Lyme Disease

Posted by admin on  March 28, 2020

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Nicole L. Blithe, DVM Lyme disease is a tick-borne disease that affects humans, dogs, and other animals.  It is spread by the deer tick (Ixodes) and is caused by a bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi.  Ticks bite the host and secrete a substance that cements it to the skin.  While the tick takes a blood meal, the bacteria move from the midgut of the tick to the salivary glands of the tick and into the host.  The

March Newsletter

Posted by admin on  March 11, 2020

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February Newsletter

Posted by admin on  February 22, 2020

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Help for Australia

Posted by admin on  January 22, 2020

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Most of us animal lovers are heartbroken over the devastation of the wildfires in Australia. One thing that is amazing about social media is how it can bring people together during a time of need. As a doctor, I have the privilege of belonging to an international group of veterinarians on social media. Many of the veterinarians from Australia are posting updates with supply needs for both private practice or wildlife rescue/rehabilitation. Although donated supplies
By: Jessie L. Rayburn, CVT We are all familiar with the concept of the New Year’s Resolutions. Most resolution goals are centered around the betterment of our physical, mental or emotional well-being. This year, our four-legged family members can join us on the road to a better self! Perhaps the most common New Year’s resolution in the human world revolves around exercise, diet, and weight. While we can go to the gym or create a