WARNING: Canine Influenza Virus

WARNING: Canine Influenza Virus

Canine influenza (CI, or dog flu) is caused by the canine influenza virus (CIV), an influenza A virus. It is highly contagious and easily spread from infected dogs to other dogs by direct contact, nasal secretions (through barking, coughing or sneezing), contaminated...
Vacation Planning Tips for Dogs with Motion Sickness

Vacation Planning Tips for Dogs with Motion Sickness

A dog with motion sickness can present many (travel) challenges, especially when you’re planning a summer road trip. However, a pup with motion sickness shouldn’t keep everyone from enjoying a family vacation together! Symptoms of motion sickness may include...
Flea, Tick and Heartworm Prevention

Flea, Tick and Heartworm Prevention

Now through June 30th, Longwood Veterinary Hospital is offering 10% off all flea, tick and heartworm prevention medicine. Also, for every purchase of a years’ worth of Heartgard, 6 months’ worth of Frontline, or 6 months’ worth of Nexgard you will be...
Canine Heartworm Q & A

Canine Heartworm Q & A

Sorting through the facts can be difficult in many medical diagnoses. We have done the research for you and sorted the old wives’ tales from the truth. Here are the answers to all your heartworm questions: Q: How do dogs get heartworms? A: The only way for dogs to...
Protecting Your Pet From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet From Ticks

Prevention is key to protecting your pet against fleas and ticks. While flea and tick repellants will prevent many pests from finding home on your pet, even the best are not 100% effective in protecting your dog. Checking for ticks should become routine. After outdoor...