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  • Dosing a diabetic cat with testosterone is irresponsible

    Q: Two of my medical patients have taken the liberty of successfully using their own testosterone injectables on their cats to reverse diabetes. I thought you might want to pass this information along. -- E.L., via cyberspace A: No, thank you. Instead,...
  • Kathy Ireland extending her passion for fashion to pets

    Kathy Ireland's Worldwide brand is 28th most powerful brand in the nation, according to Forbes Magazine, topping $2 billion in licensed products in 2013. When it comes to home decor, the one-time super model is a superstar and more than a tad successful....
  • 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...
  • Dogs are smarter than we think, and some are downright brilliant

    "It's about time science has woken up to the fact that dogs are really smart," says evolutionary anthropologist Brian Hare, co-author (with Vanessa Woods) of "The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs Are Smarter Than You Think" (Penguin Random House, New York, NY,...
  • You can curb your dog's craving for 'poopsicles'

    Q: What should I do about my dog who, at the age of 8, has suddenly decided that she likes to eat the frozen poop of other dogs? -- B.N., St. Paul, MN A: His entire life, my brother-in-law said he didn't care for lobster. In a weak moment, he recently...
  • After your Thanksgiving meal, feast your eyes on the National Dog Show

    "God created dogs as companions to show us the principals of angelic behavior, service and love," says actor/author John O'Hurley, who will once again offer color commentary for the Thanksgiving Day National Dog Show Presented by Purina from noon to 2 p....
  • To much Thanksgiving turkey could give your pet a tummy ache - or worse

    Q: Why do people go on TV every year warning against giving our pets turkey over Thanksgiving, when turkey is found in dog and cat food? C'mon, it's crazy! -- T.J., Providence, RI A: You're right that there's nothing inherently dangerous about cats or...
  • Service and assistance dogs aren't always living the good life, expert claims

    Jennifer Arnold founded a service dog school called Canine Assistants in 1995. "Assistance dogs change lives, save lives, help people to live more independently and therefore productively; there's no question about it," she begins. "But there's a huge...
  • Do animals have long-term memory?

    These reader questions were answered by Thornhill, Ontario, Canada-based veterinary behaviorist Dr. Gary Landsberg, a contributing author to "Decoding Your Dog" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, NY, 2014; $27), also including segments by fellow...
  • Most veterinarians, evidence indicates, are honest with pet owners

    I am a journalist, not a veterinarian. At this moment, I'm ashamed for my profession rather than the veterinary professional targeted in an ABC-TV "20/20" story called "Is Your Veterinarian Being Honest With You?" broadcast Sunday, Nov. 24. Dr. Andrew...
  • Guidelines outline which vaccines vets should use, and how often to vaccinate

    Q: I've written to you before about the scoundrel veterinarians who've cheated the public. Like the veterinarian in the recent "20/20" TV segment, when we changed counties, that new vet wanted to vaccinate my dog all over again with vaccines I'd never...