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Heart of the Matter – Heartworms

“Angels walk among us, sometimes they are unseen and have wings, sometimes they pant and lick our faces.” ~Jonathon Brooks

The best weapon we have to protect our… 495 more words

Local tick bite can cause severe allergy to red meat

Carnivore no more? Doctors are seeing more and more people who have developed allergies to red meat after being bitten by a tick that has become a fixture in the eastern United States. 426 more words


Uptick in cases of one tick disease

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Ticks spread disease to humans.  They’re spreading one disease more than usual this year.

On Tuesday, the Missouri Department of Health reported there have been 128 confirmed cases of Ehrlichiosis in the state.  304 more words


The Nature Quest

I have so many stories to tell about our day at High Falls, but will focus on one that has to do with safety.

Who would think in this beautiful serene place you would be thinking about safety? 524 more words


Pesky Ticks and Mosquitoes

From the Department of Health and Human Services of North Carolina. . .

With summer fast approaching and people spending more time outdoors, it is important for everyone to take precautions against tick and mosquito bites. 370 more words

Infection Prevention And Control

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