What has four legs, a fin, scales, hooves and maybe even a tail?

It's The Paw Report!

Have you ever wondered about the best way to train a puppy? Need advice on how to calm your pet's fear of the vet's office? Think you know all there is to know about microchipping? The Paw Report aims to cover those topics and more by bringing you the latest information from area veterinarians and pet experts on pet health, ownership and everything else related to our furry and not so furry friends.

New Episodes

  • Mondays at 6:30 p.m.


  • Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.

Want to See Your Pet on TV?

Your pet could be the next star of WEIU's new show, The Paw Report! Have a video or photo of your pet doing something funny or absolutely adorable? We'd love to share it with our viewers here at The Paw Report! Email it to Kate and you could see it on our show! Just make sure it's video taken by you or that you have permission to share it! For more information about how to get that video or photo to us, email Kate or call us at 217-581-6960.

Experts Needed!

If you are a veterinarian, trainer, groomer, specialist, rescue organization or shelter that would like to partner with The Paw Report by providing expert guests for the show or animals to be featured on our "Adoptable Pets" segment, please contact us by emailing Kate or calling 217-581-6960. If you have a topic you'd like to see on the show or questions for our experts, contact us with those too!

    Season 3 Re-Airings

    • April 21, 2014

    • Snakes, reptiles and other exotic pets are covered when Kyle Thompson form the Mattoon PetsMart joins us.

    • April 28, 2014

    • Have an aging pet? Find out what you can do to help make their transition easier. Dr. Sally Foote discusses.

    • May 5, 2014

    • Becky Furry from Charleston talks about the best way to introduce your pet to the groomer.

    • May 12, 2014

    • Life with a giant breed dog is this week's subject. Jacqueline Hickman from Charleston and her wolfhound, Sully, talk about what it’s like to have a really big dog at home.

    • May 19, 2014

    • Marci Kirk, DVM, from Albin Animal Hospitals in Mattoon and Charleston talks about assessing your pet’s health at home and when it might be time to call your vet.

    • The Paw Report Pet Club!

      Take advantage of this great opportunity for you and your pet can become WEIU members!

      Your gift will not only support current and future WEIU programming, but will also get you specialized thank you gifts and a Pet Club membership card offering exclusive discounts at local businesses and inside information via our pet club email blasts.

      Production of The Paw Report is Made Possible in Part By:

      Mattoon and Charleston