Posts tagged "Dr. Michael Paul"

Tick Diseases In Dogs

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Tick populations are booming, and where there are ticks, I can assure you there is tick disease. Sometimes tick borne illnesses are debilitating (to pets and also people, of course). And it’s more than merely Lyme, there’s a long, long list of nasty sounding diseases.   Sometimes they even come grouped together, as some ticks... Read more »

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 »

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 »
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What to Address with Your Veterinarian

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Are there some key points to always bring up at the veterinary office? What should pet owners be on the lookout for? Legendary veterinarian Dr. Michael Paul offers some hints… See more videos on my YouTube page, and check out audio archives from Steve Dale’s Pet World.

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 »

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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WGN Radio Petcast: Driving on Lake Shore Drive and Crisis, Declining Veterinary Visits

WGN Radio Petcast: Driving on Lake Shore Drive and Crisis, Declining Veterinary Visits
Listen HERE to this Petcast (may take a moment to Load) Do you think you know Chicago? One test is if know what these words are all about….. There’s a road I’d like to tell you ’bout, lives in my hometown…. From iconic Chicago song, Lake Shore Drive by Aliotta, Haynes and Jerimiah….Skip Haynes may... Read more »

Flea and Tick Products; Grief after Loss; Our Fascination with Animals; and Lady Gaga for Dogs on Steve Dale's Pet World on WLS

I think this may actually be worth getting up for. Steve Dale’s Pet World, on AM 890-WLS (or www.wlsam.com)  Saturday (March 27), about 9 p.m (post basketball), a bevvy of guests: Lots of questions from you about the EPA expressing concerns about fea and tick products. Should we use these products? Is there a safety... Read more »

The Truth About EPA Warnings Concerning Flea and Tick Products

The Environmental Protection Agency is requiring beefed up labeling for flea and tick products used on dogs and cats amid a significant increase in adverse incidents, the EPA is taking a series of actions to increase the safety of spot-on pesticide products for flea and tick control for cats and dogs. I wonder if this... Read more »
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Too Many Worms

According to the Companion Animal Parasite Council, one to three million people are infected with hookworm by pets annually…and it’s preventable. Heartworm prevention can save your pet’s life. Roundworm can be transmitted to people, particularly to kids, and it can be serious…but that’s as preventable in our dogs. And no one wants a pet to... Read more »
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