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Cancer survival in pets:...

You think cancer’s so bad? OK, so maybe it is given the alternative of perfect health. But...

Vaccine-associated sarcomas...

All you cat owners out there are likely to know about the infamous, vaccine-associated sarcoma....
 

Dolittler's weekend news trio: On Vick, the Supreme Court on...

You’ll all be pleased to hear that this week’s string of public policy-related animal rants has come to a close. You’ll have to forgive me as sometimes my mind goes on a tear and there’s no way to rein it in until it’s expended itself (and I’m pretty sure it has).

Bad news brains: Sophie's brainstem tumor and its aftermath (so far)

OK, so I’ve finally decided it’s time to give you an update on Sophie Sue’s story (reference my ten year-old French bulldog’s confounding condition of the past few weeks’ duration).

Veterinary News Network gives extrovert vets their 15 minutes

I want to be a star…well, not really…but sort of. I’d at least like to get on TV. Now, I don’t consider myself a shameless self-promoter or a wild exhibitionist, but I might admit to being a smidge more extroverted than the average vet. That’s why I signed up for VNN (Veterinary News Network) to help launch my middling career as...

This Week's Top Cat News: Heroic Stories from the Flood Zone and...

Catch up on all the latest, breaking cat news in Chateau Cat. Learn how one cat saved a community from the Colorado floods. Plus find out if a cat is really traveling to outer space.

News Flash: Skip That Study, Cats DO Like To Be Stroked

Great news cat parents! Recent media reports about a new study suggesting that cats dislike being stroked were misinterpreted. They DO like it.

Dolittler's Friday veterinary news variety show

It’s popular to report the news as a Friday variety show. Tired as the format might be, this week was so chock-full of news on the animal/veterinary front I figured it would be a shame to let any of it slide by unnoticed.

The Week’s Top News Stories: London’s First Cat Café and More

Catch up on the latest cat news this week in Chateau Cat. Is a cat café really slated to open in London? Plus learn about how Tuxedo Stan is influencing other felines to become active in politics.

What’s your pick for the top ten animal news stories of 2010?

I had this great idea for an end-of-the-year piece for my USA Today column: I would compile what I felt were the most significant animal news stories of the year. They’d be the most telling and the most provocative — both signs of the times and harbingers of change in the lives of animals — even if only from our warped human...

Are Robots Replacing Humans as Dog’s Best Friend? New Study...

A recent study, published in Animal Cognition found that dogs interacted with robots that behaved socially towards them, even if the devices look nothing like a human.

Breaking News on Tax Breaks for the Animal Rescuers Among Us

A woman recently beat the IRS on tax breaks for rescuing an animal. See if it will impact you.

Wallace the Pit Bull Gets More Bad News

Wallace the first pit bull to win a flying disc championship got bad news from his veterinarian last week, his cancer has returned and spread. However, Wallace is still living life to the fullest working on that bucket list.

Feline control freaks, flying fish and more news from the...

Apart from putting up a privacy fence, rerouting hoses to new plantings, clearing brush, designing a new coop and preparing to move the sizable goat pen (all under the hot Miami sun), I spent the weekend catching up on some of the last seven days’ veterinary news.