Q: My cat was never a kisser, but he's begun to kiss us. A: Actually, catnip is a member of mint family, points out Dr. Kate Knutson, Bloomington, MN-based president of the American Animal Hospital Association.
NEW YORK CITY -- It's been called "one health" or comparative medicine, and now "zoobiquity" is the in-vogue term used to describe the intersection where human and animal medicine meet.
Q: What do you suggest I do to stop my 2-year-old Labrador mix from barking when there's someone at the door?
Cat owners think they understand their feline friends' needs, but sometimes they may not.
Q: You've written about jerky treats being bad for pets, so what else should I give my dog as a treat? Q: I'm very angry and mistrusting of pet food companies now. A: I can't stress this enough: Stop feeding jerky treats to your pets.
Since 2007, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine says it has received reports of 3,600 sickened dogs and 10 cats becoming ill as a result of eating jerky treats made in China, not to mention 580 deaths reportedly ca...