Pet World

Enjoy these highlights from our past shows.

  1. 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...

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. Show 387: The Joy of Pet Adoption

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

  8. 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...

  9. 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.

  10. 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...

  11. 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.

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

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

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

  22. 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...

  23. 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.

  24. 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....

  25. 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.

  26. 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...

  27. 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,...

  28. 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.

  29. 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...

  30. 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.

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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.

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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.

  37. Show 372: Your Pets Separation Anxiety

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

  38. 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...

  39. 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.

  40. 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...

  41. Show 370: Seeing the Veterinarian for Regular Checkups

    For more reasons than ever you do want your pet to see their veterinarian for regular checkups. We'll find out why the trend of seeing your vet less often is harmful to...

  42. Show 369: Adopt A Greyhound Month

    April is Adopt A Greyhound Month, so Steve chats with Michael McCann of The Greyhound Project about what wonderful pets these graceful dogs can be.

  43. Show 369: Importance of Pet Insurance

    While Pet Insurance is very popular in Europe, few pet owners here carry coverage, even though it can save you thousands of dollars (even your pets life) when your best friend gets hurt...

  44. Show 368: "Love at First Bark"

    Bestselling author Julie Klam sits down with Steve to talk about that special relationship with your furry friend as they discuss her latest, Love at First Bark.

  45. Show 368: Heartworm Preventatives

    Heartworm season is here and it can be prevented. Dr. Ernie Ward chats with Steve about how safe and effective the heartworm preventatives prescribed by your veterinarian are and also about the difficulty...

  46. Show 367: Keeping Cats Healthy & Active

    How do we keep our cats enriched and happy? Veterinary technician Ginny Price has tips for keeping your kitty healthy and active.

  47. Show 367: How Safe Are Your Pets?

    Dr. Camille DeClementi with the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center chats with Steve about the dangers lurking in our homes, how we can protect our pets, and what to do if you think...

  48. Show 366: Do Presidential Politics and Pets go together?

    Newt Gingrich chats with Steve about petswithnewt.com and the plans he and his wife have made for furry friends if they ever got to reside at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

  49. Show 366: Protecting Pets from Parasites

    Spring is around the corner and that means the parasites will be ready to pounce on your pets. Dr. Catherine Lund from the Companion Animal Parasite Council talked with Steve about the importance...

  50. Show 365: Ceva the Leader Dog

    Working animals can be so important. Ceva Animal Health is sponsoring a Leader Dog - aptly named Ceva - and Steve chats with Dr. Theresa DePorter about his training and how he...