Most dog and cat owners understand the importance of keeping their pets safe from deadly parasites, like heartworms and intestinal worms. But, our stores are now being flooded with generic products and these new brands are creating confusion. In addition, some of the other, better known products, have disappeared leaving everyone even more confused. Exactly what parasite control products should you be using for your pets?

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We all know that your pet’s doctor will often ask one of his or her staff members to either help restrain a pet or maybe prepare a specific medication. But these helpers are often involved in a lot more than you may realize. From preparing laboratory samples to taking x-rays to communicating treatment plans with clients, veterinary technicians and assistants have carved out essential roles in modern animal hospitals.

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Keeping up with your pet’s oral health care can seem time consuming and often does not get done. But, good dental care, including brushing your pet’s teeth and regular professional cleanings at the veterinary office, can help prevent serious and expensive problems. And now, there’s one more high tech tool that help veterinarians find and solve these all too common pet dental problems!

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Our love affair with our pets and, indeed, with all animals, is astounding. So, it’s not surprising to realize that veterinarians are regarded with a high degree of respect and awe by animal lovers the world over. However, it takes much more than a love of animals to succeed as a member of this proud profession. A passion for the sciences and an analytical mind are also essential!

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