Yes, parasite preventatives can help safeguard your pet from parasites, like ticks, and the diseases they carry, but these preventatives aren’t 100% protective – especially if pets don’t receive properly timed administration or doses. Thankfully, there’s another layer of protection to shield your dog from Lyme disease with a Lyme vaccine.
Amidst the worry and fear of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many pet owners have been left wondering whether their pets could be affected. Although more research is needed, there is currently no evidence that dogs, cats, or other domestic animals can either contract or transmit COVID-19.
When your pet is called into the veterinary office, a veterinary technician is always working to make sure that your pet is receiving the best medical care. Maybe you don’t know exactly what they do or how they earned their title, but veterinary technicians are valuable assets to veterinary clinics and hospitals everywhere.
As a responsible pet owner, the first choice you should make is to ensure you acquire your new puppy responsibly. Puppy mills are exactly what they sound like — large, for-profit facilities designed to produce as many puppies as possible.
We mostly view our dogs as loyal companions, but they can be so much more! With the right training, dogs are smart enough to be helpers, life-savers, and uplifters. These types of special dogs have different designations — service, working, or therapy — depending on the jobs they have been trained to do.