Posts tagged "veterinarian"

Dr. Natalie Marks: My Favorite Veterinarian

Dr. Natalie Marks: My Favorite Veterinarian
Veterinarians often have better connections to their clients than human patients have to their own medical doctors. I knew our 15 1/2-year old miniature Australian Shepherd Lucy was declining, but she was holding her own as I left town several years ago to speak at a veterinary conference. A day later, my wife, Robin, phoned... Read more »

America's Favorite Veterinarian: Dr. Carlos Campos

America's Favorite Veterinarian: Dr. Carlos Campos
Dr. Carlos Campos, of Spring Hill, FL, was named America’s Favorite Veterinarian on July 21 during the 150th Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, held in Chicago. The announcement was made by Michael Cathey, executive director of the non-profit American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVF) at a breakfast attended by veterinary luminaries, as well as... Read more »

Dr. Jack Noyes: Chicago Losses Legendary Veterinarian

Dr. Jack Noyes: Chicago Losses Legendary Veterinarian
By guest blogger, Dr. Sheldon Rubin We have all had special mentors in our life that have left life-changing impressions for us. I have had a few starting in grammar school and leading up to the start of my professional life. One of these was Dr. Jack Noyes who passed away peacefully, December 5. Jack... Read more »
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Is Being Drunk an Excuse for Animal Cruelty?

Man’s best friend, meet your worst enemy. Oddly, this story covered nationally – like at NewYorkDailyNews.com more than in Chicago.  A Chicago man was charged with felony animal cruelty after police caught him conducting a ‘surgical procedure’ on his dog while he was drunk. Stewart Gibbs Police indicated Stewart Gibbs, 44, was apparently obviously drunk,... Read more »

Join In the Salute to Dr. Sheldon Rubin

Chicago’s doesn’t have a veterinarian named James Heriot, but we did have Dr. Sheldon Rubin for 41 years caring for and treating pets, advocating for laws beneficial to pets and appearing in the media to disseminate information. Lake Shore Animal Shelter is honoring Dr. Rubin with a Bone Vivant thank you brunch, June 13 at... Read more »

The Truth About EPA Warnings Concerning Flea and Tick Products

The Environmental Protection Agency is requiring beefed up labeling for flea and tick products used on dogs and cats amid a significant increase in adverse incidents, the EPA is taking a series of actions to increase the safety of spot-on pesticide products for flea and tick control for cats and dogs. I wonder if this... Read more »
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All About the Cat: CATalyst Council Meeting

The CATalyst Council began just over a year ago to elevate the status of cats. While cats are America’s number one companion pet – they do get ripped…They don’t see the veterinarian nearly as often as dogs, they are more often dumped at shelters and less often adopted. What’s up with all that? The CATalyst... Read more »

Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet - Tell Me What You Think of Your Vet

Look at all the nominees from the Midwest for the Morris Animal Foundation’s Thank Your Pet for a Health Pet contest… Lots from from the Chicago area! We do have GREAT veterinarians here.I was a judge for this contest a couple of years back, glad I’m not now – I know too many of the... Read more »