Apoquel (Oclacitinib Maleate) for Treating Allergies in Dogs

    Treating dogs with allergies can be difficult. Ideally, I like to test them to see what is causing their allergies and then remove those elements from their environment. If the allergen can’t be removed, I place the dog on desensitization therapy by injecting the dog with small amounts of the allergen. But not all dogs respond to […]

Cats Who Attack Visitors At The Door

    When I have visitors to the house, my cats head for their favorite hiding spot. As soon as the guests leave, they come running for attention. But not all cats behave this way.  Some cats have the opposite response. Instead of hiding, these cats actually attack any visitor who dares enter their domain. As the aggression and injuries […]

Coated With Fur: A Blind Cat’s Love Launch Party

Tuesday, Feb. 11th was the launch party for my second book, Coated With Fur: A Blind Cat’s Love.  We gathered at Changing Hands Bookstore. The night started with fun stories about the human-animal bond as well as some of the animals in the book. After the talk, we celebrated with cupcakes and a book signing. For […]

You Make The Diagnosis: Name This Eye Condition In Dogs

Pictured below is a dog who presented on emergency for an eye problem. This little guy was trying to steal a toy from another dog. The family heard him yelp and found him looking like this. Examine the image below carefully then answer the following questions: 1) What is this condition called? 2) Can it be […]

Coated With Fur: A Blind Cat’s Love Launch Party

You are invited!  If you find yourself in Arizona next Tuesday February 11th, please join us at 7:00 p.m. for the Launch Party.  We will celebrate animals and this new book – the second in the Coated With Fur series.  I am eager to hear if you like the book.  So please join me at Changing Hands Bookstore as we […]