Disease Spread to Humans by Dogs Is Found in Iowa

Disease Spread to Humans by Dogs Is Found in Iowa

As of May 14, 2019, officials have stated that canine Brucellosis, a disease found in dogs, has been discovered in Iowa and is contagious to humans. Canine Brucellosis is often spread by contact with either objects with infected fluids on them or infected birthing tissue. The diseased dogs were bought at an auction held by […]

Easter Is Coming: Do Not Kill Your Pets

Easter Is Coming: Do Not Kill Your Pets

Easter is a time of celebration. As you celebrate, keep in mind that many items which are commonly associated with Easter can be deadly to pets. Chocolate Chocolate bunnies, chocolate eggs, and other chocolate goodies should be kept away from pets. Chocolate is common at Easter, and none should be given to pets. The darker […]

Measles in Pets: Can Dogs Get the Disease?

Measles in Pets: Can Dogs Get the Disease?

The measles epidemic is on the rise in 2019. In the United States, the country is experiencing the second highest amount of cases in two decades. Nineteen states have reported cases of the highly contagious disease. With the disease on the rise, veterinarians are now regularly being asked if dogs can transmit measles to humans. […]

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