Pet World

Enjoy these highlights from our past shows.

  1. Show 427: Mystery writer Clea Simon on Cats

    We're talking cats this week! Mystery writer Clea Simon chats about her latest, Parrots Prove Deadly (but yes it's also about cats).

  2. Show 427: "Your Ideal Cat"

    In our "Vets on Pets" segment, Dr. Ben Hart talks about his book, Your Ideal Cat. It's true, not all cats are the same, Dr. Hart will help us find the right...

  3. Show 426: Winner of the Superstar Smiles Contest!

    Steve chats with Amanda List about her dog Flash, the winner of the Superstar Smiles Contest!

  4. Show 426: Health Issues as Our Pets Age

    Just like us, our pets aren't getting any younger. And with our pet's golden years come some of the same problems we have. Arthritis, cognitive dysfunction, and many other age related health issues...

  5. Show 425: Helping Animals on Native American Reservations

    Recently the American Animal Hospital Association partnered with Rescue Operation for Animals of Reservations to help animals on Native American Reservations. Steve speaks with Helen Oliff about the help her organization brings to...

  6. Show 425: Have a Cat that Vomits Regularly?

    Our cats love to hide illness, but some illnesses they can't hide very well. Do you have a cat who vomits regularly? Don't accept that as just who they are, Dr. Gary...

  7. Show 424: More with Victoria Stilwell!

    Steve just can't get enough of Victoria Stilwell from Animal Planet's It's Me or The Dog. Victoria chats with Steve some more this week about why dominance doesn't work.

  8. Show 424: Dental Care for your Pets

    Dental Care is hugely important to your pets overall health. Dr. Jan Bellows chats with Steve about our pet's oral health.

  9. Show 423: Victoria Stilwell of Animal Planet's, "It's Me or the Dog!"

    We're thrilled to welcome Victoria Stilwell of Animal Planet's, It's Me or the Dog! Victoria will tell Steve how to think like your dog when she joins us to talk about her new...

  10. Show 423: The Dangers of Ticks

    If you're ready to get back outside with your pets you better be aware of ticks and all the dangers they can bring. Veterinary Parisitologist Dr. Michael Dryden has some tips for staying...

  11. Show 422: Andrea Arden's Dog Fun

    Andrea Arden's Dog Fun is a great new app that puts all of the vast expertise of world-renowned dog trainer Andrea Arden in the palm of your hand. Andrea joins us to...

  12. Show 422: Mosquitoes Bring Heartworm Disease

    The weather warm-up means mosquitoes are coming back and that brings heartworm disease. Dr. Mike Cavanaugh of the American Animal Hospital Association tells us how to best protect our furry family members.

  13. Show 421: Keeping Pets Safe from Toxins

    Spring is here whether Mother Nature knows it or not. Soon your animals will be spending a lot more time outdoors and they might be encountering some dangerous stuff. Dr. Tina Wissmer from...

  14. Show 420: Betty White is Back with Us!

    She might be the most loved person in America, she certainly is a national treasure and for many decades has been an irrepressible supporter of animals - Betty White is with us! Steve...

  15. Show 420: Finding the Right Products to Protect Pets from Parasites

    Steve talks to Dr. Ernie Ward about the importance of your vets advice when it comes to the right products to protect our pets from parasites - as well as how ease-of-use...

  16. Show 419: Regular Vet Visits can Improve your Pets Health

    We often think our pets are doing just fine, but without regular veterinary visits there is no way for us to know if our pet is hiding an illness or pain. Dr....

  17. Show 419: Human & Animal Interactions

    Dr. Rebecca Johnson talks to Steve about all the fabulous ways humans and animals are interacting and how our lives benefit.

  18. Show 418: Combining Human & Animal Health

    How can human health and animal health combine to make powerful breakthroughs to help all of us? Dr. Roger Mahr of the One Health Commission chats with Steve about getting two very different...

  19. Show 418: Cancer and Our Pets

    Steve chats with Vallie Szymanski about cancer and our pets.

  20. Show 417: How Effective are Flea & Tick Products?

    How effective are those flea and tick products? According to a recent study - extremely effective. Dr. Michael Dryden chats with Steve about how effective these products are when applied correctly and when...

  21. Show 417: Dog Show Judge Carmen Battaglia

    We've been talking plenty lately about dog shows, so this week Steve talks to dog show judge Carmen Battaglia about what exactly they are looking for as they study those prim and proper...

  22. Show 416: The Seeing Eye Dog

    The Seeing Eye Dog - it's a phrase we all know, but the phrase comes from the actual organization that has done so much for people without vision. David Johnson chats with Steve...

  23. Show 416: Cats Not Seeing the Veterinarian Enough

    Cats are not seeing the veterinarian nearly enough. Dr. Elizabeth Colleran has tips on keeping your cats happy and healthy.

  24. Show 415: Recognizing Pain in Your Pets

    Jacqueline Munera chats with Steve about our dogs and cats and their pain issues. Sometimes when a pet starts behaving in strange ways, it's because of pain. Jacqueline talks about signs to look...

  25. Show 415: Service Dogs for Veterans

    Our veterans are not getting the support they need after fighting in wars anymore. The Veterans Administration recently cut off funding for a program providing service dogs to vets with PTSD. Dr. Karen...

  26. Show 414: It's Dog Show Time!

    It's Dog Show Time! The biggest of them all of course is The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, and the voice of the show for the last quarter century, David Frei, makes...

  27. Show 414: The Importance of Getting your Cat to the Veterinarian

    We'll talk cats too, as Steve chats with Dr. Gary Norsworthy about the importance of getting your cat to the veterinarian on a regular basis. Most cats are staying away for far...

  28. Show 413: National Pet Dental Health Month!

    It's February and time to celebrate National Pet Dental Health Month! Woo Hoo! This week Steve speaks with Dr. Rod Van Horn about why it's so important to keep your pets pearly whites...

  29. Show 413: "Love Saves The Day"

    Best-selling author Gwen Cooper chats with Steve about her latest book, Love Saves The Day.

  30. Show 412: Tips on Keeping your Pets Healthy & Active this Winter

    Baby it's cold outside! With these nasty turns in the weather it's time to get some advice on keeping our pets happy, healthy and active despite mother nature's cruelty! Darlene Arden shares her...

  31. Show 411: "What's a Dog For?"

    What role do our canine companions play in our lives? John Homans set out to answer that in his book, What's a Dog For? John took time away form his job as...

  32. Show 411: Too Many Pets Euthanized

    With pets living longer than ever, too many are being euthanized because their owners just can't afford the medical care these aging pets need. Dr. Kerri Marshall talks about what solutions are available...

  33. Show 410: Comfort Dogs in Newtown, CT

    In the aftermath of the tragedy in Newtown, CT how do the children and parents left behind pick up the pieces? Steve spoke with the leader of a group who brought comfort...

  34. Show 410: Latest Research on Feline Leukemia

    Dr. Susan Little chats with Steve about cats and Feline Leukemia. We'll find out about the latest research and how much cat owners should worry about this disease affecting their kitties.

  35. Show 408: New Year's Resolutions for our Pets

    It's the end of the year, and we survived, so how do we make next year better? Dr. Ron DeHaven, CEO of the American Veterinary Medical Association, chats with Steve about new year's...

  36. Show 408: "The Divinity of Dogs"

    Steve finds out why dogs hold such a dear place in our hearts when he chats to Jennifer Skiff about her book, The Divinity of Dogs.

  37. Show 407: Pet Safety over the Holidays

    Holiday safety tips for you and your pets are delivered to us this week from another jolly old soul, Dr. Mark Russak of the American Animal Hospital Association shares his ideas for a...

  38. Show 407: Helping Our Aging Pets

    Dr. Kerri Marshall of Trupanion talks about our aging pets and how we can keep them enjoying their lives (and enriching ours) well into their golden years.

  39. Show 406: "Pit Bulls, America's Most Beautiful (and Misunderstood) Pet"

    Pit Bulls have a target on their backs. Are these dogs "dangerous" as so many people want you to believe? Ken Foster joins Steve in-studio to talk about his book, I'm a Good...

  40. Show 406: Preventing Canine Heart Disease

    We'll find out how prevalent canine heart disease is, and what you should be on the lookout for, when we chat with Dr. Andy Beardow in our Vets on Pets segment.

  41. Show 405: Puppies Giving You Headaches?

    Are your puppies giving you some headaches? Brenda Aloff helps you prevent problems before they happen when she shares tips from her book, Puppy Problem? No Problem! A Survival Guide for Finding &...

  42. Show 405: Differences in Veterinary Care between Australia and North America

    Steve chats with Aussie Vet Dr. Karen Koks about the differences in veterinary care between Australia and North America. It's more than just funny accents that separates us.

  43. Show 404: "Dog is My Copilot"

    A few months back we learned all about all the Hero Dogs across our great land, so this week we're going to talk about people that are heros for dogs. Patrick Regan...

  44. Show 404: Weird Pet Behavior?

    What is that weird behavior all about? Dr. Karen Sueda helps us figure out our pets.

  45. Show 403: Pets Keep Us Calm & Happy

    The love you share with your pets actually makes you feel better, it's true! Dr. Rebecca Johnson tells Steve how our pets keep us calm and happy.

  46. Show 403: Keeping Pets Safe through the Hazards of Winter

    The flakes aren't far away now - no, we're not talking about your relatives that are visiting for the holidays! Dr. Dale Paley of the American Animal Hospital Association shares some tips for...

  47. Show 402: Holiday Safety Advice

    Dr. Alexis Newman joins the show to share holiday safety advice, including whether it's okay for your pets to have a little turkey.

  48. Show 402: David Frei from The National Dog Show

    The holidays are in full swing now - so let's get ready to eat some Turkey next week as we chat with David Frei about The National Dog Show on NBC. David...

  49. Show 401: Year-Round Parasite Protection

    The weather is changing, but the ticks are still out there. No matter where you live, year-round parasite protection for your pets is the best way to keep your furry family members safe....

  50. Show 401: Pet Insurance Saves Lives

    How important is it for you to have health insurance for your family? Pet insurance is also there when you need it. We'll find out much more about how pet insurance is...