Top Summer Tips for Pet Owners

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Summer. It’s that time of year that so many people all around the world celebrate. People and their pets may enjoy the longer days and warmer weather. However, the warm weather is not without its downsides. Being informed and taking the right precautions could be the difference between you and your pet having fun outside […]

Canine Parainfluenza


What is Canine Parainfluenza?  Canine parainfluenza is a virus that can contribute to respiratory infections, often lumped together as kennel cough. A more technical term for the condition is infectious tracheobronchitis. Dogs may develop the illness from different viruses or bacteria, including Bordetella.  The most common symptom of canine parainfluenza is coughing. Affected dogs may […]

Canine Infectious Hepatitis


Canine infectious hepatitis is generally caused by canine adenovirus type I, closely related to canine adenovirus type II. While hepatitis generally refers to inflammation of the liver, infectious hepatitis may also affect other body systems. This includes your dog’s blood vessels, kidneys, lungs, and eyes, in addition to the liver. Spreading Your dog can become […]

Canine Distemper


Canine Distemper When you bring your dog to the veterinarian, one of the preventative care measures generally recommended is a vaccination against a complex of viruses. That includes the canine distemper virus. Many veterinary hospitals around the world utilize a vaccine that also protects against canine parvovirus: Another similarly dangerous viral infection which we mentioned […]

Feline Panleukopenia


Feline Panleukopenia Feline panleukopenia [ pan-loo-kuh-pee-nee-uh ] is often referred to by other names, such as feline distemper. Historically, it was associated with high fatality rates in kittens. However, the widespread use of vaccinations in many areas of the world has greatly decreased its incidence. What is Feline Panleukopenia? Feline panleukopenia is caused by a […]


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Parvovirus When you have a puppy, it’s very important to protect it with immunizations. While you are probably familiar with the rabies vaccine, there is one that’s just as important: the parvovirus vaccine. This one is usually given in combination with protection against distemper.  What is Parvovirus?  Parvovirus is a virus that is typically thought […]

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