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How to Know if Your Pet Has Worms

October 15, 2014

Roundworms, tapeworms, hookworms, whipworms, earthworms, oh my. “One of these things is not like the others, one of these things just isn’t the same.”  Remember this song from “Sesame Street?” The thought of our pets or, even worse, us having “worms” is soooo gross. Yuck, icky! This is especially true if you happen to see these nasty parasites. However, sometimes these worms are not visible….  

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Pet Meds: What’s in a Name (Brand)?

December 03, 2012

Humans love names – they give us something to hold on to, something to remember things by and something to set one thing apart from another. Without a name, people on the street would just shout out “Hey, you” when they wanted to tell one person (me) that they (I) forgot to wear pants and everyone would have to turn around and look at that…  

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Veteran’s Day is Every Day at Service Dogs 4 Servicemen

November 09, 2012

For some time now, I’ve had the honor of working with Greyhound adoption. While these wonderful dogs are adopted out to caring individuals and families of all types, some newer programs that work specifically to match Greyhounds in need of a home with veterans who would benefit from a loyal, loving pet are some of my favorite stories. I am doubly honored to be able…  

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Understanding, Preventing and Treating Heartworms

September 26, 2012

Recently, fellow blogger Melissa Rice posted this piece about West Nile virus and how important it is to treat pets with products that repel and kill mosquitoes. That got me thinking about another mosquito-carried disease that is even more harmful to pets: heartworm. Here’s some interesting information on heartworm disease in general, and a series of questions and answers, based on the questions I frequently…  

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