Parasites are a constant danger to your dog that can range from an annoyance to life-threatening. In this post, our Yucaipa vets will go over some of the parasites that your dog is at risk of contracting and why it is so important to prevent the infection and practice parasite control for dogs.
Dental health issues in dogs can be just as problematic as they are in people. If you've ever developed a cavity in one or more of your teeth, you know they can be uncomfortable. Dogs can develop cavities too and here, our Yucaipa vets explain the causes, symptoms, and treatments of cavities in dogs.
Although cats have a reputation for being solitary creatures, they are gregarious animals who thrive on building intimate ties with other animals. Today, our Yucaipa vets discuss getting another cat if you already have one, and how to introduce them to each other.
While they are a common external parasite, ear mites are highly contagious. They can severely irritate both ears and skin in cats and lead to infections that cause excessive itching, scratching, and eventual health issues. They are more common in cats than dogs and are fairly easy to treat. Here, our Yucaipa vets list symptoms, causes, and treatments for ear mites in cats.
Whipworms are a common parasite that makes a home in the large intestine and cecum of dogs, causing irritation and leading to a host of uncomfortable symptoms. Today, our Yucaipa vets explain more about whipworms in dogs including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Parvovirus is a highly contagious often deadly virus that is spread between dogs through contact with infected dogs or contaminated objects such as bowls or toys. Below, our Yucaipa vets share facts about parvovirus that you need to know to help keep your four-legged friend healthy.