While the chances of a vaccinated dog contracting rabies are low, a rabies vaccination does not guarantee complete protection. Today, our West Salem vets discuss rabies and what to do if you suspect your dog might have been exposed.
Just like people, our feline friends can develop dental disease throughout their life that can cause them pain. Here, our West Salem veterinary team explains how to identify dental disease in your cat, a few common conditions that your cat may experience and ways you can prevent dental disease from developing in the first place.
Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in West Salem. The disease is typically found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.
Getting yearly fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your West Salem vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise.
Fleas are the most common external parasite, and they can make your pet miserable! If left untreated, they may even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our West Salem vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas.