Pork Bone treats are no treat for Pups

Pork Bone treats are no treat for Pups The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning on “bone treats” for dogs, having recently received more than 70 reports of illnesses in dogs who ingested the “bone treats” derived from pigs. “A variety of commercially-available bone treats for dogs — including treats described as […]

Worried About a Positive Test for Lyme Disease?

Worried About a Positive Test for Lyme Disease? Hang on!  Wait! Just because your dog tests positive for Lyme disease in the vet’s office does NOT mean you need to treat with antibiotics! My sister and two friends of mine recently took their dogs to their vets for an annual exam. All the dogs seemed […]

Differences in Deaths: Mother vs. Cat

Dog Talk (03-14-2015) #412: Margo Rabb wrote about the differences between her mother’s death and her cat Sophie’s, which she wrote about in a recent New York Times op-ed piece: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/author/margo-rabb/?_r=0  Rabbi Douglas Krantz, founding rabbi of the Congregation Bnai Yisrael in Armonk, talks about his journey from supporting locally grown produce through a CSA, to […]

Humane Talk #8034 (11-10-2014)

Humane Talk (11-10-2014) #8034: Wayne talks dogs in the small Asian nation of Bhutan and an ongoing project where Humane Society International is helping street dogs and communities by sterilizing tens of thousands of free-roaming dogs; Tracie and Wayne discuss how competitive racing is a dangerous game for horses that leads to the injury and […]