April 17, 2014 • Health & Wellness
Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital is hosting the 7th annual National Service Dog Eye Exam event sponsored by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) and Merial. On May 6, 8, 12-16 and 21, Penn Vet’s Dr. Gustavo Aguirre, professor of ophthalmology; Dr. William Crumley, staff ophthalmologist; and Dr. Stephen Gross, staff ophthalmologist, will join 190 ACVO board-certified...
April 02, 2014 • Health & Wellness
To mark the start of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month, the CATalyst Council, a national initiative comprised of animal health and welfare organizations working on behalf of cats, is urging animal lovers to take action and help raise awareness in their communities. The month, championed by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, aims to raise awareness of the plight...
March 27, 2014 • Health & Wellness
With spring upon us, FIDO is ready to romp and play so when our friends at Purina Pro Plan shared some tips for how to re-enter the world of outdoor activity with your best buddy, we just had to share them with you as well!
According to Dr. Brian Zanghi, a research nutritionist and one of the canine physiologists behind the development of the Purina Pro Plan P5 training app, dogs should get...
March 19, 2014 • Health & Wellness
We were also excited to learn that one lucky FIDO fan will WIN a 4lb box of their pet food AND a copy of their Made Out of Love Recipe Book.
CONGRATULATIONS DEENA MINNER!
Years ago our 14 year old pug's skin allergies and irritable bowel syndrome just kept...
March 13, 2014 • Health & Wellness
National Poison Prevention Week is March 16 – 22, 2014, and while much of the focus is on educating parents of small children, Pet Poison Helpline says to remember that pets can be just as vulnerable! Dogs and cats have insatiable curiosity and tend to get into trouble investigating new things by licking or tasting them. This is because some foods, medications and other household items that are...
March 06, 2014 • Health & Wellness
The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA), in coordination with animal welfare advocates, including the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), recently released a statement of principles to provide prosecutors and criminal justice partners with the training and resources necessary to raise awareness of the connection between animal abuse and other violent...