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Pet Show Audio 2015

January 3rd, 2015 -- We're kicking off the year talking about the human-animal bond!

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee kick off the New Year

Segment 2 -- Dr Alan Beck, Director of the Human Animal Bond at Purdue University

Segment 3 -- More with Dr Beck

Segment 4 -- The conclusion of our conversation with Dr Beck

 

January 10th, 2015 -- It's our fifth year anniversary show!

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee kick welcome you to their fifth anniversary show

Segment 2 -- Rick and Lee hand the reigns to Dr. Mark Williamson from Lansing Veterinary Medical Center

Segment 3 -- Rick, Lee and Dr. Williamson discuss past guests

Segment 4 -- The conclusion with Dr. Williamson

 

January 17th, 2015 -- We discuss the importance of service dogs as companions for returning war veterans.

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- Eric Calley, returning US Marine talks about his experiences

Segment 3 -- More with Eric Calley

Segment 4 -- Jolanthe Bassett, organizer of Liberty's Legacy

 

January 24th, 2015 -- Jay Hemdal and Julia Wilson are our special guests today!

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- Jay Hemdal from the Toledo Zoo discusses the opening of their new aquarium

Segment 3 -- More with Jay Hemdal of the Toledo Zoo

Segment 4 -- Julia Wilson from the Capital Area Humane Society joins us for the wrap up

 

January 31st, 2015 -- Jayzun Boget is our special guest today!

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you, Lee braces for the small animals that just might be crawling on him shortly!

Segment 2 -- Jayzun Boget, Assitant Manager of Reptiles and Small Animals at Preuss Pets joins the show with some little friends

Segment 3 -- More with Jayzun Boget

Segment 4 -- Rick and Lee wrap up the show, Lee settles down

 

February 7th, 2015 -- It's the Best of the Mid-Michigan Pet Expert Talk Show!

 

Segment 1 --  Rick and Lee welcome David Wheaton, author of "My Boy Ben"

Segment 2 --  More with David Weaton

Segment 3 --  Our conversation with David Weaton continues

Segment 4 --  The conclusion with David Weaton

 

February 14th, 2015 -- David Frei and Carol Bergmann are our guests!

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- David Frei, Director of Communications with the Westminster Kennel Club

Segment 3 -- More with David Frei

Segment 4 -- Carol Bergmann, owner of Darbydale Kennels and Westminster Dog Show winner

 

February 21st, 2015 -- Ashley Hutchinson and Jim Watling are our guests!

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee re-cap the Westminster Dog Show

Segment 2 -- Ashley Hutchinson from the Salt Water Department at Pruess Pets joins the show

Segment 3 -- More with Ashley Hutchinson

Segment 4 -- Jim Watling from the Mid Michigan Marine Club joins the show

 

February 28th, 2015 -- Learn how to keep your pets safe during these cold temperatures!

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee re-cap last weeks show!

Segment 2 -- Andy Selts, Director of Ingham County Animal Control joins the show!

Segment 3 -- Rick and Lee welcome Julia Wilson, President of the Capital Area Humane Society

Segment 4 -- Justine Bell from the Animal Placement Bureau joins us to wrap up the show!

 

March 7th, 2015 -- Rick broadcasts live from the Global Pet Expo in Orlando, FL

 

Segment 1 -- Lee welcomes Rick broadcasting live from the Global Pet Expo

Segment 2 -- Steven Feldman, Executive Director of the Human-Animal Bond Research Initiative Foundation

Segment 3 -- Mike Bober, Executive Vice President of the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council

Segment 4 -- More with Mike Bober

 

March 14th, 2015 -- The Human-Animal Bond

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee re-cap last week's show

Segment 2 -- Heather Wiedenhoeft joins the show discussing the Human-Animal Bond and sharing Bonnie's Story

Segment 3 -- Members of the Animal Assisted Therapy Program at MSU join the show to discuss the Human-Animal Bond

Segment 4 -- More with the members of the Animal Assisted Therapy Program

 

March 21st, 2015 -- With the Warm Weather Comes the Wild Birds

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee discuss upcoming Spring events

Segment 2 -- Bill Thompson III, publisher of Bird Watcher's Digest

Segment 3 -- More with Bill Thompson III along with Kirby Adams

Segment 4 -- Kirby Adams, local area birder

 

March 28th, 2015 -- Water Gardens

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- Rich and Jennifer Johnson, Owners of Invisible Fence Mid-State

Segment 3 -- Rick Preuss discusses water gardens

Segment 4 -- Simone Ranes, Vice President of the Capital Area Koi and Water Gardening Club

 

April 4th, 2015 -- Easter Bunnies and Chicks

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee ask if Bunnies and Chicks make good pets

Segment 2 -- Kim Niblack, professionally raises and shows chickens

Segment 3 -- Danielle Coghill, rabbit owner and former employee of Preuss Pets

Segment 4 -- Jennifer Holton, Director of Communications for the Michigan Department of Agriculture

 

April 11th, 2015 -- Pet Insurance

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you and discuss pet insurance

Segment 2 -- Laura Bennett, Chief Executive Officer of Embrace Pet Insurance

Segment 3 -- Dr. Mark Williamson from Lansing Veterinary Medical Center

Segment 4 -- More with Dr. Mark Williamson

 

April 18th, 2015 -- Getting a Well-Behaved Dog

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee re-cap last week's show

Segment 2 -- Janice Milligan and Mat Hunter from Doggy Day Care and Spa

Segment 3 -- More with Janice Milligan and Mat Hunter

Segment 4 -- Jane McCormick from Positive Paws

 

April 25th, 2015 -- Jellyfish

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- John Michael, Director of Aqua Culture from Jellyfish Art

Segment 3 -- Paola, Director of Education from Jellyfish Art

Segment 4 -- Steve, Aquatics Manager from Preuss Pets

 

May 2nd, 2015 -- Carnivorous Plants and Bonsai Gardening

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- Jason Bodet from Preuss Pets discusses carnivorous plants

Segment 3 -- Deren Bodell from Preuss Pets discusses bonsai gardening

Segment 4 -- Rick and Lee discuss ponds and water gardens

 

May 9th, 2015 -- Alzheimer's in Pets

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- Dr. Elizabeth Head, Associate Professor at the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky discusses Alzheimer's in Pets

Segment 3 -- More with Dr. Elizabeth Head

Segment 4 -- Lee Ann Hull, owner of Sierra Rose Farms, Healing Hearts with Horses

 

May 16th, 2015 -- Alligators and Reptiles

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee re-cap last week's show

Segment 2 -- David Critchlow, owner of Critchlow Alligator Sanctuary joins the show

Segment 3 -- Lori Sargent from the DNR discusses the Herp Atlas Project

Segment 4 -- More with Lori Sargent

 

May 23rd, 2015 -- Reptiles and Herpetology

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee re-cap last week's show

Segment 2 -- Rick and Lee welcome David Mifsud, President of Herpetological Resource and Management 

Segment 3 -- More with David Mifsud

Segment 4 -- Rick and Lee welcome Jason Boget from Preuss Pets

 

May 30th, 2015 -- Nature Centers and Summer Activities

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you and re-cap last week

Segment 2 -- Kit Rich, Nature Center Coordinator for the Harris Nature Center

Segment 3 -- Jenny Mensch, Program Manager at the Fenner Nature Center

Segment 4 -- Kevin Wernet, Executive Director at the Woldumar Nature Center

 

June 6th, 2015 -- Potter Park Zoo

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee discuss the Brenda Leonard Story

Segment 2 -- Dennis Laidler, Education Coordinator at Potter Park Zoo joins the show

Segment 3 -- More with Dennis Laidler

Segment 4 -- The wrap-up with Dennis Laidler

 

June 13th, 2015 -- Paws with a Cause

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- Deb Babas, Community Outreach Manager for Paws with a Cause joins the show

Segment 3 -- Carol Luster, Volunteer Foster Puppy Raiser at Paws with a Cause joins the show

Segment 4 -- Jana Nicol, Administrative Assistant for the Michigan Department of Transportation joins the show to discuss service dogs

 

June 20th, 2015 -- We Love Kids 'n' Dogs and Doggy Day Care and Spa

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- Joe Rabideau, President of Legacy Ideas discusses the Poochie Bowl

Segment 3 -- Melissa Allen, Vice President of We Love Kids n Dogs joins the discussion

Segment 4 -- Janice Milligan from Doggy Day Care and Spa discusses her new location

 

June 27th, 2015 -- Canine Influenza and Cat Hording

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- Andy Selts, the Executive Director from Ingham County Animal Control discusses the cat hording incident.

Segment 3 -- Dr. Mark Williamson from Lansing Veterinary Medical Center joins the show to discuss Canine Influenze

Segment 4 -- More with Dr. Mark Williamson

 

July 4th, 2015 -- Bird Flu

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you and wish you a Happy 4th!

Segment 2 -- Kim Niblack, resident Bird expert joins the show

Segment 3 -- Jennifer Holton, Communication Director from the MI Department of Agriculture joins the discussion

Segment 4 -- Dr. Wayne Beasley from Cedar Creek Veterinary joins the show

 

July 11th, 2015 -- Cat Ownership

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee re-cap last weeks show

Segment 2 -- Marjie Niblack and Kirbay Preuss from Preuss Pets join the show to discuss cat ownership

Segment 3 -- Harriet Morier, founder of Go Cat Feather Toys joins the discussion

Segment 4 -- More with Harriet Morier

 

July 18th, 2015 -- Dog Ownership

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee discuss Reef Classes at Preuss Pets and ScrapFest

Segment 2 -- Dawn Pizzoferrato from Annabelle's Pet Station discusses dog training

Segment 3 -- More with Dawn Pizzoferrato

Segment 4 -- Kirbay Preuss from Preuss Pets discusses getting her first dog

 

July 25th, 2015 -- 4-H and the Ingham County Fair

 

Segment 1 -- Kirbay fills in for Rick this week

Segment 2 -- Lee and Kirbay talk with Sandy Dargatz, the Executive Director of the Ingham County Fair

Segment 3 -- Mark McCorkle, MSU 4-H Program Cooridinator, joins the discussion

Segment 4 -- Greta and Morgan, two girls who are in the 4-H Program join the show

 

August 1st, 2015 -- Purebred Dogs in Rescues and Shelters

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee re-cap last week's show

Segment 2 -- Patti Strand, President of the National Animal Interest Alliance joins the show

Segment 3 -- More with Patti Strand

Segment 4 -- John Stottele, owner of The Family Puppy joins the discussion

 

August 8th, 2015 -- The Legend of the Great Lakes

 

Segment 1 -- Dr. Howard Tanner, former of the Department of Natural Resources joins Rick and Lee

Segment 2 -- The discussion continues with Dr. Howard Tanner

Segment 3 -- More with Dr. Tanner

Segment 4 -- The conclusion with Dr. Howard Tanner

 

August 15th, 2015 -- Animals In the Classroom

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee re-cap last week's show

Segment 2 -- Dana Johnson, Director of the People's Church Pre-School and Nikki Mitchell, Education Coordinator for Preuss Pets joins the show

Segment 3 -- More with Dana Johnson and Nikki Mitchell

Segment 4 -- The wrap-up with Nikki Mitchell

 

August 22nd, 2015 -- Axolotls and Salamanders

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- Frank Indiviglio from the Bronx Zoo joins the show

Segment 3 -- More with Frank Indiviglio

Segment 4 -- Heather Eisthen from MSU joins the discussion

 

August 29th, 2015 -- Vests for Police Dogs

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome Mike Morgan from Michigan Kennels

Segment 2 -- Rick and Lee welcome Sandy Marcal, founder and President of Vested Interest in K-9's, Inc.

Segment 3 -- More with Mike Morgan and Sandy Marcal

Segment 4 -- The wrap-up with Mike Morgan

 

September 5th, 2015 -- Pet Adoption and Goldfish

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you and re-cap last week's show

Segment 2 -- Natatlie Hopper shares her story of adopting her pitbull, Stella

Segment 3 -- Annette Hull, a special education teacher, discusses the effects of Goldfish on her student, Lucy

Segment 4 -- The wrap-up with Rick and Lee

 

September 12th, 2015 -- Baby Whales and the Lyman Briggs Program at MSU

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you and re-cap last week's show

Segment 2 -- Jason Gallant, Assistant Professor of Zoology at MSU discusses baby whales

Segment 3 -- More with Jason Gallant

Segment 4 -- Lauren Phillips from the Lyman Briggs Program joins the discussion

 

September 19th, 2015 -- If You Build It They Will Come

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee re-cap last week's show

Segment 2 -- Julia Wilson, President of the Capital Area Humane Society, discusses expanding their facility

Segment 3 -- More with Julia Wilson

Segment 4 -- Janice Milligan, owner of Doggy Day Care and Spa, discusses their new location in Okemos

 

September 26th, 2015 -- 24-Hour Health Care For Your Pet

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee re-cap last week's show

Segment 2 -- Dr. Mark Williamson from Lansing Veterinary Medical Center joins the show

Segment 3 -- The discussion continues with Dr. Williamson

Segment 4 -- The conclusion with Dr. Williamson

 

October 3rd, 2015 -- Animal Control and Fish Stories

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- Anne Burns, Deputy Director for Ingham County Animal Control joins the discussion

Segment 3 -- More with Anne Burns

Segment 4 -- Dawna Briggs, Corrections Supervisor for the State of Michigan joins the show

 

October 10th, 2015 -- Lost and Found

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- Rich and Jennifer from Invisible Fence Mid-State joins the show

Segment 3 -- Maria from Lost and Found Pet Connections of Lansing joins the discussion

Segment 4 -- Holly from Voiceless Michigan joins the show for the wrap-up

 

October 17th, 2015 -- Creepy Creatures on Display

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- Jayzun Boget from the Reptile and Small Animal department at Preuss Pets joins the show

Segment 3 -- More with Jayzun Boget

Segment 4 -- Nathan Hanks from Uluru Dragons joins the show

 

October 24th, 2015 -- Two Fathers and Two Daughters

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- Kirbay Preuss joins the show along with Howard and Nikki Soldan

Segment 3 -- More with Kirbay Preuss along with Howard and Nikki Soldan

Segment 4 -- The conclusion with the Preusses and the Soldans

 

October 31st, 2015 -- The Evolution of Fish Tanks

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you and recap Yappy Hour and Tarantula Day

Segment 2 -- Les Wilson, Co-Founder of Cobalt Aquatics joins the show

Segment 3 -- More with Les Wilson

Segment 4 -- The conclusion with Les Wilson

 

November 7th, 2015 -- Poison Dart Frogs

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- J.P. Lawrence of J.P. Lawrence Photography joins the show

Segment 3 -- More with J.P. Lawrence

Segment 4 -- Gage Denney from Preuss Pets joins the show

 

November 14th, 2015 -- Animals in the Classroom

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee re-cap last week's show

Segment 2 -- Nikki Mitchell and Kirbay Preuss from Preuss Pets joins the show

Segment 3 -- More with Nikki Mitchell and Kirbay Preuss

Segment 4 -- The conclusion with Nikki Mitchell and Kirbay Preuss

 

November 21st, 2015 -- The first step on the path to Westminster

 

Segment 1 -- Kirbay Preuss takes Rick's place on today's show

Segment 2 -- Vicky Bovee, Secretary and Cluster Chair of the Ingham County Kennel Club joins the show

Segment 3 -- Mark Jaeger, President of the Ingham County Kennel Club joins the discussion

Segment 4 -- More with Mark Jaeger

 

November 28th, 2015 -- 3,000 Rabbits Hoppin' Into Town

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- Jane Burt, editor of the Michigan State Rabbit Breeder's Association joins the show
Segment 3 -- More with Jane Burt and Penny Jezuit, 4-H Leader and Rabbit Superintendent in Ingham County joins the show

Segment 4 -- The conclusion with Jane Burt

 

December 12th, 2015 -- Gifts and Horses

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- Steven Taylor, owner of Crestview Tack Shop joins the show

Segment 3 -- Jenny Sturdevant from the Aquatic Department at Preuss Pets discusses gift ideas

Segment 4 -- Kirbay Preuss joins the show for the conclusion

 

December 19th, 2015 -- Last Minute Gift Ideas

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee welcome you

Segment 2 -- Rich and Jennifer Johnson from Invisible Fence Mid-State join the show to discuss last minute gift ideas for your pet

Segment 3 -- More with Rich and Jennifer Johnson

Segment 4 -- Rick and Lee discuss the Santa Photo Event happening at Preuss Pets

 

December 26th, 2015 -- 2015 In Review

 

Segment 1 -- Rick and Lee along with Dr. Mark Williamson from Lansing Veterinary Medical Center welcome you

Segment 2 -- Rick, Lee and Mark discuss past shows

Segment 3 -- More with Dr. Mark Williamson

Segment 4 -- The conclusion with Dr. Mark Williamson

 

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