Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can cause lung disease, heart failure and damage to other organs in your pet's body. This disease is most often found in dogs, cats and ferrets and can sometimes even result in death for your companion. Here, the vets at our Astoria clinic explain why prevention is so important
Ticks are capable of spreading a number of serious diseases and, therefore, are quite dangerous both to pets and their owners. Here, our vets explain how these external parasites thrive, what signs of ticks to look out for and how our Astoria veterinary clinic can help to keep ticks away from your pets and family.
Getting your pet their annual fecal exams at your veterinarian's office is the best way to ensure your pet and family stay safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecal exams give our vets an opportunity to check for intestinal parasites at our Astoria clinic before more serious conditions arise and impact their health.
Fleas are among the most common external parasites in the world and are capable of making your pet absolutely miserable. If not promptly treated, fleas may lead to infections and cause serious disease in your pet. Here our vets explain early signs of fleas and how our Astoria clinic can help if your pet has fleas.