Summertime Playtime

Summertime Playtime

As summer comes around we want to take our beloved furry friends everywhere with us, rather it’s a trip to your local store or a quick walk around the park. Getting adequate exercise is very important for our pets, but you should be very careful as the temperatures...
What is Heartworm Disease?

What is Heartworm Disease?

Heartworm Disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets caused by foot-long worms that live in the heart, lungs and blood vessels. Heartworms cause severe heart failure, lung disease and damage to other organs in the body. Heartworm disease affects most...
Storm Anxiety in Pets

Storm Anxiety in Pets

They always say April showers bring May flowers but never mention the thunderstorms that come with it. Storms can be fascinating but scary at the same time and especially with our furry friends at home. Pets may hide under blankets, beds, or unusual places before a...
Ticks

Ticks

What are they? Ticks are arachnids, similar to spiders. They have six legs and one pair of antennae and feed on the blood of their host. (Human or animal). They are also well-known carriers of disease since their feeding style is slow and steady.    Ticks...
Fleas

Fleas

What are they? Fleas are pesky small, wingless, flat parasites found on dogs and cats. There are said to be around 2,000 species of fleas worldwide, with more than 300 of those types found in the United States. The most common flea, Ctenocephalides felis, is a...