Ticks and Lyme Disease

  • September 30, 2019

Ticks are one of the toughest parasites to prevent and to kill. They are hardy little buggers, not to mention, down right gross.  Ticks carry a wide variety of diseases that can be passed onto our pets as these pests take their blood…

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Online Medication Purchases – What are the risks?

  • March 31, 2019

In the past decade, online purchases of all types of items have significantly increased. While this makes life more convenient, there are some items that just shouldn’t be purchased online such as pet medication and food items. What concerns are there…

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It’s Warming Up! Here Come the Bugs!

  • February 28, 2019

Spring time is right around the corner. We are all glad to see the weather warm up, and so are the bugs. The warmer weather means an increase in parasite/bug activity. What can we do to protect our pets? It…

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Heartworm Season is Coming…Are you Ready?

  • January 29, 2018

Heartworm season is only a few weeks away. As the weather warms up, mosquitos, as well as other pests, begin to emerge. It only takes one bite from an infected mosquito to transmit heartworm larvae to your pet. Over the…

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Understanding Heartworm Prevention

  • April 18, 2017

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. ~Benjamin Franklin   Most commonly diagnosed in dogs, heartworm infection can be fatal. It all begins with a tiny mosquito taking a blood meal from an infected animal. The mosquito…

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Are Medications Ordered Online the Same?

  • August 20, 2014

The answer to that question is a resounding NO. The company 1800PetMeds, formerly known as PetMed Express, would like you to think that they are offering the exact same products as your veterinarian. That is simply not true. When you order…

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