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Resolutions for Pets from the President

As we slide into February, in January I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. John de Jong ,president of the American Veterinary Medical Association about his resolutions for pets in 2019 on my national Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show. Resolution #1: Pets to get annual or best bi-annal check-ups. We now know, as…
AVMA pet demographics

New AVMA Pet Ownership and Demographics Sourcebook

From the American Veterinary Medical Association Pet Ownership Sourcebook: Pet ownership is on the rise in the United States, with dogs leading the way and large increases in the number of less traditional pets like poultry and lizards, according to recently released data from the AVMA. The 2017-2018 edition of the AVMA Pet Ownership and Demographics…

3 Resolutions for Pets from AVMA President

Dr. Michael Topper, president of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), offers three New Year’s resolutions for pet owners HERE on Steve Dale’s Pet World. Dr. Topper begins with helping pet owners understand that preventive illness is up because we’re not seeing veterinarians for regular check ups. Catching issues early leads to easier (and often less expensive) treatments.…

AVMA New Year's Resolutions

Dr. Joe Kinnarney, immediate past president of the American Veterinary Medical Association offers his New Year’s Resolutions for pets for 2017. Dr. Kinnarney has a crystal ball (who doesn’t) and offers what he alone can see on my national Steve Dale’s Pet World Radio show HERE. Dealing with overweight and obese pets – which are…

Reindeer Pronounced Healthy by AVMA President

It was a month before Christmas and at the North Pole, Dr. Tom Meyer (president of the American Veterinary Medical Association) was about to play his most critical role.  

Dr. Donlin Named New AVMA CEO

I’ve known Dr. Janet Donlin for nearly 20 years. Her commitment to animals, and veterinary medicine is unwavering. Following Hurricane Katrina, I held a benefit for the animal victims and to support the demolished SPCA in New Orleans; I called the benefit Mardi Growl. Donlin was one of the first to RSVP and offer personal…

Veterinarian and Physician On STOP LYME

Dogs and kids do go together like peanut butter and jelly…Indeed, if a dog is out playing and is later diagnosed with Lyme disease (or any other tick disease), children in particular (or anyone at the other end of that leash) sharing that same environment was potentially exposed as well. Not believing there’s enough real…

Celebrate National Pet Week

To our best pals who fill us with wonder, who unconditionally love, who teach about life and death….and who inspire us….and who we may share to secrets never to be revealed…Celebrate National Pet Week!

Lifetime of Love

To celebrate this special bond between people and their pets and mark the 35th anniversary of National Pet Week®, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) with support from Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets are offering veterinary clinics complimentary copies of the Lifetime of Love poster during National Pet Week (May 1 to 7). “This poster…

America’s Favorite Veterinarian Nominee, Dr. Jerry Klein

Dr. Jerry Klein, from Chicago Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center, could be named America’s Favorite Veterinarian. You can vote everyday, and vote HERE. Dr. Klein was no doubt nominated for nothing short of heroism during the dog flu epidemic, as well as a career that’s helped define emergency veterinary medicine.

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