Valley Fever in Dogs

Valley Fever in Dogs

Valley fever is spreading. It is becoming more prevalent and traveling to new locations. The southwest is a perfect habitat for the fungi that causes valley fever, and because of this, those who live here and those who visit here need to know of the dangers and the...
Xylitol Toxicosis in Dogs

Xylitol Toxicosis in Dogs

Facts About Xylitol and Its Toxicity to Pets Xylitol has received a lot of attention in recent years, partly due to the increase in reported incidents of dog poisonings. While many people are aware of its toxicity to dogs, questions may remain about xylitol. The...
Tick-Borne Disease in New Mexico

Tick-Borne Disease in New Mexico

Across New Mexico, ticks threaten the health of dogs. Because harmful tick-borne diseases are on the rise, it’s important to know the facts about ticks and the diseases they spread and how to combat them. Prevalence and Types of Ticks Tick prevalence, along with the...
Hairballs in Cats

Hairballs in Cats

When you live with cats, you’ll likely deal with hairballs at some point. In fact, there’s even a day dedicated to them. The last Friday in April is National Hairball Awareness Day. Here’s everything you never knew you needed to know about hairballs. What Causes...