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  • Geriatric cat may need anti-anxiety relief for long car ride

    These reader questions were answered by experts attending the North American Veterinary Conference Jan. 17-21 in Orlando, Fla.. Q: We're about to travel a long distance in the car with my 18-year-old cat. She's always been miserable on car rides. I've...
  • Dog may need follow-up after dental cleaning

    Experts converged to teach veterinary professionals Jan. 17-21 at the North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando, Fla. Some of those renowned experts took time to answer your questions. Q: Molly, my 5-year-old Jack Russell, had her teeth cleaned...
  • Dog raised in a puppy mill may need extra training, TLC

    This week, your dog behavior questions are answered by veterinary behaviorist Dr. Valarie Tynes, of Sweetwater, Texas. Q: I rescued an 11-year-old Bichon Frise who was raised in a puppy mill. She's very nervous and very attached to me. If I make a move...
  • New drug shows promise to extend life for cats with 'dry' FIP

    Q: My friend's cat was recently diagnosed with FIP (feline infectious peritonitis). The Chinese (veterinarians) maintain this is a fatal disease. Can you help? A: The Chinese veterinarians are correct, although there is some good news on the FIP front:...
  • For animals, pills that taste good go down easier

    Q: My cat needs a pill, and no matter I do, she drops it on the floor, then walks away. Any advice? A: First, buy an inexpensive pill gun, online or through a veterinarian. Several times a day, put just a bit of tuna, salmon, or baby food (no onions)...
  • People and their dogs have a very special bond - believe it!

    Bark at me, purr at me -- doesn't matter! I love when you squawk back. Here are some interesting notes and comments from readers. Keep those emails coming to petworld@stevedale.tv Comment: "I came across a ridiculous comment of yours, something along the...
  • Feisty cat who picks on dogs needs a 'time out' period

    Q: Karma, our 12-year-old cat, picks on our two 15-month-old Labrador mixes. He may even jump on top of one dog and start to hiss and bite; he really carries on. Sometimes, we have to pull him away. No one's been hurt yet, but the dogs seem terrorized....
  • Give your dog something else to do besides bark at cyclists

    Q: My 4-year-old Australian Shepherd now barks at people on bicycles as they go by the house. She never did this before. What's going on? A: Certified dog behavior consultant and longtime Australian Shepherd owner Liz Palika says, "That's about the age...
  • Can dogs and cats get Ebola?

    Q: Can dogs and cats get the Ebola virus? If the answer is no, as I believe it is, why did they kill that dog from Spain? Q: I'm worried about a full-out Ebola epidemic eventually coming to America; it's inevitable. And since so many people in this...
  • Second-hand smoke bad news for people and pets

    Q: We have a friend who's started smoking cigarettes, and quite heavily. She claims to love animals. I wonder how second-hand smoke affects pets. I think I know the answer, but my friend needs a blast of reality from a professional like you. A: Your...
  • NSAIDs effective drugs to help manage dog's pain

    Q: My dog has bad arthritis in his knee. I've read a lot about Rimadyl and it scares me, so I'm thinking of using Zubrin. Do you have any suggestions about what might be safer? A: Well, no, you're not going to use Zubrin. The drug is no longer available....