Dr. Jack Aldridge


Animal Update: Dangers Of Punishing Aggressive Behavior

When a dog exhibits aggressive behavior, should the owner punish the dog?


Photos: Ugliest Dog

Animal Update: How Your Pets Feel Pain

Most of us know that cats and dogs feel pain, but it was previously surmised that they may not feel pain in quite the same way that we do.


Photo Credit: ThinkStock

Animal Update: Your Furry Valentine

My Furry Valentine – that’s this topic on Animal Update with Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at the San Francisco SPCA.

CBS San Francisco–02/13/2012

Shelter Dog

Animal Update: Crate Training Basics

Some folks might think it is cruel to put a dog in a crate. Not so, says Dr. Jack Aldridge, director of veterinary services at the San Francisco SPCA.



Animal Update: The Truth Behind Declawing

There is some controversy about whether or not it’s inhumane to declaw cats.


Miniature poodles sit in a cart. (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)

Animal Update: House Training Your New Pet

Plenty of people adopted puppies over the holidays, and many need hints about house training the newest members of the family.


(photo courtesy: City of Alameda)

Animal Update: Ensure A Healthy New Year For Your Pets

Important decisions pet owners can make on behalf of their animals to ensure a healthy new year for them – that’s the topic of this Animal Update with Dr. Jack Aldridge of the San Francisco SPCA.


A walker takes dogs to a dog park. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Animal Update: Humane Education

KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge about the importance of humane education.


Animal Update: Hospice Foster Care

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – Foster care is an integral part of the shelter system, a topic KCBS’ Jeff Bell discusses with Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at the San Francisco SPCA. Aldridge said […]