As the weather warms up, parasites are the number one threat to pets. These microscopic invaders spread easily from pet to pet, and can lead to illness and even death without the correct treatment. These bloodsuckers are more than just annoying: fleas can transmit tapeworm, cause anemia, and trigger allergies, while ticks are well-known carriers … Read moreMake Fleas & Ticks Bite The Dust!
If you are one of the many people who keep chickens, or if you own a bird, please watch for symptoms of a highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) found in our area. Symptoms of this deadly poultry disease include sudden death, decreased food and water consumption, lethargy, respiratory distress, nasal discharge, purple discoloration or swelling … Read moreDeadly Bird Disease Spreading Through the Area
Oh Behave! If you’re looking to start the new year off on the right paw with your pet, here are a few basic training strategies to help you both have a better new year. Got an enthusiastic barker? It’s a pretty common issue, but you’ve got to be consistent and patient if you want to … Read moreJanuary is Train Your Dog Month
Better Vet Visits for Your Cat Indoor or outdoor, cats need regular wellness exams—but statistics show that after their initial kitten vaccinations, pet owners tend to take cats to the vet significantly less often than dogs. Regular exams are just as important for felines as they are for canines
Imagine if you never brushed your teeth or had them cleaned. Pretty scary, right? As you can guess, things would eventually start to go very, very bad inside your mouth: teeth would decay, gums would become inflamed and infected.