Articles: veterinary health

Your Pet Might Make the Grey Muzzle Calendar

The Grey Muzzle Organization improves the lives of at-risk senior dogs by providing funding and resources to animal shelters, rescue organizations, sanctuaries, and other non-profit groups nationwide. The intent is to support foster and adoption into forever homes of elder dogs, who are almost aways in a precarious position – though they have done nothing…

International Dog Day: Chaser, My Fair Canine

International Dog Day is August 26. Saying goodbye to a pet is difficult. Saying thank you is what I want to figure out how to do. Around 25 years ago, I had learned our 15-year-old Brittany, Chaser, had cancer. One month, the same X-rays showed nothing. About four-weeks later,  her lungs are filled with cancer.…

PURRsuing FIP and WINNing: Winn Feline Symposium

Winn Feline Foundation is bringing expert researchers from around the world together for a symposium on feline infectious peritonitis (FIP), PURRsuing FIP and WINNing , at the University California-Davis November 16 and 17, 2019. The Winn Feline Foundation, the world’s premiere non-profit funder of cat health studies has been supporting studies on FIP since the…

Dr. Robin Downing and Steve Dale Talk Declaw at FETCH

Today there is more information than ever regarding declaw in cats. We know better about how to use behavior modification and even a new pheromone product called Feliscratch to attract cats and kittens to scratching posts. We also know more about the deleterious medical problems that are directly correlated to declaw. In this instance causation…

Contra Freeloading, A New Way to Feed Pets

Contra freeloading is one of my favorite topics to talk about. I discuss how to enrich pets’ lives with Dr. Regan McGowan, research scientist at Purina. Sure, we can talk about what to feed our pets but equally as important is how to feed them. Contra freeloading refers working for meals, even as a preference…

8 Summer Safety Tips for Dogs

Here are 8 Tips to keep dogs safe in hot weather: 1, Being dogs, as a species understand they aren’t as capable at self regulating their body temperatures as we humans are. Many dogs – especially large dogs – do better in the winter, as they are always wearing a winter coat. However, they can’t…

Heartworm Disease Kills Dogs and Cats, and It’s Preventable

Veterinary parasitologist Dr. Michael Dryden of Kansas State University is bugged about mosquitoes, and explains that they transmit a disease called heartworm to dogs and cats. A half a million to a million dogs, he says, are getting heartworm disease. What’s totally sad about this is that heartworm is nearly 100 percent preventable. And the…

Why Algae Blooms are Killing Dogs, And Where It’s Happening

No one seems to know why there’s been a recent escalation toxicity to blue green algae causing untimely death in so many dogs. Media reports of deaths have occurred in several states, including California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Illinois, Maine, Minnesota, North Carolina, Vermont and Wisconsin but since there is no Centers for Disease Control for…

Waggle Foundation

I talk on my Steve Dale’s Pet World national radio show about the cost of veterinary medicine. I argue veterinary medicine is a bargain. Well, bargain or not – doesn’t help if you can’t afford it.  And that’s where Steve Mornelli of the Waggle Foundation comes in. The idea is to help people who are…

Animal Cruelty Charges; Officials Rescue 73 Terriers

Two Ontario County, New York residents have been charged with animal cruelty after officials seized 73 small Cairn Terrier-type dogs. Officials said Humane Society workers were dispatched to a home on Lawyer Road in Naples, NY a report of dogs running in the road. Officials responded to the home a second time the following day,…

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