Posts tagged "Dr. Dwight Bowman"

WGN Radio Petcast: ParasitePalooza - Fleas,Ticks, Heartworm

WGN Radio Petcast: ParasitePalooza - Fleas,Ticks, Heartworm
Click HERE to listen to this WGN Radio Petcast. (May take a moment to load) Due greatly to weather conditions, it’s thought this will be a banner year for fleas, ticks and mosquitoes that transmit heartworm disease. First up, fighting fleas with Dr. Dwight Bowman, veterinary parisitologisst at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, and... Read more »

On the Road Again, The Companion Animal Parasite Council

A familiar scene - at least if you are from Chicago.
The Companion Animal Parasite Council is a not-for-profit who’s goal is to educate the public about parasite protection and control…So, each summer parasitologists hit the road – to go to the people – traveling in the parasite-mobile. Seriously, they do an amazing job of reaching professionals by bringing experts to lecture about the latest research,... Read more »

Companion Animal Parasite Council Road Trip at Wrigley Field

In the evening, two veterinary parisitologists offering information on exciting topics, like tick disease and giardia to veterinarians. It was a party. So risque - I can't show you the photos.
The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) super sized van parked across from the friendly confines on July 24. Experts answered pet owner/Cub fan questions about parasites. Some say Cub fans have long suffered from parasites. Follow the CAPC Road Show, Northern Exposure, here and on the CAPC website. Wherever they are, CAPC will hand out... Read more »
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WGN Radio Petcast: Chelsea Kane Dances for Shelter Dogs; Dogs on Lake Michigan; Tick and Roundworm Control

WGN Radio Petcast: Chelsea Kane Dances for Shelter Dogs; Dogs on Lake Michigan; Tick and Roundworm Control
Disney TV star Chelsea Kane danced her way into the hearts of millions on “Dancing with the Stars.” Now she’s dancing her way into the hearts of shelter dogs, via Pedigree’s “Every Dog Deserves” promotion. Chelsea talks about her Woman (that’s her dog’s name!), her devotion to animals and what “Dancing” is really like behind-the-scenes.... Read more »

You're on Camera, from the American Animal Hospital Association Conference

These screen shots are from the videos we recorded at the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) /Ontario Veterinary Medical Association Conference, March 24-27 in Toronto, speaking to superstars of the veterinary world. AAHA certifies veterinary hospitals that attain standards for excellence in veterinary care. The AAHA logo appears at accredited hospitals.Those facilities and their personnel... Read more »

Celebrate Earth Day - Scoop the Poop

Why don’t people scoop the poop? Are people merely lazy, or just incredibly irresponsible? It’s true dog feces are some potential health issues to people, according to veterinary parisitologist Dr. Dwight Bowman of Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine including roundworm, salmonella and camplobacteriosis. Giardia, roundworm and whipworm can be spread to other dogs. There’s... Read more »
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The Poop on Poop: Just Scoop!

Invariably, with the first snow -  I don’t hear about towed cars (on snow routes), I hear about people picking up the poo even less often than at other times of the year.  Do people think the stuff melts with snow? It’s true there are some potential health issues to people, according to parisitologist Dr.... Read more »

Too Many Worms

According to the Companion Animal Parasite Council, one to three million people are infected with hookworm by pets annually…and it’s preventable. Heartworm prevention can save your pet’s life. Roundworm can be transmitted to people, particularly to kids, and it can be serious…but that’s as preventable in our dogs. And no one wants a pet to... Read more »
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