Video Archives

  1. Steve Dale: Making Veterinary Visits Fear Free

    September 28th, 2016

    There is new initiative in the animal health, it is called Fear Free, and it’s being practiced in more animal hospitals around the country every day. Julie Legred, the executive director of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America, explains how the entire veterinary health care team can make veterinary visits free of stress, fear, and anxiety.

  2. Steve Dale: Thunderstorm Anxiety

    September 19th, 2016

    A lot of people enjoy the occasional storm, but pets who have thunderstorm anxiety feel anything but enjoyment. Veterinary Behaviorist Dr. Amy Pike joins Steve to help us combat any thunderstorm anxiety within our pets.

  3. Steve Dale: September is Happy Healthy Cat Month

    September 12th, 2016

    September is Happy Healthy Cat Month! Certified cat behavior consultant Beth Adelman provides tips to help us understand how cats perceive their surroundings, as well as how to keep all our cats happy and healthy.

  4. Steve Dale: Celebrating Puppies!

    August 31st, 2016

    We’re celebrating puppies with Dr. Nancy Soares of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). She’ll share tips on knowing when is the right time to add that furry little bundle of joy to your family as well as figuring out what kind of dog is right for you.

  5. Steve Dale: Disaster Preparedness for Pets

    August 22nd, 2016

    Dr. Heather Loenser of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) joins Steve once again to make sure you have a few key items ready in your pet's first aid kit in case of an emergency.

  6. Steve Dale: Check Your Pet's Microchip

    August 13th, 2016

    One out of every three pets will become lost during its lifetime. And, without proper identification, 90 percent of those lost pets will never make it home. Steve reminds pet owners to be sure their pets' microchip information is up to date and accurate.

  7. Steve Dale: Your Pets Dental Health

    August 1st, 2016

    Dr. Tracey Jensen, immediate past president of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), explains that our pets can experience common problems such as bad breath, toothaches, and headaches. This often means one thing: a dental health issue.

  8. Steve Dale: Common Household Dangers for Pets

    July 25th, 2016

    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. Dr. Loenser will help us make sure we keep our furry family members safe.

  9. Steve Dale: Tips at the Dog Beach

    July 18th, 2016

    This time Steve hits the local dog beach with his buddies Ethel & Hazel to provide us tips on how to keep your dogs safe while enjoying the refreshing, fun-filled atmosphere.

  10. Steve Dale: Dog Park Safety Tips

    July 11th, 2016

    Steve stops by the local dog park with his best friends, Ethel and Hazel, to give us tips on how to keep your furry family members safe around other dogs.

  11. Steve Dale: The StopLyme Campaign

    July 6th, 2016

    Steve discusses the importance of the StopLyme campaign, which is our effort to increase education so we can protect ourselves, our kids, and our dogs from diseases spread by ticks by preventing tick bites in the first place.

  12. Steve Dale: Keep your Dog Safe this 4th of July

    June 27th, 2016

    Steve provides several important tips to keep our furry family members safe and sound this Independence Day.

  13. Steve Dale: Is 2016 the Year of the Mosquito?

    June 15th, 2016

    There have been more and more cases of the Zika virus being reported and people are getting serious about mosquito bites. Steve chats with Dr. Michael Paul about Vectra 3D, a product that repels and kills mosquitos quickly.

  14. Steve Dale: Choosing the Right Pet for Your Family

    June 7th, 2016

    Dr. Nancy Soares of the American Animal Hospital Association joins Steve to discuss when it is the right time to add that fury little bundle of joy to your family.

  15. Steve Dale: Training Sighthounds with Positive Reinforcement

    May 24th, 2016

    It's time for another Vita Bone® training tip. Venerable dog trainer Dennis Damon chats with Steve about sighthounds and what makes them so different from other dogs, and why they should still be trained the same way - through positive reinforcement.

  16. Steve Dale: Pets and Vaccines

    April 26th, 2016

    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 as well as to create a system that uses smaller needles to make vaccinations less discomforting. Dr. Kyle Malter explains what we need to know about vaccines.

  17. Steve Dale: The Latest on the Dog Flu

    April 19th, 2016

    What’s the latest with the Dog Flu and what is being done to control it? Dr. Natalie Marks from the Blum Animal Hospital was at the center of the huge outbreak in Chicago last year, she’ll tell us what precautions should be taken by anyone with a social dog.

  18. Steve Dale: The Booming Tick Population

    April 6th, 2016

    Spring is here and all of the parasites (who never really went away) are about to be back in full force. One of the top scientists in his field, Veterinary Parisitologist Dr. Michael Dryden talks about the booming tick population and why it is so important for you to stay on top of protecting your pets.

  19. Steve Dale: Cats Coughing Up Hairballs!

    March 28th, 2016

    Steve speaks with Dr. Heather Loenser of the American Animal Hospital Association to get to the bottom of what we need to know about cats and hairballs.

  20. Steve Dale: Creating Better Pet Friendly Neighborhoods

    February 22nd, 2016

    Steve chats with Cynthia Bathurst of Safe Humane Chicago who is working with the city to create better pet friendly neighborhoods. She explains all the great work they are doing.