Q: My 8-year-old Miniature Poodle and my daughter’s 9-month-old Corgi love to eat birdseed that’s fallen to the ground. We’ve heard this seed is dangerous for dogs. Is this true? — P.R., New Richmond, WI A: “Bird food isn’t toxic, per se,” explains Dr. Jerry Klein, a supervising emergency veterinarian Chicago Emergency Veterinary & Special... Read more »
Dog shows have always been one sports event free of controversy, except for all that internal political turmoil we saw in the movie “Best in Show.” But the idea of enhancing show dog performances with drugs just hasn’t been done, or competition becoming so cutthroat that dogs die. Might this innocence all be shifting? Someone... Read more »
Click HERE for my conversation with Bill Moller about our recent face to face with mountain gorillas in Rwanda. The segment with Bill is sponsored by Chicago Veterinary Emergency Services & Special Center, and I talked with Bill about how there are veterinarians who similarly are on call for the mountain gorillas in Rwanda who... Read more »
Listen HERE to this WGN Radio Pecast with Bret Michaels and Dr. Jerry Klein. Dr. Jerry Klein at Chicago Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center talks abut how you know if it’s an emergency, or not. Dr. Klein offers helpful tips (for example, if your pet gets into human medications), talks about summer safety and services... Read more »
This is optimistic – here are summer safety tips (which means summer is upon us!) from Chicago Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center. Here a few hightlighst: Asphalt: Minimize your pet’s time on asphalt. It heats up quickly, burns paws and causes overheating. Beaches, Boats & Pools: Not all dogs are good swimmers. When on or... Read more »
Clieck HERE for the latest WGN Radio PETCAST: BREAKING NEWS: For the first time in the nearly 45 year history of the Winn Feline Foundation, the non-profit funder of cat health studies is supporting a political catidate – Hank, the cat. Hank is running is running for Senate in Virginia – and so far, doing... Read more »
A beautiful setting, at Oak Street Beach Eat and Drink for the August 31 Celebrity Rehab Bark B-Que a benefit for the Anti Cruelty Society. Check it out….
These may not be the lyrics to Lake Shore Drive that you remember, but Skip Haynes of Aliotta, Haynes and Jeremiah recorded lyrics just for Dog Day on the Green, Skip Haynes There are pets I’d like to tell you about, they live in Chicago town…. Animals of all kinds, you can see them all... Read more »