HEARTWORM TEST VS 4DX: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

We have all heard about heartworm tests but what about tick tests? What is this new 4dx that we keep hearing about? We have the answers! what is a heartworm test? Heartworm tests are commonplace to hear about but how often do we really talk about it? It is high time we do. Heartworms come … Continue reading HEARTWORM TEST VS 4DX: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

DOES MY DOG NEED HEARTWORM PREVENTION?

April is Heartworm Prevention Month! But how do you know if your dog needs it? We have found a handy flowchart to help with your decision! The short answer is YES!! EVERY SINGLE DOG NEEDS HW PREVENTION! But what if my dog is an indoor-only dog? This is a reasonable question! However, if we really … Continue reading DOES MY DOG NEED HEARTWORM PREVENTION?

WHY PETS NEED FLEA/TICK PROTECTION ALL YEAR ROUND

Winter is approaching, well, sort of, but it is still very important to keep your animals on flea/tick prevention! Certain ticks, such as the Blacklegged or Deer tick, survives well-below freezing temperatures by hiding in homes, piles of leaves, and on their hosts. They are extremely common in Oklahoma (see map below) and cause some nasty tick diseases.