• Things to Know About Heartworm Disease in Dogs from Experts in Simi Valley

    Posted on September 12, 2019 by Doctor Ron
    Dogs are the most beloved pet for many people, and for good reason. They are renowned for being man’s best friend through thousands of years of breeding and human contact. We only want the best for our dogs, and when they become sick or wounded, we go to great lengths to ensure that they get the treatment they deserve. If you are lucky enough to be a dog owner, there is one disease that you should become more familiar with in the unfortunate event that your pet becomes afflicted with… Read More
  • Signs Indicating Heart Disease in Pets

    Posted on November 12, 2018 by Doctor Ron
    Our pets are precious to us, and we rely on them for emotional and moral support much of the time. It is important to keep in mind that our pets also rely on us for a majority of their daily needs, including their ongoing health care. Dogs are prone to illness and disease much like humans are, and require ongoing care in order to mitigate the factors that contribute to certain concerning conditions. One such condition is heart disease, which can come in a variety of forms due to a… Read More
  • Can Pet Diseases be Contagious to Humans?

    Posted on November 9, 2016 by Doctor Ron
    We all know about how rats and mice can easily transmit diseases to human through our food when it’s being shipped all over the world; but how about our household pets? How many diseases can they transmit to us, if any? Does it affect us the same way as it affects them? We all love our pets and with the time we spend around them, how likely is it that their diseases would be contagious to humans? Pet diseases that’re contagious to humans One of the most contagious diseases that… Read More
  • Less Known Diseases In Cats & How To Identify

    Posted on February 23, 2016 by Doctor Ron
    People who own cats are some of the most dedicated pet owners in the world. They love their little friends and do many things with them. A cat owner should understand there are a number of diseases that affect their felines. Some of these are not that common but can be fatal. Various cat diseases Feline Leukemia One is known as feline leukemia. Cats can get this disease from sharing food and even water bowls. The disease can be passed on from a mother to her kittens. This is a… Read More
  • Common Diseases Your Pet May Have in This Summer

    Posted on August 19, 2015 by Doctor Ron
    When you are a pet owner you have to be constantly aware of your animal’s health. They are not going to tell you they are sick, but they come down with all kinds of health problems nevertheless. Summer time has some very unique diseases and you should keep an eye out for the symptoms. Diseases to expect in summer One cause of the problem lies outdoors. Your animals are going to be exposed to ticks and other parasites which proliferate in warm weather. Lyme disease is something to be careful… Read More
  • Cancers in Pets: Symptoms & Treatment

    Posted on May 2, 2015 by Doctor Ron
    Cancer is the same in both humans and pets in that it can be a fatal disease if not taken care of quickly. This disease does have very noticeable symptoms and a pet owner should be alert for any visible signs. Some of the more common cancers found in dogs are skin cancer, breast cancer, and bone cancer. Cats are susceptible to feline leukemia. Lymphoma, and feline skin tumors can also lead to the animal dying. Signs to detect cancer in pets Cats don’t get cancer as often as dogs… Read More
  • Importance Of Vaccinations For Your Pets

    Posted on February 14, 2015 by Doctor Ron
    It may seem difficult to believe as you watch your pet running and playing the animal may be deathly sick. Animals are no different from human about contracting disease. A number of illnesses are airborne or the result of parasites accidentally picked up. There is a very great need to have a routine schedule of vaccinations for the little friend of yours.   Diseases that your pet can fall victim of Some of the vaccinations are absolutely essential. Distemper can attack the dog’s body systems including the brain, respiratory system,… Read More
  • Can Cats Get Humans Sick?

    Posted on December 23, 2014 by Doctor Ron
    There are so many old wives tales about cats doing harm to humans. Whether it is black cats crossing the path or cats sucking the life out of babies, these really are not much more than fairytales. However, a cat owner has to understand that animals can carry viruses and germs. These may be harmful to the person’s health and are owed some attention. Knowing ahead of time what some of the illnesses a cat can accidentally give its owner aids in prevention.   Disease transfer agents   They are… Read More
  • Why Heartworm Testing Is Important To Your Pet’s Health

    Posted on August 14, 2014 by Doctor Ron
    A dog or cat can have diseases similar to humans such as cancer. There are some health problems that these animals have which are different and rarely if ever affect humans. One of these is heartworm. The heartworm is a parasite that is transmitted by mosquitoes and gets into the animal’s bloodstream. Once there, the heartworm can clog the arteries and do damage to the heart. These health threats can also harm the lungs of the animal, and heartworm needs to be taken quite seriously. The threat to overall health… Read More