Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, and damage to other organs. When left untreated it most often leads directly to death in infected hosts. Most commonly found in dogs, but also posing a risk to cats, our Stuart vets talk shop on heartworm disease in today's post.
Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world. In this post, our Stuart vets share all the information about Lyme disease in pets that Florida pet owners need to know.
Getting yearly fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your Stuart vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise.
Fleas are the most common external parasite, and they can make your pet miserable! If left untreated, they may even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Stuart vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas.