Video Archives

  1. Steve Dale: Pet Nutrition Alliance

    May 22nd, 2012

    An immediate goal of the Pet Nutrition Alliance is to encourage veterinarians to talk about diet with clients, even at routine exams, and to set guidelines. Donald Ostwald, DVM, demonstrates a proper nutritional evaluation of a dog during the AAHA Conference in Denver, Colorado earlier this year.

  2. Steve Dale: Obese Pets & Exercise

    May 15th, 2012

    Steve explores whether how much time our pets spend alone is part of the reason pets are increasingly obese. We also find out why walking our dogs helps them, us, even our neighborhood. (WARNING: Steve is wearing his walking outfit in this video!)

  3. Steve Dale: Regular Veterinary Checkups

    April 24th, 2012

    Your pet needs immunizations and regular visits to the doctor to maintain optimal health. Your veterinarian is the best source of information for your pet's health, so it is important to follow his or her recommendations to ensure a long, healthy life.

  4. Steve Dale: Pet Custody

    April 17th, 2012

    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 judges decide where our furry family members will reside after the dust settles.

  5. Steve Dale: "Love At First Bark"

    April 12th, 2012

    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.

  6. Steve Dale: Preventing Heartworm

    April 6th, 2012

    Steve chats with Dr. Sheldon Rubin about Heartworm disease, which is a serious and potentially fatal condition caused by parasitic worms living in the arteries of the lungs and occasionally in the right side of the heart of dogs, cats and other species of mammals.

  7. Steve Dale: Importance of Seeing Your Veterinarian

    April 2nd, 2012

    Veterinarian Michael Paul talks with Steve about the importance of making regular visits to your veterinarian and what questions you should be asking during your visits.

  8. Steve Dale: AAHA Conference, Denver 2012

    March 26th, 2012

    The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) held their yearly conference in Denver this year - the only conference dedicated exclusively to companion-animal care. Steve gives us a recap of this great event.

  9. Steve Dale: Ceva the Leader Dog

    March 22nd, 2012

    Ceva Animal Health has partnered with Leader Dogs for the Blind to support a black female Labrador puppy appropriately named "Ceva." Steve spoke with Dr. Theresa DePorter, a veterinarian and co-puppy raiser for Leader Dogs For The Blind, as well as the Chief Operating Officer of Trupanion Pet Insurance, Howard Rubin.

  10. Steve Dale: Kidney Disease in Senior Cats

    March 20th, 2012

    Cats now live much longer than in the past due to advances in nutrition and veterinary medicine. After a lifetime of wear and tear, kidney function declines as a cat ages. Steve sits down with Dr. Susan Little to discuss the importance of seeing your veterinarian on a regular basis. The earlier the disease it is diagnosed and treated, the better the prognosis.

  11. Steve Dale: Hyperthyroid Cats

    March 14th, 2012

    In hyperthyroid cats, excess thyroid hormone produced by the cat's thyroid tumor speeds up most chemical reactions in the body, causing multiple clinical signs. These include weight loss despite an increased appetite, nervousness, increased activity, rapid and pounding heartbeat, increased thirst, matted fur, and shedding. Over time, this disease takes its toll on body organs, including the heart, kidneys, and liver.

  12. Steve Dale: Partnership for Preventive Pet Healthcare

    March 9th, 2012

    Steve chats with Dr. Michael T. Cavanaugh about the Partnership for Preventive Pet Healthcare, which is a collaboration of associations and industry groups to improve the health of pets through disease prevention.

  13. Steve Dale: American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Accreditation

    March 5th, 2012

    We visited the Webster Groves Animal Hospital in St. Louis to find out more about the importance of accreditation through the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and what it means for the quality of care your pets receive.

  14. Steve Dale: Importance of Veterinary Visits

    March 1st, 2012

    We recently attended the North American Veterinary Conference and one of the most discussed topics was the decline in veterinary visits. Steve, along with the help of Dr. Ron DeHaven and Dr. Elizabeth Colleran, talks about this disturbing trend.

  15. Steve Dale: Alley Cat Allies

    January 3rd, 2012

    Alley Cat Allies is the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats. An engine for social change, Alley Cat Allies was the first organization to introduce and advocate for humane methods of feral cat care, particularly Trap-Neuter-Return, in the American animal protection community.

  16. Steve Dale: "Think Like a Cat"

    December 15th, 2011

    Pam Johnson Bennett, author of Think Like a Cat, shares tips of having a happy home with your fun felines.

  17. Steve Dale: Options For Diabetic Cats

    December 7th, 2011

    Our increasingly tubby tabbies aren't just cute butterballs of fur, they are more likely to get diabetes. Dr. Ruth MacPete joins us to talk about ways we can get those cats living a healthier lifestyle as well as about the options you have if your cat is diabetic.

  18. Steve Dale: "Raising My Furry Children"

    December 2nd, 2011

    Tracy Ahrens is a journalist and she has no kids of her own, so all of her kids have four legs. She details a life of love in her book, Raising My Furry Children.

  19. Steve Dale: Angel On A Leash

    November 10th, 2011

    David Frei, the voice of the Westminster Kennel Club and the founder of Westminster's therapy dog charity, Angel On A Leash, shares stories of heartwarming encounters and everyday miracles that he's witnessed in his work with therapy dogs that change the lives of children, adults, and seniors at hospitals and rehabilitation centers.

  20. Steve Dale: Combating a Flea Infestation

    August 22nd, 2011

    Steve, along with Dr. Lisa Young from Elanco Companion Animal Health, tell us how to combat a flea infestation in your home.