Cat Scratch Fever

It’s more than a song; it’s a disease of cats that can be transmitted to people. This is a fever spread by cat scratches. In fact, it involves infection by bacteria of the genus Bartonella. Of the 24 Bartonella species, 14 of which can infect humans and five of which are harbored by cats. The […]

Pets and Pride!

June is Pride month, the time the LGBT community with its allies commemorate the Stonewall riots that happened 49 years ago on June 28, 1969. On this day, unplanned violent demonstrations by members of the gay (LGBT) community occurred in response to a police raid in the early morning hours at the Stonewall Inn in […]

Veterinary Medications – Why You Should Purchase From Your Veterinarian

Veterinary medications and prescription products can range from medications for specific diseases, infections, prescription diets, cancer medications as well as preventive drugs for things such as heartworm, fleas and ticks. Whether your dog or cat needs an antibiotic, a heart medication of something to protect them from parasites, pet owners today face a range of […]

Canine Pot Ingestion

Marijuana is enjoyed recreationally and medicinally around the world. While people find the effects of marijuana pleasant and can benefit from it’s many effects when used to treat illnesses, dogs are not so fortunate. A little bit about the plant: Cannabinoids are the active chemicals contained in marijuana plants and the effects of cannabinoids are […]