Displaying items by tag: Cats

Dr Lampru graduated from Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine. She came to the Tampa Bay area to practice small and exotic animal medicine in 1980. She began her studies in alternative medicine in 1984 through the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association annual meetings and home study. She became certified  in veterinary acupuncture through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society in 1987. She further studied acupuncture under Dr Su Liang Ku and the Florida Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She received certification as a human acupuncturist in the state of Florida in 1990 but does not currently treat people. Her studies in classical homeopathy have been with Christopher Day, MRCVS; Dr Jeff Levy, Dr Christina Chambreau and Dr Richard Pitcairn. Dr Lampru, her husband Ed Greene and their children, Lillian and Paul, live in Land O’Lakes with Precious, a rescue dog and their tortoiseshell cat, Jessica. Dr Lampru’s hobbies are dancing, yoga, Thai Chi, listening to live music and swimming.

www.animalalternativestampa.com

 

 

Local events listed at: NationalFeralCatDay.org/actions

 

BETHESDA, Md., USA – Oct. 10, 2016 – Cat advocates have scheduled over 1,000 events worldwide to join Alley Cat Allies in celebrating the 16th anniversary of National Feral Cat Day on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. Inspired by this year’s theme, “All Cats All Communities,” supporters from around the world are advocating for the lives of cats and educating their communities about humane policies, like Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR), that help save cats’ lives and protect all cats in all communities.

“For more than 26 years, Alley Cat Allies has been leading the movement to protect and improve the lives of cats everywhere, and this year’s National Feral Cat Day theme reflects that,” said Becky Robinson, president and founder of Alley Cat Allies. “From the pet cats in your home to the outdoor cats in communities around the world, all cats deserve our care and protection. Together, we are creating change that saves their lives.”

A full listing of events in local communities is located atNationalFeralCatDay.org/actions. Supporters worldwide have organized more events this year than any in the 16-year history of National Feral Cat Day. Volunteers in every corner of the world are holding spay/neuter clinics and food and supply drives, arranging educational sessions, hosting adoption events, encouraging official governmental proclamations, and raising funds to support local TNR programs.

Even if you have just five minutes available, there is still time to get involved and help raise awareness about the issues that impact all cats. Visit NationalFeralCatDay.org/ideas to see simple suggestions such as signing a pledge to protect the lives of cats, sharing a selfie on social media to display your National Feral Cat Day pride, or reading a newsletter. Visit www.NationalFeralCatDay.org/gear and find educational materials to inform others, and gear to show off your National Feral Cat Day pride.

Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the humane treatment of cats, launched National Feral Cat Day 2001 as a call to action to raise awareness about community cats, promote TNR as the only effective method of stabilizing cat populations, and empower and mobilize the millions of compassionate Americans who care about cats everywhere.

Follow all the activities for National Feral Cat Day on social media with the #feralcatday hashtag.

###

About Alley Cat Allies

Alley Cat Allies, headquartered in Bethesda, Md., is the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats. Founded in 1990, today Alley Cat Allies has more than 600,000 supporters and helps tens of thousands of individuals, communities and organizations save and improve the lives of millions of cats and kittens worldwide. Its website is www.alleycat.org, and Alley Cat Allies is active on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and YouTube.

 

OCTOBER 2016

Each month we deliver content that helps you be the best human you can be for your pet. This month we're spotlighting our support of senior pet organizations, starting with Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Neutricks is Committed to Giving Back to our Local Communities

As you already know, we love our furry senior friends. A LOT.

But there may be one thing that we love even more: the organizations around our country who take in, care for and find homes for our furry senior friends.

That's why starting in September, every purchase of Neutricks benefits a selected organization's efforts to care for senior pets and find them homes.

For September and October, we are featuring Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary, a forever foster home based sanctuary in beautiful Mount Juliet TN, generally housing approximately twenty senior dogs at the sanctuary and others in temporary and forever foster homes.

 

 

 
Tell your friends to help us support Old Friends this month!
Thanks for reading!

Neutricks, LLC   466 South Segoe Road    Madison,  Wisconsin   53711   USA

 

"This book...is the pick of the litter"
- US Weekly


One of the 10 best crowdfunded literary projects

- The Guardian UK

“...real, sometimes darkly hilarious”
- The Huffington Post

All Black Cats Are Not Alike

by Amy Goldwasser and Peter Arkle

ISBN: 978-1-4521-5871-6

6 x 6 in, 120 pp, full-color illustrations throughout,
jacketed hardcover

$15.95

 

 

In January 2015 Amy Goldwasser and her partner Peter Arkle launched a humble Kickstarter campaign to realize their dream of publishing a book that spotlighted how black cats, including their own Mimi Goldsparkle, were distinctively different, despite looking similar to the casual observer. The campaign was an overwhelming success, exceeding its financial goal and garnering accolades from media outlets around the world. Now, Chronicle Books brings All Black Cats Are Not Alike to cat-lovers of all sorts.

The book’s appeal is simple: a pitch-perfect, giftable illustrated book that proves its assertion by diving whiskers-first into the unique personality, charisma, and character of 50 real all-black cats. From Alfie, who “has no tolerance for wet humans or being ignored,” to Sashi, who “enjoys freeze-dried chicken by candlelight and full-on body rubs,” each cat comes to life through a lovingly hand-drawn portrait and quick-witted profile. Delightfully quirky and utterly charming, this motley crew of black cats will win over anyone with a dry sense of humor.

About the Authors

Amy Goldwasser and Peter Arkle share a home, an office (Studio Goldsparkle) and two cats in New York. Amy is an editor and writer from Detroit. Peter is an illustrator and Scottish.

Black Cat Day is October 27th!

About Chronicle Books

One of the most admired and respected publishing companies in the U.S., Chronicle Books was founded in 1967 and over the years has developed a reputation for award-winning, innovative books. Recognized as one of the 50 best small companies to work for in the U.S. (and the only independent publisher to receive this award), the company continues to challenge conventional publishing wisdom, setting trends in both subject and format, maintaining a list that includes much admired illustrated books and gift products in design, art, architecture, photography, food, lifestyle, pop culture, and acclaimed children’s titles. Chronicle Books’ objective is to create and distribute exceptional publishing that’s instantly recognizable for its spirit, creativity, and value. For more information about Chronicle Books, visit www.chroniclebooks.com.

TPR News
Host - Jon Patch
Co-Host - Jillyn Sidlo
Producer - Lexi Lapp
Network Producer - Ben Boquist
Executive Producer - Bob Page
Special Guests - Sarah Hodgson, author of "Modern Dog Parenting" will join Jon and Talkin' Pets 9/17/2016 at 5 pm EST to discuss and give away her new book
Founder of Curio, Damian Fagan, will join Jon and Talkin' Pets 9/17/16 at 630pm EST to discuss and give away their handcrafted real wood furniture piece with litter box
Jill Sullivan Grueter, Founder, Project Pawsitive, will join Jon and Talkin' Pets 9/17/16 at 7pm EST to discuss Animal Planet's Pet Nation Renovation

The CURIO® Modern Cat Litter Box Is The Beautiful

Solution To An Unsightly Problem

Walnut heading

Handcrafted from real wood and designed to compliment any room, this innovative piece of fine furniture re-imagines the litter box, or can serve as a modern pet house.

San Francisco, CA (Aug. 17, 2016) – It’s an age old problem that has vexed pet parents since cats became indoor companions - what do you do with that ugly litter box? Up until now the answer seemed to be hiding it away in a closet or back room or trying to conceal it with an ill-fitting cover or enclosure that may or may not integrate well with a room design. Now this problem has been solved with the introduction of the CURIO collection of modern cat litter boxes that will make both cats and cat parents happy.

“We like to say, love your pets, love your home,” said Damian Fagan, Founder of CURIO. “We spent months searching for the perfect litter box solution - one that was attractive enough to be openly displayed and simultaneously serve the needs of our two cats. After a futile search we decided we would have to build our own. The result is a piece of fine, real wood furniture that makes both our cats and us happy. And that’s how CURIO was born.”

The Curio collection is inspired by classic mid-century design and is made entirely of sustainable, furniture-quality, pre-finished europly. This is real wood and not inferior MDF or particleboard. Handcrafted in the United States, there are three styles of CURIOs available - Maple (MSRP $199), Walnut (MSRP $259) and Patterned Walnut (MSRP $299). Each CURIO comes with a 30-day money back return policy and is covered by a limited one-year warranty.

While the CURIO will accommodate many standard size litter pans, the CURIO Litter Liner (MSRP $39) was specifically designed to be used in combination with the CURIO. This liner is custom made to fit perfectly inside the CURIO litter box and is constructed from durable 1/8” ABS polymer. It’s 100% waterproof and its 10” high walls provide maximum litter retention. The convenient handles make it easy to lift out when it is time to replace the litter.

“While we originally designed the CURIO as a complete litter box solution, it also makes a great pet lounge,” added Fagan. “Cats and even small dogs find it to be the perfect place to rest or play. But the real beauty of the CURIO is just that. This is a beautiful piece of real wood furniture that can serve as an attractive side or end table and no one but you has to know what its real purpose is.”

For information about the collection or to purchase a CURIO please visit the website at www.curio-craft.com.

Founder of the Popular Blog The Conscious Cat, 
Ingrid King 
Offers Cat Influenced Lessons on How to Live a Joyful and Inspired Life, 
In Brand New Book
Purrs of Wisdom: Enlightenment, Feline Style

“Ingrid King brings us closer to understanding the everyday reality of cats and, finally, what we can learn about our own lives through better appreciating theirs.” – Jackson Galaxy, Host of Animal Planet’s My Cat From Hell”
 
Ingrid King explores our relationships with cats by combining her professional expertise with compassionate insights into how cats can inspire, soothe and even help heal us. In Purrs of Wisdom (Mango Media; June 2016; $14.95; Paperback ISBN: 978-1633532892), King artfully delivers pearls of wisdom celebrating all our relationships, feline, human or otherwise.
 
In Purrs of Wisdom, Ingrid King reveals to readers that their cats are sensitive creatures who pick up on their emotions, and therefore there is a direct correlation between their emotions and their cat’s. Her “purrs of wisdom” featured throughout the book appeal to readers who are in search of a better life. Ingrid breaks the insights into four categories in the book: practical, spiritual, transformational, and philosophical “purrs of wisdom.” Some of the topics discussed in the book are:
 
  • The Benefits of Stretching;
  • 7 Habits of Happy Cats and Humans;
  • The Value of Doing Nothing;
  • How to be Content;
  • When Work Becomes Play;
  • Take Time for Yourself;
  • Random Acts of Kindness; and
  • Accepting What Is.

The book is perfect for cat lovers looking to improve their lives with the help of their feline companion. 

About the Author
Ingrid King is the award-winning author of Buckley’s Story: Lessons from a Feline Master TeacherPurrs of Wisdom: Enlightenment, Feline StyleAdventures in Veterinary Medicine: What Working in Veterinary Hospitals Taught Me About Life, Love and Myself and Tortitude: The BIG Book About Cats With a BIG Attitude and publisher of the multiple award-winning blog The Conscious Cat. Her site is a comprehensive resource for conscious living, health, and happiness for cats and their humans. Ingrid lives in Northern Virginia with her tortoiseshell cats Allegra and Ruby, who also serve as editorial assistants and occasional contributors to The Conscious Cat. For more information about Ingrid, please visit www.ConsciousCat.com.
 
About Mango Media
Mango Media is headquartered in Coral Gables, FL and partners with top-rated YouTubers, Instagrammers and bloggers to publish book titles of different genres. The company’s innovative business model is seeking to transform publishing into more of a level creative playing field where dynamic and new authors emerge from social media.
 
 
 
 

AUGUST 2016

This email newsletter contains news, tips and other content that help you learn more about Neutricks, and, if you're a distributor, you can include in your marketing efforts and messaging.

 
 
 
 
 

Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome: What Patients Are Learning

Throughout the year, we publish articles on different topics to help educate senior pet owners so they have a better understanding of what is going on with their best friend.  Our current focus around our articles is to help inform and educate owners on the details, facts and symptoms around Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome, and how they can approach the issue with their veterinarian.

As part of this "CDS 101" education, we at Neutricks want to make sure you as that veterinarian know what the owners are seeing so you can be prepared for any questions or concerns they may have.

Review Neutricks Blog for CDS Articles

New Peer Reviewed Article on CDS and Apoaequorin

We are pleased to share with you a recently published peer reviewed veterinary journal article on cognitive dysfunction syndrome and apoaequorin, the active ingredient in Neutricks, titled "A novel mechanism for cognitive engagement in aged dogs with the use of a calcium-buffering protein".

Download & Read Article | See All Research on the Vet Portal

 

Neutricks Vet Portal

The portal is an easy way to see who carries Neutricks, how to carry Neutricks at your practice, a complete list of our distributors, marketing materials for your practice or store, research materials, and more.

Visit the Neutricks Vet Portal

 

LISTEN FOR NEUTRICKS ON "TALKIN' PETS WITH JON PATCH"

Share Neutricks with fellow vet colleagues
Thanks for reading!

Neutricks, LLC   466 South Segoe Road    Madison,  Wisconsin   53711   USA

 

It’s a 1,000 year flood. Hundreds of miles of Louisiana are underwater—and animals across the affected areas of the state are calling out for your help. While rescue efforts have been underway all week for both people and animals alike, cats are often the overlooked victims in disasters like this. That’s why Alley Cat Allies is going to make sure that this time, no cat is overlooked. Right now, Alley Cat Allies is providing emergency funds to local boots on the ground activists, with the help of the Humane Society of Louisiana, to pay for necessary supplies including a boat. But we need your emergency donations to support our disaster rescue efforts. The cats in harm’s way simply can’t wait. Every hour that passes is an hour that cat victims of the flood risk drowning before help arrives. Every day that passes is a day a cat who survived the floods faces starvation before a helping hand can feed them. Your emergency support right now ensures Alley Cat Allies can continue to provide immediate aid to local Louisiana groups and shelters impacted by this devastation. But how many cats we can save is up to you, Katie. Please make your emergency donation right now to support our Louisiana disaster rescue efforts. Thank you! For the cats, Becky Robinson
President & Founder
Alley Cat Allies

Donate

 

(SCHAUMBURG, Illinois) August 11, 2016--Dr. Janet Donlin has been named executive vice president/chief executive officer of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Donlin will succeed Dr. Ron DeHaven, who is retiring after nine years of service to the AVMA.

Donlin has served as chief executive officer of the AVMA Professional Liability Insurance Trust (AVMA PLIT) since April 2013. The AVMA PLIT is now in its 54th year of dedicated service to AVMA members, providing a wide variety of insurance-related products to veterinarians, veterinary practices and veterinary students.

AVMA President Dr. Tom Meyer cited Donlin’s decades-long service to the veterinary profession and her extensive professional achievements as key factors to her being named the lead executive of a national veterinary association that is approaching a total membership of 90,000 veterinarians from all walks of professional life.

“Dr. Donlin is one of the true champions of veterinary medicine and all it stands for,” Meyer said. “She has an outstanding record of success in both the veterinary association arena and in the animal health industry. She is a skilled strategist with a proven background of diverse AVMA experience and a known reputation for working with leaders from all segments of the veterinary profession, key stakeholders and staff members to drive innovation, growth and success.

“Janet is highly skilled at building teams that can identify member needs and drive programs that deliver the products and services our members want, need and expect,” Meyer continued. “The AVMA is fortunate to welcome Janet to the helm of our national association. She understands the importance of working collaboratively to achieve our shared objectives. She is uniquely qualified to take the role of AVMA executive vice president and chief executive officer.”

Donlin’s hiring marks her return to an association for which she first started working in 1991 as an assistant director in what was then the AVMA Scientific Activities Division. Over the course of the next 17 years, she served as an interim division director, associate executive vice president and assistant executive vice president. Her role as assistant executive vice president required her to work hand-in-hand with the executive vice president to drive execution of the objectives established by the AVMA Board. From 2000-2001, Donlin’s role at the AVMA also included serving as interim CEO of the National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues, where she oversaw the establishment of the commission as a nonprofit organization.

“My time at the AVMA and my experiences across the profession have reinforced for me time and again that our membership is very diverse, our needs are constantly evolving and our profession continues to face new challenges and opportunities,” Donlin said. “That’s why I’m committed to making certain we continue to build on the AVMA’s core strengths so that we are even more responsive to the needs of our members, and that we advocate with a strong, clear voice on behalf of our entire profession.

“I’m excited to work closely with AVMA leadership and staff, and our colleagues and strategic partners, to advance the AVMA’s mission ‘to lead the profession by advocating for our members and advancing the science and practice of veterinary medicine to improve animal and human health.’ ”

Retiring CEO DeHaven said Donlin’s hiring will bring skilled leadership, as well as sound foundational knowledge, to an association that continues to evolve in order to best meet its members’ needs.

“Dr. Donlin is an experienced association professional with an exceptional amount of knowledge of, and experience with, the AVMA and our membership,” DeHaven said. “She is exactly the right person to continue what we are doing to meet member needs and to take us to the next level.”

Donlin served as chief veterinary officer in the Global Veterinary Business Channel of Hill’s Pet Nutrition from August 2007 to March 2013, where she provided veterinary insights to drive development of innovative products and services to meet the evolving needs of the veterinary profession and pet owners.

She received both her DVM and her Bachelor of Science degree in medical technology from the University of Minnesota. She is also a graduate of the veterinary technician program at the Medical Institute of Minnesota. She is a licensed veterinarian in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin, and has professional membership in several associations, including the AVMA, the American Animal Hospital Association, the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association, the American Society of Association Executives, and the American Association of Corporate and Public Practice Veterinarians.

Donlin is the first veterinarian to earn the Certified Association Executive credential from the American Society of Association Executives. She is a former trustee of the AVMA’s Group Health Life Insurance Trust (now known as AVMA Life), and she is a former board member of the American Association of Corporate and Public Service Veterinarians.

Donlin will begin her employment at the AVMA September 12.

“I’m passionate about member service, and I am honored and humbled to be entrusted with what I consider to be one of the most important positions in veterinary medicine,” Donlin said.

###

Page 12 of 25