Brood X cicadas are starting to emerge, and some pet owners are wondering if they’re harmful to their furry friends. Fox 59 talked with Dr. Jim Dechand of Pet Wellness Clinics about how you can keep your pet safe and what to do if your pet happens to eat one.
Pet Wellness Clinics, a local network of veterinary offices, is now offering a new diagnostic platform to detect intestinal parasites more rapidly in pets. Vetscan Imagyst uses image recognition technology, algorithms and cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) to allow veterinarians to identify intestinal parasites in dogs and cats, view images and share the results with pet […]
Trillions of cicadas are coming to the U.S. — and Indiana is one of the main states where these winged, red-eyed insects, known as Brood X, will emerge in large populations. It’s a once-in-a-17-year chance for this natural phenomenon, but are they harmful to your four-legged family members? Pet Wellness Clinics’ Dr. Jim Dechand talked […]
With the weather warming up and summer just around the corner, you’re probably spending more time outdoors with your furry friends. But the great outdoors can pose a threat to your pets. Grassy and wooded areas are crawling with those critters called ticks, which carry life-threatening illnesses like Lyme disease. When most people think about […]
Allergy season is in full swing! Pet Wellness Clinics’ Dr. Rachael Campbell talks with CBS4 about how to identify pet allergies and provides a few ways to help your furry family member at home.
How does infection occur? Mosquitos transmit heartworm disease by their bites. An infected animal has microfilaria within their bloodstream. When a mosquito bites an infected animal, it will ingest the microfilaria. These microfilariae mature over the course of two weeks into an “infective larvae stage” within the mosquito. When that mosquito bites the next animal […]