This magnified image (above) is of a mosquito proboscis, or nose. So much for Eskimo kisses. (Note to self: Buy bug spray.) Slightly less scary is the leg. Mosquitos and Your Dog If a mosquito carrying babies (called microfilariae) bites your dog, these microfilariae get injected into the bloodstream….
Thinking Spring? Think Heartworm, Flea and Tick Prevention
It is time for the annual spring ritual in the pet world–heartworm, flea and tick prevention. Here is what we recommend: Get a yearly blood test for your dog. It isn’t just heartworms we are concerned about. Our 4-way test checks for Heartworm and 3 tick related diseases (Lyme disease, Anaplasmosis and Ehrlichiosis) with one…