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Nancy Kay honoured

A long time friend of the show Nancy Kay has received the Leo Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the

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The 10 Commandments of Veterinary Office Visits

By Nancy Kay, DVM

Advice from veterinarian Nancy Kay on how to get thet best from your visits to the vet.

This article first appeared in Bark magazine Sept/Oct 2008 issue.
(http://www.thebark.com/content/septoct-2008-issue-50)

Nancy Kay is the author of Speaking for Spot. (http://www.speakingforspot.com/)

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Can I Prevent My Dog From Getting Cancer?

By Nancy Kay, DVM

When it comes to a cancer diagnosis, one of the most common questions I'm asked is, "How did my dog get this?" It's only natural that people want to know what they could have done to prevent this dreadful diagnosis.

Nancy Kay is the author of Speaking for Spot. ( http://www.speakingforspot.com/)

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Looking for doggy Christmas presents?

If you're looking for a Christmas present with a doggy theme, how about Speaking for Spot? You'll please the dog lover you give the gift to, and you be doing a good turn to their dog - empowering their owner with the knowledge they need to make the right decisions. Here's more information from author Dr Nancy Kay:

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Speaking for Spot - great new book

I recently interviewed vet and author Nancy Kay about her book Speaking for Spot: Be the Advocate Your Dog Needs to Live a Happy, Healthy, Longer Life. This is a terrific book with lots of information dog owners will find useful. There are issues for you to consider, advice on how to approach visits to the vet, and a fascinating chapter on the latest treatments available for pets. After talking to Nancy, I wish she was my vet. (If my vet is reading this, you're great too.)

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201 - I heart dogs and An Armful of Animals

In this episode, Marshall Morris talks about how he founded I Heart Dogs with the aim of making the world a better place for people and dogs. Malcolm Welshman talks about his memoir, An Armful of Animals, and the animals - especially dogs - who have enriched his life. Plus there's the DogCast Radio News, discussion of contrafreeloading, and a petition to get army dogs the best retirement possible.

189 - The Dog Healers and War Dogs Remembered

In this episode you can hear Mark Winik talk about his debut novel, The Dog Healers, and listen to Julia Robertson explain why she founded the charity War Dogs remembered. Plus there's the DogCast Radio News, and what Mischief the German Spitz puppy has been up to.

188 - Service Dogs UK and Roxie the Doxie Finds Her Forever Home

In this episode you can hear about Service Dogs UK, a fantastic charity which trains assistance dogs to support veterans of any service - military personnel, police, firefighters, paramedics and the coastguard - who develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder due to their job. Also, listen to Dr Jody A Dean, a clinical psychologist talk about how her book, Roxie the Doxie finds her Forever Home, is helping children understand and talk about adoption and other family issues. Plus the DogCast Radio News and some thoughts on the alpha dog myth.

187 - Muffins Halo and Chorley Fun Dog Show

In this episode you can hear about Muffin's Halo for Blind Dogs, and what motivates people to enter their dog in a fun dog show. In the DogCast Radio News, listen to stories about the latest dog related research. Plus there's a new member of the DogCast Radio team!

186 - Maxwell Muir on wolves

In this episode you can hear trainer, behaviourist, writer, broadcaster and wolf expert Maxwell Muir talk about what wolves mean to him personally, their plight in a modern world, and his hopes for their future. Plus we have the DogCast Radio News.