Articles: veterinary health

Cats and Parasite Protection

Can’t live with them, CAN live without with: Parasites! Dr. Diane Eigner, chair of the CATalyst Council demonstrates parasite prevention– 

Old Dog Tour

A Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine researcher is embarking on a nationwide tour to visit old dogs (Larry King is not among them). Dr. David Waters, veterinary oncologist and heard of Purdue’s Gerald P. Murphy Cancer Foundation will come nose to snout with 15 of the most elderly Rottweiler’s in America in a trek…

Dogs Can Get the Flu Too, And It's Nothing to Sneeze At

It’s flu season for you – maybe – and potentially your dog, for sure. The Canine Influenza Virus (CIV) is now prevalent in New York City, and it could happen in the Chicago area too. In fact, CIV did have a sort of mini outbreak around Chicago a few years back. Dogs most susceptible to…

WLS On Demand: The Dog Talk Project, Doggy GaGa Project and Smiling Dogs

Linda Case is conducting some fascinating research. You might called them ‘case studies;’ she’s polling average dog owners on the Internet, asking all sorts of questions. It’s easy to partake, and it’s free, just check out the Dog Talk Project. Linda Case and friends Linda Case appeared on on my WLS 890 AM on Demand…

What To Do About Flea and Tick Products

Lots of email about this issue from readers and listeners. It all began about a month ago, (March of 2010) when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a statement announcing restrictions and general concerns about Flea and Tick products. I’m glad the EPA is paying attention. That’s a very good thing. And generally, I agree…

Great American Dog Writer Exits Stage Left

Mordecai Siegal passed away April 1. He was the most influential and prolific pet writer, authoring many top selling pet books. Here’s the tribute piece I just wrote about Mordecai Siegal’s career for my Tribune Media Services column. Morty authored 38 columns for Good News for Pets, and Lea-Ann Germinder has made those available. I…

FIP Resources (Updated)

Feline Infectious Peritonitis is the one disease you don’t want your pet to have. There’s no cure. Tragically FIP most often happens to kittens. Also, according to longtime FIP researcher Niels Pedersen from the University of California, Davis, FIP is more common than previously thought. I argue, despite it’s complexities if FIP (or a disease…

Guest Blog: Dr. Sheldon Rubin – Spring Is Here

This guest blog is written by Dr. Sheldon Rubin, past president of the Illinois and Chicago veterinary medical associations. Many times awarded and honored for his veterinary skills and civic contributions, Dr. Rubin is also president of the American Heartworm Society. Welcome to my first ever blog! So I thought I would start with just…

The Complicated Issue of Dogs in Iran

Like all in the Middle East, issues are complicated – even the topic of ‘man’s best friend.’ Here’s a story about saving dogs at an animal shelter just outside Tehran. In fact, it’s may be the only animal shelter in Iran, a nation of over 70 million people. No one knows how many homeless pets…

Dr. Rubin to the Rescue – Answering Listener Questions on AM-890 WLS

Have a veterinary question? Dr. Sheldon Rubin, Chicago’s most honored veterinarian, answers your questions on Steve Dale’s Pet World, April 4, 2 pm cst, www.wlsam.com or AM 890 WLS. Mosquitoes are here! And those little buggers spread heartworm disease. Dr. Rubin, president of the American Heartworm Society will discuss heartworm prevention. Also, he’ll comment on…

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