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MM PETS SHOW SEGMENTS - 2014
January 4th, 2014 -- Talking About The Difference Between Wellness Plans and Pet Insurance...and Orthopedic Surgery
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you to the first show of the new year!
Segment 2 -- Laura Bennett, CEO Embrace Pet Insurance
Segment 3 -- Dr. Joe Leppanen DVM, Owner Pennsylvainia Veterinary Care
Segment 4 -- More with Dr. Leppanen
January 11th, 2014 -- We're Talking About The Human Animal Bond
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee warm up for another exciting week
Segment 2 -- Dr. Alan Beck, Chairman of the Center For Human Animal Bond at Purdue University
Segment 3 -- More with Dr. Beck
Segment 4 -- The conclusion of our discussion with Dr. Beck
January 18th, 2014 -- We're Talking To Local Movers And Shakers About The Latest In The Pet And Animal World!
Segment 1 -- Jamie Macaloon Lampman, outgoing head of the ICAC
Segment 2 -- More with Jamie Macaloon Lampman
Segment 3 -- Finishing the conversation with Jamie Macaloon Lampman
Segment 4 -- Kit Rich from the Harris Nature Center
January 25th, 2014 -- Looking At a New Local Invention And Learning About Sled Dog Events At The Harris Nature Center
Segment 1 -- Lee and Rick discuss this week's topics
Segment 2 -- Ben Riggan talks about Paw Pods
Segment 3 -- Sharon Kremsreiter from Groom Room Small Pet Salon in Williamston
Segment 4 -- More with Sharon discussion Sled Dog Fun at The Harris Nature Center
February 1st, 2014 -- We're talking Rick's favorite topic...FISH!!!
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee warm up for Rick's favorite topic...fish!
Segment 2 -- Shelby Bush, Freshwater Manager at Preuss Pets
Segment 3 -- Dave Parks from Segrest Farms in Florida
Segment 4 -- More with Dave Parks
February 8th, 2014 -- It's Westminster Dog Show Time!
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee are thinking Dog Show
Segment 2 -- David Frei, Communications Director of Westminster Dog how
Segment 3 -- Carol Bergmann, owner of Darbydale Kennells in Williamston
Segment 4 -- More with Carol Bergmann
February 15th, 2014 -- Talking Local Weekend Events
Segment 1 -- Talking to the MSU Rodeo Club about the Spartan Stampede
Segment 2 -- More with the MSU Rodeo Club
Segment 3 -- Wrapping it up with the MSU Rodeo Club
Segment 4 -- Jim Watling from captivereef.com talks Coral Expo and Swap
February 22nd, 2014 -- Let's Talk Zoos!
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee recap the Coral Expo and discuss the wide world of zoos
Segment 2 -- Jay Hemdal from the Toledo Zoo and Aquarium
Segment 3 -- Dennis Laidler from the Potter Park Zoo
Segment 4 -- More with Dennis Laidler
March 1st, 2014 -- We're Talking With Jungle Jack Hannah About Zoo Ethics!
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee get you prepped for a big name guest
Segment 2 -- Jungle Jack Hannah!
Segment 3 -- Sue Rose, former MSU Professor talks about the Copenhagen Zoo
Segment 4 -- More with Sue discussing the Westminster Dog Show
March 8th, 2014 -- Pet Dental Health Is In The Spotlight!
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome the special guest host: Dr. Mark Williamson
Segment 2 -- Dr. Ben Colmery, Vet Oral Surgeon and Dentist and former Adjunct Professor at MSU.
Segment 3 -- Dr. Mark Williamson from Lansing Veterinary Medical Clinic
Segment 4 -- More with Dr. Williamson
March 15th, 2014 -- Talking About Pet Related Features At The Lansing Home Show
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee recap the Ingham County Animal Control Awards Show
Segment 2 -- Rich Johnson, owner of Invisible Fence Midstate
Segment 3 -- Rick Luke from Luke Landscape Company
Segment 4 -- Rick Pruess talks about his interactive display at the home show
March 22nd, 2014 -- The Furr-Ball Is Coming, And All Things Dogs
Segment 1 -- Janice Milligan, owner of Doggy Daycare and Spa
Segment 2 -- Janet Smith, owner of Good Dog Training
Segment 3 -- Julia Palmer, President of Capitol Area Humane Society
Segment 4 -- More with Julia Palmer
March 29th, 2014 -- We're Talking About The Unique Human-Animal Bond
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you to this week's topic
Segment 2 -- Alesha Williams, Recreation Therapy Coordinator at Burcham Hills Center for Health and Rehabilitation
Segment 3 -- Dr Kevin Mullin from Greater Lansing Endonotics
Segment 4 -- Dr Alan Beck, from Center For The Human Animal Bond at Purdue University
April 5th, 2014 -- We're Talking To "The Dog Whisperer!"
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee discuss this week's topic and special guest
Segment 2 -- Cesar Millan, The Dog Whisperer
Segment 3 -- More with Cesar Millan
Segment 4 -- The conclusion of the conversation with Cesar Millan
April 12th, 2014 -- Let's Talk About Birds!
Segment 1 -- It's intro to bird week with Rick and Lee
Segment 2 -- Bill Thompson III Editor of Bird Watchers Digest
Segment 3 -- Local birder Kirby Adams
Segment 4 -- More with Kirby Adams
April 19th, 2014 -- We're Learning About Glofish!
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee discuss Glofish
Segment 2 -- Jason Gallant, Assistant Professor of Zoology at MSU
Segment 3 -- More with Jason Gallant
Segment 4 -- Shelby Bush, Assistant Manager of Freshwater Fish at Pruess Pets
April 26th, 2014 -- Learning About Medical Service Dogs and "Liberty's Legacy"
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee introduce this week's important topic
Segment 2 -- Jolanthe Bassett, wife of a Brigadier General
Segment 3 -- Carol Borden, owner of Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs
Segment 4 -- More with Carol Borden
May 3th, 2014 -- We're Talking About Feral Cats!
Segment 1 -- Anne Burns, the interim director at Ingham County Animal Control, Carol Manos, founder of Carol's Ferals in Grand Rapids, and Dr Mark Willliamson from Lansing Veterinary Medical Center start our roundtable discussion about Feral Cats
Segment 2 -- Part two with our panel
Segment 3 -- More with our panel
Segment 4 -- Wrapping up the conversation with our All-Star panel
May 10th, 2014 -- We're Slooowwwwlllly Talking About Tortoises!
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee slowly ease into this week's topic ;)
Segment 2 -- Cindy Wagner, curator at the Potter Park Zoo
Segment 3 -- Jason Boget from Pruess Pets
Segment 4 -- More with Jason Boget
May 17th, 2014 -- Let's Talk About Water Gardens!
Segment 1 -- Lee and Rick warm up the waters for this week's show
Segment 2 -- Sue Rose, former MSU Professor and animal expert
Segment 3 -- Rick Pruess talks about waterfall options and other backyard oasis ideas
Segment 4 -- More wisdom and knowledge from Rick Pruess
May 24th, 2014 -- Learning About Puppy Mills
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee talk frogs, salmon in the classroom, and give a preview of this week's more serious topic
Segment 2 -- Patti Strand, President and Founder of the National Animal Interest Alliance in Portland, Oregon
Segment 3 -- More with Patti Strand
Segment 4 -- The conclusion of our conversation with Patti Strand
May 31st, 2014 -- Talking Be A Tourist In Your Own Town And Salmon In The Classroom!
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee set the stage for this week's fun!
Segment 2 -- Katie Woodhams from Fenner Nature Center
Segment 3 -- Kirbay Preuss from Preuss Pets
Segment 4 -- Mark Stephens, Education Curator from MSU's Project Fish
June 7th, 2014 -- We're Talking Fish, Rodeos, Puppies, And More!
Segment 1 -- Who sets the stage for a great show better than Rick and Lee? Nobody!
Segment 2 -- Gib King, Wildlife Biologist with US Dept of Interior
Segment 3 -- Jill Fritz from the Michigan Humane Society
Segment 4 -- More will Jill Fritz
June 14th, 2014 -- We Try To Unravel The Mystery Of Cat Behavior
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee get in a feline frame of mind
Segment 2 -- Dr Marie Hopfensparger, DVM at the MSU Small Animal Clinic
Segment 3 -- Marjie Niblak, Kitten Adoption Coordinator at Preuss Pets
Segment 4 -- Steven Taylor from the Ingham County Fair Foundation talks about next Saturday's 4-H pancake breakfast fundraiser
June 21st, 2014 -- Let's Talk Puppies, And Buying Puppies At a Puppy Store
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee preview this week's show and guest
Segment 2 -- John Stottele, co-owner of The Family Puppy stores of SE Michigan
Segment 3-- More with John Stottele
Segment 4 -- Rick and Lee discuss pet store government oversite
June 28th, 2014 -- Chinchillas...They're Cute...And We're Talking About Them!
Segment 1 -- Lee admits he needs this week's show to learn about Chinchillas
Segment 2 -- Randy Jagielos of Jag's Chinchillas
Segment 3 -- More with Randy Jagielos
Segment 4 -- Nikki Mitchell of Preuss Pets
July 5th, 2014 -- We're Talking Service Dogs
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee get ready to talk about the coolest dogs around!
Segment 2 -- Mike Morgan, local dog trainer
Segment 3 -- Kathleen Goodman, author of "Puppy Possibilities"
Segment 4 -- Carmen Espinosa talks about talks getting a service dog for a veteran
July 12th, 2014 -- Bionic Pets!
Segment 1 -- What are Bionic Pets? Rick and Lee lay out this week's show.
Segment 2 -- Jeff Collins, CEO & President of K-9 Orthotics and Prosthetics
Segment 3 -- Dr Jeff Leppanen from Pennsylvania Vet Care
Segment 4 -- More with Dr Leppanen
July 19th, 2014 -- It's 4H At The Ingham County Fair Time!
Segment 1 -- Sandy Dargatz, Ingham County Fair Executive Director
Segment 2 -- Luke Dunsmore from East Hamlin Wranglers talks cattle
Segment 3 -- Sierra Jezuit, Holt 4H club President talks rabbits
Segment 4 -- Ashley Shepard, Onondaga 4H club President talks horses
July 26th, 2014 -- How Do People Overcome Fear Of Plants And Animals?
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee introduce this week's unique topic
Segment 2 -- Kate Woodhams from Fenner Nature Center
Segment 3 -- Peter Carrington from Beal Gardens at MSU
Segment 4 -- More with Peter Carrington
August 2nd, 2014 -- Discussing The Power Of Animal Therapy
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee set the stage for this week's topic and guest
Segment 2 -- Philip Tedeschi, Executive Director for the Institute of Human Animal Connection at The University of Denver
Segment 3 -- More with Philip Tedeschi
Segment 4 -- The conclusion of our conversation with Philip Tedeschi
August 9th, 2014 -- We're Talking About The Ultimate Air Dog!
Segment 1 -- Lee and Rick talk about our local k-9 jumping celebrity
Segment 2 -- Cheryl Carlson from Cher Car Kennels
Segment 3 -- Larry Pickett, owner of the champion Ultimate Air Dog...and more with Cheryl Carlson
Segment 4 -- The conclusion of our conversation with Larry and Cheryl
August 16th, 2014 -- Discussing Local The Trap Neuter Return Program
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee introduce this week's topic and its importance for feral and free roaming cats in Mid-Michigan
Segment 2 -- Holly Thomas, founder and President of Voiceless Michigan
Segment 3 -- Julia Wilson, President of Capital Area Humane Society
Segment 4 -- More with Julia Wilson
August 23rd, 2014 -- We're Talking To Fish Lovers And Cat Lovers...Not At The Same Time...
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee talk about finding someone with more passion for fish than Rick!
Segment 2 -- Heather Burke from the freshwater department at Preuss Pets
Segment 3 -- More with Heather Burke
Segment 4 -- Penny Preuss discusses this weekend's cat show in Flint
August 30th, 2014 -- Dogs In Restaurants???
Segment 1 -- Should dogs be allowed in restaurants? Rick and Lee discuss...
Segment 2 -- Margaret O'Brien, State Representative from Portage
Segment 3 -- Justin Winslow from the Michigan Restaurant Association
Segment 4 -- Mike Morgan from Mid-Michigan Kennels
September 6th, 2014 -- Service Dogs Working With Prisoners AND Giant Pandas!
Segment 1 -- Rick checks in from the MACNA Conference in Denver
Segment 2 -- Professor Phil Tedeschi from the Institute For Human Animal Connection talks about service dogs in prisons
Segment 3 -- More with Phil Tedeschi
Segment 4 -- Sarah Bexell talks Giant Pandas
September 13th, 2014 -- How Do You Keep Your Urban Pets Happy?
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee discuss the challenges of owning an urban pet
Segment 2 -- Rich "The Dog Guy" and Jennifer Johnson from Invisible Fence Midstate in East Lansing
Segment 3 -- More with Rich and Jennifer
Segment 4 -- Carol Hein-Creger from Anabelle's Pet Station in Lansing
September 20th, 2014 -- The Incredible Dr. Pol And How To Keep Your Pet Safe This Fall!
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee set the stage for this week's special guest
Segment 2 -- The Incredible Dr. Pol from National Geographic Wild
Segment 3 -- Dr Mark Williamson from Lansing Veterinary Medical Center
Segment 4 -- More with Dr Williamson
September 27th, 2014 -- We're Gluttons For Gluten...And So Are Dogs!
Segment 1 -- Why are we talking Gluten...Lee and Rick explain
Segment 2 -- Dawn Scheu and Kathy Watters, co-owners of Nosy Dog Protection Partners
Segment 3 -- More with Dawn and Kathy
Segment 4 -- Jason Ballentine, National Sales Manager of Great Life Pet Products
October 4th, 2014 -- Amazing New Products For Pets
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee discuss some of the exciting new products for pets
Segment 2 -- Jason Fincher from Aussie Naturals
Segment 3 -- More with Jason Fincher
Segment 4 -- Rick Pruess breaks down some of the new product he saw in Chicago
October 11th, 2014 -- Apple Butter, Yak's Milk, And Other Non-Typical Things!
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee "Yak" it up about this week's non-typical show
Segment 2 -- Kate Woodhams from Fenner Nature Center
Segment 3 -- Brandon Barney from the Himalayan Dog Chew Company
Segment 4 -- More with Brandon Barney
October 18th, 2014 -- Halloween Is In The Air...We're Talking Bats And More!
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee get spooky talking Halloween pet fun
Segment 2 -- Rob Mias, from the Organization For Bat Conservation in Bloomfield Hills
Segment 3 -- Gary Spanski talks about this weekend's Halloween events in Williamston
Segment 4 -- Rick previews next Friday's Doggie Trick Or Treat Costume Contest and other events in Old Town
October 25th, 2014 -- Halloween Events...Plus 24 Creepy Legs Are In The Studio!
Segment 1 -- It's Halloween time, Rick and Lee get you in the spirit of things
Segment 2 -- Dennis Laidler from Potter Park Zoo talking Boo At The Zoo
Segment 3 -- Jason Boget plus 3 tarantulas from Preuss Pets
Segment 4 -- Kit Rich from Harris Nature Center talks Halloween events
November 1st, 2014 -- Good News For Dog Owners This Week!
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee resist the urge to bark with excitement about this week's show
Segment 2 -- Janice Milligan from Doggy Day Care and Spa talks about her new store!
Segment 3 -- More with Janice Milligan
Segment 4 -- Karen and Kim Griggs talk about the Puppy Paws charity event
November 8th, 2014 -- Nemo Banned From Your Fish Tank...WHAT???
Segment 1 -- Lee and Rick break down how good old Nemo might not be able to swim in your fish tank anymore.
Segment 2 -- Chris Jury, Grad Student at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
Segment 3 -- Dustin Dorton, President of a marine fish farm in Florida
Segment 4 -- More with Dustin Dorton
November 15th, 2014 -- Meet The New Head Of The Ingham Animal Control
Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee warm up for another exciting week!
Segment 2 -- Andy Seltz, new Director of Ingham County Animal Control, plus volunteer coordinator Ashley Hayes
Segment 3 -- More with Andy and Ashley
Segment 4 -- Mike Morgan from Mid Michigan Kennels talks training explosives and rescue dogs in Asia.