10 Spring Dangers You Should Be Aware of for Your Pet

10 Spring Dangers You Should Be Aware of for Your Pet

Spring is in the air! …Well, almost! Winter is nearing its end, and while some of us may be breathing a sigh of relief and welcoming the warm weather, others might not be so keen to say goodbye to the fluffy white snow, and cold breezes. And by “others,” I am specifically referring to my 3 Siberian Huskies!   The Spring season is warm, beautiful, and seems to just bring your surroundings to life. But with all this beauty are some hidden dangers. Some of which can be extremely harmful to your pets. Today, I will share 10 common (and some … Continue reading

Fleas and Ticks and Burrs – Oh My!

Fleas and Ticks and Burrs Against Your Pet Dog’s Health and How to Avoid Them

While summer enchants us to take our dogs out to the rivers, lakes, parks, and other outdoor areas we need to be aware of some of the most common problems we face when the days are longer and warmer. A good habit to get into is checking your dog from head to tail after the possibility of contact with any of these common summertime dangers. Fleas and ticks are abundant, especially in wooded and watery areas. If you plan to go to an area you suspect might have problems with creepy crawlers it is best to use a preventative. There … Continue reading

How to Treat and Prevent Your Dog From Heartworm Disease

How to Treat and Prevent Your Dog From Heartworm Disease

Are you aware of heartworm disease? Could you tell if your dog was showing heartworm disease signs? Do you medicate your dog with a monthly heartworm preventative? All are crucial questions owners must ask themselves to prevent their pets from testing positive for this avoidable infectious disease. So, What Is Heartworm Disease? Heartworm is a blood-borne parasite spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. Our pups can become infected by the bite of a single mosquito and a potentially life threatening illness will develop. Heartworm is the common name for Dirofilaria immitis. There are four classes of heartworm disease which … Continue reading

Protect Your Dog From Heartworm Disease!

Hearthworm Disease? How to Avoid and Use Dog Seat Cover

Summer is in full swing and we all know what that means…mosquitoes are out in full force. Although it important to protect yourself from these nasty, bloodsucking insects, it is also extremely important to protect your pup. Mosquitoes carry a host of horrible diseases that not only affect humans, but they also carry deadly diseases that can affect your pet’s health. Heartworm Disease Heartworm disease is caused by long worms that infect your pet’s heart. Although these worms typically reside in your pet’s heart, they have the ability to travel to your pet’s lungs, as well as other vital organs, … Continue reading