Switching Cats From Dry To Canned Food

In order to reduce the amount of carbohydrates and fat consumed by cats, I recommend feeding a combination of canned and dry food.  But what if your cat won’t eat canned food?  There are some cats who are hooked on dry and will not even try the canned food.  Here are my suggestions for converting a finicky […]

Increasing Water Consumption In Cats

There are many medical conditions in which I recommend more water consumption as a part of the treatment protocol.  Unfortunately, that is easier said than done with cats.  How do you encourage a cat to drink more?  Here are my suggestions: 1)  Feed canned food instead of dry.  Once the cat is eating the canned food […]

World Veterinary Year 2011

2011 marks the 250th anniversary of veterinary education.  In 1761 King Louis XV established the first veterinary college in Lyon, France.   In celebration of that event and in recognition of veterinarian’s work in animal, human and ecosystem health, this year is designated World Veterinary Year! As a veterinarian, speaker and author, I look forward to sharing the many ways our […]

Done With Chemotherapy!

I am thrilled to announce that I am done with chemotherapy!  Hopefully the Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and Burkitt’s Lymphoma are also conquered.  The PET Scan in late January will provide the definitive answer.  For now, I celebrate having chemo in the rear view mirror and being a cancer survivor.  Enduring the CODOX-M/IVAC (Modified McGrath protocol) with […]