Cancer accounts for almost half of the deaths of pets over 10 years of age, and early diagnosis is a key to successful treatment.
Canine distemper is a highly contagious disease that can be spread in the air or through contact with infected dogs, but can be prevented with vaccination.
The canine parvovirus is highly contagious, can live in the environment for years, and can cause life-threatening disease. Fortunately, it can be prevented with vaccination.
Diabetic pets have special needs, but can live long and healthy lives with the proper diagnosis, treatment and care.
From nips to bites to actual attacks, dog bites are a serious problem. Dog bite victims requiring medical attention in the United States number approximately 800,000 annually. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent dog bites.
External parasites such as fleas, ticks and mites aren’t just an annoyance – they can also spread diseases. Preventive measure can reduce the risk to your pet and your family.
Before you blame your cat’s behavior for urinating outside the litter box, you should rule out feline lower urinary tract disease as the cause.
Feline panleukopenia is a highly contagious disease that affects the intestines, bone marrow and developing fetus. Fortunately, it can be prevented with vaccination.
Every home contains a variety of everyday items and substances that can be dangerous or even fatal if ingested by dogs and cats.
Internal parasites, such as roundworms, hookworms and tapeworms, can cause illness and malnutrition. Fortunately, they can be prevented and treated with medications and proper hygiene.
Adopting a pet from a shelter or rescue is a great way to save a pet’s life and bring a new pet into your family. Make sure your adopted pet has the best chances for a healthy, happy second life.
Commonly called "Lepto," this flu-like disease caused by bacteria can be potentially fatal if not treated. Vaccination is one vital step needed to protect your pets and your family.
Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system. Vaccination is one vital step needed to protect your pets and your family.
Easily house-trained and relatively low maintenance, cats make good indoor pets and most will readily adapt to a variety of environments. Before getting one as a pet, research a cat’s housing, diet, and medical needs.
Friendly, affectionate, and entertaining, dogs are well-known as faithful companions. Before getting one as a pet, research a dog’s housing, diet, and medical needs and make sure it fits your lifestyle.
By having your dog or cat surgically sterilized, you will do your part to prevent the birth of unwanted puppies and kittens and enhance your pet's health and quality of life.
Toxoplasmosis is caused by a parasite that can be passed in cat stool and can infect people. Common sense measures, including proper hygiene and sanitation, can prevent infection and disease.
Planning and preparation are important when traveling with family pets, and can make the difference between an enjoyable vacation or a nightmarish trip.
Pets should be vaccinated to protect them from many highly contagious and deadly diseases. Your veterinarian can tailor a program of vaccinations that will help your pet maintain a lifetime of protection from infectious diseases.