Summer is a time of fun adventures + memories in the making! And who better to share the sunshine with than your best furry friend? Although summer means a lot of wonderful things, pet owners have a responsibility to make sure their pets are safe + healthy in the hotter months.
Pets are treated more frequently in summer due to their increased exposure to the outdoors. Heat related injuries, parasitic + infectious illnesses, + injuries caused by unsupervised fun are on the rise in the summer.
Leptospirosis is an infectious disease that is caused by multiple strains of bacteria called leptospira. It can cause kidney and liver damage that can be fatal in some animals if not treated immediately.