6 09, 2019

ProHeart 12 is here year-round to protect your dog

By |September 6th, 2019|

One dose: constant protection for your dog means constant peace of mind for you ProHeart 12 fits in with annual wellness visits With no monthly doses to remember, there are no gaps in protection for a full year. It’s so important to keep your dog protected. Just one missed dose of any heartworm preventative can [...]

6 09, 2019

My Pet Has Fleas!!!!!!

By |September 6th, 2019|

Fleas are small insects that live off blood from biting your pets. Only about 10% of adult fleas live on your animals, the other 90% can be found in your environment.  Flea larvae can lie dormant for upwards of 6 months.  A single flea can lay close to 6000 eggs in a lifetime.  Fleas on your [...]

27 07, 2019

Its Hot Out There! Some Summer Safety Tips from Meadowlands Veterinary

By |July 27th, 2019|

Its hot out there and as the summer winds down and the temperatures rise up its important to keep a few summer specific safety concerns in mind. Remember your dogs and cats are more sensitive to heat than we are, especially if they have been inside with the A/C for most for most of the [...]

12 07, 2019

Are Electronic Cigarettes are Toxic to Pets?

By |July 12th, 2019|

Yes they are!!!   Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigs, are marketed as an alternative to cigarette smoking.  These devices holds a cartridge containing a liquid solution that contains a base material, flavoring compounds, and nicotine. The base material is generally propylene glycol and either vegetable glycerin or polyethylene glycol.  Most units  can be reused or refilled. Glycerin [...]

12 07, 2019

Does My Pet Have to Wear a Seat Belt?

By |July 12th, 2019|

Many dog owners love to take their pets along with them when they get in their car; whether it’s a short drive locally to the grocery store, or a longer trip.  Most dogs love to ride in the car too! Unfortunately, many owners don’t realize the dangers that exist for their unrestrained pet in an [...]

1 07, 2019

Helping Your Dog with Severe Phobias During Storms and Fireworks

By |July 1st, 2019|

If any of you have a dog like mine who absolutely hates storms, fireworks, or any loud noises you know that it can be quite stressful for them and for you. I wanted to take some time and talk about a few things that may help reduce or all together alleviate the stress and anxiety [...]

1 07, 2019

What Diseases Are Spread By Ticks

By |July 1st, 2019|

 1. Lyme Disease Transmitted by the bite of an infected deer tick.   Symptoms range from joint pain, lethargy, and lameness to decreased appetite and fever. Signs of infection can take months to appear.  It can be very difficult to treat and even more difficult to fully cure.  Dogs do not get the tell-tale bullseye rash common [...]

31 05, 2019

My Pet Ate My Plant, Is It Toxic?

By |May 31st, 2019|

Most dogs and cats, and sometimes other furry friends do not typically eat plants either inside or outside your house.  However all animals have individual personalities and that includes interest in plants, grasses, and flowers.  It is important to research if a plant is toxic before putting it into your home or garden.   This list [...]

30 04, 2019

Questions About Heartworm Disease

By |April 30th, 2019|

How do Monthy Heartworm Prevenatives Work? All approved heartworm medications work by eliminating the immature (larval) stages of the heartworm parasite. This includes the infective heartworm larvae deposited by the mosquito as well as the following larval stage that develops inside the animal. Unfortunately, in as little as 51 days, heartworm larvae can molt into [...]