Posts tagged "Dr Ron DeHaven"

Ebola Virus and Pets

Ebola Virus and Pets
Ebola Virus and pets are topics on your mind, and here are only a pawful I received over the past few days for my Tribune Content Agency newspaper column. Updates regarding Ebola and animals from the American Veterinary Medical Association, click HERE.  Q: Can dogs and cats get the Ebola virus? If the answer is... Read more »

Veterinarians and Pediatricians Partner on Lyme Disease

Veterinarians and Pediatricians Partner on Lyme Disease
Lyme disease is an epidemic in America. Last year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicated there is 10 times more Lyme disease present in people than previously thought. At least 300,000 people are diagnosed annually with Lyme in the U.S. Lyme is transmitted to people, and to dogs, by deer ticks. The good... Read more »

Lyme Disease Partnership, Veterinarians & Pediatricians

Lyme Disease Partnership, Veterinarians & Pediatricians
American Veterinary Medical Association CEO Dr. Ron DeHaven announced on my WGN Radio Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show a new initiative with the American Academy of Pediatrics to fight Lyme (and other tick diseases). HEAR the interview. If a dog is diagnosed with Lyme….easy enough to diagnose for veterinarians with a four-way in clinic... Read more »
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Pet Health Crisis

Pet Health Crisis
A coalition of organized veterinary medicine and pet industry representatives formed Partners for Healthy Pets in 2011 to increase the health of pets by simply encouraging regular checkups. According to this consumer advertising campaign, preventive care is as important to your pet’s well being as your love.Formation of the coalition came in response to a... 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.

Pets' New Year's Resolutions, Steve Dale's Pet World on WGN

Pets' New Year's Resolutions, Steve Dale's Pet World on WGN
Dr. Ron DeHaven, CEO of the American Veterinary Medical Association joins me, on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio listen HERE, or 720 AM at 6:35 AM CDT, December 29 to discuss his New Year’s resolutions for pets for 2014. Here are some of your New Year’s Resolutions for pets…and I want to hear more,... Read more »
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AVMA Convention News: Favorite Veterinarian; Cats Not Seeing Vets to Early Spay/Neuter

AVMA Convention News: Favorite Veterinarian; Cats Not Seeing Vets to Early Spay/Neuter
One highlight of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) 150th Convention, held July 19-23 in Chicago, was the anniversary date itself. The Convention attracted more than 9,100 veterinary professionals. In celebration of 150 years, the non-profit American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) named Dr. Carlos Campos, of Spring Hill, FL, as America’s Favorite Veterinarian. Campos was... Read more »

AVMA Celebrates 150 Years on WGN

AVMA Celebrates 150 Years on WGN
The American Veterinary Medical Association, celebrating 150 years, invited WGN Radio Steve Dale’s Pet World to their annual convention, which was held at McCormick Place in Chicago. I was honored to accept, and among my guests AVMA CEO Dr. Ron DeHaven. Listen NOW to hear what Dr. DeHaven had to say about what’s new in... Read more »

Animal Connections: Everyone Wants to be a Vet

Animal Connections: Everyone Wants to be a Vet
It seems every kid wants to grow up to be a veterinarian. “I hear that all the time,” agrees Dr. Christine Jenkins, Group Director of U.S. Veterinary Medical Services at Zoetis (formerly Pfizer Animal Health). “It seems everyone, of all ages, loves to play veterinarian.” Through a new Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit called “Animal Connections:... Read more »
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Steve Dale, WGN Debut: Victoria Stilwell; Veterinary Commander & Chief and TNR Controversy

Steve Dale, WGN Debut: Victoria Stilwell; Veterinary Commander & Chief and TNR Controversy
While I’ve been back at WGN Radio (720 AM or listen online) for a couple of years, returning with a regular program is an honor and opportunity, called Steve Dale’s Pet World, airing Saturdays, 1 to 2 CDT. Why are our pets getting sicker? My first guest will be the Commander and Chief ….of veterinary medicine,... Read more »
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