Are Insecticide-Resistant Fleas Making Your Pet Sick?

Posted on: 18 November 2015

If you're a responsible pet parent, you already regularly treat your pets with medication or collars to keep fleas off of them. Whether you use a monthly topical treatment or regularly change their flea collar, you might be surprised to know that flea medication doesn't always have the effect that it's advertised to have. If you've noticed that your pet still has fleas, you're being bitten by fleas, or you've found living fleas in your home, you might have a problem.
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3 Reasons To Adopt An Adult Cat Instead Of A Kitten

Posted on: 12 November 2015

Cats are one of the most popular pets for households of all sizes. But many prospective pet owners only consider kittens, which contributes to the number of older cats in adoption centers throughout the world. While each home is different and a kitten could be right for you, here are three reasons why you might be better off adopting a fully grown cat. 1. Established Habits By the time a cat reaches adulthood, it has established grooming, social, and play behaviors.
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Heartworm Disease: Your Cat Is At Risk Too

Posted on: 10 November 2015

If you thought that heartworm disease affects only dogs, think again. Cats are also at risk for this damaging and potentially deadly disease. The disease progresses and presents itself with some differences between the two species, and there is no approved treatment for feline heartworm disease. Prevention is the only effective course of medicine for protecting your feline friend.  All Cats Are At Risk Feline heartworm disease has affected cats in all of 50 states.
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5 Things Bird Owners Need To Know About Giardiasis

Posted on: 6 November 2015

Pet birds can suffer from a wide variety of health problems, some of them serious. One serious condition that your bird may suffer is giardiasis, an infestation caused by gastrointestinal parasites. Here are five things you need to know about this serious condition.  What causes giardiasis? Giardiasis is caused by giardia, a type of parasite that lives in the intestines of many different animals. The parasite is passed in the feces of infected animals.
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