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 be proactive with pets!!

  WELLNESS SCREENS. EXAMINATIONS. NUTRITION. These three little things…major impact! In the Canine and Feline world – they age fast and in most breeds we say “senior at seven”! WHAT!!!!!????? Yes, Senior…at seven years of age! WHAT!!!!!????? If I told you there were three things that you could be proactive about that could potentially improve [...]

Can a Cat catch a Virus?? a must read…

Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) are two of the most devastating contagious viruses seen in cats. Both viruses compromise the immune system causing poor health, frequent infections, blood disorders and cancer at any age. What is FeLV? Feline Leukemia Virus is a highly contagious virus that replicates within the body with [...]

Dirty Mouth…Clean it up…Then KEEP it Healthy!!

UVHvets prides itself on progressive and preventative medicine…and our approach to oral health for your pets is all about HOME CARE!! Yes, we know that you know that you should brush your pets teeth daily… But, did you know that we know that it is hard to do… Nothing will replace as needed professional cleanings. [...]

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