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Longhorned Tick & Lyme Disease

Sep 24

Categories: Blog, Lyme disease, Ticks

Longhorned Tick: The Lyme Disease Association reports that according to the National Veterinary Services Laboratory, the Haemaphysalis longicornis tick (otherwise known as the East Asian or Longhorned tick) was found in Virginia, appearing on an orphaned calf on a beef farm in Albemarle County. The longhorned tick has since been identified in Warren County. As of 5/21/18, […]
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Dog Flu Diagnosis: Identifying Canine Influenza

Jun 30

Categories: Blog, Dog flu

Dog Flu should be suspected in dogs with respiratory signs. Because of the increasing prevalence of Dog Flu (canine influenza), the rapid spread of the infection among dogs, and the potential for up to 20% of dogs to have a severe disease course, veterinarians and other pet care professionals should examine further any dogs with […]
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AAHA Day is on July 22nd

Jun 30

Categories: Blog

AAHA Day is on July 22nd
This year, we celebrate AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) Day on July 22nd! The American Animal Hospital Association is the only organization to accredit companion animal veterinary hospitals in the US and Canada. Nearly 60 percent of pet owners believe their veterinary hospital is accredited when it is not. In actuality, only 12-15% of veterinary hospitals in the United States […]
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Dog Ticks

Jun 18

Categories: Blog, Lyme disease, Ticks

Dog Ticks
Dog Ticks are one of a dog owner’s worst nightmares. They are attracted to heat and motion, and generally seek out mammals, such as dogs. Ticks are parasitic arthropods that sustain themselves by feeding off of their host. Although most tick bites do not result in disease, you can never be too careful. After taking […]
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Dog Ticks

Mar 18

Categories: Blog, Lyme disease, Pet safety, Ticks

Dog ticks are usually found in the woods, trees, tall grass and shrubs. Humans, dogs, and other animals that enter these areas are at risk getting a tick. Young dog ticks often feed on small, wild animals that are found in forests and prairies. Adult dog ticks tend to seek larger hosts, such as dogs […]
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