Heartworm Treatment. Every spring, pet owners are faced with the battle of how to prevent Heartworms. The EPA’s recent warning about the safety of topical products used to prevent Heartworm disease has many pet owners worried.
Rabies. Almost everyone knows how scary this disease is- because it is fatal to both people and pets. Most people believe that rabies is well under control due to vaccinations and regulations.
WHAT TO DO IF YOUR DOG IS STUNG AND/OR BITTEN
WHAT YOU CAN DO
* Bee stings are a frequent problem in dogs, especially the curious puppies that stick their noses in the wrong spots. The most common sign is a big swollen muzzle.
An abscess is a pocket of pus under the skin. Pus is an accumulation of bacteria and white blood cells and indicates the presence of infection. The problem is detection because cat fur is so dense an abscess is easy to miss initially.
Bees, wasp, spiders, centipedes and other flying insects bite and sting cats. Most bites occur on the face which swells and is painful. Occasionally the paws are affected. Most bites go unnoticed and heal on their own.
Itching is the most common sign of allergies in cats and dogs. Allergic dermatitis is inflammation of the skin that occurs after it has been exposed to something to which it is allergic, known as an allergen. The number-one sign of allergies in pets is itching. Cats lick, bite, chew and scratch themselves to the…
Zoonotic diseases can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. The best way to avoid Zoonoses is to make sure your pet is healthy: