[BLOG] Why goat milk is no more a valuable alternative for newborn puppies

This blog was first published in March 2016 and updated in Sept 2022 Just hung up with a client, we had an interesting discussion. I thought I should write it down as I assume his concerns are shared by many others.   He had questions on puppy milk replacers: why should he turn to these solutions … Continue reading [BLOG] Why goat milk is no more a valuable alternative for newborn puppies

The “Mother – NewBorn – Environment” Triad : Why In Veterinary Neonatology It Matters So Much (2020)

A colleague of mine recently whatsapped me an interesting picture. Courtesy of Dr Luis Meza I think we can agree : this is definitely some “weird-looking” newborn kitten. It indeed looks like there is “something” bulging from behind its eyelids... No doubt there is something wrong here ! When I saw the picture, one word … Continue reading The “Mother – NewBorn – Environment” Triad : Why In Veterinary Neonatology It Matters So Much (2020)

[BLOG] Breeding cats ? Make sure you know their blood type !

🇬🇧 Read in English | 🇫🇷 Lire en Français This blog was first published in July 2016. It was re-edited in Mars 2020. Social media. My parallel universe. Where I can escape. Live up to my dreams. And connect with the world. I’m always seeking for new connections. People who like me, have a huge … Continue reading [BLOG] Breeding cats ? Make sure you know their blood type !

[BLOG] Shaken puppy/kitten syndrom: how it can be prevented

🇬🇧 Read in English | 🇫🇷 Lire en Français This blog was first published in Feb 2014. It was re-edited on Mar 2nd, 2020 I recently took part in a discussion on a social-media forum concerning neonatal resuscitation in puppies and kittens. The initial question was “what is the best technique to free the airways of … Continue reading [BLOG] Shaken puppy/kitten syndrom: how it can be prevented

[BLOG] DYK ? Kittens : the importance of “nutritional education”

🇬🇧 Read in English | 🇫🇷 Lire en Français This blog was first published on Jan 2016. I edited and re-published it on Jan 2020. We can deny it : cats also have their food preferences ! One thing to keep in mind however : in the feline species, it is not something innate. What … Continue reading [BLOG] DYK ? Kittens : the importance of “nutritional education”

[YOUTUBE] Fertility in Cats : More Complex Than One Might Think (2019)

🇬🇧 Subtitled in English |🇫🇷 Sous-titres en Français | 🇪🇸 Subtitulos en Español 🤔 I used to think that fertility in cats was easy 🤔 I was wrong... When I started working with cat breeders, I quickly realize there was more to it. It was a bit more complex. Many parameters have to be taken into account … Continue reading [YOUTUBE] Fertility in Cats : More Complex Than One Might Think (2019)

Update : Doc, my queen is giving birth, what am I supposed to do?!?! – Part II (2018)

🇬🇧 Read in English 🇫🇷 Lire en Français 🇪🇸 Leer en Español  This is Part II of a series of blogs on parturition in queens. Part I can be read here. Focus on Stress Management  #5: Don’t be excessively stressed !  I know, easier said than done. But remember this ! You might communicate your stress to your animal… And … Continue reading Update : Doc, my queen is giving birth, what am I supposed to do?!?! – Part II (2018)

[BLOG] Still fertile for weeks… after castration ?!?! (2018)

🇬🇧 Read in English 🇫🇷 Lire en Français 🇪🇸 Leer en Español Last week, I was - once again - browsing on Facebook, when I stumbled upon the following question : How long does a male cat remain fertile after castration ? And immediately, I had a flash-back moment. It reminded me of something I read during my … Continue reading [BLOG] Still fertile for weeks… after castration ?!?! (2018)