national dog week

National Dog Week Promotes Animal Welfare Causes Through Art, Literature, and New Media

Photo of Sergio by Donald E Brown National Dog Week Artist

How are you celebrating National Dog Week (NDW, 9/19-25)? Besides my daily work as a holistic veterinarian, I am promoting the greater cause of animal welfare by being part of the NDW media movement. Author and artist, Lisa Begin Kruysman, has resurrected the NDW to encourage pet population control through spay/neuter (S/N) and novel models […]

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US News & World Report honors Falstaff the English Setter as a Hero Dog

Photo of Falstaff English Setter and Richard Schulenberg

In further commemoration of the tenth anniversary of 9/11, I am featuring a remarkable story of a four legged hero who saved his owner’s life. The intimate bond people share with their animal companions facilitates a pets’ ability to fine tune their understanding of our shared environment and patterns of daily life. This comprehension permits […]

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