Category: Infectious Diseases

Heartworm Disease In Dogs

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What is heartworm disease? Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease that affects pets across the United States. When mosquitoes feed off an infected mammal, they pick up baby heartworms called microfilaria which grow and develop into infectious larvae in the mosquito until the insect feeds again, this time on your pet. The […]

Rabies in San Antonio

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The number of rabies cases in San Antonio have been increasing in the last year. The heavy rain we received earlier this year is partially to blame as large amounts of rain push wild animals into the city. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services- Rabies Summary Report, there were 525 cases of Rabies documented […]

Parvo (Parvovirus)

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What is Parvo? Parvo, or Parvovirus, is a highly contagious disease that attacks the intestines and can be life-threatening for dogs and puppies. We do consider Parvo cases to be emergencies and you want to bring your dog in as soon as possible for treatment. What are the symptoms of Parvo? The most distinct symptom […]

Prevent and Detect Illnesses

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Prevent and Detect Illnesses with Annual Wellness Exams and Screenings Annual Exams Keep Your Pet Healthy A new season of annual wellness exams are just around the corner. An annual exam is a critical part of the continued health and happiness of your dog, cat or other furry family friend. A pet wellness exam and […]