Pet Connection

Pet Connection by Dr. Marty Becker, Kim Campbell Thornton and Mikkel Becker

September 29, 2014

Fire the Laser

PETS WITH PAIN OR INFLAMMATION MAY BENEFIT FROM LOW-LEVEL LASER THERAPY Swee' Pea is an 18-year-old border collie/Australian shepherd cross who holds nine Guinness world records for stunts such as walking up and down a flight of stairs backward while balancing a glass of water on her nose. As you can... continue

September 22, 2014

Keep 'Em Home

Shelters come up with creative solutions to help pets who might otherwise be given up By Kim Campbell Thornton The woman's dog lived outdoors at the end of a chain, with only a doghouse for shelter. He had some serious medical issues. Neighbors complained to the city that the dog was... continue

September 15, 2014

Pet Therapy

WHO CAN MAKE A NOTHING DAY SUDDENLY SEEM WORTHWHILE? THERAPY PETS, THAT'S WHO By Kim Campbell Thornton A visit from a dog, cat or other pet can make a bad day disappear. That's especially true if you are a resident in a nursing home or a patient in a hospital. The experience of visiting... continue

September 08, 2014

Pet Hospice

THERE'S A GROWING TREND OF 'PAWSPICE' CARE BEING PROVIDED FOR TERMINALLY ILL PETS By Kim Campbell Thornton We are so fortunate that our dogs and cats are living longer than ever before and have access to the highest levels of veterinary care. At some point, though, just as with... continue

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