Beware of Animal Rights Activists Bearing Gifts

"PETA believes euthanasia is the kindest gift to a dog or cat unwanted and unloved." - PETA President Ingrid Newkirk, 2005 press conferenceIn fact, this statement is untrue. As proof, I offer the following:Top Ten List of Gifts for Unwanted Dogs and Cats10. Responsible, loving home9. Human to pal around with8. Bone/Catnip7. Food bowl, preferably … Continue reading Beware of Animal Rights Activists Bearing Gifts

Rabies Revaccination and the Law: Simply Complex

The CDC's Compendium of Animal Rabies Prevention and Control, 2007 states that dogs, cats and ferrets "should be placed on a vaccination schedule according to the labeled duration of the vaccine used." Sounds simple right? Whoa Nellie.In my state of South Carolina, there is a state sponsored effort each year to get pets vaccinated for … Continue reading Rabies Revaccination and the Law: Simply Complex

FDA’s "Public" Meeting is MIA

From January 4, 2008:"FDA is announcing its intention to schedule and hold a public meeting early in 2008 to obtain input from stakeholder groups, including, but not limited to, the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO), veterinary medical associations, animal health organizations, and pet food manufacturers for the development of ingredient, processing, and labeling … Continue reading FDA’s "Public" Meeting is MIA