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Canine Influenza Has Struck Again

Canine Influenza Has Struck Again

Canine influenza (CIV) is an extremely contagious respiratory disease that affects dogs of all ages. This disease is particularly of concern to dogs in shelters, boarding facilities, rescue groups, and in other places where canines congregate. CIV concerns in our area are highly elevated at the moment—the latest update reveals that there have been: 7 … Read moreCanine Influenza Has Struck Again

Ask Dr. Edsall: Does My Older Pet Need to See the Vet More?

Ask Dr. Edsall: Does My Older Pet Need to See the Vet More?

I get asked this quite a bit, and it’s important for pet parents to understand that dogs and cats age much more rapidly than humans, which means diseases and illness progress quicker as well. Once they enter that senior stage of life—typically at about 7 years old—pets are more at risk of conditions like diabetes, … Read moreAsk Dr. Edsall: Does My Older Pet Need to See the Vet More?

National Pet Dental Health Month is in February

National Pet Dental Health Month is in February

If you have a pet over 3, chances are very good that your animal friend has the beginnings of periodontal disease. This condition can significantly impact a pet’s quality of life, resulting in mouth pain, gum infections, and tooth loss. At advanced stages, it can even cause serious illness.   National Pet Dental Health Month … Read moreNational Pet Dental Health Month is in February