Clinic Blog

  • Rabies Vaccine

    Fri Dec 30 11:22:55 EST 2011 by: CTAMC Tag:


    For most people, hearing the word rabies strikes great fear.  With Hollywood portrayals such as “Cujo,” and the inevitably lethal result of a rabies infection, these fears are somewhat justified.  With understanding and knowledge, fears can b (read more)
  • Canine Lyme Disease

    Fri Dec 30 11:21:58 EST 2011 by: CTAMC Tag:


    Lyme disease is a clinical disorder caused by a microscopic organism, the spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, and is spread by ticks.  Fleas and mosquitoes have also been implicated in the spread of Lyme disease.  The ticks normally feed on sma (read more)
  • Feline Leukemia

    Fri Dec 30 11:21:08 EST 2011 by: CTAMC Tag:

    Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) is one of the three long-term, incurable viral diseases of cats.  FeLV infection is responsible for more deaths among cats than any other infectious disease, making it the most devastating feline disease worldwide.  I (read more)
  • Examination

    Fri Dec 30 11:19:21 EST 2011 by: CTAMC Tag:

    Examination
    Did you know that having your pet examined by his Veterinarian once every year is the equivalent of us seeing our regular doctor once every 5 years?

    Dogs and cats age about five times faster than we do.  This means their health p (read more)
  • Canine DA2PP

    Fri Dec 30 11:18:04 EST 2011 by: CTAMC Tag:

    Canine Biennial DHLP-P-C Booster
    What's this?  Alphabet soup?  Actually, it's veterinary "shorthand" for a very important vaccine for dogs and puppies:

    · "D" stands for Canine Distemper Virus, a highly contagious and commonly fatal infe (read more)