Twentieth Show- “EMBRACE Your Pet” Courtney Boucher of Embrace Pet Insurance educated us about pet insurance and it’s importance and benefits to all pet owners. We talked about how pet insurance works, and that it is most beneficial to enroll early in a dog or cat’s life. Be sure to talk about pet insurance with your veterinarian as all these companies offer a free trial period with no commitment! Stephanie Kowalewski of www.heavenlyhoundstraining.com gave us great insight into electric pet fences, and we talked about this importance of how, and more importantly where they work best. She also warned us of the potential behavioral problems that can arise with it’s improper implementation.
Nineteenth Show-“Second Expo” Live from the Living Local Expo at the National Guard Armory in Lawrenceville. Our special Guest Professor Harriet Terodemos (Director of the Veterinary Technical Program at Bergen Community College) joined Dr. T and Fatima, and talked about the veterinary technician program and the career opportunities available for veterinary technicians. She also shared her passion for ferrets Pomeranians, and shelter medicine. We finished the show discussing the importance of senior pet wellness.
Eighteenth Show- “Who CARES?” One of the most common discussions veterinarians have in an exam room involves client concerns about anesthesia. Fear not listeners! This week, Fatima and Dr. T will be joined in studio by Dr. Andrea Caniglia, a board certified anesthesiologist from CARES. Tune in this Saturday at 10AM to learn more and listen to our Hound Help from the great Stephanie Kowalewki of Heavenly Hounds Dog Training at 107.7FM or via the app WRRC1 for iPhone and Android.
Seventeenth Show- “Exotics! No, we’re not talking about those fancy sport cars. We’re talking about our rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs” In the veterinary world, these are some of the types of pets that our special guest, Dr. Heather Pearson treats! Tune in to learn about exotics this Saturday at 10AM on 107.7 FM or via our app WRRC1 for Android and iOS devices.
Sixteenth Show- “The Philadelphia Flower Show!” LIVE from the Philadelphia Flower Show our special guests were Tricia and Kurt Baker, and their service and therapy dog Miki. AIR Dogs is all about the human animal bond, and we talked a lot about how pets benefit our lives. Their success story is truly remarkable! Stephanie Kowalewski owner and head trainer at Heavenly Hounds Dog Training discussed the importance of backyard play with your dog, and that dogs truly don’t like to be left alone out there.
Fifteenth Show-“INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY!” Dr. T and Fatima are joined in studio by our special guest Dr. Kim Hammer, an internal medicine specialist from NorthStar Vets. As always, Stephanie Kowalewski from Heavenly Hounds Dog Training enlightens us with another wonderful insight into pet behavior.
Fourteenth Show-” The Pet Plan”-Jackie Petersen a representative from one of the best pet insurance companies, PetPlan joins Fatima, Stephanie and Dr. T. She talks about the importance of pet insurance, and how it could benefit the care you can provide your pet! The bottom line? Pet insurance is worth the investment! Also, Stephanie gives great advice on how to prevent unwanted behavior like counter surfing when you cook. For more information about pet insurance feel free to reach out to Jackie at: Jacqueline.Petersen@gopetplan.com. Stephanie can always be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at http://heavenlyhoundstraining.com/
Thirteenth Show “Winter Weather Hazards”- Dr. Dawn Filos joins Dr. T to discuss winter hazards for your pet. Producer Fatima provides the infamous “Question of the Week”, and Stephanie Kowalewski of Heavenly Hounds Dog Training will provide you with her great Hound Help!
Twelfth Show “An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away”-Dr. T and Veterinary Technicians Amy Cymanski and Tishana Kabok give their insight into what common pet ailments should have you thinking about giving your veterinarian a call. As always, Producer Fatima will provide the question of the week, and Stephanie Kowalewski of Heavenly Hounds Dog Training will provide you with some more wonderful Hound Help!
Eleventh Show “Eye See The Signs”-Dr. Michael Brown, an animal ophthalmologist joins Dr. T and discusses everything from signs that your pet may have an eye problem to the use of surgery to correct cataracts in pets. Fatima has great questions for Dr. Brown, and Stephanie, as always, gives great advice on what steps pet owners should take if they have any concerns with playful biting from their pets.
Tenth Show “What Is Being Healthy?”- Dr. T and Dr. Zaid, an internal medicine specialist from Animerge, talk about a healthy diet, vaccinations, Lyme disease and much, much more! Also, Producer Fatima gives her famous “Question of the Week” and Owner Stephanie Kowalewski of Heavenly Hounds gives her famous “Hound Help” tip of the day.
Ninth Show “Are You Certified?!”- Dr. T interviews Veterinary Technician Tina D. Victoria who talks about a common syndrome called Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease. Also, Producer Fatima Heyward introduces the question of the week: What is the difference between a veterinary technician and a technician assistant? What are the responsibilities of licensed veterinarians as compared to credentialed veterinary technicians (CVTs)? Dr. T and his special guest put their experience together to answer both questions in great detail. Lastly, Owner Stephanie Kowalewski of Heavenly Hounds gives her famous “Hound Help” tip of the day.
Eighth Show “Let’s Talk About Felines!”- Dr. T interviews Kaitlyn Monahan on her life and schooling as an aspiring CVT (Certified Veterinary Technician). He also highlights that it’s “Adopt a Senior Dog” and “Pet Diabetes” month in which he speaks about vaccinations, feline aids and feline leukemia. Lastly, Owner Stephanie Kowalewski of Heavenly Hounds gives her famous “Hound Help” tip of the day.
Seventh Show “I Dental Dare You!”- Dr. T interviews certified veterinary technician Wafa Zouheir about how to protect your pet’s teeth. She hits topics, such as, bad breath, kinds of toothpaste that are best and how you should go about cleaning your pet’s teeth. Also, Producer Fatima Heyward introduces the question of the week: What is non-anesthetic dental cleaning and is it effective? Dr. T and Dr. Wafa join together to answer this week’s big question and Owner Stephanie Kowalewski of Heavenly Hounds gives her famous “Hound Help” tip of the day.
Sixth Show “Your Pet Matters Royal Edition”- Dr. T interviews recent graduate Dr. Laura Armenti who speaks about her experience going to school in Europe. He also talks about different vaccinations needed for different illnesses. This show is dedicated to Remembrance Day which honors all of the dogs that served in war and participated in courageous acts.
Fifth Show “Cancer is not the End”- Dr.T has Veterinary Oncologist Dr. Jennifer Kim speak about the misconceptions of chemo therapy and the advance treatments for cancer. Stephanie Kowalewski also gives her Heavenly Hound Tip of the day.
Fourth Show “Hazardous Halloween”- Dr. T talks about the hazards of Halloween for pets with Dr. Justine Lee and Owner Stephanie Kowalewski of Heavenly Hounds. Producer Fatima Heyward introduces the question of the week: Do pets get the same illnesses as humans?
Third Show “Surgeon on the Move!”-October 19,2013- Dr. T has Dr. Dennis Ting as a live guest to go into detail about the roll of a surgeon and what that entails. He also has Danielle Hudak from Ross University and Owner Stephanie Kowalewski of Heavenly Hounds give their opinions on the topic of the day.
Second Show “Healthy Hounds”-October 12, 2013- This week on Your Pet Matters Dr. T has two guests, Dr. Kim Weisner and Owner Stephanie Kowalewski of Heavenly Hounds. Dr. T and his special guests discuss some nutritional aspects abouts pets. Tune in next week to get more information about the pets you love!
Debut Show-October 5, 2013- Welcome to “Your Pet Matters” with Dr. T! On today’s first show, we had two guests Danielle Hudak from Ross University and Owner Stephanie Kowalewski of Heavenly Hounds. Dr. T talked about various topics; such as, his background and the schooling that is needed to become a vet. Tune in next week to get more information about the pets you love!