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New Deadly Virus Killing Dogs Circo-Virus

November 13, 2013 Circo-Virus spreading in the U.S. A new virus is hitting dogs throughout the country, and if not treated, it can kill an infected animal in just days. There’s no vaccine, it’s highly infectious, and scientists still can’t say with certainty how it’s transmitted. What is certain is this disease is deadly, especially […]

Giardia Health Information for Small Breed Dogs

Giardia Lamblia and Its Health Concerns What is Giardia? Giardia is a microscopic parasite (more specifically a flagellated protozoan parasite) that lives and reproduces in the small intestine. This giardia lamblia causes giardiasis in your chihuahua or dog and mainly effects puppies under 1 yr old. Giardia is infectious to both humans and pets all […]

Whipworms Signs and Symptoms

Whipworms, Threadworms and Lungworms and why they are a concern to you and your dog As a dog owner, new or experienced, it is wise to be aware of different types of worms such as whipworms, threadworms, lungworms and parasites and how they affect your dog and your family. Proper preventative measures and treatment are […]

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Fleas and Ticks what are these nasty bugs ?

  Fleas and Ticks Preventative measures are your best tool for avoiding these disgusting little bugs. Read on to determine what the differences are and how to detect them. Fleas: What are they? Tiny, almost invisible external bugs to the naked eye. Wingless insects that feed on your pets blood but can go without eating […]