July 4th Pet Safety Tips

July 4th Pet Safety Tips

  For humans, fireworks are a fun, exciting way to celebrate holidays, especially the Fourth of July. However, for our furry friends, fireworks are much less exciting and often cause your pets’ anxiety. To ensure that you and your pets have a stress free Fourth...

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Flea Season

Flea Season

Fleas are a dreaded creature to all pet owners. They seem to infest our beloved pets and make theirs, and our lives a misery. They make our pets itchy and can carry diseases and tapeworms. So, what can we do about it? How can we help our pets and keep our houses flea...

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Ticks and Tick Prevention

Ticks and Tick Prevention

Tick season is here in North Carolina, and with COVID-19 keeping many from work and social visits, going outside suddenly seems like a great idea, especially in our beautiful N.C. spring weather. However, ticks also enjoy our weather and are out about, ready to attach...

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COVID-19 & Pets

COVID-19 & Pets

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Some cause illness in people while others can cause illness in animals. Some coronaviruses that infect animals can sometimes spread to people, but this is extremely rare, and while the outbreak of COVID-19 has...

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Heartworm Prevention

Heartworm Prevention

Lazy 5 Vets is ready to ensure that we protect your pet against this life-threatening infestation with heartworm prevention. Mammals are the primary species that can contract heartworm disease. Dogs, cats, and ferrets are all at risk, but many other mammals carry the...

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Dental Health Among Pets

Dental Health Among Pets

 Humans are taught from an early age to take care of their teeth. Early childhood educators dedicate entire weeks to teaching health to their young students to help them develop good habits. Yet, what about our furry children? With all their chewing of...

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Snip, Snip, Hooray!

Snip, Snip, Hooray!

Each year, more than 6 million homeless animals end up in animal shelters in the U.S. 2.7 million of these animals are euthanized because they don’t have homes to go to. We can save our cats and dogs from the suffering and death caused by overpopulation by getting...

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How Can You Prevent Obesity in Pets

How Can You Prevent Obesity in Pets

Around the New Year, it is common for people to make dieting and exercising some of their main goals. You hear people talk about losing weight and getting healthy, but what about our furry companions? Should your pet have diet and exercise as part of their...

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