Why Pet Wellness Care Should be a Priority

Cordova_iStock_000023664953_LargeHow do you know if your pet is healthy? Ask most owners, and they will say it’s because their pet “seems fine.” Instead of prevention-based care, this assumption means a disease or condition has progressed before a pet has even been examined.

The problem with this approach is evident – without consistent wellness exams, many illnesses or conditions cannot be diagnosed or prevented. Since we want to extend the life of every pet, let’s explore why pet wellness care should be the focal point of health and wellbeing. Continue…

When Springtime Bites: Practicing Parasite Prevention

mosquito silhouette on concrete textured surfaceWhen it comes to spring, thoughts of vacations, sunny afternoons, bountiful gardens, and outdoor grilling come to mind. However, parasite prevention should also top your list of important things to consider this time of year.

Sure, just thinking about fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes is enough to make your skin crawl, but protecting your pet (and your family) against these harmful pests is essential all year long!   

The Problem with Pests

Besides being annoying, parasites can transmit serious diseases to pets and to people. Continue…