Articles: cats

January 23 2021

Keeping Pets Safe in the Winter

Keeping pets safe in winter can be a challenge. Some dogs delight romping in the snow and appear as impervious to frigid temperatures as polar bears. Malamutes, Great Pyrenees, Huskies and many other large dogs seem friskier in weather that chills us to the bone. On the other paw, Toy Poodles and Chihuahuas and all…

January 21 2021

Pets Are Back in the White House

Pets are back in the White House! President Woodrow Wilson once remarked on a dog’s ability to judge a person’s character.“If a dog will not come to you after he has looked you in the face, you ought to go home and examine your conscience.” On Jan. 17, the Delaware Humane Association held a virtual…

January 19 2021

Which One Doesn’t Belong?

Cockatoo sounds like a cat, but doesn’t exactly look like one. Are these cats fooled?

January 17 2021

Happy 99th: More with Betty White

Today, January 17 2021 is Betty White’s 99th birthday. Here’s an interview I had with Betty eight years ago and details on how she’ll celebrate this birthday. Here is one of my ‘sit-downs,’ as we call them, with Betty White. This is interview is from 10-years ago in Las Vegas, recorded at the Western Veterinary…

January 16 2021

Happy 99th: A Conversation with Betty White

On January 17 Betty White celebrates her 99th birthday. According to CBS News, she’s doing well in quarantine while literally getting her ducks in a row, feeding ducks is a part of her daily routine.   Here are some fun Betty White facts – I know them, because she’s told me herself. I’ve interviewed her many…

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 13 2021

Warning: Dog Food Recall, Sportmix from Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc.

At least 28 and perhaps up to 70 dogs have apparently succumbed as a result of Aflatoxin, produced by the mold  Aspergillus flavus, which can grow on corn and other grains used as ingredients in pet foods. Sportmix dog food brands are the names pet parents would recognize. One cat food and various brands of…

January 11 2021

Check it Out: 2 Free Pet Webinars in One Day

Details on two free webinars: We’re home, then we’re not and then we are and now we’re not. Is this confusing to some dogs? Darn straight it is. Also dogs rehomed several times are more susceptible to separation anxiety, and some studies indicate shelter/rescue dogs in general are more prone to separation anxiety. How can…

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 😽♥️ — black lives…

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