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 […]

5 Things to Know About NY Dog Flu Epidemic

5 Things Everyone Needs to Know about the Current Dog Flu Epidemic in New York Over 500 cases of a new strain of dog flu have been reported across the United States, with the New York area hard hit. 91 cases of dog flu have been reported in Brooklyn as of June 5th, along with […]

Cold Weather Dangers – How Cold Is Too Cold?

 Cold Weather Dangers – How Cold Is Too Cold? In some parts of the U.S., “spring has sprung” but in the Northeast, like Vermont where I live with two thin-coated Weimaraners, we have another two months of winter to bear, including a current windy cold snap in the single digits. Therefore, vigilance about keeping your […]

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 […]

Preventing Vaccine Associated Illness in Pets, Part 1 of 2

{The integrative house call vet Dr Patrick Mahaney is my co-host on HOLISTIC VETS on the Radio Pet Lady Network, and wanted to share part one of two articles he’s written on vaccinosis for PetMD.com} Preventing Vaccine Associated Illness in Pets, Part 1 of 2 Guest Blog Post by Dr. Patrick Mahaney Does your pet […]

Another Trip Over The Rainbow Bridge

Another Trip Over The Rainbow Bridge It has been a Spring of sadness and loss in my world — my older rescued Weimaraner, Scooby Doo, gave up the ghost himself, soon after I lost my youngest Weimaraner, Teddy, to a fast and brutal death from cancer. It was heart breaking for me to witness the […]

The Expert Vet #5014 (11-20-2013)

The Expert Vet (11-20-2013) #5014: Pancreatitis — Diane’s dog Stella is suffering from it. It can be life threatening — so if your dog vomits and is feeling blah, don’t hesitate to go to the vet for testing. MP3 Audio [14 MB]DownloadShow URL