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Highlights of Twenty Years of Pet Writing

Highlights of Twenty Years of Pet Writing
Summing up twenty years isn’t easy, as I begin my third decade of writing my Tribune Content Agency newspaper column I have a wealth of memories to recall. I was the first journalist to speak with a search and rescue dog handler at the World Trade Center, within 48 hours after September 11, 2001.  Driving... Read more »

Dr. Susan Little Honored by the Winn Feline Foundation

Dr. Susan Little Honored by the Winn Feline Foundation
Presenting Dr. Susan Little with an award of appreciation on behalf of the Board of Directors and the Scientific Advisory Panel of the Winn Feline Foundation.  And you too can express your thanks…..keep reading….. I recall when Dr. Susan Little first asked me to join the board of the Winn Feline Foundation, it was over pizza... Read more »

Jackson Galaxy on Winn Feline Foundation

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Jackson Galaxy from Animal Planet’s “My Cat From Hell” and certified animal behavior consultant, TV/radio personality and columnist Steve Dale – a longtime Board Member – chat informally about the Winn Feline Foundation. They agree that every cat alive today has been touched by advances in medicine supported at one time or another by the Winn... Read more »
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Love Cats? Winn Feline Foundation Celebrates New Website

Love Cats? Winn Feline Foundation Celebrates New Website
Have a cat? Nearly everything known about your cat was supported through funding from the Winn Feline Foundation, from the very food most cats eat to vaccinations cats receive to care in shelters to treatment of a wide range of health issues, from the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) to diabetes. Winn has been there to... Read more »

Heart Disease in Cats, Conversation with Dr. Philip Fox

Heart Disease in Cats, Conversation with Dr. Philip Fox
Winn Feline Foundation President Dr. Glenn Olah interviews veterinary cardiologist Dr. Philip Fox of the Animal Medical Center in New York. Listen HERE. The most common type of heart disease in cats, feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), may be tough to detect since so many cats are asymptomatic. That is one good reason why visiting the... Read more »

Heart Disease in Cats at Winn Feline Symposium

Heart Disease in Cats at Winn Feline Symposium
Heart disease in cats can be more devastating, maybe more so than previously thought. Based on his studies, veterinary cardiologist Dr. Philip Fox, of the Animal Medical Center in New York City, says that cats diagnosed with feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) face an approximately one in five chance of developing either heart failure or blood clots,... Read more »
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Cat Health Studies Revealed: Winn Feline Foundation Symposium

Cat Health Studies Revealed: Winn Feline Foundation Symposium
The Winn Feline Foundation has been providing continuing education on cutting edge feline health issues to veterinarians, veterinary technicians, cat fanciers and cat lovers for 36 years in their annual symposium. This year’s is June 26 in New Orleans, from 4 to 6 p.m.and there are still a pawful of spaces remaining if you want... Read more »

Cat Health, Supporting Knowledge Is What It's About

Cat Health, Supporting Knowledge Is What It's About
Winn Feline Foundation Media Appreciation Award was presented at BlogPaws to Dr. Lorie Huston for her informative blogs and advocacy regarding cat health. As Dr. Huston points out so much of what we know about feline health is a result of studies funded by Winn Feline either very recently or going back over 40 years,... Read more »

Ugly Cat; Benefit for Chicago Animal Control; Animal News with Bill & Wendy

Ugly Cat; Benefit for Chicago Animal Control; Animal News with Bill & Wendy
Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder welcome me into their studio every Tuesday at 10:30 A.M. On this day, Listen Click HERE, as I offer a personal story about what Wendy Snyder is really like. (You do have to scroll half way through to find my appearance here) Also - - A new law which restricts breeders’... Read more »
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Ugly Cat Dies of HCM

Ugly Cat Dies of HCM
The 12-year-old cat named Ugly Bat Boy was a fixture at Exeter Veterinary Hospital, where he would spend most of his time on a warm computer. He was bald over most of his body except for flowing fur on its chest. Ugly Bat Boy was discovered to have a heart condition last year, and veterinarian... Read more »