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Why Monthly Heartworm Protection Might Not Be Necessary

When it comes to talking about parasites most people cringe – and for a good reason.

Parasites are freeloaders; they are like the guests that come to your house uninvited with no intentions of leaving. 1,036 more words

Dog Health

Pet Tips for Warmer Weather: Heartworm Prevention

If you`re pet is a big outdoor buff when warm weather hits, animal experts say now is a good time to make sure they`re updated on vaccines and a few other items. 28 more words

Leckey Live

Passwords - Have you thought about all of yours?

With the announcemnt of HeartBleed it has made me think about my current situation.  Having been on the internet for years now and visiting numerous sites means I have generated numerous passwords.   695 more words


My Dog Has Heartworms

Our dog, Jax – a five-year-old Jack Russell/chihuahua mix that we adopted a little less than a year ago – has heartworms!

When we found this out last week, my first instinct was to hit Google to learn more. 90 more words

Why we recommend heartworm preventative for all dogs.

You might notice that we are starting to get more vocal about our recommendation that all dogs either be on monthly heartworm preventative year-round or tested for the disease annually. 645 more words


Dog Health Walks

Spring has sprung and it’s time to get out and get moving! We are teaming up with Lorain County Metroparks  to do monthly Dog Health Walks at the Wellington Reservation, 535 Jones Road, Wellington, the fourth Wednesday of every month- April-September at 7pm. 85 more words


Tomorrow's Forecast: Parasite Prevention

If you have pets, understanding the risks and means of preventing parasites is a key part in keeping them happy and healthy.  While the cost of preventatives may seem high, and to some an expense greater than the risk, the costs of treating many of the common parasites seen in companion animals is much higher.   725 more words