Cat Trivia – Did you know?

Cat Trivia

I thought today we’d share a little cat trivia. Enjoy!  What is the normal heart rate of a cat? How does that compare to a human? The normal heart rate of a cat is anywhere from 150 to 210 beats per minute. Most humans have a heart rate of approximately 60 to 80 beats per…

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Why Do Cats Urinate Outside the Litterbox?

By April 28, 2017 0 Comments

There are many reasons cats may urinate outside the litter box. Veterinarians commonly refer to this situation is “Inappropriate Urination”. The key is trying to figure out why.  This is one of the most frustrating problems cat lovers and veterinarians deal with. Inappropriate Urination is the most common reason cats are “put outside” or most…

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What Does Bad Breath from Your Dog or Cat Mean?

By April 3, 2017 0 Comments

Bad breath may mean there is an issue with your pet’s teeth and gums. But it may also be a sign of a more serious medical condition. Either way, if dental conditions are left untreated, you may put your pet at risk for problems in their mouth (periodontitis) or with internal organs (heart disease). The…

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Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know

By March 22, 2017 0 Comments
Granville Veterinary Clinic Lyme Positive Map

Lyme – Ohio Under Attack       February 2017    Dwight D. Bowman, MS, PhD lecture Midwest Vet Convention What is different about ticks now?  Tick biology has not changed, it is the same tick biology that your parents or grandparents learned in vet school.  At that time the one host tick of cattle (Rhipicephalus Annulatus) was most…

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Risk of Tick Borne Diseases 2016 Licking County Ohio

By March 7, 2017 0 Comments
Ticks common in Granville Ohio

Risk of Lyme Disease – 1 out of 113 dogs tested positive for Lyme Disease (83 out of 9,408*) NOTE: In 2011 – risk was 1 out of 1,270 In 2014 – risk was 1 out of 200   Risk of Ehrlichiosis – 1 out of 140 dogs tested positive for Ehrlichiosis (67 out of…

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