Protecting Your Puppy from Canine Parvovirus 

  Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious, hard to destroy, and dangerous virus affecting the gastrointestinal system. With no specific drug to kill the virus, infected dogs become very sick and often die from the virus. Parvovirus can affect any dog, but unvaccinated dogs and puppies younger than four months old are most at risk.     How Parvovirus Spreads One of the things that makes parvovirus so dangerous is…

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Summertime Pet Safety Tips for Healthy Pets

  Barbecues and picnics, walks outside, and warm sunshine…these are just some of the fun summer activities that can be enjoyed with your pet. You can help keep a trip to the ER off your list with these summertime pet safety tips.     At the Barbecue Steer clear of sharing food. Eating hot dogs, brats, burgers, and other picnic favori…

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Pet Water Safety: Staying Safe at the Pool, Beach, or Lake 

  Heading to the pool, beach, or lake sounds can be a wonderful form of exercise and can help your pet cool off on a hot day. You’ll just want to be mindful of water safety for your pet to make sure your trip to the water doesn’t end with a trip to the ER.    How to Safely Introduce Your Pet to the Water Even though everyone has…

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