Recall of Canine Heartworm Preventative & Baby Formula for Birds

Central Veterinary Associates is alerting pet owners that Virbac Animal Health of Fort Worth, Texas is recalling its Iverhart Max Chewable Tablets and Kaytee, a Central Garden & Pet brand based in Chilton, Wisconsin, is recalling its Kaytee exact® Hand Feeding Formula Baby Birds and Kaytee exact® Hand Feeding Formula Baby Macaw.… Read the rest

Central Veterinary Associates Warns Pet Owners of Heartworm Epidemic in the Spring

Warmer Winter Season and Above-Average Temperatures Bring Out Insects Earlier

With heartworm being diagnosed in all 50 states and The Companion Animal Parasite Council’s spring 2012 forecast calls for elevated levels of heartworm disease this year, with “high” levels in the Northeastern United States — including New York State — Central Veterinary Associates is warning pet owners that, with mosquitoes coming out earlier as the result of a warm winter, there will be a greater prevalence of heartworm during the spring season.… Read the rest

Protecting Your Dog in the Face of Pending Heartworm Medication Shortage

In the light of recent reports that a medication used for the treatment of heartworm in dogs is in short supply after the manufacturer stopped production this month, Central Veterinary Associates is urging its clients and the public to take preventative measures for their pets.… Read the rest