Posts tagged "Dr. Sophia Yin"

Pet Medicine, the Newest & Latest at AAHA Conference

Pet Medicine, the Newest & Latest at AAHA Conference
PHOENIX, AZ – The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Conference, held here March 14-17, was an opportunity for over 2,100 veterinary professionals to learn the latest cutting edge news, and to advance their education. Presentations ranged from “Rapid Reversal of Fear and Aggression in Dogs and Cats” to “Infectious Disease Among Kittens in Multiple Cat... Read more »

Westminster Dog Show w/ David Frei; Film Starring Cats; Pet Dental Health: WGN Petcast

Westminster Dog Show w/ David Frei; Film Starring Cats; Pet Dental Health: WGN Petcast
An All Star Line Up on this WGN Radio PETCAST – Listen HERE. For 24 years now David Frei has been announcing the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. He is America’s dog show announcer. We reminisce a bit on past Westminster’s, when in 2008 Uno celebrated his victory with his Beagle howl from which many in the packed... Read more »

IAABC Conference

IAABC President Sarah Filipiak opens the conference
Is your cat scratching in all the wrong places; your dog wants to ‘eat’ other dogs; parrot screams overnight or horse who seems afraid of people – then I have help for you… members of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, who met April 20-22 for continuing education in Providence, RI. Here are just... Read more »
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Experts answer Questions at Anmal Behavior Meeting

Experts answer Questions at Anmal Behavior Meeting
ST. LOUIS, MO — Experts from around the world attended the Symposium of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists and American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (www.avsabonline.org) July 15 in conjunction with the American Veterinary Medical Association Convention. Some of the renowned attendees answer some of your questions: Q: Our 3-year-old, 12-pound poodle always wants... Read more »

Questions, Answers from an Animal Behavior Meeting

Questions, Answers from an Animal Behavior Meeting
ST. LOUIS, MO. — Experts from around the world attended the Symposium of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists and American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior July 15. The event coincided with the American Veterinary Medical Association Convention. A pawful of the attendees agreed to answer selected reader questions: Q: Due to recent dog attacks... Read more »

American Veterinary Medical Association Convention in St. Louis

I was there with Dan Kramer, then of Pfizer Animal Health when the CATalyst Council was created. The CATalyst Council met at the AVMA meeting with a meeting of our own (I am on the CATalyst Board). CATalyst is a non profit, formed to elevate the status of cats, getting more adopted and then into the veterinary offices. Dan is the past chair (as well as a founder) and Dr. Alexis Nahama of VCA is the current chair, a driving force behind CATalyst.
Here are some random shots from the American Veterinary Medical Association Convention in St. Louis, MO July 16 to 19.
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WGN Petcast: Animal Welfare League of Chicago, Scanning Pets for Microchips, All Pets Wellness and Clipping Nails

Listen to this WGN Radio Petcast. Unsung heroes – that’s Chicago Animal Welfare League. Because they accept SO many strays and unwanted animals, they take a huge toll off Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC). Jill Cahr and Diane Spyrka I can’t imagine what our city would be without them. Yet, unlike CACC they receive... Read more »

Western States Veterinary Conference Interviews

At the 83rd Annual Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas, I conducted lots of interviews (it’s what I do). Here are some which will be seen at my Pet World Radio site and elsewhere in the upcoming months: 

Pit Bulls In Fatal Dog Attack

Pit Bulls can do bad things. But please read this to the bitter end – A Mountain Ranch, CA man was mauled to death by two Pit Bulls late in August (2010), according to the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office. According to media reports, Sheriff’s Capt. Jim Macedo said the body of Vietnam veteran Jerry Yates,... Read more »
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Animal Behavior Coffee House On the Web

ATLANTA, GA. — Decades ago, legendary veterinary behaviorist Dr. R.K. Anderson realized that preventing behavior problems keeps pets in homes. He’s been barking the same mantra for a very long time. Dr. R. K. Anderson “It’s all about behavior. When there are no behavior problems, there’s a stronger bond with the pet,” adds Anderson. In... Read more »