Pet World

Enjoy these highlights from our past shows.

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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.

  9. 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...

  10. Show 597: "CatWise"

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

  11. 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.

  12. 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....

  13. 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...

  14. Show 595: "Purrs of Wisdom"

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

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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....

  19. 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....

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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.

  24. Show 590: Proper Dog Training Techniques

    Dog training can be wonderful when done correctly. Dr. Theresa DePorter talks to Steve about the proper techniques and proper equipment to use when training your dog.

  25. Show 589: Tick-borne Disease is Spreading

    The Zika Virus is dominating the headlines but we must remember how much damage is being done by ticks. Tick-borne disease is spreading and the CDC recently revised their numbers upward by 30x...

  26. Show 589: Providing Better Lives for Pets

    Wayne Pacelle of The Humane Society of The United States chats with Steve about their work to provide better lives for pets.

  27. Show 588: The Important Role of the Veterinary Technician

    Your veterinary technician is an important part of every veterinary visit, but we don’t know enough about what they do and how they help. This week we chat with Kelsey Carpenter, a wonderful...

  28. Show 588: Helping Pets going through Cancer Treatment

    Dr. Kendra Pope does wonderful work helping pets who are going through cancer treatment. She’ll tell us what can be done to help our pets have a better quality of life while they...

  29. Show 587: Keeping our Pets & Kids Safe this Summer

    Summer is here and we want to keep our pets and our kids safe! Dr. Heather Loenser of the American Animal Hospital Association chats with Steve about making sure our kids know how...

  30. Show 587: "Behavior Adjustment Training 2.0."

    Grisha Stewart jumps on the phone to help us figure out the best, positive ways to train our dog as we chat about her book, Behavior Adjustment Training 2.0.

  31. Show 586: Trends & Changes in Veterinary Care

    Banfield, The Pet Hospital does a state of the industry report every year. Steve chats with Dr. Kirk Breuninger of Banfield about trends and changes taking place in veterinary care.

  32. Show 586: "Help Your Dog Fight Cancer"

    Laurie Kaplan chats with Steve about her book, Help Your Dog Fight Cancer.

  33. Show 585: Protecting Kids & Dogs from Lyme Disease

    Our StopLyme.com Initiative is in full force and we are doing everything we can to promote the best way there is to avoid Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.  Dr. Patricia DeLaMora, a pediatric...

  34. Show 584: Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs

    Congestive Heart Failure. These words are terrifying for humans, but you might not realize they are being uttered with our dogs as well. Fortunately veterinary medicine has done lots of work in this...

  35. Show 584: Anesthesia and Our Pets

    Your veterinary technician is such an important part of your veterinary visit. In an effort to understand the role of techs in our pets’ lives, we chat this week with veterinary technician Tasha...

  36. Show 583: "The Extraordinary Life of Buffy The Cat"

    The legendary Sandy Robbins is a long time friend of the show. She’ll join us to talk about her latest book, Making The Most of All Nine Lives: The Extraordinary Life of...

  37. Show 583: The StopLyme Initiative

    Dr. Natalie Marks joins Steve to talk about fighting off ticks in the big city, as we continue to promote the StopLyme initiative. Lyme disease has been reported in all 50 states and...

  38. Show 582: Time to Stop Lyme!

    It’s time to Stop Lyme! Steve speaks with Dr. Ron DeHaven, CEO of the American Veterinary Medical Association about the importance of being more aware of ticks and the diseases they can spread....

  39. Show 582: Patrick McDonnell of the PBS show Shelter Me

    Patrick McDonnell has been drawing the Mutts comic strip and books for years and now is doing something very important with his creation. He has made an episode of the PBS show Shelter...

  40. Show 581: Lyme Disease is Growing Rapidly in the Midwest

    The ticks are continuing to invade, and it’s not just in the Northeast part of the country anymore! There are tick borne diseases in Texas and California and the threat of Lyme disease...

  41. Show 581: Discussing a Pets Dietary Needs with your Vet

    Nutrition is so important for our pet’s overall health. Veterinary Technician Ed Carlson talks about the importance of having a discussion about your pets dietary needs during your veterinary visits.

  42. Show 580: Ways to Get More Exercise with Our Pets

    Spring brings good and bad and we’ll cover both this week. First Tricia Montgomery of the K-9 Fit Clubs chats with us about all of the great ways to start getting more...

  43. Show 580: Protecting Pets from Ticks

    In our Vets on Pets segment of the show we’ll talk about precautions we need to be taking in the spring, especially when it comes to all of the diseases being spread...

  44. Show 579: The Important Role of the Vet Tech

    Veterinary Technician Stephen Cital explains the role of the Vet Tech - maybe soon to be known as a veterinary nurse - during your visits to the veterinarian.

  45. Show 579: Pets and Vaccines

    Veterinary Medicine has been studying and reworking the right amount of vaccine for pets for many years. Boehringer Ingelheim has gone a step beyond to reduce the amount of actual vaccine being injected...

  46. Show 578: The Booming Tick Population

    Spring is here and all of the parasites (who never really went away) are about to be back in full force. This week, one of the top scientists in his field, Veterinary Parisitologist...

  47. Show 578: "The Horse Boy"

    Rupert Isaacson chats with Steve about his book, The Horse Boy, which details his journey of trying to find connections and a better life for his autistic son. The powerful connections his son...

  48. Show 577: Celebrating Puppies!

    We’re celebrating puppies with Dr. Nancy Soares of the American Animal Hospital Association. She’ll share tips on knowing when is the right time to add that furry little bundle of joy to your...

  49. Show 576: The Latest on the Dog Flu

    What’s the latest with the Dog Flu and what is being done to control it? Dr. Natalie Marks was at the center of the huge outbreak in Chicago last year, she’ll tell...

  50. Show 576: Knowing when Kitty Needs to See the Vet

    Our cats brighten our lives in so many ways, yet they often are incredibly good at hiding any pain or discomfort they might be having. Dr. Colleen Currigan of the American Association of...