Category Archives: Medicine

Thoughts on medical issues from the doctors and technicians at AHA

Can I get worms from my pet?

Jim Johnson   June 10, 2012   Comments Off on Can I get worms from my pet?

Q) Can I get worms from my pet? A) Unfortunately, the answer is “yes”. There are two diseases that can result from worms transmitted from your pet. The first, visceral larval migrans, results from oral ingestion of a microscopic worm egg, and can be especially serious in children. The second, cutaneous larval migrans, is caused by migration of a worm… Read more »

Our Veterinary Dental Suite

Jim Johnson   June 10, 2012   Comments Off on Our Veterinary Dental Suite

This is old news; but I want to add some background material to the blog before I release it into the wild… so to speak. We’re really proud of our dental suite. When we purchased the clinic, the practice did a lot of, ah, “minimal” dentals. Dr. Johnson wanted to raise the standard of care in this area, so the… Read more »