It's a lot more fun and certainly works a lot better than other styles...

  34. Show 510: Canine Gastrointestinal Issues

    This time of year, so many things can go wrong for our pets tummies. Between all of the different foods coming in and out of our homes, as well as all of...

  35. Show 510: "The Cat Bible"

    Sandy Robbins has written, The Cat Bible. She'll tell us everything we need to know about our feline family members.

  36. Show 509: Welcoming a Puppy into Your Home

    Thinking about adding a new family member right around the holidays? It's a great time to add to your family as long as you are doing it for all of the right...

  37. Show 509: Victoria Stilwell on Positive Training Methods

    Victoria Stilwell is all about positive training methods. This week she dismisses some of the popular myths that have led to a lot of aggressive means of training.

  38. Show 508: More with Jackson Galaxy on "Catification"

    Jackson Galaxy is back to chat more with us about the importance of enriching our cats' lives.  Jackson has great tips for making your house more cat-friendly, and he details everything in his...

  39. Show 508: Amazing Companion Animal Medicine

    Companion animal medicine can be as amazing as human medicine. In this week's "Vets on Pets" segment, Steve chats with Dr. Darryl Millis about ligament replacement surgery. It's actually much more common in...

  40. Show 507: John O'Hurley of "The National Dog Show"

    It's almost time for one of America's newest holiday traditions, The National Dog Show on Thanksgiving. John O'Hurley, who you remember as Mr. Peterman on Seinfeld, is a again co-host of the show....

  41. Show 507: Keeping Pets Safe During the Holidays

    Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for family but can be a dangerous time for our pets if we're not careful. Dr. Heather Loenser of the American Animal Hospital Association has tips on keeping...

  42. Show 506: Host David Frei of the National Dog Show!

    It's that most wonderful time of year, time to talk about the upcoming National Dog Show on NBC! Your host for this newer Thanksgiving Day Tradition, David Frei will chat about what to...

  43. Show 506: Dental Care for Pets

    An incredibly important aspect of your pet's health is dental care. Too many people are taking shortcuts with their pets chompers, so Dr. Kate Knutson of the American Animal Hospital Association will chat...

  44. Show 505: Victoria Stilwell on Positive Reinforcement

    The wonderful Victoria Stilwell chats about the importance of positive reinforcement when training dogs. It's not about yelling at your dog to tell them what they are doing wrong.  You need to make...

  45. Show 505: Can our Pets have OCD?

    Can our pets have OCD too? Dr. Marsha Reich talks to us about compulsive behaviors in our pets. We'll cover everything from snapping at imaginary flies to licking walls. You might be surprised...

  46. Show 504: Animal Planet's Jackson Galaxy on "Catification"

    Jackson Galaxy, Animal Planet star of "My Cat from Hell," joins Steve in-studio to chat about his book, Catification, and all things feline.

  47. Show 504: America's Favorite Veterinarian, Dr. Tim Hunt

    Steve chats with the new crowned winner of the America's Favorite Veterinarian contest, Dr. Tim Hunt. We'll find out why he's so darn popular.

  48. Show 503: Ebola Concern for our Pets

    Ebola is all over the news and pets have become a concern too. But how much do we have to worry about cats and dogs and Ebola. Dr. Ron DeHaven of the...

  49. Show 503: "Cat Sense"

    We don't seem to understand our cats, but maybe they understand us. John Bradshaw talks to Steve about our long relationship with cats as discussed in his book, Cat Sense.

  50. Show 502: Keeping Pets Away from Your Medicine

    The recent approvals of recreational use of marijuana in a few states has meant that some pets are finding accessibility to their owner's medicine. Dr. Ahna Brutlag of the Pet Poison help line...