Posts tagged "Dr. Margie Scherk"

Detecting Pain in Cats, Now There's a Challenge

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Detecting if your cat is hurting can be more challenging that you think. I talk with Dr. Margie Scherk feline specialty veterinarian and editor  Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, and a scientific advisor for the Winn Feline Foundation. Dr. Scherk offers clues to determine if you cat is in discomfort. and among the explanations for pain,... Read more »

Cat Is "A Doll," But Poops Outside the Litter Box

Cat Is "A Doll," But Poops Outside the Litter Box
ORLANDO, FLA. — This reader question was answered at the North American Veterinary Conference Jan. 18-22. Q: My 4-year-old Siamese cat is an absolute doll, except that she’s started defecating in my bathtub or shower, rather than in her perfectly clean litter box. I pick her up and say, “No! No!” She turns around and... Read more »

North American Veterinary Conference

The poster for the book, Decoding Your Dog....The book was the talk of the conference!
Here are some of my 2014 North American Veterinary Conference highlights from Orlando.   Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.
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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 »

'The Cat,' Edited by Dr. Susan Little

'The Cat,' Edited by Dr. Susan Little
I found it – what all cat lovers need. There are cat lovers, who adore their cats. Then, there are cat lovers who want to know everything….and professionals (veterinarians, veterinary technicians) who need to know everything, and for cat breeders as well. This is the best resource to come along in 9-lives: It’s a new... Read more »

Cats In Pain: Take Action To Do What's Right

Cats In Pain: Take Action To Do What's Right
From Steve Dale’s Pet World, listen HERE to a quickie with feline veterinarian Dr. Margie Scherk, a renown veterinarian who  travels around the world talking about cats. Scherk notes that according to more than one recent study, the over-whelming percent of older cats have at least some arthritic changes. That means they are hurting. So,... Read more »
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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 »

CATegorical Care: Free Cat Health and Welfare Guidebook Wins Awards

The American Humane Association’s legacy Adopt-A-Cat month got a boost this past June by partnering with the CATalyst Council. I had the honor to author a pretty comprehensive cat health and welfare guidebook called CATegorical Care: An Owner’s Guide To America’s #1 Companion. It’s free – and available online here to download. I was recently... Read more »