The Plague previously referred to as the Bubonic Plague is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis. This bacterium is transmitted through a flea bite. Both people and pets, especially cats are susceptible. The death rate risk in humans is quite high at 8-10%. Pet owners at increased risk are those living near wildlife.
Latest Pet Food Trends. We are always trying out the latest diet trends, or at least striving to fuel ourselves with healthy choices. (The Boston Medical Center estimates about 45 million Americans go on a diet each year). So, it makes sense that we want to feed our pets the best food out there. We spoke to several veterinarians to get the pros and cons of the latest nutrition fads for our four-legged friends.