Pesky Parasites: Heartworms and Mosquitoes

What are heartworms?

Heartworms are internal parasites that live in the heart, lungs, and large blood vessels of the host-animal. They are most commonly found in dogs, but cats can have them too. Heartworm disease is one of the deadliest diseases that Continue reading

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Pesky Parasites: Ticks

Ticks are a type of external parasite that attach to a host-animal and feed off its blood. Dogs and cats are susceptible to ticks, but the likelihood of your pet getting ticks depends mostly on Continue reading

Pesky Parasites: Fleas

Cats and dogs are susceptible to a wide variety of internal and external parasites. In the spring and summer months, fleas, ticks, and heartworm pose the biggest threat to Continue reading