It's Time to Protect Against Lyme Disease

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Exploring the great outdoors is what our dogs do best, right? It is important to consider that if they are not protected, more time outdoors could mean heightened risk for tick bites and deadly disease. Insert stage left, Lyme disease–the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Lyme disease is a zoonotic disease, meaning the illness affects both animals and humans (not transferrable between the two, however, only through infected tick bites). Continue reading for crucial disease information, from transmission to prevention.

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Worming Schedule for Puppies, Dogs, Kittens and Cats

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Worms are probably one of the most common ailments of puppies and kittens but can be cured. Hookworms and roundworms are the most common worms found in puppies and kittens. This is a guide for deworming as recommended by the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists.

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Flea and Tick Prevention in Cats & Dogs

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What Are Fleas and Ticks?

Fleas and ticks are external parasites that can cause extreme discomfort for your pet and can also cause serious diseases.

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