Written by Dr. Tracy Williams, DVM What are heartworms? How do you prevent your pet from getting heartworms? Dr. Williams, a Hello Ralphie veterinarian, walks pet parents through what heartworms are and pet heartworm prevention tips. What are Heartworms? Heartworms are parasites that take up residence in the heart and lung tissue of your pet. Veterinarians know of heartworm infections in dogs, cats, and even in ferrets. This is very scary disease and can cause irreversible damage to the heart and lungs of a pet, but the good news there are a lot of ways to prevent your pet from
Month: December 2020
Written by Dr. Tracy Williams, DVM Are you thinking of adding a new puppy to the family? It could be as simple as a trip to a local animal shelter to adopt a new puppy or maybe you have had your eye on a certain breed for a while and think now is the time. Whatever the case, we are here to give you some new puppy tips! Read more about Dr. Williams on Meet the Vets Here are a few new puppy tips to consider to set you and your new puppy up for success: What to Expect with
NBC10’s Lucy Bustamante spoke to Philadelphia veterinarian Dr. David Weiss about pet owners’ questions about getting their furry friends tested for COVID-19.
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Caring for Our Furry Friends: My Virtual Veterinarian Wins $30,000 Perlman Grand Prize in Virtual Startup Challenge