You may often hear and see the term parasites and parasite protection when it comes to your furry family member. The term refers to the pesky critters than can infest your pet if their treatment is not up to date. Get to know the parasites that your pet is at risk from and learn how to properly protect them.
At The Blackburn Vet we feel strongly about not only pet health but educating our community on how to be safe and healthy around pets. One way we do this is by our PET PEP (People Educating People) program
This handsome young chap is Milo. Ten month old Milo presented to see Dr Lisa with a two day history of lethargy and pain which localised to his thoracic spine. He was started on anti-inflammatories, however after two days he failed to show any improvement and was still in pain.
Halloween is a time to have fun and let your imagination run wild, also to eat yourself sick on chocolate and lollies. It is important that while we are having fun, we remain mindful of our furry family members and keep them safe and out of trouble.