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A Safer Way to Get Your Pet’s Prescriptions Online

Ordering pet food and meds online is so easy, right? Click a few buttons, type in a little info and products are delivered to your door, saving time and money.  Unfortunately, it’s not always the safest way to get the medications, preventives and prescription foods your pet needs. Some online retailers sell “diverted” items—these are … Read moreA Safer Way to Get Your Pet’s Prescriptions Online

What Exactly is FeLV?

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] FeLV stands for feline leukemia virus, which is passed from cat-to-cat through saliva. FeLV requires close contact with an infected feline in order to spread and is commonly transmitted when cats groom each other or share a water bowl. Cats most commonly become infected with FeLV when they are young and later … Read moreWhat Exactly is FeLV?

What Exactly is FIV?

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] FIV stands for feline immunodeficiency virus, which is most commonly caused through wounds accrued from biting and fighting. This disease requires the virus to enter the bloodstream­, and a litter of kittens born to a mother that is positive in FIV have a 25 percent chance of being infected. Felines with a … Read moreWhat Exactly is FIV?

What is Canine Influenza?

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] CIV is a contagious disease with symptoms that are similar to the human flu including cough, runny nose, and fever. The most common clinical sign of canine influenza is a cough that is unresponsive to antibiotics or cough suppressant therapy and lasts for 10–21 days. How Does CIV Spread? Canine influenza is … Read moreWhat is Canine Influenza?

Consider the Bordetella Vaccine if Your Pet is a Social Butterfly

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Bordetella causes inflammation of your dog or cat’s upper respiratory system which leads to coughing and illness, ultimately exposing your pet to secondary infections. Bordetella is one of several bacterial and viral agents that is responsible for kennel cough. Highly contagious, it is easily transmitted through the air or through direct contact … Read moreConsider the Bordetella Vaccine if Your Pet is a Social Butterfly

Protect Your Dog from Leptospirosis

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Leptospirosis is transmitted through direct contact with contaminated urine, water or soil. The bacteria can survive in water or moist soil for a long time—sometimes for many months. Infected dogs can continue to shed bacteria in their urine for years. Some dogs are at a higher risk of leptospirosis infection than other … Read moreProtect Your Dog from Leptospirosis

The Importance of the DA2PP Vaccine

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] The DA2PP vaccine covers distemper, adenovirus-2, parainfluenza and parvovirus virus in dogs. This core vaccine should begin when puppies are six and eight weeks of age and they should receive shots every three to four weeks until they are at least 16 weeks of age. The next booster is given during your … Read moreThe Importance of the DA2PP Vaccine

Is Your Pet Vaccinated Against Rabies?

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Rabies is an RNA virus of the rhabdovirus family and is a viral infection that is spread mainly from the bite of an infected animal. The rabies virus infects the central nervous system and is 100 percent fatal to dogs and cats—there is no treatment available. Fortunately, there is a vaccine to … Read moreIs Your Pet Vaccinated Against Rabies?