Pet World

Enjoy these highlights from our past shows.

  1. Show 497: More on Aging Pets with Victoria Stilwell

    Steve chats more with is favorite guest, Victoria Stilwell. Aging pets need special attention and Victoria has more tips to share.

  2. Show 496: Still Declawing Cats?

    Why are we still declawing our cats? Not only is it unnecessary, it really is a cruel practice. While you may think you are just removing the claw, it's truly an amputation. Dr....

  3. Show 496: Victoria Stilwell on Proper Nutrition for Aging Pets

    Victoria Stilwell from Animal Planet's, It's Me or The Dog, chats with Steve about the importance of proper nutrition for our aging pets.

  4. Show 495: Positive Reinforcement Techniques

    Positive reinforcement is such an important part of training your pet to behave properly. Dr. Theresa DePorter chats with Steve about the techniques to use to get the results you want when it...

  5. Show 495: The Benefits of Oral Medications

    There's a battle going on when it comes to what type of products your pets use to fight off pesky parasites. Dr. Hal Little joins the show to tell Steve about the...

  6. Show 494: The Importance of Micro-chipping Pets

    Micro-chipping is such a key factor in pets getting back to their owners if they are lost of become separated during an emergency. Dr. Kate Crumley, President of the American Animal Hospital Association...

  7. Show 494: "Our Faithful Companions"

    Dr. Aubrey Fine talks about the incredible bond between animals and humans when we discuss his book, Our Faithful Companions.

  8. Show 493: The State of Pet Healthcare

    Steve gets a sit-down with the President! No, not that president, the new president of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Ted Cohn chats about the state of healthcare and what we should...

  9. Show 493: The Effectiveness of Breed Bans

    Steve talks about the new position statement from the American Society of Animal Behavior on the effectiveness of breed bans.

  10. Show 492: Cats Not Getting Along?

    Do you have cats who just don't get along? Well you (and they) don't have to live that way. Dr. Theresa DePorter chats with us about ways to broker peace between cats...

  11. Show 492: Types of Pet Food

    Juan Gomez chats with Steve about the consumers who view their allegiance to certain types of pet food as almost a kind of religion.

  12. Show 491: Protecting Pets from Heartworm Disease

    The mosquitoes are out and driving us all crazy, but the worst part is what they might be doing to our dogs. Heartworm disease is spread through the bite of an infected mosquito...

  13. Show 491: "How to Foster Dogs: From Homeless to Homeward Bound"

    Pat Miller tells us all about her heartwarming book, How to Foster Dogs: From Homeless to Homeward Bound.

  14. Show 490: More with Julia Szabo on "Medicine Dog"

    We've got more of Steve's fascinating conversation with journalist Julia Szabo about her book Medicine Dog. She details how stem cell therapy greatly helped her dog and how she then turned to human...

  15. Show 490: It's Tick Season!

    It's tick season, so it's time to talk with Dr. Richard Goldstein about ways to protect ourselves and our pets.

  16. Show 489: "Medicine Dog"

    An amazing story, Julia Szabo joins Steve to chat about her book, Medicine Dog: The Miraculous Cure That Healed My Best Friend and Saved My Life. Julia is a veteran pet reporter and...

  17. Show 489: Research to Defeat Ringworm

    Ringoworm is not a sexy topic but it is an important topic. Dr. Karen Moriello talks about research into ways to defeat ringworm.

  18. Show 488: "The Dog Lover's Guide to Travel"

    It's that time of the year where we love to pack up the car and hit the road - so where are the best places to head with your pooch this summer?...

  19. Show 488: Tips for Emergency Preparedness

    Being prepared isn't just for boy scouts! Dr. Heather Loenser of the American Animal Hospital Association has tips to share on emergency preparedness.

  20. Show 487: The Science Behind Pet Food

    Should the food you serve to your pet be tailored depending on what type of breed you have? Royal Canin is at the forefront of the science behind pet food and it...

  21. Show 487: Is Your Cat Thinking 'Outside The Box?'

    When your cat is missing the box, what has gone wrong? It could be behavioral, it could be medical, it could be a physical issue. Feline Veterinarian Dr. Margie Scherk talks about the...

  22. Show 486: Choosing the Right Parasite Protection

    When choosing the parasite protection that will work best for your pet, of course, speak with your veterinarian. But parasitologist Dr. Michael Dryden says you should really be talking to your vet about...

  23. Show 486: "Our Faithful Companions"

    Dr. Aubrey Fine chats with Steve about the human-animal bond and his book, Our Faithful Companions.

  24. Show 485: Pet Food Safety

    Dr. Patrick Wall chats with Steve about pet food safety.

  25. Show 484: Traveling Safely with Your Pets

    It's summertime and the kids are out of school. Are you planning that big cross-country trip? Should Fido or Fluffy come along or stay at home? Dr. Gregg Takashima of the American Animal...

  26. Show 484: More on Training Service Dogs

    Part two of Steve's conversation with Jennifer Arnold of Canine Assistants. Jennifer shares her thoughts on the training of the dogs and changes she would like to see in the world of service...

  27. Show 483: How Do Dogs Learn?

    How do dogs learn? If we knew more about the ways they understand what we are trying to teach them, that might help us train them better, right? Dr. Katherine Haupt chats...

  28. Show 483: Training Service Dogs

    We'll chat more with Jennifer Arnold of Canine Assistants and chat about the style of training service dogs and find out why Jennifer thinks we need to change how we view...

  29. Show 482: Protecting Your Pets and Home from Parasites

    The fleas are all around us - and you need to protect your pets and home. Dr. Mike Murray chats with us about the best ways to protect your pets from the...

  30. Show 482: The WINN Feline Foundation Media Award

    Steve chats with the first veterinarian to ever receive the WINN Feline Foundation Media Award, Dr. Lori Huston.

  31. Show 481: Big Trends in Pet Health

    What are the big trends in pet health? We'll find out when Steve chats with Dr. Sandi Lefebvre about the Banfield State of Pet Health Report: 2014.

  32. Show 480: The Helen Woodward Animal Center

    Mike Arms and the Helen Woodward Animal Center in California have redefined what an animal shelter can and should be. Not only do they save animals, but they do a lot to...

  33. Show 480: Celebrating 150 Years of the American Veterinary Medical Association

    Dr. Bernadine Cruz celebrates pets and 150 years of the American Veterinary Medical Association with us.

  34. Show 479: Comedian Joan Rivers

    She's outlasted them all - whether it's her pets or her competitors, Joan Rivers just keeps going. The groundbreaking comedian talks about dealing with the loss of her beloved pets and her key...

  35. Show 479: Dealing with the Loss of a Pet

    Steve delves into the ways we deal with pet loss with Dr. Wendy Hauser of the American Animal Hospital Association.

  36. Show 478: The Signs of Canine Heart Disease

    Heart disease isn't only affecting humans, you'd be surprised at how often it occurs in our canine companions as well. Dr. Whit Church chats with us about the signs of canine heart disease...

  37. Show 478: What's In Our Pet's Food?

    Linda Case talks to us about the importance of knowing what's in our pet's food.

  38. Show 477: Finding the Right Veterinarian for You

    Once you welcome that furry family member into your life there is one very big choice to make: Who will be your veterinarian? Dr. Wendy Hauser of the American Animal Hospital Association gives...

  39. Show 477: Cats are Social Too!

    Dogs aren't the only social creatures in the house - your cat is too! Jacqueline Munera tells us how social are cats can be and what you can do to make sure...

  40. Show 476: Dr. Byron Blagburn on Protecting Pets from Mosquitoes

    Steve had one of the top parisitologists in the world is one the show!! Dr. Byron Blagburn chats about mosquitoes and why it's so important to protect our pets from them.

  41. Show 476: Kathy Ireland's new line of Pet Products

    Supermodel Kathy Ireland chats with Steve about her new line of pet products and why her good friend Elizabeth Taylor was such an inspiration.

  42. Show 475: Hall of Fame Baseball Manager Tony LaRussa

    The crack of the bat, the smell of popcorn, the bark of a dog? Steve chats with Hall of Fame Baseball Manager Tony LaRussa about Bark in the Park, which aims to...

  43. Show 475: Raising Kids and Dogs Together

    Dr. Valerie Tynes shares tips for raising kids and dogs together as she wrote about in the new book, Decoding Your Dog.

  44. Show 474: Adopt A Greyhound Month

    April is Adopt A Greyhound Month, so we'll celebrate with Melissa Cook of The Greyhound Project. She'll tell us about this special breed and how great they can be around the house.

  45. Show 474: Protection from Fleas, Ticks and Mosquitoes

    So many choices when it comes to protecting our pets from fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. Veterinary Parisitologist Dr. Michael Dryden tells us what we should be talking to our veterinarian about when it...

  46. Show 473: Preventing Heartworm Disease

    Spring is coming and so are the mosquitoes. If you haven't been protecting your dog or cat year-round (like you should be) then you better get on it now - before you...

  47. Show 473: "Dogs with Old Man Faces"

    Dogs have the most expressive faces, but Tom Cohen found some dogs with really expressive faces! Tom chats with Steve about his book, Dogs with Old Man Faces.

  48. Show 472: Shining a Light on Orphaned Pets

    Mike Arms runs one of the most respected shelters in the country - The Helen Woodward Animal Center in California. He chats with Steve about their innovative program, Remember Me Thursday.

  49. Show 472: The Best Ways to Train Your Dog

    Dr. Ellen Lindell, author of a chapter of the new behavior book, Decoding Your Dog, shares tips for the best ways to train your dog.

  50. Show 471: Protect your Pets from Parasites Year Round

    Spring is almost here, not matter what the weather looks like. If you haven't been protecting your pets from parasites year round (like you should be!) then you are about to get some...