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Feline Leukemia Virus and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus

What Are Feline Leukemia Virus and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus? Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is contagious among cats. Unlike many other viruses that enter specific cells ...

Marijuana and Dogs and Cats: A Risky Combination

Sedation or Agitation The most common side effects of marijuana intoxication are “drunkenness” (with pets appearing impaired and uncoordinated), sedation and urinary incontinence. THC and other cannabinoids ...

Leptospirosis Vaccine for Dogs

Leptospirosis is a potentially serious disease caused by the bacterium Leptospira interrogans. It affects dogs but can also infect a wide variety of domestic and ...

Conjunctivitis in dogs and cats

Dogs and cats alike can be affected by conjunctivitis, an inflammation of the tissues surrounding the inner eyelids and white part of the eyes that ...

Heatstroke in Dog and Cats

Heatstroke is a life-threatening condition suffered when a pet is unable to lower its body temperature. Cells in the body become damaged when the core ...

Intestinal Parasites in Dogs and Cats

Signs of parasites can vary depending on the type of parasite involved, the number of worms and the age and health status of the pet. ...

Lyme Disease in Dogs

Lyme disease is one of a number of frustratingly common tick-borne diseases that are regarded by both veterinarians and human physicians as stubborn, insidious, and ...

Ehrlichiosis: What You Should Know About This Tick-Borne Disease

Ehrlichiosis is a disease caused by bacteria of the Ehrlichia family. Several species of the Ehrlichia bacteria are known to exist, some of which can ...

Canine Heartworm Testing

Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal condition that affects dogs, cats, and up to 30 other species of animals. It is caused by ...