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What does heartworm disease look like in your region?

The Companion Animal Parasite Council provides great data each year on how heartworm impacts dogs in each region of the United States. Highest risk areas are featured in a deep orange color, where areas with less risk have a lighter orange color. It’s important to note this map clearly shows that heartworm disease is found

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The 4 Vaccine Packages that Keep Your Cat Healthy

VIP Petcare has compiled the most important vaccinations for your cat into affordable and convenient packages. Protection should start early for kittens and boosters should be given annually for adult cats. Our veterinarians will work with you to get your pet exactly the health care he or she needs. Here is a basic rundown of

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6 Signs of Heartworm Disease in Cats

Pinpointing whether or not a cat has heartworm disease can be difficult due to the way the heartworm behaves inside a cat’s body. Although rare, if a cat does contract heartworm disease, there are symptoms that can notify you something is wrong. Below are some common symptoms in cats associated with heartworm disease. It’s always

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VIP Petcare and NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations have teamed up for another year up to help Clear the Shelters!

Join us on Saturday, August 19, at hundreds of participating animal shelters across the country to find new homes for thousands of pets! Participating shelters will be offering low cost or zero cost adoptions as part of this event. This is a great opportunity if you have been contemplating adding a new family member. Last

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It’s Pet Anxiety Awareness Week!

June 25-July 1 is Pet Anxiety Awareness week, just in time for a very busy summer weekend. Just like humans, pets also experience fear, anxiety and stress (FAS). With Fourth of July festivities just around the corner, it’s important to remember that your pet may be extra sensitive to the sounds of fireworks and other

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