Why Do I Need To Vaccinate My Pet?

Download Vaccination is an important weapon against infectious diseases. Some diseases, like rabies, are transmissible to humans, so protecting your pets also protects your family members and community. Pets that stay indoors also can be exposed to infectious diseases, so even indoor cats can benefit from vaccinations. Vaccines are safe and generally well tolerated by

Traveling With Your Dog

Download Bring enough of your dog’s regular food and medication for the duration of the trip. If you plan to travel with your pet, let your veterinarian know ahead of time; your dog may need a health certificate, or there may be other health issues to address.    How Can I Make the Travel Experience

Vaccine Titer Testing

Download Vaccine titer tests measure the level of specific antibodies in a pet’s blood. Titer tests can help determine whether a puppy’s or kitten’s immune system has responded appropriately to an initial vaccine series. Some veterinarians use vaccine titer tests to help guide decisions regarding whether a pet should be revaccinated for certain diseases. What

Winter Hazards and Your Cat

Download Cats are attracted to the sweet smell and taste of antifreeze, but if eaten, this toxin can quickly cause kidney failure. Outdoor cats depend on people for their warmth and survival during the winter months; special steps need to be taken to keep these cats safe. Holidays are a time for celebration but can

Treating Heartworm Disease

Download Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal condition that damages the heart, lungs, and related blood vessels. Dogs and cats are at risk for becoming infected with heartworms. Heartworm disease in dogs is treatable, but in some cases, treatment can be costly and complicated. There are no approved products for heartworm treatment in

Vaccine-Associated Sarcomas in Cats

Download Vaccine-associated sarcomas are cancerous tumors that occur at vaccination sites in cats. Approximately 1 to 2 out of every 10,000 vaccinated cats develop this condition. Your cat should be seen by a veterinarian if you notice swelling at the vaccination site that grows larger after 1 month, is bigger than 2 cm (0.79 inches),