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 […]

Is Cat Litter Safe? What to Look For

Have you ever wondered if your cat’s kitty litter is safe for your cat or you? Have you ever taken the time to read the ingredients on the container? Many kitty litters can be quite harmful. Knowing what to look for can help your cat’s health as well as that of your own. Reading the […]

Tick-borne Complications & Our Pets

What are ticks?¬† Ticks are small invertebrates, searching for hosts to attach themselves to.¬†There are over 90 species of ticks found in the continental United States. Here are some of the most common ones: Deer tick (Black-legged tick), American Dog tick (species of wood tick), Rocky Mtn. Wood tick, Brown Dog tick, and Lone Star […]