"Dr. Karen Shaw Becker, noted veterinarian, has posted an alert at healthypets.mercola.com relating to pet food recommendations."
Dear Readers: My New Year's message for 2020 was to wish America 20/20 vision. And now, we have 20/20 vision of a nation — and, indeed, a species — divided on how best to live in the midst of the climate, population and COVID-19 crises.
"As yet, no cat with COVID-19 has been reported to have infected people. However, a mutated strain in mink, contracted from infected workers in fur farms, has infected people."
"The Christmases that I can remember from 80 years ago were not commercialized to any significant degree."
Dear Readers: When animals greet us, play with us and care for us — especially children — with patient understanding, we are witness to a spiritual connection between one species and another.
Dear Dr. Fox: Now more than ever, our children are overwhelmed with the challenges of an often unkind and troubled world.
Dear Readers: Efforts to protect the wolf in North America have now been thwarted yet again by the Trump administration, as the Department of the Interior decided to remove the gray wolf from protection under the Endangered Species Act.
"Indigenous wisdom includes, in modern parlance, evidence-based medicine in our ancestral determinations of harmful and beneficial herbs."
Dear Readers: With regard to the possibility of cats from COVID-infected families infecting other cats and wildlife if allowed outdoors, I recently wrote a letter to the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, calling for a lockdown on cats being allowed to roam free.
Read two troubling reports from wildlife organizations.
Dear Dr. Fox: You asked for input from your readers about pets having adverse reactions to insecticides.
Dear Dr. Fox: I saw an article about flea treatments causing drastic behavior changes in dogs and wrote a detailed letter to my dog's vet about my experience.
Dear Readers: Several mammalian species, including cats, are susceptible to infection by people with COVID-19.
Dear Dr. Fox: We spend the winter in southern Texas and need something for fleas.
Dear Readers: A team of Indigenous scientists from the Yukon have published a letter in the prestigious academic journal Science, “arguing tha…
Dear Readers: Here is some important information about isoxazoline parasiticides (as in Bravecto, Simparica and Nexgard) that are commonly given to dogs.
"It is time to pause amid the rush to market new vaccines and drugs and consider the origins of this virus."
Dear Dr. Fox: Halloween will soon be here, and every year around this time, I read about black cats being caught and tortured.
"I would like to hear from readers whose animals have had adverse reactions to these insecticides."