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  • Pets are making a slow comeback in Rwanda

    RWANDA, AFRICA -- In September, we flew into the capital city of Kigali before heading out to the Virunga Mountains to see mountain gorillas. Instantly, it was apparent how much rebuilding and growth has occurred since the Rwandan genocide of 1994, when...
  • Help your cat beat the battle of the bulge

    Loads of Americans have developed spare tires around their middles, and so have many of our pets. Cats are particularly portly; about 55 percent of tabbies are tubby, says the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. Some suggest this is a conservative...
  • Schnauzer may need a housetraining refresher course!

    LAS VEGAS, NV -- These reader questions were answered by world-renowned experts at the 85th Annual Western Veterinary Conference held here Feb. 17-21. The conference was attended by more than 6,500 veterinarians and 2,000 veterinary technicians and...
  • Pheromones could be what's driving your cat "crazy"

    SAN DIEGO, CA -- These reader questions were answered at the Central Veterinary Conference West, held at the San Diego Convention Center, Dec. 5-9. Q: Why does my cat go crazy if I step on an ant? She'll roll around on the spot. -- W.G., Cyberspace. A:...
  • Preventive care starts with regular veterinary visits

    Our pets deserve better. Overwhelmingly, Americans want to do the right thing for their pets -- or at least that's what they say. Yet, despite our love and concern for our pets, veterinary visits are on the decline, especially when it comes to...
  • Only a few other mammals - besides reindeer - can fly

    Q: I was thinking about flying reindeer. Of course, I don't believe reindeer can fly, but do any other animals fly aside from birds? -- P.P., Little Rock, AK A: Bats are the only mammals that actually fly. There are several species which glide, such as...
  • Remember these winter safety tips for pets

    The weather outside may be frightful, so here are some tips for keeping your pets safe in the snow and cold: If it's chilly enough outside, our pets are as susceptible to frostbite as we are, especially on their paw pads and the tips of their tails and...
  • These New Year's resolutions are for pets

    Asking my Facebook fans (https://www.facebook.com/Stevedalepets) about their New Year's resolutions for their pets (or all pets) has become an annual tradition. Here some responses I've received for 2014: "To have my cats stop using my credit cards to...
  • This author calls on cats as her professional "muses"

    Justin Bieber and cat book author Gwen Cooper have at least one thing in common: They're both on tour, and keeping a grueling schedule. Bieber may be playing to more people, but Cooper will help more cats on her tour. Cooper's road trip includes stops at...
  • Anesthetic-free dentistry for pets remains controversial

    Veterinary practices -- even dog groomers -- are now offering anesthetic-free dentistry for dogs and cats. And the procedure has caught on. However, cleaning a pet's mouth without anesthesia is not without controversy. Among the detractors are specialists...
  • Apple cider vinegar not quite a miracle cure

    Q: I've read that apple cider vinegar be used as a supplement to assist with dog health. Is this true? -- H.W., Chicago A: According to some reports, apple cider vinegar is everything except, maybe, the fountain of youth. Some websites proclaim that...