Pet World

Enjoy these highlights from our past shows.

  1. Show 615: "Following The Dog Into The World of Smell"

    Dr. Alexandra Horowitz chats with Steve about her great book, Being A Dog: Following The Dog Into The World of Smell. Dr. Horowitz gives us some amazing insight into the incredibly abilities of our...

  2. Show 615: Keeping our Pets Safe during the Holidays

    Dr. Nancy Soares of the American Animal Hospital Association will share some tips on making sure our pets are both safe and happy during the most wonderful time of year.

  3. Show 614: The Fix-By-Five Protocol

    There has been a big debate in the veterinary community over when you should have your cat spayed or neutered. Now there is a guideline for when you should have your cat...

  4. Show 614: "Secret Service Dogs"

    Who are the dogs who protect our nation’s leaders? Maria Goodavage has a wonderful new book about our front line canines. She’ll chat with Steve about, Secret Service Dogs.

  5. Show 613: The Dognition Assessment

    What are your dog’s true cognitive abilities? Dr. Brian Hare is the creator of the Dognition Assessment, which is a fun way for you to find out all about the amazing abilities of...

  6. Show 613: The Story of the Veterinarian who Shot a Cat with an Arrow

    The shocking story of the Texas veterinarian who shot a cat with an arrow continues. Dr. Bill Folger, who testified in the proceedings to determine if veterinarian Kristen Lindsay should lose her license...

  7. Show 612: Staying Ahead of our Pets Health

    As we close out senior pet month, we’ll look a little deeper into the ways our veterinarian can help stay ahead of our pets health when Steve chats with Dr. Roberta Relford...

  8. Show 612: Victoria Stilwell on "The Secret Language of Dogs"

    The amazingly talented Victoria Stilwell is with us this week! She shares all kinds of great information from her new book, The Secret Language of Dogs.

  9. Show 611: John O’Hurley of the National Dog Show

    We continue our preview of the National Dog Show presented by Purina with a conversation with John O’Hurley. While he may be most famous for his roles on Seinfeld and his many starring...

  10. Show 611: Preparing to Travel with our Pets

    It’s the time of year we start to prepare to travel with our pets. There are things we should be doing to make sure we do so safely and Dr. Courtney Campbell...

  11. Show 610: David Frei of the National Dog Show

    It’s almost our favorite time of the year! This week Steve chats with David Frei to get our annual preview of the National Dog Show Presented by Purina. The show airs nationally on...

  12. Show 610: New Diabetes Test called a Fructosamine Test

    November is Diabetes Month and there is a new test from Idexx called a fructosamine test, which is a much more reliable indicator of diabetes than glucose. Dr. Roberta Relford will explain the...

  13. Show 609: "Modern Dog Parenting"

    Steve has tips for all the new puppy parents out there when he chats with Sarah Hodgson about her book, Modern Dog Parenting: Raising Your Dog or Puppy to Be a Loving...

  14. Show 609: Importance of the Human-Animal Bond

    In our “Vets on Pets” segment, Steve gets a chance to chat with Dr. Tim Lee of The American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians about the importance of the human-animal bond.

  15. Show 608: "Cannabis and CBD Science for Dogs"

    The use of cannabis to help people handle their ailments has made a lot of news and changes in the law in the last few years, but can it help out dogs?...

  16. Show 607: The “Just Right” Brand of Dog Foods

    Pet food is constantly evolving and our desire to have the absolute best nutrition for our pets keeps growing. Dr. Kurt Venator of Purina joins Steve to chat about their “Just Right” brand...

  17. Show 607: Veterinary Technicians role in the Fear Free Movement

    Julie Legred is the Executive Director of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America. She joined the show to chat with Steve about Vet Techs and their ever expanding role in the...

  18. Show 606: The Hottest Costumes this Halloween!

    BLEH-BLEH-BLEH!! Halloween is almost here! If you want to dress up your dog or cat in a very scary or even cute way this season, you need to shop for those costumes...

  19. Show 606: Avoiding Dog Bites

    Kids get bitten by dogs, it is an unfortunate reality, but it does't have to happen. Dr. Amy Pike has advice for helping us avoid situations where dog bites occur.

  20. Show 605: Dogs Can Get Diabetes Too

    We talk extensively about the issue of feline diabetes because it has become such a widespread problem for our pets. But dogs can get diabetes too. This week, Dr. Nyssa Reine tells us...

  21. Show 605: "CSI: Cat Scene Investigator"

    Steve chats with author Dusty Rainbolt about her latest book, CSI: Cat Scene Investigator

  22. Show 604: Kim Knap, Hero Veterinary Technician

    We’re honoring a Hero this week! Kim Knap is being honored at this year’s Hero Dog Awards as a Hero Veterinary Technician. She’ll talk about what a Vet Tech does and you’ll learn...

  23. Show 604: Feline Diabetes in our Cats

    Feline diabetes is becoming increasingly prevalent in our cats. Why is this happening and what can we do about it? Veterinarian Dr. Nyssa Reine-Salz will tell us what we need to know.

  24. Show 603: More with Jennifer Arnold on "Love Is All You Need"

    We continue our conversation with Jennifer Arnold about her book, Love Is All You Need. Jennifer is a passionate advocate for dogs and this week her and Steve disagree a little over our...

  25. Show 603: Fall is a Big Time for Lyme Disease

    Our favorite veterinarian Dr. Natalie Marks drops by the studio to talk about Lyme Disease. Fall is a big time for Lyme and our dogs, and Dr. Marks will share some tips...

  26. Show 602: Jennifer Arnold on "Love Is All You Need"

    Jennifer Arnold is one of our very favorite guests. Her passion for helping our canine companions is unparalleled. Her latest book, Love Is All You Need, tackles Jennifer’s thoughts on how we train...

  27. Show 602: Dr. Lisa Radosta on The Fear Free Movement

    The Fear Free movement is all the rage in veterinary medicine. Dr. Lisa Radosta talks about why behavior is so important and how Fear Free can help our pets have happier vet...

  28. Show 601: Can We Train Our Cats?

    Can we train our cats? Do we need to? What would be the best way to go about training a cat? We’ll answer all of these questions when Cat Behavior Expert Beth...

  29. Show 601: The American College for Animal Welfare

    There’s a new college in town that you need to know about. The American College for Animal Welfare aims to advance animal welfare through education, certification, and scientific investigation. Dr. Barbara Sherman will...

  30. Show 600: Taking Care of Feline Diabetes

    Feline diabetes is becoming a big issue for cat owners. Not only are our cats living longer, but we’ve let so many of them get overweight. Dr. Elizabeth Colleran tells us all about...

  31. Show 600: More with Dr. Jaak Panksepp on Animals and Emotions

    Steve welcomes back Dr. Jaak Panksepp for more enlightening conversation about his study of animal emotions. This week we talk about the work he has done with rats and figuring out what makes...

  32. Show 599: Dr. Jaak Panksepp on Animals and Emotions

    Dr. Jaak Panksepp is legendary for his research on animals and their emotions. There is an amazing amount of knowledge to be gained by studying animals and Dr. Panksepp will share some of...

  33. Show 599: Double Defense Against Heartworm

    All the rage in heartworm protection right now is something called Double Defense. The idea is to use heart worm medication and a flea and tick product that repels mosquitoes.  This is very...

  34. Show 598: Dr. Ron DeHaven of the AVMA

    We’re just back from the Conference of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Their longtime leader, Dr. Ron DeHaven is stepping down as leader. We talk to him about his time at the helm...

  35. Show 598: 'Clot-It' creator Susie Wuollet

    Susie Wuollet is the creator of Clot-It which is becoming a revolutionary tool in veterinary offices and at home when it comes to stopping bleeding from minor injuries for our pets.

  36. Show 597: Leptospirosis!

    Leptospirosis! How scary is that? Not only is does it sound worse than Zika, it’s a bacterial disease that can kill your dog if left untreated and is even commonly spread by rodents...

  37. Show 597: "CatWise"

    The Queen of Cats, Pam Johnson Bennett will teach us more about our felines when we discuss her book, CatWise.

  38. Show 596: The Role of the Veterinary Technician

    How can the Veterinary Technician make your vet visit smooth and happy? Rebecca Rose chats with us about the role of the veterinary technician during your pets’ checkups.

  39. Show 596: Preparing for a Pet Adoption

    Summer is a great time for adopting a pet. The kids are home more, the weather is nicer for potty training, but what do you need to know before you adopt? Dr....

  40. Show 595: We’re Talking Ticks!

    We’re talking ticks! Dr. Brian Holub knows all about the dangers of not protecting our pets. He’ll talk to Steve about Lyme and all of the other diseases that ticks are spreading to...

  41. Show 595: "Purrs of Wisdom"

    Ingrid King has a wonderful insight into the world of cats when we discuss her book, Purrs of Wisdom.

  42. Show 594: Protecting Our Cats!

    We’ve spent so much time concentrating on protecting our dogs this year, we’ve not done enough to protect our cats! World renowned parasitologist Dr. Michael Dryden talks to Steve about the importance of...

  43. Show 594: The Austin Dog Alliance

    While attending the American Animal Hospital Association national conference in Austin, Texas earlier this year, we met up with Neitha Engert of the Austin Dog Alliance. She chats with Steve about the great...

  44. Show 593: Getting the Most Out of Cats Golden Years

    Dr. Mary Gardner has been widely recognized for her wonderful work with end of life care through her Lap of Love foundation. Now she chats with us about the years leading up to...

  45. Show 593: Common Household Dangers for Pets

    Dr. Heather Loenser form the American Animal Hospital Association chats with Steve about common household dangers. We might be surprised at what everyday products around our house can be dangerous for our pets....

  46. Show 592: More Tips from our StopLyme Campaign

    Dr. Natalie Marks chats with Steve about the ongoing tick epidemic. Tick disease is spreading at alarming rates and there are steps we can take to protect both our family and our pets....

  47. Show 592: Considering an Alternative Pet?

    We always talk about cats and dogs but what about alternative pets? Veterinary Technician Stephen Cital chats about the wide array of lizards and other animals that could become great members of your...

  48. Show 591: When to have Kitty Spayed & Neutered

    One of the biggest questions that owners of kittens face is when they should have their kitty spayed and neutered. Dr. Lauren Demos of the American Association of Feline Practitioners chats with Steve...

  49. Show 591: Celebrate Your Pet After Their Life Has Ended

    End of Life is such difficult time for any pet owner. Finding a way to remember your pet and be happy when your link about them is also difficult. Lisa Brambilla may...

  50. Show 590: More on Providing Better Lives for Pets

    Steve continues his conversation with Wayne Pacelle of the Humane Society of the United States on how we can do better for all of our nations pets.