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Is Circovirus Something to Worry About?

You might have read recently about a “new” virus in the Ohio area causing deaths among dogs.  At this time, there is no evidence that the “circovirus” is actually the cause of disease in these dogs, but we do not really understand the virus well. Circovirus is known to cause a syndrome called vasculitis in [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:16+00:00December 11th, 2013|Pet Health Care|2 Comments

Meet Mira

Say Hello to Mira!  This little puppy showed up at Animal Care Clinic after an amazing young couple drove to the central valley to rescue her from the streets.  During her first visit, Dr. Markoff diagnosed Sarcoptic mange, hip dysplasia and diarrhea that could have been the beginnings of either parvovirus or distemper.  The necessary [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:18+00:00August 28th, 2013|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

KSBY Experts – Chronic Diarrhea

Written by Bonnie Markoff, DVM, ABVP No one likes having diarrhea. Luckily, for all of us, most cases of diarrhea are short-lived and resolve themselves within a day or two. I'm not sure if there is anything in veterinary medicine more frustrating than chronic, or long-term, diarrhea. Whenever a dog or cat presents to Animal [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:34+00:00March 24th, 2011|Pet Health Care|0 Comments