Wk of March 22:
Wuhan Pets, Pet Preservation & Pet Stress
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Dr. Peter Li from the Humane Society International about the pets of Wuhan; with Jim Brost from Preserved Pets about how to keep your pet near and dear after his passing; and with Lina Roth about synchronized pet owner and pet stress.
Wk of March 15:
Protecting Pets Now, Cat Tracking Project & Environmental Impact of Madagascar Forest Cats
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, are talking with University of Pennsylvania’s Dr. Shelley Rankin about what we should be doing to protect our pets; North Carolina State University’s Dr. Rolland Kays about the cat tracking project; and University of Colorado at Boulder’s Dr. Michelle Sauther about the environmental impact of the Madagascar forest cats.
Wk of March 8:
Social Distancing, Veterinary Medicine & Geriatric Pets
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, discuss social distancing with pets during the Cornavirus pandemic with Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Science’s Lori M. Teller, DVM, and Wesley Bissett, DVM; about veterinary telemedicine with Jeff Werber, DVM, of Airvet; and about caring for geriatric pets with Albert Ahn, DVM, of Orangetown Animal Hospital and MYOS RENS Technology.
Wk of March 1:
Mental Health, Dog Fights & Pet Blogging
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Dr. John Huber, Chairman for Mainstream Mental Health, about the positive effects that pets can bring to lives of individuals suffering from mental health issues; with Robin Bennett about what to do and how to prevent dog fights at the dog park; and with award winning bloggers, Carol Bryant and Maggie Marton, about pet blogging for love and money.
Wk of February 23:
Pets Relieving Loneliness, Spay & Neuter & Top Cat Breeds
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Angela Hughes, DVM, PhD, senior manager of Global Scientific Advocacy Relations at Mars Petcare, about the role pets can play in relieving loneliness; with Dr. Kelly Diehl of the Morris Animal Foundation about new developments regarding spaying and neutering our pets; and with Mark Hannon, President of the Cat Fanciers’ Association, about the most popular cat breeds of 2019.
Wk of February 16:
Nat’l Justice for Animals Week, Winner of the WKC144 & Pet Tech Products
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with David Rosengard about the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s National Justice Week for Animals; with the winner of the 144th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Chrystal Murray Clas; and with Jennifer Joyce of SpotOn Virtual Smart Fence about the growing pet tech market.
Wk of February 9:
Pet-friendly New Orleans, Pet Dental Health & Dogs in Movies
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Mark Romig, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for New Orleans & Company about pet-friendly New Orleans; with Jan Bellows, of All Pets Dental about February as National Pet Dental Health Month; and with author Wendy Mitchell, about her new book Citizen Canine: Dogs in the movies.
Wk of February 2:
144th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
What a treat! The Dynamic Pet Duo talk with a variety of guests about the 144th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
Wk of January 26:
Coronavirus, Groundhogs & Pit Bull Ban in Denver
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Tracey Goldstein, PhD, about the Coronavirus and how it affects you and your pets; with Daniel Blumenstein, PhD, Professor of Ethologist and Conversation Biologist at UCLA, about groundhogs; and with Apryl Steele, President of the Dumb Friends League, about the proposed legislation to eliminate the ban on pit bulls in Denver.
Wk of January 19:
Organizing Tips, Pets & Weddings, Bath Safety
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Amy Tokos, President Elect of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals, about pet organization; and with Alyssa Longobucco, Senior Style & Planning Editor at The Knot, about incorporating pets in weddings. Reed and Fleck share tips about how to safely bathe your pet as part of January as National Bath and Safety Month.
Wk of January 12:
PACT Act, Lost Pets, Dog Aging Project
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Congressman Vern Buchanan about The Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act; Patty Dillon Giarrusso from Lost Pet Services, Inc., about using Facebook to find lost pets; and veterinarian, Dr. Audrey Ruple, from Purdue University about the Dog Aging Project.
Wk of January 5:
Pet Cancer Care; Pet-Friendly Cities; Pet Health & Wellness Plan
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Eric Stewart, Global Managing Director at Varian Medical Systems about their partnership with VCA Pet CancerCare™ Centers and about the new advances in pet cancer radiotherapy treatment; with Olyvia Ruhlmann and Igor Popov from ApartmentList.com about the top pet-friendly cities in the US; and with Gillian Angliss Glaser, DVM, about developing a health & wellness plan for your pet.
Wk of December 29:
Budgeting with Pets, Developments in Pet Insurance & Charitable Pet Giving
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Accredited Financial Counselor, Todd Christensen, Education Manager at MoneyFit.org about budgeting with pets; Kristen Lynch, Executive Director of The North American Pet Health Insurance Association, about new developments in pet insurance; and Client Advisor at Mercer Advisors, Lawrence Solomon, about charitable pet giving.
Wk of December 22:
Vaccines, Pet Obesity, Common Hazards & First Aid
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 December 15:
Holiday Travel, Family & Pets, Cold Weather Tips
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with the Director of Public Relations at AAA, Jeanette Casselano, about holiday travel with pets; Dr. Stanley Coren about how to tactfully handle your family when dealing with your pet; and Texas A&M veterinarian, Dr. Christine Rutter, about the dangers that the cold weather can pose to your dog.
Wk of December 8:
Holiday Dogs, Pet Tech Products & Holiday Events
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with dog trainer and author, Babette Haggerty, about getting a dog over the holidays; Mozilla’s Jen Caltrider about what you need to know about pet tech products before buying them and bringing them into your home; and Public Relations Director, Michelle Leyva, about Enchanted Christmas’s Holiday Event for Pets “Paws N’ Claus.”
Wk of December 1:
Cats in Cars, Animal Movies & Pets & Human Health
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with The Car Dr., Ron Ananian, about cats and other animals climbing into cars and wheel wells to stay warm; with Kevin Carr, film critic and radio host, about the best animal movies; and with Dr. Stephanie Parmely, a psychologist from Dignity Health, about how pets improve our mental health.
Wk of November 24:
Pics with Santa, Pet-Themed Christmas Trees, National Dog Show Winner
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Ruth Rosenquist, the ultimate Santa Wrangler from Cherry Hill Programs about pictures with Santa; with Christmas Tree expert, Kim Scribner, about decorating a memorable pet-themed tree; and with the winner of The National Dog Show presented by Purina, breeder, owner and handler, Eduardo Paris.
Wk of November 17:
National Dog Show, Holiday Shopping Strategies & Helping Pets & Shelters
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Actor and Host John O’Hurley about the National Dog Show presented by Purina; Shopping Expert, Trae Bodge, about scoring the best deals with Black Friday thru Cyber Monday shopping; and, Helen Woodward Animal Center’s Mike Arms about how you and your family can make a difference to pets and animal shelters over the holidays.
Wk of November 10:
Pet Cancers, Dancers and Dogs & K9 Exercise in Colder Weather
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Blue Pearl veterinarian Dr. Joshua Lachowicz about November as Pet Cancer Awareness Month; with husband and wife team, photographers, Kelly Pratt and Ian Kreidich about their new book “Dancers And Dogs”; and with Fitness Guru, Krista Wickens, about exercising your dog during the cold weather months.
Wk of November 3:
Veteran De-Mining Dogs, Lyft Driver Steals Dog & Purchase CBD Pet Products
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with talk Bob Bryant about de-mining dogs for Veterans Day; Jason Gell, Esq. about a Lyft Driver stealing his dog, Mahi; and the Organic & Natural Health Association’s Karen Howard about purchasing Hemp and CBD for pets.
Wk of October 27:
Prison Trained K9s, Caring for Aging Dogs & Feline Marking
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Michele Wayland, a Supervisor of the Colorado Correctional Industries about the Prison Trained K-9 Companion Program; Dr. Lara Sypniewski, DVM, from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine about caring for aging dogs; and David Coil, PhD, project scientist at the UC Davis Genome Center about new research regarding feline secretions used for marking and communication.
Wk of October 20:
Domestic Violence, Exotic Pets, Feline Human Bond
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Danielle Behan, Senior Brand Manager at the Nestle Purina PetCare Company about the Purple Leash Project and how it is bringing awareness to domestic violence; with Laurie Hess about exotic animals as pets; and with Kristyn Vitale, Ph.D., about the relationship between domestic cats and humans.
Wk of October 13:
Feral Cats, Pet Wellness Month, Pet-Friendly Dorms
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Philadelphia’s WHYY arts & culture reporter Peter Crimmins about the growing feral cat problem in the U.S.; with the American Holistic Vet Med Association’s Neal Sivula about how to better care for our pets and their needs as part of October as National Pet Wellness Month; and with Dawn Soufleris, Ph.D., VP of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management for La Salle University, about how the university is using pets as a recruiting tool.
Wk of October 6:
Howl’oween Edition: Pet Costumes, Black Cats & Health Tips for Holiday Events
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Rubie’s Howard Beige about pet costumes for Halloween; with author Layla Morgan about mythology and adoption awareness of black cats; and the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Jason Stull, DVM, about how to reduce the spread of disease at pet events.
Wk of September 29:
Dangers of Vaping, Halloween Pet Trends and Feline Weight Loss
This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Tristian Daughtery-Leiter, DVM at VCA Veterinary Emergency Service and Veterinary Specialty Center about the dangers of vaping to animals; Halloween & Costume Association’s Michelle Buggy about Halloween and pet trends; and Megan Shepherd, DVM, of Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine about feline weight loss.
Wk of September 22:
Cesar Millan, Service K9 Laws & Jewish Holiday w/Pets
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with dog trainer, author and TV personality Cesar Millan about his residency in Las Vegas; Best Friends Animal Society General Counsel, Rebecca Huss, about Service Dog Laws; and Rabbi Mendy about celebrating Jewish Holiday with pets.
Wk of September 15:
Less Adoptable Pets, Dog Impossible & Anthropomorphizing
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk to Petfinder’s Jessica Arnold about less adoptable pets; Zen Dog’s Matt Beisner about his new Nat Geo TV show, “ Dog: Impossible”; and Psychology Today’s Stanley Coren, PhD, about anthropomorphizing of our furry friends.
Wk of September 8:
Brains from Breeding, K9 Enrichment & Deaf Dogs
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Harvard University’s Department of Human Evolutionary Biology Erin Hecht, PhD, about how selective breeding has affected dog brains; with Zoom Room’s Mark Van Wye about canine enrichment; and dog trainer and author, Terrie Hayward, about training deaf dogs.
Wk of September 1:
Pain Management, K9s Club & Back To School Blues
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM talk with International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management’s President Elect, Jennifer F. Johnson, VMD, about animal pain management; with the Congressional Cemetery’s resident Paul Williams about the most exclusive K9 Club in Washington DC, and dog trainer and author Babette Haggerty about uplifting Fido’s depression after the kids go back to school.
Wk of August 25:
Feline Leukemia, Dogs & Dating, & Nonsurgical Sterilization
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Gillian Angliss Glaser, DVM, Clinical Assistant Professor, Small Animal Medicine from the College of Veterinary Medicine Western University of Health Sciences about Feline Leukemia; with Seth Meyers, PhD, the relationship expert from Eharmony about how our furry friends help us to meet our life partners; and Joyce Briggs, the President of the Alliance for Contraception in Cats & Dogs about nonsurgical sterilization.
Wk of August 18:
Celebrating National Dog Day
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed is celebrating National Dog Day. She will speak with Hayley Mehalco, founder of Puppy Parties NYC about celebrating in canine style; with Jennifer Funk, co-founder of Abundant Life Massage, about treating your dog to massage therapy; and Amy Robinson, dog trainer and founder of Drool School, about how training your pooch can increase his confidence.
Wk of August 11:
PTSD Vets & Service K9s, Pet-Friendly Cities & STDs
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Rory Diamond, CEO of K9s For Warriors, about why the Veterans Administration will not provide service dogs for PTSD veterans; Jill Gonzalez, Communications Director and Spokesperson for WalletHub, about the annual survey on the most and least pet-friendly cities; and Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, Associate Professor of Theriogenology at the Large Animal Teaching Hospital and co-director of the Equine Reproduction Center, Robyn Wilborn, DVM, about sexually transmitted canine diseases.
Wk of August 4:
Comfort K9s in El Paso, Creating A Pet-friendly Room & Dog Noses
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Tim Hetzner, the president of Lutheran Church Charities, about deploying K-9 Comfort Dogs to El Paso, Texas after a shooting resulting in 22 dead and a dozen more injured and to Dayton, Ohio where nine are dead and 27 more are injured; Skip Bedell known for his TV show, “Catch a Contractor” and his appearances on Fox & Friends about creating a pet-friendly room; and with Auburn’s University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Edward Morrison, PhD, about the canine nose and what it can truly do. And in Fleck’s Fact, Reed and Fleck talk about the hazards of dog grooming.
Wk of July 28:
Declawing Law, Water Safety & CBD for Pets
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM talk with Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal representing District 67 in the New York State Assembly about the nation’s first declawing bill; with Dr. Deborah Mandell about water safety for pets; and with Cornell Veterinary School of Medicine and Chief Medical Officer for ElleVet Sciences, Joseph Wakshlag, DVM, about pets and CBD.
Wk of July 21:
Heat Stroke, Dog House Trends & New Dog Bite Study
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine’s Colin Reich, DVM, about heat stroke and heat exhaustion; with La Petite Maison’s Michelle Pollack about dog house trends; and Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Charles Elmaraghy, MD, discussing how a new dog bite study helps parents with dog ownership choices.
Wk of July 14:
Sharks, Therapy Dog Teams & Best Summer Book Reads
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with George Burgess, PhD., an ichthyologist and fisheries biologist about recent developments with sharks; Caroline Loevner about working as a professional therapy dog team with her dog – Beau; and with Everett Jones, Reviews Editor from Publisher’s Weekly, about the best summer book reads.
Wk of July 7:
Manatees, Lost Pets, Scoop on Poop & Cooling Products
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM talk with Patrick Rose, Aquatic Biologist and Executive Director of the Save the Manatee Club about manatees and their survival; Jan Suchodolski, DVM, an Associate Professor and Associate Director of the GI Lab at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences about identifying healthy vs. abnormal poop in cats; Pet Hub Vice President, Lorien Clemons, about July as Lost Pet Prevention Month. Reed and Fleck also talk about the best way to cool off our pets.
Wk of June 30:
Dogs as Humans, Man vs. Nature, & Pet-friendly Vacations
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with author and bioethicist Jessica Pierce, PhD., about how we treat dogs like humans; with dog breeder Howard Solomon about one man’s struggle living in nature; and with Puppy Bowl Rufferee Dan Schachner about planning a pet-friendly vacation.
Wk of June 23:
4th of July Dangers, Motion Sickness & Hydration
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with LSU School of Veterinary Medicine’s Cullen Domaracki, DVM, about Fourth of July pet dangers; with author Ernie Ward, DVM, about motion sickness in dogs and cats; and with Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Marc Seitz, DVM, DABVP, about July as Hydration Awareness Month. Reed and Fleck also talk about taking your cat to the veterinarian.
Wk of June 16:
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; Warren Hess, DVM about how creating Preparedness Plan and Assembling an Evacuation Kit
Wk of June 9:
TrumpTariffs, #BestFriendsFriday & Estate Planning
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM, talk with Mary Lovely, PhD., Professor of Economics at Syracuse University about how Trump tariffs affect pet owners; with Glenn Levine MD, FACC, FAHA, Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine about and the American Heart Association’s initiative, #BestFriendsFridays, to help fetch funds for heart research; and with Erach Screwvala, Esq. about creating an estate plan with your pets in mind.
Wk of June 2:
Midwest Flooding, Feline Diabetes & Belmont Stakes
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM talk with Cati Stanila, Director of Statewide Programs of the Oklahoma Humane Society and Daniel Burba, DVM, the department head for the Center For Veterinary Health Sciences of the Oklahoma State University about how the recent flooding in the Midwest has affected the pets and the livestock in the state; with Apryl Steele, DVM, President of the American Association of Feline Practitioners about feline diabetes; and, Steve Haskin, BloodHorse journalist about Belmont Stakes.
Wk of May 26:
Unnecessary Euthanasia, Bravo TV Housewife, Canine Eye Care
This week on the show, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael The Dynamic Pet Duo talk with Amanda Howell, Esq.about a pet owner’s instructions as dictated in her will to euthanize and to intern her dog with her upon her death; with Sonja Tremont-Morgan, about the challenges of being a pet owner; and with Lucien Vallone, DVM, about watching out for canine eye conditions. Reed and Fleck walk about developing a nail care program for your pet.
Wk of May 19:
Crack Down on Puppy Mills, Seasonal Pet Allergies and Preparing Dogs for Tornadoes
This week on The Pet Buzz, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Michael Fleck, DVM are talking with John Goodwin, Senior Director of the Puppy Mills Campaign at The Humane Society of the United States, about the USDA’s asking to hear public opinion about a proposal to crack down on puppy mills like the ones included in their Horrible Hundred report; with Tomeshia Hubbard, DVM, owner of Alabama Veterinary Allergy and Dermatology Service and President of the Tuskegee Veterinary Medical Association, about seasonal allergies; and, with author, Edie Mackenzie, about preparing dogs for tornadoes. In Fleck’s Facts, Reed and Fleck talk about what do if your dog gets hit by a car.