Ronnie Wood Joins Rabies Vaccine Campaign

Ronnie Wood, a member of one of rock music’s most iconic bands has banded together with World Animal Protection to mark a milestone in global health for dogs, and to amp up public interest to help more canines in crisis. The news that one million rabies vaccinations have been given by World Animal Protection to […]

DOG TALK, Sept. 8, 2012

This week on Tracie Hotchner’s weekly DOG TALKĀ® radio show and podcast: Stephen Zawistowski is the ASPCA’s Science Advisor, a professor in Environmental Biology, and a board member of the non-profit Alliance for Contraception of Cats and Dogs, who explains the “free-roaming cat modeling project” and why it works to maintain neutered feral cat colonies. […]

How Your Dog’s Rabies Shot Can Help Dogs in Africa

We just received this news regarding the “Help Here, Change There” program that’s striving to control rabies in Africa. It’s an effort that veterinarians, pet owners and all who want to help defeat the scourge of rabies in Africa are invited to participate in; sponsored by Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, the project works to help control […]

Asking About A 3-Year Immunization Schedule

How often should you vaccinate your dog? At one time, vaccinations were automatically given every year but in 2006 the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), the only organization that accredits animal hospitals throughout the U.S. and Canada, issued guidelines that changed the way some dog owners looked at the frequency of immunizations. AAHA recommends giving […]

Globe Recognizes World Rabies Day

Zambia – Photo: Dr Perfecto Buyamba Kabanshi September 28, 2008 marks the annual World Rabies Day. The international event is led by the Alliance for Rabies Control and involves health organizations across the globe. Although you might not realize it, rabies kills 55,000 people each year, half of which are children. What can you do? […]