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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • A mix of wet and dry food seems best for most cats

    Q: I recently discovered your radio show and listen each week from Spain. My husband and I are researching the best food possible for our cat. There is great debate over dry food vs. wet. What do you recommend? -- A.M.V., Madrid, Spain A: The good news...
  • If you see an abandoned or neglected dog, do something!

    Willow, a fawn-colored pit bull-type dog, was hours away from certain death. She was literally starving. "She was skin and bones and could barely muster the energy to stand up," says Kira Robson, supervisor at Chicago Animal Care and Control. "You...
  • Cat's stinky breath likely points to a medical problem

    Q: My cat was never a kisser, but he's begun to kiss us. I like the affection, but not the nasty breath! You'd think there would be a mint catnip or breath mint available for cats. Do you know of any such products? -- S.J., St. Paul, MN A: Actually,...
  • 'Zoobiquity' conference explores medical advances that could help people and animals

    NEW YORK CITY -- It's been called "one health" or comparative medicine, and now "zoobiquity" is the in-vogue term used to describe the intersection where human and animal medicine meet. Here's an example: Lyme disease affects dogs and people, but...
  • Survey reveals some big misconceptions about cats

    Cat owners think they understand their feline friends' needs, but sometimes they may not. According to a recent survey by the Kelton Global of more than 500 cat owners, its turns out the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) may be easier to understand than...
  • Distractions an effective ploy to help curb barking

    Q: What do you suggest I do to stop my 2-year-old Labrador mix from barking when there's someone at the door? I also have three other mixed-breed dogs, all of whom get along well. -- K.B., Granby, CT A: "Do you really want to completely eliminate the...
  • Until there's an all clear on contamination, avoid jerky treats

    Q: You've written about jerky treats being bad for pets, so what else should I give my dog as a treat? He's accustomed to getting his jerky at night before bedtime. -- C.J., Las Vegas Q: I'm very angry and mistrusting of pet food companies now. What do I...
  • Just say "no" to jerky treats from China

    Since 2007, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA CVM) says it has received reports of 3,600 sickened dogs and 10 cats becoming ill as a result of eating jerky treats made in China, not to mention 580 deaths...