Banfield Pet Hospital released its State of Pet Health™ 2014 Report today, revealing a staggering 48 percent increase in the prevalence of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infection in cats and a 21 percent increase in the prevalence of infection with the bacterium that causes Lyme disease in dogs.
Deer ticks, which are prevalent in various parts of the United States, are the major carrier of Lyme disease. But some other species of ticks can also carry the disease.
When it’s time to plan your summer vacation, bring your dog along for the ride. Whether you go to the beach, a campground or a new city, slobbery kisses and tail wags make everything better. Check out these tips and tricks for going on a dog-friendly road trip.