Monthly Archives: January 2019

What You Need To Know About Heartworm Disease

Heartworm disease is caused by the parasite Dirofilaria immitis, a type of roundworm that lives inside the heart and blood vessels of the lungs. Heartworm disease is transmitted by mosquitoes. It is a serious disease that primarily affects the heart … Continue reading

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Toxic Foods to Avoid Feeding Pets

Celebrations Can Lead to Accidental Poisoning From backyard barbecues to pool parties and other party-oriented gatherings, celebrations are an opportunity for our dogs and cats to be exposed to food that piques their curiosity: juicy baby back ribs, heavenly-smelling burgers, … Continue reading

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Why Dogs Howl at Sirens

Ancient Form of Communication May be the Answer A few years ago, while running errands, I pulled off to the side of the road to let a convoy of fire engines pass by. As the sound of sirens began to … Continue reading

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