Video Archives

  1. Steve Dale: Pet Dental Health Month

    February 17th, 2014

    February is national Pet Dental Health Month, so who better to tell us what we need to know than American Animal Hospital Association President, Dr. Kate Knutson. She gives us all the info we need to know on why pet dental health is so important and why not all dental check-ups are the same.

  2. Steve Dale: Detecting Cat Pain

    February 5th, 2014

    Cats are adept at hiding any signs of illness. Steve is joined by Dr. Margie Scherk, a feline veterinarian, to provide advice on what you should look for to determine if your cat is ill or hiding any types of pain.

  3. Steve Dale: "Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors ..."

    January 16th, 2014

    Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones ~ More than ninety percent of dog owners consider their pets to be members of their family. But often, despite our best intentions, we are letting our dogs down by not giving them the guidance and direction they need. Unwanted behavior is the number-one reason dogs are relinquished to shelters and rescue groups. With Decoding Your Dog the diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Behavior deliver a must-have dog behavior guide that ultimately challenge the way we think about our dogs.

  4. Steve Dale: Dr. Debra Horwitz on "Decoding Your Dog"

    November 18th, 2013

    The key to training dogs effectively is first to understand why our dogs do what they do. And no one can address this more authoritatively than the diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Behavior, whose work, the culmination of years of rigorous training, takes them deep into the minds of dogs in an effort to decode how they think, how they communicate, and how they learn. In Decoding Your Dog, these experts analyze problem behaviors, decipher the latest studies, and correct common misconceptions and outmoded theories.

  5. Steve Dale: Author Gwen Cooper on "Love Saves The Day"

    November 14th, 2013

    Gwen Cooper hit the big time with her tale of a blind cat in, Homer's Odyssey. Now she's back with more feline travails in, Love Saves The Day.

  6. Steve Dale: "A Sound Beginning: Setting the Right Tone for Your Newly Adopted Dog"

    October 7th, 2013

    Steve sits down with author Julie Dorsey-Oskerka to discuss A Sound Beginning. This book is packed with positive training tips and sound practical advice guaranteed to help new pet parents navigate that all important transition period right before and just after an adoption. It includes an easy to follow, step-by-step 14 day program, and 2 CDs of calming piano music to help create a safe and positive environment and set you and your newly adopted dog up for success!

  7. Steve Dale: Jackson Galaxy from Animal Planet on "Cat Daddy"

    October 1st, 2013

    Jackson Galaxy has been called everything from a cat trainer to a cat shrink. Drawing on his years of experience in animal shelters and as a consultant working one-on-one with thousands of cats in their homes, his unique "Cat Mojo" approach offers people a deeper understanding of why their cats act out in the ways they do.

  8. Steve Dale: Dr. Vint Virga on "The Soul of All Living Creatures"

    September 25th, 2013

    Steve sits down with Dr. Vint Virga to discuss his latest book, The Soul of All Living Creatures: What Animals Can Teach Us About Being Human.

  9. Steve Dale: Protecting Our Pets from Ticks

    September 4th, 2013

    Lyme disease has been reported at record levels in the last two years. And it's not just a concern in the same old wooded areas that we talked about in the past according to Dr. Richard Goldstein.

  10. Steve Dale: Service Dogs for Veterans

    August 16th, 2013

    Our veterans are not getting the support they need after fighting in wars anymore. The Veterans Administration recently cut off funding for a program providing service dogs to vets with PTSD. Dr. Karen Overall talks with Steve about how important these dogs can be to our returning heroes.

  11. Steve Dale: Treating Kennel Cough

    June 25th, 2013

    Kennel Cough is a highly contagious upper respiratory problem among dogs. It is also medically referred to as Tracheobronchitis and Bordetella. Steve, along with help from Dr. Natalie Marks from the Blum Animal Hospital in Chicago, gives us advice on how to spot and treat a pet experiencing this type of disease.

  12. Steve Dale: Is Your Cat Missing the Litter Box?

    June 24th, 2013

    Is Your Cat Missing the Litter Box? If so, there are many things to consider. First and foremost, see your veterinarian. The problem can be anything from feline idiopathic cystitis to diabetes, kidney insufficiency, or hyperthyroid disease, some of the most likely possibilities. We receive advice from a certified cat behavior consultant, Jacqueline Munera, on this issue.

  13. Steve Dale: The International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organ

    June 17th, 2013

    Steve chats with Dr. Rebecca Johnson, president of the International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations (IAHAIO), about their mission to provide international leadership in advancing the human-animal interaction field. IAHAIO embraces those who are working in research, education, and practice of human-animal interactions.

  14. Ceva's Keep the L.O.V.E. Alive Behavior Express Tour 2013

    June 14th, 2013

    The American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) has joined with Ceva Animal Health, makers of Feliway® and Adaptil® pheromone products for the Keep the L.O.V.E. Alive Behavior Express Tour 2013.

  15. Steve Dale: Chicago Blackhawks & Pet Adoption

    June 11th, 2013

    The Chicago Blackhawks and Steve recently teamed up with Chicago Animal Care & Control to spread the word about all of the great pets that are available for adoption. Check out this video that was played on the scoreboard during a recent Blackhawks game at the United Center.

  16. Steve Dale: Preventing Tick-Borne Diseases

    June 6th, 2013

    A tick-borne disease can be a very serious problem for your pet, as well as yourself! Steve is joined by Dr. Ruth MacPete and Dr. Michael Dryden to discuss what signs to look for and how to protect your pets from these deadly diseases.

  17. Steve Dale: Cat Friendly Veterinary Visits

    May 13th, 2013

    Our cats have not been seeing the veterinarian as often as they should. Dr. Elizabeth Colleran, a past president of the American Association of Feline Practitioners, speaks about two new exciting programs, "Cat Friendly Practices" and "Have We Seen Your Cat Lately," to make sure your visit to the vet goes as comfortable as possible.

  18. Steve Dale: Preventive Care for Our Pets

    May 6th, 2013

    Pet owners do not always see the value of preventive care. Dr. Michael Paul & Dr. Michael Cavanaugh, from the American Animal Hospital Assocation, join Steve to discuss the many benefits of getting your pets to the veterinarian more often.

  19. Steve Dale: Avoiding Pet Poisons

    April 30th, 2013

    Dr. Justine Lee, Associate Director of Veterinary Services at Pet Poison Helpline, joins Steve to help make you aware of the toxins that can poison your pet. Common household items such as foods, medications, chemicals, and plants can harm your pet if ingested.

  20. Steve Dale: Administering Flea & Tick Control Properly

    April 24th, 2013

    Whatever the cause, flea & tick control problems are occurring. Dr. Michael Dryden, Professor of Veterinary Parasitology in the Department of Diagnostic Medicine and Pathobiology at Kansas State University, explains what veterinarians can do to provide their patients with relief from flea & tick infestations.