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World Mosquito Day

My younger brother used to call mosquitoes vampire bugs. I thought that was an apt description, and went along with it myself.  The deadliest creatures on Earth are also… 854 more words


Trifexis heartworm & flea preventative: good or bad?

With recent news of Trifexis being blamed for numerous dog deaths, the FDA is taking a closer look to see if Trifexis is the direct cause. 74 more words


Local Vet Says The Time Is Now To Protect Your Pets From Heart Worm And Tics

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Even if your dog doesn’t run through the woods, or in fields, they can still get bitten by mosquitos or tics.

Dr. Jean Geske is the Medical Director at VCA Bloomington Veterinary Hospital. 284 more words



“Animal lovers are a special breed of humans, generous of spirit, full of empathy, perhaps a little prone to sentimentality, and with hearts as big as a cloudless sky”   John Grogan… 470 more words

Why is there "Spaghetti" coming out of my dog's bottom?

Worms! One of the few things that is very likely to gross out any pet owner AND vet! Apart from making one gag at the sight of them, intestinal worms are a genuine threat to health and well-being, especially in young pups, kittens and senior pets. 484 more words

Kentucky: Rank 14th for Heartworm Positive Patients

Kentucky canine and feline patients are at an increased risk of contracting heartworm disease.  The newest data is out and we are currently ranking 14 out of 50 states and the District of Columbia.   291 more words


Meet the Parasites

The Pet Supplies Delivered Guide to Common Pet Parasites

They lurk in dog parks, back yards, and sometimes even in your carpet: pet parasites. They’re tiny, gross, hard to get rid of, but easy to prevent. 303 more words

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