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Vaccinations and Examinations

Regular vaccinations and examinations will help keep your pet healthy and happy. Your veterinarian will be able to advise you of the frequency that your pet should be examined, but most recommend either annual or six-monthly visits. This is because pets age an average of 7 times faster than humans and so by the time [...]

2017-03-19T19:20:24-04:00Categories: Cat, Dog, Health|Tags: , , , , , |


What is Heartworm? Heartworm is a serious illness that can cause heart failure, lung disease, organ damage and even death in dogs, cats and ferrets. Heartworm is most prevalent in pets living along the Atlantic Gulf coasts from New Jersey to the Gulf of Mexico, and in those living alongside the Mississippi and its main [...]

2017-03-19T19:20:31-04:00Categories: Cat, Dog, Health|Tags: , , , |

Feline Distemper

What is Feline Distemper? Also known as FPV and Feline Panleukopenia, Feline Distemper is a highly contagious viral disease that can be debilitating and even fatal. Kittens aged between 2 and 6 months are the most vulnerable to the disease, followed by pregnant and immune-compromised cats. Surviving FPV comes with immunity to any further infections [...]

2017-03-19T19:20:35-04:00Categories: Cat, Health|Tags: , , |

Canine Parvovirus

What is Canine Parvovirus? Also known as CPV, Canine Parvovirus is a highly contagious viral illness that can be debilitating and even fatal. It has two main forms, the more common intestinal variety and the less common cardiac variety. Puppies aged between 6 weeks and 6 months old are most commonly affected, but early vaccinations [...]

2017-03-19T19:20:40-04:00Categories: Dog, Health|Tags: , , |

Canine Distemper

What is Canine Distemper? Also known as CDV, Canine Distemper is a highly contagious viral illness that can be debilitating and even fatal. It not only affects dogs but can also be seen in certain species of wildlife including foxes, skunks and wolves. Puppies and non-immunized dogs are most commonly affected, but pets on immune-suppressants [...]

2017-03-19T19:20:44-04:00Categories: Dog, Health|Tags: , , |