Is there Parvovirus in Dogs Going Around in Ohio?

By February 17, 2020 0 Comments

Parvovirus in dogs is a common virus that is transmitted from dog to dog. It can be fatal and is common in unvaccinated puppies and dogs.  We have heard reports of outbreaks in several places in Franklin County and Licking County.  Parvovirus, also known as ““Parvo,” invades the intestine causing nausea, vomiting, and severe bloody…

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How to Protect Yourself Against Tickborne Diseases

By February 7, 2020 0 Comments

Ticks are very common and tick borne diseases are become more prevalent every month in Licking County.  Just as you protect your dog with tick prevention medications, it is also important to protect yourself.  Everyone can take steps to prevent tick bites. Here are some tips:  Use Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered insect repellentsExternal containing DEET, picaridin, IR3535,…

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Will A Cold Ohio Winter Kill Ticks?

By January 25, 2020 0 Comments

It is common for some unaware dog owners to stop their tick prevention medication during the colder months. This brings up the question, “Will a cold Ohio winter kill ticks?” According to the Ohio Department of Health, cases of Lyme disease are reported in every month of the year with a gradual increase in the…

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Meet Charlie Boy After his Groom – See Photos

By January 16, 2020 0 Comments

Meet Charlie Boy, one of our lovely patients that came in for a bath and groom. If you have any grooming needs for your pets, give us a call. 740-587-1129. 

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When is the Safest Time to Neuter or Spay a Dog or Cat?

By January 10, 2020 0 Comments

Clients frequently ask when is the correct time to spay or neuter their pets. This is a question filled with controversy due to press coverage and information that is taken out of contest or even false claims in the press. Here is a very good and balanced article on Petplace: To Neuter or Not to…

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