Heartworm disease in dogs is nothing new. In fact, the American Heartworm Society was established in 1974 to help further education and awareness about this nasty parasite and the dangers it poses to our dogs and cats. Even more concerning is that this disease is on the rise nationwide, making it something that needs to […]
Recently, there’s been a lot of news in New Jersey with vets warning about increased instances of the disease leptospirosis in dogs due likely to the milder winter we had. The disease is potentially serious, caused by the bacterium Leptospira interrogans. Because of this increased risk, we’ve put together this list on what you need […]
In case you missed it, we made the news, and were on the front page of the New Jersey Herald yesterday. We were featured for our pet photos with Santa, which was a huge success! Check out our feature article and some great photos here: http://www.njherald.com/20161212/animal-hospital-hosts-pet-photos-with-santa#.
Pet ownership comes with a lot of responsibilities, and routine veterinary care as well as injury and illness management are a large part of those costs. Understanding pet insurance is a good step to determining if – and what – coverage is right for you and your pet. Being prepared before something happens ensures that […]
Heartworms are a parasite that dogs are susceptible to. They are relatively inexpensive to prevent, but very costly to treat, and left untreated, can be fatal. While most people know that heartworm preventative is a must if you own a dog, not everyone realizes that it’s incredibly important to keep your dog on preventative treatment […]
Have you heard the news? There’s a brand new flea and tick prevention for dogs, and it tastes great (at least that’s what our patients seem to say…if they could talk)! It’s Bravecto®! Get Rid of That Itch! Bravecto is a long acting 12 week flea and tick control in a safe, chew tablet for your […]