Eye On Pets
Cancer is the number-one disease-related killer of dogs and cats and claims the lives of millions of pets each year.
Researchers meeting in Chicago have presented findings from three new studies that show health and other benefits from human-animal interaction. Scientists who examined the impact of pets on physical and emotional health and on human social relationships have found positive and lasting effects of pet ownership and pet therapy.
You might be surprised to learn just how hot it can get in a parked car, even on a relatively mild day with all the windows down.
Experts have proven that dogs can lower our blood pressure, ease stress and sense impending disaster.
Four of Chicago’s animal shelters will team up this weekend for a cat adoption event aimed at easing the impact of “kitten season” or cat breeding season during spring and summer – the only time of the year when cats breed. The result is an influx of cats and kittens at animal shelters.
Brightly colored plastic grass, plastic eggs, Lilies and chocolate pose the biggest risk to pets at Easter time. These items may be symbols of the season but they can also make dogs and cats very sick and even result in death.
A new weekly feature begins airing today on Newsradio WBBM. It’s called Eye on Pets and will feature tips from one of Chicago’s top veterinarians to help keep your pets healthy and happy.
A new weekly feature begins airing Saturday on Newsradio WBBM.