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The Pet Show with Warren Eckstein - 7/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

One of the most common questions I receive concerns dog on dog aggression. My response coming up: Why it happens and how to stop it. Mental health experts say the number of students with anxiety and depression keeps rising. Are pets ultimately the answer to help these students. I have mixed thoughts. Are you letting your dogs and cats down by your inconsistent behaviors? Don’t get mad at the dog or cat, when it’s you who really deserves the blame. Many pet guardians believe that their seven year old dog is still a frisky pup, but if she were human she would be receiving membership in AARP. Many pet guardians have no clue of the changes they need to make as their dogs age. Question: Should students be allowed to have pets on campus?

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The Pet Show with Warren Eckstein - 7/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Pets mirror their guardian’s stress—the level of stress in pets and their guardians follow each other. It’s now believed that pets mimic the owners stress level, rather than vice/versa. The story coming up. One of the most difficult times for a pet guardian is when their pet crosses the rainbow bridge—I’ll share some of my thoughts on things you can do to honor your pet’s memory. Many calls I receive are about cats not getting along. Today we’ll talk about “how to get your cats to like each other.” Question: Does your pet have your personality?

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The Pet Show with Warren Eckstein - 7/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

It’s official: pets benefit our mental health! I’ll be speaking with my good friend and fellow veteran Monty Hudson who developed a program called “neuro-traumatic resourcing.” Monty is in studio with me with two of his service dogs used to help our veterans with ptsd. Stay tuned it’s an eye opener. Have you heard the saying “sick as a dog”? Actually your pet’s health may tell you something about your own health. Animals learn the hard way with sights, sound, and smells—how our pets learn--coming up. Question: Would you choose a home based on your pet’s needs?

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The Pet Show with Warren Eckstein - 7/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

More pets are lost and euthanized during this time of year than any other. So I would be remiss if I didn’t spend some time discussing “How to keep your pets safe during this July 4th holiday. “ What you need to know coming up…. It’s official, dogs are replacing human friends as bff’s. One of the biggest mistakes dog guardians make, and many trainers as well, is punishing fearful behavior. We’ll discuss why this is so harmful to the dogs. Stress and your pets -and- yawning dogs. Question: How does your dog or cat tell you what they want?

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The Pet Show with Warren Eckstein - 6/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Is your dog or cat “stressed out?” Just like with people, stress can cause serious physical and emotional issues in our pets. How stress affects your dogs and cats. Another installment of “Why does my pet do that?” Positive training techniques vs punishment-based techniques when dealing with aggressive behavior. Anyone could benefit from having a pet. When is it really an emotional support animal, and when is it a pet? Question: Do you believe that your pets know what you’re thinking?

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The Pet Show with Warren Eckstein - 6/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

When humans go through big changes in life, their personality traits can change. Is it the same for our dogs and cats? Do our pet’s personalities change over time? A national survey of cat and dog guardians has revealed much about our relationships with our pets. The question is, are cat people different than dog people? And what if you live with both dogs and cats. A new study finds that when it comes to their pets, pet parents are willing to lie. Long walks in the park and romps at the dog park keep your dogs in top physical shape, but what about their mental health? Keep your dog’s brain healthy as they age! The signs of doggie cognitive dysfunction. Question Of The Day: Have you ever lied about spending more time with your pets?

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The Pet Show with Warren Eckstein - 6/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Are you being overprotective of your dogs when they’re around other dogs? Dog playing and dog fighting can often look the same. So how do you know when it’s playtime or when it’s time to go home. I’ll explain how to tell the difference. Dogs who are mentally and physically tired are less likely to be destructive or unruly. But it’s about more than just physical exercise. I’ll explain why mental exhaustion, is just as bad as physical exhaustion. Then, I’ll share ways to challenge your pet’s mind. The kitty convict project- why all indoor cats should wear orange breakaway collars. Question: Would you move if it meant keeping your pets?

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The Pet Show with Warren Eckstein - 6/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

A sound mind and a sound body, is extremely important when taking care of your pets. We often blame our dogs and cats for their bad behavior, but the majority of bad habits I’ve worked with, (and believe me I’ve worked with them all) are related to the home environment. Is your dog always sniffing you or your clothing, always licking you in the same spot—he may just be telling you it’s time for you to see a doctor. Can your dogs really diagnose disease in their guardians? We all wish that we could bring our dogs everywhere - and why shouldn’t we? How about being able to take your dog to the movie theater with you, as long as you can agree on the same movie? Question: Do you believe dogs can detect diseases in people?

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The Pet Show with Warren Eckstein - 5/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

The majority of questions I receive, both on and off the air, are about how to resolve behavioral issues with dogs and cats. Today I’ll explain what causes bad behavior, and what you can do about it. Pet humanization—what does it mean for our pets? Is it ok to treat them like us? Maybe we would be better off if we acted like them? The story coming up. A dog spends four years in a shelter and finally finds his forever home… The story I almost did not share---A healthy dog euthanized to fulfill deceased Virginia owner’s wish, to buried with her pet. Question : What are your thoughts on having a healthy pet euthanized, so it can be buried with you?

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The Pet Show with Warren Eckstein - 5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Look around at all the toys your dog or cat has? Those very toys your pets are playing with, could make them and you very sick. How dirty toys can make your pets ill. Is your dog or cat acting strange? They might not have a physical illness, but they still need help. There are a few psychological disorders your pet might be suffering from---and yes, they are treatable. That’s what this show is about. Had a great debate last week over whether therapy dogs actually like their jobs, do they really enjoy helping their guardians. The answer coming up. After all the pet deaths and mishaps on airlines, I’ll share some alternative travel arrangements that may be a safer option for your pets. Question: Do you believe that animals can have psychological problems?

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The Pet Show with Warren Eckstein - 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

You may not be the only one in your home suffering with allergies. Your dog or cat can also have reactions to pollen and other environmental allergens. I’ll share what you need to know to keep your pet’s comfortable and perhaps allergy free. Living with pets increases human interaction and combats the increased concerns of loneliness, prompting some researchers to suggest the government should do more to encourage it..The full story coming up. Master vs servant –why many dog owners(guardians) like ownership because they perceive it as controlling their pets behavior… Why rescues need your mascara. An unadoptable dog saves 3 girls from abduction Question: Do you consider yourself the master or the servant when dealing with your dogs and cats?

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The Pet Show with Warren Eckstein - 5/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

In order to fix the problem at the bottom end of your dog’s leash, stop and look at who’s holding the other end……Is it the problem dog or the problem guardian? I’ll share some very important health care problems a good dog or cat guardian should never ignore with their pets. You could save your pets from major health problems. I’ll share a very interesting story on why your veterinarian may refuse to euthanize your pet. Is dog and cat facial recognition on the horizon for your pets? Question: Do dogs and cats have a sense of humor?

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The Pet Show with Warren Eckstein - 5/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Of all of the questions I receive, perhaps the most common is “Why did my cat start marking around the house when he’s never done this before?” What makes your normally well-mannered cat start marking? Dog owners are happier than cat owners, and a new study explains why……Coming up: Why I disagree with the study, and would love to get your take. The dreaded trip to the veterinarian can make you and your pet really stressed out. It’s called “white coat hyper-tension” and I’ll tell you how you can you make it better. Why kids should live with pets. Question: do you sing to your pets?

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The Pet Show with Warren Eckstein - 4/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Is it true that most dogs and cats would prefer having an animal companion? Is having a pet for your pet a good idea? The answer coming up. Behavioral problems are among the top reasons people surrender their dogs to shelters. The good news is that with a little time, help, and lots of patience, dogs can learn to be active and well -behaved members of the family. My tips for a well-behaved dog coming up. It may surprise some, but having worked with over 40,000 pets it’s fairly common for dogs to be afraid of men. Some myths about your dogs and cats exposed. Question: Have you ever asked your dog or cat for advice?

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The Pet Show with Warren Eckstein - 4/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

New research claims female dogs are much friendlier than male dogs. I don’t agree and will share my thoughts and hear your opinions as well. Custody disputes over dogs and cats and other pets have become so common that it has led to a rise in pre-nups or as they are now being called pet-nups. Do you have a dog that likes to lean on you—in the world of dogs what is a leaning dog trying to tell you? Some people fear adopting a dog or cat from a shelter due to not knowing the pet’s behavior traits. But hold on - the traits your afraid of, can be changed. Question: Do you believe that female dogs are friendlier than males?

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The Pet Show with Warren Eckstein - 4/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Dealing with a hyper-active dog can cause many issues in the home. Today I’ll explain how to calm down an overly excited dog. Why growing older, with a pet, is better for your well-being. If you want to stay well as you age and boost your mental health, stay tuned. I’ll explain how adopting a pet may be the answer. You might make fun of your dog or cat’s bad breath but believe me it’s no laughing matter! How serious is bad breath in your dogs and cats? And what happens to those dogs trained to sniff out marijuana, when marijuana becomes legal? Question: Do you consider yourself your pet’s master or servant?

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The Pet Show with Warren Eckstein - 4/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Many of my listeners have more than one pet. We’ll discuss the drama that sometimes goes on with the pets in the home. I’ll have stories from pet guardians like you, about how their pets resolved issues amongst themselves. Just like us, cats have a wide variety of personalities. This is often the reason they are so misunderstood by their guardians. Spring is in the air, but some of those beautiful flowers can be very dangerous and, at times, deadly for our pets. Question: Is it ok to spoil your pets?

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