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January 14 2021

How Can Animal Assisted Intervention Animals Go Back to Work?

Making Informed Decisions About Animal Assisted Interventions Re-Entry was a webinar hosted with myself, Gail Golab, PhD, DVM, MANZCVS, DACAW, Chief Veterinary Officer, Scientific Affairs and Public Policy at American Veterinary Medical Association and from Pet Partners, moderator Meghan Rothschild, and now available on YouTube. We discussed how to safely return animal assisted intervention (AAI)…

January 10 2021

Declaws to End at Cat Friendly Practices

What a great way to kick off the New Year! From my Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show on WGN, listen HERE as Dr. Kelly St. Denis, president of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) discusses why AAFP now says Cat Friendly Practices can no longer maintain that certification if they practice declaw. Simply put, declaw…

January 9 2021

Enriching Cat Lives

As long as the cat can’t really get to the fish, for cats this is more entertaining that Jimmy Fallon Well, for cats that is. It’s important to engage cats and to create ways which they can engage themselves. VG making sure all his fish friends get something to eat 😽♥️ pic.twitter.com/5sTPjHyGIR — black lives…

January 5 2021

Cat Friendly Practices Can No Longer Declaw

Cat owners and even veterinary professionals have suggested Cat Friendly veterinary practices that declaw aren’t so friendly. Simply put, declaw (or onychetomy) is truly is an amputation as the veterinarian amputates the end section of the last bone, which contains the growth plate along the nail. Once thought to not permanently harm cats, there’s plenty…

December 30 2020

10 Resolutions for Pets for 2021

Here are my 10 resolutions for pets for 2021 Fear Free: The Fear Free initiative has grown from the little idea that was so brilliant – yet obvious – that it continues to spread across the planet. The notion began with a focus on veterinary professionals addressing emotional well-being, as well as physical health. Our…

December 22 2020

For Cats: Wet Food or Dry Food?

It’s one of those questions which cat parents and even veterinary professionals have debated for years: Wet food or dry food? Veterinary nutritionist Dr. Donna Raditic says “do both.”  Boarded in nutrition she is an undisputed expert on animal nutrition. I am not. However, I have been saying for years identally what Dr. Raditic says…

December 19 2020

Holiday Pet Safety with Dr. Mark Russak

Conversation with Dr. Mark Russak, member of the Board of Directors of the North American Veterinary Community and Past President of the American Animal Hospital Association has tips of keeping your pets safe at Christmas Tinsel and ribbon, forget about it…..I agree with Dr. Russak – why even have that in the house because for…

December 18 2020

Decoding Your Cat and Decoding Your Dog with Dr. Debra Horwitz

Dr. Debra Horwitz is a veterinary behaviorists and co-editor of two books that are great choices for a holiday gifts, Decoding Your Dog (which was released in 2015) and Decoding Your Cat (released this year). In the first of a 2-part interview on my national Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show, we chat about if decoding cats is even possible.…

December 9 2020

Christmas Gifts for Pets

Not taking the pandemic into account, last year, according to the American Pet Products Association, 42 percent of dog parents purchased at least one Christmas/Hannukah gift (so that’s nearly half the people with a dog) and 26 percent of cat parents do the same. Cats are still getting ripped off compared to dogs but millennials…

December 3 2020

Applauding New Rules for Animals In-Flight: Must be Service Dogs

I agree with the airline industry and U.S. Department of Transportation, animals designated as emotional support or comfort animals should no longer be allowed on airplanes, only legitimate service dogs. Having said that, the airlines – who are partially responsible for this issue in the first place – must offer alternatives for pet travel beyond…

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