What is Heartworm Disease? This is a preventable disease. Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal parasitic disease most commonly seen in dogs. It is caused by Dirofilaria immitus a blood borne parasite. Heartworm disease is found in every state in the US and all over the world. These worms can be 12” long … More Heartworm Disease
Warm weather and spring moisture help bring out the seasonal parasites that infest our pets. Since we, the pets, live inside your homes and sleep in your beds, we are happy to bring in and share all that nature has to offer from outdoors. I know your response of “yuck”, “ugh”, “gross” “keep it away … More Tis the Season for Pesky Parasites
What is Obesity? Obesity is the most common nutritional disease in cats and dogs. It is an excess of fatty tissue deposited in the body that contributes to, or is associated with many health problems. Studies estimate that at least 45-50% of our dogs and 50-60% of pet cats are overweight. Most always obesity … More Obesity in Pets- Is your pet overweight?