I’m Not a Veterinarian, But About Your Dog’s Torn ACL…

I’m Not a Veterinarian, But About Your Dog’s Torn ACL… People often write to me with medical questions and issues, which makes me sorry that they have not found a local veterinarian they can trust. I always remind people that I am NOT a vet and that any advice I give is not intended as […]

Dealing with Dogs who are Picky Eaters

Pet Food Advisors (02-05-2018) #7051: Lucy Postins from The Honest Kitchen continues her discussion with Tracie about her book FOOD OBSESSED: THE HONEST KITCHEN’S COMPLETE GUIDE TO A HAPPIER, HEALTHIER LIFE FOR THE PUP YOU LOVE with the chapter “Mealtime Misgivings,” which is about dogs who are picky eaters and how to perk up their […]

FELINE GRAFFITI: Stressed-out Cat Pees on Everything!

FELINE GRAFFITI: Stressed-out Cat Pees on Everything! I got this question from Taylor, who listens to my NPR radio show DOG TALK ®(and Kitties, Too!) as well as to CAT CHAT® on the Radio Pet Lady Network. She describes a pretty awful out-of-control, out-of-litter-box situation: “We have two cats and three dogs in our family […]

Like Presidents, Dogs May Go Gray When Stressed

Like Presidents, Dogs May Go Gray When Stressed A new study, co-authored by author and scientist Temple Grandin and published in the journal Applied Animal Behaviour Science explores whether anxiety and impulsiveness may contribute to premature graying in dogs. The research focused on a sample of 400 dogs, age 1 to 4 years old, found […]