LOS ANGELES, Calif – April 21, 2016 – PodcastOne, the nation’s largest advertiser-supported podcast network, today announced that international pet expert Warren Eckstein is launching a new weekly podcast. With a successful 30-year career in syndicated radio, Eckstein will now also provide original content through conversation about pet news and tips, along with inviting celebrity guests on the show to look into the questions you didn’t even know you had about your pets. From significant humane issues to lighthearted stories, The Pet Insider is for every animal lover, and will be available Tuesdays on PodcastOne.com, the PodcastOne app and iTunes.
“My ears are perked up and my tail is wagging with excitement that The Pet Insider is joining PodcastOne,” said Eckstein. “If you love animals and are not afraid to admit that your pets are part of your family, you’re going to love this show!”
PodcastOne Chairman and CEO Norm Pattiz said, “As a guy who’s often described as loving pets more than people, I love having this podcast on our network. Warren is no stranger to me, having listened to his radio program for years. It’s great to have him on the PodcastOne network.”
Warren Eckstein is an internationally known pet and animal expert who has devoted over thirty-five years to teaching both pets and their people to live happily together through his unique “Hugs and Kisses” approach to animal behavior, care and training. Warren has worked with more than 40,000 pets, including those of many well-known celebrities like David Letterman, Cheryl Tiegs, Lily Tomlin, Geraldine Ferraro, Al Pacino, Rodney Dangerfield, Phylicia Rashad and many more. Since 1997, Eckstein has been a Contributing Pet & Animal Editor for NBC’s TODAY show, and was the regular pet and animal expert for Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee. He is seen weekly on The Discovery Channel and appears as the “Creature Keeper” for the Disney Channel’s New Mickey Mouse Club. He also helped develop and produce content for DogTV on DirectTV. Warren hosts his own syndicated radio show, going into its 31st year on the air.
Nationally, Warren has made appearances on The Tonight Show, Late Night with David Letterman, Good Morning America, 20/20, E!, Court TV and others. Warren has been featured in People Magazine, Time, USA Today, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker, Money Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Family Circle and more. Warren authored Pet Aerobics, How to Get Your Cat to Do What You Want, How to Get Your Dog to Do What You Want, The Illustrated Cat’s Life, The Illustrated Dog’s Life, as well as the autobiography Memoirs of a Pet Therapist: A Tail Book. Founder of the non-profit, Hugs & Kisses Animal Fund, Eckstein is also a 25-year Emeritus member of the Board of Directors for the Bide-A-Wee Home Association, the nation’s oldest no-kill charitable humane organization.
PodcastOne, the leader in advertiser-supported podcasts, was founded by Norm Pattiz, founder of radio-giant Westwood One. PodcastOne currently hosts approximately 200 of today’s most popular podcasts, including Adam Carolla, Shaquille O’Neal, Steve Austin, Heather Dubrow, Shawn and Larry King, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Heather McDonald, Dr. Drew, Penn Jillette, Eddie Trunk, Ross Mathews, Dan Patrick, Ross Tucker, Rich Eisen, Chris Jericho, Jay Mohr, TheCHIVE, Loveline, WNYC’s Radiolab and Freakonomics, Laura Ingraham, and a whole lot more, at www.PodcastOne.com.
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