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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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How to Prevent and Safely Remove Ticks

Let’s face it, nobody likes ticks. The very thought of them often causes a grimace, and every spring and summer brings those tiny goblins into the thick underbrush, long greasses, and trees, where they wait for a warm-blooded animal to stroll by. Like you or your dog…
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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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