Get Your Pet Vaccinated This World Veterinary Day
World Veterinary Day is April 27th, and County Line Animal Hospital is celebrating by highlighting the value of vaccination.
Read this article to learn why it is important to get your pet vaccinated!
Are Flea & Tick Medications Safe?
You may have seen recent news articles about side effects linked to a particular class of flea and tick prevention medication.
A glimpse at headlines can make it easy to think the worst, but the truth is a bit more nuanced - and a lot less scary!
Learn more about the safety of flea and tick medications here:
FDA Finds Canine Heart Disease Potentially Linked to Diet
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently wrote:
"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine and the Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network, a collaboration of government and veterinary diagnostic laboratories, are investigating the potential association between reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs and certain pet foods the animals consumed, containing peas, lentils, other legume seeds or potatoes as main ingredients. Canine DCM is a disease of a dog’s heart muscle and often results in congestive heart failure. In cases that are not linked to genetics, heart function may improve with appropriate veterinary treatment and dietary modification if caught early."