Posts tagged "BlogPaws"

Winn Feline Foundation Media Appreciation Award, Fran Pennock Shaw

Winn Feline Foundation Media Appreciation Award, Fran Pennock Shaw
Cats matter. The people who write about cats matter, too. The Winn Feline Foundation Media Appreciation Award was created to thank journalists who support and promote awareness of feline health. For the second consecutive year, the award was presented at BlogPaws, a conference of pet bloggers. As a Winn Feline Foundation Board member, I had... Read more »

One Singular Pet-Sation

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Bloggers at BlogPaws 2015 in Nasville put this together with Merrick Pet Care. I was happy to participate for Merrick and my pre-Broadway debut. As a result Tree House Humane Society benefits. Hard to think anyone benefits from this singular sensation. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list... Read more »

Canine Influenza Virus Update, Jill Lopez, DVM, and Steve Dale, CABC

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The dog flu (canine influenza virus) is the topic of this conversation with Dr. Jill Lopez, senior Specialist Drug Safety at Merck Animal Health and myself on BlogPaws  Google HangOut. We answer all sorts of questions….How the current dog flu strain (H3N2) is different than the (H3N8) dog flu which is the dog flu which has existed in... Read more »
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Dog Flu Google Hangout: Free Q & A

Dog Flu Google Hangout: Free Q & A
Dog flu (canine influenza virus) is still prevalent in the Chicago area, with hot spots around the country (though, so far, Chicago area is the only epidemic).  And while instances of dog flu have diminished in some Chicago area regions, it’s grown in others. It’s not over yet! Many are asking questions, I’ve arranged for... Read more »

Sophia Yin, Lorie Huston: Giant Contributions for Pets

Sophia Yin, Lorie Huston: Giant Contributions for Pets
 Dr. Sophia Yin, an applied animal behaviorist, was one of the first to join my public outcry of then-popular dog trainer Cesar Millan’s emphasis on forceful, aversive dog training as well as conveying misleading messages regarding dog behavior. In a 2005 newspaper piece for this column, Yin said of Millan, “He seems to have found success... Read more »

Dr. Lorie Huston: Help Find Her Cats Homes

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(Here, I present Dr. Huston with the Winn Feline Foundation Media Appreciation Award at this year’s BlogPaws conference. If Dr. Huston seemed surprised, it’s because she was!) Dr. Lorie Huston was there when BlogPaws began, was there for the Cat Writers’ Association (serving as President) at a time when they most desperately needed her. She was there... Read more »
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Love Cats, Check Out the Winn Feline Foundation Update

Love Cats, Check Out the Winn Feline Foundation Update
Winn Feline Foundation update HERE: Dr. Lorie Huston earning the Winn Feline Foundation Media Award at BlogPaws. BlogPaws added more love with a generous donation to Winn. Interested in heart disease in cats and feline infectious peritonitis, you can learn more at the 36th Annual Winn Feline Foundation Symposium, June 26 from 4 to 6 p.m.  at... Read more »

Cat Health, Supporting Knowledge Is What It's About

Cat Health, Supporting Knowledge Is What It's About
Winn Feline Foundation Media Appreciation Award was presented at BlogPaws to Dr. Lorie Huston for her informative blogs and advocacy regarding cat health. As Dr. Huston points out so much of what we know about feline health is a result of studies funded by Winn Feline either very recently or going back over 40 years,... Read more »

BlogPaws, Pet Bloggers Learn and Celebrate

Yvonne DiVita kicks off BlogPaws 2014, the most new attendees at this BlogPaws than any other
BlogPaws is a watering hole for pet bloggers. Here are a few BlogPaws highlights, in case you missed out….where people who write about pets come together (sometimes with their own pets). The Nose to Nose awards for excellence in blogging winners are HERE.   Type your email address in the box and click the “create... Read more »
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BlogPaws Live 2014

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BlogPaws Conference 2014 is coming up, and I am excited and honored to again speak at this conference, which May 8 to 10 in Lake Las Vegas, NV. I’ll be talking about how to protect our pets (and to some degree ourselves) from ectoparasites (like ticks and fleas) and also how to keep mosquitoes off... Read more »