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Precautions for avian influenza (HPAI)

Cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported in wild birds in Massachusetts. Currently, no cases have been reported in domestic birds. We are reaching out to raise awareness and request your vigilance to improve the biosecurity of your backyard flocks. As a preventative measure, it is recommended that you keep your backyard Read More

BAER (Brainstem Auditory Evoked Responses) Testing

Congenital hearing loss is reported in 90 breeds with the Dalmatian, English setter, Cocker Spaniel, Bull terrier, Australian Cattle dog, Catahoula, Jack Russell terrier and Border collie being most frequently affected.

Leptospirosis Alert

What is leptospirosis? Leptospirosis is a disease caused by a bacterium (genus Leptospira) that can adversely affect your dog and be transmitted to humans. Wildlife, including raccoons, skunks, foxes, and rodents (mice, rats, moles), carry these bacteria that are shed in their urine. Dogs can become infected by coming in contact with the urine from Read More