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Leptospirosis and Pets

Deadly Bacterial Disease Making a Comeback

Labrador retrieverLeptospirosis—commonly referred to as “lepto” by veterinarians, is a flu-like disease that affects pets, particularly dogs. If not treated in time, it can become deadly. While at one point in time considered less of a threat to pets, recent outbreaks of lepto have been reported in the United States.Read Story

Pet Ear Infections

Otitis Externa is a Common Pet Ailment

A vet examines a cat's earOtitis externa, or ear infection, refers to an inflammation of the outer ear canal, and can be caused by parasites, yeast or bacteria. It’s also one of the top claims submitted by Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) policyholders year after year.Read Story

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First Aid For Your Pet

Pet First Aid Checklist

You can easily put together a well-stocked pet first aid kit.
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Emergency Survival Story


Catching snowballs while on vacation wasn't as much fun as anticipated when Toby's leg snapped like a broomstick after landing hard in the snow.Full Story

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