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  • Distract finger-biting cat with other amusements

    These reader questions were answered at the 2015 International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants Feline Behavior Conference April 11-12 in Atlanta. Speakers included veterinary behaviorists and certified cat behavior consultants on issues ranging...
  • So far, dog flu epidemic is confined to the Chicago area

    There are reasonable concerns that the canine influenza (dog flu) epidemic in the Chicago area could be a springboard, triggering outbreaks across America. "Dogs travel, and dogs have zero immunity to the virus," notes Chicago veterinarian Dr. Derrick...
  • My Pet World: Distract finger-biting cat with other amusements

    These reader questions were answered at the 2015 International Assn. of Animal Behavior Consultants Feline Behavior Conference, held in Atlanta in April. Veterinary behaviorists and certified cat behavior consultants spoke on issues ranging from the...
  • Vaccine good tool as dog flu epidemic grows

    Q: I live in Chicago, where there's an epidemic of dog flu. My dog is very social, so I was thinking about the vaccine. Now, I've heard that the virus has mutated and the vaccine is no longer effective. Any advice? Q: Our dogs play with other dogs all...
  • Conference explores cat behavior issues

    Conference explores cat behavior issues
    ATLANTA, GA -- "Cats are not anti-social," says veterinary behaviorist Dr. Sharon Crowell-Davis, professor of behavior and anatomy at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, Athens, speaking at the 2015 International Association of...
  • Howling dog is probably NOT seeing ghosts

    After 20 years of writing this column and answering, on average, four reader questions weekly, that's 4,160 answers! My fingers should be 'dog-tired,' but instead I'm invigorated because each month (sometimes each week) I receive letters and emails saying...
  • 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...