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Tag Archives: Fiproguard

Spring is Beautiful…Except for This ONE Thing

April 21, 2014

In general, I am a big spring fan. It gets all warm and stuff and you are no longer required to wear 17 layers of down to keep your protruding bits from freezing off, which is a plus. You can fly kites, plant a garden, go outdoors. You can emerge from your cozy winter cocoon and start poking your head from the ground (if you…  

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Anemia: What Is It?

March 24, 2014

Anemia is one of those medical terms that you may hear tossed around a bit, but what is it, really? I have always thought that knowing the origin of a word can help understand it, so let’s start there. The Greek root ‘an’ means without, while ‘emia’ refers to blood. So we have ‘an-emia’ or without blood! Being anemic means not having enough blood to…  

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5 Spring Tips to Add to the ‘To Do’ List

March 20, 2014

Is spring really here? If you’re from the Midwest you might literally be jumping for joy right now — I am! Ahhh, the sun is shining, birds are chirping and perhaps even the snow is melting. Whoo-hoo! What does spring bring for us pet parents of the world? A whole lot! As a precursor, I’m a pretty tidy person. I Love — with a capital “L” —…  

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Should I Treat My Pet for Fleas and Ticks Year-Round?

January 08, 2014

“You Hoser!”  “You Knob!” These are just a couple of quotable lines by Bob and Doug McKenzie of “The Great White North.” Currently it is winter in the Northern Hemisphere and many areas are indeed white, though not all. So, is it safe to stop utilizing flea and tick preventatives on our pets during this season? The farther north you go, it might be reasonable to…  

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