ZOONOTIC DISEASES Simply put, Zoonotic (zoe-o-NOT-ick) Diseases are infections that can be passed from pet to person. As veterinary professionals, we feel obligated to inform all pet owners that their families can contract certain diseases from their companion animals.
Heartworm disease is a potentially fatal condition of parasitic worms living in the arteries of an animal’s lungs or the right side of its heart. Heartworm disease has been reported in all 50 states. It is particularly endemic in the southern regions of the United States. How it Begins An adult female heartworm releases her […]