Tag Archives: dog disease

Circovirus Linked to Multiple Deaths of Michigan Dogs

Posted on: October 10, 2013 - 4 Comments

Recently, reports of what seems to be an emerging virus have come from multiple states, including California, Michigan, and Ohio. As of October 3, 2013, circovirus has been confirmed in two dogs that have died in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Another four dog deaths in Ann Arbor are suspected to have been in part due to circovirus related illness.

How Important Are Vaccines?

Posted on: December 10, 2010 - 3 Comments

In our industry, the discussion about vaccines has been raging.  The debate is centered on which vaccines to use and how often to vaccinate pets to ensure that they be protected against many deadly diseases.  Even though there is controversy surrounding vaccines, few will debate the benefit that vaccines have brought to the veterinary field.  Read More

A War in the Neighborhood

Posted on: March 12, 2008 - 5 Comments

A war is about to start in my neighborhood, the same war that is being fought in neighborhoods around the world. There is a public footpath across the road from where I live. This path is used by runners, mothers pushing prams, children on their bicycles and people walking their dogs.