KCBS Animal Update

dog sun

Animal Update: Skin Cancer In Cats And Dogs

There have been interesting developments in the determination of effectiveness of sunscreens in the past few months, and the regulations will change starting next year. KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA, about what we should think about as this pertains to our pets.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/01/2011

Dog wearing sunglasses in pet carrier waits to board airplane (AP)

Animal Update: Summertime Travel

Summer is here and folks are making their vacation plans. So the big question: Should the pets go along or stay home? KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA, about traveling with your pets.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/18/2011

kittens

Animal Update: Kittens, Kittens, And More Kittens

KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA, about kitten season and what potential owners should remember.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/04/2011

Dog gets flea bath (AP)

Animal Update: Summertime Fleas And Ticks

KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA, about these seasonal annoyances.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/27/2011

dog at work

Animal Update: Take Your Dog To Work Day

KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA about June 24th, Take Your Dog To Work Day.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/20/2011

grapes

Animal Update: Raisins and Grapes

KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA about the surprising effects of raisins and grapes on dogs.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/13/2011

lhasa apso, dog (AP)

Animal Update: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA about this disease in pets.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/06/2011

Hordeum murinum, a common source of foxtails in many areas

Animal Update: Foxtails

Foxtails are sprouting again. These plants are a real problem for pets during the spring and summer months. KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/29/2011

cat

Animal Update: Shedding

Now that it’s getting warmer, there are a lot of complaints about how much fur cats and dogs shed. Shedding is a fact of animal life as KCBS’ Jeff Bell discusses with Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/23/2011

Long Coated Chihuahua

Animal Update: The Mighty Chihuahua

KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA, about this popular pet.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/16/2011

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