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Life is a Celebration! But… Who Invited the Parasites?

We have all, at certain times in our lives planned a party and so we all know that it is pretty annoying when right in the middle of it, some

Have You Heard About Mediterranean Spotted Fever? And Tick Fever?

Our pets are not the only ones that can potentially get bitten by ticks. That’s why we asked Dr. Filomena Reys, MD some advice on a very common type of

How Is It We Have Fleas?? … Again!?

Maky was a street kitten and when we adopted her, she came full of fleas! We thought “Well, nothing like a good bath and antiparasitic treatment to take care of

What Do You Know About Leishmaniasis?

The “Kiss” of the Phlebotomus insect It has taken many lives, but it doesn’t win all the time! Small, discrete and with a light yellow colour, the Phlebotomus mosquito (sandfly)

Going Outdoors – Don’t Forget to Check for Parasites After!

Are you the kind of person who loves to hike every weekend? Or simply likes to go for a picnic in the park on a sunny day? Have you considered

What’s the Deal with Fleas?

Fleas are small insects from the Siphonaptera family (insects without wings), approximately 0.12 inches long and bodies flattened sideways, which allows them to move easily between feathers and fur. Fleas

Periodontal Disease – Warning Signs

Periodontal disease is the Number 1 enemy of pet dental care. 80% of all dogs and cats suffer from this pathology. It’s an infectious disease caused by accumulated bacterial plaque

Rabbits and Oral Health

Having healthy teeth is vital to the quality of life and health of bunnies. One of the main clinical problems of these pets is  teeth overgrowth. Rabbits have 16 milk

Brushing your pet’s teeth – Cats & Dogs

Is it important? Can I do it at home? The answer is yes! Taking care of your pet’s teeth is the best way to keep dental disease (tartar, gingivitis, abscesses,

Chocolates and Your Pet

With Easter just days away, it’s a great time to remind our pet-owners to hide their chocolates! Chocolate is made of cocoa seeds that contain two substances that are toxic