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    What is Lyme Disease and Why Should I Care?

    Mar 06 2017

    Lyme disease is an infection caused by a type of bacteria called a spirochete. Although originally discovered in Lyme, Connecticut, Lyme disease has been reported in most states. The disease…

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    Arthritis in Pets

    Feb 14 2017

    Arthritis is extremely common in older pets, especially the larger breeds. It can affect any joint, but the hips, shoulders and back are most common. Other conditions with similar signs…

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    Is it Safe for Cats to Play With String/Yarn/Ribbons?

    Feb 06 2017

    Last week, we had a kitten that came in because he was listless, lethargic, vomiting and straining to defecate. He had swallowed several pieces of thin yarn. Most people who…

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    Protozoan Diarrhea

    Jan 30 2017

    Protozoan diarrhea is classified as a group of diseases caused by several one-cell organisms that include Giardia, Trichomonas and Coccidia. These organisms may normally be found in the intestines in…

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    Can you get worms from your pet?

    Jan 23 2017

    Can you get worms from your pet? Yes you can!  There are more than 150 zoonotic diseases which can be transmitted to people from animals. Your pets can be born…