Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Lice in Pets

lice in petsIt may be that every parent’s worst nightmare is that dreaded phone call from school that a lice case has been identified in their child’s classroom. Just the word lice gives many of us the heebie-jeebies.

Did you know, though, that we see lice in pets as well? Before you start obsessively scratching your head, there are a few things you should know. Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates is your experts on lice in pets, as well as a multitude of other animal-related topics.


DIY Don’ts: Natural Flea and Tick Treatments to Avoid

natural flea and tickFleas and ticks pose a serious risk to pets, and as spring ramps up, these ectoparasites are out and about in droves. Protecting your pet is a must, but many pet owners worry that the ingredients in traditional flea and tick preventive medications are harsh, or could pose a danger to their pets.

The temptation to experiment with natural flea and tick prevention methods can be high, especially with so much information available on the internet today. Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates wants to make sure you understand the risks involved with DIY flea and tick control, and what the safe and effective alternatives are.


Must Catch Buzzy, Flying Thing (What to Do When Your Pet Gets Stung)

Pet Gets StungIt’s only a matter of time until the buds open on all the trees and the flowers bloom. All across Michigan, spring will wield its intoxicating power over all of us, and your pet is no exception. Chances are, they’ll be keenly aware of all the lovely scents in the air. But with these heavenly aromas come bees and wasps. Yes, doing all the important pollinating are these busy 6-legged insects. On one hand, we love them for it, but on the other, what do you do when your pet gets stung?