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Many of us have seen a snake or two over the years, but have you ever picked one up (we do NOT recommend you try this!) and counted the scales in the mid dorsal, anal, tail and upper and lower labial region or noted the presence of a loreal scale? If you haven’t examined a snake closely […]
How is it spread?The Heartworm larvae is spread by mosquito bites. If a mosquito sucks blood from an infected animal and then feeds from your dog or cat, it may become infected. Why is it dangerous?Heartworms interrupt blood flow and can cause congestive heart failure (CHF), or sudden death. Heartworm disease is difficult to treat […]
Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) is the virus that can lead to AIDS in our treasured feline friends. Unfortunately symptoms of cat that may have FIV are not obvious, that’s why we recommend testing. Once a cat becomes infected with FIV there is an unknown length of time before they will start to become unwell and show signs and symptoms. […]
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