Dr. Sophia Yin, an applied animal behaviorist, was one of the first to join my public outcry over then-popular dog trainer Cesar Millan's emphasis on forceful, aversive dog training and misleading messages about dog behavior.
On Sept. 30, Dr. Tim Hunt, of Marquette, MI, was voted America's Favorite Veterinarian in a contest sponsored by the non-profit American Veterinary Medical Foundation.
Nearly everything modern veterinary medicine knows about cat health and welfare has been learned through studies funded by the non-profit Winn Feline Foundation. Q: We took in a very sweet stray cat.
"Let's also remember the orphans who are euthanized," says Mike Arms, CEO and president of the Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. Arms created the annual "Remember Me Thursday" as a day to light candles in memory of the millions ...
Q: We can hardly go outdoors without smelling a skunk. Q: Last month, Windsor, our Boxer-mix was skunked, and our entire family -- not to mention Windsor -- suffered for days.
Pet adoption in America is steadily improving, and at least some shelters boast impressive numbers of placements in some parts of the country. "Let's face it, they're dying needlessly," he says.