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Jan 30

Avoiding the Ouch of Ice balls on your Dog’s Paws

Avoiding the Ouch of Ice balls on your Dog’s Paws There are many challenges for our dogs in cold winter weather, but people don’t always consider the problem of ice balls! These hard balls can form under and between our dogs toes when they go outdoors. When a dog leaves a warm indoor environment and… Read more »

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Jan 22

Cold Weather Dangers For Pets

Cold Weather Dangers for Pets Here in Vermont where I live, the Vermont Temperatures are dropping, and with the colder weather, the Vermont Veterinary Medical Association wants you to know it’s time to think about the dangers this presents for our pets, both indoors and outdoors-only ones. By taking a few common sense precautions, you… Read more »

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Jan 14

A Farewell Toast to Dr. Donna’s Little “Bestie” Morgan

A Farewell Toast to Dr. Donna’s Little “Bestie” Morgan In the years I have been associated with Halo and had the pleasure of sharing my thoughts with you all, I have had the additional pleasure of becoming good friends with Dr. Donna Spector, Halo’s veterinary advisor. I have also had the privilege of learning from… Read more »

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Jan 6

A Healthy Gut: Why Important in Animals?

[Guest post] They are small—microscopic in fact. But they are the heavy hitters when it comes to your pet’s gut health, and actually to the total health of the animal. They are called “healthy bacteria” and they perform a host of great functions. These beneficial microorganisms are critical to your pet’s health. The Importance of… Read more »

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Jan 1

Happy New Year from China to Fellow Pet Lovers around the World

Happy New Year from China to Fellow Pet Lovers around the World As we all look forward to a new year and take stock of the one that has passed, I find it amazing that after ten years devoting myself to educating, inspiring and supporting people about their pets, that I still get a thrill… Read more »

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Dec 27

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,… Read more »

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Dec 27

Mimi Discovers Best Feline Friend From Weruva

Mimi Discovers Best Feline Friend From Weruva Mimi wrote to say she had read THE CAT BIBLE (and given a few copies as gifts to friends) and was following my advice to get her kitties off all dry food since any “kitty crack” is bad for the health of all cats. She discovered BFF from… Read more »

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Dec 27

Vectra Kills Fleas But Please Give It A Chance To Work!

Vectra Kills Fleas But Please Give It A Chance To Work! Somebody posted on my blog that they used Vectra and their dog still had fleas so they were off to buy another product. I cynically wondered if this was a planted comment, put there by the competitors to Vectra, who are nervous about the… Read more »

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Dec 17

Bah Humbug! The Holidays Can Be Dangerous For Your Pets!

Bah Humbug! The Holidays Can Be Dangerous For Your Pets! Did you know that holiday decorations can be deadly for our four-legged family members? I hate to sound like the grumpy Grinch Who Stole Christmas, but I really do want to help you avoid the pet calamities of the holidays so your whole family can… Read more »

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Dec 14

Hallelujah! A miracle supplement that stops shedding!

Hallelujah! A miracle supplement that stops shedding! When I invited Vivamune supplements to join the Radio Pet Lady Network as a sponsor, I knew there was good science and ingredients behind this daily supplement that boosts and protects a dog’s (or cat’s) immune system. However, at first, I was not giving it to my own… Read more »