AVMA Celebrates 150 Years on WGN

AVMA Celebrates 150 Years on WGN
Dr. Ron DeHaven, AVMA CEO on WGN Radio from Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, in Chicago

The American Veterinary Medical Association, celebrating 150 years, invited WGN Radio Steve Dale's Pet World to their annual convention, which was held at McCormick Place in Chicago. I was honored to accept, and among my guests AVMA CEO Dr. Ron DeHaven.

Listen NOW to hear what Dr. DeHaven had to say about what's new in veterinary medicine. He also revealed the AVMA's "gift to Chicago" a Smithsonian Institution exhibit called "Animal Connections Our Journey Together," also presented by Zoetis Animal Health. Read more about "Animal Connections."

I also kvetch to Dr. DeHaven - as yet again I get on my soapbox regarding the decline in veterinary visits, and that the end result is that our pets are getting sicker when they don't need to. Check-ups do matter!

And, as promised, here's the entire Chicago schedule (additional cities and dates to come)

Animal Connections Chicago Park District Tour Itinerary

July 27 - August 9, 2013

July 30 Humboldt Park Boathouse 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 1359 N. Sacramento

July 31 Humboldt Park Day Camp and Summer Dance  2 p.m..- 8 p.m.

August 2 Douglas Park 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 1401 S. Sacramento

August 3 Amundsen Park 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 6200 Bloomingdale Ave.

August 5-6 Cornell Square 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 1809 W. 50th Ave.

August 8 Jackson Park 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 6401 S. Stony Island

August 9 Ridge Park 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 9625 S. Longwood Dr.

For details about the parks: www.chicagoparkdistrict.com


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    Wow, I had no idea WGN was 150 years old.

  • WGN may be - I am not....

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