Posts tagged "Golden Retrievers"

Early Spay Neuter May Increase Cancer in Some Dogs

Early Spay Neuter May Increase Cancer in Some Dogs
Mandating pediatric spay/neuter for dogs and cats does not and will not work to lessen dog attacks, dog fighting or decrease a burden on animal control. And there are MANY unintended consequences, including mounting evidence for various health concerns later in life. In Chicago, twice a few Chicago aldermen (with support from the Humane Society... Read more »

Choosing the Right Dog For You

Choosing the Right Dog For You
One of the big time reasons dogs land at shelters is that people choose the wrong breed, or wrong individual dog to match their lifestyle and their personalities. While most dogs would give their lives for members of their immediate  families (and love isn’t too strong a word to describe the relationship), a pawful spend... Read more »

Westminster Dog Show Isn't a Stodgy Affair

Westminster Dog Show Isn't a Stodgy Affair
Westminster is the most well-known dog show in America, standing behind only the Kentucky Derby as the nation’s most long-standing sporting event. This year, the 137th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will be held Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 11-12, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, and televised on CNBC and the USA... Read more »
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Dogs Provide Needed Comfort in Newtown After Shooting

Dogs Provide Needed Comfort in Newtown After Shooting
In the aftermath of the December shooting spree at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Luther Church Charities were invited to Newtown, CT with what they call Comfort Dogs. Here’s a full audio interview with Tim Hetzner, president Lutheran Church Charities, which the following story is based on. It’s unlikely Addison, IL-based Lutheran Church Charities thinks it’s a coincidence... Read more »

Comfort Dogs from Chicago in Newtown, Miss Meowsky's Award: WGN Radio Petcast

Comfort Dogs from Chicago in Newtown, Miss Meowsky's Award: WGN Radio Petcast
Listen HERE to this WGN Radio PETCAST, taking you to Newtown, Connecticut in an emotional interview….and Miss Meowsky makes a special announcement! Newtown, Connecticut received support after the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School – some of that assistance arrived with four paws and tails, a group of comfort dogs from Lutheran Church Charities, Addison,... Read more »

Awards in Veterinary Medicine at Banfield Summit

Awards in Veterinary Medicine at Banfield Summit
It is a meeting of the minds – about 100 of  them, give or take. The Banfield Pet Hospital Industry Summit is one of the most prestigious events in veterinary medicine. I am honored to attend. This years, issues discussed included: Dollars are necessary to continue research, so cutting edge medicine continue to be cutting... Read more »
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