Transmission of Feline Diseases

On the illustrations below, you can find all the possible transmission routes for the most common feline diseases. In every case, prevention is the most important thing you can do. When it comes to vector transmissions, proper prevention against internal and external parasites is key. When it comes to oral transmission, vaccines can protect your cat against some of the …

Transmission of Canine Diseases

On the illustrations below, you can find all the possible transmission routes for the most common canine diseases. In every case, prevention is the most important thing you can do. When it comes to vector transmissions, proper prevention against internal and external parasites is key. When it comes to oral transmission, vaccines can protect your dog against some of the …

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National Pet ID Week

15 to the 21st of April are days reserved for the education of all pet owners about the importance of providing a suitable ID for their pets. Losing a pet is a nightmare for everyone, but especially for the pet. They do not know what is happening, how they got lost or where their owner is. For that reason, equipping …

Heartworm: Life Cycle

The American Heartworm Society (established in 1974) celebrates the month of April as the month to raise awareness for one devastating but preventable disease that affects our pets – the heartworm disease. We are talking about a very serious and potentially fatal condition that is caused by a parasitic worm, a roundworm, that is very long and called Dirofilaria immitis. …

Prevention of Lyme Disease in Dogs Month – April 2018

April is the month when a special accent is put on Lyme disease as we transition to Spring and Summer and the ticks in the grass everywhere wake up. April is a great time to start educating pet owners how to protect their beloved pets from this disease. Lyme disease is a disease caused by a spirochete bacterium called Borrelia …

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Animal Cruelty Prevention Month – April 2018

The ASPCA is celebrating April as the month for prevention of cruelty to animals, and even though they are working all-year-round on this crucial matter, they dedicate this month to raising more awareness. Animal cruelty or animal neglect/abuse can be defined as the infliction of suffering and/or pain to animals on purpose by humans. This is regardless of whether the …