CONNECT WITH US:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter

Archive for 'SENTRY'

Lyme Disease in the News: More Threats to You and Your Pet

April 17, 2015

Lyme disease continues to be in the news, and not just because spring is considered prime-time season. Here at Pet Health Central, we’ve recently discussed “Preventing Lyme Disease in Dogs Month” and some new studies regarding climate change and ticks. What’s crucial to know is that researchers continue to study ticks and the diseases they carry and new insights lead to more reasons than ever to…  

Read More

Stressed Pet? Think Pheromones!

August 25, 2014

“Follow your nose.”  Who is old enough to remember the famous cereal-selling toucan that said that? Of course one of the things our pets use their noses for is to smell, and this highly developed sense can pick up the chemical substance smells of what we refer to as pheromones. According to Mr. Webster, these chemical substances are produced by an animal and serve as…  

Read More

Fear the Flea! Tiny Pests are in the News!

August 18, 2014

We often think of fleas in terms of how they affect our pets, but the truth is, fleas are in the news! On July 15, fleas were responsible for bites on students at the Linda Vista Elementary School in San Diego, Calif., requiring fumigation not once but three times. Then, national and international media reported that on Aug. 4 and 5, the Orleans County Courthouse…  

Read More

April is Stress Awareness Month: How to Detect Signs of Stress in Your Pet

April 03, 2014

It’s common knowledge that many pets are stressed by thunder and lightening, not to mention a trip to the vet. But there are many other reasons that pets suffer from stress and anxiety and it happens mostly in their home environment. Typical signs of stress in dogs include: Excessive barking both inside and outside the home Accidents around the house Sudden displays or growing, snarling…  

Read More