Posts tagged "Dr. Karen Felsted"

Pet Health Crisis

Pet Health Crisis
A coalition of organized veterinary medicine and pet industry representatives formed Partners for Healthy Pets in 2011 to increase the health of pets by simply encouraging regular checkups. According to this consumer advertising campaign, preventive care is as important to your pet’s well being as your love.Formation of the coalition came in response to a... Read more »

Western Veterinary Conference, Sitting Down with Expert Veterinarians

Dr. Mark Russak, president of the American Animal Hospital Association offers tips on what to do when you hit the road with your pet this spring or summer. We also talk about preventive care, and how catching disease or illness early can prevent your pet from suffering, potentially save a life, and certainly save you money.
At the 85th Annual Western Veterinary Conference, Las Vegas, NV for  national radio,also YouTube videos and more, I was honored to interview some of the leading veterinarians in America. Topics of discussion ranged from choosing the right diet for your pet, to when you time it’s time to euthanize to celebrity pet owners in Hollywood.  As... Read more »

WGN Radio Petcast, Dr. Alexis Newman of CVMA; Chicken Jerky; AVMA Convention Reports

WGN Radio Petcast, Dr. Alexis Newman of CVMA; Chicken Jerky; AVMA Convention Reports
Here’s the most recent – action packed – WGN Petcast. Click HERE to LISTEN (may take a few moments to load) Dr. Alexis Newman is the President of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, a resource for all Chicago area pet owners. She also works in emergency medicine, an important topic. How do you know when... Read more »
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AVMA Releases Pet Census Results

AVMA Releases Pet Census Results
SAN DIEGO, CA — Pet ownership is on the decline. On Aug. 3, during the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Convention here, Dr. Karen Felsted revealed new data from the soon-to-be-released 2012 AVMA Pet Demographic Sourcebook (based on data collected in 2011). This pet census polls over 50,000 American households every five years. While cats... Read more »

Highlights from American Veterinary Medical Association Convention

I like ambassadors - she is Joan Embery Ambassador of the San Diego Zoo....SInce I''ll be seeing the mountain gorillas in Rwanda, Joan offered many tips. We talked about disappearing world wildlife, and places she's been around the world. We also talked about the new Merck Veterinary Manual available as an app.
Much of what’s here will take your behind-the-scenes of the great education conference – the American Veterinary Medical Association annual Convention, in San Diego, CA from August 3 to 7. Hundreds of continuing education activities were offered to veterinary professionals. And some of us did more….as you can see, including a 90th birthday party for... Read more »

Steve Dale Returns to WGN Radio

I am very pleased to return to WGN
For 12 years, I hosted Pet Central at WGN Radio (1997-2009). I’m proud of what I was able to do at the radio station, and grateful that I was able to make a difference for pets in Chicago, and in some ways for pets all of the country. In 2009 WLS took me on as... Read more »
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