Dogs’ Sense of Humor in NYC

Doggy Mirth Revealed I’ve often wondered what my pooch thinks when I laugh or find something humorous. There have been times that I’d swear she knows and actually gets the joke of a situation. So I decided to do some research on doggy brains and their level of...

Similarities between canine and human brains in NYC

Bridging the Gap; Similarities between canine and human brains Advances in neuroscience and the advent of sophisticated imaging are making it possible to look inside Fido’s brain and the findings may surprise you. A study recently revealed that dogs use the same part...

Grooming is More than a Pretty Face in NYC

Grooming is More than a Pretty Face We all want our pups to look (and smell) like a million bucks but did you know that grooming is also important for their overall health and well-being? A health routine that includes grooming ensures that your pooch isn’t harboring...

Diabetes in Dogs (and Cats) is on the Rise in NYC

Diabetes in Dogs (and Cats) is on the Rise Diabetes is a serious disease that afflicts a significant portion of the US population, including its companion pets. In humans alone the numbers are staggering and on the rise. As of May 2015, the Centers for Disease Control...

Obesity Epidemic in Pets in NYC

Obesity Epidemic in Pets As a journalist I started writing about obesity in US citizens more than a decade ago. The topic has been in the mainstream media for at least as long so by now it’s no secret that obesity and morbid obesity adversely affect our overall...