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Steve Dale

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  • Latest slam on cats for killing songbirds is unfair

    Dogs are man's best friends, but cats have a target on their backs. The latest to take aim was Richard Conniff in a New York Times op-ed piece March 21 headlined, "The Evil of the Outdoor Cat." So, now cats are evil. Sounds like the Middle Ages, when...
  • Bans on pet shop sales of commercially-bred animals continue to stir debate

    I support laws in Los Angeles, Phoenix, Chicago and over 40 other communities around America that prohibit sales of dogs and cats (and sometimes rabbits, too) in pet stores. The presumption is that most of the animals sold at pet shops come from puppy...
  • Partners for Healthy Pets promotes preventive care, vet visits

    A coalition of organized veterinary medicine and pet industry representatives formed Partners for Healthy Pets in 2011 to increase the health of pets by simply encouraging regular checkups. According to this consumer advertising campaign, preventive...
  • Need a Mother's Day gift for a pet lover? Check out these new books

    With Mother's Day around the corner -- and Be Kind to Animals Week coming up May 4-10 -- books featuring pets might make great gifts! If your mother happens to be a cat lover, seeks a celebrity Internet cat, enjoys books that inspire, is a fan of the TV...
  • Your dog is sure to make some noise if a bear approaches

    Q: We live in the woods, and the bear population has been increasing here. A neighbor actually had a bear nearly walk into her home. Her dog began to growl and bark, and the bear ran off. Her dog is a large mixed-breed, and so is mine, but Charlie Horse...
  • Algae offers green way to boost nutritional value of pet and people foods

    LEXINGTON, KY. -- Current and future trends in food for pets and people were among topics addressed at the 30th Alltech Annual International Symposium May 18-21 in Lexington, Ky. The theme of the conference was "What If?" suggesting anything is possible...
  • Concerns still simmer about pet food products from China

    LEXINGTON, KY. -- Pet food recalls, and pet food with ingredients imported from China are intertwined issues very much on the minds of pet owners. Mark Lyons, vice president of Corporate Affairs for nutrition giant Alltech, who is based in China, is eager...
  • Dogs with a pit bull 'look' continue to get a bad rap

    These questions don't directly relate to pet behavior or health, but instead are answers to questions regarding my opinions on timely pet-related topics. Q: You recently wrote about breed-specific bans and communities banning pit bulls. These dogs are...
  • Give dog something more interesting to do than fixate on your Guinea pigs

    These reader questions about dog behavior were answered by veterinary behaviorists attending the Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association July 25-29 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Q: As a psychologist, I'm interested in...
  • Do more tests to pinpoint cause of cat's ear infections

    These reader questions on dog behavior were answered by veterinary behaviorists at the Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, held July 25-29 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Q: I feed my cat about half a manufactured...
  • Cats can be re-trained to stay off the counters

    These reader questions were answered by experts at the Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, held July 25-29 in Denver at the Colorado Convention Center. Q: My cats are lovely and perfect, except they've started jumping on the...