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Our Blog - Month: August 2016

Dental Care for Cats

Would you go years without brushing your teeth? Neither should your cat! Dental disease is dangerous, yet it is the #1 health condition affecting our feline friends. Neglected dental care causes 70% of cats to develop dental disease by the time they are 3 years old. Your pet cannot take care of their teeth and … Continue reading Dental Care for Cats

Protecting Your Dog From Heartworm Disease

What Is Heartworm Disease? Heartworm is a life-threatening parasitic disease that can affect any dog. The heartworm parasite is spread by mosquitos, which puts dogs in areas with a high concentration of mosquitos at a greater risk of contracting heartworm. Once the parasite has entered a dog’s bloodstream, it lives in the heart and surrounding … Continue reading Protecting Your Dog From Heartworm Disease

Vaccines for Indoor & Outdoor Cats

Did you know that when kittens are born, there are antibodies in their mother’s milk that give them immunity during the first few weeks of life? However, after that, it’s up to you to provide protection with vaccines! Vaccines work by producing disease-fighting antibodies that kill viruses, bacteria, and disease. Your cat will need certain vaccines … Continue reading Vaccines for Indoor & Outdoor Cats

Fleas, Ticks & Your Dog

Ticks and fleas both pose serious threats to your dog’s health. Fortunately, infestations can be easily prevented with simple at-home treatments. Fleas Adult fleas are wingless insects that feed on the blood of other animals. Although they are tiny in size, usually smaller than a sesame seed, their large back legs allow them to jump … Continue reading Fleas, Ticks & Your Dog