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By Dr. Shelby Neely, VMD on Thursday, November 12, 2015

Your pet’s body uses glucose (sugar) as its main source of energy. If your pet has...

on Wednesday, April 27, 2016
in DiseasesCancer  tags:  cancer, cats, dogs, kitten, pets, puppy

No one ever wants to hear the word cancer, and facing cancer in dogs and cats is especially painful.  Unfortunately, dogs and cats get many of the same cancers that humans get.  Cancer is the most common cause of death in pets. We now know that...

on Monday, April 4, 2016

Heartworm disease is...

on Tuesday, September 13, 2016

A mite, Sarcoptes scabiei...

on Thursday, April 28, 2016

An allergy is defined as an overreaction of the immune system to something that is normally harmless. If you put 100 dogs and cats into a room full of fleas, you’ll see some interesting results.  

Some of the pets are literally crawling with...

on Thursday, February 4, 2016
in DiseasesSkin  tags:  dog care, dogs, fleas, puppy, skin

Fleas are annoying pests that bite our pets and us feeding on our blood. They carry diseases that can make us sick and the saliva in their bites can set off an allergic reaction. An allergy to flea bites causes flea allergy dermatitis (FAD). This is...


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