Monthly Archives: February 2014
The Mine Detection Dog Training, Operations and Odour Detection program was one of the first to institute the use of the scent wheel – a devise now commonly used in many odor training disciplines including the Penn Vet Working Dog Center Diabetes Alert Dog and Ovarian Cancer Detection programs.
To read more about their program, click HERE.
Judi Berke is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic and graduate of Sherman Chiropratic College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, specializing in the NUCCA technique. Judi had 25 years of experience running a successful chiropractic practice in Glenside, PA. She has had training in animal adjusting and served as Clinic Doctor at the Pennsylvania Chiropractic College. For the past eight years, her experience has been in higher education as a Continuing Education Director.
A dog owner for most of her life, Judi has enjoyed the company of a German Shepherd, two Great Danes, and a Yorkshire Terrier. She currently resides in Elkins Park, PA with her rescue dog, Patrick, a long-haired Dachshund mix. During the 2013 holiday season, Judi and Patrick served as a temporary foster family for the Work Dog Center, welcoming Bretagne as their special guest.
The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) used the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) guidelines to develop the WSAVA Global Nutritional Assessment Guidelines. WSAVA has committed to developing tools to support this initiative globally. To promote the importance of nutrition in the health of pets worldwide, the following organizations have been working together on what has now become known as the Pet Nutrition Alliance (PNA):
American Animal Hospital Association
American Veterinary Medical Association
American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition
American College of Veterinary Nutrition
American Society of Veterinary Medical Association Executives
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America
World Small Animal Veterinary Association
Download Canine Ladder of Aggression HERE.
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine student Destiny Coleman V’15 shares a great article on winter hazards.
Download article HERE.