Archive for November 2013

Mr. Benji; Dr. Marty Becker on Sensational TV Report; and On To College on WGN w/Steve Dale

Mr. Benji; Dr. Marty Becker on Sensational TV Report; and On To College on WGN w/Steve Dale
Joe Camp is a hero for animals! I never thought about who might be in a top-10 might be of people who have made a difference for animals that I’ve been honored to meet….Camp would be in that list. Even if you don’t know his name, you know the results of what he’s done. Joe... Read more »

Best Day Of My Life, What Dogs Say Every Day

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For Dogs – every day is the best day of their life. This music video is from American Authors new single, “Best Days of My Life.”

Turkey and Dogs, What To Do/What Not To Do

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I have no doubts this person (whoever she is – just a random youtube person) loves her dogs….and the good news isn’t offering turkey from the dining room table, is giving about the right proportion (any more could upset a tummy in dogs this size) and doesn’t want them to burn their tongues. However, she... Read more »
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Laryngitis In a Cat? Can It Be the Cat Has No More to Say?

Laryngitis In a Cat? Can It Be the Cat Has No More to Say?
Q: Can cats get laryngitis? Our 8-year-old cat has lost her voice. One of our favorite things about Ess was that she would talk back to us when we spoke to her, especially when we said her name. According to the vet, her lungs are clear and x-rays show nothing. The veterinarian prescribed a medication... Read more »

Great Cat Food Debate: Moist Food or Dry Food, Which Is It?

Great Cat Food Debate: Moist Food or Dry Food, Which Is It?
Q: I recently discovered your radio show and listen each week from Spain. My husband and I are researching the best food possible for our cat. There is great debate over dry food vs. wet. What do you recommend? — A.M.V., Madrid, Spain A: The good news is, owners increasingly care, and care passionately, about... Read more »

Pet Dental Touch Up? Is There Such a Thing?

Pet Dental Touch Up? Is There Such a Thing?
Q: My veterinarian says he can do a dental (procedure) for our 6-year-old dog without anesthesia. He says all the dog needs is “a dental touch up.” What do you think? I read your recent column on this topic and will abide by your advice. — B.J., Hartford, CT A: “The only way to diagnose... Read more »
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Dog Won't Sing, Poop or Pee in the Rain

Dog Won't Sing, Poop or Pee in the Rain
Q: My granddaughter’s Shih Tzu sometimes doesn’t pee or poop in a 24-hour period. She took him to the vet to see if there was a blockage, but there was none. The dog also won’t relieve himself in the rain. What’s going on? — M.M., Cyberspace A: The dog could be constipated, but since he... Read more »

Pets Eating Turkey, A Good Idea?

Pets Eating Turkey, A Good Idea?
Q: Why do people go on TV every year warning against giving our pets turkey over Thanksgiving, when turkey is found in dog and cat food? C’mon, it’s crazy! — T.J., Providence, RI A: You’re right that there’s nothing inherently dangerous about cats or dogs eating turkey. Looking oh so cute and needy, pets can... Read more »

Puppy Rescued from Storm Drain

Puppy Rescued from Storm Drain
Dallas Animal Control officers and Dallas Fire-Rescue crews rescued a puppy that had been stuck in a West Dallas storm drain for nine days. The City of Dallas put a camera down the storm drain in search of the puppy shortly after passerby’s heard yelping. . Animal control officers also set a trap near the... Read more »
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Steve Dale's Pet World: National Dog Show; Degenerative Myelopathy in Dogs

Steve Dale's Pet World: National Dog Show; Degenerative Myelopathy in Dogs
Mr. David Frei is Mr. Dog Show announcer dude – and I speak with David about the Thanksgiving Day National Dog Show Presented by Purina - Listen HERE on Steve Dale’s Pet World…..and Dr. David Gonsky answers listener Louise’s question about degenerative myelopathy.Interestingly, this incurable, progressive disease of the canine spinal cord is similar in many ways to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS in... Read more »
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