Ehrlichiosis: A Guide For Dog Owners
28 July 2015
Ehrlichiosis is a bacterial infection that is spread to dogs by ticks. There are several strains of the illness, and some infect people, too. If you're a dog owner in an area where ticks are prevalent, it's important to know the basics about this illness, so you can watch your dog for symptoms, seek treatment if needed, and follow preventative measures.
How is ehrlichiosis spread?
Ehrlichiosis is primarily spread when a dog is bitten by by a certain species of tick known as the brown dog tick.
Best Grooming Brushes And Combs For Bengal Cats
7 July 2015
Bengal cats have beautiful, shiny fur. They even tend to shine like glitter in the sunlight. You want to make sure that fur always stays beautiful. Luckily, Bengals don't need much grooming to make their fur shine. They mostly just need a good combing with a good brush once a week. Here are some of the best combs and brushes to use for a Bengal:
Metal Tooth Flea Comb
These combs are designed to help pick up errant fleas that the flea meds haven't touched.
2 Important Questions For Choosing The Right Animal Hospital
1 July 2015
As a responsible pet owner, it is obvious that you need to plan for the possible need for emergency medical treatment for your pet. However, if you have not selected a facility when your pet is healthy, you might not be able to find the best animal hospital during a pet emergency. Therefore, there are a few important questions to ask that can impact your pet's overall health.
Where Are X-rays And Diagnostics Processed?
4 Things You Can Do To Help Your Puppy Avoid Parvovirus
29 June 2015
If you have a small puppy who hasn't gotten their dog vaccinations yet, you need to make sure that you protect them against canine parvovirus. Parvovirus, commonly called by the nickname "Parvo", is a viral infection could threaten your dog's life. Until you are able to see your veterinarian, here are some ways you can help your puppy avoid this disease.
Keep Your Puppy Away from Unvaccinated Dogs
Parvo is spread by contact with an infected dog's feces.