By now, everyone has heard about grain free pet foods. Lots of people feed these products to dogs and cats. And by now, many readers have heard there’s a problem. Starting in 2014 the FDA became concerned about a possible link between grain free diets and heart disease. Recently in June 2019 that body issued a statement not only further warning consumers about the potential hazard with [...]
YOU DIDN'T GET IT FROM THE CAT!Not at least, COVID-19. Cats and dogs have long harbored a corona virus within them. But it's a gastrointestinal virus, not a respiratory one. In fact, many veterinary practices include corona virus in their distemper vaccines for dogs to protect them against diarrheal illness. Recall that when we speak of a distemper shot-DA2PP, it's a combination [...]
Tis the season to be...wary? Of course we all think of the holidays as festive times; lots of celebrations with food, drink, family and friends. And for the most part, that's true. To keep the good time rollin' for your furry friends, there are a few things to consider. We all know that chocolate has varying degrees of toxicity for dogs, with dark being most toxic, then semi-sweet, [...]
Because I work closely with top doctors in our field, I often refer cases for surgical, neurological, or medical consults with a super team of board certified specialists. Owners can opt for x-rays, chest or abdominal ultrasounds, endoscopy, advanced opthalmological procedures, MRI's, or chemotherapeutic treatments for their pets.
We'll help you control fleas, ticks, ear mites, worms, and other pests that don't belong in or on your cat or dog. Adult fleas spend their time on your pet, but flea eggs, larvae, and pupae are found in grass. bedding, and carpets. For every flea on your pet, there are thousands of eggs and larvae in your yard and home. Keeping your dogs and cats out of tall grasses and woods will help reduce[...]
Celeste Conn, VMD
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