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Beware of Cheatgrass

Beware of Cheatgrass

Most folks are aware of the dangers of foxtails, but cheatgrass is another plant with seed awns that can attach and then burrow into our pets’ bodies, causing serious problems. This invasive species grows throughout central Oregon and can also harbor bacteria that cause infections. If your pet goes wandering through fields or overgrown areas … Read moreBeware of Cheatgrass

Update: Grain Free Pet Foods and Heart Disease

Update: Grain Free Pet Foods and Heart Disease

By now you’ve probably heard the warnings about the link between grain-free diets and the development of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs. DCM is a heart condition that can result in abnormal cardiac rhythms, congestive heart failure and even sudden death. Veterinary cardiologists, nutritionists and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have found evidence … Read moreUpdate: Grain Free Pet Foods and Heart Disease

A Better Way To Get Your Parasite Preventatives

A Better Way To Get Your Parasite Preventatives

It can be tempting to purchase your pet’s parasite preventives from an online retailer, but we’d like to encourage you to purchase directly from the clinic or our online Vets First Choice pharmacy, and here’s why: When you purchase from us, the manufacturer’s guarantees stay intact You can rest assured that the product has been handled … Read moreA Better Way To Get Your Parasite Preventatives

Would You Know If Your Pet Had Heartworm?

Would You Know If Your Pet Had Heartworm?

April is Heartworm Awareness Month, and yes—your pet can get heartworm here in central Oregon. Dr. Merideth recommends that your pet be on heartworm preventive between the months of May and October, and you should consider year-round preventive if your pet travels to areas where heartworm is more prevalent, such as western or southern Oregon. It … Read moreWould You Know If Your Pet Had Heartworm?

Parasites Aren’t Just a Pet Problem…

Parasites Aren’t Just a Pet Problem…

One of the benefits of using Interceptor Plus heartworm prevention for your dog is that it also protects your pet from other common intestinal parasites. Hookworm, roundworm, whipworm and tapeworm aren’t just dangers for your dog—they can be transmitted to humans as well (ewww!). There are several other non-worm parasites that can affect humans, and … Read moreParasites Aren’t Just a Pet Problem…

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