Posts in category "Partners for Healthy Pets"

Preventive Pet Care

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I really do believe preventive care saves lives….Most veterinarians says this for a reason, and that reason isn’t about their bottom line, according to Dr.Andy Roark. In fact, you don’t need to necessarily even come into the practice if you have a question, text, Facebook postings, Tweet your vet or go old school and use... Read more »

What Pet Owners Expect of Veterinarians

What Pet Owners Expect of Veterinarians
TAMPA, FLA. — What do pet owners want from their veterinarians? According to a 2014 survey, they disdain medical jargon they don’t understand, want tests results shared, and expect full transparency regarding their pets’ care. ”In other words, pet owners want to be treated as partners,” said American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) CEO Dr. Michael Cavanaugh... 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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Veterinary Medicine Always Changing: Here For Your Pets

Veterinary Medicine Always Changing: Here For Your Pets
American Veterinary Medical Association, celebrating 150 years of veterinary medicine, with Dr. Bernadine Cruz. Hear my conversation HERE with Dr. Cruz from my national Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show. She explains how pets are today a part of the family, and how the human/animal bond can be so intense. Dr. Cruz talks red flags... 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 »

Check Ups for Pets Can Save Lives

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Check ups for pets are advantageous for real reasons…preventive care is exactly that, disease or illness can be detected early. With an early diagnosis, the prognosis may be improved, the pet may suffer less (if at all) and might actually save the family money. I don’t argue that preventive medical care is important for people,... 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 Resolutions for Pets, Steve Dale's Pet World

AVMA Resolutions for Pets, Steve Dale's Pet World
American Veterinary Medical Association CEO Dr. Ron DeHaven tells me on Steve Dale’s Pet World, listen HERE to the show on WGN Radio, what his New Year’s Resolutions for pets are for 2014. Barbara calls in, wondering about what to do about a visiting cat eating peanut butter sandwiches.   Type your email address in... Read more »

Pets' New Year's Resolutions, Steve Dale's Pet World on WGN

Pets' New Year's Resolutions, Steve Dale's Pet World on WGN
Dr. Ron DeHaven, CEO of the American Veterinary Medical Association joins me, on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio listen HERE, or 720 AM at 6:35 AM CDT, December 29 to discuss his New Year’s resolutions for pets for 2014. Here are some of your New Year’s Resolutions for pets…and I want to hear more,... Read more »
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How Honest Is Your Veterinarian? Discrediting a '20/20' News Report

How Honest Is Your Veterinarian? Discrediting a '20/20' News Report
(Just was notified that Dr. Jones didn’t appear in this piece, “Barking Mad,” which appeared on Canadian TV. I regret the error. And my apologies to Dr. Jones (who never asked for an apology but merits one). Still my mistake doesn’t change the segment, what the focus was, how it was put together. My greatest fear is that... Read more »