Since a single female flea can produce up to 2,000 eggs in her three-week lifespan, a dog can become quickly infested. Tick bites are even more dangerous. A single tick bite can transmit Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, tularemia, ehrlichiosis, and other diseases. Signs and symptoms of tick-borne
A dog's ear canal has a vertical and a horizontal component. This predisposes dogs to ear infections because debris must work its way upward rather than straight out. Allergies are the most common cause as the irritation promotes the accumulation of ear wax, skin oil, and other debris; which
Training Through Consistency, Clear Communication, and Fair Leadership The Training Method The beautiful thing about dogs is that every dog is different; their personality, temperaments, behaviors, learning styles, etc. An effective training program is tailored to an individual dog’s needs and learning style while focusing on maintaining a positive relationship
Our pets suffer from the same airborne allergies as we do. Environmental allergies are the second-most common cause of allergic reactions in pets, after flea allergy dermatitis. Common Triggers: Grasses, pollens, trees, and ragweed. Early signs are usually seasonal but may be seen all year.
Stress Colitis is a common issue among pets and a frequent reason for treatment with our patients. Just as it is in humans, colitis is an inflammation of the large intestine that results in bacterial overgrowth (an imbalance of good and bad bacteria).