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April 12 2020

Therapy Animal Coalition Goes Virtual

Among those out of work are therapy animals, as it’s considered too much of a risk to for the handler to bring the animal to a nursing home, hospital or rehab center – and schools aren’t even open to visit. The Therapy Animal Coalition is a Florida-based nonprofit dedicated to connecting organizations such as Mayo Clinic,…

April 12 2020

Infectious Disease Expert Dr. Scott Weese on COVID-19 and Pets; Remembering Dr. Peter Sakas on WGN Radio

When it comes to pets and COVID-19, one of the most respected sources on the planet is Dr. Scott Weese. I officially proclaim Dr. Scott Weese the Dr. Anthony Fauci of veterinary medicine. Listen HERE to my conversation with Dr. Weese. Truly when veterinary professionals get up in the morning, the blog they check is…

April 10 2020

Mounting Evidence COVID-19 Infection Isn’t Common in Pets

Antech Diagnostics announces in the press release (below) that in their surveillance of cat and dog samples, they could not find a single positive pet for SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19. The release doesn’t say, but I know they tested nearly 1,000 animals. This follows similar testing by IDEXX, another diagnostic lab, of well over that…

April 9 2020

10 Rabbit Facts

Rabbits are still sold at Easter and people still buy real bunnies. And that decision is almost always the wrong one for the rabbit. For starters, while rabbits can be wonderful pets – they’re not what people think they are. Also, if you purchase a little bunny understand that rabbis ma Rabbits can be very…

April 6 2020

Sheltering in Place: A Recipe for Separation Anxiety? What You Can Do Now

Sheltering in place at our homes is a dream come true for dogs. But when people head back to the office, I suggest we’ll see a significant uptick in separation distress among the following populations of dogs in particular: Dogs who previously suffered mild to more severe anxiety when separated from their people, potentially even…

April 5 2020

Human Animal Bond and Sheltering in Place

Dr. Elizabeth Bales is host, as I join her with Dr. Laird Goodman, president of the Human Animal Bond Association. Our wide ranging discussion includes everything from pro’s or con’s of spending so much time with our pets; why adoption and foster rates in some parts of the U.S. are happily so high and how…

April 2 2020

COVID-19: Stay Home, Save Lives

You gotta give props to Chicago’s dog loving Mayor Lori Lightfoot for her bravado and sense of humor through the COVID-19 pandemic, and doing the best she can do protect Chicagoans. She’s become a national figure. Mayor Lightfoot has said many times, it’s fine to out to walk your dog or to take a walk,…

April 2 2020

Tributes to Dr. Peter Sakas, Who Succumbed to COVID-19

In case you missed it – from the most poetic reporter in Chicago, Mile Lowe of WGN-TV…..a beautiful tribune to Dr. Peter Sakas, who recently succumbed to COVID-19. More here on Dr. Sakas. This one, from Fox News Chicago, also with Chicago Police Lt. active in rescue John Garrido,  “He was sent here from heaven…

April 2 2020

Delivery Dog Helps Neighbors

Sunny, the delivery dog charges nothing – well maybe he does get paid with treats. “He helps me so much so I wanted him to help other people,” says Sunny’s owner Karen.

April 1 2020

Cat in Hong Kong Tests Positive for COVID-19

According to the Hong Kong Agriculture Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD), a cat has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. This follows testing of two “weak positive” dogs. Same as the case with the dogs, the owner was confirmed with COVID-19. Also, same as the instance with the dogs, this cat has showed no signs…

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