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Do Cats Need Heartworm Prevention?

April 07, 2014

Spring is upon us and most of us have heard the saying, “April showers bring May flowers.” But, spring and these showers also bring that annoying buzzing sound from those flying, pesky, disease carrying insects: mosquitoes. These nasty insects can spread disease to our pets — the most common that dog owners are aware of is heartworm disease. As the name implies, it is a…  

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EEKS: The Worst Flea and Tick Season in a Decade

September 11, 2012

For pet parents, here’s a disturbing thought: this is being hailed as the worst flea and tick season in the past decade. According to research done by the Department of Parasitology at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University in Alabama, fleas spend only about 20 percent of their time on your cat or dog; the rest of their lifespan is spent free-ranging in…  

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