Posts Tagged: what to do

Help! The Fruit Bats Are Taking Over!

The other day a friend of my called me in a panic. The fruit bats have taken over the big tree in her back yard and she didn’t know what to do. “It’s intolerable”, she told me “They make a

Help! The Fruit Bats Are Taking Over!

The other day a friend of my called me in a panic. The fruit bats have taken over the big tree in her back yard and she didn’t know what to do. “It’s intolerable”, she told me “They make a

US Meningitis Outbreak – How It Affects You!

Meningitis is a rare, life threatening disease. Mortality is high but normally the infection rates are low. So to see a spike of infections in one geographic area is very frightening: “Eighteen of the cases are in Tennessee, where a

US Meningitis Outbreak – How It Affects You!

Meningitis is a rare, life threatening disease. Mortality is high but normally the infection rates are low. So to see a spike of infections in one geographic area is very frightening: “Eighteen of the cases are in Tennessee, where a

Pet Food Recall – What You Should Do

“Breeder’s Choice Pet Food has announced a voluntary pet food recall involving one of its products due to possible contamination withSalmonella bacteria. The recall involves AvoDerm Natural Lamb Meal and Brown Rice Adult Dog Formula manufactured with ‘Best Before’ dates of August 28, 2013, August

Pet Food Recall – What You Should Do

“Breeder’s Choice Pet Food has announced a voluntary pet food recall involving one of its products due to possible contamination withSalmonella bacteria. The recall involves AvoDerm Natural Lamb Meal and Brown Rice Adult Dog Formula manufactured with ‘Best Before’ dates of August 28, 2013, August

Swine Flu Is Back! So Stop Warrying!

The bad news of the day is that the dreaded Swine Flu is back! Illinois State Fair has seen a number of people infected. The organizers are taking measures to try and minimize the spread of infection by installing more

Swine Flu Is Back! So Stop Warrying!

The bad news of the day is that the dreaded Swine Flu is back! Illinois State Fair has seen a number of people infected. The organizers are taking measures to try and minimize the spread of infection by installing more

Highlighting The Danger Of GDV

GDV stands for Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (Dilatation – swelling, Volvulus – twisting). The bit that swells and twists is the stomach. This is a disease of large dogs – Labradors, Great Danes, German Shepherds, etc. No one knows exactly

Highlighting The Danger Of GDV

GDV stands for Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (Dilatation – swelling, Volvulus – twisting). The bit that swells and twists is the stomach. This is a disease of large dogs – Labradors, Great Danes, German Shepherds, etc. No one knows exactly

When Hard Times Hit, Pets Are The First Victims

I have seen this too many times: when communities fall on hard times, pets inevitably bear the brunt: ‘The recession stripped her home of a third of its value. Then health problems left her unable to work. Foreclosure is just

When Hard Times Hit, Pets Are The First Victims

I have seen this too many times: when communities fall on hard times, pets inevitably bear the brunt: ‘The recession stripped her home of a third of its value. Then health problems left her unable to work. Foreclosure is just

How Twitter Helped Find A Lost Dog

Here is a nice story about a dog boarding a train and finding his owner via Twitter: ‘Irish Rail sent a “Lost dog!” tweet with a photo attachment after the Jack Russell terrier arrived with Wednesday morning commuters on a

How Twitter Helped Find A Lost Dog

Here is a nice story about a dog boarding a train and finding his owner via Twitter: ‘Irish Rail sent a “Lost dog!” tweet with a photo attachment after the Jack Russell terrier arrived with Wednesday morning commuters on a