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Have You Heard? Voice recognition: Does your cat know it’s you?

Courtesy of Veterinary Medicine Numerous studies have demonstrated that dogs recognize and communicate with their owners. But the responses of cats to their owners and their ability to discriminate between their owners and strangers is still poorly understood. Can a … Continue reading

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Top 5 Common Household Items that Pose a Poisoning Risk to Cats

The CATalyst Council, a national initiative comprised of animal health and welfare organizations working on behalf of cats, is reminding cat owners of the following common household items that pose a poisoning risk to their pets. 1. Household plants. Cats … Continue reading

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Nearly 600 U.S. pet deaths associated with Chinese jerky treats; cause is still elusive

Oct 23, 2013 DVM360 MAGAZINE Australian research blames unknown toxin; FDA encourages veterinarians to submit reports, data and urine samples from suspected cases. In the wake of an Australian Veterinary Journal article outlining a study of dogs exposed to dried … Continue reading

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Dog restraints fail in auto crash tests 100 percent of the time, study says

by NEWStat Some areas such as New Jersey have considered implementing laws mandating that drivers protect their pets by securing them with restraints. But according to a recently released study from the Center for Pet Safety, the restraints themselves are … Continue reading

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It’s “National Dog Day”! 50 Ways To Celebrate

Courtesy of nationaldogday.com – National Dog Day is celebrated August 26th annually and serves to help galvanize the public to recognize the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year, and acknowledges family dogs and dogs that work … Continue reading

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Dogs, Long Believed To ‘Live In The Moment,’ May Remember Events From the Past

Prevailing thought among dog psychologists and dog enthusiasts alike is that dogs cannot recall the past and are essentially stuck in the present moment, but new research suggests that this isn’t true. Dog psychology researchers long believed that dogs, cute … Continue reading

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Dr. Link Welborn Recognized With 2013 AVMA President’s Award

In honor of his work in making a positive impact on animal health and the veterinary profession, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) recognized AAHA past president Link Welborn, DVM, DABVP, with the 2013 AVMA President’s Award. The 2013 AVMA … Continue reading

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May 5th – 11th is National Pet Week

Get ready for National Pet Week starting on May 5th! National Pet Week promotes responsible pet ownership, makes people aware of the benefits of pets for people and people for pets, increases public awareness of services available from professionals who … Continue reading

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North Bay Animal & Bird Hospital Celebrates 25 Years of AAHA Accreditaion

We are proud to announce that North Bay Animal & Bird Hospital has received an award for being an AAHA-accredited member for 25 years! The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) has presented us with this award in recognition of our … Continue reading

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Canine Peanut Butter Treat Recalled

A nationwide limited recall of peanut butter made by Sunland Inc. has snared a pet company, Dog for Dog, which issued a voluntary recall of all its jarred Dogsbutter. Portales, N.M.-based Sunland initially recalled 75 almond butter and peanut butter … Continue reading

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