Archive | Pet Health Tips

Spring is in the air!

Spring is in the air!  This is an exciting time for pets as they enjoy more time outdoors.  However, as your pets resume more outdoor activities, it is important to remember to take steps to protect them from heartworms, intestinal parasites, fleas, and ticks.   Warmer days often bring mosquitoes which transmit deadly heartworm disease […]

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National Puppy Day

March 23rd is National Puppy Day! March 23rd 2014 is National Puppy day!  Are you considering adding a puppy to your household?  If you are, here are some things to consider.  What breed is right for your lifestyle? Rescue or purebred? One or two? Is your house ready? Your kids? What about food? Leashes? Collars? […]

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Year-Round Heartworm Prevention

The FDA Issues Call for Pets to be on Year-Round Heartworm Prevention The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has released an update suggesting that owners consider keeping their pets on heartworm preventatives all year round.  Heartworm is a parasitic disease found all over North America. It is not directly contagious between pets but is spread […]

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Squirrel Appreciation Day

Happy Squirrel Appreciation Day! Squirrels get lots of attention from humans, but not always much appreciation. We tend to dwell on the stolen birdseed or the occupied attics, but squirrels have a long, mostly harmless — and often entertaining — history of living in our midst. That’s the focus of Squirrel Appreciation Day, founded in […]

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Traveling with your pet

Traveling with your Animal for the Holidays?? If you’re planning to fly with Fido over the holidays, there are some things you may want to keep in mind before taking to the skies. Before you leave home:  The American Veterinary Medical Association recommends making sure your pet is healthy enough to travel. Some pets should […]

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