Posts tagged "Dr Jane Lohmar"

Puppy Mill Rescue: Puppy Mills As Legal Cruelty

Puppy Mill Rescue: Puppy Mills As Legal Cruelty
“I can only describe it as an invasion,” says Cari Meyers, founder and president of the non-profit Puppy Mill Project, as she witnessed the assault on a puppy mill, as an organized convoy came to the rescue of 81 dogs and two cats in St. Anne, IL. near Kankakee, IL on April 7. The dogs... Read more »

Puppy Mill Ordinance Update on Politics Tonight

Puppy Mill Ordinance Update on Politics Tonight
Today would have been a historic day in Chicago. The ordinance to prohibit pet stores from selling dogs, cats or rabbits would have gone into affect. Currently 70 cities now have a ban  limiting pet store sales, because those animals are sourced from puppy mills or commercial facilities. However, two pet stores and a Missouri ‘breeder’... Read more »

Veterinary Professionals Against Puppy Mills

Veterinary Professionals Against Puppy Mills
Bans on pet stores selling animals from puppy mills and commercial facilities make sense to veterinarians and veterinary technicians too. That’s why they created Veterinary Professionals Against Puppy Mills. One of the co-founders of Veterinary Professionals Against Puppy Mills, Dr. Jane Lohmar, joins me on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio. Listen HERE. Dr. Lohmar... Read more »
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Maine May Limit Pet Store Sales, Veterinary Professionals Support Abolishing Puppy Mills

Maine May Limit Pet Store Sales, Veterinary Professionals Support Abolishing Puppy Mills
Bans on pet stores selling animals from commercial breeders and puppy mills are sweeping the country. Over 70 communities in the U.S. and Canada are on board, but now an entire state may join the act. Maine Rep. Kimberly Monaghan,( D-Cape Elizabeth) says her bill – “An Act To Prohibit the Sale of Dogs and Cats... Read more »

Veterinary Professionals Stand Together Against Puppy Mills

Veterinary Professionals Stand Together Against Puppy Mills
“I don’t understand how in a country of animal lovers, puppy mills can be tolerated,” says Chicago veterinarian Dr. Scott Rovner. “Now, we’ve finally begun to speak up and do something about it; we need to.” Rovner and a Chicago colleague, Dr. Jane Lohmar (with this reporter) recently founded a loosely-knit organization called Veterinary Professionals... Read more »

Halloween Pet Costume Contest: A Howl of a Good Time

Halloween Pet Costume Contest: A Howl of a Good Time
Howl of a Good Time is now a tradition on Armitage Avenue, hosted by Miss Meowsky of Barker & Meowsky: A Paw Firm. Judges muster the courage to oversee costume contests, including an event for dressed up pets. If you missed it all, check it out. Type your email address in the box and click the... Read more »
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McConnell Talks Dog Behavior

With Patricia McConnell and  Anti Cruelty Society President Dr. Robyn Barbiers
Dr. Patricia McConnell appeared on July 11 at the Anti Cruelty Society. She spoke about communication gaps between people and their canine best friends. After we hug. We’re primates. Dogs can bite one another in play, but people rarely play that way (and if they do – they may be arrested). She spoke in detail... Read more »

Memorial Day at Camp Dogwood

Outside the dining hall, they call this space the Barking Lot
I love Camp Dogwood, and am honored to speak there – there are a wide variety of activities (different strokes for different canines), everything from obedience instruction to participating (and getting tips from experts) on Frisbee disc, lure coursing and agility….there are even crafty things to do, beach games and conversations with a myriad of... Read more »

Camp Dogwood, A DogGone Good Time

So what do people who attend dog camp look like? Most are in this group photo (though not having a wide angle lense, with apologies, I missed a few folks and some dogs).
If you love dogs, and visiting with others who love dogs -  Camp Dogwood camp sessions will make you wag your tail. Check out these images and you’ll get a sense of what it’s all about (photos shot May 28 and 29) 
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Camp Dogwood, A DogGone Good Time

and relishing a good time
Doesn’t your dog deserve a vacation? And you too!  If you love dogs, this is absolute fun. It’s called Camp Dogwood, located in Ingleside, IL (North of Chicago, West of Grayslake), from May 27 through 30. It’s a camp for dogs – it’s where dogs can be dogs. I can’t list all the activities here,... Read more »