Posts tagged "Wrigley Field"

First Diabetic Alert Dog Presented, Ron and Vicki Santo Foundation

Imagine dogs being trained to alert before a diabetic attack occurs. Equipment can help, the dogs are more precise. Vicki Santo saw this happen, as her dog Joker would alert before Ron would have a problem.
Vicki founded the Ron and Vicki Santo Diabetic Alert Dog Foundation 2012, and it became an official non-profit 5013C this year. At this event at Goose Island  on September 3,  Vicki officially presented the Foundation’s first dog to 23-year old Logan. Logan, who has Down’s syndrome, doesn’t always have the ability to discern when his sugar levels are about... Read more »

Coyotes in the City: Are Pets Safe?

Coyotes in the City: Are Pets Safe?
Coyotes terrify people. Here’s a comment and question relating to coyotes and pets form my Tribune Media Services newspaper column. Increasingly, I’m receiving questions about cats or dogs being killed by coyotes. I undersand the anger, but believe it may be misplaced. Perhaps, pet owners should be angry at themselves for allowing small dogs in... Read more »

On the Road Again, The Companion Animal Parasite Council

A familiar scene - at least if you are from Chicago.
The Companion Animal Parasite Council is a not-for-profit who’s goal is to educate the public about parasite protection and control…So, each summer parasitologists hit the road – to go to the people – traveling in the parasite-mobile. Seriously, they do an amazing job of reaching professionals by bringing experts to lecture about the latest research,... Read more »

Companion Animal Parasite Council Road Trip at Wrigley Field

In the evening, two veterinary parisitologists offering information on exciting topics, like tick disease and giardia to veterinarians. It was a party. So risque - I can't show you the photos.
The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) super sized van parked across from the friendly confines on July 24. Experts answered pet owner/Cub fan questions about parasites. Some say Cub fans have long suffered from parasites. Follow the CAPC Road Show, Northern Exposure, here and on the CAPC website. Wherever they are, CAPC will hand out... Read more »

Parsasite Council Hits the Road, Stopping at Wrigley Field

Parsasite Council Hits the Road, Stopping at Wrigley Field
The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC)) is hitting the road to zap one parasite at a time; watch them come to your community to chase fleas down the street, tackle ticks and round up roundworms. The idea is to come to where pet owners are, to communicate parasite prevention to pet owners. CAPC members include... Read more »

Bring a Pup Or Pick One Up

Get this picture – adoptable dogs will be shuttled on a Chicago Trolly from Lakeshore Animal Shelter on Randolph at Halsted (Urban Outsitters) north to Wrigley Field’s Captain Morgan Club with arrival timed for around 5 p.m. at Sheffield and Addision on Thursday, August 5. Some of the pooches on the patio can be adopted... Read more »