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Steve Dale

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  • My Pet World: Bonding with your veterinarian is good for your pet's health

    What do pet owners want from their veterinarians? According to a 2014 survey, they disdain medical jargon they don't understand, want tests results and expect full transparency regarding their pets' care. "In other words, pet owners want to be treated...
  • New drug showing promise against once-fatal FIP

    Your questions are answered this week by experts attending the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Conference March 12-15 in Tampa, Fla., and a meeting of the Winn Feline Foundation Board of Directors directly following the conference. AAHA is...
  • My Pet World: New drug showing promise against once fatal FIP

    This week's questions are answered by experts attending the American Animal Hospital Assn. Conference in Tampa, Fla. held in March and a meeting of the Winn Feline Foundation Board of Directors directly following. The animal hospital association is the...
  • Soft Paws can soften your cat's ability to damage furniture

    Soft Paws can soften your cat's ability to damage furniture
    Keep those emails and 'snail mail' letters coming. I'm always learning from readers. My knowledge base can't equal the collective expertise of all of you! Also, reflecting back on 20 years of writing this column, I certainly wouldn't have lasted...
  • New drug showing promise against once fatal FIP

    TAMPA, FLA. -- Your questions are answered this week by experts attending the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Conference here, March 12-15, and a meeting of the Winn Feline Foundation Board of Directors directly following the conference. AAHA...
  • Bonding with your veterinarian is good for your pet's health!

    Bonding with your veterinarian is good for your pet's health!
    TAMPA, FLA. -- What do pet owners want from their veterinarians? According to a 2014 survey, they disdain medical jargon they don't understand, want tests results shared, and expect full transparency regarding their pets' care. "In other words, pet...
  • Noisy parrot may have been lovesick

    Q: I recently gave my 18-year-old African Grey parrot to a bird sanctuary because he became restless and climbed and squawked a lot. In his huge new cage, he seems happier. I visit him every week, but I wonder if this is actually detrimental to helping...
  • Regular veterinary visits can catch any problems early

    Regular veterinary visits can catch any problems early
    TAMPA, FLA. -- Your questions are answered this week by experts attending the American Animal Hospital Association Conference, March 12-15. AAHA is the only organization that accredits veterinary practices in the U.S. and Canada (and actually most...
  • Twenty years of columns have only fueled my enthusiasm about pets!

    Twenty years of columns have only fueled my enthusiasm about pets!
    Summing up 20 years of work isn't easy. As I begin my third decade of writing this 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 of the...
  • Education the best way to discourage declawing

    Q: I appreciated your recent column about declawing cats and your stand against this procedure. But you didn't state what we need to do — namely to ban declaw as some other countries have done. Don't you believe the U.S. ought to act tomorrow? A:...
  • A little enrichment could give your pet a new lease on life

    A little enrichment could give your pet a new lease on life
    I contend that the average monkey, bear or lion in a zoo has a richer life than most of our dogs and cats at home. In fact, all pets require some enrichment, even lizards, and most certainly, pet parrots. Providing enrichment means manipulating the...