Author: Rachele Baker, DVM

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 mosquitoes. 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...


Food Allergies In Dogs

By Rachele Baker, DVM – Dogs can be allergic to many things including food, fleas, things floating in the air such as pollen, molds, and dust mites (atopy), or anything that touches their skin such...