Pet World

Enjoy these highlights from our past shows.

  1. Show 677: New AAHA Guidelines for Diabetes Management

    The American Animal Hospital Association is the go to source for all guidelines for care for our dogs and cats. Dr. Heather Loenser of AAHA joins Steve to talk about their new guidelines...

  2. Show 677: Cats are More Social than We Think

    Dr. Kersti Seksel is the legendary creator of Kitten Kindergarten classes. She chats with Steve about our cats being much more social than we think.

  3. Show 676: 50 Amazing Years for the Winn Feline Foundation

    It’s been 50 amazing years for the Winn Feline Foundation.  Pretty much every pet cat in America has benefited in some way from the research that Winn has funded and supported over the...

  4. Show 676: "Dogs and Cats: Saving Our Precious Pets"

    Friend of the show Beth Adelman is back with her latest book, Dogs and Cats: Saving Our Precious Pets.  Steve and his longtime colleague chat about the love we have for our furry...

  5. Show 675: Our Pets Mental State of Mind

    How important is the physical and mental well-being of our pets and how much should we pay attention to those areas of our pets’ lives?  Veterinary Behaviorist Dr. Valerie Tynes chats with Steve...

  6. Show 674: Applying Fear Free Principles to Pets Oral Health

    The veterinary world is all about Fear Free, taking fear and anxiety out of our pets interactions with veterinarians.  Dr. Jan Bellows chats with Steve about how Fear Free principles can be applied...

  7. Show 674: "My Big Fat Pet Makeover"

    Reality shows have been featuring our pets for a long time, but now the health craze hits our pets too, and it’s desperately needed.  We live in a nation of fat cats...

  8. Show 673: "The Animals Among Us: How Pets Make us Human"

    John Bradshaw, helped us figure out our four-legged family members with his books Dog Sense and Cat Sense. Now he tells us how our pets shape who we are with his latest...

  9. Show 673: "Treatment and Care of the Geriatric Veterinary Patient"

    Dr. Mary Gardner is our aging pet’s best friend. Her Lap of Love has helped many pets and pet parents face the end of life with dignity and compassion. She joins us...

  10. Show 672: The Center for Canine Behavior Studies

    Veterinary Behaviorist Dr. Nicholas Dodman is a legend in the field of animal health. He joins the show this week to chat with Steve about all of the great work being done...

  11. Show 672: Carrying On the Legacy of the Great Dian Fossey

    Dr. Tara Stoinksi is The President, CEO, & Chief Scientist for the Fossey Fund, which is leading the way to carry on and expand the legacy of the great Dian Fossey. She’ll update...

  12. Show 671: Can Medicinal Marijuana Help Our Pets?

    More states continue to pass medicinal and recreational marijuana usage laws. So the question in veterinary medicine is can cannabis help our pets deal with pain and should we be prescribing for them?...

  13. Show 671: The Winn Feline Foundation Making Strides to Find a Cure for FIP

    The Winn Feline Foundation continues to make strides to find a cure for FIP for our cats. This week we speak with Deb Roberts, whose cat Luna is going through treatments that appear...

  14. Show 670: Fascinating Research on the Human-Animal Bond

    We’ll kick off the new year by celebrating the human-animal bond and learning all about some fascinating research that will prove once and for all what an incredible benefit pets bring to the...

  15. Show 670: Positive Reinforcement Training

    2018 should be all about positive reinforcement when it comes to our pets. Dr. Cynthia Otto chats with us about the ways this type of training can improve your relationship with your furry...

  16. Show 669: Resolutions for a Healthy & Happy 2018 with our Pets

    Dr. Michael Topper, President of the American Veterinary Medical Association, shares his resolutions for having a healthy and happy 2018 with all of our pets.

  17. Show 668: Introducing a New Cat into Your Home

    The holiday season is a wonderful time to add new pets into your home. And if you are bringing a new cat into your home, you can count on your other cats...

  18. Show 668: Cutting Edge Research into the Health of Cats

    The Winn Feline Foundation has teamed up with PetSmart Charities to support cutting edge research into the health of our cats. David Haworth of PetSmart Charities and Dr. Vicki Thayer of Winn will...

  19. Show 667: Keeping Pets Safe over the Holidays

    The holidays are here, so we’ll get some great tips on keeping our pets safe and happy through all of the joyous festivities from Dr. Natalie Marks.

  20. Show 667: More with the Queen of Poop!

    One week was not enough to learn all of the important things we can learn from our pets’ poop! So Dr. Gail Czarnecki-Maulden will join us again this week to give us the...

  21. Show 665-2: The Queen of Poop!

    We speak with Gail Czarnecki-Maulden. They call her the queen of poop! Yes, she will tell us all about the importance of what is coming out of the other end of our best...

  22. Show 665-2: Pets with Itching & Scratching Issues

    We chat with Dr. Eva Schmidt about pets that have itching and scratching issues. Let’s face it, when our pets are irritated and uncomfortable, we tend to be too. Dr. Schmidt will have...

  23. Show 665: Medical Cannabis for Pets

    Medical Cannabis and recreational cannabis are becoming very easy to come by as more and more states relax their laws on it’s usage. How does this affect our pets and is their...

  24. Show 665: A Book Featuring YOUR Pets!

    Here’s a great gift idea - a book featuring your pets. Kay Birkner of Sourcebooks joins the show to talk about the books they have available that feature the photos of actual pets...

  25. Show 664: "Beware of The Dog"

    Renowned dog trainer Pat Miller joins the show to share tips with us for creating great relationships with our furry best friends as we chat about her book, Beware of The...

  26. Show 664: The Pet Obesity Epidemic

    Dr. Kurt Brueninger of Banfield will tell us all about the pet obesity epidemic we have and what that is doing to the overall health of our pets as he reviews Banfield’s...

  27. Show 663: Keeping Pets Safe this Thanksgiving

    Dr. Heather Loenser of the American Animal Hospital Association drops by to talk about keeping our pets safe during our Thanksgiving celebration. The last thing you want to do on Turkey day is...

  28. Show 662: Feliscratch - Train Your Cat Where to Scratch

    If your cat is scratching, there is an amazing new product that can help. Feliscratch (by the makers of Feliway) is a product that will train your cat that likes to scratch,...

  29. Show 662: Actor John O’Hurley on The National Dog Show

    We’re gearing up for this year’s National Dog Show presented by Purina on NBC. Legendary actor John O’Hurley is the co-host of the show, and he’ll drop by to chat with us about...

  30. Show 663: Olympic Superstar Johnny Weir on The National Dog Show

    Steve chats with former Olympic superstar Johnny Weir about his role broadcasting for the National Dog Show presented by Purina. Johnny tells Steve how the competitiveness of canine competition compares to going for...

  31. Show 661: David Frei of The National Dog Show

    It’s Steve’s favorite time of the year - we’re getting ready for the National Dog Show presented by Purina - on Thanksgiving Day on NBC. David Frei, longtime announcer, will tell us what...

  32. Show 661: Dogs Helping Humans Detect Cancer

    Dogs are doing incredible things when it comes to helping humans detect cancer. Dr. Sue Ettinger has done some amazing research in this field and will tell us all about the breakthroughs.

  33. Show 660: Keeping Pets Safe this Halloween!

    Bleh-Bleh-Bleh!!!!  It’s Steve’s favorite time of the year, HALLOWEEN!  How do we make sure we keep our pets safe with all of the scary people ringing the doorbell, and the decorations, and the...

  34. Show 660: "Aeris"

    FIP has been a death sentence for cats for many years.  Through the dedication of the WINN Feline Foundation, research into FIP is creating breakthroughs that are helping all of our cats.  ...

  35. Show 659: New Guidelines for Canine Vaccinations

    There is important news to share about new guidelines for canine vaccinations. What should your dog be getting and what vaccinations are important depending on where you live and your dog’s lifestyle? Dr....

  36. Show 659: Puerto Rico Hurricane Impact on Pets

    The aftermath of Puerto Rico has been devastating for all of the islands inhabitants and that means pets too. Dog Trainer Terrie Hayward lives in Puerto Rico and she will give us...

  37. Show 658: National Veterinary Technicians Week!

    We’re getting ready to celebrate as next week is National Veterinary Technicians Week!  We start off the festivities with a visit with the Executive Director of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in...

  38. Show 658: Cures 4 Cats Day

    Coming up on October 21st, we’re celebrating Cures 4 Cats Day with the WINN Feline Foundation.  It’s a way to acknowledge all of the incredible work that has been done in cat health...

  39. Show 657: Dietary Needs of Senior Canines

    With our dogs living longer lives than ever before, it’s so important that we take notice of what happens to them as they age and what we can do to make their...

  40. Show 657: "Positive Solutions for Aggressive Behavior in Dogs"

    One of the easiest ways for the human-animal bond to break down is through aggressive behavior from your dog.  Pat Miller joins the show to help you learn how to keep things more...

  41. Show 656: Cat Friendly Practices

    One of the best things you can do for the overall health of your cat is to make sure she sees the veterinarian regularly. That task becomes a million times easier when your...

  42. Show 656: The Ron and Vicki Santo Diabetic Alert Dog Foundation

    Vicki Santo is the widow of baseball hall-of-famer Ron Santo. Ron had Type 1 Diabetes and battled his whole adult life to make things better for others with the disease. She carries on...

  43. Show 655: World Rabies Day is September 28th

    World Rabies Day is September 28th. Dr. Richard Ford chats about the success we have had in controlling rabies here in North America through an aggressive campaign to make sure that dogs are...

  44. Show 655: The Summer Smiles Contest

    Lisa Lunghofer of The Grey Muzzle campaign talks with us about their Summer Smiles contest and the importance of oral health for our older canines.

  45. Show 654: The Back-To-School Transition for Pets

    The kids are back in school and while that makes most parents ecstatic, it can make your pets left behind rather depressed. Ragen McGowan, a senior scientist at Purina, shares some tips on...

  46. Show 654: Keeping our Pets Oral Health on Track

    OraVet is an important product when it comes to keeping our pets oral health on track. Steve chats with Jessica Bayer of Boehringer Ingelheim about OraVet and their support of the Grey Muzzle...

  47. Show 653: Keeping Older Pets Healthy & Happy

    Our dogs are living longer than ever before but unfortunately they are facing some of the same problems we face as we age. Dr. Valerie Tynes chats with Steve about ways we can...

  48. Show 653: “What It’s Like to Be A Dog”

    Gregory Berns has a wonderful new book out that tells us all about, What It’s Like to Be A Dog.  It’s more than just food and naps, but we’ll find out if...

  49. Show 652: Protect Your Dog from Ticks this Fall

    Fall is the most dangerous time of year for our dogs to come in contact with ticks and contract one of the many tick diseases ticks are spreading, including Lyme Disease. Dr. Richard...

  50. Show 652: The World Veterinary Association

    Dr. Renee Carlson is the head of the World Veterinary Association. She tells Steve they are about more than just cats and dogs, they work with veterinarians around the world to keep all...