Today, our Asheville vets explain tick-borne diseases in dogs, symptoms, and your options for prevention and treatment.
It can seem overwhelming when it comes time to choose diagnostic testing for your pets. When you bring your dog to Animal Hospital of North Asheville for an annual comprehensive physical exam, we will discuss and recommend heartworm and tick-transmitted disease screening. The reason we recommend these tests for early detection of Heartworm or Tick-Borne disease is that early diagnosis can increase the chance of a good prognosis with treatment.
In this episode, we chat with Dr. Amy Plankenhorn about what canine heartworm disease is, what the symptoms are, and its treatment. There are some facts that may surprise you.
This is the season for fleas and ticks to come calling. To prevent them from bothering your pet, we recommend a few effective products.
Read our recommendations for keeping your dog healthy and avoiding parasite transmission to humans.
Read our recommendations for maintaining the health of your adult feline companion and reducing disease transmission to humans.