Posts tagged "FIV"

Banfield State of Pet Health, 2014

Banfield State of Pet Health, 2014
So, what’s the state of pet health? Human health trends are monitored by the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), but there’s no comparable agency for pets. With 850 hospitals across America, Banfield the Pet Hospital’s database is a gold mine in veterinary medicine, as scrupulous records are kept on everything from the... Read more »

Readers Bark Back

Readers Bark Back
I enjoy hearing your views — and you’re certainly not hesitant about expressing them! Here are some recent reader emails directed to my nationally syndicated newspaper column. COMMENT: Please, medicating a dog to deal with fears, really? Dogs are not people! — A.P., Cyberspace STEVE DALE: Of course dogs are not people. Strangely enough, though,... Read more »

Tree House Humane Society Shatters Cat Adoption Mark

Tree House Humane Society Shatters Cat Adoption Mark
Tree House Humane Society and Chicago are doing something right.  After all, at a time when too many shelters all around the country are having difficulty adopting cats into homes and at the same time cat population is on the decline (by nine percent according to the American Veterinary Medical Association), this Chicago No Kill  and... Read more »
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Questions Asnwered: Motion Sickness in Dogs; Adopting FIV Cats; Cats in Fine Art

Questions Asnwered: Motion Sickness in Dogs; Adopting FIV Cats; Cats in Fine Art
Q: We’re planning a driving trip in January with our Standard Poodle, who’s very nervous in a vehicle. How can we calm her? — D.M., Clayton, WI Q: My Sheltie, Joey, once had a problem riding in the car. We bought Meclizine at our local grocery store for less than anything the vet sold us,... Read more »

Veterinary Legend Earns Award

Veterinary Legend Earns Award
            WINN FELINE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2012 EXCELLENCE IN FELINE RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENT, NIELS PEDERSEN, DVM, PhD, AT AVMA CONFERENCE IN SAN DIEGO, CA Niels Pedersen, DVM, PhD, is the winner of the 2012 Excellence in Feline Research Award from Winn Feline Foundation and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF). Dr.... Read more »

Winn Feline Foundation 2012 Scholarship Award

Winn Feline Foundation 2012 Scholarship Award
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Maureen Walsh, CEO (201) 275-0624, mwalsh@winnfelinehealth.,org Steve Dale, CABC, Board Member (773) 895-8696, petworld@stevedale.tv WINN FELINE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2012 VETERINARY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD RECIPIENT AT AVMA GATHERING IN SAN DIEGO, CA Wyckoff, NJ, August 8, 2012: The Winn Feline Foundation and American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF)announced their annual joint Student Scholarship Award to... Read more »
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Did I Kill My Cat? My Cat Is a Bird Killer; Mandatory Microchipping; Snoring Pug

Did I Kill My Cat? My Cat Is a Bird Killer; Mandatory Microchipping; Snoring Pug
Q: I once lived in Highland Park, Ill., with a cat named Poco. We were inseparable. When he was diagnosed with kidney stones, I had to give him up; I just couldn’t afford treatment in 1987. I still miss Poco very much. How do I ask for forgiveness when he depended on me for everything?... Read more »

Reader Questions Answered at North American Veterinary Conference: Overweight Cat, FIV Cat, Licking Dog, Can Cat Die from Tuna?

Reader Questions Answered at North American Veterinary Conference: Overweight Cat, FIV Cat, Licking Dog, Can Cat Die from Tuna?
ORLANDO, FLA. — These reader questions from my Tribune Media Services newspaper column were answered by experts attending the North American Veterinary Conference , Jan.14-18. Q: We adopted a kitten from a shelter, and at only 7 months she already weighs 14 pounds. We feed her a half a can of canned food each morning... Read more »

Breed Specfic Ban, FIV Cats, Where to Get a Pet: WGN-TV News

Breed Specfic Ban, FIV Cats, Where to Get a Pet: WGN-TV News
Steve Sanders makes life easy…He’s a longtime news anchor at WGN-TV, and I always enjoy talking with him on set. In this segment, from the 11AM news on December 30, we spoke about the case of the service dog that was removed because he’s presumed a Pit Bull in a town where Pits aren’t allowed;... Read more »
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Happy Anniversary, Tree House Humane Society

Happy Anniversary, Tree House Humane Society
Tree House Humane Society is celebrating their 40th Anniversary. Listen HERE (may take a moment to load) to Executive Director Dave DeFuniak and Development Director Jenny Schlueter talk about how innovative Tree House has been, and continues to be. For starters, all cat shelters were very much a rarity 40-years ago. Tree House has from... Read more »
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