Dogs in Film:

“The Three Musketeers”  (1973) In what could be described as the best slapstick swashbuckling action picture ever, Richard Lester’s “The Three Musketeers” includes a hilariously elaborate set-piece where a chess match is played on a giant “board” with dogs and...

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Fairness to Consumers

by ANDREW M. STREIBER, DVM Q:  I recently came upon a report about the California State Legislature compelling veterinarians to offer clients a written prescription for all medications, including ones a doctor might stock in his or her own hospital's pharmacy.  Can...

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THE DOG FILM FESTIVAL, LOS ANGELES

Coming to the Crest Theatre, Westwood Village, June 4-5th… from DOG FILM FESTIVAL Following its success in New York, the Dog Film Festival™ will premiere on the West Coast this summer to celebrate the remarkable bond between dogs and their people. The Petco...

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National Pet Week

The 35th Anniversary of this annual event is coming up the first week of May.  In preparation, the American Veterinary Medical Association has developed a basic idea for each day of that week for pet owners to consider… from AVMA From the moment you realize your pet...

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Cats in Film:

“Keanu”  (2016) If you’re a fan of Comedy Central's “Key & Peele” and a lover of cats, get excited that the comedy duo have made a film in which they play two buddies trying to rescue a missing kitten from the seedy underworld of gangland Los Angeles.  Peels plays a...

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El Niño

by ANDREW M. STREIBER, DVM Q:  The “El Niño” weather forecasts in California this year predict a wetter winter and spring.  What are the potential risks to cats and dogs that result from an increase in rain and the standing pools of water that follow? A:  The various...

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