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Senior Wellness for Dogs and Cats

Janssen Veterinary Clinic (JVC) recommends beginning yearly early detection testing before your pet reaches middle age to obtain a base line for when the pet enters its senior years. It is recommended to do early detection blood work every year on all of your pets in addition to the annual fecal and heartworm test. What … Read more

Noise Phobia – Preparing for the Fourth of July

Noise Phobia – Preparing for the Fourth of July Did you know July 5th is the busiest day of the year for animal shelters across the country? Since July 4th is celebrated with fireworks, the loud noises trigger a fear response in some dogs, as can thunderstorms. Some dogs become so fearful of the noise … Read more

Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease is a bacterial disease transmitted by the bite of an infected tick. Recommended for: dogs and puppies older than 12 weeks which live, work, or play in areas where they are at high risk for exposure to ticks. Examples: camping/hiking, hunting, or living in rural, wooded, or grassy areas. Zoonotic disease (contagious to … Read more

Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease spread by the urine of wildlife and often contracted by drinking from contaminated bodies of water or puddles. Recommended for: ALL dogs and puppies 12 weeks and older, especially those who live in rural areas, go camping or hiking, or live or play in areas frequently visited by wildlife. Zoonotic … Read more