Published In: Heartworm, 07-04-2016
Heartworm disease and prevention requires the attention
of every pet owner. Heartworm disease is easily preventable, however, it can be
fatal if left untreated. Even if the disease is diagnosed early on by a
veterinarian, treatment can be incredibly expensive and can lead to further
Heartworm disease is spread by mosquitoes, and it affects
dogs and cats around the world. ...
Published In: Dog, 07-04-2016
Did you know that joint pain in dogs is the most common type of chronic
pain that veterinarians treat each year‾ An extremely large percentage of dogs are
affected by this painful condition. It can affect all breeds of dogs but is
most common in overweight and larger breeds. Although there is no cure for
joint pain and arthritis, the pain associated with these symptoms can be easily
Published In: Flea & Tick, 07-04-2016
As a pet owner, you must be aware of all aspects of your pet’s
health. One of the most common issues
that pet owners deal with is controlling flea infestations. Although many types of flea treatments exist,
topical flea products are the most widely used method of flea control. Most topical flea preventatives work in the
same way, whether fipronil (Frontline®), fipronil and methoprene ...
Published In: General, 07-04-2016
As an owner, it is your responsibility to make sure your pet
maintains good health. There are many
ways to promote an active healthy lifestyle for your pet,
including regular veterinary checkups, regular exercise, anda complete and
nutritional diet. An additional way to
make sure your pet is getting all the nutrition they need is by administering
daily vitamin supplements. A variety of...
Published In: General, 08-29-2016
Ear mites are a problem found frequently among cats, dogs, and other pets. These tiny parasites do not burrow as most mites do. They reside within the ear canal itself, feeding off of wax and oils. Ear mites are highly contagious and spread easily with any physical contact. Although these parasites can be seen, they are easy to miss. In fact, many owners do not realize that their pet even h...