A fungal infection, a new type of mosquito, and humanitarian efforts with far-reaching effects. Can you guess what these all have in common?
As the warmer weather of spring brings the outdoors back to life with flowers and animals, the parasites that feed on those animals also make their presence known. Unfortunately, these parasites are numerous and would love to make your pet their new home. The good news is that parasites and their ill effects can be combated and treated and in many cases are preventable.
Did you know mosquito eggs can lay dormant for months in cold temperatures? This post includes the life-cycle of the mosquito and why we all need to be concerned, especially when it comes to our pets!
The veterinary community educates a lot about heartworm because it's such a life-altering, prevalent disease and so easy to prevent. Within this post there are some lesser-known facts you may not have heard before!
April is finally here after another long, cold winter, and that means it's once again Heartworm Awareness Month.
April Is Heartworm Awareness Month: Heartworm disease is easily prevented with a variety of veterinary drugs in the form of pills, chewable tablets, topicals and injections. As always, prevention is better than treatment, and we think your pet would agree.