National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day

National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day. The hurricanes of last year should serve as a reminder that natural disasters can strike at any time.  Suddenly and with little warning, our lives may become disrupted, transportation may become impeded, and homes may become...

Q: Can my puppy transmit parvovirus to my cat?

A:  No, canine parvovirus is specific to dogs, but there is a similar, related virus in cats.  This virus is called feline panleukopenia virus and causes similar symptoms in cats as parvovirus does in dogs. Kittens between 8 weeks and 6 months of age are most...