Xylitol in Your New Year Resolution

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Xylitol In Your New Year Resolution Dr. Michelle Ahmann, staff veterinarian, Veterinary Village With the new year brings new new resolutions, one of the most common being weight loss. With weight loss comes the desire to cut certain items from our diet, commonly including sugar. Xylitol is a replacement for sugar that is growing in […]

Christmas Pet Safety

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Christmas and the Holiday Season is upon us – already – it seems to come faster every year!   With all the excitement and hubbub, sometimes our pets are less supervised than usual. Without keeping a close eye on them, accidents happen. The most common occurrences we see are accidental ingestions.   Here is a […]

* * * LEPTOSPIROSIS ALERT * * *

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* * * LEPTOSPIROSIS ALERT * * * Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease that can cause illness or even death in pets, people, and wildlife. Dogs most commonly come into contact with leptospirosis (frequently shortened to “lepto”) through indirect exposure to urine from infected wildlife. Dogs that swim frequently are at an especially higher risk. […]