April is National Heartworm Awareness Month

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, and, by protecting our dogs, we as pet parents can also protect ourselves from the heartache that can come from the loss of a canine companion or the expensive and difficult treatment due to this preventable health issue. Established in 1974, the American Heartworm Society strives to stop the […]

Banfield Names Worst States for Fleas, Heartworms

How’s the flea and tick situation in your home state? Do you think it ranks as one of the worst in the country? (Ours does!) Banfield Pet Hospital has released the national ranking of states with the most cases of seasonal parasites including fleas, ticks, and heartworms. Fleas and ticks can transmit serious diseases that […]