Is Your Dog’s Heartworm Testing Up To Date?
Is Your Dog’s Heartworm Testing Up To Date? With all the rain, this year we are having a big mosquito and flea problem Call us for your dog’s yearly heartworm test. It is a simple blood draw which takes 10 minutes. A monthly chewable is given to kill any mosquito transmitted larva to your dog […]
Breeder Discount Progesterone Testing Available
Breeder Discount Progesterone Testing Available We provide progesterone testing for best breeding timing for breeders who do serial testing. Dr. Barrett has set up with Idexx labs to provide a discount for serial testing. There must be 3 or more tests to get this discount and cost is $75/test and the first 3 are paid […]
Canine Influenza – What You Need to Know
CIV Outbreak A little more than two months ago, veterinarians in the Chicago area noticed a sharp increase in the number of dogs coming into their clinics with respiratory illness. The disease was first thought to be Canine Influenza Virus, H3N8, which is a respiratory pathogen of dogs that was first isolated in Florida in […]
How Much Should You Feed Your Pet?
How Much Should You Feed Your Pet? By Stefanie Wong, DVM Watt Avenue Pet Hospital – Veterinary Sacramento It’s a great question to ask. Here, I’ll break down the calculations that we make when figuring out how much your pet should be eating. The first thing you should know how to calculate is what […]
Healthy Smiles for Healthy Pets
Healthy Smiles for Healthy Pets Watt Avenue Pet Hospital – Veterinary Sacramento Learn More About Animal Dental Care! Pet Oral Health Facts: 1. Over 70% of dogs and cats have visible tartar and gingivitis by age three. 2. Oral disease is the most frequently diagnosed health problem for pets. 3. Tooth and gum disease is […]
Texas Veterinarian Accused of Cruelty Indicted
Shared from a recent newsletter: Texas veterinarian accused of cruelty indicted; has license suspended for five years by veterinary board. Millard Lucien Tierce, DVM, faces jail time in addition to veterinary board’s order. The Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners has suspended the license of Millard Lucien Tierce, DVM, 71, the Fort Worth veterinarian […]
New AVMA Resources on Ebola & Pets
Shared from a recent newsletter: Since questions began to arise about the potential for pets to become ill from or spread the Ebola virus, the AVMA has convened and organized several working groups with the USDA, CDC, and other agencies and experts to help develop protocols about the Ebola virus and animals. Today we have […]