Author Archives: Dr. Kari Searcy



Dr. Kari Searcy

Lyme Disease Prevention
in RVVS Blog

Toxic Tick Transmission

Anytime your pet picks up a tick, the risk for Lyme disease infection exists. The good news is that only certain types of ticks can carry and transmit the bacteria that cause Lyme disease. Even...

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March 07, 2018
Preventing Heartworm
in RVVS Blog

Heartworm Prevention

Your pet has just been diagnosed with heartworms. Now what? Unfortunately for our feline friends, the “now what” involves either supportive care to help them clear the infection or surgery to remove at least some...

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March 05, 2018
The Great Dog Food Search
in RVVS Blog

The Great Dog Food Search

As a veterinarian, I find the pet food industry beyond overwhelming and unfortunately at times a bit manipulative. Prior to the development of this billion dollar industry, it was a much simpler time… Long are...

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January 02, 2018