Lyme Disease: How It Can Impact the Health of Your Pet

Lyme disease is caused by the bacteria, borrelia, which is transmitted to a person or animal by a tick bite. The deer tick, also known as the black legged tick, is the carrier of this bacteria, but not all deer ticks are infected.┬áDeer ticks are most commonly found on deer and small rodents. Having these […]

Hookworm in Dogs and What You Can Do

What is Hookworm? Hookworms are small, thin parasitic worms that are less than one inch long. They primarily affect the intestines by attaching to the intestinal wall with their hook-like teeth. They feed on their hosts blood and tissue, moving from one place to another and leaving small ulcers where they were attached. There are […]

How to Reduce Pet Anxiety

Some Signs that Your Pet May Be Anxious 1. Loss of appetite 2. Rapid breathing or excessive panting 3. Body Language – tense face, will not make eye contact – tail low or tucked – ears laid back – head turned away 4. Depressed 5. Lethargic 6. Fur or skin not shiny, hair loss, major […]