Posts tagged "pet health"

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 »

Pet Health Expo in Chicago

Pet Health Expo in Chicago
Pet Health Expo is Sunday April 27, and another chance to have me sign your copy of “Decoding Your Dog,” which you can purchase at the event., or to have co-editor veterinary behaviorist Dr. John Ciribassi sign a copy of this book authored by members of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. I will be... Read more »

Vet Clinic Crash, Steve Dale's Pet World

Vet Clinic Crash, Steve Dale's Pet World
Five people were injured Friday night after a SUV slammed  into Animal Ark veterinary clinic (3235 N. Kedzie Ave)  and we’ll cover it all Sunday morning (Feb. 2) at 6:30 AM CDT on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio, 720AM or listen here, as I interview Dr. Derrick Landini. Chicagoans will relate to the... Read more »
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Fear Free Veterinary Visits, Dr. Marty Becker at Veterinary Conference

Fear Free Veterinary Visits, Dr. Marty Becker at Veterinary Conference
Orlando, FL. The annual North American Veterinary Conference, one of the largest meetings of its kind, was held here Jan. 19 through 22. Dr. Marty Becker, one of many featured speakers, discussed his concept of fear-free veterinary visits. Dr. Becker, of Bonner’s Ferry, ID, is a contributor to “The Dr. Oz Show” and author of... Read more »

Facebook Fan Page Updates, Easy Way to Keep Up

Facebook Fan Page Updates, Easy Way to Keep Up
If you liked my Facebook Fan Page, thank you! Amazing how we’ve come to depend on Facebook, and so many have kind comments about my page – thank you!!! I’ve received some complaints about not seeing updates, as Facebook has changed their algorithm, making harder to view updates.  I found out (thanks to Julie & Jimmy at... Read more »

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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Pet Advise: See Your Veterinarian for Check Ups

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Truly regular check ups with your veterinarian is the best advise I can offer, and my friends agree: Dr. Mike Paul, a past president of the American Animal Hospital Association and Dr. Mike Cavanaugh, executive director and CEO of AAHA.

Dr. Rubin on Steve Dale's Pet World

Dr. Rubin on Steve Dale's Pet World
Listen HERE to Dr. Sheldon Rubin’s last appearance on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio – greatly busy answering your questions including a sneezing dog, and a kleptomaniac retrieving cat. Also, we briefly talk about the problems with horse, outlawing slaughter houses seemed right, but there have been repercussions. And how dogs can detect various... Read more »

How Long Pets Live; Cleaning Teeth; A Quiet Beagle; Biting Cat: Reader Questions

How Long Pets Live; Cleaning Teeth; A Quiet Beagle; Biting Cat: Reader Questions
Q: We just had our cat put sleep; he was 20 years and four months old. How long do cats and dogs usually live? — L.S., Bradenton, FL A: I’m so sorry to hear about your cat, but at least he enjoyed a long life, longer than most. Increasingly, though, some cats these days are... Read more »
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Sold on Pet Insurance, But Which Company? Reader Question

Sold on Pet Insurance, But Which Company? Reader Question
Q: I’m sold on pet insurance and am looking around for a company. Comparing policies is confusing, though. Any hints? — R.S., Ann Arbor, MI A: Dr. Jules Benson, vice president of veterinary services at Petplan Pet Insurance, has some general advice. “What are you seeking?” he asks. “No question, everyone with pet insurance should... Read more »
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