Posts tagged "Dr. Michael Cavanaugh"

Pet Advise: See Your Veterinarian for Check Ups

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Truly regular check ups with your veterinarian is the best advise I can offer, and my friends agree: Dr. Mike Paul, a past president of the American Animal Hospital Association and Dr. Mike Cavanaugh, executive director and CEO of AAHA.

Preventive Care for Pets Matters, Making the Right Drug Choices

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Pharmacies that once carried only human medications now carry all sorts of drugs for pets too, some by prescription, others  available over-the-counter. That seems good, but it likely isn’t.  One study, for example, demonstrated human pharmacists actually ‘adjusted’ some veterinary prescriptions on their own, and in one instance a pet died as a result. Sometimes the drugs... Read more »

WGN Radio Petcast: Human/Animal Interaction Experts Coming to Chicago; Parasite Protection

WGN Radio Petcast: Human/Animal Interaction Experts Coming to Chicago; Parasite Protection
Listen HERE to this WGN Radio Petcast, it will be as good for you as your pets are. Experts on the relationships we have with our pets, and those who want to know more about those interactions are welcome to attend – for the first time ever in the U.S. – the Conference of the... Read more »
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American Animal Hospital Association Conference

Conference of the American Animal Hospital Association, this year in Phoenix, included an appearance by Mayor Greg Stanton at the opening event and announced that the Phoenix Convention Center has now attracted 1.5 billion dollars to the city, and honored the center’s one-millionth attendee, Dr. Monique Weldon of Aurora, CO.
American Animal Hospital Association Conference includes the very latest in veterinary medicine taught by the best, ultimately all this education helps all pet owners. These images reflect only a pawful of highlights from the conference. Here’s a piece I wrote about the AAHA conference for my Tribune Media Services column.

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 »

PETCAST: Dogs &Thanksgiving Day; Soldier Dogs, Dog Is My CoPilot, Delinquint Dogs; Choosing a Vet

PETCAST: Dogs &Thanksgiving Day; Soldier Dogs, Dog Is My CoPilot, Delinquint Dogs; Choosing a Vet
Listen HERE to a Petcast salute to turkeys everywhere, starting with David Frei, who it seems announces every dog show on the planet, including the upcoming National Dog Show Presented by Purina on (NBC at noon CDT) on Thanksgiving Day. There are too many emergency visits to veterinarians on Thanksgiving Day. Dr. Alexis Newman, president... Read more »
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Position on Raw Protein Diets from the American Animal Hospital Association

Position on Raw Protein Diets from the American Animal Hospital Association
Discussing pet food diet is like talking religion or politics. – so I am not going to try to convince anyone of anything. What I will do is ask your consideration of science – the American Animal Hospital Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association have statements concerning raw protein diets. I will refrain from... Read more »

Summer Safety and Pets from American Animal Hospital Association

Summer Safety and Pets from American Animal Hospital Association
Summer has arrived! Listen Here for tips from my national radio show, Steve Dale’s Pet World, from Dr. Mike Cavanaugh, executive director and CEO of the American Animal Hospital Association. And Dr. Cavanaugh says his dog Zoe always doesn’t go with the family when it’s really hot out. If you must run with your dog,... Read more »

American Animal Hospital Association Conference, 2012

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The American Animal Hospital Association stands for excellence in veterinary medicine, for those wanting the best of the best standards for their pets.
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Report from Conference of the American Animal Hospital Association

Report from Conference of the American Animal Hospital Association
DENVER, CO. — The Conference of the American Animal Hospital Association, held March 15-18, was attended by over 1,200 veterinary professionals. AAHA executive director Dr. Michael Cavanaugh kicked off the event with the State of the Industry 2011 review. While Cavanaugh’s message wasn’t all sunshine and lollipops, he was noticeably more optimistic than last year.... Read more »
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