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June 11 2016

Rats Don't Like Dog Poop

Give a rat a choice, and that rat will NEVER eat dog poop. That’s the fact. Ald. Rameriz-Rosa and the Mayor want to make it a crime ($50 to $500 fine) for people who do not pick up in their own backyards. I phoned Alderman Rameriz-Rosa’s office and was told “You’d know when to fine…

June 10 2016

Dogs Do Die in Hot Cars, And No Wonder

Dogs do die in hot cars. So, how hot does it get? There are all kinds of charts out there, if it’s this temperature in 10 minutes – it gets that hot…Seems some of those charts might exaggerate, so I thought I’d find out for myself.      

June 6 2016


The American Veterinary Medical Association and Global Lyme Alliance are partnering on the StopLyme public education campaign.  Here’s what human medicine and veterinary medicine agree on, because it’s fact: Tick numbers are not only on the rise, but tick species’ territories are expanding. And where there are more ticks, there’s more tick disease in dogs…

June 2 2016

HSUS and Feds Break Up Dogfighting Ring

The Humane Society of the United States  (HSUS) led the charge as nine people have been charged with participating in an interstate dogfighting conspiracy June 1. The case was called “Operation Grand Champion,” and was led by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of the Inspector General, the Department of Homeland…

June 2 2016

FIP Potential Breakthrough at Kansas State

FIP or feline infectious peritonitis is actually not an infectious disease, despite its name. However, the corona virus which mutates in some cats into FIP, is very infectious. If there is no enteric corona virus, there’s no FIP.  No one knows why most cats are able to easily fend of the relatively benign corona virus…

May 27 2016

Dog Trainers Who Get It Right

Canine Principals is a blog, apparently based in the UK, that does a great job writing about all things dogs and dog training. One recent post – which I think is brilliantly fun – 10 Reasons Why Not to Follow (Dog Whisperer) Cesar Millan, authored by Sally Gutteridge. I can go further – and want to elaborate…

May 26 2016

Dog Parker on HouseSmarts TV: Keep Pets Safe, Not Tied Up

Dog Parker is a GREAT idea – a safe and secure place to leave our dog outside a convenience store or a coffee place while you run inside. I agree, mostly better not to take the dog with in the first place – but that’s just not going to happen. People want to be with…

May 25 2016

Mosquitoes Carry More Disease Than You Think

Consumer Reports just did a piece on how to protect yourself against the Zika virus. But what about your pets? Veterinary parasitologist Dr. Dwight Bowman, professor at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Bowman is also on the Board of Directors of the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) says, “We don’t believe that dogs get the Zika virus.” The…

May 24 2016

Lyme Disease Symptoms in People and in Dogs

LYME DISEASE IN PEOPLE: The symptoms of Lyme disease in people vary and may appear in stages. Please note the following is not meant to be an exhaustive list of symptoms. Also, it’s important to understand that ticks enjoy sharing and might infect a person with Lyme and also anaplasmosis and/or still another of many…

May 23 2016

Illinois Governor Targets Cats

The state of Illinois is a mess. I am not being political – just honest. It’s made national news that the State has operated without a budget for nearly a year, schools have suffered, at some colleges enrollment is now down. In particular, non-profits serving at risk individuals with various needs, have been shut out.…

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