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 [...]

By |2019-04-30T02:22:06+00:00April 30th, 2019|Pet Care, Seasonal Checkups|Comments Off on 8 Facts UVH Wants You to Know About Heartworm Disease in Your Pet

Is snoring normal for your dog?

Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome Does your dog commonly snore while sleeping or snort when excited? What is brachycephalic airway syndrome? Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome is a group of inherited characteristics that cause restriction of normal air movement and breathing. The 4 components of this syndrome are stenotic nares (narrow nostrils), elongated soft palate (blocks the epiglottis, preventing [...]

By |2017-02-13T01:26:04+00:00February 13th, 2017|Pet Care|0 Comments