The Buzz About Parasite Prevention

Parasite prevention is a key component of having a healthy petWhether you’re firing up the grill or heading to the lake, it doesn’t take long to notice that annoying “bzzzzz” near your ear. That’s right! Bugs and parasites are out in full force, and nearly everyone is gearing up with lotions, sprays, and citronella candles to keep them away.

Parasite prevention should also be a no-brainer for our pets. Not only are parasites annoying, but they’re also dangerous, carrying diseases that can harm both pets and people. To fully prepare pet owners, the team at Eagle Spirit Mobile Veterinary Practice is offering up some suggestions on how to protect your furry pal.

Fleas, Ticks, Mosquitoes…Oh My!

It’s a given that these insects are a problem for outdoor enthusiasts everywhere. Spreading illnesses like Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Lyme disease, and even the plague, you may be wondering how you’ll ever enjoy summer this year. Unfortunately, these foes threaten your pet’s health, as well. Continue…

Pet Wellness Care: Keeping Your Pet Healthy and Happy for Life

Pet Wellness Care MattersWhat does wellness mean to you? Do you associate it with annual physical exams? How about things like exercise, eating well, and supporting emotional health? Wellness means many things to many people, but when it comes to pet wellness, what exactly does it mean for our pets? 

Eagle Spirit Mobile Veterinary Practice is here to help define some of the important aspects of pet wellness and how you can better support your furry friend.

Creating a Baseline of Health

One of the reasons it’s so important to bring your pet in for an exam as soon as possible is to establish a baseline of health. A baseline of health is basically your pet’s normal health during each stage of life.

This helps us identify any changes in your pet’s health over time and can make an incredible difference in detecting changes early on. By recognizing even subtle or minute changes in your pet’s health, we’re better equipped to treat problems before they become life threatening. Continue…