Summer time issues for pets

July 6, 2011 10:56:14 AM PDT
With all of the hot and humid weather recently, it's hard to imagine that just a few months ago Chicago was being hit hard with record breaking snowfalls and heavy spring rains. Would you believe that today's hot and humid weather and all of the previous precipitation are the perfect environment for fleas, ticks and mosquitoes to thrive in? These words don't just haunt humans - they scare the heck out of your dog and cat too! Here to explain to us why is author and Celebrity Veterinarian Karen "Doc" Halligan.

Karen "Doc" Halligan's book, "What every Pet Owner Should Know" is available on