Category: Parasites

Spring Pet Care

Spring is in the air! Along with the warmer weather, springtime also means that fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, and other pests, are going to be more prevalent. Here are some spring pet care tips to help you manage a few of these pests. Mosquitos pose a DEADLY threat to dogs and cats! Mosquito bites transmit heartworm […]

Flea Facts

Facts about fleas

by Robert B. Duncan, DVM Spring Branch Veterinary Hospital   How do pets get fleas? Cats and dogs are two of the preferred hosts for fleas. The cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) is by far the most common flea found on cats and dogs. When a flea finds an unprotected dog or cat, it will bite […]