April 18, 2011
As spring and summer arrive many dogs experience skin problems. The most common sign that your dog has problems with his skin is persistent itching and scratching. Your dog may also experience ..
March 23, 2011
A dog can often be the most valuable part of any family or person's life, which is why it is so important to look after a dog's health. An owner should always be sure to give the proper nutrition to ..
July 21, 2010
If you have a pet dog or cat, odds are clear that you might have given some serious thought to stopping them from receiving fleas or ticks. It's even possible that you've dealt with this previously ..
January 30, 2009
Travelers, campers, tourists and vacationers alike can be at risk for getting Lyme disease, a serious, debilitating condition caused by being bitten by an infected tick. What are the symptoms of ..
November 11, 2008
Is your home being invaded by ugly, annoying bugs? Are you tired of encountering houseflies and fruit flies that have the nerve to buzz in your ears, fly in your face and land on your food in your ..
September 16, 2008
Ticks can be a major nuisance to your pet and can cause a number of different diseases. In fact, ticks are one of the most problematic of parasites when it comes to transmitting disease. Therefore, ..
July 30, 2008
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) is an infection spread by the bite of an infected, hard body, 3-host or Ixodes tick. Adult ticks are eight-legged and related to spiders, mites, and chiggers. ..
July 24, 2008
Spring - the rebirth of long dormant vibrant colors, the aromatic smell of flowers, the call of the blue jay, lush vegetables on the vine. With all the beauty - the stress free atmosphere, the nasty ..
July 23, 2008
Dog Lyme disease or Lyme disease in dogs is a condition where dogs can be rushed to the nearest veterinarian because of limping due to swollen joints, the affected limb's lymph nodes are swelling, ..
July 10, 2008
A Little Backstory On The Cat Flea Yes, the fleas that make their home on your cats body are actually called “cat fleas. " They are the same fleas that sometimes make their homes on a dog's ..
July 01, 2008
External parasites are common among most dogs. An external parasite is an insect that lives off the blood supply of the host. The common parasites found on dogs are; fleas, ticks, mites and lice. ..
April 22, 2008
MITES. The mites commonly found on dogs and cats are permanent parasites and spend their entire life on the host. Their presence is diagnosed positively by finding them in skin scrapings, and ..
April 13, 2008
If you have a pet, no doubt you are concerned about its welfare. One major topic that many pet owners and pet lovers are concerned with is controlling the infestation of pests like fleas and ticks. ..
March 29, 2008
Living way up here in the extreme temperatures in Montana, we are fairly sheltered from the flea and tick infestations that more moderate areas suffer from. However, with the steady increase of pet ..
January 02, 2008
Q:Why are men shy around women? Research suggests that approach anxiety and “FEAR" around women stems back to the stone age where we would live in small tribes on this planet, tribes no bigger ..
January 02, 2007
We all love our dogs, but did you know there are some diseases that humans can contract from contact with a sick dog? They are fairly rare, but it is a wise dog owner takes action to protect both the .