Posts in category "American Veterinary Medical Association"

Citizens for Canine Attack Prevention Seek to Prevent Pit Bulls

Citizens for Canine Attack Prevention Seek to Prevent Pit Bulls
Citizens for Canine Attack Prevention, by all accounts,supports breed specific legislation (banning any dog referred to as a pit bill, and perhaps adding in other breeds). This group is holding a rally, or an ‘education program,’ as I was told to “educate the public regarding dangerous dog breeds.” There will be music, dance and theatrical... Read more »

Ebola Concerns for Dogs Over the Top

Ebola Concerns for Dogs Over the Top
Q: Our animal-assisted therapy dogs visit a local hospital and two local nursing homes regularly. At the hospital, people who’ve had strokes or other neurologic illnesses receive therapy by playing with the dogs. And at the nursing homes, the dogs help people by putting smiles on their faces, even those too lost in dementia to... Read more »

President of the American Veterinary Medical Association

President of the American Veterinary Medical Association
American Veterinary Medical Association new President Dr. Ted Cohn talks about his goals as president on nationally syndicated Steve Dale’s Pet World, listen HERE. What Dr. Cohn says is astounded – about only half of our pets see a veterinarian in the course of a year. As a result of diminishing preventive care, there’s increasing illness.... Read more »
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Pet Questions Answered at AVMA Convention

Pet Questions Answered at AVMA Convention
DENVER, CO. — These reader questions on dog behavior were answered by veterinarians  at the Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, held July 25-29 at the Colorado Convention Center. Q: I feed my cat about half a manufactured raw diet (and half) other healthy brands. Still, Charlie keeps getting ear infections, which my veterinarian... Read more »

Selecting a Cold-Blooded Friend, American Veterinary Medical Association

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Not all pets are furry, some are scaly. Dr. Susan Horton, in this video from the American Veterinary Medical Association, talks about alternatives such as snakes, lizards and turtles as pets. (By the way, the way the alligator shown in this video is NOT a good choice as a pet, for starters it’s illegal in... Read more »

Pet Health Crisis

Pet Health Crisis
A coalition of organized veterinary medicine and pet industry representatives formed Partners for Healthy Pets in 2011 to increase the health of pets by simply encouraging regular checkups. According to this consumer advertising campaign, preventive care is as important to your pet’s well being as your love.Formation of the coalition came in response to a... Read more »
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Steve Dale with Bill Moller talks about Decoding Your Dog, Check Ups for Pets, Cost of Veterinary Medicine

Steve Dale with Bill Moller talks about Decoding Your Dog, Check Ups for Pets, Cost of Veterinary Medicine
“Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones” book signing is what I began to talk about  with Bill Moller, WGN radio, Listen HERE. “Decoding Your Dog” is authored by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, I edited the book with Dr.John Ciribiassi and Dr. Debra... Read more »

AVMA Convention News: Favorite Veterinarian; Cats Not Seeing Vets to Early Spay/Neuter

AVMA Convention News: Favorite Veterinarian; Cats Not Seeing Vets to Early Spay/Neuter
One highlight of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) 150th Convention, held July 19-23 in Chicago, was the anniversary date itself. The Convention attracted more than 9,100 veterinary professionals. In celebration of 150 years, the non-profit American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) named Dr. Carlos Campos, of Spring Hill, FL, as America’s Favorite Veterinarian. Campos was... Read more »

Veterinary Medicine Supports Ovarian Cancer Awareness

My honor to emcee this event to raise dollars and awareness regarding Ovarian Cancer. Look how cloudy (in the background) as a storm quickly rolled in (and then out).
Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness has partnered with veterinary medicine in many ways….to use veterinarians as conduits to provide information about the silent symptoms of this killer cancer, to also support veterinary scholarships. While the American Veterinary Medical Association was in town (for their 150th Convention), I emceed the Susan M. Roman Veterinary Scholarship Award Dinner... Read more »
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Gwen Cooper Saves the Day with Love, Human-Animal Interactions: Steve Dale's Pet World

Gwen Cooper Saves the Day with Love, Human-Animal Interactions: Steve Dale's Pet World
Gwen Cooper , who authored the top selling Homer’s Odyssey (the story of a blind cat), has a new one out, called Love Saves the Day. No doubt when Gwen pops by the studio at 1:05 p.m., she will also save my show, Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio. (720 AM or listen HERE). Gwen talks about her latest... Read more »
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