With spring fast approaching (hopefully), are you ready? Once again as we venture outdoors with our pets, we need to be protecting them from pests that can transmit serious diseases. Mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas will be taking advantage of the warmer weather too. As you may know, mosquitoes can transmit heartworm disease to both our dogs and cats. Fleas and ticks are themselves awful to have in our homes as they can bite us as well. Ticks can also transmit several diseases that can affect … [Read More...]
ALERT: Pet owners now need to take extra precautions to prevent exposure of their pets to rat poisons because EPA issued new standards to change rat poison formulations. This has forced companies to make rat poisons which now no longer have antidotes. The makers of D-Con are currently the only company that has refused to change their formulation. This means they are the only company that makes a rat poison for which there is an antidote treatment for toxicity, Vitamin K1.
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If you’ve ever gotten a little lick from your companion and experienced that awful smell, it’s more that bad breath! Periodontal disease (gum disease) is the most common disease in our pets. The daily bacterial accumulation forms plaque and eventually hardens to tartar. This process eventually leads to gum erosion and loose teeth. The gold standard for preventing oral disease is brushing. A list of veterinary approved dental products is also listed at www.vohc.org.
This month when you … [Read More...]