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05 MayPreventing Fleas, Ticks and Heartworm

Your pets are much more likely to encounter fleas, ticks and heartworm in the spring and summer. Fleas and ticks thrive in warmer weather, as do mosquitoes, which transmit heartworm from animal to animal. Don’t overlook the problems these pests cause: Fleas can trigger dermatitis...

26 AprRattlesnake Avoidance Class – Sunday, June 3rd

Help the Bark Avoid the Bite! Rattlesnake Avoidance Class Sunday, June 3 | $95 per dogEveryone wants to be out enjoying the warmer weather right now—including rattlesnakes. If you like to be outdoors with your pet, it’s important that you and your pet know how to avoid these...

03 AprYES! Your Pet Can Get Heartworm Here

YES! Your Pet Can Get Heartworm Here As the name suggests, heartworms live in the heart, and they can also thrive in the lungs and blood vessels. Because they constrict blood flow, heartworms can damage internal organs and cause lung disease and heart failure. One mosquito...

03 AprFoxtails: Tiny Seeds, Big Problems

Foxtails: Tiny Seeds, Big Problems As if rattlesnakes weren’t enough, our area also has another serious pet hazard: foxtails, or more accurately the barbed seed head of the foxtail plant.Foxtails are so dangerous because not only can they work their way into any part of your...

07 FebSmile, February is Pet Dental Month

Smile, February is Pet Dental Month Brushing Up on Your Pet’s Dental Health Every February, the veterinary community celebrates National Pet Dental Health Month by encouraging pet owners to take care of their pets’ teeth. Without proper dental hygiene routines, pets develop periodontal disease, which is the...