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Is Heartworm Prevention More Affordable Than Treatment?

We could all do a lot with an extra thousand bucks, right? A week-long inclusive vacation, season tickets to the Spurs, or new kitchen cabinets might round out the list of possible options. However, in the case of an unfortunate diagnosis of heartworm disease in your pet, that little nest egg could be applied to […]
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What You Need to Know About Lyme Disease in Pets

Although Lyme disease is no stranger to the limelight, this vector-borne illness remains abstract to millions of people and their pets. If you’ve neither seen a tick before or experienced Lyme disease first hand, this topic may be somewhat mysterious. However, in a relatively small window (approximately 1-2 days), mystery can morph into full-blown misery […]
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The Case Against Home Remedies for Pet Parasites

Parasites. Yuck. Whether they be microscopic, worm-like, or have six legs, no one likes parasites; especially not on their family members, furry or otherwise. We have made great advances in recent years identifying safe, effective options for pet parasites prevention. For many reasons, however, people continue to turn to home remedies for pet parasites. Learn […]
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What About Worms? Pets and Parasites

No one likes to think about parasites. Unfortunately, they are a reality in pets (and people too!). Part of responsible pet ownership is protecting your pets from unwanted invaders. Doing so helps to keep dogs and cats healthier longer. Parasites in Pets It is not uncommon for our pets to be affected by one or […]
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Fleas, Ticks, and Heartworms: What You Need to Know

The spring rains and warmer temperatures mean that it is time to think seriously about parasites and protecting our pets. Fleas, ticks, and heartworm are all especially bad this time of year, and pets that aren’t protected by a monthly parasite preventative are at risk. These parasites are more than just a nuisance. All can […]
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