New Study Shows Link Between Ticks and Kidney Disease

New Study Shows Link Between Ticks and Kidney Disease

Article by Mellissa Beall, DVM, PhD | Found on PetHealthNetwork

Tick encounters are increasingly hard to avoid. These adaptable parasites are responsible for spreading a variety of diseasesthroughout the United States, and their range is increasing. Unfortunately, due to issues, such as mice and deer . . . → Read More: New Study Shows Link Between Ticks and Kidney Disease

5 Ways Indoor Cats Can Get Fleas or Ticks

5 Ways Indoor Cats Can Get Fleas or Ticks

Article by Cheryl Lock | Found on PetMD

Keeping your cat indoors can help prevent him from getting lost, from getting into altercations with other animals, and from a whole host of other harmful issues. However, if you avoid giving your feline friend flea and . . . → Read More: 5 Ways Indoor Cats Can Get Fleas or Ticks

6 Signs Your Flea Medication Isn’t Working

Article by By John Gilpatrick | Featured on PetMD

Fleas are extremely unwelcome intruders for pet and owner alike. When these pesky little biters make their way onto your pet and into your home, it takes some heavy duty stuff to get them gone.

But what happens if your pet’s flea medication proves fruitless? . . . → Read More: 6 Signs Your Flea Medication Isn’t Working

Brain Inflammation Due to Parasitic Infection in Dogs

Encephalitis Secondary to Parasitic Migration in Dogs

Brain inflammation, also known as encephalitis, may be due to a variety of factors. For instance, parasites can migrate into the dog’s central nervous system (CNS), gain entry via blood or through adjacent tissues, including the middle ear, natural opening in the skull, nasal cavities and cribriform . . . → Read More: Brain Inflammation Due to Parasitic Infection in Dogs

Scientists zero in on brown dog tick control

Scientists zero in on brown dog tick control

A little pest can really tick off dogs and their owners. In addition to homeowners and canines, the pesticide industry has also been trying to find a way to vanquish the Brown Dog Tick for years.

But help is on the way, courtesy of . . . → Read More: Scientists zero in on brown dog tick control

Parvo in Dogs

Canine Parvovirus Infection in Dogs

   

From Pet MD http://www.petmd.com/dog/conditions/infectious-parasitic/c_dg_canine_parvovirus_infection

The canine parvovirus (CPV) infection is a highly contagious viral illness that affects dogs. The virus manifests itself in two different forms. The more common form is the intestinal form, which is characterized by vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss, and lack of appetite (anorexia). . . . → Read More: Parvo in Dogs