Health Concerns Questions & Answers

  • Parvo Virus

    Information comes from PetMD.com. Visit their website for full article. The canine parvovirus (CPV) infection is a highly contagious viral illness that affects dogs. The virus manifests itself in two…

  • Dangerous Plants

    Did You Know… Lilies are one of the most toxic plants for cats. Easter lilies, rubrum lilies, tiger lilies, stargazer lilies, calla lilies and day lilies can cause kidney failure…

  • Why is the General Health Exam Important?

    Despite advancements in veterinary medicine, basic physical exams remain a mainstay because they allow us to establish baselines, catch health changes early, and monitor treatment effectiveness. Many of our clients…

  • Rabies and Your Pet

    What is rabies? Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system. The virus is secreted in saliva and is usually transmitted to people and…

  • 101 Things You Didn’t Know Could Harm Your Pet

    Make your home a safer place for your pets by keeping them away from the pollowing hazzards. Around the House: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (ibuprofen, asprin), Acetaminophen, Cold and flu medications,…

  • Recognizing signs of pain in your pet.

    Pets rarely vocalize when in chronic or gradual pain. We at Jackson Veterinary Clinic pride ourselves in putting your pets first. Recognizing the signs of pain in your pet is…

  • What is this huge swelling on my dog’s ear?

    Ear Hematoma The swelling you find on the ear flap of a dog is called a Hematoma. The swelling is caused by a blood vessel in the ear rupturing. The…

  • What in the world is a Tape Worm?

    Tape worms are the most common seen worm for dogs and cats. They look like a piece of white rice or a small maggot. They can be seen in the…

  • Antifreeze Toxicity

    Whether it is summer or winter, our cars must still be filled with antifreeze. The scary part about this chemical is that if ingested, antifreeze is deadly. Unfortunately our babies…

  • Kennel Cough

    Kennel Cough is a very contagious virus that causes your most precious baby to have mild to severe coughing and sneezing. The virus is not fatal, but it can cause…