Tag: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Eight Tips for Keeping Your Dog Free of Tick-Borne Diseases

Ticks are such annoying little creatures, but far more significant than the nuisance factor is their ability to spread disease. Ticks that embed in a dog’s skin can transmit a variety of serious and even life threatening infectious… Read More

Prudent Parasite Prevention

Did you read about recent worries pertaining to a popular flea/heartworm/intestinal parasite prevention product called Trifexis? Some folks in the Atlanta area felt certain that this product caused the deaths of their dogs. Although autopsy examinations did not… Read More

Were You Smarter Than a Vet Student?

Thanks to all who participated in last week’s game show called, “Are You Smarter Than a Vet Student.”  I have received 107 responses and at least a handful of you had all correct answers (only two people scored… Read More

Are You Smarter Than a Vet Student: Take Two

Back by popular demand is, “Are You Smarter Than a Vet Student” a test of your veterinary medical savvy. I welcome your participation.  Please provide me with your responses  at   dr.kay@speakingforspot.com as I  will be choosing three… Read More