Biting Flies

We’ve been seeing a lot of pets come in recently with small, red bug bites on them. Some are very itchy, others are not. Many people are concerned they are tick bites, but they are actually bites from a biting fly. The scientific name is Culicoides species, but the fly goes by many common names such as the biting midges, midgies, no see-ums, or punkies.

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Vacationing Part 2: Leaving Your Pet

Summer is the time of year when many people take their vacations. Whether leaving your pet in someone else’s care at home or taking them along for the ride, there are things you need to think about and plan ahead for. In part two of this series, we’ll go over things to remember when leaving your pet behind. Here are a few things to keep in mind: Continue…