Posts Categorized: Pet Health

It’s Flu Season Even for Dogs – New Canine Influenza Strain

No Comments

Last year, the dog flu hit Chicago with a vengeance. A new strain of dog flu has been spreading in the United States with the main area of concern at this time is in the West. One recent case has occurred in Montana. Also the Washington State Health Department is warning pet owners about the possible spread of this new strain. Seattle has been affected where at least 90 dogs have been exposed and some dogs testing positive for the disease. (more…)

Heartworms and Heartworm Disease in Dogs and Cats

No Comments
Categories: Pet Health

Heartworms Can Cause Serious Disease that can be Fatal for Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious and possibly deadly disease that affects pet cats and dogs in the United States and elsewhere in the world. Heartworm disease is caused by foot-long worms known as heartworms, that find a place in the heart, lungs and blood vessels of affected pet cats and dogs, and cause lung disease, heart failure as well as serious damage to other organs in the pet’s body. (more…)