Posts tagged "cat health studies"

Winn Feline Foundation Bria Fund, Research for Feline Infectious Peritonitis

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Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) is one of the few diseases in a pet still not completely understood and considered fatal. At least that was the case just ten years ago. Through the Winn Feline Foundation Bria Fund, which raises money to support funding to better understand and even ultimately find a solution to FIP, definitive... Read more »

Jackson Galaxy on Winn Feline Foundation

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Jackson Galaxy from Animal Planet’s “My Cat From Hell” and certified animal behavior consultant, TV/radio personality and columnist Steve Dale – a longtime Board Member – chat informally about the Winn Feline Foundation. They agree that every cat alive today has been touched by advances in medicine supported at one time or another by the Winn... Read more »

Stem Cell Therapy for Cats, Funding by Winn Feline

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Winn Feline Foundation conversation about inflammatory bowel disease in cats. It’s tough, impacting quality of life and with inadequate treatment for many cats or treatment with side affects of their own. Dr. Craig Webb associate professor Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine, with funding from the Winn Feline Foundation, explains an alternative approach, stem... Read more »
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I Have Money: What Animal Cause Can I Give It To?

I Have Money: What Animal Cause Can I Give It To?
Q: I want to help pets in other places, other than where I live. I am fortunate to have means to give to our local shelter, and I generously do this. However, I have more faith in you to direct me than I have faith in extreme groups, or national humane organizations to give. Do... Read more »

How To Make Ringworm Go Away, Fact from Fiction

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Ringworm is a common problem in families, many animal species are susceptible…including people and cats, as well as dogs and lots of other critters. Once ringworm is in the environment, it can spread form one species to another. The Winn Feline Foundation recently funded a study to help veterinary dermatologist Dr. Karen Moriello discover how to... 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 »
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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 »

Love Cats? Winn Feline Foundation Celebrates New Website

Love Cats? Winn Feline Foundation Celebrates New Website
Have a cat? Nearly everything known about your cat was supported through funding from the Winn Feline Foundation, from the very food most cats eat to vaccinations cats receive to care in shelters to treatment of a wide range of health issues, from the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) to diabetes. Winn has been there to... Read more »

Cat Questions Answered at Winn Feline Symposium

Cat Questions Answered at Winn Feline Symposium
NEW ORLEANS, LA. — These cat questions were answered by Winn Feline Foundation board members attending the 36th Annual Winn Feline Foundation Symposium here on June 26. The foundation is a non-profit that supports funding for cat health studies. Much of what veterinarians know today about feline health, from understanding a myriad of feline diseases... Read more »
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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 »
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