Ticks

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) in Dogs
This disease is transmitted by ticks faster than most others.
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Flea and Tick Insecticide Poisoning in Cats Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
Flea and Tick Insecticide Poisoning in Cats
One of the most commonly presenting emergencies I see is accidental poisoning of cats by their well-intentioned pet owners. They often put “small dog” flea medication onto their “big cat,” without appropriately consulting with their veterinarian or reading the label carefully, resulting in severe poisoning in cats.
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Family and dog silhouette Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
Pets, Parasites, and Protecting the Family
All dogs and cats are at risk for parasites. Many parasites, like roundworms, are zoonotic, meaning they can be spread from pets to people.
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Ticks 101 Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Ticks 101
As the weather around the country gets warmer, our pets spend more time outside. However, being in the great outdoors can expose them to ticks and tick-borne illnesses.
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Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Why a Little Limp or Lameness is Important to Get Checked Out!
Every dog or cat will at some point limp or appear to be lame.
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What is Bothering Your Cat? It Could Be Feline Allergies Cat Diseases & Conditions A-Z
What is Bothering Your Cat? It Could Be Feline Allergies
Cat allergies are generally divided into 3 main categories: flea allergy, environmental allergies (atopic dermatitis), and food allergy. Feline flea allergies and environmental allergies are the most common.
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Protecting Your Cat from Fleas and Ticks Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
Protecting Your Cat from Fleas and Ticks
Fleas and ticks can carry disease so it's important to protect your cat from them.
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Lyme disease in dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Lyme Disease in Dogs
Lyme disease is caused by a corkscrew-shaped microscopic organism, or spirochete, called Borrelia burgdorferi.
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Dog sleeping on couch Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Canine Anaplasmosis
Ticks are not only disgusting little blood-sucking creatures, they are dangerous, too.
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Dog napping Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Canine Babesiosis
Canine babesiosis is a tick-borne disease caused by a blood parasite that infects your dog’s red blood cells.
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