5-Year Old Boy Contracts Rare Tick Borne Disease

5-Year Old Boy Contracts Rare Tick Borne Disease

A five year old baby in Griswold contracted Connecticut’s first case of Powassan virus. It is believed that he contracted the disease from a tick brought into the house by another member of the family.   Powassan virus is a very serious, tick-borne disease....
Bee Advised

Bee Advised

As of January 2017, a new FDA law requires honeybees to be under the care of veterinarians   In an effort to curb the rising number of food animal diseases that are resistance to antibiotics, the FDA has classified honeybees a ‘food producing animal’ and requires...
Puppy Training 101

Puppy Training 101

The American Kennel Association has drafted a list of the ten commands that every dog should understand.  In fact your pup can be tested for good manners by the AKC and be granted the Canine Good Citizen Award.  Read on to find out what the 10 commands are and how to...
Canine Good Citizen Prize

Canine Good Citizen Prize

  The AKC Canine Good Citizen Award is only given to dogs that can perform these ten tasks on command. Could your dog pass the test and earn the gold?   Every year thousands of dogs are unnecessarily euthanized because of behavior issues. What a tragedy!...
The Road Kills

The Road Kills

Recent motorcyclist’s death underlines the growing issue of Fairfield County’s exploding deer population   In the early morning hours of June 22nd, Travis Boher, age 30 and father of two, struck a deer while driving to work on his motorcycle. Both Boher and the...