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Top 10 Myths About Heartworm Disease in Your Pet

Understanding parasites and pets can be tricky, especially with the variations in disease transmission, life cycle, and prevention. This is the case with heartworm disease, a complex mosquito-borne illness now seen frequently. So, let’s put to rest common myths regarding this deadly disease. Myth: Pets in Montana don’t require heartworm prevention in winter. Truth: Pets [...]

Figuring Out Your Feline: Interpreting Cat Communication Cues

Unraveling the mystery that is your feline friend can be quite challenging. Cuddly and welcoming one moment, then spitting fire the next, a cat’s mood may change in an instant, seemingly without cause. Cats can communicate using the slightest change in body posture, often making it difficult for owners to identify and interpret mood shifts. [...]

Cold Weather Care for Pets

Cold weather can be more than uncomfortable, it can be downright dangerous. When temperatures drop, keep a watchful eye on your pet—age, health, and exposure time can impact your pet’s ability to handle the cold. Here are some tips to keep your pet cozy and safe this winter.   Outdoor conditions Before you head outside, [...]

By |2019-02-08T18:37:19+00:00February 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Leptospirosis on the Rise: Is Your Pet at Risk?

Be on alert: With more than 250 known strains of leptospirosis, this potentially fatal disease is on the rise. Caused by a spiral-shaped bacterium known as a spirochete (nope, there’s no relation to a parakeet), leptospirosis, or “lepto,” is a widespread disease that is becoming more common here in Billings. Here’s what you need to [...]

By |2019-02-08T18:32:56+00:00February 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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