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Tweet To Flea or Not To Flea… Dog Friendly Effective Flea Treatments (via http://www.wagthedoguk.com) To Flea or Not To Flea… There’s no doubt that fleas are incredible creatures. According to the geniuses at QI, they can jump up to 150 times their own height, pull over 160,000 times their own weight and accelerate at speeds [...]
Tweet Tips for keeping your pet flea-free this season (via OregonLive.com) Monique Balas Uh-oh. Is your cat or dog starting to scratch? Fleas could be the reason. Flea season usually begins in the springtime and continues through early fall, but thanks to Oregon’s moderate climate, they could survive all year round. Bites from fleas can [...]
Tweet flea and tick prevention: the more you know (via DogRelations™) http://www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/dog-from-toxic-flea-tick-prevention/?inf_contact_key=1378c2b640e06ca8d1fa0d6658bb327e10e36d10a4e95e03d2728e5da158a480 Your Dog And Toxic Flea And Tick Prevention inShare The advent of easy to use spot-on products has made flea and…
Tweet Fleas are gross. Really gross. But they can also transmit some pretty nasty diseases to your cat or dog, as well as causing other health problems for your 4-legged friend. So how can you prevent these sneaky little creatures from running rampant? We’re getting all the facts from veterinarian Dr. Angela Roberts!
Tweet A DogGeek.com exclusive by Teresa Barker Well, summer is officially here, and with the sun and the heat, come the bugs. It’s important to have a flea and tick prevention plan for your dogs, whether it’s topical chemicals, natural alternatives, or a combination of both. Be sure to talk to your vet about flea [...]
Tweet While it was nice to have such a mild winter and such a warm spring, it could have some consequences come summer. The warmer weather could mean more ticks, fleas and mosquitoes looking to dine on your dog. Luckily, La Grange Park has a new vet who knows her stuff. Dr. Susan Dowd, owner [...]
Tweet For pet owners, summer is not just a time for playing fetch, it’s also the time for ticks and fleas. In fact, the 2012 season is predicted to be one of the worst on record. Thanks to the warm winter temperatures we experienced, ticks and fleas are out in full force earlier than in [...]
Tweet The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and the snow has melted. All of these spring changes lead to increased risks for your pet as flea and tick season has arrived. Most veterinarians recommend year-round flea and tick prevention for pets. Fleas can easily live in your house throughout winter months. The tick [...]
Tweet With nice weather approaching, pet owners are giving their indoor pets more outside time. Taking your pets outside during warmer weather can pose several health threats to your pet. Pet shop owners from Dyvig’s Pet Shoppe and the Ark offer their friendly advice on how to keep your pets healthy during the spring and [...]
Tweet Question: My neighbor’s dog was recently diagnosed with Lyme disease. I am confused what type of tick causes it. What should I be doing to avoid this happening in my pets? Answer: You are not alone in your confusion. Tick populations and the incidence of tick-borne diseases are spreading. Climate change has led to [...]
Tweet Allergies can cause misery for pets and humans alike. But allergies in animals are not always easy to diagnose and treat. “I feel so bad because he can’t tell me what’s wrong,” said Angela Duyao of Gilroy, 80 miles south of San Francisco. Harley, her 2-year-old Shih Tzu, has food and seasonal allergies. It [...]
Tweet As the days get longer and warmer, people tend to spend more time outdoors with their four-legged friends. Unfortunately, little critters such as fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes spend their time outside too and your dog makes a very nice home for them. They’re not just annoying to your dog they are dangerous. Fleas can [...]