Heat stroke

We are fortunate to live in one of the most beautiful areas in Canada. One of the greatest advantages of the Okanagan Valley is the hot weather and all the pleasures that come along with it. But we all should remember that the hot temperature bears some hazards such as Heat stroke. Heat stroke is a condition where the body … Read More

Heartworm disease in dogs

Heartworms (Dirofilaria immitis) are large roundworms that live in the right side of the heart and the blood vessels that supply blood to the lungs. The mature form of the worm can grow to a length of 23-30 cm, and in severe cases a dog may be infested with hundreds of worms. Heartworm infestation can potentially cause damage to the … Read More