Foxtails in a Field

Foxtails In Dogs And Cats

By Rachele Baker, DVM – Foxtails can be a serious problem for dogs and cats. Foxtails are more commonly a problem in dogs, but cats that go outside can also pick up foxtails. Foxtails are...

Itchy Mastiff

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 mosquitoes. Heartworms (Dirofilaria immitis) invade the heart, lungs, and blood vessels of affected animals. Heartworm disease can result in severe lung disease, heart failure,...