Posts tagged "Dr. Martin Godbout"

International Association of Human Animal Interactions On Lake Michigan

ALL ABOARD! Mercury Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline Lake Michigan/Chicago River ride, and dogs are welcome on those offered Sunday mornings!  And dogs were welcome on this boat!
Conference of the International Association of Human/Animal Interactions was for the first time ever held in the U.S., in conjunction with the Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, July 20-22 in Chicago. Among the special events – a lovely Chicago River/Lake Michigan River on Chicago’s classic Mercury Skyline Cruiseline, sponsored by Greenies. Here re... Read more »

Answering Reader Question: Snoring Dog; Mourning Dog; Bacon Lover; Visiting Friend with Cat

Answering Reader Question: Snoring Dog; Mourning Dog; Bacon Lover; Visiting Friend with Cat
From my Tribune Media Services national column, here are some of your questions answered…. Q: Our 10-year-old Shih Tzu recently started snoring, and now it’s getting worse. She snores just about every time she sleeps. If I we wake her when she begins snoring, she just starts up again. Is there something wrong? We’re not... Read more »

Reader Questions, Cat Doesn't Like Going to Vet; Impact of Pulling on Leash; Hyperesthesia syndrome

Reader Questions, Cat Doesn't Like Going to Vet; Impact of Pulling on Leash; Hyperesthesia syndrome
Q: Our cat, who’s at least 12 years old, has always been traumatized during her yearly veterinary exams. On her most recent visit, the vet indicated the cat’s heart was galloping, apparently because the visit was so stressful, and prescribed Atenolol. What can we do to make these trips less traumatic? Also, when we’re away... Read more »
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WGN Radio Petcast: Report from North American Veterinary Conference

WGN Radio Petcast: Report from North American Veterinary Conference
This WGN radio Petcast was recorded in January (2012) at the North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando, FL. Listen HERE (you may need to wait a few moments for the petcast to load). Dr. Ron DeHaven is the executive vice president and CEO of the American Veterinary Medical Association, and chair of the Partnership for... Read more »
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