Articles Tagged: “diarrhea”

Parvovirus is back

Traditionally, we see an increase in parvovirus every spring and fall (in the Chandler and Gilbert areas). This year (2016) is no exception. In fact, this has been a very busy parvo season so far. We have seen entire litters  Continue Reading »

Giardia – common parasite, common questions

Giardia is a protozoan parasite that can infect both humans and animals. This parasite is mostly seen in puppies and younger animals but can also infect older pets. Giardia is spread through the fecal- oral route. This means that the  Continue Reading »

Parvo Virus…It’s baaaack

In the Southeast Valley, nearly every October and November, we see an increase in the  number of cases of Canine Parvovirus (“parvo”). Canine Parvovirus is an extremely contagious and potentially deadly infection of dogs. While parvo can affect dogs of  Continue Reading »

Probiotics for restoring a healthy GI system

Stress, new home, change in diet, surgery, etc. Many situations can result in a sudden change in the health of a dog’s intestinal tract. But no matter what the initial cause is, loose stools or diarrhea are the common outcome.   Continue Reading »