Jul
1
2016

Protect pets from freeloading parasites

Sponsored content from Merck Animal Health
We’ve all heard the saying, “Prevention is the best medicine.” This is so important to remember when protecting our pets from freeloading parasites like fleas and ticks. ...more
Jun
30
2016
Veterinarians are entrusted with the health of our four-legged family members. The work they do to keep our pets well deserves to be recognized—that’s why hospitals that provide excellent care are being celebrated with their own special day on July 22. ...more
Jun
16
2016
According to veterinary parasitologists, Lyme disease—and tick-borne diseases in general—have reached epidemic status. Several varieties of ticks are expanding their range and the diseases they carry are becoming far more common in more areas with each passing year. ...more
Jun
14
2016
Noise phobia—the excessive fear of startling sounds such as fireworks, thunder, or gunshots—is a serious condition that may cause a pet to injure himself or damage property....more
Jun
10
2016

Keeping pets safe on the Fourth of July

Sponsored content from Merck Animal Health
Did you know that July 5 is the busiest day of the year for animal shelters? This Independence Day, be sure to help keep your furry family members safe at home where they belong by taking a few simple precautions. ...more
Jun
9
2016
Medical marijuana (also called medical cannabis) is now legal for humans in 23 states and Washington, D.C., with legislation pending in several others. Due to this shift, veterinarians are increasingly being asked, “Is it safe to give my pet medical marijuana?” ...more
Jun
7
2016
Dog park season is here and your pup’s tail is likely wagging with anticipation. As your canine’s keeper, it’s up to you to understand the codes of conduct so your dog can run, sniff, bark, play, and socialize safely. ...more
Jun
2
2016
It seems like my dog Rio’s tail is always wagging—he’s a goofy Labrador retriever mix who sometimes even wags in his sleep. So one day when he was a few years old, I was shocked to discover his tail hanging limp like a wet noodle. ...more

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