Pet Safety: Cars Can Kill Be wary about where your animal is. I recently...– Mickey Zeldes (http://rohnertpark.patch.com/articles/cars-can-kill)
Video of MORE Good Day Oregon segment on financial preparedness for unexpected pet care… important stuff for *all* pet owners to think about and know.
Pet Emergencies... What's Your Financial Plan?
Regardless of how aware and proactive you may be with your pet’s health and safety, and as much as I will prepare you, there will, sadly, always be the possibility of an illness or emergency ‘sneaking through’. Do you have a financial plan in place should such an event occur? Part of the preparedness aspect of my ‘Be aware. Be prepared. Be preventive.’ mantra is...
Cat Can't Pee! Feline Urethral Obstruction: Part 2...
In the first post of this series I covered the ‘what’ of urethral obstruction. In this post I’ll be detailing the things you should know to be prepared for in the event of a urethral obstruction. Hopefully you’ll never need this information, but as with most things in life, its best to have it and know its here if you do. After all, when it comes to feline urethral...
Feline Urethral Obstruction Survey - Please take... →
I’ve got plenty of data from the various veterinary hospitals I’ve worked in over the years and there is good published data about the risk factors for feline urethral obstruction. But what I’m trying to do here is to get a ‘real world’ appreciation of pet owner’s experiences with feline urethral obstruction. If you’ve ever had a cat that has suffered a...
Cold Weather Pet Safety (article from The... →
Things to be aware of and tips to improve your pets (and other animal’s) cold weather safety, wherever you live.
MORE Good Day Oregon segment on cat urinary health and problems. Every cat owner should know this stuff… help spread it around. And don’t forget about the blog series I’m doing right now on feline urethral obstruction… frustrating and deadly stuff! First post in the series went on the blog today.
Pet Emergency... Cat Can't Pee! Feline Urethral...
Let me start by saying this… A cat that cannot pee is a cat that’s going to die, unless appropriate veterinary medical care is obtained immediately. Urethral obstruction is a very severe, very acute, very critical medical emergency. If you take nothing else from this initial installment in my blog series about feline urethral obstruction, I hope you will at least appreciate the...
Pet Blogger Challenge 2012
The Pet Blogger Challenge is the brainchild of Amy Burkert (www.GoPetFriendly.com) and Edie Jarolim (www.WillMyDogHateMe.com). Its an opportunity for those of us who blog about pets to get to know each other and to learn more about each other’s blogs. This is my first year participating, so we’ll see how it goes. The questions below are standardized, all first time participants...