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

By November 12, 2019 0 Comments

What’s The Risk of Worms in Cats 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 13cats tested positive for RoundwormsIn Licking County, Ohio from January 1…

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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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Risk of Tick Borne Diseases 2019 Licking County Ohio

By October 25, 2019 0 Comments

Risk of Tick Borne Diseases 2019 Licking County Ohio Lyme Disease Risk of Lyme Disease – 1 out of 25 dogs tested positive for Lyme Disease In Licking County, Ohio (279 out of 6,929*) In 2016, risk was – 1 out of 160 In 2014 – risk was 1 out of 203 In 2012 – risk was…

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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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