It was a pleasure to talk with Dr. Chumkee Aziz on All My Children Wear Fur Coats.  She obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2012.  She then completed an internship with the ASPCA in New York City and a shelter medicine residency at the University of California, Davis.  She is currently employed by the ASPCA as a senior director in the shelter medicine services department.  Dr. Aziz is board certified in Shelter Medicine Practice (only one of 35 in the country) through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners.  She joined the Association of Shelter Veterinarians (ASV) in 2017 and is serving her second term as their Board President.    Read more

All My Children Wear Fur Coats had the pleasure of meeting Alon Rosenberg, the founder of Coastline Global, a company with a unique approach to an age old problem – how to collect urine samples from cats and dogs for diagnostic purposes.  I recently had my dog, Darla, at the vet and they needed a urine sample.  Recently, I was chasing her around the yard with a cup in my hand trying to get close enough to her while she is “doing her business” to collect the necessary sample.  This can be an exercise in frustration.     Read more

Kathleen Prasad describes Animal Reiki as “a beautiful way to bring peace to every moment.” She has been pioneering in the field of Animal Reiki for over 22 years.  She has taught thousands of animal lovers this sacred healing art, written multiple books on the subject of Animal Reiki, authored the Code of Ethics for the profession and has created the world’s first and only nonprofit organization (Shelter Animal Reiki Association, known as SARA) dedicated to helping rescued animals with the healing art of Animal Reiki.    Read more

Judy Helm Wright was our show’s guest to talk about the difficult subject of pet loss and the grief surrounding that loss.  Judy is multi-talented.  She is an author, a historian, an IntuitiveWiseWoman and has created and curated hundreds of resources for people of all ages.  Judy is also a certified Pet Grief Coach who takes pride in her work with animal Human Connection.    Read more

Today’s guest is Jamie Lee, founder and CEO of Animal Bonds.  Jamie is a life-long animal lover who began her journey in Animal Meditation two decades ago.  Today, she devotes herself full-time to loving, caring and healing animals of all types.   Read more

Humans love the opportunity for a good massage.  So do dogs!  JoAnne Dykhuizen, owner and founder of Feel So Good Canine Massage located in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, shared her journey from the corporate world to the world of canine massage on today’s episode of All My Children Wear Fur Coats.

JoAnne is a certified canine massage therapist who is also an educator, author, and speaker.  She is also a Reiki Practitioner and is certified in CPR/First aid for dogs and cats.  When she’s not making a dog feel wonderful, she spends her time pet sitting and dog walking. Read more

All My Children Wear Fur Coats had the honor today to talk with Bill Bookout, the President and Co-Founder of the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC).  The NASC is a nonprofit trade association whose mission is twofold:  to promote the health and wellbeing of companion animals and horses given animal health supplements by their owners, and to protect and enhance the animal health supplement industry.    Read more

We were joined by Chris Roy, founder of Doobert on today’s episode of All My Children Wear Fur Coats.  Doobert empowers animal welfare organizations through custom-built tools for animal rescue.  Doobert has features that are built to streamline foster communication and management.  They also make it easy for rescues to connect with other organizations and volunteers so they can save more animals.  Doobert also allows volunteers freedom to choose how they want to help the animal organizations they want to work with.    Read more

Daniel Schulof is the author of Dogs, Dog Food and DogmaThe Silent Epidemic Killing America’s Dogs and the New Science That Could Save Your Best Friend’s Life and is the founder of KetoNatural Pet Foods.  He joined us on All My Children Wear Fur Coats to discuss his book and his company.  

Daniel is a lawyer turned entrepreneur, activist and science-minded individual who backs his claims with substantial research.  His book has been called “The most rigorous and probing canine nutrition book ever written.”  His book has two primary theses – 1. Dietary carbohydrates are the fundamental cause of obesity in dogs, and 2.  Big pet food companies (he calls them, “Big Kibble”) are shaping our thinking because 90% of kibble products have carbohydrates as a primary ingredient.  Yet, dog food companies are not required to report the levels of dietary starch or sugars in their foods.    Read more

Our guest on behalf of Dogs of Pride and Finnessiam Holistic Health was owner/founder, Wendie Patrick.  We discovered we had a lot of things in common, not the least of which is our love for dogs.  Wendie has had a lifelong passion for animals and more recently a revelation in her own health.  She is committed to sharing her energy, skills, knowledge and experiences to give everyone, both two and four-legged solutions for feeling better.   

Wendie is the owner of Dogs of Pride, a natural pet company that helps pet parents get to the root of their pet’s health problems.  They are purveyors of professional products for pampered pets and their people.  Wendie loves to educate and empower pet parents to make informed decisions and provides a natural and safe alternative to commonly used pet products.  All products are safe for pets and have been tested first on humans, namely, Wendie!  You can visit her online store or search for a store near you!    Read more