Category Archive : virus

We continue to be inundated with information about the flu season and the H1N1 swine flu virus. We all ask ourselves the question, should I get the H1N1 flu shot? Is this virus more dangerous than the seasonal flu? Who are the people at risk and even dying from the disease? What is in the […]

Canine Coronavirus is a highly contagious virus that invades and replicates in the small intestine. The resulting symptoms are generally not too severe except if the dog is already infected with the Parvo virus. Together Corona and Parvo are synergistic producing exaggerated symptoms and possibly leading to death.Corona is typically spread by fecal material. The […]

What is Hepatitis C Virus?Hepatitis C Virus is a virus that can damage the liver. Unlike hepatitis A and B there is no vaccine to protect against hepatitis c.How could I get Hepatitis C?Hepatitis C is carried in the blood. The virus is mainly spread through contact with the blood of a person who has […]

"My cat keeps sneezing. How serious is it?" At first you thought it was no big deal. But you know that chronic sneezing might be a sign of a serious more condition, just as in humans. You hate seeing your pet suffer, and hate cleaning up all the mucous and snot! But what you really […]