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Tag Archives: wormxplus

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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Goodness Sakes, Garter Snakes!

May 04, 2012

Bob (the stub-tailed Tabby) is a notorious snake hunter. We live in an old farmhouse in the Great Plains region, and the foundation, sadly, is not as tight as it once was…which means that garter snakes have often found their way into our basement. From there, our mighty feline hunter has spotted them, played with them until they were dead (or perhaps wished to be),…  

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