22 Apr 2013
April 22, 2013


Right on the heels of Judy Colan's Brittany winning the Top 20 in Georgia last week, Dr. Nelson's Norfolk Terrier, Simon Shoestring, completed the requirements for AKC championship this weekend in Maryland at the Old Dominion Kennel Club of Northern Virginia show. In only his third show, he went Best of Winner's . At only.. read more →
19 Apr 2013
April 19, 2013


Ch. Colsidex Seabreeze Beyond Words, aka Brittany, 3 year old Weimaraner bred and owned by Judy Colan, Marge Davis, and Debra McCray was winner of the Top 20 competition held in conjunction with the Weimaraner Club of America National Specialty in Perry, GA. In winning the Top 20, Brittany beat several Best in Show dogs.. read more →
10 Apr 2013
April 10, 2013

The Mystery of Animal Mummies

Earlier this year I wrote about cats viewed in history as royalty. In a related matter, today we are going to talk about Egypt's animal mummies. People and animals were mummified to prepare them for their journey into the afterlife. In many cases, when a member of royalty died, their animals were put to death.. read more →
10 Apr 2013
April 10, 2013

What is Leptospirosis?

Today's column is written by Dr. Sarah McElroy:  Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection, spread through the urine, which can cause liver and kidney failure in dogs and people.It is carried by many animals, including deer, mice, and other wildlife. Dogs usually acquire the infection through drinking contaminated water, but it can also enter broken skin,.. read more →