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Steve Dale

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  • My Pet World: Cat's high-velocity purring both annoying and charming

    These questions were answered by experts at BlogPaws 2015 in Nashville, Tenn. Hundreds of pet bloggers gather each year for continuing education with their pets. Q: My cat always purred loudly, but now his motor seems to be getting even more powerful....
  • Cat's high-velocity purring both annoying and charming

    NASHVILLE, TN -- These questions were answered by experts at BlogPaws 2015 in Nashville, TN, May 28-30. Hundreds of pet bloggers gather each year for continuing education with their pets, including dogs and cats, as well as ferrets, rats and even a few...
  • My Pet World: Obese and overweight pets need our help

    As our love for our pets has grown, so have the pets themselves. In the U.S., an estimated 52.6% of dogs and 57.6% of cats are overweight or obese, according to the Assn. for Pet Obesity Prevention. Many veterinarians say the problem has become an...
  • Include some pet books on your beach reading list

    As you lounge at the pool or beach this summer, be sure to use sun block and bring along a good book. Here are half a dozen reading options only a pet writer would suggest: --"Purr Prints of the Heart: A Cat's Tale of Life, Death, and Beyond," by Deborah...
  • The risk of tick disease is rising

    Q: I'm wondering if I should vaccinate my dog for Lyme disease. My veterinarian says it's not necessary. However, a friend I often go hiking with said his veterinarian recommends the vaccine, and his dogs are vaccinated. What do you think? -- C.G.,...
  • Obese and overweight pets need our help

    As our love for our pets has grown, so have the pets themselves. An estimated 52.6 percent of U.S. dogs are overweight or obese, and 57.6 percent of U.S. cats are overweight or obese, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP). Many...
  • My Pet World: Most dog and cat bites can be avoided

    Each year, more than 800,000 people receive medical attention for dog bites. At least half of them are children, according to the American Veterinary Medical Assn. While that sounds like a lot of people, it's small when you consider that there are 70...
  • New tactics could make taking pills fun for your pet

    Q: I read your recent column on pilling cats. What I need to know is how to give pills to my stubborn dog, who spits them out. I've tried rolling a pill inside peanut butter and lunch meat, to no avail. Is there a secret trick? -- D.N., Anchorage, AK A:...
  • My Pet World: Microchip coding controversy could be putting pets' lives at risk

    Microchipping saves lives. This is an accepted fact among those in the veterinary and animal welfare community. However, some microchip companies may be compromising a system that has reunited countless numbers of pets and their owners. Microchipping...
  • Most dog and cat bites can be avoided!

    Each year, more than 800,000 people receive medical attention for dog bites. At least half of them are children, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. While that sounds like a lot of people, it's small when you consider that there...
  • Benefits of wonder drug Rimadyl still outweigh the risks

    Q: One day, a cat came to my door, and from the first day he rubbed against me, we were inseparable. He eventually developed kidney stones and I had him put down in 1987. I just couldn't afford to pay the medical bill. I miss him so much and feel like I...