HOW TO REMOVE AND PREVENT TICKS IN YOUR DOG

Dr. Dawn Ruben Dermatology & Otic Diseases –  General Practice & Preventative Medicine TREATMENT AND PREVENTION Ticks, as with fleas, are irritating little insects that prey on dogs. Their goal in life is to find a warm-blooded creature so that they can...

HOW TO CONTROL AND PREVENT FLEAS ON YOUR DOG

Dr. Doug Brum General Practice & Preventative Medicine UNDERSTANDING THE FLEA For millions of pets and people, the tiny flea is a remorseless enemy. The flea is a small, brown, wingless insect that uses specialized mouthparts to pierce the skin and siphon blood....

HEARTWORM PREVENTION GUIDELINES FOR DOGS

Cardiology –  General Practice & Preventative Medicine GUIDELINES Canine heartworm disease is a serious parasitic disease caused by a long, thin worm that lives in the blood vessels and heart of infected dogs. The disease is spread from dog to dog (and to...

GROOMING YOUR DOG

General Practice & Preventative Medicine A GUIDE TO GROOMING Although it’s often overlooked, grooming is an important part of your dog’s health program. Routine brushing and combing removes dead hair and dirt and prevents matting. Because it stimulates the...

Gastrointestinal Parasites in dogs

We carry an extensive inventory of veterinary pharmaceutical items, supplies, and medications, and are now able to provide many custom compounded pharmaceuticals such as flavored liquids and transdermal preparations. These special preparations are particularly useful...

FEEDING YOUR ADULT DOG

WHAT SHOULD YOU FEED? Your dog knows that what’s on your plate is infinitely better than what he’s eating at the moment – and you may be tempted to prove it by giving him some. Before you do, remember that good nutrition and a balanced diet are essential elements for...