Heartworm Treatment Medicine Shortage

The American Heartworm Society recently released an urgent guide to veterinarians about the lack of heartworm treatment availability. What does this mean to dog owners and lovers like you and me? Crisis central. For rescue groups like Gulf Coast Cocker Spaniel Rescue, this is a nightmare. So why is this happening and what can be done? The only drug approved in the … [Read more...]

Four products to keep fleas and ticks off dogs

Ten minutes until the store is closing. Shoppers, please bring all purchases to the front registers for checkout,” the PA system beckoned recently at my local pet supply store. Rewind 15 years and last call had a completely different connotation. Now, I’m being thwarted out of the toys and leashes aisle at 8:50 p.m. but happier than I’ve ever been, too. As part of the … [Read more...]