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How To Fight Ticks in Your Home & Yard

It only takes one tick to infest your home and yard. Yes, only one! A pregnant female tick can lay thousands of eggs and once they hatch, they go in search of food. And the only food ticks want is blood from people or animals, including our pets. Since some ticks carry infectious diseases, they’re definitely […]

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What Happens After Your Pet Has A Tick Bite?

  Warning!  It’s peak tick season again.  We’ve written before about how to check your pet for ticks and how to fight them.  Now it’s time to let you know what happens after your pet has a tick bite. What, Exactly, are Ticks? First, a quick biology lesson about ticks.  There are several species, including the […]

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How to Introduce Natural Products into Your Pet’s Life

We all want what’s best for our pets. For many of us, that means switching to natural foods and products for our furry friends that are free from harmful ingredients and chemicals. By feeding them healthier, nutritious foods and using products that are pet-safe, we may help our beloved pets lead a longer life. Need […]

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How to Check Your Pet for Ticks

It has to be one of the most unpleasant things a pet parent has to tackle: removing ticks from your dog or cat. Unlike fleas, ticks — they’re like gross little vampire bugs — attach themselves to your pet’s skin, bite them, suck their blood and eventually drop off. They’re most active in autumn and spring, but […]

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How to Check Your Pet for Fleas

Your dog seems to be scratching more than normal. You find tiny specks of black dirt in your cat’s bedding. You start to wonder if your pet might have fleas. Here’s what to do if you suspect these nasty little blood-sucking pests have taken up residence on your pet: Behavior. Watch your pet for unusual […]

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Make Your Garden Safe for Your Pets

It’s not just humans who enjoy going out into the garden as soon as the sun starts shining. Our dogs and cats love “garden time” too. It means they can laze in the sun, chase insects and play games – and spend quality time with the people they love best. Of course, we want out […]

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The Tricks to Fighting Ticks On Your Pet and In Your Home

If fleas can make for a bad week, ticks are liable to make for a bad year, or worse. So it’s really important to protect against them and keep them out of the house. For some tips on keeping your pet and home tick-free, we decided to have a Q&A with our resident vet experts: […]

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Fighting Fleas Indoors and Out

There are more than 2,200 different kinds of fleas, but it only takes one to create misery in your home. How do they get there? They jump on your pets when they’re out in the yard—wildlife such as squirrels and opossums can deposit flea eggs there—or playing at the park or beach. And while many […]