Marlene’s Vet is All Wrong to Refuse to Get Vectra for Her Cat

Marlene’s Vet is All Wrong to Refuse to Get Vectra for Her Cat Marlene in Florida is a listener who adores her two kitties and worries about their health, what to feed them and fusses over them with a bushel basket of love. On my advice, Marlene asked her vet about ordering Vectra for cats, […]

Cats are Eating Cindy out of House and Home

Cats are Eating Cindy out of House and Home I got this email from Cindy, who is a Cat Chat® listener, and has taken to heart my advice to feed cats wet food only, because they are obligate carnivores whose bodies don’t need or do well with carbohydrates. She wrote: “Thanks to you, over the […]

The #1 Way to Undo the Good of Feeding Canned Cat Food

The #1 Way to Undo the Good of Feeding Canned Cat Food Have you been following my advice to feed only the highest quality canned food to your cats? Have you chosen a food high in good quality protein and low in carbohydrates? Good for you! But wait! Have you been “cheating” on your cat […]

How Diet Can Help A Kitty Cat With Heart Failure

How Diet Can Help A Kitty Cat With Heart Failure I received this plea for advice and help from an understandably distraught owner who was caught off guard by her cat’s sudden diagnosis with a serious heart condition. Linda wrote to me: “My seemingly healthy 10 year old cat was diagnosed with advanced hypertrophic cardiomyopathy […]

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 […]

DOG TALK #371 (5-10-2014)

DOG TALK (5-10-2014) #371: Dr. Elizabeth Hodgkins talks TICKS — the clear and present danger especially in Spring — and what one can do to provide protection for pets and people; Dr. Ian Dunbar’s puppy books recount the ways that early handling of a puppy influences his entire life and personality; GOOD DOGS! co-host and […]

Scared about Ticks? You Should be! And Vectra 3D is your Best Defense

Scared about Ticks? You Should be! And Vectra 3D is your Best Defense Years ago I got an email from a longtime listener to DOG TALK®, about a show in which Dr. Elizabeth Hodgkins spoke strongly about the need for topical tick repellents for at-risk dogs (those in tick-infested areas of the country, and especially […]

Cat Crazy #1019 (12-16-2013)

Cat Crazy™ (12-16-2013) #1019: Dr. Elizabeth talks to Jeanna in Orlando Florida about her 2 Cornish Rex who are vomiting every day and explains using the term “hyper carnivore” in place of “obligate carnivore.” MP3 Audio [12 MB]DownloadShow URL

Dog Talk #350 (12/07/2013)

Dog Talk #350 (12/07/2013): Tracie reads a fascinating letter from a listener who has a unique perspective on “adopting from the South” because she went to pick up her dog from a poor rural Southern shelter; adventurer/explorer Tim Cope recounts his extraordinary voyage on horseback with dog by his side, retracing Genghis Khan’s steps in […]

Cat Crazy #1016 (12-02-2013)

Cat Crazy™ (12-02-2013) #1016: What are the top 3 medical problems a simple blood test can reveal? Are you avoiding going to the vet to get this vital information? Dr. Elizabeth talks about how Feliway can be a game-changer. MP3 Audio [14 MB]DownloadShow URL