Posts tagged "ADAPTIL"

Rain Increasing Tick Disease, Fleas and Heartworm, Steve Dale's Pet World

Rain Increasing Tick Disease, Fleas and Heartworm, Steve Dale's Pet World
All the rain is increasing mosquitos (which means heartworm), tick and flea numbers. Tick disease, particularly Lyme, is on the rise for people and pets. I talk about that HERE on WGN Radio Steve Dale’s Pet World, and how we can actually do better at protecting our pets compared to protecting ourselves. -Check your pet... Read more »

What To Do For Pets Fearing Fireworks

What To Do For Pets Fearing Fireworks
The big bang theory is no theory – it’s real and is terrifying for many dogs, and also some cats are among pets fearing fireworks Even the most patriotic All-American dogs – Boston Terriers or American Foxhounds – have no way to understand what the those unpredictable explosions are all about.  If the fireworks happen... Read more »

Pet Travel Tips

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I offer pet travel tips on HouseSmarts TV. Here are the gadgets and items I mention: Kurgo Booster Seat >> Rough Rider Roadie Collar >> Petmate Pop-Up Pup Tent >> Kurgo Wander Pack >>  Adaptil   Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free,... Read more »
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Pheromone Products Lower Anxiety Bar in Pets

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Anxiety levels in pets can be diminished using copies of pheromones (called Adaptil for dogs or Feliway or Feliway Multicat for cats), according to veterinary behaviorist Dr. Gary Landsberg. Pheromones can also be used as a preventative to avoid behavior problems related to anxiety. So when a new pet is brought into a household, or... Read more »

American Animal Hospital Association Conference Experts Answer Your Questions

American Animal Hospital Association Conference Experts Answer Your Questions
Your questions are answered by experts attending the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Conference here, March 12-15, and a meeting of the Winn Feline Foundation Board of Directors directly following the conference, both in Tampa, FL. AAHA is the only organization that accredits veterinary practices in the U.S. and Canada. To be AAHA-accredited, hospitals must... Read more »

Dog Behavior Questions Answered: Decoding Your Dog

Dog Behavior Questions Answered: Decoding Your Dog
Your dog behavior questions are answered by veterinary behaviorist Dr. Valarie Tynes of Sweetwater, TX, a contributing author of Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Behaviors (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, NY, 2014),. This is the first ever book authored by members of the... Read more »
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Dog Behavior Questions, Answered by Dr. Melissa Bain

Dog Behavior Questions, Answered by Dr. Melissa Bain
These reader questions were answered by veterinary behaviorist Dr. Melissa Bain, Associate Professor of Clinical Animal Behavior at the University of California-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Bain is a contributing author to “Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones,” authored by various members... Read more »

Traveling with Dogs: Safety Tips and More

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Traveling with their pet is now pretty mainstream. If you’re going to take your pup along, I have some tips of reducing stress and making the trip as safe as possible. . And here’s more detailed information, this story I wrote about hitting the road with your best friend.   Type your email address in... Read more »

Halloween Tips for Anxious Pets, Easing Anxieties

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Some pets love all those dressed up goblins on Halloween, and don’t mind the constant commotion….other pets get really nervous and anxious. I have some tips to help those nervous nellies as well as some general safety tips. More Halloween info for pets. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription”... Read more »
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Fireworks Scare Dogs: What to Do

Fireworks Scare Dogs: What to Do
Q: Sadie is terrified of fireworks. We close our windows, but that doesn’t help. Not only do we live close to our neighborhood’s fireworks display, but kids also set off their own fireworks in the days leading up to the Fourth.. How can I help my dog? P.M., Deerfield, IL. Q: Our German Shepherd looks... Read more »