Posts By: Kathy Rausch, DVM

Year-Round Fleas & Ticks in Minnesota?

Posted April 4, 2019 @ 12:09pm

Someday, in the not-so-far-off future, we may be calling flea and tick season “flea and tick year.” Here in Minnesota, we’re used to a six-month or more reprieve from creepy crawlies, but are they moving closer to being year-round...

 

Does My Dog Need Heartworm Preventative?

Posted March 26, 2019 @ 2:24pm

Does My Dog Need Heartworm Preventative?Spring is here! And with spring comes heartworm season. Your vet may be encouraging you to get your dog heartworm tested, and you may be ready to start your dog on preventatives. We’ve all heard about heartworms for years and have...

 

Cold Medicine Toxicity in Pets

Posted November 6, 2018 @ 1:14pm

Cold Medicine Toxicity in PetsDid you sneeze? Bless you! Pardon me while I take a drink of water – this nagging cough has been bothering me for a couple of weeks. Cold and flu season is here, and it’s a difficult one this year. Seems like everyone is getting sick and...

 

Valentine's Day Gifts for Your Dog

Posted February 13, 2018 @ 8:59am

Valentine's Day Gifts for Your DogValentine's Day is around the corner. Do you know what you're going to get your sweetheart? Maybe you've thought ahead and have the cards, dinner reservations, and flowers all prepared for the people you love – but what about your...

 

Alcohol Poisoning in Pets

Posted December 26, 2017 @ 12:48pm

Alcohol Poisoning in PetsHappy New Year! We’ve opened the presents, baked the cookies, and left out the milk for Santa — and now it’s time for our thoughts to turn to something a little stronger. Now is the season for glittery party attire, noisemakers,...

 

How to Tell If Beekeeping Is Right for You

Posted July 19, 2016 @ 10:31am

How to Tell If Beekeeping Is Right for YouBeekeeping! Who hasn’t considered it at some point? It has exploded in popularity in the last 10 years, and it seems like everyone is giving it a try. Any why not? There’s a lot to be said for keeping bees. Firstly, they...

 

 
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