May is Mental Health Month

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (05-01-2022) #777: Featuring Julia Hansen, Janessa Vanden Berge, and Dr. RuthAnn Lobos. College student Julia Hansen — who founded Yellow Tulip Project when she was a teenager concerned about friends taking their own lives — kicks off May, the Mental Health Month, by partnering with Merrick Pet Care to raise […]

Advice for Slimming Down a Fat or Obese Dog

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (09-06-2020) #691: Featuring Dr. RuthAnn Lobos and Trevor Jones. A Fat Dog is a Diseased Dog! Dr. RuthAnn Lobos — a competitive athlete herself and lead veterinarian at Merrick Pet Care — discusses with Tracie the American Veterinary Medical Association’s designation of obesity as a disease. Tracie is worried about […]

America’s VetDogs: Training Dogs for Specific Veteran Needs

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (08-09-2020) #687: Featuring Maria Nuzzi, and Dr RuthAnn Lobos. Maria Nuzzi is a dog trainer at America’s VetDogs which is part of Guide Dogs, and talks about their mission of breeding, raising and training of dogs for a specific veteran’s needs, at no cost to them (in answer to Tracie’s […]