Archive for February 2011

Wellness Recalls Canned Cat Food

WELLPET LLC VOLUNTARILY RECALLS CERTAIN LOTS OF CANNED CAT FOODNo Other Lots, Products or Dates AffectedTewksbury, MA (February 28, 2011) – WellPet LLC announced today (February 28) it has voluntarily recalled certain lots of Wellness® canned cat food. While recent laboratory testing found that most lots of Wellness canned cat food that were tested contain... Read more »

Bark for Chicago's Astounding Dog Show

Carl Auslander and Sindy Schneider of the IKC present the Best in Show honors with BIS judge Liepmann to CH. Casablanca's Thrilling Seduction
The International Kennel Club of Chicago dog show is one of the best in the nation for the dogs, and most important for people who attend. Being a benched show, you can walk up and down aisles and meet the canine athletes. Aside from the conformation competition – which leads to Best in Show –... Read more »

Point And Shoot at Cats, May Soon Be Legal in Utah

Microchips can protect lost pets, but not from a bullet. Feral animals in Utah can now be shot at, if a bill passes the state senate. Rep. Curtis Oda Rep. Curtis Oda’s bill that allows people to shoot feral cats and other animals. The bill passed through the lower chamber 44-28 Friday, February 25 without... Read more »

Cat Burglar

Lock your doors, hide your valuables….there’s a stealthy cat burglar just waiting to snatch your things. 

Western States Veterinary Conference Interviews

At the 83rd Annual Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas, I conducted lots of interviews (it’s what I do). Here are some which will be seen at my Pet World Radio site and elsewhere in the upcoming months: 

American Humane Association Announces Pawscars

And now the envelope please. Here they are – the moment you’ve been waiting for, the American Humane Association announces winners of their annual Pawscar Awards.“No Animals Were Harmed”® certification from American Humane Association, the nation’s voice for the protection of children and animals. American Humane Association’s Certified Animal Safety Representatives™ monitor the treatment of... Read more »

Sniffing Out New Breeds at the International Kennel Club of Chicago Dog Shows

The big time International Kennel Club of Chicago Dog Show, this weekend, February 26 and 27 at McCormick Place, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The show features six new breeds new to the American Kennel Club, which debuted last year and earlier this year. See if you can guess what these breeds are.

Big Dog Show Weekend

Celebrating their 150th anniversary - the International Kennel Club of Chicago is one of the most celebrated and respected dog shows in America. The events begin with the Blackhawk Kennel Club on Friday, and then Saturday and Sunday (February 26,27) with the IKC show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cluster of dog shows... Read more »

Illinois Considers Lifting A Ban on Breed Specific Legislation

Illinois State Representative John Bradley wants to take away the right to have the dog of our choice, remove the right to rescue Pit Bulls (saving lives and euthanaisia dollars). Illinois State Representative John Bradley, who looks like a good guy here and probably is, says on his home page he wants to protect our... Read more »

New FDA CVM Alert About The Danger of an Artificial Sweetener if Swallowed by a Pet

I don’t understand why there is a new FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine alert on xylitol in dogs and ferrets. Still, this is good information, and certainly many may not know about the issue. So here is the warning: FDA is Warning Pet Owners on the Dangers of Xylitol Ingestion in Dogs and Ferrets February... Read more »