Hookworm in Dogs and What You Can Do

What is Hookworm? Hookworms are small, thin parasitic worms that are less than one inch long. They primarily affect the intestines by attaching to the intestinal wall with their hook-like teeth. They feed on their hosts blood and tissue, moving from one place to another and leaving small ulcers where they were attached. There are […]

What is Kennel Cough? Know What to Look For & What to Do

What is it? Kennel cough in a dog occurs when he or she contracts the Bordetella bronchiseptica bacteria while already carrying a virus such as adenovirus, parainfluenza, canine herpes, or distemper. It is easily passed from dog to dog through droplets lingering in the air from a sneeze or cough or fromĀ a surface that has […]

Is Your Pet’s Itching & Scratching from Outdoor Sensitivities?

When your cat or dog has a sensitivity it most notably effects the skin. We physically see them itching, scratching, rubbing, and/or licking. This behavior can then become excessive, leading to rashes and bald patches, causing further discomfortable and accelerated irritation.When this happens most owners initially start an elimination diet, cutting out specific foods that […]