Your Pet Matters

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When you’re not feeling well, you call the doctor. When your pet is sick, talk to our doctor.

107.7 The Bronc presents the first and only pet healthcare show in Mercer County. Tune in to Your Pet Matters with Dr. Michael Tokiwa of the Animal Hospital at Kingston and Blawenburg or subscribe to their podcast.

Your other family physician, Dr. T is on-call every Saturday at 10 a.m. to discuss your pets health. From wellness and prevention to diet and exercise, Dr. T. will use his veterinarian experience and knowledge to provide you and your family with the best medical advice, cutting edge medicinal techniques, natural remedies and alternative therapies to keep your dog’s tail wagging and your cat purring.

Our pets are lifelong friends, don’t they deserve a lifelong wellness partner? Listen to Your Pet Matters with Dr. Michael Tokiwa of the Animal Hospital at Kingston and Blawenburg, Saturdays at 10 a.m. on 107.7 The Bronc.

Click here for more information about Dr. Tokiwa and the staff at the Animal Hospital of Kingston and Blawenburg.

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Meet The Host and Producer

Dr. T(Host) Dr. T is a veterinarian, business owner, and Medical Director of the Progressive Veterinary Care Family of Animal Hospitals. His real name is Michael Tokiwa, and he calls himself the CanAsian (guess the ancestry). He medically cares for dogs and cats, tweets and writes articles about his thoughts on a variety of subjects, teaches about veterinary medicine, drums on his kit or sometimes on his belly (for his son), he rides his Honda CBR or his mountain bike, and helps people understand the human animal bond. He’s kind-of everywhere, and you can find him at www.barkmeowvets.com, his twitter, his linkedin, and his facebook.

 

041916_WRRC_013(Co-host/Producer) Jacky Segovia is majoring in Digital Media: TV, Radio and Film. She is excited to be part of The Bronc’s family and to learn from its innovative team. Besides Digital Media, Jacky loves people and to learn about their stories, she believes everyone has something amazing to share with the world and she hopes to work in merging both, technology and people’s stories, to create inspiring, relevant and cutting edge content across media platforms. Jacky also loves food and to try different cuisines, but her most favorite activity of all is dancing and listening to music.

November 05, 2016 – Dr. T is joined by Jackie Petersen of Pet Plan Pet Insurance! – Oh yeah! That’s Jordan training with us today.
November 05, 2016 – Dr. T is joined by Jackie Petersen of Pet Plan Pet Insurance! – Oh yeah! That’s Jordan training with us today.

Listen to our latest archive to learn more about Pet Plan Pet Insurance

September 17, 2016 – Melissa Conley from Westfield Veterinary Group joined us in studio today!
September 17, 2016 – Melissa Conley from Westfield Veterinary Group joined us in studio today!
September 10, 2016 – Check out Dr. T and Dr. Justine Lee joining us via Skype from Saint Paul, Minnesota.
September 10, 2016 – Check out Dr. T and Dr. Justine Lee joining us via Skype from Saint Paul, Minnesota.
August 27, 2016 – Dr. T is joined in studio by Dr. John Lewis of NorthStar Vets.
August 27, 2016 – Dr. T is joined in studio by Dr. John Lewis of NorthStar Vets.

Dr. John Lewis, head of the department of dentistry at NorthStar Vets visited us in studio today sharing his best expertise and knowledge about veterinary dentistry.

August 20, 2016 – Dr. T and Jacki Skole in our studio.
August 20, 2016 – Dr. T and Jacki Skole in our studio.

Dr. T spoke to Jacki Skole about the research findings portrayed in her book “Dogland, A Journey to the Heart of America’s Dog Problem.”

August 13, 2016 – Dr. T joined by Dr. Brady Beale, Veterinary Ophthalmologist at U Penn, in our studio.
August 13, 2016 – Dr. T joined by Dr. Brady Beale, Veterinary Ophthalmologist at U Penn, in our studio.
August 06, 2016 – Dr. T and Dr. Garret Pachtinger
August 06, 2016 – Dr. T and Dr. Garret Pachtinger

Dr. T is joined by Dr. Garret Pachtinger, Co-founder and COO of VETgirl, Veterinary Trauma Director at VSEC and House Officer Director for BluePearl.

July 30, 2016 – Dr. T and Veterinary Ophthalmologist Dr. Kristina Vygantas with her children!
July 30, 2016 – Dr. T and Veterinary Ophthalmologist Dr. Kristina Vygantas with her children!

Dr. Kristina Vygantas of NorthStar Vets joined us at the Terhune Orchards’ “Just Peachy Festival.” We broadcasted LIVE and got to discuss about pet’s vision, signs to look out for and all the different vision related health issues that affect dogs and cats.

July 23rd, 2016 – Dr. T is joined by Skip’s for Dogs owners John and Kylee Formento.
July 23rd, 2016 – Dr. T is joined by Skip’s for Dogs owners John and Kylee Formento.

Today’s discussion is about John and Kylee’s mission to bring more toys to more dogs as they donate a toy to a dog in need at a local shelter or rescue through their company Skip’s for Dogs.

July 16, 2016 – Dr. T is joined by Jennifer Durn of Hope Veterinary Specialists live at the Garden State Cat Expo
July 16, 2016 – Dr. T is joined by Jennifer Durn of Hope Veterinary Specialists live at the Garden State Cat Expo

Today’s discussion was about the field of Veterinary Social Work and the importance of the emotional support available to pet owners facing trauma or loss.

July 09, 2016 – Dr. Jennifer Kim of NorthStar VETS and Dr. T LIVE from the Trenton Farmers’ Market
July 09, 2016 – Dr. Jennifer Kim of NorthStar VETS and Dr. T LIVE from the Trenton Farmers’ Market

Broadcasting LIVE from Trenton Farmers’ Market Dr. T and Dr. Jennifer Kim of NorthStar VETS talk about oncology, cancer, treatments and more!

May 11, 2016 – Marjy Wienkop of On the Edge Feline Behavior and Training and Dr. T broadcasting LIVE from our studio
May 11, 2016 – Marjy Wienkop of On the Edge Feline Behavior and Training and Dr. T broadcasting LIVE from our studio

Marjy Wienkop of On the Edge Feline Behavior and Training and Dr. T broadcasting LIVE from our studio

May 07, 2016 – Dr. Ian Spiegel, Veterinary Dermatologist and Dr. T broadcasting LIVE from our studio.
May 07, 2016 – Dr. Ian Spiegel, Veterinary Dermatologist and Dr. T broadcasting LIVE from our studio.

Dr. T is joined by Dr. Ian Spiegel of Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center.

April 23, 2016 – Dr. Marie Holowaychuck joined us from Calgary, Canada.
April 23, 2016 – Dr. Marie Holowaychuck joined us from Calgary, Canada.

Dr. T is joined by Dr. Marie Holowaychuck of Critical Vet Care.

February 27, 2016 – Dr. Lisa Fink comes to visit!
February 27, 2016 – Dr. Lisa Fink comes to visit!

Dr. T is joined by Dr. Lisa Fink of Cornell University Veterinary Specialists

Dr. Tommy Monaco comes to visit!
Dr. Tommy Monaco comes to visit!

Dr. T. is joined by Dr. Tommy Monaco of Katonah Bedfield Veterinary Services!

Chantal Cartier, Lyn Robinson, and Stephanie Kowalewski come to visit!
Chantal Cartier, Lyn Robinson, and Stephanie Kowalewski come to visit!

Dr. T. with Chantal Cartier of Maverick Pet Partner, Lyn Robinson of Live and Learn Dogs and Heavenly Hounds Dog Training, and Stephanie Kowalewski, the owner of Heavenly Hounds Dog Training!

Chantal Cartier and Lyn Robinson come to visit!
Chantal Cartier and Lyn Robinson come to visit!

Dr. T. with Chantal Cartier of Maverick Pet Partners and Lyn Robinson of Live and Learn Dogs and Heavenly Hounds Dog Training!

Dr. Georgia Arvanitis comes to visit!
Dr. Georgia Arvanitis comes to visit!

Dr. T. with Dr. Georgia Arvanitis, the Vice President of The Easel Animal Rescue League!

Dr. Peter Chapman comes to visit!
Dr. Peter Chapman comes to visit!

Dr. T. with Dr. Peter Chapman of V-Sec!

Rob Gillette Comes to Visit!
Rob Gillette Comes to Visit!

Dr. T. with Rob Gillette of Red Bank Veterinary Hospital!

Dr. Sarah Boston visits via Skype!
Dr. Sarah Boston visits via Skype!

Dr. T. with Dr. Sarah Boston, writer of her memoir Lucky Dog: How Being a Veterinarian Saved my Life. You can find Lucky Dog on Amazon.

November 7th, 2015 – Clarissa Lyon of Merial Field Veterinary Services comes to visit!
November 7th, 2015 – Clarissa Lyon of Merial Field Veterinary Services comes to visit!

Dr. T. with Clarissa Lyon of Merial Field Veterinary Services!

Jennifer Kim of NorthStar Vets comes to visit!
Jennifer Kim of NorthStar Vets comes to visit!

Dr. T. with Oncologist Jennifer Kim of NorthStar Vets!

Your Pet Matters Live at the Hamilton Area’s YMCA’s Run to Raise!
Your Pet Matters Live at the Hamilton Area’s YMCA’s Run to Raise!

Dr. T. and Matt with the CEO of the Hamilton Area’s YMCA discussing the future of the Run to Raise 5K!

Your Pet Matters Live at the Hamilton Area’s YMCA’s Run to Raise!
Your Pet Matters Live at the Hamilton Area’s YMCA’s Run to Raise!

Dr. T. with Stephanie Kowalewski of Heavenly Hounds Dog Training in Lawrenceville!

Molly Sumner of Kindred Companions LLC comes to visit!
Molly Sumner of Kindred Companions LLC comes to visit!

Dr. T. with Molly Sumner of Kindred Companions LLC and Yellow Dog Pet Supply!

The Dog Trainers, Stephanie and Adrienne, Come to Visit!
The Dog Trainers, Stephanie and Adrienne, Come to Visit!

Dr. T. with Stephanie Kowalewski of Heavenly Hounds Dog Training in Lawrenceville and Adrienne Carson of Live and Learn Dogs!

Live from Heavenly Hounds Dog Training!
Live from Heavenly Hounds Dog Training!

Your Pet Matters was LIVE from Heavenly Hounds Dog Training in Lawrenceville!

Stephanie and Chantal come to visit!!
Stephanie and Chantal come to visit!!

Dr. T. with Stephanie of Heavenly Hounds Dog Training in Lawrence and Chantal of Maverick Pet Partners

August 8, 2015 – Ernie Katris of Elive Pet Products comes to visit!
August 8, 2015 – Ernie Katris of Elive Pet Products comes to visit!

Dr. T. with Ernie Katris of Elive Pet Products via Skype!

Red Bank Veterinary Hospital At Home Care Team comes to visit!
Red Bank Veterinary Hospital At Home Care Team comes to visit!

Dr. T. with Dr. Avery, Dr. Smith, and Technician Lauren of Red Bank Veterinary Hospital!

July 18, 2015 – Dr. Andrea Caniglia of CARE comes to visit!
July 18, 2015 – Dr. Andrea Caniglia of CARE comes to visit!

Dr. T. with Dr. Andrea Caniglia, the veterinary anesthesiologist at CARE, the Center for Animal Referral and Emergency Services!

Dr. Ira Gordon of The Oncology Service comes to visit!
Dr. Ira Gordon of The Oncology Service comes to visit!

Dr. T. with Dr. Ira Gordon, a veterinary radiation oncologist with The Oncology Service.

June 13, 2015 – Live from Rider Reunions Day with Heather Troyer!
June 13, 2015 – Live from Rider Reunions Day with Heather Troyer!

Dr. T. and Heather Troyer of Oradell Animal Hospital LIVE are Rider Reunions Day!

June 13, 2015 – Live at Rider Reunions Day with Heathery Troyer!
June 13, 2015 – Live at Rider Reunions Day with Heathery Troyer!

Dr. T. and Heather Troyer of Oradell Animal Hospital LIVE are Rider Reunions Day!

June 13, 2015 – Live from Rider Reunions Day with Heather Troyer!
June 13, 2015 – Live from Rider Reunions Day with Heather Troyer!

Dr. T. and Heather Troyer of Oradell Animal Hospital LIVE are Rider Reunions Day!

June 6, 2015 – Dr. Michael Brown comes to visit!
June 6, 2015 – Dr. Michael Brown comes to visit!

Dr. T. with Dr. Michael Brown of Crown Veterinary Specialists, Animerge, and Animal Eyes of NJ!

May 9, 2015 – Dr. Amanda Landis-Hanna with Voyce!
May 9, 2015 – Dr. Amanda Landis-Hanna with Voyce!

Dr. T. with Dr. Amanda Landis-Hanna of My Dog’s Voyce via Skype!

May 2, 2015 – West Windsor Police Department comes to visit!
May 2, 2015 – West Windsor Police Department comes to visit!

Dr. T. with Lt. Garofalo, Ptl Montgomery, and K9 Cherno!

April 25, 2015 – Your Pet Matters visits Bark Now for Autism Speaks!
April 25, 2015 – Your Pet Matters visits Bark Now for Autism Speaks!

Dr. T. and Matt with volunteer Emily Josephson!

April 11, 2015 – Dr. Siobhan Haney comes to visit!
April 11, 2015 – Dr. Siobhan Haney comes to visit!

Dr. T. with Dr. Siobhan Haney!

April 4, 2015 – Dr. Elaine Holt comes to visit!
April 4, 2015 – Dr. Elaine Holt comes to visit!

Dr. T. with Dr. Elaine Holt DVM of Crown Veterinary Specialists.

March 28, 2015 – Joseph DeFulio LVT comes to Visit!
March 28, 2015 – Joseph DeFulio LVT comes to Visit!

Dr. T. is joined by Joseph DeFulio LVT of Saint Francis Veterinary Center!

March 21, 2015 – Steve Mehler of Hope Veterinary Services Visits!
March 21, 2015 – Steve Mehler of Hope Veterinary Services Visits!

Dr. T. is joined by Steve Mehler of Hope Veterinary Services for a sweet 80’s cop pose!

March 7, 2015 – Dr. Alane Calahane visits via Skype!
March 7, 2015 – Dr. Alane Calahane visits via Skype!

Dr. T. with Dr. Alane Calahane, CEO of Veterinary Specialty Hospital of Hong Kong!

March 05, 2016 – Your Pet Matters visits The Philadelphia Flower Show
March 05, 2016 – Your Pet Matters visits The Philadelphia Flower Show

Your Pet Matters set up at The Philadelphia Flower Show.

March 05, 2016 – Your Pet Matters visits The Philadelphia Flower Show
March 05, 2016 – Your Pet Matters visits The Philadelphia Flower Show

Trish and Kurt Baker with their dogs!

March 05, 2016 – Your Pet Matters visits The Philadelphia Flower Show
March 05, 2016 – Your Pet Matters visits The Philadelphia Flower Show

Dr. T gets a kiss!

March 05, 2016 – Your Pet Matters visits The Philadelphia Flower Show
March 05, 2016 – Your Pet Matters visits The Philadelphia Flower Show

Dr. T. and Matt at the Philadelphia Flower Show!

March 05, 2016 – Your Pet Matters visits The Philadelphia Flower Show
March 05, 2016 – Your Pet Matters visits The Philadelphia Flower Show

Dr. T., Matt, and Trish and Kurt Baker with their dogs at The Philadelphia Flower Show!

February 21, 2015 – The Seeing Eye, Inc. comes to visit!
February 21, 2015 – The Seeing Eye, Inc. comes to visit!

Dr. T. is visited by Jill Jaycox, Melissa Baumgartner, and Howie of The Seeing Eye, Inc.!

February 7, 2015 – Heavenly Hounds Trainers came to visit!
February 7, 2015 – Heavenly Hounds Trainers came to visit!

Dr. T. with Stephanie Kowaleski of Heavenly Hounds Dog Training, Adrienne Carson of Live and Learn Dogs, and Chantal Cartier of Maverick Pet Partners!

February 7, 2015 – Heavenly Hounds Trainers came to visit!
February 7, 2015 – Heavenly Hounds Trainers came to visit!

Chantal Cartier of Maverick Pet Partners with her cool hat, and Adrienne Carson of Live and Learn Dogs pose for a picture before the show!

January 31, 2015 – Camp Bow Wow Lawrenceville comes to visit!
January 31, 2015 – Camp Bow Wow Lawrenceville comes to visit!

Dr. T. with Louise McKewon and Mr. McKewon of Camp Bow Wow Lawrenceville!

January 24, 2015 – Rauhaus Freedenfeld & Associates comes to visit!
January 24, 2015 – Rauhaus Freedenfeld & Associates comes to visit!

Dr. T. with architect Warren Freedenfeld of Rauhaus Freedenfeld & Associates!

January 17, 2015 – Crown Veterinary Specialists and Emergency came to visit!
January 17, 2015 – Crown Veterinary Specialists and Emergency came to visit!

Dr. T. with Dr. Wendy Ross of Crown Veterinary Specialists and Emergency!

January 10, 2015 – Redbank Came to Visit!
January 10, 2015 – Redbank Came to Visit!

Dr. T. skying with Dr. Martha Cline and Dr. Maryanne Murphy from Red Bank Veterinary Hospital!

 

Audio Archives

December 03, 2016

Dr. Garret Pachtinger shares the best holiday prevention tips– Dr. T. and Dr. Garret Pachtinger of VSEC Philadelphia talk about safety tips for your pets this holiday season.

November 26, 2016

November 19, 2016

Dr. T and Stephanie Kowalewski talk about holiday prevention.– Dr. T. spoke and Stephanie Offerdal-Kowalewski, owner of Heavenly Hounds Dog Training,  will be discussing tips and tricks to make the holidays not only enjoyable for your family but also for your pet.

November 12, 2016

[ENCORE] Dr. Sarah Boston, author of “Lucky Dog: How Being a Veterinarian Saved my Life”– Dr. T. spoke to Dr. Sarah Boston, author of her memoir “Lucky Dog: How Being a Veterinarian Saved my Life”!

November 05, 2016

Jackie Petersen from Pet Plan Insurance joined Dr. T to talk about the benefits of pet insurance– Dr. T. spoke to Jackie Petersen of Pet Plan Pet Insurance about the benefits of covering your kittens, puppies and other pets.

October 29, 2016

[ENCORE] Halloween Special with Dr. Jennifer Kim– Dr. T. spoke to Dr. Jennifer Kim, veterinary oncologist at NorthStar VETS, about cancer in pets and safety measures to be aware of this Halloween.

October 22, 2016

Nancy Talleno, founder of Peace in the Pack, joins us today.– Dr. T. spoke to Nancy Talleno, founder of Peace in the Pack, about the importance of canine behavioral counseling because dogs, like humans, experience trauma, hurts and behavioral modifications according to their surroundings and experiences

October 15, 2016

Dr. Ira Gordon, radiation oncology specialist, researcher and co-founder of VetPrep and ViralVet joins us in studio.– Dr. T. spoke to Dr. Ira Gordon and the field of radiation oncology and anti-inflammatory radiation therapy. They also talked about VetPrep and ViralVet and how these are helping the veterinary field and veterinary students to succeed. 

October 08, 2016

Entrepreneurship in the pet industry with Vicki Lynne Morgan, president of Animal Brands– Dr. T. spoke to Vicki Lynne Morgan about Animal Brands and her career as president and her business experience in the pet industry.

October 01, 2016

Ron Levi, founder of DOGTV chats with us today.– Dr. T. spoke to Ron Levi, founder and chief content officer of DOGTV. He shared the history and success of the first and only TV channel for dogs in America and its influence all over the world. 

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