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Pet Parasite Prevention 101

Dogs and cats are susceptible to a number of internal and external parasites, some of which are capable of being passed to humans. Year-round, monthly parasite prevention is not only a vital component of your pet’s overall health and wellbeing, … Continue reading

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Sunscreen and Bug Spray for Pets

We are now deep into summer and we hope that you and your pets have been enjoying the great outdoors. If you have been outside much, though, you know how much of a damper the sun and bugs can put … Continue reading

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The Tick Boom and Your Pet

Ticks have been an increasing problem for people and their pets over the past few years. According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, reported cases of Lyme disease have almost doubled in two years, with the western … Continue reading

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Anaplasmosis: The OTHER Tick Disease

  Pretty much everybody has heard of Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.  But did you know that there was another type of tick-borne disease that affects dogs called Anaplasmosis?  Here is what you need to know: Anaplasmosis is … Continue reading

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All about heartworm disease… How much do you know?

So, what exactly is heartworm disease? Heartworm disease refers to clinical symptoms that result from a parasite injected into the bloodstream by mosquitoes. Heartworms go through several cycles of maturation: Larvae are injected into the dog’s blood stream by a mosquito … Continue reading

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