heartworms fleas and ticks

Fleas and Ticks and Heartworms…. Oh My!

Spring is finally here! As the weather warms up, many people start thinking more about the creepy crawlies their pets can get. Things like fleas, ticks, and heartworms are at the top of a lot of peoples’ minds this time of year. Here are some things to consider when looking for flea, tick, and heartworm…

Ducky and chocolate toxin

What to Do if Your Pet Ingests a Toxin

Most people have been there. You either walk into another room and find a mess or you come home from work and find ripped open packages of something containing a toxin. When I was in vet school, I myself found an empty bag of chocolate chips that my Cocker Spaniel, Ducky (that’s him in the…

5 Myths About Dogs

Here are 5 common myths about dogs and their care. We hear lots of myths about dogs around the veterinary hospital. Today, I’d like to share some of the most common myths and the actual truth behind them. 1. Dogs don’t see color.  Dogs do not see everything in shades of gray. Instead, they see…