Risk of Canine Flu on the Rise

We have been receiving reports of outbreaks of the Canine Influenza Vaccine (CIV), also known as the dog flu, in the south of the country. We have concern that outbreaks may occur locally with so many dogs that travel this time of year.   Canine Influenza Vaccine was originally identified in 2005 and news of it…

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Can Other Bugs besides Ticks Spread Lyme Disease?

Ticks common in Granville Ohio

I recently had a question asking if other bugs besides ticks can spread Lyme Disease. Here is the answer. Researchers have found spirochetes in mosquitoes and other blood-sucking insects. But it has not been proven that they can transmit the infection. A tick is uniquely suited to carry and spread Lyme disease. Spirochetes have co-evolved…

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Keep Your Pet Safe This Memorial Day – Learn About Common Dangers

Memorial Day dangers

Memorial Day is a time for block parties, picnics in the park, barbecuing, or just sitting at your favorite stream, with fishing rod in hand and your dog at your side. Whatever you do to kick back this holiday weekend, keep in mind a few Memorial Day concerns regarding your pets, parties and outdoor activities….

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Using Sileo for Noise Induced Anxiety in Dogs

As we mentioned the other day, we see several dogs with noise induced anxiety. Most recently this was from storms but we see it all year with fire works and construction related noises.  We gave you some tips but also wanted to let you know about this product. We have had really good luck with this medication called…

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Dealing with Noise Anxiety in Dogs

We have had several calls and appointments for dogs that have noise induced anxiety. Most often results from storms but can also be fireworks and other noises.  Below are some tips to deal with this behavior. Tips to deal with Noise Anxiety in Dogs Restrict or minimize exposure to noises that cause your dog to be afraid….

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