Browsing Archive: June, 2011

EWWW Worms!

Posted by Lindsey Haile on Wednesday, June 8, 2011,

Worms are a major threat to both dogs and cats.  Our area harbors a large population of roundworms, hookworms, whipworms and tapeworms.   Many people know that worms may cause weight loss, a swollen abdomen, or vomiting and diarrhea.  However, worms can cause much more serious damage and even death.  Roundworms and hookworms are the two worms most common in puppies and cats.  Whipworms in adult dogs are perhaps the most dangerous, covert worm attacker.  Many of the common heartworm preventati...


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The Cat is out of the Bag!

Posted by Lindsey Haile on Wednesday, June 8, 2011,

Springtime is the season when baby animals are born.  Fuzzy, playful, curious kittens are no exception.  We have several adorable kittens available for adoption at King WillIam Veterinary Clinic.  They are lively, affectionate little creatures that are waiting to meet their new families.

 Cats have some interesting qualities to their reproductive systems that result in an abundance of spring and summer time young.  The female cat or the “Queen” has an active reproductive cycle somewhe...


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