Nearly everything modern veterinary medicine knows about cat health and welfare has been learned through studies funded by the non-profit Winn Feline Foundation. From the very food most cats eat to the vaccinations they receive to treatments for a wide range of health issues, Winn has been there to help cats. The foundation is now... Read more »
Q: Grandma lives three states away. We plan to visit her this summer and would like to take Sadie along. Unfortunately, Sadie gets sick in the car. She’s excited when we say, “Let’s go for a ride,” but the moment she gets in the car, she pants, drools, whines and sometimes gets sick to her... Read more »
These reader questions about dog behavior were answered by veterinary behaviorist Dr. Debra Horwitz in St. Louis, MO, an editor (with Dr. John Ciribassi and myself) of “Decoding Your Dog,” authored by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. In the book, common behavior problems are explained with techniques to avoid problems, and also there’s advice... Read more »
This video is about traveling safely with your pets, and also about what to do if your dog does get car sick. Dr. Natalie Marks (from Blum Animal Hospital) explains how Cerenia may help, as well as behavior modification.
Q: We’re planning a driving trip in January with our Standard Poodle, who’s very nervous in a vehicle. How can we calm her? — D.M., Clayton, WI Q: My Sheltie, Joey, once had a problem riding in the car. We bought Meclizine at our local grocery store for less than anything the vet sold us,... Read more »
More people than ever are traveling with their dogs. But have you asked your dog? Many dogs do get car sick. With Dr. Natalie Marks, I talk about some strategies to help your dog….and help you….so you don’t need to clean up after a sick dog….and most of all so your dog doesn’t get anxious... Read more »
If spring is truly “in the air,” your pets should be able to pick up the scent! Here are some tips to help pets handle the change of seasons: 1. Preventive veterinary care: Have you seen your veterinarian lately? Twice-annual exams are a good idea, allowing veterinarians to detect problems early, which can mean a... Read more »