Archive for June 2013

Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness Partners With Veterinary Medicine

Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness Partners With Veterinary Medicine
Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness (OCSA), Vallie Szymanski, executive director and co-founder; and Dr. Kris Junkas talk about how and why OCSA has partnered with veterinary medicine, listen HERE to the interview on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio. With ovarian cancer, early diagnosis matters a lot – and perhaps veterinarians can even help by offering... Read more »

Human-Animal Interaction Conference Coming to U.S. for the First Time

Human-Animal Interaction Conference Coming to U.S. for the First Time
International Association of Human Animal Interaction Organizations (IAHAIO) Conference is coming to the U.S. for the first time ever, at the Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, July 20-22 in Chicago, IL. And anyone interested in human/animal relationships can attend, that’s what so cool! Listen HERE from Steve Dale’s Pet World, as Dr. Sandra McCune,... Read more »

Winn Feline Foundation Symposium & Board Meeting

Our Betty White, Dr. Vicki Thayer, president Winn Feline Foundation calls the meeting to order, at her left Fred Jacobberger  and new Treasurer Vickie Fisher
Winn Feline Foundation is the only organization on the planet that solely supports cat health studies. Money raised since 1968 have helped investigators to learn about infectious diseases, diabetes, heart disease, some types of cancers and much more in cats – even what essential amino acids domestic cats require in their diets. These images are... Read more »
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Ovarian Cancer & Pets; Dogs Saving Grapes; Revolucion Welcomes Dogs: Steve Dale's Pet World

Ovarian Cancer & Pets; Dogs Saving Grapes; Revolucion Welcomes Dogs: Steve Dale's Pet World
Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness (OCSA), Vallie Szymanski, executive director and co-founder and Dr. Kris Junkas talk about how and why OCSA has partnered with veterinary medicine on Steve Dale’s Pet World, 1:05 CST on WGN Radio, 720 AM or www.wgnradio.com on June 29. OCSA is a Chicago non-profit launched in 2010 to educate the public... Read more »

Dogs Nose Save California Wines: Animal News

Dogs Nose Save California Wines: Animal News
If you love California wines, I now have still another reason for you to love your dog. We know that dogs sniff out drugs and bombs – but here’s a new one…In California, dogs are sniffing to keep your cost of red wine down. They’re being taught to sniff out mealybugs, they are the latest... Read more »

HomeAgain Heroes, Don't Let Anyone Tear Them Away

HomeAgain Heroes, Don't Let Anyone Tear Them Away
Mariah Carey, Enrique Iglesias, David Bowie and Bonnie Tyler are among many performers who’ve sung the praise of heroes in their songs. Carey’s ballad, “Hero” (1993), written by Walter Afanasieff, includes the lyrics:  ”Lord knows dreams are hard to follow,  But they don’t let anyone tear them away.  Hold on, there will be tomorrow.  In... Read more »
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Abady Dog Food, Abady Cat Food Recalls

Abady Dog Food, Abady Cat Food Recalls
Abady dog food, Abady cat food recall notice: Dear Abady Users, After so many years of making frozen foods we have to give you the bad news that we have voluntarily recalled two of our limited specialty products: 1. Abady Frozen High Stress/High Performance Dog Food 3 lbs 2. Abady Frozen Growth Formula for Puppies... Read more »

Preventing Kennel Cough

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Kennel Cough or Canine Infectious Respiratory disease is not something you want your dog to get. They’re uncomfortable and so are you (if the dog is up coughing all night, you may be also). And sometimes the cough may transition to more serious pneumonia   Dog get the cough cough from other dogs – so any dog... Read more »

July 4 Doesn't Encourage Patriotic Dogs

July 4 Doesn't Encourage Patriotic Dogs
Q: With Independence Day around the corner, is there anything I can do to help our dog, Betty, who gets really nervous about the firework displays held fairly close to our home? — M.M., Deerfield, IL A: Run away! Find a to a quiet cottage in the woods. if that answer isn’t practical, however, you... Read more »
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Cat Having Accidents? Assumptions May Not Be Correct

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Inappropriate elimination in cats is the most common behavior problem in pets, and an all too frequent explanation for giving up cats….But as certified cat behavior consultant Jacqueline Munera explains, the assumption that the problem is behavior based might not be correct.