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Lyme disease in Halifax/Dartmouth

As the prevalence of Lyme disease increases in Halifax/Dartmouth and the surrounding areas, many pet owners have questions.  Below we have answered some of the most common and are happy to answer everything we can; simply call us (461-0951), email or ‘Like’ us on facebook and ask us there! How does my animal contract Lyme […]

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Giardia

Why may my dog or cat have diarrhea you ask?  It is possible that he or she may be infected with a type of parasite called Giardia.  Giardia is a protozoan parasite that occurs worldwide.  Giardia even affects humans and is primarily acquired from other humans through contaminated drinking water while swimming in lakes or […]

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The Heart of the Matter

Heartworm is a potentially serious, but preventable condition, caused by the infection of parasitic worms, which live in the heart, and in blood vessels. Heartworm has been reported in Canada, with the highest concentrations in Southern ON, but with occurrences in Atlantic provinces, including Nova Scotia. It primarily affects dogs in this region, but can […]

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