Q & A Q) Is it alright for me to hold my pet during the exam? Q) How old does my pet have to be to be considered geriatric? Should I do anything special for my old pet? Q) Aside from pet overpopulation issues, are there reasons to spay or neuter my pet? Q) What should I do if my pet catches a bat? Q) Is heat stroke a serious threat to my dog? Q) What is parvo? Q) Is antifreeze toxic to my cat or dog? Q) How important is flea control here in Western Oregon? Do I have to use flea control in the winter? Q) What causes ear infections? Q) Is chocolate toxic to pets? Q) Is dental care important for my pet? Q) Can I give my pet Tylenol or Ibuprofen? Q) Can I get worms from my pet?