pets

Chemotherapy for pets – is it an option?

  Chemotherapy is one of the four major therapies for cancer–the three others being surgery, radiation, and immunotherapy. During most of the consults that we do, chemotherapy is discussed. The looks I get when I recommend chemotherapy for people’s pets can range from unbelief to fright. The first thing that I do is immediately tell […]

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Thailand: The Wonders of Buddha’s Animal Kingdom

  Buddhism and animals – Thailand   Enchanting Thailand consists of over 40,000 temples (Wats) and 95% of the population practices Buddhism. Buddhists believe in respecting and loving every living creature, which is a tenent that any animal lover can get behind! They also believe in reincarnation, and that many of us were once animals in a […]

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DANCING WITH YOUR DOG – FUN TIPS TO KEEP YOU IN SHAPE!

DANCING WITH YOUR DOG When Patie Ventre, a former professional ballroom dancer, looks out across an empty dance floor, she doesn’t envision Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers swinging through “Top Hat.” She sees Westies waltzing, poodles in polka and Mastiffs getting down to the Macarena. That’s why she started the World Canine Freestyle Organization — […]

Hope for less animals in shelters!

We have HOPE! Spay and Neutering without surgery!

In today’s society, there are many unwanted cats and dogs. Many of these animals live on the streets, fending for themselves and many others are simply put to death. 3-5 million cats and dogs die in shelters each year. If there was a way to control their population, then this could be prevented. ACC&D is […]

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Don’t Forget Your Umbrella! “It’s Raining Cats and Dogs” !

Sure, we’ve all heard the famous expression, but does anyone really know where this silly saying got its start? Wendy and the team have hit the books and have come up with a few possible answers to this cat and canine conundrum. From the interesting, to the silly, to the strange and even grotesque, the […]

Calm your pooch down with a song

Soothing Pet Sounds: Simple Classics Relax Your Canines

  It’s 11pm. You’re jonesing for sleep, but Fido won’t calm down. You’ve tried placing him in bed, stroking his fur, and talking to him softly, but his head is still filled with frantic thoughts of car rides, squirrel-chasing and that cute Bichon Frise he saw earlier. Before you slip tranquilizers into his Kibbles and […]

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Happy Barkstille Day from Poncho in Paris!

Monique held his face between her hands,gazing deeply into his eyes as only the French can do. “Mon Dieu,” she murmured, smitten.“He’s gorgeous.” Poncho lowered his eyelids and trembled. Monique gently bent forward in her airline seat and kissed his muzzle.                   We hadn’t even landed at […]