Blog posts in May 2017

Parasites

By VanEastVet, on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Parasites, parasites, parasites! Can any other health topic elicit such a visceral reaction? A shiver down the spine? A look of disgust? No one likes creepy crawlies, but because of their close relationship to the environment, our pets a probably the only way that parasites will enter our lives. Luckily they rarely pose a significant […]

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Spring Allergies Update

By VanEastVet, on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

It’s no news that dogs are prone to spring allergies with some breeds, like Staffordshire bull terriers being almost universally afflicted. However most people don’t realize that dog allergies fall into two categories: food and environmental, or atopic, allergies. In the spring, with pollen, mold and other plant matter in the air we commonly see […]

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