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Allergies In Pets Podcast

By Rachele Baker, DVM – In this very interesting podcast from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Dr. Daniel Morris, a veterinary dermatologist, discusses allergies in pets including food allergies and allergies to airborne allergens....

Mosquitos transmit heartworm disease to dogs and cats

Heartworm Disease In Dogs and Cats

By Rachele Baker, DVM – Heartworm disease is a serious disease transmitted by mosquitos. Heartworms (Dirofilaria immitis) invade the heart, lungs, and blood vessels of affected animals. Heartworm disease can result in severe lung disease, heart failure,...

Coughing In Cats

Coughing In Cats

By Rachele Baker, DVM – Some people think that the primary reason that cats cough is to cough up hairballs. However, coughing in cats can be caused by serious medical problems such as feline asthma, heartworm disease, or fungal infections. This post will discuss some...