Senior Dog? Picky Eater? Give Him a Menu Upgrade!

This blog is sponsored by the folks at Weruva, who Salute Seniors. Senior Dog? Picky Eater? Give Him a Menu Upgrade! As dogs get older, they can develop food issues, which can lead to physical problems. It can also be really stressful for us if our dogs don’t want to eat. All dogs need to […]

Guardian Angels Dogs

Good Dogs! (03-10-2021) #6078: Tracie welcomes Carol Borden, the Founder of Guardian Angel Medical Service Dogs, who will be her new co-host on this training show. Carol talks about how she brought her years of dog training knowledge and applied it to rescuing, raising and teaching German Shepherd Dogs to become invaluable companions to people […]

A New Year’s Resolution: Shed Your Cat’s Excess Baggage

A New Year’s Resolution: Shed Your Cat’s Excess Baggage [The first in a series of blogs about how to safely and successfully get your cat to lose weight] Many people don’t even realize their cat is fat, because we’ve all become accustomed to seeing overweight cats with hanging bellies, brick-shaped bodies, and a skeleton so […]

Myth #2 Fat Cats are Happy Cats

Myth #2 Fat Cats are Happy Cats When you hear the words “fat cat” you smile, right? You think fat cats look happy or funny — you see social media pictures of enormous cats and get a kick out of it. You hear the saying about a person that “he’s a fat cat,” as though […]

Forever Curious Shares Service Dog Information

Forever Curious Shares Service Dog Information An interesting non-profit, Forever Curious.org, reached out to me after hearing some of the radio shows I’ve done about various types of service dogs, in particular service dog organizations that provide dogs for children with autism, diabetes and other special needs. Forever Curious is an unusual non-profit, a self-proclaimed […]

Mix It Up: Canned and Dry Cat Food Together

Mix It Up: Canned and Dry Cat Food Together I received an email from Susan, a listener to my radio show CAT CHAT® who asked the following question: I’ve read over and over (and I see on your site you feel the same) that wet food is far superior to dry food and that dry […]

Kindness on Last Hope Highway

Dog Talk (and Kitties Too!) (11-21-2015) #448: Peter Zheutlin’s book RESCUE ROAD: ONE MAN, THIRTY THOUSAND DOGS AND A MILLION MILES ON THE LAST HOPE HIGHWAY is the author’s personal experience riding along with transports from the South and witnessing “repetitive acts of kindness along the ‘Last Hope Highway’; dog trainer Tony Cruse speaks from […]

Your Cat is Likely Overweight

The Expert Vet (10-12-2015) #5044: Is your cat fat? Very likely! Dr. Donna says that 88% of owners of overweight cats do not think their fat cats are fat! 8 to 10 lbs. is the ideal weight for a cat — which describes so few cats and improper feeding is the cause! Cats are obligate […]

Does Your Dog have Diabetes? How to Manage it with a Healthy Diet

Diabetes In Dogs: Why They Get It, How To Manage It Diabetes in dogs is a fairly common occurrence but it is a very different disease than what occurs in cats. I turned for assistance in understanding canine diabetes to my co-host on THE EXPERT VET on the Radio Pet Lady Network — Dr Donna Spector […]

Diabetes In Dogs: Why They Get It, How To Manage It

I have been getting quite a few questions about diabetes in dogs, even though it is a fairly rare dog disease (not like cats, where type 2 diabetes is at epidemic levels and closely linked to the equal epidemic of feeding dry food to cats, an unnatural ingredient for the obligate carnivore). But for dogs, […]