Monthly Archives: July 2015

Canine Influenza (CIV) Outbreak in North Carolina – A Guide for Pet Owners

An outbreak of canine influenza (CIV) in North Carolina has been confirmed by the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. As of July 16, 2015, a total of 3 confirmed cases of canine influenza had been reported to the Department, with an additional 200+ presumptive cases of the disease being treated by veterinarians in

Pet Fire Safety: How to Keep Your Furbabies Safe from a House Fire

One of the worst nightmares of any pet parent is the prospect of your beloved furry friend getting injured or killed in a house fire. Each year, July 15th is National Pet Fire Safety Day, and we at Harmony Animal Hospital wanted to take the opportunity to explain a few crucial tips on how you

8 Facts About Flea and Tick Prevention at Home

By Dr. Eve Boggs, DVM With the heat of the summer upon us, we are all aware of the presence of fleas and ticks. Most of us know how important it is to protect our furry friends from these nasty creatures, but here are 10 facts about parasites you might not be aware of. Fact