Monthly Archives: June 2018

Heartworms in Cats

Heartworms, which are spread by mosquitoes, can cause serious health complications in pets. Although heartworms are more commonly diagnosed in dogs, cats are also at risk for this disease. CONTACT US FOR A HEART-TO-HEART TALK ABOUT HEARTWORMS Megan Arroyo, a veterinary student at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, explained how […]

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Do You Have a New Pet Bird?

The most valuable step for a new bird owner is to locate an experienced avian veterinarian, preferably one who is a member of the Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV). Farnam Pet Hospital’s Dr. Matthew Merkwan is an AAV member and your go-to choice. The AAV recommends a veterinary examination of any newly purchased bird within […]

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Keep Your Family Together — Microchip Your Pet

During this stormy and noisy season, more pets run off and are lost than at any other time of year. A key to being reunited with a lost pet is a microchip. If your pet does have a microchip, make sure it is checked yearly to ensure it is working. Not all microchips are created […]

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