You may have heard about the recent outbreak of a new type of “dog flu” affecting pets across the country. This highly contagious and, for some dogs, potentially serious respiratory infection is caused by canine influenza virus H3N2 and H3N8, also known as CIV H3N2 and CIV H3N8.
Recently it was discovered that xylitol, a natural sugar alcohol sweetener, is now found in several specialty peanut and nut butter brands.
Several years ago heartworm wasn’t a prevalent issue here in the Las Vegas valley. However, recent studies have shown a drastic increase in the prevalence of heartworm diagnoses in our valley. Because of this, we are strongly encouraging all pet owners to take action in preventing this disease from affecting their beloved pets.