Rabies in Dogs and Cats

dog and skunk

What is Rabies in Dogs and Cats? Rabies is a viral disease capable of infecting ANY mammal, including humans, dogs, cats, wildlife, and production animals. It is not carried by, nor does it affect, birds, reptiles, fish, or any other non-mammals. Insects, ticks, and other … [Read more...]

Canine Distemper

Vaccinating your dog is key to preventing canine distemper.

Canine distemper is a virus that causes serious illness.  There is no known cure and the virus affects dogs and certain species of wildlife, such as raccoons, wolves, foxes, and skunks.  The virus is spread through the air and by direct contact with an infected animal.  The … [Read more...]

Parvo Infection in Dogs

Golden Retriever puppy

Canine parvo virus has been around since the 1970s.  It is highly contagious and is passed directly from dog to dog, or indirectly through ingestion of parvo infected dog feces.  Puppies are especially prone to becoming infected with the parvo virus.  When they are first … [Read more...]