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Articles: One Health

March 28 2019

Passing of former AVMA and WVA Association President

Veterinary medicine lost a dedicated leader. The last time I saw her she had recently been named President of the World Veterinary Association . We spoke off-camera about the lackluster response of public officials in Puerto Rico following hurricane Maria and about one health, as you’ll see in the video below. Dr. Carlson was always…

January 3 2019

Leaders in Business Have Grown Up with Pets

Want to succeed in life? The answer: Get a pet! According to a Banfield Pet Hospital study (in conjunction with Kelton Research), there’s s a correlation between successful people and pets. Business leader believer having a pet has contributed to their career. Specifically 93 percent of the C-suite executives surveyed in the U.S. grew up…
Llamas may fight the flu

December 3 2018

Future of Canine or Human Flu Vaccines Could be the Llama

Worried about the dog flu or even ourselves getting the flu? Certainly, a vaccine can help to prevent the flu in both species. Now, there’s a new idea Get yourself a llama. Llamas have been used to produce a new antibody therapy that has the potential to work against all types of flu, including new…
Dogs detecting ovarian cancer, Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness

September 9 2018

Cancer Detecting Dogs: Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness

Vallie Szymanski, co-founder Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness joins me on my WGN Radio show. Listen HERE as Szymanski explains how really and truly dogs are now learning how to sniff out odors in ovarian cancer and these dogs really are cancer detecting dogs. Dr. Cynthia Otto at Penn Vet Working Dog Center is succeeding at training, so…
Pet expert Steve Dale and veterinary parasitologist Dr. Michael Dryden on tick disease in the fall

September 7 2018

Tick Disease is Ecological Havoc

Tick disease remains rampant especially in dogs.  This is the time of year, when you might think as the weather begins to cool that the ticks begin to go away. Actually, fall is when Lyme disease is the most considerable threat for dogs, according to Dr. Michael Dryden, veterinary parasitologist and distinguished professor Kansas State…

August 16 2018

Remembering Dr. Donna Alexander on WGN Radio

On May 20, Dr. Donna Alexander, then Administrator of the Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control was on my WGN radio show. I spoke to her privately the very next day, about several topics, including the need to update the trap/neuter/return ordinance and the continuing sad saga at the Animal Welfare League in…

August 15 2018

Longhorned Ticks: An Unwanted Import from Asia

If the tick inundation isn’t bad enough, the self-cloning East Asian tick is now multiplying in the U.S., and does transmit disease to people in it’s native Asian countries, as well as Australia and New Zealand The Lyme Disease Association reports that according to the National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa, the Haemaphysalis longicornis tick (otherwise…

August 10 2018

Babies May be Healthier with a Pet

Have a baby? What you need next is a pet and a good pediatrician. And with the pet you may not need that pediatrician quite as often. Increasingly, studies support the theory that a dog or cat in the home improves the human microbiome, particularly babies, and therefore improve their immune systems. According to the…

July 20 2018

Red-Eared Sliders Regaining Popularity: That Might Not Be So Great

I can’t believe it’s still “a thing,” spontaneously buying red-eared slider turtles. Back in the day, in the 1950’s and ‘60 into the early 70’s, these turtles were commonly kept as pets. Typically, though, they suffered from poor care. Their habitats were plastic containers with a plastic tropical looking palm and a small place to…

May 29 2018

Cook County Veterinarian Dr. Donna Alexander, a Dedicated Professional

Dedicated to her job and to help pets, that was Dr. Donna Alexander. Upon landing in New York City, I learned several hours ago that my friend, and Administrator of the Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control was found dead. She had been battling some health problems, but appeared to be doing well when…

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