What’s The Risk of Feline Leukemia and Feline AIDS in Cats in Licking County in 2019?

By November 26, 2019 0 Comments

What’s The Risk of Feline Leukemia and Feline AIDS in Cats in Licking County in 2019? I thought I’d share some numbers from the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPCvet.org) about the risk of feline leukemia virus (FELV) and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV or Feline Aids) in Licking County in 2019.  We recommend testing any new…

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Dr. Geoff Wilson & His Amazing Journey

By November 5, 2019 0 Comments

Note From Dr. Wagner: I wanted to share a personal note today.  On November 5th, 2019 there will be a man on a mission, launching into the abyss of Antarctica. No, it is not me but a colleague, another veterinarian that I know in Australia. He, in fact, attended my daughter’s wedding here in Ohio…

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What’s The Risk of Worms in Dogs in Licking County in 2019?

By November 1, 2019 0 Comments

What’s The Risk of Worms in Dogs in Licking County in 2019? Some clients ask why we do routine fecal examinations (commonly referred to as “fecals” so I thought I’d share some numbers from the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPCvet.org). Roundworms – 1 out of 46dogs tested positive for RoundwormsIn Licking County, Ohio from January 1…

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When is it Safe to Go Off Flea, Tick and Heartworm Prevention in Ohio?

By October 19, 2019 0 Comments

When is it Safe to Go Off Flea, Tick and Heartworm Prevention in Ohio? This is a little bit of a trick question. The answer is there is no safe time. Based on the frequency and risk of Lyme disease in Licking county and the surrounding counties, year round prevention is recommended. 

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What You Should Know about Driving with Your Pet

By September 22, 2019 0 Comments

I’d like to share additional risks of dogs in cars. The risk associated with pets in vehicles doesn’t end with heatstroke. Just as you should always wear a seatbelt, your pet should always be properly restrained while in the vehicle. That means a secure harness or a carrier. The dangers include: Being distracted by dogs…

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