Leptospirosis: Is Your Pet Safe?

Taking your dog for a walk in the woods or a swim in the lake may seem harmless, but diseases may be lurking. Wildlife that crosses your favorite hiking trail or enters your backyard can leave behind traces of bacteria and disease, like leptospirosis. Learn how your pets and your human family members can become [...]

By |2019-05-17T02:49:11+00:00May 17th, 2019|Illness and disease|0 Comments

Separating Fact from Fiction: Heartworm Disease in Your Pet

As the number of ticks, fleas, mosquitoes, and other insects rises, the diseases these pests carry also increase. Many of the diseases, such as heartworm, can be devastating for your pet. Misconceptions abound about this particular disease, so we want to set the story straight about its cause, effects, prevention, and treatment. Q: I don’t [...]

By |2019-10-23T11:35:36+00:00March 20th, 2019|Illness and disease|0 Comments

Focus on Lasers: Therapeutic Lasers for Pets

Therapeutic laser treatment has been thought to be one of the most underutilized treatment methods available in veterinary medicine. Technology is rapidly advancing, and laser therapy is becoming more accepted as a pain management tool that’s also capable of speeding the healing process within the body. This surgery-free, drug-free, and non-invasive form of treatment is [...]

By |2019-02-11T20:22:23+00:00February 11th, 2019|Illness and disease, Pet Care|0 Comments

Heat Stroke Revisited

Last May we discussed the dangers of heat stroke. It’s likely that you have already seen numerous photos on Facebook being shared warning of the risk of leaving your pet (or child!) unattended in your car now that the temperature is heating up and summer is almost here. So do you remember the reasons why [...]

By |2018-01-04T13:15:36+00:00December 12th, 2017|Illness and disease, Pet Care|0 Comments

Lily Toxicity in Cats

Lilies are beautiful to look at…but are deadly for your cats.   We are well into the spring season now, and Easter has passed not too long ago, and Mother’s Day is coming up.  Many of you probably have new floral arrangements in your home to celebrate the occasion.  Do you know all of the [...]

By |2018-01-04T15:26:16+00:00May 7th, 2014|Illness and disease|0 Comments

My Dog Loves Me So Much He Can’t Stand to be Away From Me or Also Known as “Separation Anxiety”

Does your dog start panting, salivating, whining, and pacing right before it is time for you to leave for the day? Do you often come home to destruction in the house, including house soiling in an otherwise perfectly house-trained dog? Do your neighbors complain about hearing howling from your home when you are gone? If [...]

By |2018-01-04T17:19:42+00:00January 27th, 2014|Illness and disease|0 Comments