June 1, 2020

Exotic & Pocket Pets

Pet Chickens – 3 Things You Should Know

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

Have you ever thought about having chickens as pets? To some, it may sound like an unusual pet to have, but having pet chickens can be quite fun and rewarding! Some of you may know this about me already, but I have a small flock of 6 chickens at my house. And I love having […]

May 4, 2020

Wellness & Prevention

Ticks and How to Deal With Them

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

They’re creepy and crawly. They’re blood-sucking. And chances are, they’re closer to you than you think. I’m talking about ticks! It’s possible that the thought of a gross, blood-sucking insect gives you the creeps. But, did you know that in addition to being gross, ticks also can be the source for multiple different diseases that […]

March 2, 2020

General Medical Issues Surgery Wellness & Prevention

Pyometra (Infections of the Uterus) in Pets

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

You may remember reading a previous blog post about spaying your female dog or cat. If you haven’t read that post, please do (and not just because I wrote it)! It has some good information in it regarding your pet’s health. In that post, I mentioned one risk of our animal friends not being spayed is […]