We were attacked by ants who got into our cat’s food (we free fed them, which works well in our case) at home. Apparently many people in our S. Cal region are seeing ants enter and roam in their homes. I decided I still wanted to free feed our older cats (various medical reasons specifically […]
This week dogs and cats that find veterinary visits stressful lost an important ally and the rest of us who help them also lost a most valuable and unique worker in our field. On Monday October 6th Dr. Sophia Yin from Davis California suddenly passed away apparently much in the same way as the recently […]
We recently had to get a patient on a tricyclic medication using the active ingredient of Clomipramine HCL. For many many months the FDA approved “gold standard” veterinary product Clomicalm by Novartis Animal Health has been either off the market or very difficult to get hold of but is fortunately now available again in the […]
Here it is at last! The first book from the American College of Veterinary Behaviorist! This one is on dog behavior and should prove to be the most definitive book of its kind and its time. Consisting of many authors, all Diplomates of the specialty Veterinary Behavior College, Decoding Your Dog has chapters on most […]
See this link for a story on Dog TV with Andy Rooney’s son Brian Rooney and brief appearance by Dr. Patrick Melese: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7410468n&tag=exclsv Enjoy! Dr. Patrick Melese also has/will present a more general talk on canine enrichment/welfare options when left home alone to Veterinarians at a San Diego County Veterinary Medical Association chapter meeting this […]
A TV appearances for your viewing pleasure : Here is a link to the a NBC network story: NBC nightly newsand for those of you that missed it a brief appearance on NBC nightly news this past weekend:NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3032619/vp/47217885#47217885 Keep behaving!
After investigating the new Dog TV that has been recently launched here in San Diego I was asked to help them explain the science-based and clinically applicable content to the veterinary and pet owning community. Dog TV has one of my renowned colleagues Dr. Nick Dodman from Tufts University in Boston MA on its “core […]