At Van Roekel & Associates our North Fort Myers vets know how heartwarming it can be when your dog looks at you with an expression of love and happiness. But wait! Was that a smile you just spotted? Can your dog really smile? If so what causes dogs to smile? We look at the joyous topic of how dogs smile and why.
At Van Roekel & Associates we know you love your pet and want to do all you can to ensure they stay happy and healthy throughout their lifetime. So, today our North Fort Myers vets share a few tips on how to create a healthy environment and lifestyle for your four-legged friend.
If you have ever had to travel with your horses or farm animals to a different state, you know that it's not as simple as getting them in the trailer and leaving. Our North Fort Myers vets talk about how you can get a health certificate for your animal.
Coggins tests are a key element of your horse's annual preventive care. In today's post, we share some facts about Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), why Coggins testing is important for North Fort Myers horses, and how Coggins testing is performed.
Heartworm disease is a serious health condition that is typically fatal for pets. Yet heartworm disease is easily preventable. In today's post, our North Fort Myers vets explain more about heartworm disease, treatments that are available and how you can protect your pet against this serious condition.
Ticks can spread a number of serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to people and pets. In this post, our North Fort Myers vets explain how these external parasites thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.
Getting yearly fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your North Fort Myers vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise.