Monthly Archives June 2015

The Benefits of Pest Prevention

Do you know why veterinarians are so adamant about keeping pets protected from fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes? It’s not just because these pests can be irritants for our pets, it’s because they can be the carriers of deadly diseases and parasites that are even more dangerous than themselves! Some of the things a pet can acquire from a bite or infestation include: Cat scratch fever Ehrlichiosis Heartworm Lyme disease Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Tape worm …and more For some of these illnesses or parasites, there are treatment options available, but some only have costly cures, if a cure is even
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Heatstroke

Did you know that many people AND pets can be affected by heatstroke? The best way to prevent heatstroke is to allow your pet to relax in a cool or shady area, always with access to the inside, and plenty of fresh, cold water for drinking. And remember to never leave your pet in an enclosed vehicle either!
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