Friday, November 20, 2009

First Feline Fatality Reported Due to H1N1

The first feline H1N1 casualty was confirmed in Oregon on Nov. 18. The cat died from presumed H1N1 virus infection, according to the American Veterinary Medication Association. Several other cats in Utah and Iowa had cases of the virus, but have since recovered. It is believed the Oregon cat caught the virus from humans. Read more here.

Saturday, October 17, 2009

"Flying Pup!"


A photographer sent this photo to me from Ella's first frisbee tourney - he titled it, "Flying Pup!" Apparently it took 2nd place in a photography competition! :)

A New Book About Dogs...

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/16/AR2009101601240.html

Friday, October 16, 2009

Don't Be Surprised If a Shelter Asks For These 6 Things . . .

OK, you've done your homework and you're ready to check out local shelters and rescue organizations to pick up a pooch — congratulations! Before you walk in the door, be prepared for these six common requests . . . and save the look of shock for all the adorable faces you see, and not the adoption counselor!.....http://www.petsugar.com/5599701

Funny Dog Video

Check this out - we laughed out loud! video

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Pet First Aid & Disaster Response Class

Sunday, November 14th from 1-5pm at Pause


This class will cover CPR, Heimlich for pets, common emergencies, safety tips & critical lessons from Veterinarians. This program teaches people how to care for their pets before, during and after an emergency. Pets America surveyed more than 400 veterinarians nationwide to create this user-friendly guide to pet first aid and disaster preparedness. Cost is $50 to participate - includes 3-year certification and a pet first aid book too! Please RSVP.