Red Carpet Treatment for Visiting Vets

Tails From China (08-10-2015) #4114: Want to have the professional adventure of a lifetime? The International Center for Veterinary Services in Beijing has a non-profit Veterinary Learning Exchange Program offering veterinarians (retired or in practice), vet techs and vet students a chance to live in Beijing for any length of time (housing will be arranged […]

Rescued Mastiffs Need Homes

Tails From China (05-25-2015) #4112: 8 Tibetan Mastiffs rescued from meat trade trucks are looking for homes in US or Sweden, where devoted Beijing-based Swedish rescuer Camilla has taken them under her wing. The U.S. media has recently reported how these enormous guard dogs once fetched prices of 1 million dollars back in 2011 when […]

Tails From China #4107 (02-09-2015)

Tails From China (02-09-2015) #4107: Isabella is an English actress living and working in Beijing (after being raised in Hong Kong and getting a law degree!) who has participated in the ICVS Trap-Neuter-Return program and even adopted a couple of kitties herself, one of which she sent back to her sister in England. MP3 Audio […]

Tails From China #4108 (01-19-2015)

Tails From China (01-19-2015) #4108: Dr Chris Brown, star of  the “Bondi Vet” television show in New Zealand, speaks to Tracie from a train on his way to Shanghai after his visit to Beijing to help Mary Peng’s team at the International Center for Veterinary Specialty with exotic pets. He explains how tickling your pet […]

Happy New Year from China to Fellow Pet Lovers around the World

Happy New Year from China to Fellow Pet Lovers around the World As we all look forward to a new year and take stock of the one that has passed, I find it amazing that after ten years devoting myself to educating, inspiring and supporting people about their pets, that I still get a thrill […]

Tails From China #4105 (12-22-2014)

Tails From China (12-22-2014) #4105: Lonnie (veterantraveler.com) whose service dog Gander the Labradoodle is famous in social media, talks about living in China and the shift in peoples’ attitudes towards dogs during the time he lived in Beijing and taught there in the university. MP3 Audio [13 MB]DownloadShow URL

Treating Fido Like Family in China

Treating Fido Like Family in China Mary Peng advocates for the welfare of the rapidly growing number of “companion animals” in Chinese cities. [Journalist Debra Bruno writes for the Atlantic and posted this superb article about changing values and practices in China regarding dogs as dinner or family members — and mentions Mary Peng, my […]

Dog Talk #392 (10-20-2014)

Dog Talk (10-20-2014) #392: Mary Peng from the International Center for Veterinary Services in Beijing explains the recent rabies cull of five thousand “loosely owned village dogs” in Southern China where there had been five human fatalities from dog bites — and describes the differences in this disease transmission between countries like the United States […]

Beijing’s Animal Markets and “Week Long Dogs”

Mary Peng is a visionary in China, working to open hearts and minds to the wonders of pet ownership. I am proud to have her as my co-host on our new Radio Pet Lady Network show Tails From China and to share this article. The end of summer in Beijing is traditionally associated with a […]

Dog Talk #385 (8/30/2014)

Dog Talk (8/30/2014) #385: Mary Peng calls from Beijing, China, to talk about the positive realities of pet ownership in the People’s Republic of China rather than the publicized dog meat festival, describing pet adoption days and her International Center for Veterinary Services in Beijing; dog trainers Lisa & Brad Waggoner discuss their Cold Nose […]