How to Prevent Heartworm Disease in Dogs

How to Prevent Heartworm Disease in Dogs

Heartworm Disease Explained Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially deadly disease that is caused by foot-long worms (heartworms) that cause severe lung disease, heart failure, and damage to other organs in the body. Although many animals can be affected,...
Heartworm Disease: Facts and Myths

Heartworm Disease: Facts and Myths

Myth #1: Cats can’t get heartworm disease. Fact: Like dogs, cats can get infected with heartworms, but there are two major concerns. First, it can be extremely difficult to detect heartworms on a blood test in cats. This is because cats with a heartworm infection...
Which Houseplants are Poisonous to Cats?

Which Houseplants are Poisonous to Cats?

Did you know that many common house and garden plants are actually toxic to pets? Pet poisoning is far more common than you think. According to the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, nearly 12,000 calls are related to ingesting common indoor and outdoor houseplants. ...