October 1, 2018

General Medical Issues

The Top 5 Health Problems Your Pet May Be Hiding

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

We all do our best to make sure that our pets are staying healthy and happy. We make sure they have their favorite snacks and toys, and we give their medications on time and their heartworm prevention each month. But sometimes, our pets are having significant health problems and we aren’t even aware of them. […]

September 3, 2018

General Wellness & Prevention

Prevention is the Key to Being Flea-Free!

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

Did you know that fleas were responsible for transmitting the Bubonic Plague (Black Death) in the Middle Ages? One quarter of Europe’s population died as a result of those fleas and the disease they carried. Just the thought of these parasites is enough to make your skin crawl! While we aren’t facing Bubonic Plague in […]

August 6, 2018

General Medical Issues

Feline Heartworm Disease

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

Many people have heard about heartworm disease, heartworm testing, and heartworm prevention for dogs, but how come no one discusses heartworm disease in cats? Feline hearworm disease does exist, and here is what you need to know. Can cats get heartworms? Yes. Both dogs and cats can get heartworm disease through a bite from an […]