Heart worms are transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito. Pets may not show signs until late in the course of heart worm disease. That’s why we need to run regular tests! Signs of heart worm disease: Coughing, difficulty breathing, panting, exercise intolerance, decreased activity level, sudden death. Let’s run some tests and catch the disease before it’s too late!

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    Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV)

    Dec 19 2014

    "Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) is in the retrovirus family, classified because of the way it infects cells. Another common virus, feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), is also in the same family. FeLV…

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    Holiday Gift Ideas for Pets

    Dec 18 2014

    A survey from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) found that 78% of pet owners will likely buy their pet Christmas presents this year. There are so many great products available for pets,…

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    5 "Tails" of Heroism from 2014

    Dec 11 2014

    Everyone loves a great tale of heroism – especially when the heroes have tails. Every year there are dozens of animals who perform great feats without any hesitation. Here are just 5 from the past…

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    Holiday Safety and Your Pets

    Dec 04 2014

    The festive season is in full swing, and we love sharing the season with family and friends – including our pets. In order to make sure that all of your 2014 holiday memories are happy ones, here…

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    Dogs in Chairs: the Story Behind the Video

    Nov 27 2014

    A cute dog video that has gone viral on social media shows a dog named Bella climbing into a dog sized “highchair” to eat her dinner. People often share it with lighthearted comments joking that…

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    The Yellow Dog Project

    Nov 20 2014

    Have you ever seen a dog with a yellow ribbon on its collar or leash and wondered what it’s about? The Yellow Dog Project is a not-for-profit movement to help dog owners and the public identify dogs…

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    Ebola and Your Pets

    Nov 13 2014

    By Lynn Buzhardt, DVM …