Leptospirosis is becoming more and more prevalent in Monroe County and surrounding areas. We have seen three patients in the past two months that have tested positive for this devastating disease. Leptospirosis is a zoonotic bacterial disease; meaning it is transmissible to humans. It spread through urine of infected animals and lives in water, such […]
Winter can be a magical time. However, if proper precautions are not taken, it can pose several dangers to your pets! This blog will go over some of the most important precautions to take to ensure that your furry friends are kept safe and warm during this season. 1. No Damp Tramps If you use […]
Around half of all US dog owners take their pets on vacation with them. This practice is becoming increasingly common and while it’s fun to have your furry friend traveling alongside you, at sometimes it can be a bit of a hassle. It’s important to plan ahead before traveling with your pet. With that in […]
Many animals have the habit of eating and drinking just about anything––much to the chagrin of their owners. For this reason, some pets eventually end up catching an illness. Giardia is a protozoan parasite that pets, mostly dogs, catch from water that is contaminated with feces. Giardiasis is a common occurrence in environments that are […]
Spaying and neutering pets not only has positive health effects on the individual animal, but it benefits the entire pet population.
Parasites living in your pet’s body are not only unseemly, they can cause serious health issues. Learn how to protect your pet.
Going on vacation? Read up on these travel safety tips to make sure your trip goes smoothly for you and your pets.
As a pet owner, it’s important to know some basic first aid in case your loved one is ever in need of aid.