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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »