Posts from August, 2018
The team at The Maywood Veterinary Clinic is pleased to announce that our blog has ranked #44 in Feedspot’s Top 100 Veterinary Blogs of 2018! This is tremendous news, and we are honored to be ranked among some of the world’s most respected professional blogs.
We are also humbled to have some of the world’s best blog readers. #smileyface
According to Feedspot, the criteria for ranking is based on:
- Google reputation and Google Search Ranking
- Influence and popularity on Facebook, Twitter, and other SM sites
- Quality and consistency of posts
- Feedspot’s editorial team and expert review
Again, we are thrilled beyond words to make this list and want to thank you – our readers, our clients – for inspiring us everyday with your wonderful pets and your devotion to their well-being.
Heartworm disease was once thought to be a problem only in the southern and southeastern United States, but it’s now found in all 50 states. Heartworm disease can cause life threatening problems in dogs and is nearly always fatal to cats.
Unfortunately, heartworm disease is on the rise for both dogs and cats. That’s why The Maywood Veterinary Clinic wants to take a moment to review what this disease is and how to prevent it.
Heartworms are parasites that are contracted once an animal is bitten by a mosquito that’s carrying the worm. Once inside the animal’s body, the worm grows and reproduces, eventually invading the heart, lungs, and associated blood vessels. If left untreated, heartworm disease can result in significant damage to a pet’s internal organs and cause lots of pain and suffering. Eventually, death can occur. Continue…