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PET POINTERS

Lisa Chelenza knows that not everyone in your family walks on two legs. For helpful tips on taking care of your animal friends, and advice from local veterinary experts, watch Pet Pointers Wednesday and Saturday on TWC News. If you have ideas for Pet Pointers segments, email Lisa at lisa.chelenza@twcnews.com.


50 Percent of Death from Illness in Pets Are Cancer Related

50 Percent of Death from Illness in Pets Are Cancer Related

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association dogs develop cancer at roughly the same rate as humans. November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month and Lisa Chelenza talks more about cancer in pets in this edition of Pet Pointers. 11/05/2014 05:00 AM

Some Human Foods Can Be Deadly for Your Pets

Some Human Foods Can Be Deadly for Your Pets

This time of year, your pets will begging for a taste of your holiday treats. In this edition of Pet Pointers, Lisa Chelenza explains that some of those tasty treats that can be hazardous for your pet. Updated 11/01/2014 05:00 AM

Black Cat Superstitions Stem From Ancient Myths

Black Cat Superstitions Stem From Ancient Myths

Many people still believe black cats are superstitious. In this edition of Pet Pointers, Lisa Chelenza tells us how those myths are still affecting black cats in the modern world. Updated 10/24/2014 03:06 PM

New Procedure Put in Place for People Arrested Whose Pets Were Left Behind

New Procedure Put in Place for People Arrested Whose Pets Were Left Behind

When people are arrested and taken to jail their first phone call is often to an attorney -- not a pet sitter. It could be days before pets are cared for. One NYS sheriff’s department felt it was time to address the needs of pets that may have been left behind. Lisa Chelenza reports. 10/18/2014 05:00 AM

Organizations Find Homes for Puppy Mill Victims

Organizations Find Homes for Puppy Mill Victims

Puppy mills are a rising problems in the United States. In this edition of Pet Pointers, Lisa Chelenza shares about one group drawing attention to the issue. Updated 10/01/2014 05:00 AM

Why Do Dogs Sniff Each Other?

Why Do Dogs Sniff Each Other?

Sometimes dogs do very strange things, like sniffing each other’s backsides. Lisa Chelenza explains why in this edition of Pet Pointers. 09/27/2014 05:00 AM

Different Types of Labrador Retrievers

Different Types of Labrador Retrievers

There can be a lot of variation among certain breeds of dog including some of the most common. Lisa Chelenza has more about Labrador Retrievers and why they can be so different in this edition of pet pointers. 09/24/2014 05:00 AM

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