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8 Facts UVH Wants You to Know About Heartworm Disease in Your Pet

We’re no strangers to insects in the south. But, did you know that 1 of every 18 dogs tested in Caddo Parish tests positive for heartworm disease? Louisiana’s accommodating climate for insect growth and reproduction makes parasite prevention a must for pets. Learn how to  protect your pet from heartworm disease in our latest blog [...]

How to Protect Your Pet from Fleas and Ticks

Outdoor activities can quickly become unpleasant if your pet brings hitchhiking pests home. Fleas and ticks are more than just a nuisance—they have the potential to cause extreme irritation to you and your pets. Even worse, they can transmit harmful diseases, such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and tapeworm infections. Flea and tick [...]

By |2019-04-27T10:09:24+00:00March 12th, 2019|Pet Care|0 Comments

How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth

Your pet’s dental health is important. Without preventive care, including daily tooth brushing and annual veterinary cleanings, tartar can accumulate on the surface of your pet’s teeth and beneath the gum line. If left untreated, painful periodontal disease will develop. The tartar beneath the gum line can introduce bacteria into your pet’s bloodstream, where it [...]

By |2019-04-27T10:09:29+00:00February 8th, 2019|Pet Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Building the Bond by Training Your Pet

Today, many pets are regarded as members of the family. That bond, along with training and behavior studies, have caused negative, punishment-based training techniques to lose popularity among veterinary professionals and pet owners in favor of methods that incorporate positive reinforcement. The bond between pets and their people is an important one, and we encourage [...]

By |2019-04-27T10:09:37+00:00January 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments