Is a Dog Being Allergic to Chicken Really a “Thing”?

Is a Dog Being Allergic to Chicken Really a “Thing”? Is it truly possible that a dog can be “allergic” to chicken? This seems to be a popular belief as the cause for a dog to have itchy skin, hot spots, or waxy, infected ears. From chicken?! Really?! I mean have you ever heard of […]

Dealing with Seasonal Allergies

Holistic Vets (08-24-2015) #3047: Dr Judy talks about seasonal allergies — how to prevent and deal with them. She loves the SPOT Platinum allergy testing and oral serum (like Tracie’s previously-itchy dog, Maisie, takes every day to stop her itching). Dr. Judy suggests clipping “poodle feet” on all dogs with hairy paws — shaving all […]

Shampooing Your Dog

Shampooing Your Dog — Making it Fun and Frequent On my NPR radio show DOG TALK® this past week I interviewed humorist Merrill Markoe, several of whose amazing videos will be featured in the Dog Film Festival October 3rd. I invited her to read one of the fall-down-funny essays from her book What the Dogs […]