Preventive Care Archive

Don’t Underestimate Distemper: Vaccinate Your Dog Now!

The recent outbreak of measles in United States highlights the importance of vaccinations and prevention of diseases in this new global world. In veterinary medicine, we are extraordinarily fortunate to have a number of safe and effective vaccines to aid in the prevention of many life-threatening viral and bacterial diseases. One viral disease I would

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Canine Influenza

Canine Influenza was first identified in racing Greyhounds in Florida 2004. Genetic analysis of this virus shows that Canine Influenza is closely related to Equine (Horse) Influenza and not the swine or H1N1 virus. Over the past few years it has spread across the United States. In May and June 2008 it presented itself in

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