Monthly Archives: January 2012

What defines animal abuse?

The Colorado legislature has rejected a bill that would require a public registry of convicted animal abusers, similar to sex-offender registries. Such a registry already exists in Suffolk County, NY¬†and makes it possible for the public to view convicted offenders. … Continue reading

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Dog welfare in the Year of the Dragon

Tonight at midnight marks the start of the Year of the Dragon. In the Chinese Zodiac, the dragon represents power, strength and good luck. These auspicious qualities are needed at a time of deep change in Chinese culture. Animal cruelty … Continue reading

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Introducing our new employee and device-tester, Ivy

Ivy Lee Introducing Ivy Lee, the first of several new members of our inimitable staff at Reisner Veterinary Behavior & Consulting Services. She is 5 or perhaps 7 years old and was brought as a stray to a local shelter, … Continue reading

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Seven Litter Boxes Gone Wrong

One of the benefits of making housecalls is being invited into the homes of my patients. In homes with cats, litter boxes make for some interesting social as well as elimination (that is, bathroom) behaviors. Not everyone is aware of … Continue reading

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