Flea’s thrive in warm, moist environments and climates. (spring and fall) Flea’s have four main stages in their life cycle ADULT: female flea’s can lay up to 50 eggs per day 500-600 eggs over a several month period. EGG: Which can rest in carpet, bedding, floorboards and soil. This egg... read more →
It's February once again, what does that mean? That's right, it's dental month! For the months of February and March we will be offering some great incentives to encourage you to take part in important preventative care for your pets! One of those incentives includes a 15% discount on any... read more →
Don't turn your nose to Fido's or Fluffy's bad breath! That odor might signify a serious health risk, with the potential to damage not only your pet's teeth and gums but its internal organs as well. To address the significance of oral health care for your pets Idaho Veterinary Hospital... read more →
Your pets' dental health is important not only for long-term comfort of the mouth. Dental disease can also affect other areas of the body as well. Heart disease has long been linked to poor dental health in pets. This occurs because when a pets teeth become severely diseased, every time... read more →
What is heartworm disease? Heartworms are a deadly parasitic blood disease spread by mosquitoes. It is a relatively new phenomenon in Southeast Idaho. The mosquito is the only known vector for transmitting heartworm. While the incidence is low, the number of positive dogs reported increases in our state every year.... read more →
Our very own Dr. Caldwell has recently started writing news letters and doing short video presentations for Pets Best insurance. Click the link above to watch some of the video demonstrations she has put together.
The holiday and winter months are upon us once again, which means that our pets are spending more time indoors. Holiday treats can be a struggle not only for us, but for our pets as well. Just a single season of increased caloric intake combined with a less active lifestyle... read more →
Have you ever wondered what all of those abbreviations regarding your pets vaccinations mean? Here are the vaccination’s that your pet should be receiving, their abbreviations, and a brief explanation for why these vaccines are important to your pet. Feline Vaccines FVRCP: Commonly referred to as the feline distemper vaccine.... read more →