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Guests

Wk of Oct. 10:

Drug-resistant Hookworms and Howl’oween Dangers

Ray Kaplan, DVM
Tina Wismer, DVM

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Dr. Ray Kaplan, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies in the School of Veterinary Medicine at St. George’s University, about multiple drug-resistant hookworms and with Dr. Tina Wismer, a veterinary toxicologist and Medical Director of ASPCA Poison Control Center, about Howl’oween Dangers.

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Wk of Oct. 3:

Halloween Cats and US Shelters

Beth Adelman
Jessica Arnold

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Certified Feline Behaviorist Beth Adelman about Halloween and cats; and Jessica Arnold, Manager of Petfinder Shelter Partner Engagement at Purina about why US shelters are in crisis.

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Wk of Sept. 26:

Photographing Pets and Halloween Pet Costumes

Ash Ahuja
Howard Beige

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with former fashion photographer,
Ash Ahuja, about his pro tips for capturing the best possible pics of your pet and Howard Beige of Rubies Costumes about the latest and greatest pet costumes for dogs, cats, and guinea pigs.

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Wk of Sept. 19:

Common Mistakes of Puppy Owners & Financially Unprepared Pet Owners

Elissa Weimer-Sentner
Sarah Wooten, DVM

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Elissa Weimer-Sentner of Paw & Order Dog Training about common mistakes puppy owners make and Dr. Sarah Wooten of Pumpkin Care about how pet owners are not financially and unrealistically prepared for unexpected and emergency veterinary visits. Reed and Fleck talk about how the Smithsonian Zoo lions and the tiger at the have Covid but officials have yet to determine the source of the human transmission.
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Wk of Sept. 12:

Pet Nation, Feline Nail Care and US Dogs Left in Afghanistan

Mark Cushing
Alan Kacic

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Mark Cushing, JD,  the Founder and CEO of the Animal Policy Group about his new book Pet Nation and Alan Kacic from KC Innovations LLC about his invention Kitty-Cure. Reed and Fleck also discuss the dozens of dogs left behind in Afghanistan amid the chaotic withdrawal last month.

Wk of Sept. 5:

Cat Feeding Habits and Pets & Pool Safety

Mikel Delgado, PhD
Stewart Vernon

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Mikel Delgado about cats preferring not to work for their food and with Stewart Vernon, COO and co-founder of America’s Swimming Pool Company, about pool safety and pets.

Wk of Aug. 29:

2021 Petrepreneurs

Dr. Theresa Fossum
Terry Anderton
Tricia Scribner

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with renowned, board-certified veterinary surgeon and author, Dr. Theresa Fossum, about her new plant-based supplement to address Canine Cognitive Dysfunction; with serial entrepreneur Terry Anderton about his company Wagz that promotes a connected pet lifestyle; and with young entrepreneur, Tricia Schriber, about Knotty Pet, her invention to groom and bond with your pet.

Wk of August 22:

Pet-friendly Cities, Pet Finances, and More

Jeff Herman
Jill Gonzalez

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Jeff Herman, editor-in-chief of LawnStarter about the best and worst cities for cats and with Jill Gonzalez from WalletHub.com about their 2021 pet-friendly cities analysis, pet finances, and more.

Wk of August 15:

Super Zoo 2021

Charlotte Reed

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed is live from Super Zoo 2021 with the best new pet products and latest trends.

Wk of August 1:

Doggy Olympics, Itchy Pets, Back to School Blues

Traci Bisson
Michelle Rosenbaum, DVM

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Traci Bisson the Founder of the New Hampshire Dog Walking Club its first annual “Doggy Olympics” and with Dr. Michele Rosenbaum, Senior Veterinary Specialist, Dermatology at Zoetis Petcare about itchy pets. Dr. Fleck talks about the proper way to give your dog or cat a pill and Reed talks about how to beat Fido’s Back to School Blues.

Wk of July 25:

Top Dog Park Cities, Agoraphobic Dogs, & Pet Proofing 101

Jeff Herman
Babette Haggerty

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Jeff Herman, Editor-in-Chief at Lawn Starter, about the top cities for dog parks and with author and dog trainer Babette Haggarty about agoraphobic dogs. Dr. Fleck talks about a brutal weekend at the clinic and Reed talks Pet Proofing 101.

Wk of July 18:

Fostering Cats and Zoonotic Diseases

Beth Adelman
Jose Arce, DVM

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with cat behaviorist Beth Adelman about fostering a cat and with veterinarian, Dr. Jose Arce, President-Elect of the American Veterinary Medical Association about preventing zoonotic diseases. Reed talks about how to let sleeping dogs get a restful slumber.

Wk of July 11:

Canine Cartoon Exhibit, Puppies Understanding Human Cues, Keeping Pets Cool

Anne Drozd
Emily Bray, Ph.D.

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Anne Drozd, the Museum Coordinator of the Ohio State University Libraries about their new exhibit, “The Dog Show: Two Centuries of Canine Cartoons” and with Dr. Emma Bray from the Canine Cognition Center at the University of Arizona about how puppies can understand human cues at a very young age. Reed talks about how to keep your pets cool as the temperatures soar.

Wk of July 4:

Pet News from Surfside Collapsed Tower, Shark Week and the Dog Aging Project

George H. Burgess, PhD
Kate Creevy, DVM

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Shark Expert Dr. George Burgess about Shark Week and Chief Veterinary Officer, Dr. Kate Creevy, of the Dog Aging Project.

Wk of June 27:

Heat Stroke, Gearing up for Summer, CDC Ban on Importing Pets

Kathy Gerkin, DVM
Patti Strand

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Dr. Kathy Gerkin, Assistant Clinical Professor of the Auburn University Emergency and Critical Care, about heatstroke; and with Patti Strand, founder of the National Animal Interest Alliance, about the Center for Disease Control ban on dogs from 113 countries. Reed and Fleck talk about Unexpected Summer Dangers and Back-to-Work Preparedness for Pandemic pets.

Wk of June 20:

Cat Owner Types, Pet Loss and Trick Training

Sarah Crowley, Ph.D.
Colleen Rolland
Larry Kay

This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM talk with Dr. Sarah Crowley, Postdoctoral researcher at University of Exeter about what kind of cat owners we are and how we play a role regarding our cat’s predatory behavior; with Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement’s Colleen Rolland about coping after pet loss; and with Award winning author, Larry Kay, about his new trick training book.

Kelsey Eberly, Esq.
Katie Grant Blakeley
Diane Robinson
Warren Hess, DVM

Wk of June 6 :

Disaster Preparedness Planning for Pet Owners

This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM talk with Kelsey Eberly, staff attorney at the Animal Legal Defense Fund about the PETS Act; Katie Blakely, CEO of Pet First Insurance, about how ready pet owners are for natural disasters; Diane Robinson, Program Manager of the Disaster Service Animal Rescue Team for the Humane Society of the United States about natural disasters; Dr. Warren Hess about creating a preparedness plan and assembling an evacuation kit.

Sharon Albright, DVM
Remy Lewis-Smith
Stacy Able
Gina DiNardo

Wk of May 30:

The 145th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation’s Dr. Sharon Albright, about the health of purebred dogs; breeder, owner, and handler Remy Lewis-Smith about diversity in the world of showing dogs; Stacy Able about the process of how dog breeds become part of the AKC family of registered dogs; and AKC’s Gina DiNardo about buying a purebred dog.

Wk of May 23:

Alligator Defense, Trackside News & 145th Westminster Kennel Dog Show

Wes Moore
Steve Haskin
Gail Miller Bisher

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Wesley Moore, Owner of Alligator Alley, about how to protect yourself and your dog from alligator attacks; with horseracing author and Secretarat.com journalist, Steve Haskin, about recent trackside news; and with Gail Miller Bisher, Director of Communications and co-host of the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, about the upcoming 145th dog show.

Wk of May 16:

Memorial Day Weekend, Birds of Prey and Pet Insurance

Tina Wismer, DVM
Seth Oster, DVM
Rob Jackson

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with veterinarian Dr. Tina Wismer, Medical Director at the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center, about holiday dangers for pets; with veterinarian, Dr. Seth Oster, assistant clinical professor in the Auburn University Veterinary Clinic’s Avian Service, about birds of prey; and with Rob Jackson, Co-Founder & CEO at Healthy Paws Pet Insurance and Healthy Paws Foundation, about the importance of pet insurance.

Wk of May 9:

Reducing Feline Predatory Behavior, Racoon Sightings & Selecting Flea & Tick Products

Robbie McDonald, PhD
Marcie Logsdon, DVM
Rosslyn Biggs, DVM

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with professor Dr. Robbie McDonald, Chair at the Natural, Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter about reducing feline predatory behavior; with veterinarian Dr. Marcie Logsdon from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine about raccoons; and with veterinarian Dr. Rosslyn Biggs from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine about flea and tick prevention.

Steven Friedenberg, DVM
Beth Adelman
Babette Haggerty

Wk of May 2:

Derby Wrap-up, Addison’s Disease and Adding a cat to the Biden Family

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with author and journalist Steven Haskin about the outcome of the 147th Kentucky Derby; with veterinarian Dr. Steven Friedenberg of the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota about Addison’s disease; and with author and cat behaviorist Beth Adelman and author and dog trainer Babette Haggarty about the Bidens adding a cat to their family in light of German Shepherd Major’s biting personality.

Wk of April 25:

Backyard Bird Watching, Cushing’s Disease and Race Horse Injuries

Dawn Hewitt
Sarah Guess, DVM
Mark Schoonover, DVM

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Dawn Hewitt, Editor of Bird Watcher’s Digest and Watching Backyard Birds about backyard bird watching; with veterinarian, Dr. Sarah Guess of College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University about Cushing’s disease; and with veterinarian Dr. Mike Schoonover of College of Veterinary Medicine, The Oklahoma State University speaks about race horse injuries.

Wk of April 18:

147th Kentucky Derby

Darren Rogers
Steve Haskin
Johnny Avello

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Churchill Down’s Darren Rogers about the 147th Kentucky Derby, Secretariat.com’s Steve Haskin about this year’s Derby Contenders and DraftKings’ Johnny Avello about betting on the Run for the Roses.

Samantha Bell
Brian Kilcommons
Kay O'Donnell
Mary Margaret Callahan

Wk of April 11:

Kitten Season, Pandemic K9 Behavioral Problems & Impact of Pets on Students During COVID-19

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Best Friends Animal Society Samantha Bell, Cat Expert and Celebrity and Entertainment Relations Coordinator at Best Friends Animal Society, about Kitten Season; Dog Trainer and Author Brian Kilcommons about the behavioral problems of pandemic dogs; and Waltham Petcare Science Institute’s Kay O’Donnell and Pet Partners’ Mary Margaret Callahan about the impact of pets on students during the pandemic.

Wk of April 4:

Major’s Biting Record, Aging Fat Pets & Springing into Action

Brian Kilcommons
Dr. Madhan Subramanian

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with dog trainer and author Brian Kilcommons about Major Biden’s dog biting incidents; Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine Department of Physiological Sciences’ Dr. Madhan Subramanian about how pet obesity affects the brain. Reed and Fleck talk about springing into seasonal action with our pets.

Wk of March 28:

AKC Popular Dogs, K9 Liability Insurance & Dog Tumor Risk

Brandi Hunter
Janet_Ruiz
Dr. Grace Edmunds

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Vice President of Public Relations and Communications at the American Kennel Club, Brandi Hunter, about the 2020 most popular dog breeds; with Janet Ruiz, Director of Strategic Communication for the Insurance Information Institute, about canine liability insurance; and with Dr. Grace Edmunds, Clinical Veterinary Research Fellow at Bristol Veterinary School, about how a dog’s body size and shape could indicate a greater bone tumor risk.

Ann Hohenhaus, DVM
Ernie Ward, DVM
Tina Wismer, DVM
Marc Seitz, DVM, DABVP

Wk of March 21:

Vaccines, Pet Obesity, Common Hazards & First Aid

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Ann Hohenhaus, DVM, about the importance of pet vaccines; Ernie Ward, DVM, about slimming down America’s super-sized pets; Tina Wismer, DVM, about common household hazards; and Marc Seitz, DVM, about how first aid can save your pet’s life.

Wk of March 14:

Dog-Directed Speech, Poison Pet Prevention and Feline Queries

Alex Benjamin, PhD
Tina Wismer, DVM
Beth Adelman

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Dr. Alex Benjamin, Associate Lecturer, Department of Psychology at the University of York about dog-directed speech; Dr. Tina Wismer, Medical Director at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, about March as Pet Poison Prevention Month; and certified feline behaviorist Beth Adelman answers cat lover listener questions.

Wk of March 7:

Pet Loss, Dognapping and Pet Tax Deductions

Colleen Rolland
Tom Sharp
Edwin Plotts

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with the Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement’s Colleen Rolland about coping after pet loss; AKC Reunites’ Tom Sharp, about dognapping; and Pawlicy’s Edwin Plotts about five tax deductions for pets.

Wk of February 21:

Newest Pet Dental Products, Pet Therapy & Heart Disease in Dogs and Cats

Jan Bellows, DVM
Dr. Margaret Cochran
Bruce G. Kornreich, DVM, PhD

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with veterinarian, Dr. Jan Bellows about some of the newest pet dental products on the market; with Dr. Margaret Cochran about how she has incorporated pet therapy into her practice; and with Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Dr. Bruce G. Kornreich about heart disease in dogs and cats.

Wk of February 14:

Dog Walking Watch, Canine Sleep Study & Honoring Pets That Have Passed

Margaret E. Gruen, DVM
Matt Peskin

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Margaret E. Gruen, DVM, MVPH, PhD, DACVB about a new canine sleep study; with Matt Peskin, the Executive Director of the National Association of Town Watch about neighbors assisting local law enforcement as extra eyes and ears while out walking their dog. Reed and Fleck talk about ways to honor dogs and other pets that have passed.

Wk of February 7:

Dirtiest Cities, Heat Using Sniffing Dog & New Guinness Book World Record Holders

Jeff Herman
Emily Larlham

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with LawnStarters’ Jeff Herman about dirtiest cities in America and how they affect pets and pet owners; with SNIFF’s Aron Shteierman about partnering with Global K9 Protection Group to supply the Miami Heat with virus detection dogs; and with Dogmantics Dog Training, Emily Larlham, about trick training her dogs to become Guinness Book of World Record Holders.

Dr. Angela Perri
Kevin Tyler, Ph.D.
Cock Van Oosterhout, Ph.D.
Masao Miyazaki, DVM

Wk of January 31:

People of the Americas & Their Dogs, COVID-19 Vaccine for Pets; Catnip & Silver Vine

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Dr. Angela Perri from the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at Newcastle University about the peopling of the Americas and the origins of their dogs; with Dr. Kevin Tyler, Editor-in-Chief Virulence and Distinguished (adjunct) Professor at King AbdulAziz University and Dr. Cock Van Oosterhout, professor of evolutionary genetics at the University of East Anglia about the possibility of developing a COVID-19 vaccine for animals; and with Dr. Masao Miyazaki of Iwate University about the added benefits of Catnip and Silver Vine for cats.

Wk of January 24:

Dryer Safety, Dog Walking Injuries & New MeowTalk App

Jason Kapica
Jaimo Ahn, MD
Javier Sanchez and Mittens

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Jason Kapica, President of Dryer Vent Wizard – a Neighborly company, about the hazards of pet hair build-up in the dryer; with University of Michigan Health System’s orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Jaimo Ahn about the dog walking injuries suffered by senior pet owners; and with inventor, Javier Sanchez of Akvelon, about MeowTalk, a new app to communicate with your pet.

Wk of January 17:

Cat Questions, Historical Treatment of Pet After Death; Canine Ages & Stages

Beth Adelman
Eric Tourigny, Ph.D.
Heather Loenser, DVM

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with cat behaviorist Beth Adelman about National Answer Your Cat’s Question Day; Newcastle University’s zooarchaeologist Eric Tourigny, Ph.D., about how people historically treated their pets after they died; and AAHA’s staff Veterinary Advisor for Professional and Public Affairs, Heather Loenser, DVM, about dogs ages and stages.

Wk of January 10:

Organizing Pet Gear, Online Pet Scams & New Year’s Resolutions

Amy Tokos
Steve Baker
Douglas Kratt, DVM

This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Amy Tokos, the President Elect of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO) about pet organization; with Steve Baker, International Investigations Specialist for the Better Business Bureau about online pet scams; and with Dr. Douglass Kratt, the President of the American Veterinary Medical Association about pet resolutions for a new year.