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Latest Companion Animal Parasite Council Stories

2014-01-19 12:20:22

Important guideline revisions made by both parasite-focused organizations address heartworm prevention, treatment and diagnosis; and include information about FDA approval of the first-ever treatment for circulating microfilaria SHAWNEE, Kan., Jan. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinarians wanting to keep their heartworm protocols up to date should check out the latest information from the American Heartworm Society (AHS) and the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC), say...

2013-08-29 12:26:29

Parasite is an Aggressive Biter that Poses Risks to Pets and People WESTBROOK, Maine, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Historically considered a southern and south-central U.S. parasite, the lone star tick is creating increasing concerns for pets and people in Tennessee. This tick, known for the white, star-like spot on the backs of the female, is an aggressive biter and can transmit diseases such as ehrlichiosis and Rocky Mountain spotted fever to dogs, cats and people. (Logo:...

2013-08-29 12:26:27

Parasite is an Aggressive Biter that Poses Risks to Pets and People WESTBROOK, Maine, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Historically considered a southern and south-central U.S. parasite, the lone star tick is creating increasing concerns for pets and people in Oklahoma City and the entire state. This tick, known for the white, star-like spot on the backs of the female, is an aggressive biter and can transmit diseases such as ehrlichiosis and Rocky Mountain spotted fever to dogs, cats...

2013-08-29 12:26:25

Parasite is an Aggressive Biter that Poses Risks to Pets and People WESTBROOK, Maine, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Historically considered a southern and south-central U.S. parasite, the lone star tick is creating increasing concerns for pets and people in Raleigh and all of North Carolina. This tick, known for the white, star-like spot on the backs of the female, is an aggressive biter and can transmit diseases such as ehrlichiosis and Rocky Mountain spotted fever to dogs, cats and...

2013-08-29 12:26:21

Parasite is an Aggressive Biter that Poses Risks to Pets and People WESTBROOK, Maine, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Historically considered a southern and south-central U.S. parasite, the lone star tick is progressively expanding northward and eastward and creating new concerns for pets and people in Kentucky. This tick, known for the white, star-like spot on the backs of the female, is an aggressive biter and can transmit diseases such as ehrlichiosis and Rocky Mountain spotted...

2013-08-29 12:26:19

Parasite is an Aggressive Biter that Poses Risks to Pets and People WESTBROOK, Maine, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Historically considered a southern and south-central U.S. parasite, the lone star tick is creating increasing concerns for pets and people in Georgia. This tick, known for the white, star-like spot on the backs of the female, is an aggressive biter and can transmit diseases such as ehrlichiosis and Rocky Mountain spotted fever to dogs, cats and people. (Logo:...

2013-08-29 12:26:17

Parasite is an Aggressive Biter that Poses Risks to Pets and People WESTBROOK, Maine, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Historically considered a southern and south-central U.S. parasite, the lone star tick is progressively expanding northward and eastward and creating new concerns for pets and people in Florida. This tick, known for the white, star-like spot on the backs of the female, is an aggressive biter and can transmit diseases such as ehrlichiosis and Rocky Mountain spotted fever...

2013-08-29 12:26:00

Parasite is an Aggressive Biter that Poses Risks to Pets and People WESTBROOK, Maine, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Historically considered a southern and south-central U.S. parasite, the lone star tick is creating increasing concerns for pets and people in Alabama. This tick, known for the white, star-like spot on the backs of the female, is an aggressive biter and can transmit diseases such as ehrlichiosis and Rocky Mountain spotted fever to dogs, cats and people. (Logo:...

2013-07-25 12:27:19

Treating pets to prevent pest-carried diseases becomes crucial OMAHA, Neb., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The threat of Lyme disease is predicted to be extremely high for dogs in many parts of the country this year, and several areas are also confronted with a high population of mosquitoes (carriers and transmitters of heartworm disease), according to the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130205/DE53041LOGO ) Lyme disease is...

2013-05-02 08:38:55

Reduces the hassle of remembering to apply monthly treatments SHAWNEE, Kan., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health Division has now provided dog and cat owners the same performance they expect from a monthly flea and tick topical in an easy-to-use, convenient collar that protects for eight months. Seresto(TM), manufactured by Bayer, is an effective flea and tick preventive providing pet owners with a long-lasting treatment alternative that reduces the hassle...