Canine parvovirus (i.e., parvo) is a serious infection that spreads alarmingly through susceptible populations, especially young and unvaccinated dogs. Brief exposure, such as being in the wrong place at the wrong time, can cause your dog to quickly develop a life-threatening condition. Despite effective vaccines, parvo remains a common cause of death in young dogs,… Continue reading What Dog Owners Should Know About Parvovirus
Something in the Water: Giardia and Pets Giardia is a microscopic single-celled parasite that can cause tremendous trouble in your pet’s intestinal tract. All mammals, including humans, dogs, and cats, can contract and transmit this parasitic infection. By learning about this common parasite and how it’s spread, you can help protect your pet from Giardia’s… Continue reading What is Giardia?