Kennel cough basics
Infectious Tracheobronchitis, commonly known as kennel cough, is a bronchitis illness characterized by a harsh, hacking cough. Most people say the cough sounds as though their dog has something stuck in his throat. Kennel cough is similar to a chest cold in humans and will generally resolve itself on its own with no medications necessary. […]
Most people have heard of distemper in dogs, but few know exactly what it is. Distemper is a viral disease, which affects the gastrointestinal, respiratory, and central nervous systems in dogs. The canine distemper virus (CDV) causes the disease. It is highly contagious, and is often fatal. While canine distemper is found around the world, […]
Vaccinations for puppies?
Question: Why is it important for my puppy to get vaccinated? What vaccinations does he need? Answer: Vaccines stimulate the body to form antibodies to fight certain viral diseases that can cause serious and potentially life threatening diseases. There is great debate which vaccines are essential and how often should they be given. Core, or […]
Adult dog vaccinations?
Question: How often do I need to get my adult dog vaccinated, and what vaccines does he need or not need? Answer: The core vaccines recommended by the American Veterinary Medical Association for adult dogs are Rabies and DA2PP vaccines. While there is currently some controversy on the frequency, every 3 years for DA2PP is […]
The best way to keep your dog healthy is to get her vaccinated! Vaccines can prevent many diseases including rabies and Parvovirus. Learn more about vaccines and their benefits.
The importance of vaccinations
Why prevention is the best cure