Posts tagged "Dr Colleen Currigan"

Cat Friendly Practices Can Reduce Stress of Vet Visits

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Steve Dale takes Roxy, his cat, to see Dr. Colleen Currigan. Along the way, there are several tips, from where to put the carrier in the waiting room to covering the carrier with a towel. And remember, with cats, less is more. Steve also talks about why cat owners might consider finding an American Association... Read more »

Why Cats Need to See the Vet, American Association of Feline Practitioners

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American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) have a new series of videos on their YouTube page. Leading the way this video: “Why is it important to take your cat to the veterinarian” With Dr. Colleen Currigan, on behalf of AAFP, we offer tips on how calm anxious cats before and during the veterinary visit. And... Read more »

Questions Asnwered: Motion Sickness in Dogs; Adopting FIV Cats; Cats in Fine Art

Questions Asnwered: Motion Sickness in Dogs; Adopting FIV Cats; Cats in Fine Art
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 »
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Chicago Cat Friendly Practice: Guest Blogger On What's Up in the Cats' Ears

Chicago Cat Friendly Practice: Guest Blogger On What's Up in the Cats' Ears
Guest blog by Colleen Currigan, DVM at a cat friendly practice in Chicago and president of Board of Directors Tree House Humane Society, Chicago, IL Knowing that the cat hates it when ear cleaning solution is put into her ears? Should a cat owner try to remove all that waxy ‘gunk’ in her cat’s ears?... Read more »

Your Questions Answered: Cat May be Dying; Dog Learns to Go Into Bed; Cracked Paw Pads; Legalize Ferrets

Your Questions Answered: Cat May be Dying; Dog Learns to Go Into Bed; Cracked Paw Pads; Legalize Ferrets
Q: My 16-year-old cat has been vomiting off and on for a week. The veterinarian said it’s because her kidneys are failing. Should I consider putting her down? — J.S., Cyberspace A: “There’s a difference between kidney insufficiency and kidney failure,” notes Dr. Elizabeth Colleran, of Chico, CA. “Kidney insufficiency is very common and occurs... Read more »

Lights of Love To Support Cat Adoption

Lights of Love feels like family, we are all there for the same purpose...It's not sad, it's sweet and heartfelt. I am honored to serve on the Board of Directors, with a cat's best friend, Dr. Colleen Currigan, president of the Tree House Board of Directors.
Tree House Humane Society’s Lights of Love event was December 11, at the shelter on Carmen at Broadway in Uptown. The event is now a tradition in the community. It’s a warm and wonderful get together to honor loved ones we’ve all lost, and celebrating hopeful adoptions of the cats at Tree House, as well... Read more »
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Diabetic Cats and Pets in Wedding Parties on Steve Dale's Pet World on 890-AM, WLS

What’s going on with diabetes and cats? Diabetes is occurring more than ever. Feline veterinarian Dr. Colleen Currigan on Steve Dale’s Pet World today (Saturday, June 5), 890-AM WLS at 2 p.m. cst. Dr. Colleen Currigan Feel free to phone in or text your questions. And you can listen online. -Can cats avoid diabetes? -... Read more »

Love Burns Bright a Tree House Humane Society Lights of Love

Tenth Annual Lights of Love, at Tree House Humane Society, Chicago’s oldest cageless all-cat shelter. The event is a Chicago tradition commemorating people and animals who have passed to the Rainbow Bridge.
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