American Animal Hospital Association Conference includes the very latest in veterinary medicine taught by the best, ultimately all this education helps all pet owners. These images reflect only a pawful of highlights from the conference. Here’s a piece I wrote about the AAHA conference for my Tribune Media Services column.
How friendly are veterinary practices toward cats? It turns out they’re all over the map, according to Dr. Elizabeth Colleran on Steve Dales Pet World, who talks about the American Association of Feline Practitioners initiative called Cat Friendly Practices. She reveals new information from a study, concerning why cats don’t see the veterinarian. Sometimes, truth is, it’s... Read more »
SAN DIEGO, CA — These reader questions were answered at the Central Veterinary Conference West, held at the San Diego Convention Center, Dec. 5-9. Q: Why does my cat go crazy if I step on an ant? She’ll roll around on the spot. — W.G., Cyberspace. A: “I suspect it’s all about the smell,” says... Read more »
Here’s the most recent – action packed – WGN Petcast. Click HERE to LISTEN (may take a few moments to load) Dr. Alexis Newman is the President of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, a resource for all Chicago area pet owners. She also works in emergency medicine, an important topic. How do you know when... Read more »
There’s NBC, CBS and now CHN – the Cat Health Network. NBC and CBS have Tina Fey and David Letterman, the Cat Health Network’s stars include veterinary researchers. Actually the Cat Health Network is a partnership which includes American Veterinary Medical Foundation, American Association of Feline Practitioners, Morris Animal Foundation and Winn Feline Foundation. Cats... Read more »