Pet World

Enjoy these highlights from our past shows.

  1. Show 397: Helping Pets Age Gracefully

    Our pets are aging, but we can help them age gracefully. Dr. Deb Horwitz joins Steve to talk about taking care of our pets into their golden years.

  2. Show 396: The Hero Dog Awards

    We'll kick off a month-long celebration of The Hero Dog Awards with an interview with Robin Ganzert of The American Humane Association. And all month long you'll meet some amazing dogs and hear...

  3. Show 396: Spayed and Neutered Cats have Special Needs

    Cat owners take note - we've got some nutrition information you should really know about. Spayed and neutered cats have special needs and Dr. Brent Mayabb of Royal Canin tells us what those...

  4. Show 395: "Soldier Dogs"

    As we prepare to celebrate the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards we start by talking about some dogs that are always heros, our military dogs. Respected journalist Maria Goodavage joins the show...

  5. Show 395: Tips for Deciding On a Veterinarian

    Dr. Mike Cavanaugh of the American Animal Hospital Association gives us tips on what to look for when you are deciding on a veterinarian.

  6. Show 394: Finding the Best Veterinarian for Your Cat

    Dr. Ilona Rodan has tips for finding the best veterinarian for your finicky feline.

  7. Show 394: Pet Owners as Tenants

    In this economy more and more people have had to rent instead of own. Steve is hearing from lots of people who are being turned away from housing because of their dogs....

  8. Show 393: Keeping Pets Healthy

    Getting your pets to the veterinarian regularly is one of the best ways to keep them healthy. Regular check-ups mean your vet has a chance to catch problems in their early stages and...

  9. Show 393: Your Dog getting Rebellious?

    Does a dog really get rebellious as a teenager? Steve speaks with Sue Brown about her book, Juvenile Delinquent Dogs.

  10. Show 392: Stay Away from Chicken Jerky Treats for Dogs made in China

    Steve has been warning you for months to stay away from Chicken Jerky Treats for dogs that are made in China. There is a lot of concern over dogs getting sick and...

  11. Show 392: Pet Population Decreasing

    New data is out showing that our pet population has decreased for the first time in memory. Dr. Karen Felsted chats with Steve about this trend and about how to keep our furry...

  12. Show 391: Year-Round Protection from Heartworm

    Fall is here, but that doesn't mean the threat of heartworm disease is subsiding for your dogs and cats. Dr. Christina Watts chats with Steve about the importance of year-round protection.

  13. Show 389: Ferret as Pets

    Ferrets can be a fun pet, but these interesting little creatures are very misunderstood, even outlawed in California! This week Steve chats with Amy Jo Casnor, the Ferret Lady.

  14. Show 389: Choosing the right Flea & Tick Products

    Flea and Tick products can be very confusing, especially if you've been buying them without the guidance of your veterinarian. Steve speaks with Dr. Paula Harvatine about what to look for to find...

  15. Show 388: All about "Barkonomics"

    In this economy, you want to save money any way you can. Is it possible to cut costs and still get good healthcare for your pets? Steve chats with Paris Permenter...

  16. Show 388: Advances in Treating Pain

    Pets feel pain just like we do and they need treatment too. Dr. Robin Downing talks to Steve about advances in treating pain and how our perceptions have changed over the...

  17. Show 387: The Joy of Pet Adoption

    Petfinder.com co-founder Betsy Saul chats with Steve about the joy of adoption.

  18. Show 387: Protecting Pets from Pesky Parasites

    Flea and tick season is in full swing - how do you make sure your pets are protected? The best answer of course is by paying a visit to your veterinarian to...

  19. Show 386: Where does your Cat come from?

    Where does your cat come from? A new genetic test can tell you where your cat's ancestors lived! Leslie Lyons tells Steve all about this exciting new technology.

  20. Show 386: New Medication for Kennel Cough

    Your social dog could be at risk for kennel cough. Dr. Arne Zislin tells Steve about new medication your veterinarian can give that will give you ease of mind for your best friend's...

  21. Show 385: Our Pets' Perceptions of Us

    We all have our opinions about our pets - but what do they think of us? Steve speaks with Veterinary Technician Ginny Price about our pets' perceptions.

  22. Show 384: Understanding our Cats Better

    Why do we find our cats to be so complex and hard to understand? Dr. Elizabeth Hodgkins will help us see the cat's perspective and maybe understand our furry little felines a little...

  23. Show 384: Choosing a Dog Trainer

    How do you start off on the right paw with that new puppy? Katenna Jones of the American Humane Association chats with Steve about the right way to go about choosing a...

  24. Show 383: Josh Duhamel on Pet Adoption

    Cats won't be the only ones acting frisky this weekend when Josh Duhamel joins the show. One of the stars of the Transformers movies, Josh is helping PetSmart Charities spread the word about...

  25. Show 383: Treating Pets like Kids?

    Speaking of kids and pets, Dr. Deb Horwitz talks to Steve about whether we treat our pets too much like they are actual kids.

  26. Show 382: Amazing Parrots

    Irene Pepperberg has spent her career studying the enormous abilities of parrots. She chats with Steve about her research and shares amazing tales of these talented birds.

  27. Show 382: Keeping Pets Safe and Healthy this Summer

    America's Veterinarian, Dr. Marty Becker, joins Steve to chat about keeping our pets safe and healthy this summer.

  28. Show 381: Are You Prepared for an Emergency?

    Floods, earthquakes, fires: are you prepared if there is an emergency? Tracy Reis of the American Humane Association shares tips of being prepared for an emergency.

  29. Show 381: "Perfect Puppy in Seven Days"

    It's so important to take time to play with your puppy. Not only is it good for their development, it also helps build the human animal bond, and will make training so...

  30. Show 380: Pet Insurance Save Lives

    Pet insurance really can save lives. Steve has been preaching that for some time now, so he spoke with veterinarian Dr. Brad Christenson who shared some stories from his own practice of when...

  31. Show 380: "The Complete Cat's Meow"

    Steve chats with prolific cat book writer Darlene Arden about her latest: The Complete Cat's Meow.

  32. Show 379: Traveling with Your Pets this Summer?

    Traveling with your pets this summer? How well will your pets take to a long car ride? Steve chats with veterinary technician Alicia Schaefer, about signs that show that your pet is an...

  33. Show 379: The Dangers of Heartworm

    Heartworm is dangerous for your pets, so Dr. Michael Dryden will remind us why we need to take precautions and protect our pets from this disease.

  34. Show 378: Summer is here!

    Summer is here! That means great weather and fun outside with our dogs. It's also a dangerous time of year as dogs in parked cars and going for long runs can overheat....

  35. Show 378: Checking Your Pets Food Labels

    Nutrition is so important to your pet, so Steve chats with Linda Case about what to look for on the labels of your pets' food.

  36. Show 377: HomeAgain Pet Recovery's Milestone

    Steve has long been an advocate of microchipping, so this week celebrate HomeAgain Pet Recovery's announcement that they have now reunited 1 million pets with their families! An amazing milestone. Steve chats with...

  37. Show 377: Regular Veterinary Check-ups

    What is the importance of regular veterinary check-ups? Dr. Mark Russak, President of the American Animal Hospital Association chats with Steve about how seeing your veterinarian regularly is good for your pets health,...

  38. Show 376: Bret Michaels of Poison on "Pets Rock"

    The musical apprentice who wowed Donald Trump continues to rock the business world. Bret Michaels of Poison, chats with Steve about his love of pets and his "Pets Rock" line of products.

  39. Show 376: Your Pet Alone Too Much?

    We tackle an interesting question: Do we leave our pets alone too much? With everyone in the household working (and longer hours all the time) - do our furry best friends get enough...

  40. Show 375: "From Wags to Riches"

    Bob Vetere, head of the American Pet Products Association, chats with Steve about his book, From Wags to Riches: How Dogs Teach Us to Succeed in Business and Life.

  41. Show 375: Pet Insurance can save lives!

    We've been saying it for years and it's true: Pet Insurance can save lives! Dr. Michele Caruso chats with Steve about clients she has who have been able to avoid heart-wrenching medical decisions...

  42. Show 374: Film Maker Lawrence Kasdan

    From The Big Chill to The Bodyguard, Lawrence Kasdan has written, produced, or directed some of the most-loved movies of the last half-century. Now he chats about his most personal movie, My Darling Companion. The...

  43. Show 374: Conditioning your Cat to Car Carrier

    Steve chats with Dr. Kersti Seksel about getting your cat conditioned to his car carrier so trips to the vet can be painless for you and your feline.

  44. Show 373: The Pets of the Titanic!

    With the 100th anniversary of the sinking behind us and all the TV specials how could we let this moment pass by without our own Steve Dale's Pet World spin? So, this...

  45. Show 373: Avoiding Heartworm Disease

    Mosquitoes are back and they bring deadly heartworm disease to our pets if we don't protect them. Dr. Shelly Rubin talks about how easy it is to keep your pets safe from...

  46. Show 372: Thunderstorm Anxiety

    Veterinary Technician Amanda Eick-Miller chats with Steve about Thunderstorm anxiety and how you can ease your pets nerves during the big booms of spring.

  47. Show 372: Your Pets Separation Anxiety

    Veterinarian Jacqui Neilson shared tips for helping your pet cope with separation anxiety.

  48. Show 371: Deciding Custody of a Pet

    So who gets custody of the pets when a couple breaks up? This is a real battle being fought in courtrooms all over the country. Steve chats with Attorney Barbara Gislason about how...

  49. Show 371: Finding the Right Flea Product

    Flea season is upon us, so Dr. Dwight Bowman has tips for finding the right product to protect your pets.

  50. Show 370: Socializing Your Puppy

    What you do in the first few weeks with your new puppy will say a lot about how your relationship goes over the next 10-15 years. We're talking about the importance of socializing...