Heartworm can have devastating consequences for your pet, including death. It is especially tragic when dogs and cats succumb to heartworm disease when it’s entirely preventable. Now that warm weather is finally here, your dog or cat has a much greater likelihood of acquiring heartworm just by being outside since the most common route of transmission is a bite from an infected mosquito.
BEEF QUALITY ASSURANCE MEETING COMING UP
If you have not yet received your Beef Quality Assurance certification, you have a chance to go to a meeting at the Youth and Ag Building in Lancaster. The meeting will be held on March 28th with registration at 5:30 pm and the meeting starting at 6 pm. The cost for the meeting and certification is $15.
It can be scary when your pet has ingested a potentially toxic substance, especially when you didn’t see what he licked or swallowed. To help raise awareness of the issue and prevent illness or fatality in pets, the American Veterinary Medical Association named the third week in March Pet Poison Prevention Week. Below are some hazards you should be especially aware of this time of year.