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  • April is Heartworm Awareness Month
    Dogs are like children.  There’s the good–the joy of their arrival, being a part of their day-to-day growth, and the unqualified love that flows in both directions.  And there’s the not so good.  Like children, dogs need protection from a variety of illnesses.What are heartworms?Heartworms are little foot-long worms (parasites) that live in a dog’s […]
  • Careers with Horses - The Bloodstock Agent
    Want to be make a career of running around with the most beautiful horses? Maybe becoming a bloodstock agent is the job for you. You won't get too dirty and, best of all, this is one of the few jobs with horses that can make you some real  money!  If you're good at it, of […]
  • Building a Strong Connection with your Parrot
    Developing a great connection with your parrot starts the first day you bring her home. Behavioral problems of all kinds can be avoided by having a keen eye, creating an exciting environment, and demonstrating respect.  Fundamentals of Parrot PartneringCaging You need room to move--so does a parrot.  Remember:  your friend has to spend many hours in […]

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Service Dog, Emotional Support or Therapy Dog–Explaining the Differences

We've all been there--the supermarket, the train, a restaurant.   In comes someone with their dog.  Why their dog...why not yours?  It's hard to figure out which animals are entitled to full public access and which are not. Let's take a look at the difference in each of these labels, and what they represent for owners [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|Blog|

Caring for the Older Horse

With today's ever-advancing health care and better-quality feeds, horses are staying active and living longer than ever before.  One year of a horse's life is equal to an average of three years of a human's life.  Depending on breed, management and environment, the modern domestic horse has a life expectancy of 25 to 30 years.  [...]

By | April 17th, 2017|Blog|

April is Heartworm Awareness Month

Dogs are like children.  There's the good--the joy of their arrival, being a part of their day-to-day growth, and the unqualified love that flows in both directions.  And there's the not so good.  Like children, dogs need protection from a variety of illnesses. What are heartworms? Heartworms are little foot-long worms (parasites) that live in [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Blog|

Careers with Horses – The Bloodstock Agent

Want to be make a career of running around with the most beautiful horses? Maybe becoming a bloodstock agent is the job for you. You won't get too dirty and, best of all, this is one of the few jobs with horses that can make you some real  money!  If you're good at it, of [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Blog|

Building a Strong Connection with your Parrot

Developing a great connection with your parrot starts the first day you bring her home. Behavioral problems of all kinds can be avoided by having a keen eye, creating an exciting environment, and demonstrating respect. Fundamentals of Parrot Partnering Caging You need room to move--so does a parrot.  Remember:  your friend has to spend many [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Blog|

March 23rd is National Puppy Day

National Puppy Day seeks to celebrate the unconditional love that puppies bring to people's lives.  Held each year on March 23 and celebrating its 11th year, it is the inspiration of lifestyle expert Colleen Paige, who also created National Dog Day and National Cat Day.  The goal, says the National Puppy Day website, is "to [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|Blog|

Vet Team Fatigue

If members of a vet team are suffering from burnout, there's no doubt it will affect efficiency, success and profitability of a practice.  That's why it's essential for practice owners or managers to take steps to handle stressful situations. Consider your veterinary practice: Are you providing continuing education for your staff to inspire new knowledge? [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|Blog|

Pygmy Goat Health – Part 1

Pygmy goats are cute and cuddly and provide us with many valuable services. For example, they keep the vegetation on your property cut, they produce natural fertilizers that you can use for your garden, and they also help control populations of fleas and ticks on your property. Raising pygmy goats is funny and enjoyable. This [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|Blog|

Animal Cruelty

Here at Diagnostic Imaging Systems, we've made it our goal to help veterinarians and their teams provide the greatest care possible.  DIS products are specifically designed and engineered to match equine, mixed, or small animal practice requirements. We know that you enjoy reading our blogs.  Sometimes you'll find information for both the professional and the [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Blog|

National Love Your Pet Day

We don't know how it started.  We don't know when it started.  On February 20th, pet lovers everywhere observe National Love Your Pet Day.  This unofficial holiday is an excuse (as if you need one) to give extra attention to your pets.  It's a great day to focus on that special connection between animals and [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Blog|
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