Preventative Pet Health Care

Heartworm Prevention in the Winter

By |2020-01-06T16:43:31+00:00December 30th, 2019|Pet Health Problems, Pet Wellness, Preventative Pet Health Care|

Heartworm Prevention Heartworm prevention in the winter can sometimes be as important as in warm weather. Heartworm medicine works by killing the parasites that your pet picked up the previous month. If you stop giving it in the fall or early winter, the parasites might remain and cause an infection. Plus, [...]

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Cold Weather Care for Your Pets

By |2020-01-06T16:10:00+00:00December 6th, 2019|Preventative Pet Health Care|

Pet Health in Winter Cold weather care for your pets is a lot about common sense, but it's always good to have a friendly reminder. Winter weather in the south can be somewhat of a challenge. One day it may reach the 70's and then the next night it drops below [...]

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Dogs and Chocolate

By |2020-01-06T16:12:25+00:00November 30th, 2019|Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|

Dogs and chocolate don’t go together but that doesn’t mean they won’t eat it if found. Chocolate is toxic to dogs. With the holidays underway, it’s important to keep your dog’s away from any chocolate you have in the house. Sometimes a wrapped gift under the tree can be hidden danger [...]

Macadamia Nut Poisoning in Dogs

By |2019-11-07T19:48:39+00:00October 4th, 2019|Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|

Macadamia nut poisoning in dogs have symptoms of vomiting, ataxia, weakness, tremors, fever,  hypothermia, and depression. Some cases are mild and typically non-fatal, showing only a few symptoms, and resolve themselves within 48 hours. However, there are serious cases involving constant shaking, high fever, and an inability to walk. If you [...]

Parasite Prevention Tips

By |2019-09-03T19:58:10+00:00August 28th, 2019|Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|

What’s worse than listening to your pet thumping and scratching all night long? Maybe, finding a tick or fleas in your home, on yourself, or someone you love? The mere thought of disease carrying parasites invading our space is frightening. Incidents of Lyme disease is on the rise and can have [...]

The Importance of Vaccinations

By |2019-05-13T19:20:32+00:00April 30th, 2019|Pet Wellness, Preventative Pet Health Care|

Most pet owners show their furry friends love by purchasing plenty of toys, nutritious food, treats, a warm bed and much more. Another way to show your pet just how much you love them is to vaccinate and immunize on a scheduled basis for optimal health. The proper vaccinations will keep [...]