Posts tagged "American Veterinary Medical Associaiton"

Can Your Cat Make You Crazy, No! Can You Make Yourself Crazy Thinking About It, Yes!

Can Your Cat Make You Crazy, No! Can You Make Yourself Crazy Thinking About It, Yes!
Just plain stupid – cats don’t make people crazy, as the Atlantic Monthly asserts. “Could tiny organisms carried by house cats be creeping into our brains, causing everything from car wrecks to schizophrenia?” Here’s the truth: There have been some loose associations between toxoplasmosis (carried in cat stool and other sources) – to determine previous... Read more »

Steve Dale Inducted into Dog Writer's Hall of Fame

Steve Dale Inducted into Dog Writer's Hall of Fame
When I was told I was going to be inducted into the Dog Writer’s Association of America of America (DWAA) Hall of Fame, I was astounded. While, I’m not exactly a newcomer, the HOF is an honor has mostly been given to journalists of a certain age, or posthumously. I really thought Pat Santi –... Read more »

Pet Dental Health Month: Tips On Caring for Those Pearly Whites

February is Pet Dental Health Month! Whoo-Hoo….Tip for your pets’ teeth from the American Veterinary Medical Association with Dr. Sheldon Rubin. 
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What About The Pet Food Recalls And Salmonella?

What’s the deal with all the recent pet food recalls, and concerns about Salmonella? Stripping away the emotion, and worries about pet food recalls – let’s look at the facts. It turns out that according to Dr. Ron DeHaven, CEO of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the most common cause of salmonella transmitted from pet... Read more »

Edangered Species: U.S. Farmers

In a presumably well-meaning attempt to improve the quality of life for U.S. farm animals, legislative restrictions were passed in California (called the Farm Animal Cruelty Act, known as Proposition 2), and similar restrictions are now being suggested for Ohio and soon other states. This isn’t normally an area of focus for my shows, but... Read more »
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