Month: December 2017

What Is Equine Infectious Anemia?

Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) is a noncontagious, infectious disease that can affect horses and other species of Equidae (like zebras and donkeys). If you’ve never heard of the disease before, finding out that a horse you own or watch after has been diagnosed with it can definitely be alarming. The disease is caused by an RNA virus that can cause…

What Should I Know About Heartworm Disease?

If you’ve recently taken your pet to the vet and had the doctor tell you that your pet has heartworm disease, you might be wondering what steps you need to take. Before you make any decisions, you want to know all the basics about heartworm disease. How does my pet get them? How can I prevent them from getting it…